International Workshop on   

Personal Computers and Particle Accelerator Controls (PCaPAC) 

December 4-7, 2012 Kolkata, India 


PCaPAC- 2012, the ninth in the series of biennial International Workshops on low cost control and data acquisition systems using PC technology, will be organized by Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, India during December 4-7, 2012. This workshop covers all important aspects of particle accelerator controls with an objective to encourage young engineers/scientists to keep abreast of latest trends and techniques in control technology by exchanging ideas with specialists in the field of control system from all over the world. 


Major Topics 

  • ·   Status  reports  / overview  of control  system
  • ·   Control  system  interoperability
  • ·   Verification  and  Validation  of  control  system  design
  • ·   Data  integrity  and  Security
  • ·   New trends  in  languages  for control  system  design
  • ·   Experimental  Data  Acquisition
  • ·   Control  Databases
  • ·   PC vs. Embedded system
  • ·   Software  and  Hardware  technologies
  • ·   Open  source software  for control
  • ·   Latest trends in GUI