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FIA to Participate in Royal Society Meeting: Prospects for high gain inertial fusion energy

On March 2-3, the Fusion Industry Association will participate in a scientific discussion meeting on inertial fusion energy at the Royal Society in London. Titled "Prospects for high gain inertial fusion energy," the meeting will including leading scientists discussing how to advance towards a commercial fusion power plant. The FIA's Director, Andrew Holland, will present a discussion on the Political and Commercial Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy.


The scientific, technological, and programmatic evolution in ICF since the 2013 U.S. report "An Assessment of the Prospects for IFE", motivates the Hooke Discussion Meeting "Prospects for high-gain IFE", to be held 2 – 3 March 2020 in the Royal Society London. The aim is provide expert input to EUROFusion to update the European IFE RoadMap and expert advice on preparations for an IFE demonstration plant R&D roadmap. We have assembled many of the world's leading experts and policy advocates and warmly welcome you to participate in the discussion sessions. A poster session is available for scientific presentations.

About Inertial Confinement Fusion

Inertial fusion is a grand challenge for humanity and promises many disruptive scientific applications, including nucleosynthesis of high-Z elements, future power generation and the brightest possible source for neutron scattering science. This meeting will bring together the world’s leading scientists and policy advocates to begin preparations for the next generation facilities that enable movement directly to high energy gain.

The schedule of talks and speaker biographies are available on the Royal Society's website. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place. Meeting papers will be published in a future issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.

Attending this event

This meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields.

It is free to attend, but advance registration essential. An optional lunch can be purchased during registration. To join, contact the Royal Society Scientific Programmes team

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