EPJ Web of Conferences Highlight - CHEP2021: Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics

More than 1000 people attended this year’s virtual CHEP conference.

The 25th edition of the Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP) conference took place as a special virtual event, organised by CERN, from 17th to 21st May 2021.

The CHEP conference series has run for more than 3 decades and brings together physicists, software engineers and computing experts from major experiments, laboratories and facilities.

It is an opportunity to present work across the full range of software and computing activities covering data acquisition, reconstruction, simulation and analysis, as well as aspects of networking and facilities, including high performance computing. As the largest conference of its kind, it has always provided a valuable opportunity for presenting and discussing work, stimulating contact between colleagues, be they young researchers or seasoned experts.

Highlight themes at this year’s event were machine learning, which finds application in almost every aspect of software and computing; accelerators, where coding for GPUs, in particular, becomes more and more important; storage systems, which will need to handle exabytes of data from the High Luminosity LHC; and Quantum Computing, where the first ever parallel session in the field for CHEP was organised.

This was our first experience of publishing with EPJ Web of Conferences. We contacted the publisher in the middle of September, just one month prior to the Conference, but everything went through smoothly. We have had published MNPS Proceedings with different publishers in the past, and would like to tell that the EPJ Web of Conferences team was probably the best, very quick, helpful and interactive. Typically, we were getting responses from EPJ Web of Conferences team within less than an hour and have had help at every production stage.
We are very thankful to Solange Guenot, Web of Conferences Publishing Editor, and Isabelle Houlbert, Web of Conferences Production Editor, for their support. These ladies are top-level professionals, who made a great contribution to the success of this issue. We are fully satisfied with the publication of the Conference Proceedings and are looking forward to further cooperation. The publication was very fast, easy and of high quality. My colleagues and I strongly recommend EPJ Web of Conferences to anyone, who is interested in quick high-quality publication of conference proceedings.

On behalf of the Organizing and Program Committees and Editorial Team of MNPS-2019, Dr. Alexey B. Nadykto, Moscow State Technological University “STANKIN”, Moscow, Russia. EPJ Web of Conferences vol. 224 (2019)

ISSN: 2100-014X (Electronic Edition)

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