Joint WLCG & HSF Workshop 2018

from Monday, March 26, 2018 (8:30 AM) to Thursday, March 29, 2018 (1:15 PM)
Napoli, Italy (Centro Congessi Federico II (Aula Magna; Aula A); Hotel Vesuvio)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Mar 26, 2018
Mar 27, 2018
Mar 28, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
AM
8:30 AM
Registration (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM --- Welcome Coffee (courtesy of DELL/EMC) ---
10:00 AM
Opening Plenary Session - Graeme Stewart (CERN) Ian Collier (STFC-Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (GB)) (until 12:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
10:00 AM Welcome and Introduction - Prof. Gaetano Manfredi (Federico II University) Alessandra Doria (INFN, Napoli (IT))   (Scarlatti)
10:20 AM HEP science goals for the next decade - Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Scarlatti)
10:40 AM IHEP Experiments and Software Development - Xiaomei Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences (CN))   (Scarlatti)
10:55 AM CWP Roadmap - Eduardo Rodrigues (University of Cincinnati (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:35 AM US NSF and DOE current activities and plans - Taylor Childers (Argonne National Laboratory (US)) Peter Elmer (Princeton University (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:55 AM Discussion   (Scarlatti)
9:00 AM
Common Data Management and Data Lakes - Simone Campana (CERN) Maria Girone (CERN) (until 10:30 AM) (Scarlatti)
9:00 AM Introduction - Maria Girone (CERN) Simone Campana (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:05 AM Highlights of the Rucio workshop - Martin Barisits (CERN) Mario Lassnig (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:25 AM Dynamo - Intelligent Data Management - Benedikt Maier (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE)) Benedikt Maier (K) Benedikt Maier (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (US)) Christoph Paus (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (US))   (Scarlatti)
9:40 AM Data Lakes R&D: high level goals - Xavier Espinal Curull (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:55 AM A Transfer Ecosystem for the WLCG - Brian Paul Bockelman (University of Nebraska Lincoln (US))   (Scarlatti)
10:10 AM Performance metrics and measurements in the Data Lake model - Jaroslava Schovancova (CERN) Gavin McCance (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
10:25 AM wrap up   (Scarlatti)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Frameworks and Infrastructure - Paolo Calafiura (University of California Berkeley (US)) Mohammad Al-Turany (CERN) (until 12:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
11:00 AM Threads to grids: distributed concurrency in athena/Gaudi - Dr Charles Leggett (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:30 AM CLARA: Clas12 Reconstruction and Analysis Framework - Vardan Gyurjyan (Jefferson Lab)   (Scarlatti)
12:00 PM ALFA: Alice-Fair message queue based reconstruction and analysis framework - Thorsten Kollegger (GSI - Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH (DE))   (Scarlatti)
9:00 AM
Programming for Concurrency and Co-Processors - Jim Pivarski (Princeton University) (until 10:30 AM) (Scarlatti)
9:00 AM FPGAs as co-processors for reconstruction - Christian Faerber (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:20 AM VecCore: Expressing HEP algorithms in terms of explicit SIMD types and operations - Andrei Gheata (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:40 AM Dask: distributed computing for scientific Python - Dr Martin Durant (Anaconda, Inc.)   (Scarlatti)
10:00 AM Parallelized tracking algorithms - Matti Kortelainen (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Scarlatti)
10:20 AM Discussion   (Scarlatti)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Performance and Cost Modeling Introduction - Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energéti cas Medioambientales y Tecno) Markus Schulz (CERN) Andrea Sciaba (CERN) (until 12:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
11:00 AM Overview of the Working Group, Mandate, Activities and Status - Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energéti cas Medioambientales y Tecno)   (Aula Magna)
11:30 AM Most important workloads and how to run them - Johannes Elmsheuser (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   (Aula Magna)
11:45 AM Metrics and Measurements - Gareth Douglas Roy (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Aula Magna)
12:05 PM Cost evaluation process - Catherine Biscarat (LPSC Grenoble, IN2P3/CNRS)   (Aula Magna)
11:00 AM
Software Development - Giulio Eulisse (CERN) Martin Ritter (LMU / Cluster Universe) (until 12:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
11:00 AM Project Discussions: Packaging - Graeme Stewart (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
