Workshop on ADSS & Th Util Virginia Tech
Duck Pond

Traditional Concept of Nuclear Power Plant

Workshop Agenda

Sessions will be at the Shelton Conference Center (Inn at Virginia Tech).


Sept 27, 2010
7:00-10:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Scope

Global Perspectives on ADSS (chaired by Bruce Vogelaar, Virginia Tech)

9:15-10:15 India’s Approach (Srikumar Banerjee, Chairman Indian Atomic Energy Commission - via video)
10:15-11:00 Highlights of experimental ADS programs in Europe, (Maud Baylac, LPSC/CNRS - France)

Break  (Refreshments are located just outside of the meeting room)

11:30-12:30 DOE Study Report (Stuart Henderson, Fermilab)

12:30-2:00 Lunch (Preston’s Restaurant)

Upcoming ADSS Directions and Simulations (chaired by Ganapati Myneni, Jefferson Lab)

2:00-3:00 Thermal Spectrum Molten Salt (Bruce Vogelaar, Virginia Tech)(updated)
3:00-5:00 Panel (above plus speakers below)
    3:00-3:15 Simulation Suites for Complete Reactor Power Station Design (Mike Dunn, ORNL)
    3:15-3:45 Computational Grand Challenges and Possibilities for Molten Fuel ADS studies (Jay Billings, ORNL)
    3:45-4:00 Neutronic Studies for Thorium Utilization in Accelerator Driven Systems (Degweker, BARC - via video)
    4:00-4:15 Multi-beam drive of a Th/Pb core using a flux-coupled isochronous cyclotron stack (Peter McIntyre, TAMU)
    4:15-5:00 Panel (above speakers)

6:00-8:00    Poster Session and Reception (Latham Ballroom DEF)    

Sept 28, 2010

Advances in Accelerators and Neutron Sources (chaired by Charles Bowman, ADNA Corporation)

9:00-10:00 SRF(Efficiencies) (Andrew Hutton, Jefferson Lab)
10:00-11:00 Neutron Sources Globally (Phil Ferguson, ORNL)

Break (Refreshments are located just outside of the meeting room)

11:30-1:00 Panel (above plus speakers below)
    11:30-11:45 Front-end injector of the Proton Driver (Singh, BARC - via video)
    11:45-12:00 Accelertor Beam Dumps & Moving Core Energy Absorber (Pavel Degtiarenko, Jefferson Laboratory)
    12:00-12:15 Concept for 1 GeV/10 MW Superconducting Proton Linac for ADS (Peter Ostroumov, ANL)
    12:15-12:30 Accelerator Options for Neutron Sources (Nema, BARC - via video)
    12:30-1:00 Questions from the floor

1:00-2:15 Lunch (Preston’s Restaurant)

Current and Future Plans (chaired by Ganapati Myneni, Jefferson Lab)

2:15-5:00 Panel (speakers below)
    2:15-2:30 Accelerator Costs (Bob Rimmer, Jefferson Laboratory)
    2:30-2:45 Plans for a subscale thorium-cycle fission power system in Texas (Peter McIntyre, TAMU)
    2:45-3:00 Project X (Mark Champion, Fermilab)
    3:00-3:15 Virginia GEM*STAR Consortium (Charles Bowman, ADNA Corporation)
    3:15-3:30 Electron LINACs as possible ADS drivers (Mittal, BARC - via video)
    3:30-3:45 Critical facility for Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) (Raina, BARC - via video)
    3:45-4:00 High performance niobium cavities (Ganapati Myneni, Jefferson Laboratory)
    4:00-5:00 Questions from the floor

6:00-8:00    Dinner Banquet (Latham Ballroom DEF)    

Sept 29, 2010
9:00-10:40 Summaries (chaired by Bruce Vogelaar, Virginia Tech)

    9:00-9:20 Jefferson Laboratory (Geoff Krafft, Jefferson Laboratory)
    9:20-9:40 Virginia Universities (Mark Pierson, Virginia Tech)
    9:40-10:00 Industry (Tony Favale, Advanced Energy Systems)
    10:00-10:20 Concluding Remarks by Organizers (Addendum on Accelerator Efficiencies)