The CVT Kick-off Workshop will take place at the Dahlmann Campus Inn in Ann Arbor, MI on October 16th & 17th. You can view the full agenda below for a list of speakers and topics. The online agenda provides links to the presentation documents used during the workshop.
Enjoy memorable moments from the CVT Kick-off by viewing photos taken at our event.
WORKSHOP AGENDA October 16th, 2014
7:30 BREAKFAST Campus Inn – Continental 8:10 WELCOME S. Pozzi, R. Gilgenbach, D. Tilbury 8:30 NNSA Overview Marco Di Capua, NNSA 8:50 NNSA Overview Sara Pozzi, UM 9:10 CVT Scientific Overview David Wehe, UM 9:30 BREAK 15 minutes (Beverages) Session Welcome Chair: Alex Glaser 9:45 Thrust Area I Overview: Treaty Verification: Characterizing Existing Gaps and Emerging Challenges Alex Glaser, Princeton 10:05 Verification challenges of a Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty Frank von Hippel, Princeton 10:25 Lab Overview I Sandia National Lab Rob Tachau, SNL Idaho National Lab David L Chichester, INL Brookhaven National Lab Ralph James, BNL 10:45 BREAK 15 minutes (Midmorning w/snacks) Session Welcome Chair: A. Hero 11:00 Thrust Area II Overview: Fundamental Physical Data and Data Acquisition and Analysis Techniques Al Hero, UM 11:20 Deep Data Representations Larry Carin, Duke 11:40 Graphical Models for Query-driven Analysis of Multimodal Data John Fisher, MIT 12:00 Correlations in Prompt Neutron and Gamma Rays from Fission Shaun Clarke, UM 12:20 LUNCH and POSTERS (1 hr, 45 mins) Campus Inn – Lunch Buffet Matthew Marcath, UM Charles Sosa, UM Elizabeth Hou & Yasin Yilmaz, UM Meghan McGarry, U.Wisconsin Sebastien Phillippe, Princeton Eric Becker, OSU Kyle C. Hartig, PSU Session Welcome Chair: Zhong He 3:40 Fast Neutron Detectors (and other CVT contributions by UF) Jim Baciak 4:00 Data Compression and Analysis Methods for High-Throughput Detector Systems John Mattingly, NCSU 4:20 Technical Collaboration Roundtable I All 5:00 ADJOURNE: Day 1 6:00 DINNER & DIRECTIONS Google Map Printable Map SAVA’S Restaurant October 17th, 2014
7:30 BREAKFAST Campus Inn – Continental Session Welcome Chair: Paul Richards 8:30 Thrust Area IV Overview: Detection of Undeclared Activities and Inaccessible Facilities – Geophysics R & D needed to support monitoring for compliance with test-ban treaties ( LTBT, NPT, TTBT, PNET, and CTBT) Paul Richards, Columbia 8:50 Infrasound, In Context Milton Garces, UH 9:10 Radioxenon Detection via Beta-Gamma Coincidence technique Abi Farsoni, OSU 9:30 BREAK 15 minutes (Beverages) 9:45 Cyclus: Agent-based Modeling of Open and Clandestine Fuel Cycle Facilities 10:05 Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Proliferation Monitoring 10:20 Lab Overview II Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Los Alamos National Lab Oak Ridge National Lab 10:40 BREAK 15 minutes (Midmorning w/snacks) Session Welcome Chair: R. Lanza 10:55 Thrust Area V Overview: Disarmament Verification Richard Lanza, MIT & Scott Kemp, MIT 11:15 Zero-knowledge Neutron Detection Francesco d’Errico, Yale & Goldston, Princeton 11:35 Information Barriers based on Enhanced Automated Isotope Identification Clair Sullivan, UI 11:55 Lab Overview III Pacific Northwest National Lab Daniel Stephens, PNNL Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Robert Goldston, PPPL Lawrence Livermore National Lab Daniel Decman, LLNL 12:15 LUNCH (1 hr, 15 mins) Campus Inn – Lunch Buffet Session Welcome Chair: K. Kearfott 1:30 Thrust Area VI Overview: Education and Outreach Kim Kearfott, UM 1:50 University Programs Igor Jovanovic, PSU 2:10 Laboratory Programs/Career Development Marek Flaska, UM 2:30 Technical Collaboration Roundtable II All 2:55 Closing Comments Sara Pozzi 3:00 ADJOURNE: Day 2 University of Michigan: Fall Colloquium Series