Joint DNP Town Meetings on Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics

August 21-23, 2014


Mitchell Institute, Texas A&M University




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Thursday 21 August

9:00 Welcome
9:15 Challenges and Opportunities in Nuclear Theory (30 min.)
10:00 Challenges and Opportunities in Nuclear Astrophysics (30 min.) Gail McLaughlin, NC State University

10:45 Break

11:00 Highlights and Opportunities with GRETINA/GRETA (30 min.) Augusto Macchiavelli, LBL
11:45 Opportunities with Nuclei to Test Fundamental Symmetries (30 min.) John Hardy, Texas A&M University

12:30 Lunch

13:15 Overview of NSCL Operations (20 min.) Daniela Leitner, Michigan State University
13:45 Status Update and Future Opportunities at FRIB (30 min.) Thomas Glasmacher, FRIB

14:30 ARUNA Laboratory Talk (20 min.)
15:00 ARUNA Laboratory Talk (20 min.)

15:30 Break

16:00 ATLAS Program Overview (20 min.) Guy Savard, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago
16:30 Future Scientific Opportunities at ATLAS (20 min.)
17:00 Presentation of the ATLAS Strategic Plan (30 min.)

17:45 Dinner

19:00 to 21:00 Working Group Meetings

Friday 22 August

9:00 Department of Energy Perspective (30 min.) Tim Hallman, DOE
9:45 National Science Foundation Perspective (30 min.) Brad Keister, NSF

10:30 Break

10:45 to 12:45 Working Group Meetings

12:45 Lunch

13:45 Overview of FRIB Equipment Needs (30 min.) Michael Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
14:30 Overlap of the DOE Isotope Program with the Low-Energy Nuclear Science Community (30 min.) Saed Mirzadeh, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

15:15 Break

15:30 to 17:30 Working Group Meetings

17:30 Dinner

18:30 Overview of the Field of Nuclear Science as Context for the Next Long Rang Plan (30 min.) Robert Tribble, Texas A&M University
19:15 to 21:15 Discussion of Priorities for the Next LRP

Saturday 23 August

8:30 Long Range Plan Priorities Discussion

9:30 Working Group Reports

10:30 Break

10:45 Working Group Reports

11:45 Closeout

12:00 Adjourn




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