Seeding Schemes Expert Group kick-off meeting

On the 26 and 27th June 2013, the kick-off meeting of the Seeding Schemes Expert Group took place at Synchrotron SOLEIL, France. The meeting was chaired by the coordinator of this group – Luca Giannessi and brought together participants from Elettra, European XFEL, DESY, INFN, MAX IV, SOLEIL and STFC. Various topics were discussed and a draft work plan for collaborative activities prepared . This Expert Group is one of the activities established by the Collaboration of European FEL and SPS Facilities to strengthen technical collaboration between the various facilities.