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January 24-26, 2003
Stanford, California

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Agenda

Thursday, January 23

Liquid Argon detector, a preparatory meeting


Friday, January 24, morning

9:00 - 9:25 FNAL view of Neutrinos - Hugh Montgomery

9:30 - 10:00 A State of the Neutrinos Address - Aaron Pierce

10:05 - 10:30 Off-axis experiment: detectors and organization, how do we take the technology decision - Gary Feldman

10:35 - 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 - 11:20 Liquid Argon TPC detector: principles of operation, performance and
                    physics potential
- Kirk McDonald

11:25 - 11:55 'Small' LA detector in a NuMI near detector hall - Dave Cline

12:00 - 12:30 Practical issues with the LA experiment - Franco Sergiampietri

1:00 - 2:00 Lunch

Friday, January 24, afternoon

2:00 - 2:30 Electron identification in low Z calorimeters - Stan Wojcicki

2:35 - 3:000 Effect of cracks and voids on the electron ID - Ron Ray

3:05 - 3:20 Organization of the simulation and reconstruction effort for the low Z calorimeter - Mark Messier

3:25 - 3:30 Scintillating Detector: an Introduction - Ken Heller

3:30 - 3:50 Review of R&D for liquid scintillator option in MINOS - Keith Ruddick

3:55 - 4:15 Liquid Scintillator System Engineering - Tom Chase

4:15 - 4:30 Coffee break

4:30 - 4:55 The MINOS experience - Doug Michael

5:00 - 5:15 New readout schemes: The BaBar experience  - Rafe Schindler

5:25 - 5:35 Other readout schemes - VLPC, HPD, II/CCD, PMT - Keith Ruddick


Saturday, January 25, morning

8:30 - 8:45 Conceptual Outline for Liquid Scintillator detector - Ken Heller

8:50 - 9:05 Conceptual Outline for solid scintillator Detector - Jeff Nelson

9:10 - 9:20 R&D Plans for readout of scintillating detector - Keith Ruddick

9:25 - 9:35 R&D plans for engineering of the scintillating detector - Ken Heller

 9:40 - 9:45 Introduction to gas-based detectors - Karol Lang

9:45 - 10:30 BaBar RPCs and related topics -  Jerry Va'vra

10:30 - 10:45 coffee break

10:45 - 11:15 Principles of  operation of glass RPCs - Adam Para

11:20 - 11:50 Production and operation of  RPCs - Norman Morgan:

11:55 - 12:45 Containerized RPC-based e-neutrino detector - Adam Para

12:50 - 1:50 lunch

Saturday, January 25, afternoon


1:50 - 2:05 Possible large monolithic detector structure - Vic Guarino

2:10 - 2:35 Front end electronics issues - Gary Drake:

2:40 - 3:00 HV system - Rich Talaga

3:05 - 3:30 Gas system - Karol Lang

3:35 - 3:50 coffee break

3:50 - 4:20 LST-based detector - Carl Bromberg

4:25 - 4:55 LSTs in HEP and BaBar - Changguo Lu

5:00 - 5:30 Experience with large LST systems - Kwong Lau

5:35 - 5:55 CDF Drift Tube construction - Duncan Carlsmith


Sunday, January 26, morning


9:00 - 9:25 Detector sites and buildings -  Marvin Marshak

9:30 - 9:55 All about shipping containers: housing detector modules? entire experiment? - John Cooper

10:00 - 10:15 Neutrino test beam - Adam Para

10 :20 - 10 35 Coffee break

10:35 - 11:00 Introduction to the discussion: personal views of Ed Blucher, Marti Breidenbach,

                     Leslie Camilleri,  Josh Klein and  Mike Shaevitz 

11:00 - 12:00 Discussion: where do we stand, how to proceed

  • how many option to carry forward
  • which ones
  • R&D plan
  • organization/coordination of the proposal preparation
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Contact the Organizing Committee:
Adam Para (630.840.2132)
Judy Meo (650.926.2805)
Melodi Masaniai (650.926.3171)
Stan Wojcicki (650.926.2806)

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