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  • Monday, 1 October 2012
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Registration
      All attendees of the College are required to complete registration formalities
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 08:30 Registration 1h0'
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Magnetic confinement fusion: history and fundamentals
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:30 Magnetic confinement fusion: history and fundamentals 1h0'
        Speaker: Michael Bell (Princeton University, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Overview of nuclear fusion via magnetic confinement
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:30 Overview of nuclear fusion via magnetic confinement 1h0'
        Speaker: Mitsuru Kikuchi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:30 Intense laser-matter interactions: some basics
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:30 Intense laser-matter interactions: some basics 1h0'
        Speaker: Gattamraju Ravindra Kumar (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by Michael Bell and Mitsuru Kikuchi
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal Discussions 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Informal Discussions
      Led by Michael Bell and Mitsuru Kikuchi
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Informal Discussions 1h10'
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Welcome Reception 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 2 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Progress and outstanding challenges in tokamak research
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Progress and outstanding challenges in tokamak research 1h0'
        Speaker: Michael Bell (Princeton University, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Topology and Lagrange-Hamilton mechanics of magnetic confinement fusion
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Topology and Lagrange-Hamilton mechanics of magnetic confinement fusion 1h0'
        Speaker: Mitsuru Kikuchi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Introduction to remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Introduction to remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak 1h0'
        Speaker: Jan Stockel (Institute of Plasma Physics, Prague, Czech Republic)
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak
      Location: Computer Lab. (LB)
      • 14:00 Remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak 1h0'
        Speaker: Richard Kamendje and Jan Stockel
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak
      Location: Computer Lab. (LB)
      • 15:20 Remote experiments on the GOLEM tokamak 1h10'
        Speaker: Richard Kamendje and Jan Stockel
  • Wednesday, 3 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 High energy density science (HEDS) experiments with table top terawatt lasers: the why and how
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 High energy density science (HEDS) experiments with table top terawatt lasers: the why and how 1h0'
        Speaker: Gattamraju Ravindra Kumar (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Dense plasma focus
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Dense plasma focus 1h0'
        Speaker: Vladimir A. Gribkov (Institute of Theoretical & Experimental Physics, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Spherical tokamaks: achievements and prospects
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Spherical tokamaks: achievements and prospects 1h0'
        Speaker: Michael Bell (Princeton University, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by Zensho Yoshida and G. Ravindra Kumar
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal Discussions 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Informal Discussions
      Led by Zensho Yoshida and G. Ravindra Kumar
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Informal Discussions 1h10'
  • Thursday, 4 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Plasma confinement and turbulent transport in tokamak
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Plasma confinement and turbulent transport in tokamak 1h0'
        Speaker: Mitsuru Kikuchi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Physics issues and challenges in HEDS with table top lasers: some examples
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Physics issues and challenges in HEDS with table top lasers: some examples 1h0'
        Speaker: Gattamraju Ravindra Kumar (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Acceleration of plasma flows: Theory and simulation
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Acceleration of plasma flows: Theory and simulation 1h0'
        Speaker: Nana Shatashvili (Ivane Javakhshvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 16:30 Poster Session
      Prizes will be awarded to the participants judged to have presented the best two posters.
      
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby
      • 14:00 Poster Session 2h30'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
  • Friday, 5 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Space-time problems in plasma physics I
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Space-time problems in plasma physics I 1h0'
        Speaker: Zensho Yoshida (University of Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Self heating of solar corona by sheared flow-driven electrostatic instabilities
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Self heating of solar corona by sheared flow-driven electrostatic instabilities 1h0'
        Speaker: Hamid Saleem (National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Confinement stability: conceptual survey
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Confinement stability: conceptual survey 1h0'
        Speaker: Swadesh M. Mahajan (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Participant led discussion
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Participant led discussion 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Participant led discussion
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Participant led discussion 1h10'
    • 19:00 - 22:00 ENSF Banquet and prize-giving ceremony
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 ENSF Banquet and prize-giving ceremony 3h0'
  • Monday, 8 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Hall magnetohydrodynamics and applications I
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Hall magnetohydrodynamics and applications I 1h0'
        Speaker: Daniel O. Gomez (IAFE, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Energy transfer and multiscale interactions in MHD turbulence I
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Energy transfer and multiscale interactions in MHD turbulence I 1h0'
        Speaker: Pablo D. Mininni (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Space-time problems in plasma physics II
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Space-time problems in plasma physics II 1h0'
        Speaker: Zensho Yoshida (University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by Daniel Gomez and Zensho Yoshida
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal Discussions 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Informal Discussions
      Led by Daniel Gomez and Zensho Yoshida
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Informal Discussions 1h10'
  • Tuesday, 9 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Dynamics of solar wind I
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Dynamics of solar wind I 1h0'
        Speaker: William H. Matthaeus (University of Delaware, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Energy transfer and multiscale interactions in MHD turbulence II
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Energy transfer and multiscale interactions in MHD turbulence II 1h0'
        Speaker: Pablo D. Mininni (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Introduction of warm dense matter
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Introduction of warm dense matter 1h0'
        Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by William Matthaeus and Pablo Mininni
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal Discussions 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:30 Informal Discussions
      Led by William Matthaeus and Pablo Mininni
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Informal Discussions 1h10'
  • Wednesday, 10 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 12:00 Symposium on Quantum Plasmas
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Symposium on Quantum Plasmas 3h0'
        Speaker: P. Andreev, F. Asenjo, M. Marklund
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 16:00 Symposium on Quantum Plasmas
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Symposium on Quantum Plasmas 2h0'
        Speaker: P. Andreev, F. Asenjo, M. Marklund
    • 16:30 - 17:30 ICTP Colloquium: Nuclear Energy - 'Green' and 'Sustainable' Fusion Fission Hybrids
      Refreshments will be served in the entrance area following the Colloquium
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:30 ICTP Colloquium: Nuclear Energy - 'Green' and 'Sustainable' Fusion Fission Hybrids 1h0'
        Speaker: Swadesh M. Mahajan (Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Thursday, 11 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Dynamics of the solar wind II
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Dynamics of the solar wind II 1h0'
        Speaker: William H. Matthaeus (University of Delaware, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 Detailed physical model for warm dense matter
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 Detailed physical model for warm dense matter 1h0'
        Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 12:20 Hall magnetohydrodynamics and applications II
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Hall magnetohydrodynamics and applications II 1h0'
        Speaker: Daniel O. Gomez (IAFE, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:20 Lunch 1h40'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by William Matthaeus & Hitoki Yoneda
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Informal Discussions 1h0'
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Informal Discussions
      Led by William Matthaeus & Hitoki Yoneda
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:20 Informal Discussions 40'
  • Friday, 12 October 2012
    • 09:00 - 10:00 New physics from new stars magnetars
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 New physics from new stars magnetars 1h0'
        Speaker: Vikram Soni (National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India)
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 20'
    • 10:20 - 11:20 New trends for warm dense matter research works and their applications
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:20 New trends for warm dense matter research works and their applications 1h0'
        Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, Tokyo, Japan)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:20 - 13:00 Closing remarks
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:20 Closing remarks 1h40'