Programme

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The event will start with a welcome registration on Sunday 22 May overlooking the Loch on the balcony of the Media Centre. This will be followed by dinner at 19:00 in the main campus cafeteria. The main conference sessions will start at 08:40 on Monday 23 May in the Talla Dhonaidh Chaimbeul Lecture Room and close at 10:30 on Thursday 26 May

Sunday 22 May Monday 23 May
Tuesday 24 May Wednesday 25 May
Thursday 26 May Poster Programme

Monday 23 May

08:00           

Refreshments / Breakfast 
Dining room

08:40

(Invited) Radiative properties measurements for stellar interiors and accretion powered objects 
Mark Koepke, West Virginia University, USA
Talla Dhonaidh Chaimbeul

09:20

Structure of warm dense iron using the LCLS facility
David Riley, Queen's University Belfast, UK

09:40

Chromatic guiding and re-acceleration of laser accelerated proton beam by helical coil target
Hamad Ahmed, Queen's University Belfast, UK

10:00

Interaction of intense laser and electron beams with multi-component plasma
Andrew Beaton, University of Strathclyde, UK

10:20

Flash poster presentations 

10:30

Refreshments
Dining room

11:00

(Invited) Using X-ray free electron lasers to investigate the physics of hot dense plasmas
Orlando Ciricosta, University of Oxford, UK

11:40

Hard X-ray radiation from laser wakefield accelerators: Increasing brightness for imaging applications
Jonathan Wood, Imperial College London, UK

12:00 

Energetic plasma and electromagnetic waves in the inner geospace: Recent advances and persistent gaps in our understanding
Ioannis Daglis, University of Athens

12:20

EPSRC research funding opportunities
Jaspreet Kular, EPSRC, UK

12:40 

Flash poster presentations

12:50

Lunch
Dining Hall

14:00

(Invited) Magnetic reconnection in weak and strong guide-field regimes
Adam Stanier, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

14:40

Terrestrial reproduction of space radiation using intense laser-beam-plasma interaction
Andrew Beaton, University of Strathclyde, UK

15:00

(Invited) Supernovae plasmas
Robert Bingham, Central Laser Facility, UK

15:40 

Flash poster presentations

15:50

Refreshments

16:30

(Invited) The Orion laser at AWE: system overview and recent experiments
Andrew Randewich, AWE, UK

17:10

Break-out and recap activity 

17:50

Additional slots for meetings

18:30

Poster session and buffet meal
Dining Hall

20:00

Close

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline extended:
    22 February 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    25 April 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    4 May 2016

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