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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
December 15, 2017 - December 15, 2017
Austin, TX


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:


Friday, December 15, 2017

OPEN SESSION

8:00 AM Participate in US Magnetic Fusion Research Strategic Directions Workshop /
Reports of Breakout Session and Workshop Summary
10:30 Break
12:30 PM Workshop Concludes

CLOSED SESSION

8:00 AM Committee discussion
12:30 PM Working Lunch - Welcome and updates from the committee

OPEN SESSION

1:30 Further Context for NAS Burning Plasma Study, Jim Van Dam, DOE-Fusion Energy Sciences
2:15 Paths forward for fusion, Dennis Whyte, MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center
3:00 Strategic Plan for Burning Plasma Research, Richard Hawryluk, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
3:45 Public discussion
4:30 Break

CLOSED SESSION

5:00 Committee discussion
6:30 Break and depart for dinner

OPEN SESSION

7:00 Committee dinner
9:00 Adjourn for the day

Saturday, December 16, 2017

CLOSED SESSION

8:30 Committee discussion
2:00 PM Adjourn


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
Christina Back
General Atomics
Ian Chapman
UK Atomic Energy Authority
Cary Forest
University of Wisconsin
Madison
T. Kenneth Fowler
University of California
Berkeley
Jeffrey Freidberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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:
interim report; final report; data gathering; future meetings; recent workshop

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 21, 2017