Frontiers of Plasma Science Workshops


Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Fusion Energy Sciences
Town Hall Meeting: June 30 - July 1, 2015
Scientific Frontiers Workshop: August 20-21, 2015 [Panel Attendance Only]
Research Needs Workshop: October 22-23, 2015 [Panel Attendance Only]

Science Frontiers Workshop Agenda

Agenda for the first workshop. August 20-21, 2015.

Summaries will be given of community input received by each panel. Time will be provided for public comment.


Thursday, August 20, 2015

8:00 am
Welcome and overview
 
8:20 am
Initial break-out session for the sub-panels
 
Initial reports from individual panels
 
 
8:45 am
Panel 1: Plasma atomic physics and the interface with chemistry and biology
 
9:00 am
Panel 2: Turbulence and transport
 
9:15 am
Panel 3: Interactions of plasmas and waves
 
9:30 am
Panel 4: Statistical mechanics of plasmas
 
9:45 am
Panel 5: Plasma self-organization
 
10:00 am
Coffee break
 
10:20 am 
Second breakout session
 
12:00 pm
Lunch
 
1:00 pm
Third breakout session
 
3:00 pm
Coffee break
 
3:30 pm
Brief address from Denise Caldwell, NSF
 
4:00 pm
Fourth breakout session
 
5:30 pm
End of Day 1
 

 

Friday, August 21, 2015

8:30 am
Fifth breakout session
 
10:00 am
Coffee break
 
10:20 am
Moderated full-panel discussion on frontier questions
 
11:20 am
Sixth breakout session
 
12:00 pm
Lunch
 
1:00 pm
Seventh breakout session
 
2:40 pm
Coffee break
 
On-line progress report
 
 
3:00 pm
Panel 1
 
3:20 pm
Panel 2
 
3:40 pm
Panel 3
 
4:00 pm
Panel 4
 
4:20 pm
Panel 5
 
4:40 pm
Time for public comment and discussion
 
5:00 pm
Adjourn