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Project Title: A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research

PIN: DEPS-BPA-16-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Physics & Astronomy DEPS

RSO:
Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Math, Chemistry and Physics


A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
February 26, 2018 - February 28, 2018
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: David Lang
Email: dlang@nas.edu
Phone: 2023342395
Fax:


Agenda:

***IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT ATTENDANCE***
All visitors are required to bring a valid passport to entry to the site. Also, all visitors should notify the meeting contact identified on this page of their intention to attend the meeting by email by Friday, February 23.

REMOTE CONNECTION INFORMATION IS GIVEN AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AGENDA


MEETING AGENDA

Committee on a Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
February 26-28, 2018

General Atomics
3550 General Atomics Court
San Diego, CA 92121-1122


Monday, February 26, 2018
GA Conference Room

OPEN SESSION


9:00 AM Welcome from General Atomics and Discussion of Agenda
Committee and GA Leadership

9:15 AM Vision for Fusion Research at General Atomics
Richard Buttery, GA

10:15 Research Plans of the DIII-D National Team
Dave Hill, GA

11:15 Break

11:30 Strategic elements/Approaches of the U.S. Fusion Program
Mickey Wade, GA

12:15 PM Lunch and General Discussion
Committee, Staff, and Guests

1:30 Japanese Fusion Energy Strategy
Yuichi Ogawa, Univ. Tokyo

2:30 Republic of Korea Fusion Energy Strategy (via remote video)
Yong-Seok Hwang, Seoul National Univ.

3:30 Break

4:00 Break and depart for tour of DIII-D facility (90 min total)

6:30 Committee dinner
Committee, Staff, and Guests

8:00 Adjourn for the day


Tuesday, February 27, 2018
GA Conference Room

CLOSED SESSION

8:30 AM Committee Discussion

10:00 Break

10:15 Committee Discussion
Committee and ITER Staff

12:00 PM Lunch
Committee and ITER Staff


OPEN SESSION

1:30 Capability and prospects of Private-Sector Fusion Ventures
Michl Binderbauer, TAE

2:30 Research & Strategy for Development of FNST, Blankets, & Tritium Fuel Cycle
Mohamed Abdou, UCLA

3:30 Break

3:45 Chinese Fusion Energy Strategy (via remote video)
Jiangang Li, Director, ASIPP

4:45 Public comment

CLOSED SESSION

5:00 PM Committee Discussion

6:00 Adjourn for day



Wednesday, February 28, 2018
GA Conference Room

CLOSED SESSION

8:30 AM Committee Discussion


OPEN SESSION

9:00 Depart for Magnet Technology Center (Poway, CA)

11:00 Return to GA

CLOSED SESSION

11:00 AM Committee Discussion

12:00 Working Committee Lunch

1:00 Committee Discussion

3:00 Adjourn



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DAY 1 Open Session
Feb 26, 2018

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DAY 2 Open Session
Feb 27, 2018

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DAY 3
None.




Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Michael Mauel
Columbia University
Co-Chair
Melvyn Shochet
University of Chicago
Co-Chair (remotely)
Christina Back
General Atomics
Riccardo Betti
University of Rochester
Ian Chapman
UK Atomic Energy Authority (remotely)
Cary Forest
University of Wisconsin
Madison
T. Kenneth Fowler
University of California
Berkeley
Jeffrey Freidberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ronald Gilgenbach
University of Michigan (remotely)
William Heidbrink
University of California
Irvine
Mark Herrmann
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Frank Jenko
University of California
Los Angeles
Stanley Kaye
Princeton University
Mitsuru Kikuchi
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Susana Reyes
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Paul Robinson
Advanced Reactor Concepts
LLC
Philip Snyder
General Atomics
Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin
Madison
Brian Wirth
University of Tennessee
Knoxville

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
meeting presentations; next meetings; writing assignments; schedule and workplan

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


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: