Plasma Conferences in 2000
Nineteenth Annual International Conference on Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics (Dynamic Days 2000), 5 - 8 January 2000, La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM, USA. Contact Rod Garcia.
2000 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, 10- 15 January 2000, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Tenth International Toki Conference on Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion (ITC-10), 18 - 21 January 2000, Ceratopia Toki Conference Hall, Toki City, Japan. Contact Nobuaki Noda, National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki City 509-5292, Japan; phone +81-572-58-2152; fax +81-572-58-2618.
International Workshop on Basic Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Plasmas Interacting with Surfaces (BANPIS-2000), 28 - 30 January 2000, Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki, Japan. Contact K. Tachibana; phone 81-75-753-5304.
Eleventh Gaseous Electronics Meeting, 31 January - 2 February 2000, Armidale, NSW, Australia. Contact Gerry Woolsey, School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351 Australia; phone +61 2 6773 3450; fax +61 2 6773 3413.
Interball Symposium, 1 - 4 February 2000, Kiev, Ukraine. Contact Olga Verkhoglyadova. From solar corona through interplanetary space, into Earth's magnetosphere and ionosphere: Interball, ISTP satellites, and ground-based observations.
Third Israeli Conference on Plasma Physics and Applications, 9 February 2000, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. Contact Michael Mond, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel.
Fifth International Workshop on Advanced Plasma Tools and Process Engineering, 10 - 11 February 2000, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California, USA. Contact AVS West, 1265 El Camino Real, Suite 109, Santa Clara, California 95050 USA; phone 408-246-3600; fax 408-246-7700. The abstract deadline is 3 November 1999.
Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop (ICC-2000: Progress and New Ideas), 22 - 24 February 2000, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA. Contact Rob Goldston.
Magnetic Reconnection in Space and Laboratory Plasmas (MR2000), 29 February - 4 March 2000, Tokyo, Japan. Contact University of Tokyo Symposium 2000; phone 03-5841-6686; fax 03-5841-6724.
Third High Tech Plasma Symposium, 7 March 2000, Institute of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan. Contact Tsuguhiro Inaba.
Washington Fusion Day, 9 March 2000, Washington, DC, USA. Contact Mark Haynes.
Thirteenth International Symposium on Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion, 13 - 17 March 2000, San Diego, California, USA. Contact HIF2000 Symposium Secretary, MS 47-112, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA; phone (510) 486-6372; fax (510) 486-5392.
Twelfth APS Topical Conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas, 19 - 23 March, Reno, Nevada, USA. Contact R. C. Mancini, Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557 USA; phone 775-784-6595; fax 775-784-1398. Abstracts due 15 Februsry 2000. Topics include atomic and molecular processes in laboratory and astrophysical plasmas, atomic theory and experiment, atomic data compilation, plasma atomic kinetics, atomic processes in dense plasmas, line profiles, radiation transport, and plasma spectroscopy diagnostics.
Third International Workshop on Fluorocarbon Plasmas, 20 - 22 March 2000, Grenoble, France. Contact Jean-Paul Booth, Laboratoire de Spectromrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier de Grenoble, B.P. 87, 38402 Saint-Martin-d'Hes Cedex, France; phone +33 476.51.47 50; fax: +33 476 51 45 44.
Chapman Conference on Space Weather: Progress and Challenges in Research and Applications, 20 - 24 March 2000, Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa, Clearwater, Florida USA. Contact Paul Song, University of Michigan, Space Physics Research Laboratory, 2455 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143 USA.
Second International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications (ICAMDATA), 26 - 30 March 2000, Keble College, Oxford, UK. Contact ICAMDATA. Applications to be discussed include astrophysics, gaseous electronics, industrial plasmas, and fusion.
Sherwood International Fusion Theory Conference (Sherwood 2000), 27 - 29 March 2000, University of California, Los Angeles California, USA. Contact Sherwood 2000, Physics & Astronomy, Box 951547, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 USA; phone 310-825-4789; fax 310-825-4057. The early registration deadline is 28 January 2000.
Twenty-Seventh Annual IOP Plasma Physics Conference, 27 - 30 March 2000, Brighton Conference Centre, Brighton, UK. Contact Rebecca Chapple, The Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1N 3DH, UK; phone +44 (0)207 470 4800, fax +44 (0)207 470 4900.
Third International Conference on Laboratory Astrophysics with Intense Lasers, 30 March - 1 April 2000, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA. Contact Edison Liang, Rice University, MS108, Dept. of Space Physics and Astronomy, Houston, TX 77005-1892 USA; phone (713) 527-8750, ext. 3524, fax (713) 285-5143. The conference is intended to foster common areas of research between the fields of high energy-density plasma physics (accessed by intense lasers and pulsed power facilities) and astrophysics. Topics include Hydrodynamic instabilities in astrophysics; supernovae and supernova remnant evolution; astrophysical shocks, blast waves, and jets; relativistic plasmas; stellar opacities; equations of state; radiation and thermal transport; dense plasma atomic physics; x-ray photoionized plasmas; and ultrastrong magnetic field generation. The abstract deadline is 15 February 2000.
Third International Pulsed Plasma Surface Technologies Workshop and Tutorial, 4 - 8 April 2000, San Diego, California, USA. Contact PPST 2000.
High Power Laser Ablation Conference, 23 - 28 April 2000, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Contact Claude Phipps.
Tenth Electromagnetic Launch Technology Symposium, 25 - 28 April 2000, San Francisco, California, USA. Contact Michelle Ramsey, Institute for Advanced Technology, University of Texas at Austin, 4030 W. Braker Lane, Suite 200 Austin, TX 78759-5329 USA; phone 512-232-4451; fax 512-471-1379.
Eighth Workshop on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas, 26 - 28 April 2000, Bishop Lodge, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Contact Dan Winske, Plasma Physics Applications Group, Applied Theoretical and Computational Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545 USA; 505-667-2868.
Thirteenth US Transport Task Force Workshop, 26 - 29 April 2000, Radisson Hotel, Burlington, Vermont, USA. Contact Valerie Censabella, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 175 Albany St., NW17-107 Cambridge, MA 02139 USA; phone 617-253-5456; fax 617-253-0627.
American Physical Society April Meeting, 29 April - 2 May 2000, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California, USA.
Workshop on Physics Issues for Fusion Ignition Research Experiment (FIRE), 1 - 3 May 2000, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. Contact Autumn Percival, phone 609-243-2653, fax 609-243-3315.
First IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference, 2 - 4 May 2000, Doubletree Hotel, Monterey, California 93940-2490 USA. Contact Ralph Nadell, IVEC 2000, Palisades Institute for research Services, 411 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10003 USA; phone (212) 460-9700; fax (212) 460-5460. Formerly, Monterey Power Tube Conference.
Regional Conference on Plasma Research in 21st Century, 7 - 12 May 2000, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Contact Rattachat Mongkolnavin, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand; phone 66 2 218 5307; fax 66 2 253 1150. The abstract deadline is 1 February 2000, and the registration deadline is 1 March 2000.
Tenth International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA-10), 14 - 19 May 2000. Contact Shohei Kato.
Seventeenth International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Plasmas, 22 - 24 May 2000, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Contact Richard Sydora, U. Alberta, Canada. The abstract, preregistration, and housing registration deadline is 10 April 2000.
Fourteenth International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactons in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI-14), 22- 26 May 2000, Rosenheim, Germany. Contact Conference Secretary; phone 0572-58-2152; fax 0572-58-2618. The registration deadline is 2 May 2000.
Workshop on Waves in Dusty, Solar and Space Plasmas, 22 May - 26 May 2000, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Contact: Frank Verheest, Sterrenkundig Observatorium, Universiteit Gent, Krijgslaan 281, B-9000 Gent, Belgium; Phone: +32 9 264 4799; fax: +32 9 264 4989. The abstract deadline is 10 December 1999.
International Workshop on Warm Dense Matter, 29 - 31 May 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact Andrew Ng, Department of Physics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z1, Canada.
Fourth International Workshop on Electrical Probes in Magnetized Plasmas, 30 May - 1 June 2000, Harnack-Haus, Tagungsstätte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Contact Marlis Blaschke; phone +(49-30) 20366-101; fax +(49-30) 20366-111. Registration and abstract deadline is 17 March 2000. Topics include mechanisms of electron current saturation, accuracy of electron temperature measurements, techniques for measuring ion temperature, application of multiple electrodes, robust probe tip constructions for high power loads, fluctuation measurements using probes, detection and consequences of non-thermal distributions, sheath and pre-sheath physics, and probes in recombining plasmas.
EUROEM 2000, 30 May - 2 June 2000, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Contact Conference Secretariat. This conference incorporates the 13th High Powered Electromagnetics (HPEM) Conference, the 5th Ultrawideband, Short-Pulse (UWB-SP) Conference, and the 5th Unexploded Ordnance and Range Remediation Conference. The registration deadline is 20 May 2000.
Fourth European Workshop on Dusty and Colloidal Plasmas, 3 - 5 June 2000, Costa da Caparica (Lisbon), Portugal. Contact G.M.W. Kroesen, phone +351 212948562, fax +351 212948558.
Twenty-Seventh IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, 4 - 7 June 2000, Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana USA. Contact Michael Mazzola, Dept. of E&CE, Mississippi State University, PO Box 9571, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 USA; phone 601-325-3658; fax (662) 325-2298. Topics include basic plasma processes, microwave generation and interactions, intense electron and ion beams, high energy density plasmas, industrial and commercial applications, diagnostics, and pulsed power.
International Conference on Atomic Physics (ICAP-2000), 5 - 9 June 2000, Firenze, Italy. Contact Ennio Arimondo.
Nineteenth Symposium on Plasma Physics and Technology, 6 - 9 June 2000, Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technick2, Prague 6, Czech Republic. Contact Jan Pichal. Topics include tokamaks and other magnetic confinement devices, pulsed plasmas (laser plasma, plasma focus, z-pinch, particle beam - plasma interaction, X-ray sources), low temperature plasma, plasma technology, plasma diagnostics, and plasma theory and modelling.
IAEA Technical Committee Meeting on Physics and Technology of Inertial Fusion Energy Targets and Chambers, 7 - 9 June 2000, Madrid, Spain. Contact Guillermo Velarde, Instituto de Fusion Nuclear (DENIM), Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales (E.T.S.I.I.), Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain; phone +34 91 336 3108; fax +34 91 336 3002; or U. Schneider, IAEA, Physics Section, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria; phone +43 1 2600 21707; fax +43 1 26007.
Surface Analysis 2000, 7 - 9 June 2000, University Park, PA USA. Contact Jeffrey R. Shallenberge, 196 MRI Building, University Park, PA 16802 USA, phone 814-865-0337, fax 814-863-8561. Includes short course on Plasma Etching and RIE.
IEEE International Microwave Symposium (MTT '00), 11 - 17 June 2000, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Contact: Mr. Richard Sparks, 8 Richard Rd., Bedford, MA 01730 USA; phone (617) 862-3000; fax (617) 275-8179.
Twenty-Seventh EPS Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, 12 - 16 June 2000, Budapest, Hungary. Contact Sandor Zoletnik, KFKI-Research Institute for Partice and Nuclear Physics, P.O.B. 49, H-1525, Budapest, Hungary.
Twenty-Sixth European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter (ECLIM), 12 - 16 June 2000, Hotel Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic. Contact ECLIM 2000 Secretary, Institute of Physics, Czech Republic's Academy of Sciences, Na Slovance 2, 182 21 Prague 8, Czech Republic; fax ++420-2-688 07 29. Topics include Inertial Confinement Fusion, Plasma Instabilities and Parametric Processes, Ultrashort Ultraintense Laser-Matter Interactions, Numerical Simulations of Laser-Produced Plasmas, X-Ray and Particle Laser-Plasma Sources, Nuclear Processes in Laser Produced Plasmas, High-Power Laser Engineering, and New High-Power Laser Facilities. The abstract deadline is 15 March 2000.
Seventh IAEA Technical Committee Meeting on Fusion Reactor Safety, 13 - 16 June 2000, Cannes, France. Contact Pierre Sardain, DER/SERSI CEA Cadarache, 13108 Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France; phone +33 4 4225 3759; fax +33 4 4225 7187; or T. Dolan, IAEA, Physics Section, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria; phone +43 1 2600 21756; fax +43 1 26007 21756.
APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (DAMOP 2000), 14 - 17 June 2000, Storrs, CT, USA. Contact: Stephen Lundeen, Dept. of Physics, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523 USA.
