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[lcphys 430] FWD: Asia-Pacific Geant4 Workshop and Training Course 2009 ( 7-12 December 2009, at EPOCHAL Tsukuba Japan)

Subject:   [lcphys 430] FWD: Asia-Pacific Geant4 Workshop and Training Course 2009 ( 7-12 December 2009, at EPOCHAL Tsukuba Japan)
From:   Akiya Miyamoto <akiya.miyamoto@xxxxxx>
Date:   Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:23:08 +0900

Dear All,

Announcement of Asia-Pacific Geant4 Workshop is forwarded.

regards
Akiya Miyamoto
KEK

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> Asia-Pacific Geant4 Workshop and Training Course 2009
> 
> EPOCHAL Tsukuba, Japan
> December 7-12, 2009
> E-mail: g4ws2009@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> The Asia-Pacific Geant4 Workshop and Training Course 2009 will be held
> from 7-12 December 2009 at the Tsukuba International Congress Center
> (EPOCHAL), Japan.  This event is organized by the Geant4 Japan group and
> KEK with help from the Geant4 collaboration to promote the use of Geant4
> in a variety of user domains .
> 
> Novice user training course:
>   December 7 (a half day)
>   Geant4 installation and example execution on your PC will be guided
> step by step.
>   A Linux capable PC (native or virtual machine) is required to join in
> this course. Details will be announced on the web page.
> 
> User workshop:
>     December 8
>    Users are invited to submit presentation abstracts electronically.
> The workshop will be a very good opportunity to demonstrate how Geant4
> is used and to give hints to developers for future Geant4 improvements.
> Speakers will be given 20 minutes for short talks and 30 minutes for
> long talks, each including 5 minutes for discussion.
> 
> Advanced training course:
>     December 9-11
>     Each day will include lectures given by the Geant4 developers and
> working sessions. In the working sessions, users will be invited to
> bring their source code to developers who will answer their specific
> questions. Users should fell free to bring any issue. The top developers
> of Geant4 will help you to solve problems quickly. For these working
> sessions, a positive atmosphere will be maintained and no negative
> comments will be allowed. To maintain this comfortable atmosphere, we
> will ask that no one use video cameras, still cameras or cell phones in
> these working sessions.
> 
> Developers meeting
>     December 12
>     Closed (developers only)
> 
> The official language of the entire of this event will be English, with
> Japanese-English translation for questions and answers provided, if
> requested, on a best effort basis. Volunteers for other language
> translations are welcome.
> 
> There will be a registration fee of 10,000 JPY for the event including
> coffee breaks and reception.  A student discount rate of 50% will be
> applied for those who prove this status by an official document.
> Advanced payment should be completed by November 20.
> 
> The registration page on the web will be open shortly, however people
> who need a visa to enter Japan are encouraged to contact the conference
> organizers as soon as possible.
> 
> Any questions and comments should be addressed to g4ws2009@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx .
> We look forward to your participation and to fruitful discussions while
> at the event.  We welcome participants from any area of the world.
> 
> Lecturers (in plan):
> John Apostolakis, CERN, Spokesperson of Geant4
> Makoto Asai, SLAC, Deputy Spokesperson of Geant4
> Gabriele Cosmo, CERN, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Denis Wright, SLC, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Vladimir Ivanchenko, CERN, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Joseph Perl, SLAC, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Katsuya Amako, KEK, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Tsukasa Aso, Toyama National College of Technology, Member of Geant4
> Go Iwai, KEK
> Akinori Kimura, ASHITECH, Member of Geant4
> Koichi Murakami, KEK, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Masanobu Ozaki, JAXA
> Takashi Sasaki, KEK, Member of the steering board of Geant4
> Satoshi Tanaka, Ritumeikan U., Member of Geant4
> Toshiyuki Toshito, NIRS, Member of Geant4
> Hajime Yoshida, Shokoku U., Member of Geant4
>