2009 Conference


Downtown Denver

2009 International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference

Denver, Colorado
May 3-5, 2009

Joint APS April and Sherwood Meetings
Session Index

Oral Sessions
Sherwood I
Sherwood II
Sherwood III
Sherwood IV

Poster Sessions
Sherwood I
Sherwood II

Come celebrate 50 years of open theoretical meetings on plasma physics and fusion energy research at the 2009 International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference.  The Sherwood Conference will be held jointly with the April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver, Colorado.  Topics of the Sherwood sessions will include plasma equilibrium, stability and transport, the physics of the plasma edge and divertor regions, plasma production and heating, and the numerical simulation of plasma.  Sherwood attendees will also have the opportunity to attend APS Division of Plasma Physics sessions that will include diagnosing the physics of burning plasma, plasma heating from turbulence (with the Topical Group on Plasma Astrophysics), and imaging of advanced accelerators (with the Division of the Physics of Beams).  Sherwood sessions will begin on the morning of Sunday, May 3 and continue through the noon hour on Tuesday, May 5.  [The APS April meeting, including the DPP/GPAP session, begins on Saturday, May 2.]

The headquarters hotel for the joint meeting is the Sheraton Denver Hotel located in downtown Denver.  To receive the meeting discount, lodging arrangements must be made through the APS Online Housing Service (follow this link) by Friday, February 13, 2009.

As in 2006, there are two abstract deadlines:  1) All presenters who would like to have an abstract considered for a 30-minute oral Sherwood presentation will need to submit a one-page abstract in pdf format to the Sherwood Program Committee Chair (trognlien@llnl.gov) by 2:00 PM EST on Monday, January 5.  2) All Sherwood abstracts (poster and oral) need to be submitted to the APS online abstract service (see the APS April Scientific Program page) by Friday, January 9 at 5:00 PM EST.  Size and format of abstracts submitted to the online service follow APS requirements for contributed presentations.  The first submission for presenters seeking an oral will allow time for the Sherwood Program Committee to make its selections before the deadline for the APS Bulletin, but the second submission is necessary for printing.  Note that all abstract deadlines are approximately one month earlier than normal for Sherwood.

Prof. Carl Sovinec, Co-chair Sherwood Local Arrangements Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison sovinec@engr.wisc.edu

Prof. Thomas Antonsen, Chair APS Division of Plasma Physics and Co-chair, Sherwood Local Arrangements Committee University of Maryland antonsen@glue.umd.edu


Thomas Rognlien, Chair
Lawrence-Livermore National Laboratory (trognlien@llnl.gov)

William Dorland
University of Maryland (bdorland@umd.edu)

Valerie Izzo
University of California, San Diego (izzo@fusion.gat.com)

Janardhan Manickam
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (manickam@pppl.gov)

James Myra
Lodestar Research Corporation (jrmyra@lodestar.com)

Carl Sovinec
University of Wisconsin-Madison (sovinec@engr.wisc.edu)