Third Europhysics Workshop on Role of Electric Fields in Plasma Confinement and Exhaust, 18 - 19 June 2000, Stefania Palace, Budapest, Hungary. Contact Martin Hron, Institute of Plasma Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Za Slovankou 3, P.O.B. 17, CZ - 182 21 Praha 8, Czech Republic; phone (+420 2) 688 30 28; fax (+420 2) 6605 2907. Abstract deadline is 7 April 2000.
Thirteenth Topical Conference on High-Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, 18 - 22 June 2000, Sherator El Conquistador Resort, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Contact Cris W. Barnes, P-24 MS-E526, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545 USA; phone (505) 665-5687; fax (505) 665-4409.
Thirty-First AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, 19 - 22 June 2000, Denver Marriott Tech Center, Denver, Colorado, USA. Contact Wheeler K. McGregor Jr., Sverdrup Technology, Inc., 939 Avenue C, Arnold AFB, TN 37389-9900 USA; phone (931) 454-5964; fax (931) 454-4611. The abstract deadline is 8 October 1999.
Seventh International Conference on X-Ray Lasers, 19 - 23 June 2000, Palais du Grand Large, Saint Malo, France. Contact Maurice Berland, LSAI, Bat 350, Universite Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France; fax (33) 01 69 15 58 11.
Eighth Workshop on Plasma Technology, 22 - 23 June 2000, Hotel "Zur Talsperre", Heyda, Ilmenau, Germany. Contact Gabriele Nutsch, Ilmenau Technical University; phone ++ (0)3677-69-2835, fax ++ (0)3677-69-1533. Topics include plasma generation, fundamentals of thermal plasmas, plasma diagnostics, plasma modeling, thermal spraying, powder treatment by plasmas, and plasma CVD / PVD. Registration deadline is 10 June 2000.
Plasma and Astronomical Workshop (PAW 2000), 23 - 26 June 2000, Kitzbuehel, Austria. Contact Petr Kulhanek, Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Physics, Technicka 2 166 27, Prague 6, Czech Republic; fax +4202 2435 2331. This workshop will treat behavior of the space and laboratory plasma and its modeling. Registration deadline is 30 April 2000.
Thirteenth International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams (Beams '2000), 25 - 30 June 2000, Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan. Contact Weihua Jiang, Extreme Energy Density Research Institute, Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Niigata 940-2188, Japan; fax +81-258-47-9890. The abstract deadline is 20 December 1999.
IEE Plasma Technology Training School, 26 - 29 June 2000, Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Contact Helen Pope, Groups Officer, IEE, Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL; phone +44 (0)20 7344 5439; fax +44 (0)20 7497 3633.
International Workshop on Chaotic Transport and Complexity, 26 - 30 June 2000, Carry le Rouet, France. Contact J. Durand, PIIM, Service 321, Center of University of St. Jerome, F1397 Marseille cedex 20, phone (+33) 4 91 28 8319, fax (+33) 4 91 28 8225.
Third International Conference on Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement, 3 - 6 July 2000, Tsukuba, Japan. Contact T. Saito.
International Topical Conference on Colloidal Plasma Science, 3 - 7 July 2000, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. Contact Tahir Farid, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik IV, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany; phone +49 234 700 3676; fax +49 234 709 4177. The conference covers collective processes in colloidal and dusty plasma sciences as well in strongly coupled systems with high-Z impurities.
Thirty-Second EGAS Meeting, 4 - 7 July 2000, Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact Zenonas Rudzikas, State Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, A.Gostauto 12, 2600 Vilnius, Lithuania; phone +3702 225 361; fax +3702 225 361.
IEEE International Vacuum Electron Sources Conference (IVESC 2000), 10 - 13 July 2000, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, USA. Contact Edwin Wintucky; phone (216) 433-3510. Abstract deadline is 31 March 2000.
Thirty-Seventh Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, 10 - 21 July 2000, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK. Contact Kathy Patton, Summer School Administrator, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3DB, UK; phone 44 1235 463635; fax 44 1235 464192. Application deadline is 19 May 2000.
Science and Technology for Fusion Power, 17 July 2000, Institute of the Americas, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California USA. Contact Fusion Power Associates, 2 Professional Drive, Suite 249, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 USA.
