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Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting

February 9-10, 2017

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The ALS Scientific Advisory Committee is asked to consider the following topics and provide feedback on the proposed course of action, identify additional issues that should be considered, and offer relevant comments and recommendations.

  • ALS program in relation to the evolving US and world landscape of x-ray facilities
  • Evolving plans for the ALS upgrade.  In particular, comments on the evolving plan for the accelerator upgrade, optics R&D, the early science opportunities document, and the schedule of R&D and workshops/reviews leading to a CDR and to CD-1
  • Breakout sessions with ALS staff: readiness for the ALS triennial review, potential liabilities voiced by ALS staff
  • Comments and advice on the ALS Strategic Plan
  • PSP recommendations on Approved Programs

Additionally, comments and recommendations are welcome on any other important topics identified by the Committee.