International Tokamak Physics Activity (ITPA) Meetings

The International Tokamak Physics Activity Meeting will be held 23rd – 26th October at the Culham Science Centre, Oxford.

The meeting is organised by the UK Atomic Energy Authority. The role of the ITPA Coordinating Committee is to oversee the Topical Physics Groups in conducting their tasks and to interface the ITPA with the ITER Organization (IO).

Key Deadlines

  • Coach deadline – 9th October 
  • Lunch deadline – 13th October 
  • Gala Dinner deadline – 13th October 

Getting to Site

Coach Service Information:

We are pleased to offer coach transportation on a first-come, first-served basis for your convenience. The coach pick-up point is as follows:

  • On Monday, October 23rd, the pick-up time is 7:30 AM.
  • For the remainder of the week, the pick-up time will be 8:00 AM.

The return time and location remain consistent, with coaches departing at 18:00 daily.

Important Reminders:

To ensure a smooth boarding process, please remember to bring valid photographic ID with you. Passengers without proper ID will not be allowed to board the coach.

On Monday, October 23rd, UKAEA staff will be present at the Oxford coach stop to distribute visitor passes. It is crucial to keep your visitor pass with you and visible at all times while on-site throughout the conference.

Gala dinner arrangements:

The Gala dinner is scheduled for Monday, October 23rd, starting at 7:30 pm and will be held at St. Edmunds Hall, Oxford. Kindly indicate your dietary preferences during the registration process so that we can accommodate everyone’s needs.

Tours of MAST-U:

ITPA PEDESTAL & EDGE  – Monday 23rd October at 1.00pm-1.45pm

ITPA ENERGETIC PARTICLE – Monday 23rd October at 2.00pm-2.45pm

ITPA INTEGRATED OPERATION SCENARIOS – Monday 23rd October at 3.00pm-3.45pm