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2013 LUG EC Onsite Meeting

Monday, March 11, 2013
LANSCE (TA-53) Building 1 | Conference Room 234 A

Contact  

  • LANSCE User Office
  • Nina Roelofs
  • LANSCE User Program Coordinator
  • (505) 665-9967
  • Email

Please note

Presentations from LANSCE facilities are expected to be a brief overview of issues during the year and any new developments planned, with a focus on users. Plan on a 10-15 minute presentation with 5-10 minutes left for discussion.

Meeting Agenda

8:00 – 9:00 am

Arrival and Informal Discussion

9:00 – 9:30 am

Welcome and report from LANSCE Division Director (Kurt Schoenberg)

9:35 – 9:55 am

Report from LANSCE User Office (Alex Lacerda)

10:00 – 10:25 am

Lujan Neutron Scattering Center (Mark Bourke)

10:30 – 10:50 am

Weapons Neutron Research/Nuclear Science (Steve Wender)

10:55 – 12:00 am

Closed Session
LUG-EC business

  • Election of Vice Chair
  • Discussion of Charter -- possible modifications (discussion of LANL employee membership of EC)
  • Issues arising from morning presentations

12:00 am – 1:15 pm

Working Lunch

12:00-12:15pm
Status Update on Lujan Center Sample Handling - Leilani Conradson
12:15-1:15pm
Closed Session
LUG-EC business
  • Informal discussion with:
    Instrument Scientists (Lujan)
  • Flight Path Scientists (WNR)
  • User Program Adminstrators (Lisa Padilla, Tanya Herrera)

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Proton Radiography (Frank Merrill)

1:30 – 1:50 pm

Ultracold Neutrons (Mark Makela)

1:55 – 2:15 pm

MaRIE 1.0 update (John Sarrao)

2:20 – 2:40 pm

Isotope Production Facility (Hong Bach)

2:45 – 4:30 pm

Closed Session
LUG-EC discussion of LUG issues

  1. User meetings for 2013
  2. LUG sessions at other meetings (NSSA/ACNS, DNP)
  3. EC communication with/feedback from constituents. New survey of users to learn their priorities?
  4. Goals of LUG-EC for 2013
  5. NUFO interaction and activities
  6. Other topics?

4:30 – 6:00 pm

WNR Tour. Followed by visits to experimental facilities, one-on-one discussions with LANSCE staff members if available and arranged individually.

7:00 pm

Dinner at Gabriel's Restaurant