HSF Coordination Meeting #247, 30 March 2023


Present/Contributing: Benedikt Hegner, Liz Sexton-Kennedy, Krzysztof Genser, Claire Antel, Pere Mato, Efe Yazgan, Kyle Knoepfel, Alexander Held

Apologies/Contributing: Sandro Wenzel, Graeme Stewart

News, general matters, announcements

Pre-CHEP Workshop

Lots of people attending (~150+ registered), so switched from initial idea of group discussions to plenary style. Identified a list of topics and suitable speakers, with in-person presentations: indico agenda.

Google Summer of Code, 2023

Next steps:

Google Season of Docs, 2023

Submission by CVMFS project by Valentin and we are waiting.

Working Group Updates


After we finish all the WG presentations we should update the HSF Planning page, and advertise this and the WG mailing lists to the community.


Reminder: Please try and book meetings in Indico at least 2 weeks in advance!

That way they go into the calendar early and they will be included in the weekly email announcement that goes to HSF Forum.

Software Training

C++ Course and Hands-on Training

Post-CHEP course still under preparation.

Detector Simulation

Updated web-page with convener information

In the process of organizing sessions on:

There is a Geant4 technical forum 6.4.2023. All are welcome and virtual participation is possible.

Event Generators

Still need to organize the tuning tutorial and also the general physics generators workshop.


Still need to pin down CMSSW accelerator integration talk.

Other Interest and Activity Areas


Any follow up on CUDA on CVMFS question since last meeting (March 16)? –> question for Stefan Roiser.


Next Meeting

The next meeting will be on 13 April.

Please sign up for chairing this or one of the future coordination meetings.