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To be done

Also to be discussed in the kick off meeting

  • Industrial participation (sponsors)
  • Candidate tutors

Action items

Item target date to be done by Remarks
Wifi 1 September Local organizers Is WIFI free in the hotel and available in all rooms (not only in the looby)? What about WIFI at Wigner?
Fix the date and duration of the school 10 August Local organizers -
Create new e-groups 1 July Markus Done. We now have "isotdaq-advisors" and "isotdaq-staff"
Create a Web site 10 August Local organizers Includes a tentative schedule (indico)
Create a poster 10 August Local organizers -
Establish a financial plan 10 August Local organizers -
Open CERN conference account - Markus done
Collect channels for making publicity 10 August All -
Start publicity campaign 1 September All -
Review the lectures and labs 1 September Advisors This includes proposals for one additional lab and teo additional lectures
Confirm the availability of the lecturers and tutors 15 September Markus ongoing
Look for new tutors to fill the holes 1 October Markus -
Look for new lecturers to fill the holes 1 October Advisors -
Organize training of new tutors 1 October Markus -
Collect material for new exercise 13 and for modified exercises 15 October Markus Can the PCI and VME exercises (1 and 6) be merged? Is there an opportunity for a MTCA exercise?
Application deadline 1 November n/a Extention to 15 November possible
Select the students 1 December Advisors Invite one AIDA representative

Issues for later

  • Think about the home-work (C programming) and how to make sure that all students do it

Teachers and tutors - Availability for ISOTDAQ2014

Name Lecturer 2013 Exercise tutor 2013 Availability 2014 Arrival and departure dates Funding
Sergio Ballestrero (Johannesbourg, Na63/ATLAS) YES NO YES 27.1. - 05.2. ISOTDAQ
Ozgur Cobanoglu (CERN / PH-ESE-ME, now with iSKO Technology Development, SANKO Holding) YES NO YES 29.1. - 31.1. Self funded
Dominique Gigi (CERN/CMS) NO YES YES 28.1 - 05.2 CMS
Markus Joos (CERN /ATLAS) YES YES YES 24.1. - 6.2. PH/ESE
Erkcan Ozcan (ex-UCL, now Bogazici/ ATLAS) YES NO YES 27.1-29.1 Travel paid by Bogazici
Enrico Pasqualucci (INFN/ATLAS) YES NO YES 28.1 - 5.2 INFN
Francesca Pastore (RHUL/ ATLAS) YES YES YES 27.1- 2.2 ISOTDAD: Hotel and subsistence
Travel: Self financed
Francesco Safai Tehrani (INFN) YES NO YES 27.1-29.1 INFN
Hannes Sakulin (CERN/CMS) YES YES YES 28.1.-3.2. CERN CMS
Christoph Schwick (PH/CMD) YES YES YES 1.2 - 5.2 CERN CMS
Attila Peter NO NO YES TBD self financed
Christophe Hean (CERN) NO YES YES 27.01 - 06.02 LHCb
Rainer Schwemmer (CERN) NO YES YES 27.01 - 06.02 LHCb
Gokhan Unel (UCI) YES NO YES 30.1 - 31.1 TBD
Mikel Eukeni Pozo Astigarraga NO YES YES 27.1 - 6.2 PH-ADT-DQ
Tommaso Colombo NO NO YES 27.1 - 6.2 PH-ADT-DQ
Jörn Schumacher NO YES YES 27.1. - 6.2. PH-ADT-DQ
Dan Savu YES (2011) YES (2011) YES 27.1 - 5.2 (no hotel needed) Openlab
Stefan Stancu NO NO YES 27.1 - 5.2 (no hotel needed) Openlab
Torsten Alt NO NO YES 27.1 - 5.2 ALICE / home institute
Wes Gohn NO NO YES 24.1 - 6.2 self financed
Gergo Hamar NO NO YES TBD self financed
Vasiliki Kouskoura NO NO YES 27.1 - 5.2 paid by CERN
Luca Galli NO NO YES 26.1. - 6.2. paid by 50% CERN, 50% by INFN
David Cussans NO NO YES need to leave by 31/Feb AIDA
Winnie Wong (PH-ESE/Medipix) NO NO YES 31.1. - 4.2. ISOTDAQ
Andrea Negri (INFN/ATLAS) NO NO YES 27.1 - 2.2 INFN
Kostas Kordas YES NO YES 3.2-5.2 Self financed

Candidate tutors

Name Background Interested in exercise financial status
Luca Galli PostDoc at the Paul Scherrer Insitut
Applied for Ankara but rejected as overqualified
1,3,4 paid by PSI
Gabor Kiss Thessaloniki student 3 Will be in Budapest
Vasiliki Kouskoura Thessaloniki student 1,4 paid by her institute
Dezso Varga Proposed by Gergely 10 Will be in Budapest
Gergo Hamar Proposed by Gergely 10 TBD
Dan Savu & Stefan Stancu N/W experts 9 CERN Openlab
Balázs Monostori Thessaloniki student 7 paid by his institute
Wes Gohn Works on muon experiment 3 & 4 self financed

Status of the labs

Availability of tutors

Lab Description Tutors 2013 Confirmed Tutors 2014 Orphaned sessions
1 VMEbus programming Joos, Spataru Joos Likely 4-5
2 NIM Vandelli, Pastore, Katsioulas Likely: Vandelli, Pastore Likely 0
3 NIM & scintillator Anastasiou, Olantera, Spataru Anastasiou (4) up to 9
4 Muon DAQ Joos, Anastasiou, Olantera, Katsioulas Anastasiou (4) up to 9
5 FPGA Gigi Gigi 0
6 PCI programming Sakulin, Schwick Sakulin, Schwick 0
7 LabView Vandoulakis n/a 13
8 Threaded programming Sicoe Torsten Alt 0
9 Network programming Bonaccorsi Savu, Stancu 0
10 Control systems Pozo Astigarraga, Vandelli Lehmann, Pozo Astigarraga 0
11 Storage systems Haen, Schwemmer Haen, Schwemmer 0
12 Micro controller Cogan Varga, Hamar 0
13 FPGA & LabView n/a Somebody from NI 0

Availability of equipment

The table below lists items for the exercises that will have to be provided by the local organizers

Lab DescriptionSorted ascending Number of items Remark
All 230 V power cables 30 - 40 -
All Color printer - We will have to print the lab book and other documentation for the students. Estimated number of A4 color pages (double sided printing): 2500
1 Desktop PC with screen keyboard and mouse for access to ssh 2 OS: Linux or Windows
10 Desktop PC with screen keyboard and mouse mounting the TDAQ release via school's file server or AFS 2 OS: Linux SLC6
2 and 3 NIM crates 3 if available
2 and 3 Oscilloscope 4 storage scope, 100 MHz min.
All Screen keyboard and mouse 12 US keyboard, if possible

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