1. Numerical approaches
          a)Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
                  i. Radiation hydrodynamics
                  ii. Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD)
                  iii. Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH)
          b) Kinetic models
                  i. Particle in cell
                  ii. Delta-f
                  iii. Vlasov and Fokker Planck
                  iv. Gyrokinetic
          c) Transport
                  i. Deterministic
                  ii. Monte-carlo
2. Applications
          a) Fundamental plasma physics
          b) MCF
                  i. MHD Stability
                  ii. Gyrokinetics and transport
                  iii. Edge turbulence
                  iv. Plasma-neutral interactions
                  v. Fast particle physics
                  vi. Advanced geometries
           c) Laser plasma
                  i. High Energy Density Physics
                  ii. ICF
                  iii. QED-plasmas
                  iv. Laboratory-astrophysics
                  v. Electron acceleration
                  vi. Ion acceleration
           d) Low temperature plasmas and electrostatics

3. Scientific software development
           a) Modern, sustainable, software development
           b) Parallelism and scalability, including heterogeneous parallelism
           c) Many-core and GPU programming
           d) Optimisation and vectorisation
           e) Languages
           f) Data handling and IO

4. Beyond the laboratory

5. Other

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline extension: 9 October 2017

  • Bursary deadline: 23 October 2017

  • Early registration deadline: 23 October 2017

  • Registration deadline: 3 November 2017