PAC-31

NSTX Upgrade Program Advisory Committee Meeting
April 17-19, 2012

Lyman Spitzer Building - B318
PPPL



Tuesday, April 17, 2012

 Time  Speaker  Presentation
 1:00
   Brief PAC Executive Session
 1:15  Stewart Prager  Welcome and charge to the PAC
 1:20  Steve Eckstrand
 Comments from DOE
 1:25  John Sarff  PAC member introductions, agenda and plan of meeting
 1:30
 Steve Sabbagh  NSTX Results and Analysis Highlights since Last PAC Meeting
 2:00  Jon Menard  Program Overview – FY2012-14 research, collaboration, 5 year plan
 3:15  Coffee Break
 3:30  Masa Ono  NSTX Upgrade Project Status, Facility and Diagnostic Overview
 4:30  John Canik  NSTX Upgrade Cryo-pumping Design Progress, Particle Control Plans
5:10
 John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
 6:15
 John Sarff
 Feedback and questions for NSTX-U team
 6:30  Adjourn  
 7:00    PAC dinner for PAC members and presenters (map and directions)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Time
Speaker
Presentation
8:00
 Coffee & Donuts
 
8:30  John Sarff  Any updates on questions from PAC to NSTX-U team
9:00  Vlad Soukhanovskii  Boundary Physics Progress and Plans
9:40  Charles Skinner  Lithium Research Progress and Plans
10:20
 Coffee Break  
10:30  Jong-Kyu Park  Macroscopic Stability Progress and Plans
11:10  Yang Ren  Transport and Turbulence Progress and Plans
11:50  Mario Podesta  Energetic Particle Physics Progress and Plans
12:30  Lunch
 
1:00
 Gary Taylor  High-harmonic Fast Wave Progress and Plans
1:30  Roger Raman  Solenoid-free Start-up and Ramp-up Progress and Plans
2:00  Stefan Gerhardt  Advanced Scenarios and Control Progress and Plans
2:40
 Jon Menard + team
 NSTX-U Team  Response to PAC questions
3:20  Coffee Break
 
3:30  John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
6:00  John Sarff
 Final feedback and questions to NSTX-U team (as requested)

Thursday, April 19, 2012
 Time  Speaker  Presentation
8:30  Coffee & Donuts  
9:00  Jon Menard
 Final NSTX-U team response to PAC questions (as requested)
9:30    PAC Executive Session
12:00
 Lunch and PAC Executive Session
12:45  John Sarff
 Debriefing - closeout presentation
1:30  Adjourn