LHC Performance Workshop - Chamonix 2009

from Monday, 2 February 2009 (10:00) to Friday, 6 February 2009 (20:00)
Chamonix (Le Majestic)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
2 Feb 2009
3 Feb 2009
4 Feb 2009
5 Feb 2009
6 Feb 2009
AM
10:00
Session 01 - What did we learn without beam in 2008 (until 13:30) (Le Majestic)
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10:00 Training the dipoles - Arjan Verweij   (Le Majestic)
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10:30 Electrical and calorimetric measurements and related software. - Nuria Catalan Lasheras   (Le Majestic)
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10:55 The Sector 3-4 Incident - Philippe Lebrun   (Le Majestic)
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11:35 --- coffee break ---
11:50 Superconducting electrical circuits - Karl Hubert Mess   (Le Majestic)
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12:25 LHC Cryogenics: What did we learn from cool-down to first beams - Mr Serge CLAUDET   (Le Majestic)
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12:50 What else did we learn? - Mirko Pojer   (Le Majestic)
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08:30
Session 03 - Repair of 34 (until 12:00) (Le Majestic)
Minutes
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08:30 Magnets repair for 3-4 sectors - Lucio Rossi   (Le Majestic)
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09:10 Reinstallation and interconnections - Francesco Bertinelli   (Le Majestic)
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09:45 Vacuum system – how to get ready for beam ? - Dr Vincent Baglin   (Le Majestic)
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10:20 --- Coffee break ---
10:50 Other systems – what needs to be done? Repair and reinstallation of other systems (standard QPS, PC, BLM, Cryo, Survey, …) - Solfaroli Camillocci Matteo   (Le Majestic)
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11:20 Consolidation after beam operation – constraints from radiation protection considerations - Doris Forkel-Wirth   (Le Majestic)
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08:30
Session 05 - Shutdown Modifications 2008/9 and Future shutdowns (until 13:00) (Le Majestic)
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08:30 Where are we with the current shutdown? - Julie Coupard Katy Foraz   (Le Majestic)
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09:05 Alternative scenarios for the current shutdown - Katy Foraz Julie Coupard   (Le Majestic)
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09:25 Running through the winter 2009/10? Is it just a cost issue? - Mario Batz   (Le Majestic)
09:40 How do we keep track of upgrades / changes? - Rüdiger Schmidt   (Le Majestic)
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10:10 --- coffee break ---
10:40 Consequences of warm-up of a sector above 80K - Pierre Strubin   (Le Majestic)
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11:10 Critical spares - Roberto Saban   (Le Majestic)
08:30
Session 07 - What did we learn with beam in 2008? (until 12:30) (Le Majestic)
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08:30 Injection Tests - Verena Kain   (Le Majestic)
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08:55 Operational experience with circulating beam - Stefano Redaelli   (Le Majestic)
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09:20 Beam-based measurements - Rogelio Tomas   (Le Majestic)
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09:45 Transfer lines and Injection: results from machine studies during beam commissioning - Malika Meddahi   (Le Majestic)
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10:10 --- Coffee break ---
10:40 Injection and beam dump - Brennan Goddard   (Le Majestic)
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11:05 First Results from the LHC Beam Instrumentation Systems - Rhodri Jones   (Le Majestic)
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11:30 Controls & software - Eugenia Hatziangeli   (Le Majestic)
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11:50 First Field Test of FiDeL, the Magnetic Field Description for the LHC - Luca Bottura   (Le Majestic)
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08:30
Session 09 - What will we do with beam in 2009/10 (until 13:00) (Le Majestic)
Discussion summary
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08:30 Experiments desiderata - Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi   (Le Majestic)
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09:00 Options and preferences for proton running - Werner Herr   (Le Majestic)
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09:30 Ions in the LHC - John Jowett   (Le Majestic)
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10:00 --- Coffee break ---
10:30 Readiness of and plans for the injectors for 2009 - Elias Metral   (Le Majestic)
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11:00 Are we ready for the 2009 beam operation? - Stefano Redaelli   (Le Majestic)
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11:30 Organization - Gianluigi Arduini   (Le Majestic)
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PM
16:30 --- Coffee break ---
17:00
Session 02 - Safety (until 20:00) (Le Majestic)
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17:00 Consequences for safety of personnel following S34 - Ghislain Roy   (Le Majestic)
17:25 Safety Organisation - John Robert Etheridge Rudiger Schmidt   (Le Majestic)
18:10 Access & LACS/LASS - Laurette Ponce (Unknown)   (Le Majestic)
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18:35 Safety systems (AL3) and systems relevant to Safety - Steve Hutchins   (Le Majestic)
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19:05 Possible scenarios for a safety upgrade of the ventilation system - Joaquin Inigo-Golfin   (Le Majestic)
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19:30 Emergency preparedness - Enrico Cennini   (Le Majestic)
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16:30 --- Coffee break ---
17:00
Session 04 - Strategy for consolidation to avoid incident and limit collateral damage (until 20:00) (Le Majestic)
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17:00 Insulation vacuum and beam vacuum overpressure release - Vittorio Parma   (Le Majestic)
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17:35 Improved anchoring of SSS with vacuum barrier to avoid displacement - Ofelia Capatina   (Le Majestic)
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18:05 Bus bar joints stability and protection - Arjan Verweij   (Le Majestic)
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18:40 QPS Upgrade and Re-commissioning - Reiner Denz   (Le Majestic)
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19:20 Risk Analysis for the Different Consolidation Proposals - Jim Strait   (Le Majestic)
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16:30 --- Coffee break ---
17:00
Session 06 - What else can go wrong (until 21:10) (Le Majestic)
Discussion summary
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17:00 Maximum Credible Incidents - Jim Strait   (Le Majestic)
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17:35 Risks due to UPS malfunctioning - Thiesen Hugues   (Le Majestic)
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18:05 Impact of SEUs - Markus Brugger   (Le Majestic)
18:35 Beam induced damage - what is a safe beam? - Verena Kain   (Le Majestic)
19:05 Worst case beam incident causes and protection - Brennan Goddard   (Le Majestic)
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19:30 Weaknesses of the MPS - Bernhard Holzer   (Le Majestic)
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21:00 --- Restaurant La Caleche ---
16:30 --- Coffee break ---
17:00
Session 08 - What we will do for beam preparation in 2009 (until 20:00) (Le Majestic)
Discussion summary
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17:00 Magnet Circuits - Antonio Vergara Fernandez   (Le Majestic)
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17:40 Powering Interlocks - Markus Zerlauth   (Le Majestic)
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18:10 Beam Interlocks - Jorg Wenninger   (Le Majestic)
18:40 Injection and Beam Dump - Jan Uythoven   (Le Majestic)
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19:10 RF Preparation for Beam in 2009 - Edmond Ciapala (CERN)   (Le Majestic)
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19:40 SC Magnet (re)training - Ezio Todesco   (Le Majestic)
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20:00 --- Cocktail - Mercure ---
12:00 --- Lunch Mercure ---
14:00
Session 10 - Summary session (until 16:00) (Le Majestic)
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14:00 Summary - Steve Myers   (Le Majestic)
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