Public minutes of 110th SB meeting on August 31st, 2018

Present : Makoto Asai, Marc Verderi, Ben Morgan, Hisaya Kurashige, Vladimir Ivantchenko, Dennis Wright, Ivana Hrivnacova, Luciano Pandola, John Allison (OB liaison), Susanna Guatelli, Soon Yung Jun, Laurent Garnier, Gunter Folger, Koichi Murakami, Daren Sawkey

Excused : Gabriele Cosmo, Takashi Sasaki, Sebastien Incerti

1. Regular items

  • The open requirements, pending actions, status of long open bug reports, as well as physics and computing performance monitoring are reviewed.
  • Insufficient coverage of validations on physics models relevant for medical applications was reported during the collaboration meeting. Physics validation will be extended to cover medical use cases
  • Computing performance of Auger process needs to be monitored and potentially improved. Work plan will be developed
  1. Git migration
  • Migration to Git will take place in the second half of September. Announcement and instruction will be sent out soon.
  • During the migration (3-5 days), repository will be offline.
  • After the migration, current SVN repository will be kept in read-only mode for some time.
  • A backup period after the release is provisionned in case the migration could not be made in September.
  1. 10.5 release
  • The 10.5 release schedule is confirmed.
  • All collaborators are reminded to avoid last-minutes large commits, and also prepare for the migration to Git.
  1. AOB

4.1 Recent events

  • World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Prague, 3-8 June, 2018.
    • One invited talk
  • ICHEP 2018, Seoul (Korea), 4-11 July 2018.
    • One oral presentation
  • CHEP-2018, Sofia (Bulgaria), 9-13 July 2018.
    • One Oral presentation, three posters
  • Tutorial

4.2 Near future events

4.3 AOB

  • Publication board
    • Sébastien’s term for publication board chair finishes as of August 31st.
    • Koichi Murakami is now the chair for one year. Other publication board members are Soon Yung (2 years) and Susanna Guatelli (3 years)

Meeting Date

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00