1. L-H Transition Session (Chair C. Maggi)

with proposed focus on:
Recent results on LCO and related theoretical interpretation of observations and connection between local studies and global (power threshold) dependencies.

Invited Speakers:

L Chôné (PIIM-AMU, France)
Dynamics of the onset and removal of an edge transport barrier in non-linear plasma edge simulations.

I Cziegler (UCSD, USA)
The connection between microscopic turbulence and large scale dynamics in L-H and L-I transitions in Alcator C-Mod.

T Kobayashi (Kyushu University, Japan)
Dynamical response of turbulence during limit-cycle oscillation in JFT-2M Tokamak.

Th Puetterich (IPP Garching, Germany)
L-H Transition Physics investigated at ASDEX Upgrade.

L Schmitz (UCLA, USA)
Recent Experimental progress in L-H Transition physics on DIII-D.

G Staebler (GA, USA)
L-H transitions and Limit Cycle Oscillations from mean field momentum transport equations.

 

2. Momentum Transport (Chair P. Mantica and C. Angioni)

with proposed focus on:
Role of neoclassical toroidal viscosity and interaction between neoclassical and turbulent transport effects in momentum transport (in 2D and 3D).

Invited Speakers:

W. Kernbichler (Graz University, A) (tutorial)
Neoclassical toroidal viscosity in tokamaks and stellarators.

Y. Idomura (JAEA, Japan),
Interactions between neoclassical effects and turbulence in toroidal momentum transport, and comparison between flux driven and gradient driven simulations.

Y. Liang (FZJ, D)
The effects of 3D fields on toroidal rotation, experiments and modelling.

 

3. Impurity transport (Chair John Rice and Carlos Hidalgo)

with proposed focus on :
Role of electrostatic potential inhomogeneities in tokamaks and stellarators (2D and 3D effects), which, in combination with large impurity mass and charge, produce field trapping and drifts and can significantly affect the flux-surface averaged radial impurity fluxes.

Invited Speakers:

T. Fülöp (Chalmers, Sweden) (review)
Recent progress on theoretical aspects of impurity transport in tokamaks

M.L. Reinke (York, UK) (review)
Recent progress on experimental aspects of impurity transport in tokamaks

 

4. Challenges in modelling transport in ITER and JT-60SA relevant scenarios (Chair Clarisse Bourdelle)

with proposed focus on :
Role of fast particle beta, transport in the core-edge region of L-modes, consistent integration of multiple transport channels

Invited Speakers:

J Garcia (CEA, France)
Enhancement of electromagnetic effects on core micro-turbulence through fast ion pressure gradients

D Told (IPP Garching, Germany) (title to be confirmed)
Gyrokinetic modelling of transport in the L-mode core–edge transition region

P Strand (Chalmers, Sweden)
Building a predictive modelling capability for ITER plasmas

 

5. Transport in the SOL (Chair Volker Naulin and G.S. Xu)

with proposed focus on :
Dynamics in high resistivity, detached conditions, and role of the source region

Invited Speakers:

J R Myra (Lodestar, US) (review)
Scrape-off layer turbulence: theory, modeling and implications

L Aho Mantila (VTT, Finland)
Connecting SOL transport with divertor exhaust physics (SOLPS modelling for ASDEX Upgrade)

G Birkenmeier (IPP Garching, Germany)
Experimental results of SOL transport in high and low density discharges

 

6.Fast Particle Physics (Chair S. Sharapov)

with proposed focus on:
Control of Alfven modes with auxiliary systems and transport of energetic particles

Invited Speakers:

B Breizman (IFS, Austin, US)
Global Transport of energetic particles in fusion plasmas

D Keeling (CCFE, UK)
Control of energetic particles driven modes in MAST

D Zarzoso (IPP Garching, Germany)
Gyrokinetic modelling of interactions between energetic particle driven modes and turbulence