Present/Contributing: Graeme Stewart, Stephan Hageboeck, Stefan Roiser, Serhan Mete, Ben Morgan, Eduardo Rodrigues, Markus Diefenthaler, Allie Hall, Paul Laycock, Kyle Knoepfel, Andi Salzburger
Apologies/Contributing: Bendikt Hegner, Marc Paterno, Michel Villanueva
News, general matters, announcements
Analysis Ecosystems Workshop
The draft AE2 Outcomes document was circulated on Monday, open for comments until 1 August.
The US Snowmass meeting in Seattle is well underway. Lots of interesting talks and material to look at if you are not there in person. (Computation Frontier Sessions.)
Future Trends in Nuclear Physics Computing Workshop
Future Trends in Nuclear Physics Computing will be 28-30 September at Stony Brook University. Save the date!
“Software design and development will constitute a cornerstone for the future success of the experimental program at the EIC. Moreover, the cost of the IT related components, from software development to storage systems and to distributed complex e-Infrastructures can rise considerably if a proper understanding and planning is not taken into account from the beginning in the design of the EIC. The planning must include AI and ML techniques, in particular for the compute-detector integration at the EIC, and training in these techniques. The ‘Future Trends in Nuclear Physics Computing’ workshop at CFNS provides an ideal forum to discuss these topics. The workshop report will provide guidance for the larger EIC community on software & computing and connect them to existing common efforts in the NP and HEP community.”
Noted that last workshops have benefited greatly from participation from HEP colleagues.
Working Group Updates
- Second meeting on analysis training in HEP next week on 27th.
- Stephan is now the corresponding author of the metadata paper. Hoping to benefit from open-access agreement with CERN.
Reconstruction and Software Trigger
- Topical meeting on GNNs for Tracking:
- Probably missed the window for the pre-summer meeting (August attendance usually low), will arrange with speaker for a September timeslot
- ACTS workshop, September 26-30 at CERN, registration open
- Website: https://indico.cern.ch/event/1184037/
- Preliminary program
- 2 general ACTS developer days of contributions & discussions
- 1 tutorial day using the Open Data Detector
- 1 day for break-outs with experiments: ATLAS, key4hep(?), EIC
- 1 overflow day for topics picked up during the week (including mini-hackathons)
- Preparations of PyHEP 2022 workshop progressing.
- We received a handful of abstracts so far - thanks!
- Registration slowly approaching 600.
- No topical meeting organised over the Summer.
- Nothing new to report. There was a meeting 5 July on “Build Optimizations in ACTS” that Valentin chaired.
- Nothing new to report. Next meetings in September on the possible role of AI/ML for event generators (Sept. 1) and event generators in NP (Sept. 15).
- It’s been very quiet. We have invited the EIC to present about their framework (September-ish), but have not received a response yet.
- Markus recommends contacting David Lawrence for the JANA2 framework.
- We could also have a presentation about DUNE framework R&D that has begun over the last few months. Probably not until late 2022 at the earliest.
- Software Carpentry workshop held on July 13 - 15, 2022.
- Matplotlib hackathon organized by next week.
5th HEP C++ Course and Hands-on Training
- Curriculum development meeting yesterday. Things slow over the summer.
ESCAPE / EOSC-Future science projects meeting
- At CERN, 21-22/07: https://indico.cern.ch/event/1173792/ (i.e., today!)
- Invited talk by analysis facilities (N. Skidmore)
- Join if you’d like to know what is going on (and register as we can provide coffee and cake :)
We now take our traditional August meeting break. Coordination meetings will resume on 1 September.
We wish everyone a great holiday (and hope it is not too hot!).