MICE Collaboration Meeting 38

US/Pacific
Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

Embassy Suites in Napa, California.
Daniel Kaplan (Illinois Institute of Technology) , Debbie Loader (STFC) , Derun Li (LBNL) , Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
Description
The 38th MICE Collaboration Meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

Practical information for the meeting (registration and ReadyTalk information):  here.

Register for the collaboration meeting at:  LBNL registration/information page

The list of registrants may be found at:  LBNL registered persons page

Book accommodation at the Embassy Suites in Napa, California at:   Embassy Suites home page
Please mention the Group Code MIC or the Group Name "Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - MICE" in order to receive the group rate.

The Software and Computing Group has organised a Software Workshop at LBNL on the 27th and 28th February 2014. Please contact Durga Rajaram if you would like to attend.
Slides
    • 09:00 10:30
      Engineering Parallels: RF system Chardonnay Room B

      Chardonnay Room B

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Construction project parallel sessions

      Convener: Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde)
      • 09:00
        RF tuning system measurements and simulation 15m
        Slides
      • 09:15
        RF System HPRF Drivers 15m
        Speaker: Timothy Stanley (S)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        RF Cavity Simulations and Multipactor 15m
        Slides
      • 09:45
        RF Cavities Test Plan at MTA 15m
        Speaker: Yagmur Torun (Illinois Institute of Technology)
      • 10:00
        RF Cavities Visual Inspection System 15m
        Slides
      • 10:15
        RF Planning and Discussion 15m
        Speakers: Dr. Derun Li (LBNL) , Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde) , Timothy Stanley (S) , Yagmur Torun (Illinois Institute of Technology)
    • 09:00 11:50
      Operations: Parallel session Chardonnay Room C

      Chardonnay Room C

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Operations parallel session

      Convener: Steven Boyd (U)
      • 09:00
        Magnet commissioning 30m
        Speaker: Adam Dobbs (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        Tracker 30m
        Speaker: Dr. Melissa Uchida (Imperial College London)
      • 10:00
        EMR 30m
        Speaker: Ruslan Asfandiyarov (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        Slides
      • 10:50
        TOF 30m
        Speaker: Durga Rajaram (IIT, Chicago)
        Slides
      • 11:20
        Target 30m
        Speaker: Paul Smith (University of Sheffield)
        Slides
    • 09:00 10:20
      Software and Analysis Chardonnay Room A

      Chardonnay Room A

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Conveners: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC) , Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 09:00
        EMR Reconstruction 20m
        Speaker: Ruslan Asfandiyarov (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        Slides
      • 09:20
        EMR Physics Analysis 20m
        Speaker: Francois Drielsma (University of Geneva)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Pion contamination paper 20m
        Speaker: Dr. Domizia Orestano (Università Roma Tre and INFN)
        Slides
    • 10:50 12:30
      Physics and analysis Chardonnay Room A

      Chardonnay Room A

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Physics and analysis parallel session

      Convener: Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 10:50
        Step IV beam line currents with and without field 30m
        Speaker: Maria Leonova (Fermilab)
      • 11:20
        Step IV.0 physics possibilities 30m
        Speaker: Dr. Melissa Uchida (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 11:50
        Step IV with reduced focus coil currents 40m
        Speakers: Jean-Baptiste Lagrange , Pierrick Hanlet (Illinois Institute of Technology)
    • 10:50 12:30
      Software and computing Chardonnay Room B

      Chardonnay Room B

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Software and computing parallel session

      Convener: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC)
      • 10:50
        MAUS Status 20m
        Speaker: Durga Rajaram (IIT, Chicago)
        Slides
      • 11:10
        SciFi MC 20m
        Speaker: Christopher Heidt (University of California Riverside)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Global Track Reconstruction 20m
        Speaker: Peter Lane (Illinois Institute of Technology)
        Image
        Slides
      • 11:50
        Batch production and Monte Carlo 20m
        Speaker: Janusz Martyniak (Imperial College London)
        Slides
    • 13:30 15:00
      Software and Analysis Chardonnay Room A

