Planning is currently underway for the NIAC / Code Camp meeting in 2010. This is being organised to take place at the SNS, ORNL, USA and occur prior to the NOBUGS meeting.

Currently the tentative dates are:


Spallation Neutron Source, SNS Building 8600 (Main Office Block) C-152 (Ground Floor)

Accommodations and logistics

Recommended hotels:

If you are attending the NOBUGS conference the following week the plan is for people to stay in Oak Ridge for October 7-8 and move to the Park Vista in Gatlinburg during the weekend. We will help facilitate ride sharing during the meeting to make the move easier for everybody.

NIAC List of Attendees

Do not write in this table. This is to indicate the list of people we know are attending

If you want to attend please email either Stuart Campbell or Peter Peterson.

It is important that if entering the US on a Visa Waiver to ensure that you get a VWB (Visa Waiver Business) and NOT a tourist one.
It is likely that you will not be allowed into ORNL with a Tourist Visa!

Name Company/Institute ORNL Pass status NOBUGS?    
Frederick Akeroyd   ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK   approved YES
Stuart Campbell   ORNL, USA   approved YES
Peter Chang   Diamond Light Source, UK   approved YES
Steve Cottrell   Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK   approved YES
Matthias Drochner   Julich, Germany   approved YES
Nick Hauser   ANSTO, Australia   approved YES
Jens-Uwe Hoffmann   Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (renamed HMI), Germany   approved YES
Pete Jemian   APS, ANL, USA   approved NO
Suzuki Jiro   J-PARC, Japan   approved YES
Mark Koennecke   PSI, Switzerland   approved YES
Ray Osborn   ANL, USA   approved NO
Peter Peterson   ORNL, USA   approved YES
Tobias Richter   Diamond Light Source, UK   approved YES
Claude Saunders   APS, ANL, USA   approved YES
Armando Sole   European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France   approved YES
Benjamin Watts   Swiss Light Source, Switzerland   approved NO

Planned Agenda

Agenda for NeXus International Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday 7th October 2010
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-9:30 Review of minutes from last meeting
9:30- 9:45 Break
10:00-11:00 Election of Officers
11:00-12:00 Report from Code Camp
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Update on NAPI
14:00-15:00 Update on Definitions
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-17:00 Doc Subgroup & Tech Committee Meetings
Friday 8th October 2010
9:00-9:30 Plan for Day
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00 Proposals for Definitions
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Further discussions on Definitions/NAPI
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:00 Voting on proposed issues
16:00-17:00 Meeting Summary