Detailed Program

2011 COMPRES Annual Meeting

Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA

June 14, 2011 to June 17, 2011

Tuesday, June 14 (Day 1):

Arrival (PM) and reception plus dinner. No formal sessions.
6:00pm - Ice Breaker - (supported by industry sponsors)

7:30pm - Dinner (James River Ballroom C&D)

Wednesday, June 15 (Day 2): 

7:00am Breakfast (Meeting Prefunction Area)

Morning Session (James River Ballroom)
Session Chair - James Tyburczy, Arizona State University

8:30am - Welcome and Introduction: Jay Bass and Tom Duffy
Rick Carlson (Carnegie Institution of Washington)
9:40am - Grad Student talks (10 min each)
Shu Huang , Li Zhang , Han Hsu , Rebecca Fisher , Emma Rainey
10:30am - Coffee Break
10:45am - Infrastructure Development Projects (15 min each)
Pamela Burnley (Infrastructure Development Committee Chair)
Inelastic X-Ray and Nuclear Resonant Scattering Caoabilities at the APS for High Pressure Research
Ercan Alp (Argonne National Lab)
The Paris-Edinburgh Press for Studying Structure and Properties of Melts at High Pressure at APS
Yanbin Wang (University of Chicago
11:30am - Facilities Projects
Wendy Panero (Facilities Committee Chair) Overview of COMPRES Facilities
COMPRES at Advanced Light Source
Quentin Williams (University of California, Santa Cruz)
COMPRES Infra-red Facility at NSLS Beamline U2A
Zhenxian Liu (Carnegie Institution of Washington)
Upcoming Activities at GSECARS and Argonne National Lab
Mark Rivers (University of Chicago)
12:30pm - Lunch (Bray Room)

Afternoon Session (James River Ballroom)
Session Chair - Kanani Lee, Yale University

Keynote Talk and Discussion
Dynamics of subduction zones and the transport of volatiles to the deep Earth
Peter van Keken (University of Michigan)
2:40pm - Coffee Break 
3:00pm - Keynote Talk and Discussion
Microtomography of partially molten rocks: three-dimensional melt distribution in mantle peridotite
Wenlu Zhu (University of Maryland) 
3:40pm - Poster Cameos (1 minute presentations)
4:30pm - Poster Session (with lubrication)
6:30pm Dinner (Burwell Plantation Ballroom)

Evening Session (James River Ballroom)

7:45pm - Return to Posters

 Thursday, June 16 (Day 3):  

7:00am - Breakfast (Meeting Prefunction Area)

Morning Session (James River Ballroom C&D)
Session Chair - Andrew Campbell, University of Chicago

8:30am - Keynote and Discussion
Estimating the temperature and composition of the mantle from seismic attenuation and velocity

Colleen Dalton (Boston University) 


9:10 - Keynote and Discussion
An outlook on high pressure research using synchrotron facilities

Guoyin Shen (APS HPCAT)


Group Photo


9:50am - Coffee Break


10:10am - Grad Student and/or Post-Doc/Beamline Scientist talks (10 min each)
Caroline Bollinger , Jennifer Girard , Antonio Buono , Susannah Dorfman , Amartya Sengupta


11:00 Noon - Annual Business Meeting: Election of New Officers and Committee Members


12:00 Lunch (Bray Room)

Afternoon Session (James River Ballroom)
Session Chair - Andrew Campbell, University of Chicago


Workshop/Tutorial: Neutron Scattering at SNS and Tutorial on Basics on Neutron Scattering

Chris Tulk (Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)


2:45 - Coffee Break 


Panel/Discussion for/with Students - International Experiences
Panel Members: Oliver Tschauner(UNLV), Haozhe Liu(Harbin Institute of Technology), Matthew Whitaker (Ehime University),Yuejian Wang (Yale),Shun-ichiro Karato (Yale) ,Marcio Siqueira (easyLab Technologies), Yue Meng (HPCAT, CIW)


4:30pm - Breakout Discussions

Groups: Grad Students and Post-Docs (Tazewell Room), Beamline Scientists (James River C&D)

6:00pm - Banquet Dinner (Burwell Plantation Ballroom)

7:15PM Keynote/Banquet Talk
Session Chair - James Tyburczy, Arizona State University

Quentin Williams
Developing the Crossroads of Solid Earth Studies: The High Pressure Geosciences and COMPRES



Friday, June 17 (Day 4):


7:00am - Breakfast (Meeting Prefunction Area)

Morning Session
Session Chair - Kanani Lee, Yale University

8:30am - Grad Student and/or Post-Doc/Beamline Scientists talks (10 min each)
Zhicheng Jing , Christopher Seagle , Katherine Crispin , Liwei Deng , Jeffrey Pigott


9:20am - Breakout Reports


9:55am - Announcement of Joint Meeting in 2012 of COMPRES and HPMPS (new)


10:00am - Coffee Break


10:20am - Jay Bass, Tom Duffy - COMPRES Renewal Proposal - Status and Issues


11:00am - General Discussion of COMPRES - Proposal, etc..


12:30 noon - Lunch


1:30pm - Farewell and Departure


See you next year!


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