23rd Geant4 Collaboration Meeting

from Monday, August 27, 2018 (8:00 AM) to Friday, August 31, 2018 (6:00 PM)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Aug 27, 2018
Aug 28, 2018
Aug 29, 2018
Aug 30, 2018
Aug 31, 2018
AM
8:00 AM
Registration (until 9:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM
Plenary 1 - Opening address / open requirements - Luis Gerardo Sarmiento Pico Xiaoxiao Cai (ESS/DTU) (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Welcome by Mr. Holger Radner, vice Mayor of Lund - Mr Holger Radner (Vice Mayor, Lund)   ()
9:10 AM Opening remarks - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
9:15 AM Open requirements - LHC and other HEP energy frontier experiments - Mihaly Novak (CERN)   ()
9:30 AM Open requirements - HEP intensity and cosmic frontier experiments - Krzysztof Genser (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
9:45 AM Open requirements - Nuclear physics and engineering, material science - Dennis Herbert Wright   ()
10:00 AM Open requirements - Space science and engineering - Giovanni Santin (ESA)   ()
10:15 AM Open requirements - Medical and bio science - Pedro Arce (CIEMAT)   ()
10:30 AM --- break ---
11:00 AM
Plenary 2 - Collaboration tools, documentation, web - Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB)) Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB)) (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Updates on Geant4 Documentation - Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
11:15 AM Updates on Geant4 Website/Drupal - Gunter Folger (CERN)   ()
11:30 AM Updates on Geant4 Development Tools: CMake, Data - Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB))   ()
11:45 AM Geant4 Git Migration: Timetable and Discussion - Gunter Folger (CERN) Gabriele Cosmo (CERN) Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB))   ()
9:00 AM
Plenary 3 - Electromagnetic Physics Updates - Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN) Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Update of Standard EM Models - Mihaly Novak (CERN)   ()
9:30 AM Status of Standard EM libraries - Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN)   ()
10:00 AM Status of Low-energy EM Physics - Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
10:30 AM --- break ---
11:00 AM
Plenary 4 - Physics updates 2 - Gunter Folger (CERN) Dennis Herbert Wright (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM High Energy Hadronic Models: Status and Plans - Gunter Folger   ()
11:20 AM Low Energy Hadronic Models: Status and Plans - Laurent Desorgher   ()
11:40 AM Hadronic Validation: Status and Plans - Dennis Wright   ()
12:00 PM Hadronic Model Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Parallel 5A - Low energy hadronic physics - Dennis Herbert Wright Gunter Folger (CERN) (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Hadron Therapy Validation - Susanna Guatelli   ()
9:15 AM High Precision Hadron Models: Status and Plans - Pedro Arce   ()
9:30 AM Radioactive Decay Model: Status and Plans - Laurent Desorgher   ()
9:45 AM Precompound and Deexcitation Models - Vladimir Ivantchenko   ()
10:00 AM Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Parallel 5B - Biasing - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB)) (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Introduction - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
9:10 AM Variance reduction using multi-stage simulations - Pete Truscott   ()
9:30 AM Update on Channeling - Enrico Bagli (Universita e INFN, Ferrara (IT))   ()
9:45 AM Update on Generic Biasing - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
10:00 AM Having a Differential Cross-Section Class - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
10:10 AM Discussion on open issues   ()
10:30 AM --- break ---
11:00 AM
Plenary 5 - Generic process, physics validation and validation tools - Gunter Folger (CERN) Hans-Joachim Wenzel (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 12:00 PM) ()
11:00 AM Biasing in Geant4 - an Update - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
11:20 AM Validation Strategies and Tools - Gunter Folger (CERN)   ()
11:40 AM Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Plenary 6 - Kernel, GUI/Vis, examples updates - Takashi Sasaki (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (JP)) Laurent Garnier (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Status of multithreading / Kernel updates - Dr Jonathan Madsen (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
9:20 AM GUI / Vis updates / Intercom updates - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) John Allison   ()
9:40 AM Examples updates - Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
9:55 AM Analysis updates - Guy Barrand (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
10:15 AM Geometry updates - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
10:30 AM --- break ---
11:00 AM
Plenary 7 - Code evolution strategies - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Gabriele Cosmo (CERN) (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Migration to C++11/14/17 - Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB))   ()
11:30 AM Integrating R&D outcomes - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
12:00 PM Git openness - Pere Mato Vila (CERN) Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
9:00 AM
