István and Mathias will go to 63rd American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting between November 8th — 12th. Mathias will present an invited talk on "DREAM: a fluid-kinetic framework for tokamak disruption runaway electron simulations". István will present "Runaway studies in disruptions with partial current relaxation".
Seminar Tünde will participate in the seminar [Can fusion be a solution to a carbon free energy system](https://www.iva.se/en/tidigare-event/can-fusion-be-a-solution-for-the-carbon-free-energy-system/) at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Stockholm.
Aaro Järvinen from VTT, Finland will visit between November 15th — 19th.
PhD defense Mathias Hoppe will defend his PhD thesis "Runaway-electron model development and validation in tokamaks" on Friday, 14 January 2022. The faculty opponent will be Philipp Lauber from Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany. The members of the evaluation committee will be Boris Breizman, University of Texas, USA, Yueqiang Liu, General Atomics, San Diego, USA and Mervi Mantsinen, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain. The substitute is Andreas Heinz, from the Department of Physics, Chalmers.