The promise of fusion - innovation and the role of industry

Venue: OECD Headquarters, 2 rue André-Pascal, 75016 Paris

Dates: 25 January 2017 - 25 January 2017

Organiser: IEA         

Contact Email: carrie.pottinger@iea.org

Background

PROGRAMME

Link to video recording of webinar session

Introductory remarks

Thomas Vanek, Chair, Fusion Power Co-ordinating Committee, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Fusion Science (US) 

Integrating industry into early stage plans

Dr. Tony Donné, Programme Manager, EUROFusion

Achieving industry buy-in

Dr Leonardo Biagioni, Head of Procurement, Fusion for Energy

Innovative fusion concepts - General fusion

Dr. Michel Laberge, Founder and Chief Scientist, General Fusion

The spherical tokamak route to fusion power

Dr. David R. Kingham, Chief Executive, Tokamak Energy

Creating markets for fusion spin offs

Matthew Edwards, Space Business Education and ESA Broker in the UK,  Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) (on behalf of the European Space Agency)

Roundtable Discussion

Moderator:  Mr. Thomas Vanek, FPCC Chair

Wrap-up and closing remarks

Thomas Vanek, Chair, Fusion Power Co-ordinating Committee

This workshop and webinar are organised as under the auspices of the IEA Fusion Power Co-ordinating Committee (FPCC) in fulfillment of the FPCC Strategic Plan 2015-2017.
Previous FPCC events include Identifying Gaps in Strategic Research Priorities in Support of DEMO, Advancing Materials Research for Power Generation and Strengthening the Links between Fusion and Society