Belgian Fusion Day 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022

AuditoRium4, Gent

Sunrise above earth

Fusion energy has the potential to deliver large-scale, stable power that is clean, safe and as good as inexhaustible. Fusion research and development holds lots of exciting challenges and career opportunities in an endeavour for the benefit of the planet and all mankind. Come join us for a day devoted to fusion science and technology open to students, educators, researchers and innovators!

Programme

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome

09:15 – 10:00 Invited talk: Fusion activities in Belgium at the cutting edge of international fusion research

Dr. Jef Ongena, Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy, Brussels (LPP-ERM/KMS)

10:00 – 10:45 Fusion alumni

Fusion master and PhD alumni talk about their job search and work, in or outside fusion

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Fusion in Belgium

Representatives from the Belgian Fusion Association present an overview of fusion research in Belgium

12:30 – 13:30 Sandwich lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Schools outreach: the Fusion Show

Fusion education outreach towards secondary schools in Flanders: presentation of the Fusion Show with demonstrations

14:30 – 16:00 Poster session

Belgian fusion researchers, educators and industry

16:00 – 17:00 Virtual visit to ITER

17:00 – 18:30 Debate

The role of nuclear energy and fusion in sustainable energy supply in Belgium and the world

18:30 – 20:00 Reception

 

Continuous screening of the documentary “Let There Be Light

JET tokamak with plasma

Alumni at FUSION-EP Summer Event

Fusion-show UA

ITER by night

Let There Be Light

Registration

We kindly ask you to register in advance. On-site registration will be possible as well. There is no registration fee.

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Location

The Belgian Fusion Day will take place at AuditoRium4 in Ghent. Address: Sint-Denijslaan 485, 9000 Gent.                        logo_aud4

15 mins. walking from train station Gent-Sint-Pieters. Guarded parking on-site.

A route map to the venue can be downloaded here.

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