Elba beach

14th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors

La Biodola, Isola d'Elba (Italy)
May 27 - June 2, 2018

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
  • Detectors for astroparticle physics and cosmic radiation
  • Detectors for fundamental physics and gravitational waves
  • Applications to life sciences and other social challenges (cultural heritage, environment monitoring, homeland security)
  • Neutrino, dark matter and elusive particle detectors
  • Synchrotron radiation, X-ray and photon detectors
  • Front-end electronics and trigger systems
  • DAQ, data management, detector specific software, simulations and data analysis
  • Technology transfer and industrial applications

International Advisory Committee

Jonathan Bagger, TRIUMF, Canada
Stan Bentvelsen, NIKHEF, The Netherlands
Luisa Cifarelli, SIF, Italy
Helmut Dosch, DESY, Germany
Eckhard Elsen, CERN
Fernando Ferroni, INFN, Italy
Neil Geddes, STFC, UK
Paolo Giubellino, GSI, Germany
Stuart Henderson, JLAB, USA
Manfred Jeitler, HEPHY, Austria
Juan José Hernández Rey, IFIC (UV-CSIC), Spain
Chi-Chang Kao, SLAC, USA
Klaus Kirch, PSI/ETHZ, Switzerland
Nigel Lockyer, Fermilab, USA
Pavlev V. Logatchov, BINP, Russia
Patricia McBride, Fermilab, USA
Reynald Pain, IN2P3, France
Naohito Saito, JPARC-KEK, Japan
Nigel Smith, SNOLAB, Canada
Yifang Wang, IHEP, China
John Womersley, ESS, Sweden
Masanori Yamauchi, KEK, Japan