Accelerating News, Issue #20 - Letter from the Editor
Welcome to the first 2017 issue of Accelerating News. In this issue we include a wrap up of the CESSAMag project and take a look at recent developments in the HL-LHC project including the civil engineering plans and the progress in magnets for the interaction regions.
This issue also features an interview with Prof John Womersley, the Director General of the ESS, discussign about the importance of large-scale research infrastructures and the transformations of the European research area.
Moreover, the new issue present the details of the upgrade of the accelerator at the Louvre museum, a new tool that will boost the reliability and availability of the LHC and future colliders and reports on new educational lectures at CERN and the Cockroft Institute, among many other interesting stories.
I would like to thank the editors and authors of this issue for their hard work and wish you all a pleasant reading.