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The organizing committee is pleased to announce:

International Conference on


February 7 - February 11, 2000 Padova, Italy

Computing in High Energy Physics 2000 (Chep 2000) is a major series of international conferences for physicists and computing professionals from the High Energy and Nuclear Physics community, Computer Science, and Information Technology.

The CHEP conference provides an international forum to exchange information on computing experience and needs for the community, and to review recent, ongoing, and future activities.

The CHEP conference includes plenary and parallel sessions, a panel discussion, poster presentations and an industrial exhibition.

Key topics include

  • Commodity Hardware & Software
  • Control Systems
  • Data Analysis & Visualization
  • Data Handling and Storage
  • HEP Specific Architectures
  • Information System and Multimedia
  • Local & Wide Area Networking
  • Software Methodologies and Tools
  • Triggering & Data Acquisition

The CHEP 2000 conference is organized in collaboration with "Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare" (INFN) and the Physics Department of the Padova University. It will be held in the downtown of Padova in Italy from February 7 to February 11, 2000. Further bulletins will inform you about the CHEP conference's background, organizers, topics, program and provide preliminary registration information.


CHEP conferences are held in roughly 18 month intervals, alternating between Europe, North America and other parts of the world. Recent CHEP conferences have been held in

  • Europe - Oxford, England (1989)
  • N America - Santa Fe, New Mexico (1990)
  • Asia - Tsukuba, Japan (1991)
  • Europe - Annecy, France (1992)
  • N America - San Francisco, California (1994)
  • S America - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1995)
  • Europe - Berlin, Germany, (1997)
  • N America - Chicago, Illinois (1998)

CHEP 2000 Committees

Chairman: Mirco Mazzucato

International Advisory Committee Organizing Committee
Kors Bos NIKHEF Amsterdam Mirco Mazzucato INFN Padova
He Sheng Chen IHEP Beijing Luciano Barone Roma Univ.
Yu Chuansong IHEP Beijing Paolo Capiluppi Bologna Univ.
Manuel Delfino CERN Geneva Sergio Cittolin CERN
Mickael Ernst DESY Hamburg Dario Menasce INFN Milano
Francois Etienne IN2P3 Marseille Michele Michelotto INFN Padova
Ulrich Gensch DESY Hamburg Alessandro Pascolini Padova Univ.
Antonia Ghiselli INFN CNAF-Bologna Marina Passaseo INFN Padova
Lars Hagge DESY Hamburg Laura Perini Milano Univ.
John Harvey CERN Geneva Gabriele Puglierin INFN Padova
Bob Jacobsen LBNL Berkeley Federico Ruggieri INFN CNAF
Paul Jeffreys RAL Oxford Angelo Scribano Siena Univ.
Dean Karlen Carlton U. Ottawa Massimo Sgaravatto INFN Padova
Matthias Kasemann FNAL Chicago Roberto Stroili Padova Univ.
Stu Loken LBNL Berkeley Enzo Valente INFN Roma
Livio Mapelli CERN Geneva Cesare Voci Padova Univ.
Wyatt Merritt FNAL Chicago
Richard Mount SLAC Menlo Park Local Organization
Thomas Nash FNAL Batavia
Harvey Newman Caltech Giuseppina Salente INFN Padova
Martti Pimia CERN Geneva Graziella Rossetto INFN Padova
Lawrence E. Price ANL Roberto Zanardi INFN Padova
Les Robertson CERN Geneva
Wolfgang von Rueden CERN Geneva
Terry Schalk U.C. Santa Cruz
Marjorie Shapiro LBNL Berkeley
Yoshiyuki Watase KEK Tsukuba
Torre Wenaus BNL RHIC
Vicky White FNAL Chicago
Roy Whitney JLAB Newport News
David Williams CERN Geneva

Conference Location

Padova is one of the largest city in the Italy North-East. The city is located 30 km west of Venice and is known for its dynamic economy, artistic buildings and a famous University.

The Universita' degli Studi di Padova is the second oldest University in Italy and its traditional name is "il Bo", i.e. "the Ox". The University of Padova is one of the most ancient in Europe. Juridical, theological, philosophical and medical studies were fostered in the mediaeval town before the ground was prepared for the official birth of a permanent university, which took place on September 29, 1222

Conference Registration

Conference registration forms will be available on the Chep 2000 Web-Server and will be distributed by email together with further information bulletins. It will be possible to register using the Web form interactively or by sending back the completed text form via fax. For further information please send a mail to chep2000@pd.infn.it.


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