Elba beach

12th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors

La Biodola, Isola d'Elba (Italy)
May 20 - 26, 2012

Aim of the meeting is to review the progress in detector technology with emphasis on applications in future experiments. Participation is limited.



Past Editions


  • New ideas on detection techniques
  • Trends in tracking, calorimetry and particle identification
  • Ground, sea and space based detector systems
  • Detectors for astroparticle physics
  • Detector for fundamental physics and gravitational waves
  • Neutrino detectors
  • X-ray and photon detectors
  • Front-end electronics and trigger systems
  • DAQ and data management
  • Techniques for simulation and data analysis
  • HEP techniques in medicine, biology and other fields
  • Accelerator and beam instrumentation
  • Research, industry and technology transfer

International Advisory Committee

Sergio Bertolucci, CERN
Franco Bedeschi, INFN, Italy
Alexander Bondar, BINP, Russia
Hesheng Chen, IHEP, China
Luisa Cifarelli, EPS and SIF
Francisco Del Aguila, UGR, Spain
Persis Drell, SLAC, USA
Rolf-Dieter Heuer, CERN
Manfred Jeitler, HEPHY, Austria
Vladimir G. Kadyshevsky, JINR, Russia
Frank Linde, NIKHEF, Holland
Nigel Lockyer, TRIUMF, Canada
Jacques Martino, IN2P3, France
Patricia McBride, FNAL, USA
Joël Mesot, PSI, Switzerland
Joachim Mnich, DESY, Germany
Hugh E. Montgomery, Jefferson Lab, USA
Shoji Nagamiya, KEK, Japan
Piermaria J. Oddone, FNAL, USA
Carlo Rubbia, CERN and INFN
Horst Stöcker, GSI, Germany
Atsuto Suzuki, KEK, Japan
John Womersley, STFC, UK