Public minutes of 112th SB meeting on February 6th, 2019

Present : Alberto Ribon, Makoto Asai, Soon Yung Jun, John Allison (OB Liaison), Dennis Wright, Koichi Murakami, Daren Sawkey, Laurent Garnier, S. Guatelli, Alex Howard, Ivana Hrivnacova, Ben Morgan, Vladimir Ivantchenko, Marc Verderi, Gunter Folger, Gabriele Cosmo, Alberto Ribon, Hisaya Kurashige, Luciano Pandola

Invited : Witold Pokorski (for the new Task Force)

Excused : Sebastien Incerti, Takashi Sasaki

1. Regular items

  • The open requirements, pending actions, status of long open bug reports, as well as physics and computing performance monitoring are reviewed.

2. 2019 Collaboration processes

  • Collaboration membership signing-in and census results
    • We have 125 active collaborators as of end of last month. “Active collaborator” means at least one WG reports his/her 2019 planned contribution.
  • 2019 work plan
    • Each WG coordinator is requested to develop the 2019 work plan by the next SB meeting to be scheduled in late February or early March.
    • The next Technical Forum will be dedicated to highlight the 2019 work plan and will be held in late March.

3. Git migration

  • Status
    • Migration to GitLab completed.
    • Working now to improve automation and reporting by Jenkins/Ghostflow to be clearer and more informative.

4. New task force for R\&Ds

  • A new Task Force is formed. Its name is “Geant4 Task Force for R\&Ds”.
  • Witek Pokorski (CERN) is appointed as the chair of the task force.
    • Every collaborator is encouraged to contribute. One should communicate with Witek to get involved.

5. AOB

5.1 Recent events

5.2 Near future events

5.3 AOB

  • Date/location of 2019 Collaboration Meeting
    • 23-27 September 2019 at Jefferson Lab, Virginia, USA
    • Technical Forum will be associated, with focus on Nuclear Physics domain in general and Electron-Ion Collider in particular.

Meeting Date

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00