25-26 June 2015
Europe/Zurich timezone
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This industrial event related to the major CERN project for the next decade, the High Luminosity LHC project, will be held at CERN on 25-26 June 2015.

This event follows the previous industry oriented workshop “Superconducting Technologies for Next Generation of Accelerators” held at CERN in December 2012, and marks the end of the EU supported Design Study FP7-HiLumi LHC (grant n. 284404) and the beginning of the construction phase of the project.

Leading companies in the fields of superconductivity, cryogenics, power electronics, electrical engineering and mechanics will meet High Luminosity LHC project engineers at the IdeaSquare premises to explore the technical and commercial challenges emerging from the design and procurement of the LHC upgrade accelerator, and to match them with state-of-the-art industrial solutions.

This initiative, structured as an event connecting CERN with the potential industrial partners facing the High Luminosity LHC specific technical challenges, aims at fostering R&D collaborations and knowledge exchange, preparing the field for the deployment of the European commercial potential. The main topics of this event relevant to the manufacturing and procurement of the HiLumi LHC components will be:

•           High Luminosity LHC project: technical challenges

•           High Luminosity LHC project: the schedule

•           Procurement and legal framework

The participants will be welcomed with a working dinner on Thursday 25 June 2015 in the Annex of CERN Restaurant no.1. Additionally, a visit to CERN facilities (SM18, cavity and/or collimation workshop) may be organized on the same afternoon, depending on the request of the interested companies.

In the morning of Friday 26 June 2015, the presentation of the High Luminosity LHC project will be followed by several technical presentations that will detail the main technology domains as well as the construction and procurement challenges. A schedule presentation will provide the timeline of the procurement to come, and the legal framework talk will give another opportunity for further discussions.

 In the afternoon, business to business meetings on topics relevant to the High Luminosity LHC project will be arranged according to participant requests. In order to ease the organization of this session, participants are invited to sign-up when registering for this event.

Companies willing to attend this special event are kindly invited to pre-register before Friday 22 May 2015 to show their interest.

Should you have doubts about your eligibility, please get in touch with your ILO before filling in the registration form. CERN reserves the right to accept or not your pre-registration. You will receive a confirmation of your participation by Friday 29 May 2015. Please note that a maximum of two representatives per company will be accepted as places are limited.




IdeaSquare, building 3179