      Chardonnay Room A

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.
      Conveners: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC) , Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 13:30
        RF timing in the context of analysis 30m
        Speaker: Dr. John Cobb (Oxford University)
        Slides
      • 14:00
        RF timing and DAQ 30m
        Speakers: Dr. Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde) , Yordan Ivanov Karadzhov (Universite de Geneve (CH))
      • 14:30
        Other RF analyses and practicalities 20m
        Speaker: Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde)
      • 14:50
        RF discussion 10m
        Speaker: All
    • 14:00 18:00
      Engineering parallels: Tracker Module Chardonnay Room C

      Chardonnay Room C

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Tracker Module Parallel

      Convener: Paul Soler Jermyn (University of Glasgow (GB))
      • 14:00
        Tracker Installation and Step IV Preparation 30m
        Speaker: Melissa Uchida (I)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        Spectrometer Solenoids 30m
        Speaker: Mr. Steve Virostek (Lawrence Berkeley Lab)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        VLPC Readout 30m
        Speaker: David Adey (Fermilab)
        Slides
      • 15:30
        Overview, Reconstruction and Documentation 30m
        Speaker: Adam Dobbs (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Break to attend Controls Talk at SW session (Pierrick Hanlet) 30m
      • 16:30
        Monte Carlo and Geometry 20m
        Speaker: Christopher Heidt (University of California Riverside)
        Slides
      • 16:50
        Tracker efficiency study 20m
        Slides
    • 15:20 18:00
      Physics and analysis Chardonnay Room A

      Chardonnay Room A

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Physics and analysis parallel session

      Convener: Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 15:20
        Step V vs Step VI 30m
        Slides
      • 15:50
        Step V vs Step VI (discussion) 30m
        Speaker: All
      • 16:20
        Field maps 30m
        Speaker: Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 16:50
        Analysis 'wish list' (discussion) 1h 10m
        Speaker: All
        Slides
    • 15:20 18:00
      Software and computing Chardonnay Room B

      Chardonnay Room B

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Software and computing parallel session

      Convener: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC)
      • 15:20
        Online Group Work Plan 20m
        Speaker: Ian Taylor (Warwick University)
        Slides
      • 15:40
        DAQ + Trigger Test Plan 20m
        Speaker: Yordan Ivanov Karadzhov (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Controls and Monitoring - general 30m
        Speaker: Pierrick Hanlet (Illinois Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Controls and Monitoring 10m
        Speaker: Ian Taylor (Warwick University)
        Slides
      • 16:40
        Online Monitoring 10m
        Speaker: Mr. Rhys Gardener (Brunel)
      • 16:50
        Discussion 1h 10m
    • 08:30 10:30
      Software and Analysis
      Conveners: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC) , Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 08:30
        dEdx in Step IV 30m
        Speakers: Daniel Kaplan (Illinois Institute of Technology) , Dr. Pavel Snopok (IIT/FNAL)
        Slides
      • 09:00
        G4BL models of Step I 30m
        Speaker: John Columba Nugent (University of Glasgow (GB))
        Slides
      • 09:30
        Geometry 30m
        Speaker: Ryan Bayes (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Global PID Reconstruction 30m
        Speaker: Celeste Pidcott
        Slides
    • 09:00 12:30
      Engineering Parallels: RF parallel Chardonnay Room C

      Chardonnay Room C

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Embassy Suites in Napa, California.

