Technical Program & Agenda

The ASC 2014 Conference Organizers occasionally need to make changes to the program. We urge you to check the schedule before and during the conference for last minute changes.

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Plenary Speakers

Day Plenary Presenter Name Plenary Presentation Title
Mon., Aug. 11 Lee Mazzocchi (Duke Energy) and Ronald Schoff (EPRI) Welcome to Charlotte – Duke Energy Vision – Energy Efficiency Challenge
Mon., Aug. 11 Hitoshi Murayama (LBL) Pathways to a Higgs Factory
Tue., Aug. 12 John Martinis (UCSB) Superconducting Qubits Poised for Fault-tolerant Quantum Computation
Tue., Aug. 12 Tadeu Carneiro (CBMM, Brazil) Niobium Manufacturing Technology for Superconducting Applications – From Mining to Finished Products
Wed., Aug. 13 Oleg Mukhanov (Hypres) Superconductive Energy-Efficient Computing
Wed., Aug. 13 René Flükiger (Geneva University) Advances in MgB2 Conductors
Thu., Aug. 14 Luisa Chiesa (Tufts University) High-current HTS Cables for Magnet Applications
Thu., Aug. 14 Jonas Zmuidzinas (Caltech) Superconducting Detectors for Astrophysics and Cosmology
Fri., Aug. 15 Greg Boebinger (NHMFL) NRC Proposal for High-magnetic Field Research in the United States
Fri., Aug. 15 Alain Ravex (Absolut System, France) Cryorefrigeration for Applied Superconductivity
Fri., Aug. 15 Don Boroson (MIT-LL) Laser Communication from Space Using Superconducting Detectors
Fri., Aug. 15 Naoyuki Ueno (JR Central, Japan) Superconducting Maglev – Development and Progress Toward Revenue Service

The following Special Evening Sessions will take place during the conference. For detailed session information, please go to the Itinerary Planner.

Wed., Aug. 13 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 3ESPA – 50 Years of SQUIDs
Wed., Aug. 13 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 3MSPA – 10 Up: 10 Years beyond the 50th Anniversary of High Field Superconductivity

Memorial Sessions will be as follows.  For detailed session information, please go to the Itinerary Planner.

Mon., Aug. 11 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. 1MOr3A – Hiroshi Maeda Memorial Session: Bi-oxide Wire & Tape II
Tue., Aug. 12 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 2MOr3B – John Clem Memorial Session: Flux Pinning
Thu., Aug. 14 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 4LOr2A – Tsukasa Kiyoshi Memorial Session: High Field NMR/MRI
Thu., Aug. 14 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 4MOr2B – Alexander Shikov Memorial Session: Materials Important for Applications

Technical Program Information

The first character of the program ID number represents the day of the Conference (Monday [1] thru Friday [5]). The second character (E, L, M) denotes the conference area (Electronics, Large Scale, Materials). Or or Po refer to an Oral or Poster session. 1, 2 or 3 represent the morning or afternoon time slots. A, B, C, etc., differentiate the oral sessions on a given day in the morning or afternoon time slot. The final digits denote the order within the session. Examples for a morning, afternoon and late afternoon sessions are 1EOr1A-01, 1EOr2A-01, and 1EOr3A-01; examples for a morning and afternoon poster sessions are 2EPo1A-01 and 2EPo2A-01.

Abstract session assignment notifications were sent to the corresponding authors on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

If you need to make changes to or withdraw your abstract, please send your request by email. Be sure to reference your abstract control number and your assigned program ID number.

To access the detailed Technical & Conference Program / Itinerary Planner, please click here.

Click on the Schedule at a Glance image to download the PDF file.

Click on the Schedule at a Glance image to download the PDF file.