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Growing international interest in nuclear fusion and scientific progress made in recent years creates opportunities for the Dutch industry and academia. To seize these opportunities effectively and efficiently, you are invited to the first edition of the Dutch Fusion Day. We will get acquainted with each other, be inspired by examples from abroad, set scientific priorities and explore funding options.

Programme

10:00
30 min.

Walk-in

10:30
2 hours

Scientific morning programme

Presentations and panel discussion by:

  • Dr. Josefine Proll, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Dr. Thomas Morgan, DIFFER
  • Prof. dr. Behnam Taebi, Delft University of Technology
  • Prof. dr. Hans van Oort, University of Twente
  • Dr. Erik Offerman, Delft University of Technology

The panel discussion will be led by DIFFER director prof. dr. Marco de Baar.

12:30
1 hour

Networking lunch and walk-in for afternoon programme

13:30
3.5 hours

Afternoon programme 

Part I: Looking outwards

  • Ambrogio Fasoli, Programme Manager EUROfusion
  • Cyrille Mai Thanh, director for the EU of Fusion Industry Association
  • Valerie Jamieson, development manager of UKAEA The Fusion Cluster
  • Matthew Smith, senior consultant at Trinomics

The presentations will be followed by an interactive poll with the audience.

 

 Networking break

 

Part II: Looking inwards 

  • Benjamin Perier, Market Analysis Group Leader Fusion for Energy
  • Milena Roveda, CEO Gauss fusion
  • Paul Hieltjes, ILO-net
  • Jelle Stronks, Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science

The presentations of Benjamin Perier and Milena Roveda will be followed by an interview with Paul Hieltjes and Jelle Stronks. The programme will be ended with an interactive poll with the audience. 

17:00
1 hour

Drinks and optional tour of the research facilities at DIFFER

Location

DIFFER

De Zaale 20
5612 AJ Eindhoven
The Netherlands

Registration

Please use the form on the Registration page to register for the Dutch Fusion Day.