Parallel 8A - Technical aspects of hadronic physics and remaining topics - Dennis Herbert Wright Gunter Folger (CERN) (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM ProtonHP: Status and Problems - Pablo Cirrone   ()
9:10 AM Discussion of ParticleHP Maintenance - Michel Maire   ()
9:30 AM (Extension of 7A) - Vectorisation of RND engines - Soon Yung Jun (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) John Apostolakis (CERN)   ()
9:45 AM (Extension of 7A) - Optical Photon Mediator for Vectorization, GPU and FastSim - Soon Yung Jun (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
9:55 AM (Extension of 7A) - Discussion   ()
9:00 AM
Parallel 8B - Updates on Vis - Laurent Garnier John Allison (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Global update on vis - John Allison   ()
9:10 AM Inventor driver status - Fred Jones (TRIUMF (CA))   ()
9:20 AM Exploring G4 on Android and iOS. - Guy Barrand (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
9:30 AM Qt driver status - Laurent Garnier   ()
9:40 AM Other driver status   ()
9:50 AM Open discution   ()
10:30 AM --- break ---
11:00 AM
Plenary 8 - Summary of parallel sessions -Dr Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory) Xiaoxiao Cai (ESS/DTU) (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Report on Parallel Session 1A and 2A - Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) Mihaly Novak (CERN) Luciano Pandola (INFN-LNS) Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN)   ()
11:15 AM Report on Parallel Session 1B - Gunter Folger (CERN) Soon Yung Jun (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
11:23 AM Report on Parallel Session 2B - Laurent Garnier Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
11:31 AM Report on Parallel Session 3B - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
11:39 AM Report on Parallel Session 4B - John Apostolakis (CERN) Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
11:47 AM Report on Parallel Session 5B - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
11:55 AM Report on Parallel Session 6A - Gunter Folger (CERN) Hans-Joachim Wenzel (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
12:03 PM Report on Parallel Session 6B - Susanna Guatelli Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
12:11 PM Report on Parallel Session 7B - Gunter Folger (CERN) Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB))   ()
PM
12:30 PM --- lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Parallel 1A - New EM physics models - Mihaly Novak (CERN) Prof. Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM New 5D gamma conversion model - Igor Semeniouk (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Denis Robert Leon Bernard (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
2:20 PM New model of 3 gamma annihilation - Andrei Alkin (M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (RU))   ()
2:40 PM Models for simulation of Gold nanoparticles - Dosatsu Sakata (University of Tsukuba (JP))   ()
3:00 PM New PIXE cross sections and validation of Auger electrons - Susanna Guatelli   ()
2:00 PM
Parallel 1B - Computing performance - Gunter Folger (CERN) Soon Yung Jun (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Profiling for low energy physics - Kihyeon Cho   ()
2:15 PM Medcial Domain - Susanna Guatelli   ()
2:30 PM ALICE - Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
2:45 PM ATLAS - John Apostolakis (CERN)   ()
3:00 PM CMS - Victor Daniel Elvira (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
3:15 PM Intensity Frontier - Soon Yung Jun (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Krzysztof Genser (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
3:30 PM --- break ---
4:00 PM
Parallel 2A - New EM validation results - Luciano Pandola (INFN-LNS) Sebastien Incerti (CNRS/IN2P3) (until 5:40 PM) ()
4:00 PM Geant4 low-energy models for electron transport in liquid water - I. Kyriakou   ()
4:20 PM New low energy elastic model for gammas - M. Omer   ()
4:40 PM CPA100 models for Geant4-DNA - M. C. Bordage   ()
5:00 PM Validation of the Geant4 EM physics for modelling high energy synchrotron beamlines - S. Guatelli   ()
4:00 PM
Parallel 2B - Documentation working session - Laurent Garnier Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB)) (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:00 PM Documentation update - Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
4:20 PM Documentation Discussion 1 - Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
4:30 PM Documentation Discussion 2 - Alexander Howard (Imperial College (GB))   ()
4:45 PM Videos - Laurent Garnier   ()
12:30 PM --- lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Parallel 3A - Status of development and validation of hadronic physics models, part I - Dennis Herbert Wright Julia Yarba (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Very High Energy Models - Khaled Abdellatif   ()
2:15 PM FTF and QGS Models: Status and Plans - Gunter Folger   ()
2:30 PM INCL++ Status and Plans - Jean-Christophe David   ()
2:45 PM Bertini Cascade Staus and Plans - Dennis Wright   ()
3:00 PM Discussion   ()
2:00 PM
Parallel 3B - Near-term kernel developments - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN) Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Sub-event parallelism - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
2:12 PM Unified tracking mechanism for exotic particles (ions, muonic atoms, radicals, hyper-nuclear, phonon, e/h) - Hisaya Kurashige (Kobe University (JP)) Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
