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== Summary ==
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== Background ==
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canSAS (Collective Action for Nomadic Small Angle Scatters) workshops and activities are self assembled/bootstrap efforts to provide a forum for SAS users and providers to come together to discuss common needs and issues, to learn from each others experiences, discuss current best practices, hear about emerging techniques, and importantly to identify areas where the field/state of the art could be improved by bringing together the people that are interested and able to work cooperatively to solve the problem (see [[canSAS-IX#Goals]]).
  
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As of [[canSAS-VIII | canSAS VIII]] in Tokai Japan, the goal is to have a full independent workshop every three years, half way between the triennial SAS meetings, followed by some kind of forum at the SAS meetings themselves.  These last have ranged in form from a half day session to just a lunch session to disseminate the status of activities. The hope is that the work agreed upon to solve current common problems will take place in the interstice, either as focused targeted workshops (see [[canSAS-2012]]) or ad hoc gatherings of self assembled working groups in person or remotely.
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At SAS2018 the organizers have arranged for space for sattelites the days prior and subsequent to the meeting proper and provided canSAS a day long block prior to the meeting itself.
  
 
== Goals ==
 
== Goals ==
  
The goals for this one-day workshop are to:
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The goals for this one-day workshop are to get a status report on activities kicked off at [[canSAS-IX | canSAS IX]] and since, prepare for the next free standing canSAS meeting to be held in Freising Germany, and provide a discussion forum for current active topics.
 
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* disseminate information about canSAS and to recruit active participants to canSAS activities ... see [[canSAS-IX#Goals]];
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* plan new round-robin measurements to cover wider classes of instruments;
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* discuss NXcanSAS data formats and propose improvements
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== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
  
* 9:30 AM Welcome and intro to canSAS
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* 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction to canSAS - TBA
* 10:00 AM Update/discussion on canSAS-IX activities
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* 10:00 AM Update/discussion on [[canSAS-IX]] activities - moderator: TBA
* 10:30 Coffee Break
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* 10:45-11.15 Coffee Break
* 10:45 AM July 2019 canSAS meeting update - Frielinghaus
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* 11:15 AM July 2019 canSAS XI meeting update - Henrich Frielinghaus
* 11:00 AM Discussion on topics and organization of canSAS-XII
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* 11:30 AM Discussion on topics and organization of [[canSAS-XI]] - moderator: Pauw
 
* 12:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
 
* 12:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
* 1:00 PM Discussion Topics
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* 1:30 PM Discussion Topics
** NXcanSAS 2.0 discussion
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* 1:30 PM NXcanSAS 2.0 discussion - Tim Snow
** Round Robbin projects
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* 2:00 PM Round Robin and Standard Practices projects
*** USANS/Geosciences round robbin
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** 2:00 PM USAS/Geosciences round robin - Anovitz (by Butler)
*** Particle Sizing standards?
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** 2:15 PM Particle Sizing Standards and ISO - Krumrey
*** Other
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** 2:30 PM Other - Rennie
** Analysis Software Collaboration opportunities
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* 2:45 PM Group Photo
*** COST action
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* 2:50 PM Coffee Break
*** other
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* 3:15 PM Analysis Software Collaboration Opportunities
* 2:45 Coffee Break
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** 3:15 PM COST action - Pauw
* 4:00 PM Reconvene - summary of breakout and wrap-up discussion
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** 3:30 PM other topics/opportunities (machine learning? other?)
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* 3:45 PM Education
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** 3:45 PM SAS video competition - Jemian
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** 4:00 PM Other
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* 4:45 PM Other topics
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* 4:30 PM Wrap-up
 
* 5:00 PM adjourn to attend SAS2018 Welcome Reception
 
* 5:00 PM adjourn to attend SAS2018 Welcome Reception
  
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* (just before [https://sas2018.anl.gov/ SAS2018])
 
* (just before [https://sas2018.anl.gov/ SAS2018])
  
Note that as a "grass roots" community effort there are generally no specific funds to support the local organizing expenses of such meetings.  Instead these expenses will be covered through mostly small registration fees asked of each participant. (expect $30 to cover the two coffee breaks or we can just wander the resort's various shops)
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Note that as a "grass roots" community effort there are generally no specific funds to support the local organizing expenses of such meetings.  Instead these expenses will be covered through mostly small registration fees asked of each participant. (Expect $30 to cover the two coffee breaks). Lunch is not included.
  
== Meeting Schedule and Topics ==
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== Meeting Topics ==
  
  
 
The topics being addressed at the canSAS X workshop are:
 
The topics being addressed at the canSAS X workshop are:
  
* NXcanSAS standard, improve the description of how Q should be provided in the HDF5 file
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* Status of ongoing activities
* Round-robin samples
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* [[canSAS-XI | canSAS XI]] planning
* the SAS portal
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* NXcanSAS data formats and proposed improvements.
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** improve the description of how Q should be provided in the HDF5 file
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** Other needs?
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* Planning new round-robin samples/measurements/data treatment
 +
** Geosciences USAS: rocks/shales
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** particle sizing standards?
 +
** Other candidates?
 +
* Collaborative opportunities for advancing data analysis tools
 +
** COST action
 +
** International "networking" or "collaboration grants
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** Other
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* disseminate information about canSAS and to recruit active participants to canSAS activities
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* Other topics as might be of interest to those present.
  
