Fermilab at Work

Fermilab’s COVID-19 Response Coordination Team will hold another virtual town hall session this week for employees and users. The session is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. CT. The format includes a short COVID-19 briefing, followed by audience questions and informal discussion. The session will also include an overview of the medical/religious accommodation process. Zoom information for the session can be found here (Services login required).

Join the Cybersecurity Team on Zoom Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 for the annual Cybersecurity Awareness Week! This year we are exploring the future of cybersecurity here at the lab and in the world at large. With talks on a variety of topics from members of CST and the Fermilab community, there is something for everyone. Employees, contractors and visitors are all welcome! Feel free to stop by for a talk or two or stay for the whole event! On…

Save the Date! The Office of OPTT invites you to join on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 12 noon CT, for a virtual fireside chat with Dr. Aprille Ericsson, Aerospace Engineer and NASA’s New Business Lead for Instrument Systems and Technology. This is the third event in the DIVERSE-W Speaker Series showcasing women leaders in STEM, innovation and entrepreneurship. You’ll be able to ask the speaker your questions directly during a Q&A portion of the program. Register now through Eventbrite. The event…

From Fragomen Worldwide: The White House announced today that, starting in early November 2021, it will rescind the existing regional COVID-19 travel bans and instead implement a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for foreign national international air travel. With the rescission of the bans affecting foreign nationals recently present in Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, the Schengen Area, South Africa, or the United Kingdom, many foreign nationals will no longer be subject to the complex, ever-changing policies and processes around national interest exceptions (NIEs)…

For sale: Air conditioners

For Sale Pelonis 12,000 BTU mobile air conditioner $200 OBO Denali 12,000 BTU Window air conditioner $200 OBO   Contact Mike Dinnon at dinnon@fnal.gov

Note that the instructions under “WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO” have been updated since our last announcement. WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading Teamcenter, NX and Simcenter to a new version. This will affect all Teamcenter users.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Teamcenter will be shut down Thursday night, Sept. 30, after 5 p.m. and will be available in the early morning on Monday, Oct. 4.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the maintenance period…

From CERN Courier, September 27, 2021: Fermilab’s Proton Improvement Plan II (PIP-II) is relying on international collaborations to shape the future of accelerator-based particle physics in the U.S. Lia Merminga and Eduard Pozdeyev provide an insider take.

Fermilab’s COVID-19 Response Coordination Team will hold a virtual town hall session this week for users and affiliates. The session is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. CT. The format includes a short COVID-19 briefing, followed by audience questions and informal discussion. Join your colleagues and bring your questions, or you can submit questions in advance here. Zoom information for the session can be found here (Services login required).