Fusion Expert Meeting at German Center for Research and Innovation New York
14.11.2019: The University of Freiburg and KIT, in cooperation with ITER and the GCRI - German Center for Research and Innovation New York, organized a two days event on Fusion Energy which brought experts from science, industry and society together to discuss fusion as a future energy option and to elicit paths and topics of collaboration.
The Forum was opened by David Gill, Consul General of Germany in New York, the keynote was by Prof. Thomas Hanemann from University of Freiburg. Joachim Knebel joined the Public Discussion which was attended by some 80 participants, together with Dr. Hans-Henrich Altfeld (ITER), Prof. Amanda Hubbard (MIT), Prof. Michael E. Mauel (Columbia University NY) and Prof. Thomas Sunn Pedersen (W7X IPP).
The Helmholtz Research Programme 'Nuclear Fusion' collaborates with European and international partners on the development of a fusion power plant. The Nuclear Fusion programme is aligned with the European Roadmap to the Realization of Fusion Energy, which forms the basis of the
organization and distribution of tasks across the European fusion programme.
Bild oben: Panel Discussion (Foto: KIT)