PAC-33

NSTX Upgrade Program Advisory Committee Meeting
February 19-21, 2013

Lyman Spitzer Building - B318
PPPL



Tuesday, February 19, 2013

 Time  Speaker  Presentation
 9:00
 Stewart Prager  Welcome and charge to the PAC
9:10  Steve Eckstrand  Comments from DOE
9:20  John Sarff  PAC member introductions, agenda and plan of meeting
9:30  Jon Menard  Overview of NSTX-U 5 Year Plan Research Program
10:45
 Coffee Break

11:00  Masa Ono
 NSTX-U Project Status and 5 Year Plan Facility Overview
12:00  Stan Kaye
 NSTX-U 5 Year Plan Contributions to ITER
12:30
 Lunch
 
1:15  Stefan Gerhardt
 NSTX-U Initial Operations Plan, 5 Year Plan for Scenarios and Control
2:00  Jack Berkery  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Macroscopic Stability
2:35
 Jong-Kyu Park
 NSTX-U 5 Year Plan Non-axisymmetric Control Coil (NCC) Applications
3:00
 Yang Ren
 NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Transport and Turbulence
3:45
 Coffee Break

4:00  John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
6:00  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, February 20, 2013
Time
Speaker
Presentation
8:00
 Coffee
 
8:30  John Sarff  Any updates on questions from PAC to NSTX-U team
9:00  Rajesh Maingi
 Overview of Long-term Strategy for Boundary Physics and PMI
9:30  Vlad Soukhanovskii  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Pedestal, SOL, and Divertor Physics
10:15
 Mike Jaworski  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Materials and Plasma Facing Components
10:50  Coffee Break  
11:10  John Canik  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Particle Control and Analysis for FNSF
11:40  Mario Podestà  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Energetic Particle Physics
12:15  Lunch
 
1:00
 Gary Taylor  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for High-harmonic Fast Wave and ECH
1:35  Roger Raman  NSTX-U 5 Year Plan for Solenoid-free Start-up and Ramp-up
2:10
 Jon Menard + team
 NSTX-U Team  Response to PAC questions
3:10  Coffee Break
 
3:30  John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
5:30  John Sarff
 Final feedback and questions to NSTX-U team (as requested)
6:00  Adjourn  

Thursday, February 21, 2013
 Time  Speaker  Presentation
8:30  Coffee   
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