Lorentz Center - Integrated Plasma Modelling of Solar Flares from 18 May 2015 through 22 May 2015
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    Integrated Plasma Modelling of Solar Flares
    from 18 May 2015 through 22 May 2015

 

(update 8 May 2015)

 

 

·      Coffee 10:30-11:00, Lunch 12:00-14:00, tea 15:30-16:00 (unless otherwise stated)

·      There will be 4 Working Groups in parallel: “Reconnection”, “Acceleration”, “Chromosphere” and “Waves” (with option for 2 groups to combine for a session).

 

 

Monday 18 May 2015

 

09:00 – 10:00      Registration and coffee

10:00 – 10:15      Welcome by Henriette Jensenius (Lorentz Center)

10:15 – 11:00      Introduction

11:00 – 11:30      Review of flare observations (Warren)

11:30 – 12:00      Review of the standard flare model (Shibata)

14:00 – 14:30      Review of energetic particles in flares (Kontar)

14:30 – 15:00      Plenary discussion/questions on observations (Chair – Lukin)

15:00 – 15:30      Review of reconnection and current sheets in flares (Longcope)

16:00 – 17:30      Plenary discussion – observational constraints on flare models, initial identification of modelling challenges (Chair – Nakariakov)

17:30                   Wine & Cheese party

 

 

Tuesday 19 May 2015

 

09:00 – 09:30      Review of reconnection theory – MHD/collisionless (Loureiro)

09:30 – 10:00      Review of fluid/two fluid reconnection simulations (Arber)

10:00 – 10:30      Participant talks (Kazachenko, Valori)

11:00 – 12:00      Plenary discussion – overview of codes and numerical techniques, advantages/disadvantages of different approaches (Chair – Browning)

14:00 – 15:00      Participant talks (Bemporad, Van Driel-Gesztelyi)

15:00 – 15:30      Plenary discussion – agreement of WG modelling tasks/deliverables (Chair – De Blank)

 

 

Wednesday 20 May 2015

 

09:00 – 09:30      Review of kinetic reconnection simulations (Daughton)

09:30 – 10:15      Participant talks (Egedal, Browning, Provornikova)

11:00 – 12:00      Working groups

14:00 – 15:30      Working groups

16:00 – 17:00      Plenary – areas of overlap between working groups, adjustment of tasks (Chair – Lapenta)

17:00                   Departure bus for Boat trip and dinner

 

 

Thursday 21 May 2015

 

09:00 – 09:30      Review of waves and oscillations in flares (McLaughlin)

09:30 – 10:15      Participant talks (Damiano, Dieckmann, Johnson)

11:00 – 12:00      Working groups

14:00 – 16:00      Working groups

16:00 – 17:00      Plenary – interim report back from working groups (Chair – Lukin)

 

 

Friday 22 May 2015

 

09:00 – 10:30      Working groups

11:00 – 12:00      Plenary discussion – final reports from working groups

13:30 – 14:00      Integrated modeling of tokamaks (Westerhof)

14:00 – 15:00      Wrap up – future schedule for collaborations/publications (Chair – Browning)

15:00                   Tea/coffee and depart

 

 



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