Appendix D: Agendas from Committee Meetings and Site Visits

First Meeting
National Academies – Keck Center – Washington, D.C.

  Thursday, December 16, 2010

CLOSED SESSION

7:30 am   Breakfast available  
8:30   Committee discussion Ron Davidson &
Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
12:00 pm   Working Lunch (continued discussion) Committee

OPEN SESSION

1:00   Welcome Ron Davidson &
Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs
1:15   Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science Steve Koonin
1:45   Discussion  
2:00   Perspectives from NNSA Stockpile Stewardship Chris Deeney
2:20   Discussion  
2:30   Perspectives from the DOE Office of Fusion Energy Science Ed Synakowski &
Mark Koepke
3:00   Discussion  
3:15   Break  
3:30   Findings from the 2003 FESAC report:
“A Plan for the Development of Fusion Energy”
Robert Goldston,
Michael Campbell
4:00   Discussion  
4:15   Findings from the 2004 FESAC report:
“Review of the Inertial Fusion Energy Program”
Rulon Linford
4:45   Discussion  
5:00   Public Comment Session Audience
6:00   Meeting adjourns for day  


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Appendix D: Agendas from Committee Meetings and Site Visits First Meeting National Academies – Keck Center – Washington, D.C. Thursday, December 16, 2010 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Breakfast available Ron Davidson & 8:30 Committee discussion Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 12:00 pm Committee Working Lunch (continued discussion) OPEN SESSION Ron Davidson & Welcome 1:00 Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science 1:15 Steve Koonin 1:45 Discussion Perspectives from NNSA Stockpile Stewardship 2:00 Chris Deeney 2:20 Discussion Ed Synakowski & Perspectives from the DOE Office of Fusion Energy Science 2:30 Mark Koepke 3:00 Discussion 3:15 Break Findings from the 2003 FESAC report: Robert Goldston, 3:30 “A Plan for the Development of Fusion Energy” Michael Campbell 4:00 Discussion Findings from the 2004 FESAC report: 4:15 Rulon Linford “Review of the Inertial Fusion Energy Program” 4:45 Discussion Public Comment Session 5:00 Audience 6:00 Meeting adjourns for day 22

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CLOSED SESSION 6:30 Working Dinner Friday, December 17, 2010 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Breakfast 8:30 Co-Chairs Committee discussion OPEN SESSION Perspectives from the DOE Office of Science 9:00 Bill Brinkman 9:30 Discussion Perspectives from NNSA Defense Programs 9:45 Donald Cook 10:15 Discussion 10:30 Break Challenges to Developing an ICF-based Energy 10:45 Harold Forsen Source 11:15 Discussion Perspectives from OSTP 11:30 Steve Fetter 11:45 General Discussion CLOSED SESSION 12:15 pm Working Lunch (including discussion of the below topics) Committee discussion 1:00 Committee 3:00 Adjourn 23

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Second Meeting San Ramon, California Saturday, January 29, 2011 7:30 am Breakfast available OPEN SESSION Ron Davidson & 8:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs Michael Dunne, Edward Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy; Indirect-Drive Targets Moses, Jeff Latkowski, 8:15 am (including Q&A) Tom Anklam, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL 10:15 am Break Robert McCrory, Laser-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy; Direct-Drive Targets Stanley Skupsky, 10:30 am (including Q&A) Jonathan Zuegel, University of Rochester LLE CLOSED SESSION Working Lunch: preparation of questions for Speakers from 12:30 pm morning sessions OPEN SESSION John Sethian, Krypton-Fluoride-Driven Inertial Fusion Energy Stephen Obenschain, 1:00 pm (including Q&A) NRL Naval Research Laboratory 3:00 pm Break Ion-Beam-Driven Inertial fusion Energy Grant Logan, LBNL 3:15 pm (including Q&A) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory CLOSED SESSION Discussion and Preparation of Questions for Speakers from 4:45 pm Afternoon Sessions OPEN SESSION Question and Answer Session with Speakers on All Driver 5:00 pm Concepts 6:00 pm Adjourn open session 24

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CLOSED SESSION Committee discussion 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Adjourn for day Sunday, January 30, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Breakfast OPEN SESSION Michael Cuneo, Pulsed-Power Inertial Fusion Energy & Targets Mark Herrmann, 8:00 am (including Q&A) SNL Sandia National Laboratories CLOSED SESSION Discussion and Preparation of Questions for Morning Speaker 9:30 am OPEN SESSION Questions and Answer Session with Morning Speaker 9:45 am Perspectives from Los Alamos National Laboratory 10:00 am Juan Fernández, LANL (including Q&A) Overview of IFE Target Designs 10:45 am (including Q&A) John Perkins, LLNL (During lunch) 11:45 am Break for lunch Overview of Chamber and Power Plant Designs for IFE 12:00 pm Wayne Meier, LLNL (including Q&A) Target Fabrication and Injection Dan Goodin, 1:00 pm (including Q&A) General Atomics Perspective of Stephen Bodner 2:00 pm Stephen Bodner (including Q&A) General Question & Answer Period 2:45 pm Public Comment Session 3:15 pm All 4:15 pm Adjourn open session CLOSED SESSION Committee discussion 4:15 pm 8:30 pm Adjourn for day 25

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Monday, January 31, 2011 OPEN SESSION 7:15 am Gather in hotel lobby 7:30 am Leave for LLNL via rental cars Site Visit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 8:00 am 11:15 am Gather at rental cars 11:30 am Leave for LBNL via rental cars 12:15 pm Arrive at LBNL 12:30 pm Lunch at LBNL Site Visit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 1:30 pm 4:00 pm Return to hotel via rental cars / Depart for airports 4:00 pm Meeting adjourns 26

