Public minutes of 129th SB meeting on June 27th, 2022

Submitted by ribon on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:57

Present: Susanna Guatelli, Mihaly Novak, Alberto Ribon, Soon Yung Jun, Makoto Asai, Koichi Murakami, Vladimir Ivantchenko, Marc Verderi, Gabriele Cosmo, Alex Howard, Witek Pokorski, Ivana Hrivnacova, John Apostolakis, Shogo Okada (number: 14)

Excused: Luciano Pandola, Ben Morgan


0. Report of election spokesperson

The nomination phase took place from March 23rd to April 13th, Marc Verderi was nominated by two Geant4 Collaborators. It was followed by the election phase, May 3rd-18th, where 91 members voted, all positively, for Marc Verderi as Geant4 Spokesperson.

1. Situation with respect to international difficulties

Our Russian colleagues who work in Geant4 since a while are still allowed to visit the CERN EP-SFT group.

2. Regular items

The regular items -user requirements, on-going SB action, bug reports, new publications, CPU and physics performances- where reviewed. The patch02 for Geant4 11.0, released on May 25th, was also discussed.

3. Status of 11.1-beta

There are no particular difficulties at this stage, the foreseen release is for Friday 1st July. 

4. Status of new website

It is nearly completed, with a few minor things to sort out before releasing it.

5. Collaboration Meeting in Rennes

The web site is: https://indico.cern.ch/event/1156193/, remote access via local eduroam will be possible by Zoom.

It is reminded that this is a collaboration only meeting, externals can participate upon agreement by working group coordinators for parallel sessions and by Steering Board one for plenary sessions.

6. AOB

6.1 Recent Events

  • Geant4 tutorial in Orsay, 16th - 20th of May

6.2 Near Future Events

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