Board of Scientific Representatives Einstein Telescope (BSR-ET)


Job de Kleuver
    • 1:00 PM 1:03 PM
      1. Opening and welcome 3m
      • composition of BSR: see attachment
    • 1:03 PM 1:10 PM
      2. Decisons and action items last meeting(s) 7m
      1. Coordinators were requested to align the WP Governance in the INFRA-DEV proposal with the Board of Governmental Representatives (BGR).
      2. All interested countries can join this BSR with a national science representative.
      3. France intends to join the BGR on ministerial level
      4. After fruitful discussions with CERN management ET hopes to become a CERN recognised experiment. Next opening for applications is in January 2022. The ET collaboration will be asked to prepare the application (Punturo and Lück)
      5. After fruitful discussions CERN is open to offer some office space to house part of the ET project office at CERN.
      6. The outline of the Vaccuum initiative with CERn and others presented by Ferroni and Van den Brand was fully supported. Ferroni and Van den Brand will take next steps to formalise this project
      7. Martinez gave a status report of the Infradev proposal preparations (see indico page last meeting He will report again in the next meeting with focus on the financial aspects.
      8. De Kleuver will contact the BGR to plan a BSR-BGR discussion about the governance WP of the Infradev proposal December. A first full draft will be available early December
      9. Due to covid developments the ESFRI roadmap launch will be fully remote on 7 December.
      10. The planning of all next meetings was changed (see agenda item 7 for details)
    • 1:10 PM 1:20 PM
      3. Announcements (only topics that are not on the remainder of the agenda) 10m
      • Coordinators Antonio and Stan
      • Project Directoriate Nando and Jo
      • Country representatives: any interesting news?
    • 1:20 PM 1:35 PM
      5. Preparation INFRA-DEV proposal (Mario) 15m
      • Topics will follow (Mario)
    • 1:35 PM 1:50 PM
      6.Topics for interaction with BGR 15m
      • Coordinators, PD and Martinez meet with BGR on December 6 at 14 hrs
      • ESFRI Launch programme: see
      • Preparations WP Governance and input/feedback BGR
    • 1:50 PM 1:55 PM
      7. AOB and next meetings 5m
      • 6 December 13.00-14.00 hrs Zoom
      • 20 December 09.00-10.00 hrs Zoom
      • 10 January 11.00-12.00 hrs Zoom
    • 1:55 PM 1:56 PM
      8. Closing 1m