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Third Meeting Albuquerque, New Mexico Tuesday, March 29, 2011 CLOSED SESSION Inertial Confinement Fusion and Steve Cowley & 7:00 pm Inertial Fusion Energy Tutorial (committee only) Riccardo Betti 9:00 pm Adjourn for day Wednesday, March 30, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Breakfast available Ron Davidson & Welcome and opening remarks 8:00 am Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs Plans and goals for the meeting Balance and composition discussion for new members 8:30 am David Lang 8:45 am Break OPEN SESSION Ron Davidson & Welcome and opening remarks 9:00 am Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs The National Ignition Campaign 9:05 am John Lindl, LLNL 10:00 am Discussion Role of the National Ignition Facility Beyond the 10:15 am Chris Deeney, NNSA National Ignition Campaign: NNSA Perspective 10:45 am Discussion LIFE Delivery Plan 11:00 am Mike Dunne et al, LLNL 12:00 pm Discussion CLOSED SESSION 12:15 pm Lunch Committee only OPEN SESSION Richard Freeman, Fast Ignition for Inertial Fusion Energy 1:00 pm Ohio State University 27

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1:45 pm Discussion 2:00 pm Adjourn open session for the day CLOSED SESSION John Ahearne, Chair, Discussion with ICF Target Physics Panel Chair 2:15 pm Target Physics Panel (by telecon) Committee discussion 3:15 pm 8:30 pm Adjourn for day Thursday, March 31, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Breakfast OPEN SESSION Glen Wurden, LANL, & Magnetized Target Fusion 8:00 am Irv Lindemuth, Univ. of Nevada at Reno 8:45 am Discussion Chamber Materials Challenges for Inertial Fusion Energy 9:00 am Steve Zinkle, ORNL 10:00 am Discussion 10:15 am Break Elon Musk, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, Lessons in Engineering Innovation 10:30 am Solar City (by videoconference) Public Comment Session 11:00 am 12:00 pm Adjourn open session and break for lunch CLOSED SESSION 12:00 pm Lunch Committee only Committee discussion 1:00 pm 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day 28

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Site Visit to Sandia National Laboratories Friday, April 1, 2011 7:20 – 8:00 am Committee travel and badging 8:00 – 8:30 am Remarks on Sandia and IFE Steve Rottler, Vice President Science and Technology and Research Foundations, and Chief Technology Officer 8:30 – 10:00 am Various presentations 10:00 – 10:15 am Break 10:15 – 10:25 am Walk to the Z facility 10:25 – 10:55 am Tour of the Z facility 11:00 – 11:45 am Mykonos facility 12:00 pm Depart for hotel and meeting adjourns 29

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Fourth Meeting Rochester, New York Wednesday, June 15, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 am Seminar Room Breakfast available Ron Davidson & 8:30 am Welcome and opening remarks Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs 8:45 am Break OPEN SESSION Ron Davidson & Welcome and opening remarks 9:00 am Jerry Kulcinski, Co-Chairs John Collier, UK Science Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in the UK and EU 9:05 am and Technology Facilities Council 10:15 am Discussion 10:35 am Break Hiroshi Azechi, Institute of Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in Japan 10:50 am Laser Engineering, Osaka University 12:00 pm Discussion 12:20 pm Lunch Seminar Room John Sethian, Integrated design of a laser fusion target chamber system 1:00 pm Naval Research Laboratory 2:00 pm Discussion 2:20 pm Adjourn open session for the day CLOSED SESSION Discussion 2:30 pm 8:30 pm Adjourn for day 30

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 am Seminar Room Breakfast OPEN SESSION Philip M. Huyck, Encite, LLC (formerly of Nuclear Power Plant Financing 8:30 am Credit Suisse First Boston & Trust Company of the West) 9:30 am Discussion Zhang Jie President, Inertial Fusion Energy: Activities and Plans in China 9:45 am Shanghai Jiao Tong University 11:00 am Discussion Public Comment Session 11:20 am General Discussion with All Speakers 11:30 am Committee & Speakers 12:00 pm Adjourn open session and break for lunch CLOSED SESSION Seminar Room 12:00 pm Lunch Committee only John Ahearne, Chair, Discussion with ICF Target Physics Panel Chair 1:00 pm Target Physics Panel Continued discussion 2:00 pm 8:30 pm Adjourn for the day 31

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Site Visit to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics Friday, June 17, 2011 CLOSED SESSION 7:30 am Seminar Room Breakfast available 8:00 am All Discussion 9:30 am Break & Gather at Seminar Room for site visit OPEN SESSION LLE overview (in Seminar Room) 9:45 am R.L. McCrory Site tours and posters Break Panel into three groups each with a primary tour guide. Tour guides: o R.L. McCrory o D.D. Meyerhofer o P. McKenty Three Stations, each with two posters and facility presenter (~1/2 hour at each station) o OMEGA S. Morse Poster on Cryogenic target performance and Polar Drive– V Goncharov Poster on Omega as a User 10:15 am - Facility – 12:00 pm J. Soures o OMEGA EP D. Canning Poster on Fast/Shock Ignition – W. Theobald Poster on new technologies for EP – J. Zuegel o OMAN A. Rigatti Poster on high damage threshold coatings – J. Oliver Poster on diffractive optics – T. Kessler 32

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Tour ends at Seminar Room. 12:00 pm Adjourn site visit, adjourn meeting, and depart. 33