To refine the plan for the Newtonian Constant of Gravitation International Consortium and to exchange ideas for experiments. Potential consortium participants or advisory committee members are invited to attend.
Organizers: Peter Mohr, NIST; William Phillips, NIST and the University of Maryland; and Terry Quinn, CBE FRS, BIPM.
The workshop is intended to cover the following topics:
Formulation of the consortium
Functioning of the advisory committee
Methods of measuring G
Timescale of the overall project
Procedures for carrying out the cross comparisons
Whether there should be blind offsets until all measurements are done
Drafting of a joint article on the project for Metrologia