      Construction project parallel sessions

      Convener: Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde)
    • 09:00 12:30
      Operations: Parallel Chardonnay Room B (Other Institutes)

      Chardonnay Room B

      Other Institutes

      Operations parallel session

      Convener: Steven Boyd (U)
      • 09:00
        MOM report 30m
        Speaker: Pierrick Hanlet (Illinois Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        MOM role changes and discussion 45m
        Speaker: Steven Boyd (U)
        Slides
      • 10:50
        Operations teams, organisation and discussion 40m
        Speaker: Steven Boyd (U)
      • 11:30
        Operations plan and discussion 1h
        Speaker: Steven Boyd (U)
    • 10:50 12:30
      Software and Analysis Chardonnay Room A

      Chardonnay Room A

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Conveners: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC) , Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
      • 10:50
        SciFi Track Reconstruction 20m
        Speaker: Adam Dobbs (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 11:10
        Experiment alignment (discussion) 20m
        Speaker: All
      • 11:30
        Tracker alignment studies 30m
        Speaker: Dr. Melissa Uchida (Imperial College, London)
      • 12:00
        TOF 'rate' effect 20m
        Speaker: Maurizio Bonesini (Universita & INFN, Milano-Bicocca (IT))
    • 13:30 15:00
      Welcome and introduction: Plenary session 1 Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Welcome and introduction

      Convener: Dr. Alan Bross (Fermilab)
      • 13:30
        Welcome 10m
        Speaker: Dr. Derun Li (LBNL)
      • 13:40
        Spokesman's introduction 20m
        Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
        Slides
      • 14:00
        Project Manager's report 30m
        Speaker: Mr. Roy Preece (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        MICE Muon Beam and summary of operations 30m
        Speaker: Adam Dobbs (Imperial College London)
        Slides
    • 15:00 15:30
      Coffee: Break

      Coffee break

    • 15:30 17:30
      Instrumentation: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Instrumentation

      Convener: Paul Soler Jermyn (University of Glasgow (GB))
      • 15:30
        EMR 30m
        Speaker: Ruslan Asfandiyarov (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        reconstruction
        Slides
      • 16:00
        Beam-line instrumentation 30m
        Speaker: Lucien Cremaldi (University of Mississippi (US))
        Slides
      • 16:30
        Tracker 30m
        Speaker: Melissa Uchida (I)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        Spectrometer solenoids 30m
        Speaker: Mr. Steve Virostek (Lawrence Berkeley Lab)
        Slides
    • 17:30 18:30
      Cooling and particle-beam facilities: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Cooling and particle-beam facilities

      Convener: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
      • 17:30
        Cooling and particle beam facilities 35m
        Speaker: Robert Palmer (Brookhaven Nat Lab)
        Slides
    • 08:30 10:30
      Cooling cell: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Cooling cell

      Convener: Jaroslaw Pasternak (Imperial College, London)
      • 08:30
        Absorber/focus-coil module 30m
        Speaker: Dr. John Cobb (Oxford University)
        Slides
      • 09:00
        Coupling coil 30m
        Speaker: Allan DeMello (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        RF: cavities 30m
        Speaker: Yagmur Torun (Illinois Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        RF: power and power distribution 30m
        Speaker: Kevin Ronald (University of Strathclyde)
        Slides
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee: Break

      Coffee break

    • 11:00 12:30
      Integration and infrastructure: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Integration and infrastructure

      Convener: Dr. Witte Holger (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
      • 11:00
        Partial return yoke 30m
        Speaker: Jason Stuart Tarrant (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))
      • 11:30
        MICE Hall and R9 30m
        Speaker: Andy Nichols (STFC Rutherford labs)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        MICE Local Control Rooms 30m
        Speaker: Mr. Steve Griffiths (STFC, DL)
        Slides
    • 12:30 13:30
      Lunch: Break

      Lunch break

    • 13:30 15:30
      Physics: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Physics plenary session

      Convener: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH))
      • 13:30
        Overview and 'missing physics' 30m
        Speaker: Victoria Blackmore (University of Oxford)
        Slides
      • 14:00
        Step IV Readiness 30m
        Speaker: Jaroslaw Pasternak (Imperial College, London)
      • 14:30
        Step V vs Step VI 30m
        Speaker: Dr. David Speirs (University of Strathclyde)
      • 15:00
        Discussion 30m
    • 15:30 16:00
      Coffee: Break

