Strengthening the Links between Fusion and Society

Venue: Paris

Dates: 28 January 2014

Organiser: IEA Fusion Power Co-ordinating Committee (FPCC)

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Background information

Agenda - 28th January 2014 (14:00-18:00)

14:00  Opening remarks - Thomas Vanek, FPCC Chair

From research to pilot plants: the factors that led to wide-scale deployment of nuclear energy
Henri Paillere, Nuclear Energy Agency

Gaining – and maintaining – industry interest in large-scale pilot and
demonstration projects
Daniele Laurini, European Space Agency
15:15 Coffee break

Carbon capture and storage – managing promises and resolving
uncertainties through science
Tim Dixon, Greenhouse Gas Implementing Agreement

Communicating with society: building confidence in the unknown
Robert Aymar, former Director-General, CERN
16:15 Roundtable Discussion
17:15 Wrap-up: lessons learned for the fusion community - Thomas Vanek, FPCC Chair
17:30 Close