US ATLAS Physics Support, Software and Computing Technical Planning Meeting 2016

Eckhardt Research Center 161 (University of Chicago)

Eckhardt Research Center 161

University of Chicago

William Eckhardt Research Center 5640 South Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60637
Alexei Klimentov (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Ayana Holloway (Duke University (US)) , David Malon (Argonne National Laboratory (US)) , Eric Christian Lancon (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR)) , Erich Ward Varnes (University of Arizona (US)) , Kaushik De (University of Texas at Arlington (US)) , Nils Erik Krumnack (Iowa State University (US)) , Nurcan Ozturk (University of Texas at Arlington (US)) , Paolo Calafiura (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US)) , Robert William Gardner Jr (University of Chicago (US)) , Scott Snyder (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Vakho Tsulaia (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US)) , Zachary Louis Marshall (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US))

This meeting combine

  • the annual US ATLAS software technical planning meeting
  • the annual management meeting dedicated to the scrubbing of Physics Support, Computing and Software budgets

Developers and technical experts are invited to this meeting so that it can be a substantive technical discussion and planning session for key US activities. Towards making it substantive and technical, the topics will be limited.

All ATLAS members interested to attend are welcome.

The scrubbing meeting is by invitation only. L2 and L3 managers are expected to participate.

Meeting notes - editable googledoc -- please contribute


Travel and Accomodations

Do not forget to plan your travel for the US ATLAS Technical Planning Meeting 2016 as early as possible.  Information about visiting the University of Chicago is available here, and the following lodging options close to the University are available:


Hyatt Hyde Park

Use the following link to get the “University of Chicago Family” discounted rate ($195/night): link.  The rooms may go quickly and the special discount rate may not be around for long. 

The Promontory, next to the Hyatt, would be a nice place to congregate on Sunday night before the meeting starts.


La Quinta

Another excellent option perhaps the most affordable is



If you’re staying downtown for ICHEP, there are of course a plethora of options  including  See the link above regarding directions and transportation options to Hyde Park from downtown.


Dinner Monday Evening

Please sign-up if you plan on joining the (self-pay) dinner on Monday evening:


  • Alexander Undrus
  • Andrea Dotti
  • Ayana Tamu Arce
  • Balamurugan Desinghu
  • Benedikt Riedel
  • Charles Leggett
  • David Lesny
  • David Malon
  • Doug Benjamin
  • Elizabeth Prout
  • Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy
  • Eric Christian Lancon
  • Erich Ward Varnes
  • Fred Luehring
  • Hironori Ito
  • Horst Severini
  • Jack Cranshaw
  • Judith Stephen
  • Kaushik De
  • Lincoln Bryant
  • Marcin Nowak
  • Mark Neubauer
  • Nurcan Ozturk
  • Paolo Calafiura
  • Peter Elmer
  • Richard Philip Mount
  • Robert William Gardner Jr
  • Saul Youssef
  • Shawn Mc Kee
  • Srini Rajagopalan
  • Steven Andrew Farrell
  • Vakho Tsulaia
  • Wei Yang