      Coffee break

    • 16:00 17:00
      Ionization cooling: Plenary Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Ionization cooling

      Convener: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
      • 16:00
        The physics of ionization cooling 35m
        Speaker: Robert Palmer (Brookhaven Nat Lab)
        Slides
    • 17:00 19:00
      Collaboration Board Chardonnay AB

      Chardonnay AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Collaboration Board meeting

      Convener: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH))
      • 17:00
        1. Presence and proxys 5m
      • 17:05
        Matters arising and Adoption of agenda 5m
        Draft Agenda
      • 17:10
        Actions and minutes from previous collaboration meeting. 5m
        minutes CB-37
      • 17:15
        Spokesperson's remarks & Executive Board report 20m
        -- Collaboration organigram(s) -- proposal for the review of the MICE constitution
        Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
        panel to review the constitution
      • 17:35
        Project Manager's report 10m
        Speaker: Roy Preece (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Shifts for data taking and MOM policy 15m
        Speakers: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH)) , Steven Boyd (University of Warwick)
        shift-policy-proposal-v1
      • 18:00
        Publication Policy 10m
        Speaker: Paul Soler Jermyn (University of Glasgow (GB))
        Slides
      • 18:10
        UK approval/funding update 10m
        Speaker: Paul Soler Jermyn (University of Glasgow (GB))
      • 18:20
        Other funding updates INFN,CH,US DOE,US NSF 20m
        Speakers: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH)) , Daniel Kaplan (Illinois Institute of Technology) , Dr. Mark Palmer (FNAL) , Maurizio Bonesini (Universita & INFN, Milano-Bicocca (IT))
      • 18:40
        Common fund report 5m
        Speaker: Stefania Ricciardi (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
      • 18:45
        CM39 5m
        Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
      • 18:50
        CM40 in ROME 5m
        Speaker: Dr. Domizia Orestano (Università Roma Tre and INFN)
        Slides
      • 18:55
        a.o.b 5m
    • 19:00 22:00
      Collaboration dinner
      Convener: Dr. Derun Li (LBNL)
    • 08:30 10:00
      Operations: Plenary Pino Noire AB

      Pino Noire AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Operations plenary

      Convener: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
      • 08:30
        MICE Operations; scope, staffing and planning 30m
        Speaker: Steven Boyd (U)
        Slides
      • 09:00
        Operations needs; first cut 30m
        Speaker: Pierrick Hanlet (Illinois Institute of Technology)
      • 09:30
        Discussion 30m
    • 10:00 10:30
      Coffee: Break

      Coffee break

    • 10:30 12:00
      Software and computing: Plenary Pino Noire AB

      Pino Noire AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Software and computing plenary

      Convener: Yagmur Torun (Illinois Institute of Technology)
      • 10:30
        Overview, s/w infrastructure and plans 20m
        Speaker: Dr. Chris Rogers (STFC)
        Slides
      • 10:50
        Maus 25m
        Speaker: Durga Rajaram (IIT, Chicago)
        Slides
      • 11:15
        Online 25m
        Speaker: Ian Taylor (Warwick University)
        Slides
      • 11:40
        Controls and Monitoring 20m
        Speaker: Pierrick Hanlet (Illinois Institute of Technology)
        Slides
    • 12:00 12:30
      Summary and closing: Plenary Pino Noire AB

      Pino Noire AB

      Embassy Suites Hotel -- Napa Valley

      Summary and closing remarks

      Convener: Dr. Alan Bross (Fermilab)
      • 12:00
        Collaboration Board summary 15m
        Speaker: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH))
        Slides
      • 12:15
        Closing remarks 15m
        Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
        Slides
    • 14:00 16:00
      Executive Board
      Convener: Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
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