Public Minutes of 132nd Steering Board, 22nd March 2023

Present: Marc Verderi, Susanna Guatelli, Alberto Ribon, Lorenzo Pezzotti, Laurent Garnier, Soon Yung Jun, Makoto Asai, Mihaly Novak, Krzysztof Genser, Gabriele Cosmo, Vladimir Ivanchenko, Daren Sawkey, Alex Howard, Anna Zaborowska, Witek Pokorski, Dmitri Konstantinov, Luciano Pandola, Dennis Wright, Ben Morgan, Shogo Okada, John Apostolakis (number: 21)


1. Situation with respect to international difficulties

  • Nothing to report.

2. Regular items

  • The regular items - user requirements, on-going SB action, bug reports, new publications, CPU and physics performances - where reviewed.
  • Also the status of the new website has been discussed.

3. 2023 Work plan

  • Each Working Group have prepared a plan of work for 2023.
  • The coming Geant4 Technical Forum, scheduled for April 6th, will be devoted to presenting this plan of work for 2023 to the Geant4 users.

4. LHCC Software Report : Geant4 and ROOT Foundations Update, with Experiment Views

  • Follow-up from November 2021 “Common Software Review Projects” review
  • Closed session, on 7th of March
    • Positive feedback from the reviewers - official report in preparation.

5. Collaboration Meeting in Hokkaido (Japan) on 25-29 September 2023

  • Preparation is on-going.

6. AOB

6.1 Finishing up with the annual census

  • Ensure e-mail lists are all updated.

6.2 Events

  • Past events:
    • Oversight Board (OB) meeting on 1st of February 2023
    • Geant4 tutorial course at Kyushu University (Japan), on 14-16 December 2022.
  • Next events:
    • Geant4 Beginners Course @ CERN, 27-31 March 2023.
    • Technical Forum on 6th of April.
    • CHEP

Meeting Date Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 22:00