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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


Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems
June 15, 2011 - June 17, 2011
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Seminar Room
250 E. River Road, Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Map: http://www.lle.rochester.edu/about/map.php

Please Register for the Meeting here: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/EventRegistration/public/Register.aspx?event=60BA767A



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: David Lang
Email: IFECommittee@nas.edu
Phone: 2023342395
Fax: 2023343575


Agenda:

*** NOTE (04/15/2011): THIS AGENDA WILL CHANGE
*** NOTE (04/27/2011): The meeting location changed from the hotel to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.
*** NOTE (05/25/2011): The meeting agenda has been updated.
*** NOTE (05/26/2011): Logistical info has been added.
*** NOTE (06/07/2011): The meeting agenda has been updated.

PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THE BELOW URL:
http://tinyurl.com/3fys4v4

Guests should arrive at the east end of the building
(entrance with the rounded glass front, NOT the entrance with the flag pole).


Committee on the Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems
Fourth Meeting

Location:
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Seminar Room
250 E. River Road, Rochester, NY 14623-1299
Map: http://www.lle.rochester.edu/about/map.php

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Location: Seminar Room
All presentation titles below are provisional and only intended to be placeholders


CLOSED SESSION

8:00 am Breakfast available

8:30 am Welcome and opening remarks

8:45 am Break


OPEN SESSION

9:00 am Welcome and opening remarks

9:05 am Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in the
UK and EU
John Collier, UK Science and Technology Facilities
Council

10:15 am Discussion

10:35 am Break

10:50 am Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in Japan Hiroshi Azechi, Institute of Laser Engineering,
Osaka University

12:00 pm Discussion

12:20 pm Lunch Seminar Room

1:00 pm Integrated design of a laser fusion target
chamber system,
John Sethian, Naval Research Laboratory

2:00 pm Discussion

2:20 pm Adjourn open session for the day


CLOSED SESSION

2:30 pm Discussion

6:00 pm Break

6:45 pm Working Dinner at *TBD

8:30 pm Adjourn for day




Thursday, June 16, 2011 Location: Seminar Room


CLOSED SESSION

8:00 am Breakfast Seminar Room


OPEN SESSION

8:30 am Nuclear Power Plant Financing
Philip M. Huyck, Encite, LLC (formerly of Credit
Suisse First Boston & Trust Company of the West)

9:30 am Discussion

9:45 am Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in China
Zhang Jie, President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

11:00 am Discussion

11:20 am Public Comment Session

11:30 am General Discussion with All Speakers

12:00 pm Adjourn open session and break for lunch


CLOSED SESSION

12:00 pm Lunch Seminar Room

1:00 pm Discussion with ICF Target Physics Panel Chair

2:00 pm Discussion

2:30 pm Break

5:30 pm Break

6:30 pm Working Dinner at *TBD

8:30 pm Adjourn for the day



Site Visit to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Friday, June 17, 2011

(The site visit will be TBD mile round trip, walking)


CLOSED SESSION

7:30 am Breakfast available Seminar Room

8:00 am Discussion

9:30 am Break & Gather at LOCATION TBD for site visit


OPEN SESSION

9:45 am Begin site visit

12:00 pm Adjourn site visit, adjourn meeting, and depart



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ronald C. Davidson
Gerald L. Kulcinski
Charles Baker
Roger Bangerter
Riccardo Betti
Jan Beyea
Steven C. Cowley
Robert L. Byer
David Hammer (by telephone)
Joseph S. Hezir
Ken Schultz
John Sheffield
Thomas Anthony Tombrello (by telephone)
Dennis G. Whyte
Jonathan S. Wurtele
Malcolm McGeoch


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Plans and goals for the meeting; presentations; input from the community; organization of work; interim report; final report; work plan; next meeting; statement of task; target physics panel activities and schedule; ignition; the National Ignition Campaign.



The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Biosketches for the speakers.


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 22, 2011