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EPICS Collaboration Meeting, 23-27 April 2012

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EPICS Collaboration Meeting, Spring 2012: Program

Program

Monday, April 23, 2012

Session 1: EPICS Training
Location: Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51
Chairperson: Ernest Williams, SLAC
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend
ernesto@slac.stanford.edu
08:00am Registration
09:00am Welcome
- Ernest Williams
09:30am Introduction to EPICS
- Matt Boyes
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am EPICS Process Database
- Stephanie Allison
12:30pm Lunch - SLAC Cafeteria
01:30pm EPICS Sequencer
- Kuhkee Kim
02:30pm Coffee Break
03:00pm How to write EPICS Device/Driver Support
- Till Straumann
04:30pm How to write an EPICS channel access client
- Till Straumann
05:00pm EPICS Training Session ends

Monday, April 23, 2012

Session 2: EPICS V4 Working Group meeting
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood A
Session Chair: Bob Dalesio, BNL
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend.  dalesio@bnl.gov

09:30am EPICS V4 Working Group meeting
  Issues - Marty Kraimer
  Issues - Matej Sekoranja
  Normative Types
  Type Server - Nikolay Malitsky
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am EPICS V.4 Core (cont.)
12:30pm Lunch
01:30pm Services Development Status - Greg White
  Directory Service
  Multi Channel Array
  Tables from Relational Database
  Archiver
02:30pm Coffee Break
03:00pm Specific - model, orbit, unit conversion
05:30pm Workshop ends

Monday, April 23, 2012

Session 3: EPICS asyn Training
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood C & D
Session Chair: Mark Rivers, Univ. of Chicago
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. rivers@cars.uchicago.edu

09:30am EPICS asyn Training
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am Writing an asyn driver tutorial
12:30pm Source code for the measComp


Monday, April 23, 2012

Session 4: Client applications for beamline experimental control
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood B
Session Chair: Rob Walton, Diamond
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. rob.walton@diamond.ac.uk

01:30pm Client applications for beamline
experimental control
02:30pm Coffee Break
05:00pm Session ends



Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session 1: EPICS CSS Training
Location: Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51
Chairperson: Xihui Chen, ORNL
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend
 chenx1@ornl.gov
08:00am Coffee, Refreshments
09:00am Control System Studio (CSS) Introduction
- Kay Kasemir
09:15am Starting CSS, First Steps:  Welcome, Views, Perspectives, Online Help, Preferences
09:30am Probe, Data Browser, PV Tree
10:00am Workspaces, Shared Folders
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am CSS Boy: Tutorial
12:30pm Lunch - SLAC Cafeteria
01:30pm pvManager
02:00pm Development Setup:  Import Sources
02:10pm BOY:  Creating Widgerts, Custom Script Utility
02:30pm Coffee Break
03:00pm Hierarchical Preferences
03:15pm Eclipse Products, Features, Plugins, Extension Points
03:30pm Archive System
04:00pm BEAST
04:30pm CSS Extension Points:  Example for Providing Logbook Support
05:00pm Adjorn

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session 2: Archiver Working Group meeting
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood B
Chairperson: Murali Shankar, SLAC
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. mshankar@slac.stanford.edu

09:00am Archiver Working Group meeting
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am Archiver Workshop (cont.)
12:30pm Lunch

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session 3: Timing Workshop
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood B
Chairperson: Patrick Krejcik, SLAC
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. pkr@slac.stanford.edu

01:30pm Timing Workshop
- P. Krejcik
02:00pm LCLS Timing
- J. Dutsatko
02:30pm BNL Driver
- M. Davidsaver
03:00pm LANL
- E. Bjorklund
03:30pm LANL2
-E. Bjorklund
04:00pm LCLS Timing Software
- K. Kim
04:30pm MRF Timing and Plans
- J. Pietarinen

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session 4: EPICS V4 Working Group meeting
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood A
Session Chair: Bob Dalesio, BNL
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. dalesio@bnl.gov

09:00am EPICS V4 Working Group meeting
10:30am Coffee Break
12:30pm Lunch
02:30pm Coffee Break
05:00pm Workshop ends

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Session 5: QT Workshop
Location: Bldg 48 Redwood C & D
Chairperson: Murali Shankar, SLAC
Please contact the chairman if you would like to attend. mshankar@slac.stanford.edu

01:30pm Intro
- Andrew Johnson
03:00pm Background/Training
- Andrew Rhyder
03:30pm Creating quicfk/simple QT-based GUIs in Python
- Pete Jemian
QT GUI and IDE development
- Andrew Rhyder
04:00pm A Cute Experience in Application Development
- Jan Chrin
04:30pm QT at the Canadian LightSource - Glen Wright