 
== Local Organizing Committee ==
 
== Local Organizing Committee ==
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* Paul Butler (NIST, US)
 
* Paul Butler (NIST, US)
* Masa Fukuto (NSLS II, US)
 
* Eva Herzig (TUM, Germany)
 
* Zhang Jiang (APS, US)
 
 
* Adrian Rennie (Uppsala University, Sweden)
 
* Adrian Rennie (Uppsala University, Sweden)
* Sarah Rogers (STFC, England)
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* Pete Jemian (APS, US)
* Stephan Roth (PETRA III/DESY & KTH/Stockholm)
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* Henrich Frielinghaus (JCNS, Germany)
* Alessandro Sepe (Adolphe Merkle Inst., Switzerland)
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* Gila Stein ( University of Tennessee, US)
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* Jun-ichi Suzuki (CROSS Tokai, Japan)
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Revision as of 17:05, 21 September 2018

canSAS-X Workshop

  • date: Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • place: Peninsula Room C, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Traverse City, Michigan, USA
  • (just before SAS2018)

Contents


Background

canSAS (Collective Action for Nomadic Small Angle Scatters) workshops and activities are self assembled/bootstrap efforts to provide a forum for SAS users and providers to come together to discuss common needs and issues, to learn from each others experiences, discuss current best practices, hear about emerging techniques, and importantly to identify areas where the field/state of the art could be improved by bringing together the people that are interested and able to work cooperatively to solve the problem (see canSAS-IX#Goals).

As of canSAS VIII in Tokai Japan, the goal is to have a full independent workshop every three years, half way between the triennial SAS meetings, followed by some kind of forum at the SAS meetings themselves. These last have ranged in form from a half day session to just a lunch session to disseminate the status of activities. The hope is that the work agreed upon to solve current common problems will take place in the interstice, either as focused targeted workshops (see canSAS-2012) or ad hoc gatherings of self assembled working groups in person or remotely.

At SAS2018 the organizers have arranged for space for sattelites the days prior and subsequent to the meeting proper and provided canSAS a day long block prior to the meeting itself.

Goals

The goals for this one-day workshop are to get a status report on activities kicked off at canSAS IX and since, prepare for the next free standing canSAS meeting to be held in Freising Germany, and provide a discussion forum for current active topics.

Agenda

  • 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction to canSAS - TBA
  • 10:00 AM Update/discussion on canSAS-IX activities - moderator: TBA
  • 10:45-11.15 Coffee Break
  • 11:15 AM July 2019 canSAS XI meeting update - Henrich Frielinghaus
  • 11:30 AM Discussion on topics and organization of canSAS-XI - moderator: Pauw
  • 12:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
  • 1:30 PM Discussion Topics
  • 1:30 PM NXcanSAS 2.0 discussion - Tim Snow
  • 2:00 PM Round Robin and Standard Practices projects
    • 2:00 PM USAS/Geosciences round robin - Anovitz (by Butler)
    • 2:15 PM Particle Sizing Standards and ISO - Krumrey
    • 2:30 PM Other - Rennie
  • 2:45 PM Group Photo
  • 2:50 PM Coffee Break
  • 3:15 PM Analysis Software Collaboration Opportunities
    • 3:15 PM COST action - Pauw
    • 3:30 PM other topics/opportunities (machine learning? other?)
  • 3:45 PM Education
    • 3:45 PM SAS video competition - Jemian
    • 4:00 PM Other
  • 4:45 PM Other topics
  • 4:30 PM Wrap-up
  • 5:00 PM adjourn to attend SAS2018 Welcome Reception

Venue and Registration

  • date: Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • place: Peninsula Room C, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Traverse City, Michigan, USA
  • (just before SAS2018)

Note that as a "grass roots" community effort there are generally no specific funds to support the local organizing expenses of such meetings. Instead these expenses will be covered through mostly small registration fees asked of each participant. (Expect $30 to cover the two coffee breaks). Lunch is not included.

Meeting Topics

The topics being addressed at the canSAS X workshop are:

  • Status of ongoing activities
  • canSAS XI planning
  • NXcanSAS data formats and proposed improvements.
    • improve the description of how Q should be provided in the HDF5 file
    • Other needs?
  • Planning new round-robin samples/measurements/data treatment
    • Geosciences USAS: rocks/shales
    • particle sizing standards?
    • Other candidates?
  • Collaborative opportunities for advancing data analysis tools
    • COST action
    • International "networking" or "collaboration grants
    • Other
  • disseminate information about canSAS and to recruit active participants to canSAS activities
  • Other topics as might be of interest to those present.

Local Organizing Committee

  • SAS2018 organizers

Program Committee

  • Paul Butler (NIST, US)
  • Adrian Rennie (Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Pete Jemian (APS, US)
  • Henrich Frielinghaus (JCNS, Germany)
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