Tenth International Conference on the Physics of Highly Charged Ions (HCI 2000), July 30 - August 3 2000, Clark Kerr Campus, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. Contact Donna Vercelli, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P. O. Box 808, L-414, Livermore CA 94550 USA; phone (925) 422-8018; fax (925) 422-5940. Abstract submission and guaranteed housing deadline is 15 April 2000.
Third Latin American Course on Plasma Processing of Materials, 31 July - 25 August 2000, Argentine Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contact Fabian Alvarez. The course will include surface processing and characterization techniques, tribological applications of plasma processing, production and characterization of hard coatings, country reports presented by the course participants, and visits to industrial establishments involved in plasma processing and in the use of plasma processed materials.
Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, 13 - 18 August 2000, Tilton School, New Hampshire USA. Contact Darlene Graveline, Gordon Research Conferences, University of Rhode Island, P.O. Box 984, West Kingston, Rhode Island 02892-0984 USA; phone (401) 783-7644 ext. 105; fax (401) 783-7644.
Fifteenth Europhysics Conference on Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases, 26 - 30 August 2000, Miskolc-Lillafured, Hungary. Contact Conference Secretary, Eotvos Lorand Physical Society, H-1371 Budapest, PO Box 433, Hungary; phone/fax +36-1-201-8682.
Joint Varenna-Lausanne International Workshop on Theory of Fusion Plasmas, 28 August - 1 September 2000, Varenna, Italy. Contact International School of Plasma Physics ``Piero Caldirola'', Via Celoria, 16, I-20133 Milan, Italy; fax +39-2-64474212.
Twenty-First Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT), 1 - 15 September 2000, Madrid, Spain. Contact I. Garrido.
PPARC Advanced Summer School in Solar System Plasmas, 3 - 7 September 2000, Warwick, UK. Contact S. Beaufoy, Physics Dept., Univ. of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK. Registration deadline is 15 June 2000.
Thirteenth International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications (GD2000), 3 - 8 September 2000, The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Contact A. Aked.
Eleventh European Conference on Diamond, Diamond-like Materials, Carbon Nanotubes, Nitrides and Silicon Carbide (Diamond 2000), 3 - 8 September 2000, Porto, Portugal. Contact Liz Reed.
Joint US-EU Transport Task Force Meeting, 4 - 7 September 2000, Varenna, Italy. Contact Donatella Pifferetti; fax +39 0341 732 490. Topics include transport barriers, turbulence, MHD instabilities and core transport. Registration and abstract deadline is 15 June 2000.
Twentieth Summer School and Symposium on the Physics of Ionized Gases (SPIG2000), 4 - 8 September 2000, Yugoslavia. Contact Gordana Malovic, Institute of Physics, Pregrevica 118, 11080 Zemun, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; phone +381-11-3160-598; fax +381-11-3160-190. Topics include atomic collision processes, particle and laser beam interaction with solids, low temperature plasmas, and general plasmas.
Tenth International Workshop on the Physics of Nonideal Plasmas (PNP10), 4 - 9 September 2000, Greifswald, Germany. Contact PNP10. The registration deadline in 1 January 2000.
Nonlinear Structures in Magnetized Plasmas, 6 - 9 September 2000, Tarusa, Kaluga region, Russia. Contact Semen Moiseev, Institute of Space Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, Profsoyuznaya ul. 84/32, Moscow, 117810 Russia; fax 007-095-310-70-23.
Matter in Super-Intense Laser Fields: EuroConference on Atoms and Molecules in Super-Intense Laser Fields, 9 - 12 September 2000, Acquafredda di Maratea (near Naples), Italy. Contact: Josip Hendekovic; phone +33 388 76 71 35; fax +33 388 36 69 87. Application deadline is 2 May 2000.
Seventh International Symposium on High Pressure, Low Temperature Plasma Chemistry (HAKONE VII), 10 - 13 September 2000, Greifswald, Germany. Contact HAKONE7. The registration deadline in 1 March 2000.
Twenty-First Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT 2000), 11 - 15 September 2000, Madrid, Spain. Contact I. Garrido, Asociación Euratom-CIEMAT para Fusión, Avenida Complutense 22, Edificio 6, E-28040 Madrid Spain; phone +34 913 466 636; fax +34 913 466 124. Topics include design, construction, and operation of fusion experiments, and technology for next generation experiments and for power plant devices. Abstract and registration deadlines are 31 March and 30 June 2000.
