FALL 2014 EPICS Collaboration Meeting

Mon 20th - Thu 23rd October 2014

CEA Saclay, France


Monday 20th: Training and pre-meeting

  • 9:30-17:00: EPICS training in conference room: asyn and areaDetector training (Mark Rivers)
  • 9:30-17:00: 3 working-groups in additional rooms :
    - CSS Studio

    - V4 core and services

Tuesday 21st

Talks are 15 mn. and 5 mn. Q & A
8:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

Status reports:
10:00 Overview of IRFU projects Nicolas ALAMANOS Deputy head of Institute
10:20 Status of ITER and CODAC (pptx) (pdf) Ralph LANGE ITER
10:40 Collaboration in the Spiral2 and LIPAc control systems (pptx) (pdf) Françoise GOUGNAUD CEA/Irfu
11:00 Spiral2 status report (pptx) (pdf) Eric LECORCHE GANIL
11:20 NSLS II - Developments and lessons learned (pptx) (pdf) Leo DALESIO BNL

11:45 - 14:00 Lunch at CEA restaurant

14:00 EPICS Base release 3.15 and beyond Andrew JOHNSON ANL
14:20 EPICS V4 for SNS Neutron Data (pptx) (pdf) Kay KASEMIR ORNL
14:40 PVDATA/PV Access/normative types: new features in EPICS V4 Rel 4.4 (ppt) (pdf) Martin KRAIMER and Matej SEKORANJA BNL and COSYLAB
15:00 EPICS V4 for Diamond Detector Data (pptx) (pdf) Dave HICKIN Diamond Light Source

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

Status report:
16:00 Status of ESS (pptx) (pdf) Timo KORHONEN ESS
16:20 Status report of EPICS used at ANKA Igor KRIZNAR ANKA

17:00 Busses depart

Wednesday 22nd

Talks are 15 mn. and 5 mn. Q & A
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

Status report:
9:00 SESAME's control system status Ibrahim SALEH SESAME
9:20 ASKAP monitoring and control status report (pptx) (pdf) David BRODRICK CSIRO
9:40 LIPAc status: EPICS integration and commissioning (pptx) (pdf) Alvaro MARQUETA CIEMAT

Low Level Applications:
10:00 New ASYN driver for S7PLCs (pptx) (pdf) Ralph LANGE ITER
10:20 areaDetector: What's new? (ppt) (pdf) Mark RIVERS University of Chicago

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 The use of Ethercat with EPICS at Diamond (pptx) (pdf) Ronaldo MERCADO Diamond Light Source
11:20 SwissFEL timing system (ppt) (pdf) Babak KALANTARI PSI

11:45 - 14:00 Lunch at CEA restaurant

14:00 Beamline Control and Data Acquisition at NSLS II (pptx) (pdf) Leo DALESIO BNL
14:20 Integrating high speed detectors at Diamond (pptx)(pdf) Nick REES Diamond Light Source
14:40 ITER fast controller EPICS support (pptx) (pdf) Patel VISHNUKUMAR ITER
15:00 LIPAc LLRF control system development based on EPICS (ppt) (pdf) Julio CALVO CIEMAT
15:20 Diagnostic controls of IFMIF-Eveda prototype accelerator (pptx) (pdf) Jean-François DENIS CEA/Irfu

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

Low level and client applications:
16:00 Tools and Services used at NSLS II (pptx) (pdf) Kunal SHROFF BNL
16:20 Integration of EPICS ASYN module into non-EPICS environment (pptx) (pdf) Prerana KANKIYA BNL

17:00 Busses depart for restaurant in Paris

Thursday 23rd

Talks are 15 mn. and 5 mn. Q & A
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

Low level applications:
9:00 Methodology for development of intelligent Data and Image Acquisition systems using EPICS and FlexRIO technology Diego SANZ UPM
9:20 Modularity and Integration of Instrument Control Hardware at the ESS Thomas GAHL ESS

Client applications:
9:40 caQtDM: a Qt-based EPICS display manager, status report (pptx) (pdf) Anton MEZGER PSI

10:00 - 10:20 Coffee break

10:20 CSS PV table and autosave (pptx) (pdf) Kay KASEMIR, ORNL
10:40 CSS developments at Diamond (ppt) (pdf) Mark HERON Diamond Light Source
11:00 CSS Collaboration Status (pptx) (pdf) Eric BERRYMAN FRIB
11:20 Writing accelerator physics applications and services with EPICS V4 Greg White SLAC

11:45 - 14:00 Lunch at CEA restaurant

14:00 diirt, Data Integration In Real-Time (pptx) (pdf) Gabriele CARCASSI BNL
14:20 pscdrv, and EPICS driver toolkit for FPGA designers Michael DAVIDSAVER BNL
15:00 NSLS II Physics Application and its Open Architecture (pptx) (pdf) Guobao SHEN BNL
15:20 µTCA IP Carrier Applications in SLAC (pptx) (pdf) Jim CHEN Hytec electronics
15:40 EPICS Qt (pptx) (pdf) Andrew RHYDER Australian Synchrotron
16:00 Conclusion Francoise and Bob

16:15 Free discussions around Coffee

17:00 Busses depart

Post-Meeting Friday 24th: 8:30-17:30

    - EPICS V4 Working group: Satellite/Follow up meeting

    - DISCS meeting