11:30 AM Project Discussions: Profilers - Ben Couturier (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
11:45 AM Project Discussions: Static Analyzers - Sandro Christian Wenzel (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
12:00 PM Project Incubation - Giulio Eulisse (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
12:15 PM Becoming "Mainstream" - Eduardo Rodrigues (University of Cincinnati (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:00 AM
Visualisation - Riccardo Maria Bianchi (University of Pittsburgh (US)) (until 12:30 PM) (Room A)
11:00 AM Visualization CWP paper status - Thomas Mc Cauley (University of Notre Dame (US)) Riccardo Maria Bianchi (University of Pittsburgh (US))   (Room A)
11:05 AM Prject Discussion: Intro. - Thomas Mc Cauley (University of Notre Dame (US)) Riccardo Maria Bianchi (University of Pittsburgh (US))   (Room A)
11:15 AM Hybrid Rendering System for Particle Collision Experimental Data Visualization - Dr Ciril Bohak (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science)   (Room A)
11:30 AM New development in ROOT concerning web-based graphics, GUI and geometry display - Sergey Linev   (Room A)
11:45 AM ATLAS Open Data apps: bringing the interactivity of the website to the desktop - Arturo Sanchez Pineda (Abdus Salam Int. Cent. Theor. Phys. (IT))   (Room A)
12:00 PM VR-based event visualization in Belle II - Leo Piilonen (Virginia Tech)   (Room A)
12:15 PM Open discussion: "Can we build common Viz Tools?" - Next steps - Thomas Mc Cauley (University of Notre Dame (US)) Riccardo Maria Bianchi (University of Pittsburgh (US))   (Room A)
9:00 AM
Closing Plenary Session - Pere Mato Vila (CERN) Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 10:30 AM) (Scarlatti)
9:00 AM SKA contribution - Anna Scaife (Manchester University)   (Scarlatti)
9:30 AM Summary of Common Data Management and Data Lakes - Simone Campana (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:40 AM Summary of Frameworks and Infrastructure - Marco Clemencic (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
9:50 AM Summary of Programming for Concurrency and Co-Processors - Jim Pivarski (Princeton University)   (Scarlatti)
10:00 AM Summary of Simulation - Victor Daniel Elvira (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Scarlatti)
10:10 AM Summary of Analysis Facilities and Use Cases - Eduardo Rodrigues (University of Cincinnati (US))   (Scarlatti)
10:20 AM Summary of Software Development - Martin Ritter (LMU / Cluster Universe)   (Scarlatti)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Closing Plenary Session - Pere Mato Vila (CERN) Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 12:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
11:00 AM Summary of Visualization - Riccardo Maria Bianchi (University of Pittsburgh (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:10 AM Summary of Workload Management - Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   (Scarlatti)
11:20 AM Summary of Security - David Crooks (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Scarlatti)
11:30 AM Summary of Performance and Cost Modeling - Markus Schulz (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
11:40 AM Summary of Data Preservation for HEP - Dr Bruce Becker (EGI Foundation) Bruce Becker (DAPNIA)   (Scarlatti)
11:50 AM Summary of Training and Careers - Sudhir Malik (University of Puerto Rico (PR))   (Scarlatti)
12:00 PM Conclusions and way forward - Ian Bird (CERN) Graeme Stewart (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
PM
12:30 PM --- Lunch Break ---
1:30 PM
Technology Watch - Eric Christian Lancon (BNL) Bernd Panzer-Steindel (CERN) Helge Meinhard (CERN) (until 3:40 PM) (Scarlatti)
1:30 PM Evolution of technology and markets - Bernd Panzer-Steindel (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
2:10 PM GÉANT Data Transfer Node service - Mr Vincenzo Capone (GÉANT)   (Scarlatti)
2:20 PM Topics for R&D on technology watch - Bernd Panzer-Steindel (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
2:50 PM Proposal for technology watch WG - Helge Meinhard (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
3:10 PM Sponsor presentation: DELL - Martin Hilgeman (Dell)   (Scarlatti)
3:25 PM Sponsor presentation: RITTAL - Jason Rylands (Rittal)   (Scarlatti)
3:40 PM --- Coffee ---
4:10 PM
HEP Use Cases - David Lange (Princeton University (US)) Benedikt Hegner (CERN) (until 6:00 PM) (Scarlatti)
4:10 PM Introduction   (Scarlatti)
4:25 PM Challenges for LHCb trigger - Concezio Bozzi (CERN and INFN Ferrara)   (Scarlatti)
4:50 PM Simulation and event reconstruction challenges for DUNE - Erica Snider (Fermilab)   (Scarlatti)
5:15 PM Reconstruction challenges for HL-LHC - Vincenzo Innocente (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
5:40 PM Challenges and evolution in event generators - Taylor Childers (Argonne National Laboratory (US))   (Scarlatti)
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
