Last update: 6th Sep, 2014

Scientific Program

Wednesday - 24th September

8:30-9:30 Registration & Welcome
9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks - Toshiya Otomo, KEK
9:40-10:00 Welcome Address - Masatoshi Arai, J-PARC Center
10:00-10:40 OI-01 Keynote I
Atomistic Modeling of Materials Based on First-Principles Calculation
- Shinji Tsuneyuki, Univ. Tokyo
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:40 OI-02 Keynote II
The Computing and Software in Belle II, the Big Science
- Takanori Hara, KEK
11:40-12:00 OI-03 Open Source vs. Collaborative Software: FOSS is Not Enough
- Peter F Peterson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
12:00-12:20 OI-04 Requirements in a long term "agile" project
- Nicholas J Draper, Tessella / ISIS, STFC
12:20-12:30 Group Photo
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:20 OI-05 Overview of software developments at J-PARC
- Toshiya Otomo, J-PARC Center
14:20-14:40 OI-06 Developing a New Instrument Control System for ISIS: Lessons Learned
- Matt Clarke, ISIS Facility, STFC
14:40-15:00 OI-07 DAWN: providing integrated open-source solutions to build advanced tools for scientific data visualization and analysis
- Baha Benoit EL KASSABY, Diamond Light Source
15:00-15:20 OI-08 BLAATs (Browser Level Automated Acceptance Tests)
- Matthew Tallyn, STFC
15:20-15:30 Announcement
15:30-17:00 Poster Session

Thursday - 25th September

9:30-10:00 OII-01 Invited Talk I
Accelerator controls in SPring-8 and a challenge toward the experimental data taking in SACLA
- Ryotaro Tanaka, SPring-8
10:00-10:30 OII-02 Invited Talk II
The Plans for the European Spallation Source's Data Management and Software Centre
- Mark Edward Hagen, European Spallation Source
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:20 OII-03 Near-Realtime Statistics and Distributed Analysis for High Speed X-Ray Diffraction Data Acquisition
- Mark C Hilgart, Advanced Photon Source
11:20-11:40 OII-04 Data acquisition system for macromolecular crystallography at SPring-8
- Go Ueno, RIKEN SPring-8 Center
11:40-12:00 OII-05 Towards near real-time data analysis and instrument calibration at the Necsa Neutron Strain Scanner
- Deon Marais, Necsa SOC Limited
12:00-12:20 OII-06 Sardana and the Sardana Community
- Guifre Cuni, ALBA-CELLS
12:20-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:20 OII-07 Gumtree
- Nick Hauser, ANSTO
14:20-14:40 OII-08 Control Systems and Integrated Engineering at ELI-ALPS
- Sándor Brockhauser, ELI-HU Non-Profit Ltd.
14:40-15:00 OII-09 Protein Crystallography at NSLS2 System Administrator View
- Leonid Flaks, Brookhaven National Laboratory
15:00-15:20 OII-10 Diamond Uses of DAWN Science
- Peter C.Y. Chang, Diamond Light Source Ltd
15:20-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:10 OII-11 Software development for the measurement of multi-dimensional system by the event-recording data at MLF, J-PARC
- Yasuhiro Inamura, J-PARC Center
16:10-16:30 OII-12 Advanced visualization and analysis of neutron data
- Owen Arnold, Tessella plc / ISIS, STFC
16:30-16:50 OII-13 Maximising the scientific impact of next generation neutron sources using software development and scientific computing
- Jonathan William Taylor, ESS - DMSC
18:00-21:00   Banquet - Sansui-tei(Web site is Japanese only)

Friday - 26th September

9:30-9:50 OIII-01 SNS/HFIR Guest Portal and Data Integration
- Shelly Ren, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
9:50-10:10 OIII-02 The ICAT Data Server (IDS): interface, implementation and experience
- Stephen M Fisher, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
10:10-10:30 OIII-03 Citing Scientific Software Using Digital Object Identifiers
- Peter George Parker, STFC ISIS Facility
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:20 OIII-04 The State of NeXus
- Tobias S Richter, Diamond Light Source / NeXus International Advisory Committee
11:20-11:40 OIII-05 Mantid Now and in the Future
- Garrett E. Granroth, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
11:40-12:00 OIII-06 New developments in the McStas project
- Peter K Willendrup, NEXMAP, DTU Physics, Lyngby DK
12:00-12:20 Closing Remarks
12:20-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00   Tour
KEK Belle Experiment, Photon Factory

Information for Presenters


  • Talks are 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for discussion.
  • Using authors' own PCs:
    • VGA interface for projector is available
    • Please bring the converter for VGA yourself
  • Bringing the presentation with USB flash memory:
    • Copy the presentation to PC at coffee break before your turn


  • Authors can mount their posters from the opening the meeting and must remove them by 13:00 on Sep 26.
  • Please display posters during the meeting.
  • Poster size: W 900mm x H 1200mm
  • Poster session is scheduled on 15:30-17:00, 24th Sep.


Banquet will be held at Sansui-tei. A bus will operate between the venue to Sansui-tei.