The Academy of Sciences of the Czech rebublic - ASCR

SOFT International Organizing Committee was held in Prague

On January 16-17, 2017 the SOFT International Organizing Committee was held in Prague, in Villa Lanna.


29 th edition of the Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) that was held for the first time in the Czech Republic, in Prague from September 5 - 9,  2016 attracted more than 900 participants. The programme consisted of 17 plenary invited talks, 60 oral contributions and more than 750 posters.

The SOFT International Organizing Committee (IOC) met on its concluding meeting devoted to SOFT 2016 in Prague, in Villa Lanna, on January 16-17, 2017. The first part of the meeting was dedicated to a summary of SOFT 2016, to selection of a new member of the International Organizing Committee for next 6 years mandate, and to the initial information on SOFT 2018 that will be held in Italy. The second day was fully dedicated to presentations of candidatures and to a selection of the venue of SOFT 2020. At the end of the meeting, the chair of the IOC was handed over by Dr. Martin Hron (IPP Prague), chairman for SOFT 2016 to Dr. Ing. Aldo Pizzuto (ENEA, Italy) who will chair the SOFT 2018 IOC.

In parallel with the International Organizing Committee meeting, a series of informal meetings on different technical and organization aspects was held between the members of the Local Organizing Committees of SOFT 2016 and SOFT 2018.

16 Jan 2017