The first Scientific Program Committee Meeting (SPC-1) for the 29th Linear Accelerator conference (LINAC18) was successfully held at CSNS from December 15th to 16th, 2017. Fifteen linac experts from the world-renowned institutions and universities attended the meeting. Prof. Fu Shinian, head of Division of Accelerator Technology and co-chair of the SPC-1 meeting, hosted the guests.
Prof. Fu gave a brief report of the China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS), and led a tour of the CSNS site for the guests. Prof. Yong Ho Chin, co-chair of SPC-1 meeting from Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), hosted the meeting and introduced the tasks of the meeting. The participants were then separated in four working groups and had two-day discussions.
The Linear Accelerator conference is a main bi-yearly gathering for the world-wide community of linac specialists. It provides a unique opportunity to hear about the latest advances of projects and developments concerning hadron and lepton linacs, and their applications.The purpose of the SPC-1 meeting is to select the candidate reports in LINAC18, which will be held at the campus in Institute of High Energy Physics in Beijing from September 16th to 21st, 2018.
Mr. Guo Lijun
International Office, IHEP