1:30 PM
Data Preservation for HEP - Jamie Shiers (CERN) Mike Hildreth (University of Notre Dame (US)) (until 3:30 PM) (Room A)
1:30 PM Certification: Motivation, Benefits and Status - Mike Hildreth (University of Notre Dame (US)) Mike Hildreth (Department of Physics-College of Science-University of Notre Da) Jamie Shiers (CERN)   (Room A)
1:50 PM CERN Analysis Preservation Portal - Sunje Dallmeier-Tiessen (CERN)   (Room A)
2:10 PM Achilles’ heels in LTDP or how do we address risks - Gerardo Ganis (CERN)   (Room A)
2:30 PM Collaboration Across HEP and with Other Disciplines: An EIROForum Sub-Group - Jamie Shiers (CERN)   (Room A)
2:50 PM Archiving and Preservation "in the Cloud" - Outlook - João Fernandes (CERN)   (Room A)
3:10 PM CWP Roadmap, Preparing Input to update of European Strategy for Particle Physics (and others elsewhere in the world) - Mike Hildreth (Department of Physics-College of Science-University of Notre Da) Mike Hildreth (University of Notre Dame (US))   (Room A)
1:30 PM
Training and Careers - Dario Menasce (Universita & INFN, Milano-Bicocca (IT)) Albert Puig Navarro (Universität Zürich (CH)) Dr Dario Berzano Sudhir Malik (University of Puerto Rico (PR)) (until 3:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
1:30 PM Lightning Talk 1 (CMS/ATLAS) - Sudhir Malik (University of Puerto Rico (PR))   (Aula Magna)
1:40 PM Lightning Talk 2 (Belle II) - Dr Martin Ritter (LMU / Cluster Universe) Martin Ritter (LMU Munich) Dr TBD   (Aula Magna)
1:50 PM Lightning Talk 3 (The CERN School of Computing) - Sebastian Lopienski (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
2:00 PM Lightning Talk 4 (Starterkit - LHCb) - Violaine Bellee (EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (CH))   (Aula Magna)
2:10 PM Lightning Talk 5 (ALICE) - Dario Berzano (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
2:20 PM Lightning Talk 6 (Data Science @Università di Padova and INFN) - Marco Zanetti (Universita e INFN, Padova (IT))   (Aula Magna)
2:30 PM Lightning Talk 7 (Bertinoro School of Computing) - Francesco Giacomini (INFN CNAF)   (Aula Magna)
2:40 PM Lightning Talk 8 (Neutrino experiments @ FNAL) - Robert Kutschke (Femilab)   (Aula Magna)
2:50 PM Lightning Talk 9 (VIRGO+LIGO) - Pia Astone (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (Aula Magna)
3:00 PM Lightning Talk 10 (Vision for Future Integrated Software Training) - Peter Elmer (Princeton University (US))   (Aula Magna)
3:10 PM Round Table - Discussion   (Aula Magna)
1:30 PM
Workload Management - Frank Wurthwein (UCSD) Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) (until 3:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
1:30 PM How HL-LHC challenges inform WM R&D: ATLAS view - Johannes Elmsheuser (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Alessandro Di Girolamo (CERN) Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Davide Costanzo (University of Sheffield (GB))   (Scarlatti)
1:50 PM How HL-LHC challenges inform WM R&D: CMS view - Frank Wuerthwein (UCSD)   (Scarlatti)
2:10 PM Roadmap towards WM standardization for HL-LHC: ARC perspective - Andrej Filipcic (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI))   (Scarlatti)
2:30 PM Roadmap towards WM standardization for HL-LHC: PanDA perspective - Kaushik De (University of Texas at Arlington (US)) Alexei Klimentov (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   (Scarlatti)
2:50 PM Roadmap towards WM standardization for HL-LHC: Dirac perspective - Federico Stagni (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
3:10 PM Roadmap towards WM standardization for HL-LHC: OSG perspective - Brian Paul Bockelman (University of Nebraska Lincoln (US))   (Scarlatti)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM
Analysis Facilities and Use Cases - Oliver Gutsche (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Eduardo Rodrigues (University of Cincinnati (US)) (until 6:00 PM) (Scarlatti)
4:00 PM Overview of CWP paper from WG Data Analysis and Interpretation - Mark Neubauer (Univ. Illinois at Urbana Champaign (US))   (Scarlatti)
4:20 PM Spark-like and query-like analysis systems and tools - Jim Pivarski (Princeton University)   (Scarlatti)
4:40 PM HPC analyses - Viktor Khristenko (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
5:00 PM Real-time analyses - the LHCb case - Rosen Matev (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
5:20 PM Analyses with SWAN and docker - Pere Mato Vila (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
5:40 PM Open discussion on future avenues and collaboration - Eduardo Rodrigues (University of Cincinnati (US)) Oliver Gutsche (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Scarlatti)
8:00 PM --- Social Dinner ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
1:30 PM
Performance and Cost Modeling Introduction - Markus Schulz (CERN) Andrea Sciaba (CERN) Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energéti cas Medioambientales y Tecno) (until 3:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