2:24 PM Revisit / retreat production thresholds and physics process framework - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
2:36 PM Refactoring transportation - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN) Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
2:48 PM Use of HPC - Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
3:00 PM Extending crystal structure capabilities - Enrico Bagli (Universita e INFN, Ferrara (IT))   ()
3:12 PM TiMemory performance monitoring - Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
3:24 PM Open discussion   ()
3:30 PM --- break ---
4:00 PM
Parallel 4A - Status of development and validation of hadronic physics models, part II - Dennis Herbert Wright Krzysztof Genser (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:00 PM Results from CMS Test Beam and Run 2 - S. Banerjee, V. Ivantchenko - Vladimir Ivantchenko (CERN) Sunanda Banerjee (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
4:15 PM INCL++ Parameter Study - Jean-Christophe David - Jean-Christophe David   ()
4:30 PM FTF Configuration Interface - Julia Yarba - Julia Yarba (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Julia Yarba   ()
4:45 PM FTF + Bertini Parameter Study - Robert Hatcher - Robert William Hatcher (Fermilab)   ()
5:15 PM Discussion   ()
4:00 PM
Parallel 4B - Geometry working session - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN) John Apostolakis (CERN) (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:00 PM Updates on solids modelling in VecGeom - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
4:20 PM Latest developments in navigation with VecGeom - Sandro Christian Wenzel (CERN)   ()
4:40 PM Investigations in the ATLAS geometry - Evgueni Tcherniaev (Russian Academy of Sciences (RU))   ()
5:00 PM Updated field thresholds for looping particles - John Apostolakis (CERN)   ()
5:20 PM Review of open issues and discussion   ()
12:00 PM
Excursion (until 7:00 PM) ()
12:30 PM --- lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Parallel 6A - Open topics in physics lists and validation tools - Gunter Folger (CERN) Hans-Joachim Wenzel (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Physics List Factory - an Update - Robert William Hatcher (Fermilab)   ()
2:20 PM Geant4 val - Dmitri Konstantinov (Institute for High Energy Physics of NRC Kurchatov Institute (R)   ()
2:40 PM DoSSiER - Hans-Joachim Wenzel (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   ()
3:00 PM (Extension of 7A) - Introduction - Witold Pokorski (CERN) Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
3:05 PM (Extension of 7A) - Machine Learning in simulation & discussion - Marilena Bandieramonte (CERN)   ()
2:00 PM
Parallel 6B - Basic, Extended and Advanced Examples - Susanna Guatelli Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Current status of the Geant4 Advanced Examples - Susanna Guatelli   ()
2:15 PM Hadrontherapy: status, recent updates, and new developments - G. Petringa   ()
2:30 PM B&E Examples WG: Work plan items - Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
2:45 PM VIS, UI clean-up - John Allison   ()
2:55 PM New OpNovice2 example - Daren Sawkey   ()
3:00 PM New extended/physicslists category - Ivana Hrivnacova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
3:05 PM New extensibleFactory example - Robert William Hatcher (Fermilab)   ()
3:10 PM DICOM2 + Proposal for new demonstration of using statistic tools - Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
3:30 PM --- break ---
4:00 PM
Parallel 7A - Medium- and longer-term R&Ds - Witold Pokorski (CERN) Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) (until 5:30 PM) ()
4:00 PM Geant4 tasking model - Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
4:20 PM Geant4 + GPUs - Jonathan Madsen (Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory)   ()
4:30 PM GeantV status and performance - Andrei Gheata (CERN)   ()
4:45 PM Applying vectorisation to Geant4 - Andrei Gheata (CERN)   ()
5:00 PM Vectorisation of EM physics - Marilena Bandieramonte (CERN)   ()
5:15 PM Vectorisation of Bertini cascade - Guilherme Lima (FermiLab (US))   ()
4:00 PM
Parallel 7B - Git Workflows for Development and Testing Geant4 - Gunter Folger (CERN) Benjamin Morgan (University of Warwick (GB)) (until 5:30 PM) ()
7:00 PM
Banquet (until 10:00 PM) ()
12:30 PM --- lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Plenary 9 - Summary of parallel sessions / closing session - Luciano Pandola (INFN-LNS) Paul Gueye (Hampton University) (until 3:30 PM) ()
2:00 PM Report on Parallel Session 3A, 4A, 5A and 8A - Julia Yarba Dennis Herbert Wright Krzysztof Genser (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Gunter Folger (CERN)   ()
2:20 PM Report on Parallel Session 7A - Witold Pokorski (CERN) Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   ()
2:35 PM Report on Parallel Session 8B - Laurent Garnier John Allison   ()
2:43 PM Release schedule - Gabriele Cosmo (CERN)   ()
2:58 PM Next collaboration meeting - Paul Gueye (Hampton University)   ()
3:03 PM Closing remarks - Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))   ()
3:30 PM
Adjourn (until 3:45 PM) ()
3:30 PM
Steering Board meeting - Makoto Asai (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) Marc Verderi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) (until 5:00 PM) ()