ELBNF Proto-Collaboration Meeting

chaired by Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)
from to (US/Central)
at Fermilab ( Ramsey Auditorium )
Description Fermilab is hosting the ELBNF Proto-Collaboration Meeting Being Held in Ramsey Auditorium.  Consult agenda for additional room information for IB meeting and Parallel Sessions. Thank you.



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  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome & Scientific Strategy (Chairperson-Rik Yoshida) 30'
      •	10kton underground by 2021 as driver
      •	Start process for choosing experimental collaboration leadership
      •	Facilitate people joining hardware projects LAR1-ND, LARIAT or CERN platform
      •	Technology decision schedule which aligns with CD2 – 2018+1
      •	FNAL Management Goal CD3A for FY17 – a coherent plan to HEP by May 2015
      
      Speaker: Nigel Lockyer (Fermilab)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 09:30 - 09:45 Goals and Process for the Collaboration Meeting (Chairperson-Rik Yoshida) 15'
      •	Forming of this new Collaboration-a merger of all previous efforts and any other interested parties
      •	Scope of 40 ktons physics program
      •	Agreement on minimal level of organization to start
      •	Agree on minimal number of Working Groups to make progress before spokespeople chosen
      •	Launch spokesperson selection process
      •	Provide a way for individuals/groups to get involved in R&D efforts, CDR Writing and other collaboration activities.
      
      Speaker: Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 09:45 - 10:15 IIEB Model of the Facility/Experiment Interplay (Chairperson-Rik Yoshida) 30'
      •	New Collaboration will follow the CERN LHC model
      o	Working groups on facility side responsibility of host lab
      o	Working groups on experiment side responsibility of spokespersons
      •	Collaboration and Facility roles and responsibilities
      o	Collaboration:  Science, Near Detector, Far Detector, Scientific specifications of the neutrino beam
      o	Facility is responsible for civil construction, cryo plant, beamline, target station, horn, etc.  (will need to carefully be defined)
      o	Role of experiment facility interface group
              
      Speakers: Dr. Robert Roser (Fermilab), Prof. Kenneth Long (Imperial College London)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Break ( Wilson Hall Atrium )
    • 10:45 - 12:15 Defining the early Physics Program of 10 ktons (Chairperson-Agnieszka Zalewska) 1h30'
      o	Physics program of the 10kton first module(s) underground by 2021
      o	Need to cover
      	Oscillation physics (Silvia Pascoli)
      	Supernovae (Kate Scholberg)
      	Proton Decay (Vitaly Kudryavtsev)
      o	What are the outstanding Questions in each area
      o	What are the goals and priorities and issues associated with each
      
      Speakers: Kate Scholberg (Duke University), Prof. Silvia Pascoli (University of Durham)
      Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
    • 12:15 - 13:15 Lunch-Cafeteria ( )
    • 13:15 - 14:45 Checkpoint on where we are.. (Chairperson-Shekhar Mishra) 1h30'
      •	Near and Far Detector – 60 minutes (David Lissauer
      o	What are the components?
      o	How to create a distributed model for detector construction?
      o	How people can get involved?
      •	Opportunities to create an optimal Beam Design for the 40 kton experiment      
      o	Do we need 700kwatts prior to 2024 pointed at SURF
      
      Speakers: David LISSAUER (BNL), Dr. Vaia Papadimitriou (Fermilab)
      Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
    • 14:45 - 15:15 Break ( Wilson Hall Atrium )
    • 15:15 - 15:45 Checkpoint on where we are....continued (Chairperson-Geralyn "Sam" Zeller) 30'
      •	Issues at SURF 
      o	Logistics working underground
      o	National time table for construction of cavern(s)
      o	What R&D is needed to establish cryostat technology choice?
      o	What is needed for making the case for CD3A in a few months?
      
      Speaker: Elaine McCluskey (Fermilab)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 15:45 - 16:45 Governance Process (Chairperson-Geralyn "Sam" Zeller) 1h0'
      o	Spokespeople – discuss process and start nomination committee
      o	Oversight Committees – early forming of (iJOG, RRB, LBNC, …)
      o	Is the process of selecting spokespeople optimal given the time pressures of 2017 excavation start – expedited plan b?
      
