This is a followup of the HEP software collaboration initial workshop that took place at CERN in April. The main goal of thi workshop is to refine the next steps for building the HEP Software Foundation (HSF) that is being organized to facilitate coordination and common efforts in high energy physics (HEP) software and computing internationally.
As you see from the timetable, much time is reserved for community input. Please sign up to present your input as an individual, project, experiment, etc. Abstract submission is now open. Please submit your proposals before January 19th 2015 using the link on the left side box on the indico main page.
The event page on the HSF website for this workshop is here.
SLAC's web page for the meeting with information on registration, attendees, local logistics etc. is here.
If you plan to participate remotely please add your name to this doodle poll.
In preparing your contributions please make use of this document of guidelines and questions to address.
Communities with similar initiatives
Potential new common projects
Institutions, national reps and agencies are invited to informally express their views
Structured discussion to reach consensus and agreements on next steps, covering
- HSF scope and objectives
- HSF startup, organization, communication
- Initiatives, projects, services to target
- Engaging with other communities: concrete steps
- Action list and timeline
- Objectives for CHEP face to face meeting
- HSF events (workshops, schools, tutorials, ...) in the next year
We start at 1pm, other than that, times are approximate