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Project Title: Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems

PIN: DEPS-BPA-10-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Energy & Environmental Systems
DEPS Board on Physics & Astronomy

RSO:
Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Energy and Energy Conservation; Engineering and Technology; Math, Chemistry and Physics


Meeting 1
December 16, 2010 - December 17, 2010
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Jonathan Yanger
Email: jyanger@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1544
Fax: 202-334-3575


Agenda:

NOTE: The open session portions of the meeting agenda will be updated to reflect the speakers as they are confirmed. The agenda is subject to change.

NOTE 12/7/2010: The agenda has been updated to reflect the correct beginning of the open session on Dec 16 (at 1:00 pm) and to note the adjournment of the meeting on Dec 17 at 3pm.

NOTE 12/14/2010: The agenda has been updated to reflect changes made as required by speakers' availabilities.

12/16/2010
Closed Session
7:30 am Meeting commences
12:00 pm Lunch

Open Session
1:00 pm Welcome Ron Davidson & Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
1:15 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science
Steve Koonin
1:45 Discussion
2:00 Perspectives from NNSA Stockpile Stewardship,
Chris Deeney
2:20 Discussion
2:30 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Fusion Energy
Science, Ed Synakowski & Mark Koepke
3:00 Discussion
3:15 Break
3:30 Findings from the 2003 FESAC report:
"A Plan for the Development of Fusion Energy”
Robert Goldston, Michael Campbell
4:00 Discussion
4:15 Findings from the 2004 FESAC report:
“Review of the Inertial Fusion Energy Program,”
Rulon Linford
4:45 Discussion
5:00 Public Comment Session, Audience
6:00 Meeting adjourns for day

Closed Session
6:30 Working Dinner


12/17/2010
Closed Session
7:30 am
9:00 am

Open Session
9:00 Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science
Bill Brinkman
9:30 Discussion
9:45 Perspectives from NNSA Defense Programs, Donald Cook
10:15 Discussion
10:30 Break
10:45 Challenges to Developing an ICF-based Energy Source,
Harold Forsen
11:15 Discussion
11:30 Perspectives from OSTP, Steve Fetter
11:45 General discussion
12:15 pm Open Session concludes

Closed Session
12:15 pm Committee discussion
3:00 Adjourn


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Davidson
Kulcinski
Baker
Bangerter
Betti
Beyea
Byer
Chang Diaz
Cowley
Hammer
Hezir
McCarthy
Papay
Schultz
Sessler
Sheffield
Tombrello (via teleconference)
Whyte
Wurtele
Yang

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Conflict of Interest and Bias. Report schedule. Statement of task. Comments received from public. Interim report. Project organization. NRC policies.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Comments received from the public.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 23, 2010