HSF Coordination Meeting #228, 28 April 2022

Present/Contributing: Benedikt Hegner, Andrea Valassi, Matti Kortelainen, Valentin Voelkl, Mason Proffitt, Kyle Knoepfel, Paul Laycock, Ben Morgan, Liz Sexton-Kennedy, Dorothea vom Bruch, Markus Diefenthaler, David Lange, Stephan Hageboeck, Krzysztof Genser, Josh McFayden, Michel Villanueva, Vakho Tsulaia

Apologies/Contributing: Graeme, Michel (conflicting meeting, adding news about the analysis ecosystem workshop)

News, general matters, announcements

Workshops in 2022

Analysis Ecosystems Workshop

23-25 May: https://indico.cern.ch/e/aew2

Detector Simulation on GPU Community Meeting

Google Summer of Code / Season of Docs

Submission finished. Ranking process starting.

HSF History Paper

Invited comments from coordination list and WG conveners. Document to be finalized next week. Andrea sent a few suggestions. Liz volunteers to follow up.


Graeme will give a talk on “Software Frameworks” in the JENAS meeting in Madrid 3-8 May (“frameworks” to be interpreted broadly as the whole data processing pipeline). Would like to highlight multi-experiment projects (like ACTS) and adaption to heterogeneous hardware (like Allen) as broad themes.

Meeting is primarily European, but see ICFA point below.

Draft slides will appear soon.

Working Group Updates

Data Analysis

Detector Simulation

Reconstruction and Software Trigger

Event Generators


Software Training

Other Interest and Activity Areas


PR for the license change to HepMC3 has been approved.


Software in ICFA

ICFA secretary setting up a discussion round for May or June.

Next Meeting

Next coordination meeting is scheduled for 12 May.