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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

Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Math, Chemistry and Physics

A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
February 1, 2018 - February 2, 2018
ITER Site, Cadarche, France

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
Phone: 2023342395
Fax: 2023342395


Committee on a Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
February 1-2, 2018

Route de Vinon-sur-Verdon
CS 90 046-13067
St Paul Lez Durance Cedex

Thursday, February 1, 2018
ITER Council Room


8:00 Shuttle departs from Hotel Cezanne for ITER Site

9:00 Welcome from ITER Organization Bernard Bigot, Director-General

9:15 Opening Remarks, Introductions, and Discussion of Agenda Michael Mauel and Melvyn Shochet,
Committee Co-Chairs

9:30 Foundation of the EUROfusion Consortium Sibylle Guenter, Max Planck Institut für Plasmaphysik

10:30 Break

11:00 Strategic Plan of the European Fusion Consortium Tony Donné, EUROfusion

12:00 Lunch and General Discussion

13:30 European DEMO design activities Gianfranco Federici, EUROfusion

14:30 Break

15:00 Overview of ITER Project and International Organization Bernard Bigot, Director-General, ITER

16:00 The Science of ITER Tim Luce, Head of Science and Operations, ITER

17:00 General Discussion All

18:00 Break and depart for dinner;
Shuttle departs from ITER Site for Hotel Cezanne

19:00 Committee dinner Committee, Staff, and Guests
Le Jardin Mazarin
5 Rue du 4 Septembre, Aix-en-Provence

21:00 Adjourn for the day

Friday, February 2, 2018
ITER Council Room


8:00 Shuttle departs from Hotel Cezanne for ITER Site

9:00 Tour of ITER Worksite Bernard Bigot, Director-General, ITER

10:30 Break

10:45 ITER Engineering Science and Breakthroughs Gyung-Su Lee, Deputy Director-General, ITER

11:45 Lunch

13:15 Project Management Hans-Henrich Altfeld, Head of Project Control Office, ITER

14:15 Summary and Conclusion Bernard Bigot, Director-General, ITER

14:30 Break


15:00 Committee discussion Committee

16:00 Adjourn and depart for hotel/airport;
Shuttle departs from ITER Site to Hotel Cezanne

Dinner on own

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Michael Mauel
Columbia University
Melvyn Shochet
University of Chicago
Ian Chapman
UK Atomic Energy Authority
Cary Forest
University of Wisconsin
T. Kenneth Fowler
University of California
Ronald Gilgenbach
University of Michigan
Frank Jenko
University of California
Los Angeles
Stanley Kaye
Princeton University (remotely)
Mitsuru Kikuchi
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Susana Reyes
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
schedule; report writing; meeting

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: February 20, 2018