NERSCPowering Scientific Discovery Since 1974

NERSC Operational Assessment Review

 By invitation only.



8am - Coffee and Pastries


8:15am: Welcome and logistics - Katie Antypas


8:20am: Welcome and DOE charge - Dave Goodwin


8:30am - 9:15am:Year in Review - Sudip Dosanjh


9:30am - 10:30am: User Results - Katie Antypas


10:45 - 11:am: Break


11:00-11:45: Science and Strategic Results - Richard Gerber


Lunch - noon-1pm Committee


1pm - 1:30pm: The move to CRT, a tour in lieu of presentation - Jeff  Broughton


1:30-2:00 - Systems Results - Jackie Scoggins


2:15-3:15 - Innovations - Shane Canon, Elizabeth Bautista and Glenn Lockwood


3:30-3:45 - Break


3:45- 4:30 - Risks, Safety, Budget and next year’s metrics - Katie Antypas


4:30-6:30 - Committee time


6:30 - Dinner




08:00 - noon Committee working session and outbrief report. Box lunch


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Wang Hall, Computational Research and Theory Building (CRT)
1 Cyclotron Road, Bldg. 59
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: 510.486.4000

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary national laboratory located in Berkeley, California on a hillside directly above the campus of the University of California at Berkeley. The site consists of 76 buildings located on 183 acres, which overlook both the campus and the San Francisco Bay. »More Visitor Information.

Site Access

All non-LBNL participants must register to obtain a visitor bus pass or parking pass in advance.  We recommend carpooling, shuttle and taxi.  Check-in with Security and picture ID is required.  LBNL Security requires the names, citizenship and country of birth of all visitors.  If you have questions, please contact Zaida McCunney by February 1, 2016.

The Blackberry Canyon entrance is closest to the Wang Hall, CRT Building. The shuttle buses stop at the 65 building or main shuttle bus stop (across the street from CRT).

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Parking at LBNL is limited due to a number of construction projects. We recommend car pooling, LBNL shuttle, or taxi. If you drive, a parking space may be reserved.  For those visitors who plan to drive to LBNL, we will reserve general parking near the Wang Hall, CRT Building.

Shuttle Information

There is an LBNL shuttle bus from various locations around the City of Berkeley, including near the Downtown Berkeley BART station.  If you plan to take the LBNL shuttle, you are required to have an LBNL Visitor Bus Pass  (requires advance notice) and picture ID to show the bus driver. 

Bay Area Rapid Transit Train (BART)

The Downtown Berkeley BART station is two short blocks from the LBNL shuttle line on the corner of Addison and Shuttuck.  The LBNL Blue Shuttle Bus will take you to the Blackberry Canyon entrance and the CRT Building.  The Wang Hall, CRT building is across the street from LBNL's main bus stop. »BART Web site


It is recommended lodging reservations be booked early.

LBNL Guest House
1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720
Rate: $124

Downtown Berkeley Inn
2001 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
Rate: $109 (To obtain this rate, please send e-mail to Zaida McCunney.  She will make the reservation at the LBNL rate. After you receive the reservation, please call the Berkeley Inn directly to provide your credit card and guarantee your reservation.  24 hour cancellation policy.

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Meeting Logistics

Zaida McCunney
Tel: 510.486.6247
Cell: 510.910.0520