Annual User Group Meeting

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Annually in Summer, we have a workshop and meeting at Jefferson Lab to which all users are invited. The next workshop will take place June 4-6, 2012. Meeting Poster


Your participation is important, and we strongly urge everyone to register, and make plans to attend. We particularly encourage graduate students to attend the annual meeting. The Jefferson Science Associates Initiatives Fund has again sponsored our waiving student registration fees. We will again have special lunch discussions for the graduate students where free food is available. The poster competition continues, with a first prize of $1000, a 2nd prize of $500, and a third prize of $250. The deadline for poster competition abstracts is Wednesday, May 23, 2011 - and you cannot win if you do not enter. For further information please contact Rakitha Sanjeewa Beminiwattha (

Please come and find out more about the plans of DOE, NSF, and the laboratory in the coming years. The main theme of this year's meeting is "The end of the 6 GeV era at Jefferson Lab". The Annual User Group Meeting plays a central role in maintaining the coherence and effectiveness of our community. Your User Group Board is working hard to put together a good meeting, and we very much hope to see you there! Sign up early - registration fees go up after May 25.

Further information and archives of previous workshops can be found at

Here is a preliminary agenda:

  • Monday June 4, 2012 all day: Talks by L. Cardman, M. Anselmino, H. Weller and Lab Management, followed by UG business meeting, Postdoc Prize winner and a special presentation by S. J. Gates, Jr. The day concludes with Poster Session + Reception
  • Tuesday June 5, 2012 all day: Talks by Renee Fatemi about RHIC, presentations from the last three experiments running in the 6 GeV era, and from recent APS fellows, as well as reports from the funding agencies.
  • Wednesday June 6, 2012 until 3 p.m.: Overview talks on JLab results from the 6 GeV program. Afterwards, there will be an "End of 6 GeV running" party/reception.

April 27: The preliminary program has been updated.

May 2: The party is on - Wednesday, June 6, 3:30 p.m. (right after the last talk) there will be a celebration of the end of 6 GeV running at Jefferson Lab.

Last Year's Users Group Workshop and Annual Meeting

2011 JLab Users Group Meeting, June 6-8, 2011 at Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA

The 2011 JLab User's Group Annual Meeting took place on Monday, June 6 through Wednesday, June 8, 2011. The program included a variety of physics talks, presentations from the User Group Board, laboratory management, funding agencies and talks from our Prize Winners.

To view poster click here: [1]