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34 When/where are the major fusion conferences?




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This article is from the Fusion FAQ, by Robert F. Heeter heeter1@llnl.gov with numerous contributions by others.

34 When/where are the major fusion conferences?

** Major Annual Conferences:

The following is a list of some major annual conferences, including
(where I have the information) the sponsoring organization, the
name of the conference, the typical abbreviation for the
conference, the season when the conference is held, size of
the conference, and some comments. (The current list was
provided by Art Carlson; I've reformatted it somewhat.)

* American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics:
Annual Meeting. (APS, or APS-DPP). Fall. About 1500 contributors.

Largest and probably most important conference, covers all of
plasma physics.

* European Physical Society:
European Conference on Controlled Fusion and
... Plasma Physics (odd years)
... Plasma Heating (even years)
(EPS). Summer. About 500 contributors.

The European equivalent of APS, covers all of plasma physics.

* International Atomic Energy Agency:
International Conference on Plasma Physics and Controlled
Nuclear Fusion Research. (IAEA). Fall. Attendence restricted.

Politically important.

* Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT). Summer.

* International Conference on Plasma-Surface Interaction (PSI).
Summer.

Lots of surface physics and technology.

* International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference
(Sherwood). Spring.

Probably the most important fusion _theory_ conference.
(From the secret code name for the original US fusion program.)

** A few dates of upcoming fusion-related conferences.
(dates European style, dy/mo/yr)

7-11/11/94
Meeting of the AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY--DIVISION OF PLASMA PHYSICS
Minneapolis, MN, USA

2-7/7/95
22nd European Conf. on CONTROLLED FUSION AND PLASMA PHYSICS
Bournemouth, UK

anybody have a few minutes to update my calendar???

 

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