30 September 2012 to 5 October 2012
INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro
Europe/Rome timezone
Symposium for North Eastern Accelerator Personnel

SNEAP is a community of personnel involved with particle accelerators, mainly electrostatic, and their use.

Founded in 1968, the organization gathers annually to discuss and exchange information to the benefit of all those who attend. The goal of the Symposium is to have a workshop of operation personnel discussing and sharing experiences in order to help each other in solving the practical problems and let their ingenuities became common knowledge of the community.

The topics covered include ion sources, electrostatic and rf accelerators, telemetry and control systems, cryogenic systems, safety issues and many other topics relevant to the operation of small to medium sized accelerator laboratories.

The meeting format is made of oral presentation and poster stands followed by open and informal discussions concerning laboratory reports and contributed papers .

Space for vendors is made available to permit attendees to speak directly with manufacturers and their representatives and to inspect many new devices and products.

Attendees include representatives from Universities, National Laboratories, and Industrial Research Laboratories from the United States of America. and many other countries including Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and others.