      Speaker: Prof. Chang Kee Jung (Stony Brook University)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 17:00 - 19:00 Reception - WH Atrium ( Wilson Hall Atrium )
    • 18:00 - 20:00 Institutional Board Meeting 2h0' ( Wilson Hall One West )
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Parallel Session 2 Chaired by Jennifer Raaf 2h0' ( Racetrack WH 7XO )
      If you are unable to attend but wish to participate via phone, please use ReadyTalk instructions below:
      Remote connection information (ReadyTalk phone conference):
      
      		1. Dial Toll-Free Number: 866-740-1260 (U.S. & Canada)
      		2. International participants dial:
      		Toll Number: 303-248-0285
      		Or International Toll-Free Number: http://www.readytalk.com/intl
      		3. Enter 7-digit access code, 7306951 followed by “#”
      Note:  There are Separate Access Codes for each Parallel Session.
      • Photon Detector Design 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Denver Whittington (Indiana University)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Structure of experiment and the Facility/Experiment divide 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Vitaly Pronskikh (Fermilab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • SiPM R & D 15'
        Speaker: Yujing Sun (University of Hawaii)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Coordination of R & D for ELBNF 15'
        Speakers: Prof. Jaehoon Yu (University of Texas at Arlington), Dr. Zelimir Djurcic (Argonne National Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Photo Detector Simulation and Reconstruction 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Alexander Himmel (Duke University)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • A High Resolution ND for ELBNF 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Roberto Petti (University of South Carolina)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • The ARGONCUBE Approach 15'
        Speaker: Antonio Ereditato (BERN)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Parallel Session 1 - Chaired by Tom Junk 2h0' ( Hornet's Nest WH 8XO )
      If you are unable to attend but wish to participate via phone, please use ReadyTalk instructions below:
      Remote connection information (ReadyTalk phone conference):
      
      		1. Dial Toll-Free Number: 866-740-1260 (U.S. & Canada)
      		2. International participants dial:
      		Toll Number: 303-248-0285
      		Or International Toll-Free Number: http://www.readytalk.com/intl
      		3. Enter 7-digit access code, 4010695 followed by “#”
      Note:  There are Separate Access Codes for each Parallel Session.
      • Physics Opportunity with sub-GeV Dark Matter 15'
        Speakers: Dr. Amir Farbin (University of Texas at Arlington), Animesh Chatterjee (University of Texas Arlingrton), Prof. Jaehoon Yu (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
      • Software and Computing Organization 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Maxim Potekhin (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • ELBNF Systematics 15'
        Speaker: Elizabeth Worcester (BNL)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Simulation and Analysis Tools 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Daniel Cherdack (Colorado State University)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Modeling Nuclear Effects in Precise Oscillation Experiments 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Artur Ankowski (Virginia Tech)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Supernova Neutrino Theory Overview 15'
        Speaker: Alexander Friedland (Los Alamos National Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Neutrino Beam Optimization 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Laura Fields (Northwestern University)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • Optimization of Experimental Design Parameters 15'
        Speaker: Lisa Whitehead (University of Houston)
        Material: Slides pdf file
  • Friday, January 23, 2015
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Detector R&D and the CERN Neutrino Platform (Chairperson-Alfons Weber) 30'
      How do we reach a technical decision based on demonstrated performance of proposed single and 2 phase LAr technologies and what is the time scale?
      Speaker: Prof. Marzio Nessi (CERN)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Fermilab Neutrino Platform (Chairperson-Alfons Weber) 30'
      •	How SBN (Lar1 Microboone, Icarus)-and LB N are synergistic and should leverage both. 
      •	How to get involved.
      
      Speaker: David Schmitz (University of Chicago)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 10:30 How to get involved in WA105 2 phase program (Chairperson-Alfons Weber) 30'
      Speaker: Prof. André Rubbia (ETH Zurich)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Break ( Wilson Hall Atrium )
    • 11:00 - 11:30 How to get involved in the CERN single phase prototype (Chairperson-Alfons Weber) 30'
      Speaker: Prof. Thomson Mark
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Panel Discussions: Physics Group
      Physics Working Group
      Convener: Prof. Andre de Gouvea (Northwestern University)
    • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch - Cafeteria ( )
    • 13:30 - 14:30 Panel Discussion 2: Parameters Group
      Experiment, beam, facility each has parameters
      Convener: Josh Klein (University of Pennsylvania)
      Material: slides pdf file
    • 14:30 - 15:00 Break ( Wilson Hall Atrium )
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Panel Discussion 3: Detector Technology
      Detector Technology Group
      Convener: Dr. Regina Rameika (Fermilab)
      Material: slides powerpoint file
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Panel Discussion Wrap-up (Chairperson-Carlos Escobar) 30'
      •	Recommendations to collaboration informed by panel discussions
      •	Propose to establish an experiment naming/logo group?
      
      Speaker: Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Establishing Time Lines and future meeting dates and next steps (Chairperson-Carlos Escobar) 30'
      End of February, early March for next Meeting?
      Speaker: Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 17:00 - 17:01 Meeting Adjourned 1'