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20th Anniversary Workshop for the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy,
Office of Fusion Energy Sciences
NSF Headquarters
Arlington, Virginia
January 9 – 11, 2017

The National Science Foundation, through the participation of the Directorates for Engineering, Geosciences, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences and the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Fusion Energy Sciences invites current and former Principal Investigators to a celebration of 20 years of the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering.

Meeting Organizers: Prof. Ellen Zweibel (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Prof. Edward Thomas (Auburn University), Prof. Jorge Rocca (Colorado State University)

The NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering is one of the longest running inter-agency partnerships in the federal government. For 20 years, the Partnership has supported fundamental research in plasma science and engineering covering a diverse range of scientific topics spanning experiment, theory, and computation. Now beginning its 21st year, this workshop is being organized to celebrate the accomplishments and impact of the Partnership and to discuss its future.

Because of space limitations, participation in the Workshop is by invitation only. Invitations have been extended to all who have been Principal Investigators on Partnership-funded awards.

A Discussion section has been added to solicit your input ahead of the Workshop

Possible travel disruptions with the DC Area "Metro" subway system on the Logistics page

The Logistics page has links to poster and talk template files as well as information for entering NSF Headquarters.

Virtual Access information for the live webcast of the Workshop oral sessions and panel discussions is available on the Agenda page.