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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
February 22, 2012 - February 23, 2012
General Atomics Campus
San Diego, CA


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: Teri Thorowgood
Email: tthorowg@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

NOTE: The agenda has been updated with additional information on the open and closed sessions.
NOTE: The NNSA speaker has been confirmed.


General Atomics Campus
San Diego, CA
All parties who wish to attend must register at the below URL:
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/EventRegistration/public/Register.aspx?event=36346458

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
All presentation titles below are provisional and only intended to be placeholders


CLOSED SESSION
0730 Breakfast available at GA campus
0800 Welcome Ron Davidson & Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
0805 Discussion of Business: Status of the Study David Lang, Staff
0830 Report from the ICF Target Physics Panel John Ahearne, Chair (TBD)

OPEN SESSION
0900 Status of the National Ignition Campaign and Plans Post-FY2012
Jeff Quintenz, NNSA
0925 Discussion
0940 Status of the National Ignition Facility, Plans for the Facility Post- FY2012, and the LIFE Project Mike Dunne, LLNL
1005 Discussion
1020 Public Comment Session
1040 Adjourn open session

CLOSED SESSION
1045 Discussion of Final Report
1200 Working lunch

OPEN SESSION
1230 Leave meeting room for tour of General Atomics target fabrication
facilities
1400 Adjourn tour and open session

CLOSED SESSION
1405 Continued Discussion of Final Report
1800 Adjourn for the day and leave GA campus for dinner
1830 or 1900 Dinner


Thursday, February 23, 2012

CLOSED SESSION
0730 Breakfast available at GA campus
0800 Continued Discussion of Final Report
1600 Discussion of business: plan to complete report
1700 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
Co-Chair
Princeton University
Gerald L. Kulcinski
Co-Chair
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Charles Baker
University of California
San Diego [Retired]
Roger Bangerter
E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Retired]
Riccardo Betti
University of Rochester
Jan Beyea
Consulting in the Public Interest
Robert L. Byer
Stanford University
Steven C. Cowley
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Richard L. Garwin
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Joseph S. Hezir
EOP Group
Inc.
Kathyrn McCarthy
Idaho National Laboratory
Lawrence T. Papay
PQR
LLC
Ken Schultz
General Atomics [Retired]
Andrew M. Sessler
E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
John Sheffield
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville
Thomas Anthony Tombrello
Jr
California Institute of Technology (by phone)
Dennis G. Whyte
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (by phone)
Jonathan S. Wurtele
University of California
Berkeley
Rosa Yang
Electric Power Research Institute
Inc.
Malcolm McGeoch
Consultant
PLEX
LLC

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Final report, presentations heard, interim report, report development schedule, ICF target physics panel activities, tour logistics, recent developments in inertial fusion.”

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
none

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: March 6, 2012