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IUPAP WG.9 Nuclear Science Symposium at RIKEN Tokyo Office,
Nihonbashi 1-Chome Mitsui Building, August 29-30, 2017

Tuesday – August 29, 2017:

Chair:              Robert E. Tribble

 08:30             Introduction by the Chair of IUPAP WG.9 Robert E. Tribble, and by the Director of the Nishina Center for Accelerator Based Science Hideto Enyo

 08:45             Overviews of current forefront nuclear science research being addressed or intended to be addressed together with the upgrading of current facilities and planned large new facilities in 45-minute talks including discussion ( by representatives from Asia, Europe, and the America's ).

                        “Major Nuclear Structure Physics Issues to be Studied by Future Rare-Isotope Beam Facilities” [Jason Holt, TRIUMF]

09:30               “Major Nuclear Science Issues to be Studied by a Future Electron-Ion Collider
                          [Jianwei Qiu, Jefferson Laboratory]

10:15               “The Physics with FAIR” [Paolo Giubellino, GSI]

11:00               “The Physics with Eurisol” [Marek Lewitowicz, GANIL]

11:45               “Fundamental Symmetries” [Satoshi Mihara, KEK]

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

Chair:                Naohito Saito

13:30                “Neutrino-less Double Beta-Decay; an Update” [Nigel Smith, SNOLAB]

14:15                “The Quest for Dark Matter and Dark Energy” [Hitoshi Murayama, IPMU,
                          Kavli  Foundation]

15:00                “The Structure of the Nucleon” [Cedric Lorce, Ecole Polytechnique]]

15:45                “The Emergence of the Elements from the Collision of Neutron Stars”
                          [Luke Roberts, NSCL-MSU]

16:30                “Nuclear Physics: Basic Research Serving Society”
                          [Marco Durante, Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics, Italy]

17:15                ‘in-Camera’ [Closed] Meeting of Funding Agency/Government representatives

        • objectives to be formulated ( closed meeting in room ??? ) Note that the ‘in-Camera’  meetings are only for government/funding agency representatives and  those designated as such.

18:15                Reception

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chair:               Shoji Nagamiya

08:30               ‘’Japanese Nuclear Physics: Viewpoint from MEXT’
                         [Wataru Todoroki, MEXT]

09:00               “High Performance Computing in Nuclear Physics”
                         [Joseph Carlson, LANL]

09:45                “Six Years since Fukushima Accident”
                          [Reiko Fujita, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)]

10:30                ‘in-Camera’ Meeting of Funding Agency/Government representatives
                         (closed meeting in room ??? , in parallel with the IUPAP WG.9 AGM )


          IUPAP WG.9 Annual General Meeting

Chair:               Robert E. Tribble

10:30             Words of welcome by the Chair, Robert E. Tribble

  • The current membership of IUPAP WG.9
  • Representation from India on IUPAP WG.9
  • Representation of the large underground science laboratories on IUPAP WG.9
  • Updating the electronic version of IUPAP Report 41: individual laboratory entries and the Introduction to the Report - writing assignments

11:15              “Future Operation Plan of RIBF at RIKEN”
                        [Shigeo Koyasu, RIKEN]

12:00 -13:00    Lunch

Chair:              Hideto En’yo         

13:00               Long Range Plan Reports:

                       Asia Nuclear Physics Association (Chair ANPhA) [Kazuhiro Tanaka, KEK]

13:30               Nuclear Science Advisory Committee of USA (Chair NSAC) [David Hertzog,
                        University of Washington]

14:00               Five Year Plan for TRIUMF and Implementation of the NSERC Five Year Plan
                        [Jonathan Bagger, TRIUMF]

14:30               Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (Chair NuPECC)
                        [Angela Bracco, INFN-Milano]

15:00               Nuclear Science in Latin-America (Co-Chair ALAFNA) [Alinka Lepine-Szily,
                       Universidade de Sao Paulo]

15:30              iThemba Labs and the South-African Isotope Facility [Faical Azaiez, iThemba

16:00              Future meetings of IUPAP WG.9

16:30              Report from ‘in-Camera’ meetings

17:00              Adjourn
18:15              Working Dinner for members of IUPAP WG.9, science administrators, invited
                      speakers, invited guests, members of IUPAP C12.

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