1:30 PM Tools and Techniques for Performance/Cost Measurements - Andrea Valassi (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
2:00 PM Evolution of the critical workloads in Run3 and HL-LHC - David Lange (Princeton University (US))   (Aula Magna)
2:30 PM Cost evaluation process, example calculation - Renaud Vernet (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Aula Magna)
2:50 PM Common resource calculation model: Brainstorming/Hackathon - Andrea Sartirana (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Aula Magna)
3:20 PM Summary, Follow up - Markus Schulz (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
1:30 PM
Security - David Crooks (University of Glasgow (GB)) Romain Wartel (CERN) (until 3:30 PM) (Scarlatti)
1:30 PM Trust & Policies - David Kelsey (Science and Technology Facilities Council STFC (GB))   (Scarlatti)
1:55 PM Authentication and Authorisation - Maarten Litmaath (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
2:20 PM Operational Security - Vincent Brillault (CERN) David Crooks (University of Glasgow (GB))   (Scarlatti)
3:00 PM Discussion   (Scarlatti)
1:30 PM
Simulation - Andrea Dotti (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) John Harvey (CERN) Victor Daniel Elvira (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 3:30 PM) (Room A)
1:30 PM LHCb - Preparation for Run3 - Gloria Corti (CERN)   (Room A)
1:50 PM ALICE - Preparation for Run3 - Sandro Christian Wenzel (CERN)   (Room A)
2:10 PM Reducing CPU Consumption of Geant4 Simulation in ATLAS - John Derek Chapman (University of Cambridge (GB))   (Room A)
2:30 PM Geant4 R&D programme - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Room A)
2:50 PM Electromagnetic and Hadronic Physics requirements for detector simulation in 2020s - Dr Farah Hariri (CERN)   (Room A)
3:10 PM Towards modularization and vectorization of Geant4 physics: a pilot study - Tatsumi Koi (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (Room A)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM
Common Data Management and Data Lakes - Maria Girone (CERN) Simone Campana (CERN) (until 6:20 PM) (Scarlatti)
4:00 PM Distributed Storage and Data Lakes: ideas from EOS experts - Andreas Joachim Peters (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
4:20 PM Distributed Storage and Data Lakes: ideas from dCache experts - Patrick Fuhrmann (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) Mr Tigran Mkrtchyan (DESY)   (Scarlatti)
4:40 PM Distributed Storage and Data Lakes: The XDC Project - Oliver Keeble (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
4:45 PM The ESCAPE project - Ian Bird (CERN)   (Scarlatti)
4:50 PM Using Capability-based authorization for HTTP-based Third Party Copies - Brian Paul Bockelman (University of Nebraska Lincoln (US))   (Scarlatti)
5:10 PM XRoot and HTTP Third Party Copy - Andrew Bohdan Hanushevsky (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (Scarlatti)
5:30 PM caching technologies: Xcache - Wei Yang (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (Scarlatti)
5:50 PM caching technologies: HTTP caches - Silvio Pardi (INFN)   (Scarlatti)
4:00 PM
Frameworks Technical Session - Marco Clemencic (CERN) (until 6:00 PM) (Aula Magna)
4:00 PM Overview of Serialization Technologies - Jim Pivarski (Princeton University)   (Aula Magna)
4:30 PM Programming languages for frameworks: is C++ still the best choice? - Radu Popescu (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
5:00 PM Discussion on Frameworks Section of CWP - Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Aula Magna)
5:30 PM Open Discussion   (Aula Magna)
4:00 PM
Simulation - John Harvey (CERN) Andrea Dotti (Università and INFN Pisa) Victor Daniel Elvira (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 6:00 PM) (Room A)
4:00 PM Status and plans for the vectorised particle transport “demonstrator" - Witold Pokorski (CERN)   (Room A)
4:20 PM CmsToyGV: Integration tests of GeantV in CMS software framework - Kevin Pedro (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Room A)
4:40 PM VecGeom in CMS, Muon g-2, Mu2e - Victor Daniel Elvira (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (Room A)
4:50 PM Variance reduction techniques in HEP for Geant4 - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (Room A)
5:10 PM CaloGAN: a novel physics simulation with Neural Networks trained from Geant4 full-sims - Luke De Oliveira Ben Nachman (University of California Berkeley (US)) Michela Paganini (Yale University (US))   (Room A)
5:30 PM Use of HPC resources with Geant4 simulations - Andrea Dotti (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   (Room A)
5:50 PM First steps on simulation readout vectorization: LArSoft - Erica Snider (Fermilab)   (Room A)
1:00 PM Buses for Napoli Capodichino Airport and Rome Fiumicino Airport   ()