FH Scientist Retreat


This retreat will not feature many presentations but will be interactive and foster discussions among all attendees. Therefore, please refrain from bringing your laptop. No wifi will be provided. 

Location: Mozart-Säle, Moorweide 36, Hamburg (close to Dammtor station). 

    • 1:00 PM 2:45 PM
      • 1:00 PM
        Registration 30m
      • 1:30 PM
        Welcome and introduction 30m
        Speaker: Beate Heinemann (DESY and University of Freiburg (Germany))
      • 2:00 PM
        Warm-up and exchange session 45m
    • 2:45 PM 4:30 PM
      Collaborative work on "HEP topical islands"

      At around 15 "topical islands" varying crowds of people will freely discuss pre-defined scientific, technical and work-related topics. The results will be collected and used as a source of ideas for further discussions.

    • 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
      Outlook on day 2 and closing words
    • 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
      Dinner 2h
  • Tuesday, August 30
    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      Welcome and introduction day 2
    • 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
      Task forces

      The seven task forces (see below) will present their discussion status using posters and invite for discussion with them. Results will presented in the plenary.
      The task forces are: seminar programme, sustainability, flavour opportunities, scientific computing, feebly interacting particles, third-party funding, and local experiments.

      • 9:30 AM
        Task forces: breakout workshop (I) 1h
      • 10:30 AM
        Task forces: breakout workshop (II) 1h
      • 11:30 AM
        Task forces: plenary wrap-up session 1h
    • 12:30 PM 2:15 PM
      Lunch break - self-catering and Walk&Talk session through the "Grindelviertel" 1h 45m
    • 2:15 PM 4:30 PM
      Bottom-up topics

      Parallel breakouts around internal topics suggested by participants

    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Closing and outro