Belle II Summer School — 2017
|Belle II||Department of Physics and Astronomy||University of Mississippi|
The 3rd Annual Belle II Summer School will be held at the University of Mississippi — Monday July 17, 2017 until Thursday July 20, 2017.
Agenda Topics include:
The Registration will start in room 104 of Lewis Hall at 8:30 AM Monday morning. The meeting will start in room 109 of Lewis Hall at 9:00 AM Monday morning. Lectures will be in room 109 Lewis Hall and the Breakout rooms will be in rooms 109 and 228 Lewis Hall.
Conference Fee: $150.00, cash or check, for Coffee Breaks and Lunches
The best airport to get to Oxford, Mississippi is the Memphis International Airport in Memphis, Tennessee (MEM). You will need to rent a car to drive the 68 miles south to Oxford.
A Word of Warning
Please note: if you are following along with a map, State Highway 6 is sometimes marked as US 278. However, you will not see any US 278 signs on the route.
Follow signs for I-240 from the airport. Take I-240 west (toward Downtown/Little Rock/St. Louis) to I-55 south (Exit 26, toward Jackson, Mississippi). At Batesville (Exit 243A), take Highway 6 east towards Oxford. After approximately 20 miles, exit at Chucky Mullins Drive and turn left. Turn right at the four-way stop onto Hill Drive. Follow Hill Drive to a four-way stop at All-American Way. Continue straight. Lewis Hall is the large building to the west.
From Jackson, Mississippi
Take I-55 north (toward Grenada and Memphis) to Batesville. At Batesville (Exit 243A), take Highway 6 east towards Oxford. After approximately 20 miles, exit at Chucky Mullins Drive and turn left. Turn right at the four-way stop onto Hill Drive. Follow Hill Drive to a four-way stop at All-American Way. Continue straight. Lewis Hall is the large building to the west.
From the Delta (Greenville, Clarksdale, etc.)
Take US 82 east to I-55 and follow the directions for coming from Jackson, or take Highway 6 east from Clarksdale to Batesville and Oxford.
From Tupelo or Birmingham, Alabama
Take US 78 west toward Memphis. At Sherman, take Highway 9 south (Exit 76) towards Pontotoc and Oxford. After about 12 miles, turn right on Highway 76 west. Continue on Highway 76, which becomes Highway 6. In Oxford, exit at Chucky Mullins Drive (You should pass the Old Taylor Road exit, even though it is marked for the university) and turn right. Turn right at the four-way stop onto Hill Drive. Follow Hill Drive to a four-way stop at All-American Way. Continue straight. Lewis Hall is the large building to the west.
During the week, visitors now need a pass to park in Visitor Lots or spaces and need to get a
parking permit or you can park in metered spaces, which includes the parking garage.
The city of Oxford, MS is small so Hotels are within 5km of campus.
The Inn at OleMiss http://theinnatolemiss.com/
is located on Campus; however, there are limited rooms so please call them.
The Conference Dinner will be held at Taylor Grocery (Catfish and other foods), which is 8 miles south of campus, Thursday Night, 20-Jul-2017
(If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact David Sanders.)
Taylor Grocery (Catfish and other choices) Dinner Thursday Night, 20-Jul-2017 $15 - 25.
For the meetings in Lewis Hall the following will be available:
For remote presentations: Skype, Username "umisshep", SpeakApp or Vidyo.
For Vidyo, please follow this link http://vidyoportal.cern.ch/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=4ZWSnqY2Rm9m and download and install the Vidyo Application
For SpeakApp the link is: https://speakapp.link/to/LEqcIQ ; however, it works only on the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi, etc. (I guess Safari is not part of etc.)
In preparation for the tutorial, please ensure you have completed the registration procedure as detailed here: https://confluence.desy.de/display/BI/Belle+II+Registration+Procedure. Note that this procedure can take a few days, please get started right away!
You can find some brief tutorial videos on confluence to help you get started (you will need a DESY account): https://confluence.desy.de/display/BI/Video+tutorials. You can also find instructions to install basf2 on your personal laptop (MAC or Windows) here: https://confluence.desy.de/display/BI/How+to+run+basf2+on+a+laptop.
If you will not be installing basf2 on your personal machine, you should be sure to at least install ROOT (https://root.cern.ch/building-root) and git (https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Getting-Started-Installing-Git).
There are a few additional prerequisites to participate in the gbasf2 tutorial. Before submitting jobs, you must have: