[Users] Meeting minutes for 6 June 2019

Witek, Helvi helvi.witek at kcl.ac.uk
Thu Jun 6 09:26:16 CDT 2019

Present: Bill, Christopher, Peter, Steve, Helvi

* North American ET Meeting 17-19 June 2019 in Rochester, US
   - Please register
   - Website: 
   - Broadcast via bluejeans

* European ET Meeting 2-6 September 2019 in London, UK
   - Please register (deadline 31 July 2019)
   - Website: https://sites.google.com/view/eetm2019/home

* Change citation policy for Einstein Toolkit
   - cite code directly via a DOI reference instead of only quoting the 
paper by Loeffler et al 2011
   - information on this topic, see e.g.  D. Katz' talk about software 
citation and sustainability at
     Charm++ workshop at NCSA starting at page 19:
   - in practise: likely update DOI after each release
   - maybe example for current release
   - *new policy activated from 12 July 2019 onwards if there are no 

* Memory increase during regridding (ET Trac #2194)
   - again observed memory increase after regridding which can be a 
bottleneck for large-scale simulations
   - check parameter file and plot on trac;  Roland checking latest report
   - ping Erik

* Gallery examples will be updated
   - TOV: small version for online/jupyter tutorial needs to be uploaded
   - BBH: in progress
   - BNS: in progress

* Self-force code by Peter Diener et al
   - possibly included in the next ET release
   - currently in different repositories;.
     possible restructuring to make inclusion more straight-forward;

Dr. Helvi Witek
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology
Department of Physics
King's College London

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