Wednesday, April 25, 2012

EPICS Collaboration Meeting
07:30am Registration
08:30am Welcome to SLAC
 - Tom Himel, Enzo Carrone, SLAC
Session 1: Status Talks (Chair: Ernest Williams)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
09:00am Project Status SLAC ICD
- Debbie Rogind, SLAC
09:15am DESY/XFEL Status
- Matthias Clausen, DESY
09:30am LCLS Photon Controls Status Update
- Bruce Hill, SLAC
09:45am Status of US ITER Controls Effort
- Bill DeVan, US ITER/ORNL
10:00am Status of SuperKEKB Control System
- Tatsuro Nakamura, KEK
10:15am Open XAL Update
- Thomas Pelaia, ORNL
10:30am Break
Session 2: Tools (Chair: Murali Shankar)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
11:00am Archiver Appliance Update
- Murali Shankar, SLAC
11:15am What's New for Boy/Beast
- Kay Kasemir, ORNL
11:30am Scan Engine for CSS
- Kay Kasemir, ORNL
11:45am Deployment of CSS Boy
- Pete Jemian, APS
12:00pm Development and Deployment of CSS
- Takashi Nakamoto, Cosylab
12:15pm EPICS and CSS BOY in the Australian Square Kilometer Array
- Craig Haskins, CSIRO
12:30pm Lunch - SLAC Cafeteria
Session 3: Tools (Chair: Mike Zelazny)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
02:00pm BNL Tool Strategy
- Gabriele Carcassi, BNL
02:15pm pvManager and Graphene (BNL Core Client Technologies) - Gabriele Carcassi, BNL
02:30pm AccelUtils
- Gabriele Carcassi, BNL
02:45pm ChannelFinder
- Kunal Shroff, BNL
03:00pm Olog
- Eric Berryman/Kunal Shroff, BNL
03:15pm RDB Application Working Group
- Bob Dalesio/Eric Berryman, BNL
03:30pm Coffee Break
Session 4: Tools (Chair: Debbie Rogind)
Talks are 15 min. with 5 min. Q & A
04:00pm ChannelFinder CSS Integration
- Gabriele Carcassi, BNL
04:20pm Olog CSS Integration
- Kunal Shroff, BNL
04:40pm CSS for Alarm Handler
- Joerg Penning, DESY
05:00pm Web OPI - Bring BOY OPI to the Web
- Xihui Chen, ORNL
05:20pm CSS:  Where do we want to go?
- Gabriele Carcassi, BNL


Thursday, April 26, 2012

08:00am Registration
Session 1: DAQ/Exp. (Chair: Debbie Rogind)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
09:00am CLS Beamline Data Acquisition
- Elder Matias, CLS
09:15am Trajectory Scanning with Area Detector in OpenGDA
- Rob Walton, Diamond
09:30am NSLS II Plans for Experiment Control
- Daron Chabot, BNL
09:45am The MEXperience, Getting to Grips with MEX-Files
- Jan Chrin, PSI
10:00am Update on areaDetector: SW w/2D Detectors
- Mark Rivers, University of Chicago
10:15am New C++ Model for EPICS Motor Device and Driver Support
- Mark Rivers, University of Chicago
10:30am Coffee Break
Session 2: QT (Chair: Diane Fairley)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
11:00am An EPICS Display Manager with QT
- Anton Christian Mezger, PSI
11:15am EPICS QT Framework at Austrialian Synchrotron
- Andrew Rhyder, Australian Synchrotron
11:30am QT at CLS
- Glen Wright, CLS
11:45pm EPICS QT Initiative
- Andrew Johnson, ANL
12:00pm GigE Viewer - Using PyQT
- Pavel Stoffel, SLAC
12:15pm A Cute Experience in Application Development
- Jan Chrin, PSI
12:30pm Lunch - SLAC Cafeteria
Session 3: V4 (Chair: Greg White)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
02:00pm EPICS V4: An Overview and Application at BNL
- Bob Dalesio, BNL
02:15pm PVAccess Network Protocol
- Matej Sekoranja, Cosylab
02:30pm V3/V4 Interoperability
- Marty Kraimer, BNL
02:45pm The EPICS V4 Platform for Services
- Timo Korhonen, PSI
03:00pm Working Group and Opportunities
- Greg White, SLAC
03:15pm Group Photo & Coffee Break
04:00 - 05:30pm Group Discussions
06:30pm Dinner - University Club of Palo Alto


Friday, April 27, 2012

09:00am SLAC Tour, Kavli Auditorium
– SLAC Communications
Session 1: Low Level Applications/V3 (Chair: Ernest Williams)
Talks are 10 min. with 5 min. Q & A
10:45am BACNet for EPICS
- Brad Webb, ORNL
11:00am Application of Embedded EPICS to Vacuum Control System for SuperKEKB
- Terui Shinji, KEK
11:15am Experience Using Redundant IOCs
- Joerg Penning, DESY
11:30am Setting Magnets with fsmRecord
- Mathias Steiner, Michigan State University
11:45am Improving IOC Applications (Overcome SDI)
- Shantha Condamoor, SLAC
12:00pm CA Tunneling with SSH
- Till Straumann, SLAC
12:15pm Design of the LANSCE Timed Data System
- Jeffrey Hill,  LANL
12:30pm V3-Release Plans
- Andrew Johnson, ANL
12:45pm Adjourn

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