Programme

(All times are in BST)

Day 1: Tuesday 06 July 2021 
 

Chairs:

Susie Speller/Ziad Melhem

12:45

Welcome and introduction 
Dr Ziad Melhem, Oxford Quantum Solutions Ltd, UK 

13:00

Superconducting Fundamentals and Theory
Professor Stephen Blundell, University of Oxford, UK 

13:45

Work on superconductivity in the Oxford Materials Department: trying to translate basic science into practical solutions
Professor Chris Grovenor, University of Oxford, UK 

14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking 

Chairs:

Charles Monroe/Susie Speller

14:30

Superconducting Materials I (The basic principles) 
Professor Susie Speller, University of Oxford, UK 

15:15

Superconducting Materials II (Bulk superconductors - an introduction) 
Dr John Durrell, Cambridge University, UK 

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking 

Chairs:

Susie Speller/Ziad Melhem

16:15

Students and Early Career presentations - Session 1
Chair: Susie Speller 

17:00

European Magnetic Field Laboratory: Science and Technologies
Professor Amalia Patane, University of Nottingham, UK 

17:30

Panel discussion 1 

17:50

Close of day 1

 
Day 2: Wednesday 07 July 2021 

Chairs:

Stephen Blundell/Susie Speller

12:45

Superconducting Materials III (Electronic and superconducting properties of iron-based superconductors)
Professor Amalia Coldea, University of Oxford, UK 

13:30

Superconducting Materials IV (Synthesis chemistry and physics of layered chalcogenide and iron-based superconductos)
Professor Simon Clarke, University of Oxford, UK 

14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Amalia Coldea/Susie Speller

14:30

Students and Early Career presentations - Session 2
Chair: Susie Speller 

15:15

Superconducting Applications 
Dr Martin Wilson, Consultant, Oxford UK 

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Amalia Coldea/Ziad Melhem

16:15

Superconducting Materials in conductor forms
Professor David Larbalestier, Florida State University, USA 

17:00

The design and optimization of superconducting magnets from the viewpoint of an engineer and an operations perspective
Dr Bruce Strauss, IEEE-CSC, USA 

17:30

Panel Discussion 2 

17:50

Close of day 2

 
Day 3: Thursday 08 July 2021 
 
Chairs: 

Simon Clarke/Martin Wilson 

12:45

Superconducting Circuits for quantum Information Processing 
Professor Yuri Pashkin, Lancaster University, UK

13:30

Superconducting Detectrs and Electronics 
Dr Alessandro Casaburi, University of Glasgow, UK 

14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Martin Wilson/Charles Monroe

14:30

Superconducting and Quantum Technologies at Oxford Instruments
Matt Martin, Oxford Instruments NanoScience, UK 

15:15

Technology roadmap for Superconductor Electronics 
Professor Scott Holmes, IEEE-CSC, USA 

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs:

Yuri Pashkin/Martin Wilson 

16:15

Students and Early Career presentations - Session 3
Chair: Yuri Pashkin 

17:00

Design and Engineering of Superconducting Qubits
Kyle Serniak, MIT, USA

17:30

Panel Discussion 3

17:50

Close of day 3

 
Day 4: Tuesday 13 July 2021 
 
Chairs: 

Chris Riley/Mark Ainslie 

12:45

Measurements Techniques for Superconducting Materials and Applications
Professor Damian Hampshire, Durham University, UK 

13:30

Cryogenics for Superconducting Applications 
Charles Monroe, Monroe Brothers Ltd., UK 

14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Mark Ainslie/Susie Speller

14:30

Finite Element Modelling of Superconducting Applications
Chris Riley, SIMULIA Opera, Dassault Systemes, UK

15:15

Superconducting Applications - Cables 
Dr Joe Minervini, Novum Industria LLC, USA

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Ziad Melhem/Susie Speller

16:15

Students and Early Career Presentations - Session 4

17:00

The US Magnet Development Program – Progress and Roadmap
Dr Soren Prestemon, Lawrence Berkey National Laboratory, USA

17:30

Panel Discussion 4 
Chair: Mark Ainslie

17:50

Close of Day 4

 
Day 5: Wednesday 14 July 2021
 
Chairs:

Stephen Blundell/Mark Ainslie

12:45

Superconducting Technology for High Energy Physics and Accelerators 
Dr Luca Bottura, CERN, Switzerland 

13:30

Design principles of Superconducting Magnets - Part I 
Dr Martin Wilson, Consultant, Oxford, UK 

14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Charles Monroe/Yuri Pashkin

14:30

HTS conductors R&D and Characterization for Applications
Professor Carmine Senatore, Université de Genève, Switzerland

15:15

Superconducting Technology for Fusion
Dr Joe Minervini, Novum Industria LLC, USA

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Chris Grovenor/Martin Wilson

16:15

Students and Early Career presentations - Session 5
Chair: Professor Yuri Pashkin

17:00

HTS Technology for Spherical Tokamaks 
Dr Gregg Brittles, Tokamak Energy, UK 

17:30

Panel Discussion 5 

17:50

Close of Day 5 

18:00

IOP Superconductivity Group Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Chair: Dr Tim Coombs, University of Cambridge, UK

 

Day 6: Thursday 15 July 2021 
Chairs:

Chris Riley/Charles Monroe

12:45

Design principles of Superconducting Magnets - Part II 
Dr Martin Wilson, Consultant, Oxford, UK 

13:30

Superconducting Electrical Machines 
Dr Mark Ainslie, Cambridge University, UK 
14:15

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Yuri Pashkin/Susie Speller 

14:30

Superconducting Applications - MRI 
Dr M'hamed Lakrimi, Siemens Magnet Technology, UK

15:15

EcoSwing, the world’s first full-scale superconducting generator field-tested in a wind turbine
Dr Marc Dhallé, University of Twente, Netherlands 

16:00

Tea/Coffee break and virtual networking

Chairs: 

Martin Wilson/Mark Ainslie 

16:15

Students and Early Career presentations - Session 6 
Chair: Dr Mark Ainslie

17:00

Superconductors and Cryogenics for Electric Planes 
Dr Ludovic Ybanez, Airbus, France

17:30

Panel discussion 6 

17:50

Closing remarks 
Dr Ziad Melhem, Oxford Quantum Solutions Ltd, UK

18:00

Close of conference 


Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:

25 June 2021

Registration deadline:

01 July 2021