Omega Laser Facility Users Group Workshop

29 April–1 May 2020 | Rochester, NY

Agenda for the 11th Annual OMEGA Laser Users Workshop

 
WEDNESDAY, 29 April 2020
7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast  
8:30 - 8:35 Workshop opening Mark Koepke, WV Univ
8:35 - 8:50 Welcome and LLE Director remarks Mike Campbell, LLE
8:50 - 9:05 Workshop picture
Session Chair: Maria Gatu-Johnson, MIT
9:05 - 9:15 NNSA Center for Advanced Nuclear Diagnostics and Platforms for ICF and HED Physics at Omega, NIF, and Z Rich Petrasso, MIT
9:15 - 9:30 NNSA Multi-University Center for Pulsed-Power-Driven HED Science Sander Lavine, Cornell
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
Session Chair: Sean Finnegan, LANL
10:45 - 11:00 NNSA perspective Sara Wilk, NNSA-HQ
11:00 - 11:15 Update on Division of Plasma Physics Community Planning Process Carolyn Kuranz, U. Michigan
11:15 - 11:45 University of Texas at Austin Center for Astrophysical Plasma Properties Don Winget,
UTexas-Austin
Center for Astrophysical
Plasma Properties
11:45 - 12:00 Workshop picture  
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch, OMEGA and OMEGA EP tours  
13:30 - 15:30
Poster Session 1
Presenter Title

 
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00 - 18:00
Poster Session 2
Presenter Title

 
Tutorial
18:00 - 20:00 TBD (pizza and soft drinks will be served)
THURSDAY, 30 April 2020
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast  
Session Chair: Johan Frenje, MIT
8:30 - 8:40 OLUG election results Johan Frenje, MIT
8:40 - 9:30 OMEGA Facility Update and Progress on OLUG Recommendations Sam Morse, LLE
9:30 - 9:45 TBD TBD
9:45 - 10:00 TBD TBD
10:00 - 12:00
Poster Session 3
(coffee will be served at 10:00, during poster session)
Presenter Title

 
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch, OMEGA and OMEGA EP tours  
Session Chair: Suzanne Ali, LLNL
13:30 - 14:30 Student and postdoc panel discussion and recommendations  
Session Chairs: Liz Merritt, LANL, and Mario Manuel, GA
14:30 - 16:00 Discussions of Findings and Recommendations of the users  
16:00 - 16:15 Coffee Break  
16:15 - 18:00 Discussions of Findings and Recommendations of the users  
19:00 - 22:00 Workshop dinner  
Friday, 1 May 2020
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast  
Session Chair: Petros Tzeferacos, U. Chicago
8:30 - 9:15 TBD TBD
9:15 - 10:00 TBD TBD
10:00 - 10:30 Poster awards to graduate students and postdocs Sean Finnegan,
LANL and
Jim Knauer, LLE
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break  
Session Chairs: Liz Merritt, LANL, and Mario Manuel, GA
10:45 - 12:00 Discussion of Findings and Recommendations with LLE management  
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 Workshop adjourns  
Future Dates
2020 APS-DPP OLUG meeting, Memphis: 10 November 2020, Tuesday 17:00 to 18:30 (day/time to be confirmed)
2021 OLUG Workshop: Wednesday - Friday, 28 - 30 April 2020