FESAC Agenda - November 2008

Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

Gaithersburg Hilton
620 Perry Parkway
301-977-8900

Agenda

November 6-7, 2008

                                                                                                         

Time

Topic

Speaker

November 6

 

 

 

8:30

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9:00

Meeting Agenda and Logistics

 FESAC Chair

 

9:05

OFES Perspectives 

Gene Nardella, Acting Associate Director for Fusion Energy Sciences, DOE 

10:00

Break

 

 

10:15

Outline of Strategic Overview Plan

 

Steve Eckstrand, OFES

11:30

Summary of Research Needs Workshop Executive Committee Meeting

 

Professor Richard Hazeltine, Institute of Fusion Studies, University of Texas

12:00

Lunch

 

 

1:00

Discussion of the new charge for a Committee of Visitors Review

 

Curt Bolton,  Acting Director, Research Division, OFES

1:30

Final Report: Panel on Toroidal Alternate Confinement Concepts

 

Dr. David Hill, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Chair, TACC Panel

2:15

Break

 

 

 

2:30

Report on Review of the DOE Plan for U.S. Participation in ITER

 

David Lang, NRC; Dr. Michael Zarnstorff, PPPL, Review Committee Vice-Chair

3:00

Status of the ITER Project

 

Dr. Ned Sauthoff, Director U.S. ITER Project Office, and Dr. Chuck Greenfield, Deputy Director, US Burning Plasma Organization

 

4:30

Status Report: Panel on High Energy Density Laboratory Physics

 

Prof. Ricardo Betti, University of Rochester, Chair, HEDLP Panel

5:30

Public Comments

 

TBD

6:00

Adjourn

 

 


 

Time

Topic

Speaker

November 7

 

 

 

8:30

White Paper of Fusion Diagnostics Development  Needs

 

Dr. Rejan Boivin, General Atomics

9:20

Status of the Research on Plasma-Materials Interactions in Fusion

 

Dennis Whyte, MIT

10:00

Presentation of results from the Low Temperature Plasma Workshop

 

Dr. Mark Kushner, University of Michigan

11:00

Preparation of Letter to DOE/SC

 

FESAC Chair

12:00

Adjourn