HEDSA Symposium 2019

October 20th
7:00pm - 10:15pm
Grand B, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

7:00 Dr. Charlie Verdon, Deputy Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration, TBD.
7:30 Dr. James Van Dam, Associate Director, Fusion Energy Sciences An overview of HEDP programs at FES.
8:00 Dr. Carolyn Kuranz, University of Michigan Update on the FES Community Planning Process
8:15 Dr. Sean Finnegan, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Where's the fusion? Overcoming unexpected challenges and the road to solutions for ignition and beyond.
8:45 Dr. Derek Marsical, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, A new phase space of short-pulse laser-particle acceleration: multi-ps and pulse shaping.
9:15 Dr. Maria Gatu-Johnsen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Exploring Stellar Nucleosynthesis and Basic Nuclear Science using High Energy Density plasmas at OMEGA and the NIF.
9:45 Dr. Mathias Fuchs, University of Nebraska, Smile! You're on Phase Contrast Imaging Camera! Tunable Betatron Sources from High Energy Density Plasmas: the new, affordable High Brightness Era.


HEDSA Symposium 2018

November 4th
7:00pm - 10:10pm
Oregon Convention Center

7:00 Dr. Bedros Afeyan, Past Chair HEDSA Summary of Community Self Organized (CSO) Workshops
7:10 Dr. Njema Frazier, Director, Office of Experimental Sciences, NNSA Science, Strategy, and Security: An NNSA Perspective on HEDP
7:40 Dr. James Van Dam, Associate Director (acting), Fusion Energy Sciences An overview of HEDP programs at FES.
8:10 Dr. Cris Barnes, Los Alamos National Laboratory A Future for High-Energy-Density Plasma Science at Brilliant Light Sources
8:40 Dr. Petros Tzeferacos, University of Chicago Astrophysical processes in magnetized turbulence: how laser-driven experiments can shed light on the workings of the cosmos
9:10 Dr. Michael Glinsky, Sandia National Laboratories The Mallat Scattering Transform and characterizing Turbulent Mix in high energy density plasmas: A new look at nonlinear, multiscale physics of magnetized HED
9:40 Dr. Jorge Rocca, Colorado State University Relativistic nanophotonics: creating extreme plasma conditions from nanostructures with ultrafast lasers



HEDSA Symposium 2017

Sunday, October 22nd
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Wisconsin Center
Rm 203 C

7:00: Dr. James Van Dam, Acting Associate Director, OFES: HEDLP program at the OFES
7:10: Dr. Njema Frazier, ICF Program Director, NNSA: State of HEDP and a Vision for the Future
7:40: Dr. Didier Saumon, LANL: What's New and Exciting in the World of White Dwarfs?
8:10: Dr. Tammy Ma, LLNL: Recent Results and Future Prospects for HEDP on the NIF ARC Laser
8:40: Dr. Rick Sydora, U. Alberta: Magnetic Reconnection in 3D and kinetic plasma turbulence
9:10: Dr. Howard Milchberg, U. Maryland: the Future of Ultra-Intense lasers in the US - Highlights of the 2017 NAS Report
9:40: Dr. Ronnie Shepherd, LLNL: Ultra-Short Pulse Laser-Matter Interactions Around the World