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  1. EURO • Welcome • Status of negotiations and GA • “ of Consortium Agreement • “ of website, mailing lists, logo, etc • Management Structure • Bodies to be appointed

  2. Status of Negotiations • Documents required by EC: • Draft Annex1 to GA • GPFs • Sent middle October 2007 • See http://hepwww.rl.ac.uk/euro-neutrino/EUROnu-annex1.doc • No comments received so far • Project officer has been in contact • Possible reasons: • No particular problems with EURO • Concentration on other projects • UK funding crisis

  3. Status of Negotiations • GA: specific mods for CNRS, CSIC • Annex 1: same as proposal, but with additional info • GPFs: • A’s – info provided by you • B’s – from proposal • Possible areas for comment: • Funding request from EC • Deliverables • WPs

  4. Status of Negotiations • GA: specific mods for CNRS, CSIC • Annex 1: same as proposal, but with additional info • GPFs: • A’s – info provided by you • B’s – from proposal • Possible areas for comment: • Funding request from EC • Deliverables • WPs • Future modifications: updated Associates list

  5. Status of Negotiations • Next steps: • Comments from EC • Final modifications from us • Final comments from EC??? • Signing of A2.5’s • Signing of GA agreement by EC and me • Funds from Brussels

  6. Consortium Agreement • First draft – almost ready • This week, if not already • Fairly standard, with no particular difficulties • Please check and make sure admins are happy

  7. Website, etc • Website • http://www.euronu.orgexists • Currently points tohttp://hepwww.rl.ac.uk/euro-neutrino/ • Plan to copy EURISOL site • INFN agreement given • Security issues still being checked • Logo! • Need one! • Volunteer?

  8. Mailing Lists • Only private lists at the moment • Proposed lists: • EURO list – everybody in DS – I’ll need contact details • GB list • WP lists – to be created by WPM • Comments?

  9. Management Structure

  10. Responsibilities in EURO • Governing Board: • Ultimate authority in EURO • Oversees the operation of the DS • Make sure other boards are doing they’re jobs • 1 member per partner • 1 meeting/year, during annual meeting • Chair to be elected from members (see later) • Ex-officio members to be decided (see later)

  11. Responsibilities in EURO • Management Board: • Ensure contract execution • “ all obligations (deliverables, milestones) met • Meet as required • Membership: project coordinator 1 each for SB, NF and BB • Latter need to be elected (see later)

  12. Responsibilities in EURO • Coordination Board: • Monitoring of all tasks • Integration with international activities • Identification of synergies with other projects • Meet ≥ 3 times a year • Membership: MB WP coordinators and/or deputies Others ex-officio, as required

  13. Responsibilities in EURO • Coordination Board:

  14. Responsibilities in EURO • International Advisory Panel: • Activities of WPs • Technical choices • Distribution of resources • Activity planning • 1 meeting/year, during annual meeting • Membership: 3 people, not from partners to be proposed by GB (see later)

  15. Objectives • Basic philosophy • SB, NF and BB in the same project • Collaboration rather than competition • Need to meet DS requirements • CDR(s) • Documents to be presented to appropriate EU bodies • Prepare for next step • CERN Council in our case

  16. Plus dissemination Independent comparison Objectives

  17. Objectives

  18. Planning • Annual meetings: • Plenary meeting for EURO • “Parallel” meetings for WPs • GB meeting, with input from IAP • (Same time as IDS meeting) • Proposed dates: November 2008: CERN November 2009: USA November 2010: RAL (Project review) November 2011: Paris

  19. Planning • MB: meet as required • Dissemination Board: ditto • CB: meet ≥3 times a year • WPs: • meet as required (but often!) • clearly, phone meetings regularly • organised by WPM • All meeting announcements, slides, minutes: website

  20. Publication Policy • All publications (internal & external) on website • All external publications refereed: • journals – DB member + consortium expert • proceedings – expert • Referees responsible for getting comments • Making sure they’re implemented • Reporting to DB • DB authorisation required before publication