Eighth Ukrainian Conference and School on Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion,11 - 16 September 2000, Alushta (Crimea), Ukraine. Contact Igor Garkusha, Institute of Plasma Physics, National Science Center, Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, Akademicheskaja St., 1, 310108 Bharkov, Ukraine; phone (057-2) 35-67-26; fax (057-2) 35-26-64. Abstract deadline is 30 Jun3 2000. The conference language is English.
Seventh International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE2000), 17 - 21 September 2000, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Contact H.-P. Wilbert, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Galvano- und Oberflächentechnik e.V., Horionplatz 6, D-40213 Düsseldorf, Germany; phone + 49/(0) 211/132381; fax + 49/(0) 211/327199.
Thirteenth International Symposium on Gas Flow & Chemical Lasers - High Power Laser Conference (GCL-HPL 2000), 18 - 22 September 2000, Florence, Italy. Contact GCL-HPL 2000 Organizing Committee, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo Enrico Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, ITALY; phone +39 55.23081; fax +39 55.2337755.
Workshop on the Production of Intense Beams of Highly Charged Ions (PIBHI-2000), 24 - 27 September 2000, Catania, Italy.
First International Congress on Radiation Physics, High Current Electronics, and Modification of Materials, 24 - 29 September 2000, Tomsk, Russia. Contact Igor V. Pegel, Institute of High Current Electronics, 4 Akademichesky Ave., Tomsk 634055, Russia. Abstract and paper deadlines are 31 March and 30 June 2000.
Tenth International Conference Emerging Nuclear Energy System (ICENES 2000), 25 - 28 September 2000, Petten, The Netherlands. Contact M. Hofman; phone +31 324 56 4193; fax +31 224 56 3490.
Second ULIA Euroconference on Ultraintense Laser Interactions and Applications, September 29 - October 3, 2000, Pisa, Italy. Contact Leonida Gizzi, ULIA Scientific Secretariat, IFAM-CNR, Via del Giardino, 7-56127 Pisa, Italy; phone +39 050 3139031; fax +39 050 3139035. Topics include fast ignition inertial confinement fusion, propagation of intense fs pulses in plasmas, magnetic field generation, x-ray and gamma-ray generation and applications, relativistic interactions and particle acceleration, and laboratory astrophysics.
AVS Forty-Seventh National Symposium, 2 - 6 October 2000, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Contact American Vacuum Society, 120 Wall Street, 32nd Fl, New York, NY 10005 USA; phone (212) 248-0200; fax (212) 248-0245.
Eighteenth IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, 4 - 10 October 2000, Sorrento, Italy. Contact Hildegard Schmid, MTCD Division, International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA-CN-77, Vienna International Center, P.O. Box 100, Wagramer Strasse 5, A-1400 Vienna, Austria; phone (+43) 1-2600-21316 (or -21311). See local web site for hotel and site information.
World Conference on Industrial Applications of Electrical Energy, 8 - 12 October 2000, Sheraton Roma Hotel, Rome, Italy. Contact Georges Zissis, C. P. A. T., Universite Paul Sabatier - Toulouse III, 118 rte de Narbonne, F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 4, FRANCE; phone +33 5 61556996; fax +33 5 61558447 or +33 5 61556332. Registration deadline is 31 March 2000. Plasma-related topics include Corona and Discharge Phenomena, Gas and Liquid Breakdown, Discharge Reactors; and Electrohydrodynamics. Also may include tutorial on light sources.
International Workshop on Dense Magnetised Plasmas, 12 - 14 October 2000, Kudowa Zdroj, Poland. Contact Marek Scholz, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, Hery 23, 00-908 Warsaw, Poland.
Workshop on Plasma Diagnostics and Industrial Applications of Plasmas, 12 - 14 October 2000, Trieste, Italy. Contact Alan Wootton, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P.O. Box 808, MS 488, Livermore, CA 94550 USA, phone (925) 422 6533, fax (925) 423 1076. Topics include various plasma diagnostic techniques, how to develop plasma diagnostic instruments, industrial applications of plasmas and plasma diagnostics, with emphasis on small plasma R&D programs, especially in developing countries.
Workshop on Confinement and Stability of Alternative Fusion Concepts, 12 - 16 October 2000, Villa Monastero Varenna, Italy. Contact SAIC, 10260 Campus Point Drive, San Diego, CA 92121 USA.
ANS Fourteenth Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy, 15 - 19 October 2000, Park City, Utah. Contact Brad Merrill.
Forty-Second APS Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting and Tenth International Congress on Plasma Physics, 23 - 27 October 2000, Centre des Congres de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. Contact (for DPP) Allen Boozer, Dept. of Applied Physics and Mathematics, Columbia University, 500 W. Twelfth St., New York, New York 10027 USA; phone (212) 854-4785; or (for ICPP) Real Decoste, Hydro-Quebec, 1804 Blvd. Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, Quebec, Canada J3X 1S1.
Lithium Walls and Low Recycling Regimes in Tokamaks, held in conjunction with Forty-Second APS Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting. Contact Leonid Zakharov, Princeton University; phone. (609)-243-2630; fax (609)-243-2662. The focus will be on creation of edge temperature pedestals, suppression of energy transport, enhancement of stability, and improvement in tokamak performance by a low recycling plasma edge using lithium conditioning.
Plasma Propulsion Physics, held in conjunction with Forty-Second APS Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting.
Fifty-Third Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference (GEC00), 24 - 27 October 2000, Houston, Texas, USA. Contact Demetre Economou, University of Houston, Plasma Processing Laboratory, 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas 77204-4792 USA; phone (713) 743-4320; fax (713) 743-4323.
Society of Automotive Engineers International Fall Fuels and Lubricants Meeting and Exposition, Non-Thermal Plasmas sessions, 27 - 28 October 1999, Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact John Hoard, Ford Motor Company 2101 Village Road, P.O. Box 2053, MD3083SRL, Dearborn, Michigan 48121-2053 USA; phone (313) 594-1316; fax (313) 594-2923.
IEA Workshop W45-Fuelling: Core and Edge Density Control, 30 - 31 October 2000, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey USA.
Ninth International Workshop on Radiative Properties of Hot Dense Matter, 30 October - 3 November 2000, DoubleTree Resort, Santa Barbara, CA, USA. Contact C. F. Hooper, Jr, Department of Physics, University of Florida, P. O. Box 118440, Gainesville, FL 32611-8440 USA.
Third Annual Directed Energy Symposium, 30 October - 3 November 2000, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA. Registration deadline is 2 October 2000. Not all sessions are open to the public.
First IAEA Technical Committee Meeting on Applications of Fusion Energy Research to Science and Technology, 30 October 30 - 3 November 2000, Chengdu, China. Contact Dai Bin, Southwestern Institute of Physics, P. O. Box 432, Chengdu 610041 China; fax +86-28-2932202. The meetings is to provide a forum for discussion of applications of fusion energy research to science and technology. This platform may strengthen the linkages and interactions between plasma, fusion and materials scienctists and engineers in both developing and developed countries.
Sixteenth International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry (CAARI 2000), 1 - 4 November 2000, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA. Contact Jerome Duggan; phone 940-565-3252.
NASA Advanced Propulsion Workshop in Fusion Propulsion, 8 - 10 November 2000, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama USA. Contact Paula Carden.
The Challenge of High Resolution X-Ray through IR Spectroscopy of Photoionized Plasmas, 15 - 18 November 2000, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky USA.
Hypersonic and Aerothermic Flows and Shocks, and Lasers: Plasma-Radiation-Surface Interactions, 20 - 24 November 2000, Meudon, France. Contact Jean-Louis Bobin, UPMC T12-E3-4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris Cedex 5, France.
Conference on Computational Physics 2000 (CCP2000), 3 - 8 December 2000, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Contact Peter Drummond, Department of Physics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia; phone +61 - 7 - 3365 3405; fax +61 - 7 - 3365 1242.
Eleventh International Toki Conference on Potential and Structure in Plasmas (ITC-11), 5 - 8 December 2000, Ceratopia Toki Conference Hall, Toki City, Japan. Contact National Institute for Fusion Science, Oroshi-cho 322-6, Toki City 509-5292 Japan; fax +81-572-58-2619.
Self-Organised Criticality and Turbulence in the Solar System, 8 December 2000, Burlington House, Picadilly, Central London, UK. Contact Sandra Chapman. Topics include recent theoretical developments and observations from solar and magnetospheric plasmas, and more general work in turbulence, self organization and self-organized criticality.