Tony Donné

Farewell Symposium Tony Donné

On 13 December, DIFFER organizes a farewell symposium on the occasion of the retirement of Prof.dr. Tony Donné. We invite you to join us to celebrate his accomplishments in fusion as a theme leader at DIFFER and as Programme Manager at the EUROfusion consortium!

As we reflect on his years of dedication, passion, and countless achievements, we come together to commemorate Tony's well-deserved retirement. We are eager to make this moment truly special. Your presence would be greatly appreciated.

The event will take place at DIFFER in Eindhoven. Chairman of this day is David van Walderveen of DIFFER.


14.00-14.15 - Welcome Prof.dr. M. (Marco) De Baar (DIFFER)

14.15-14.30 - Prof. dr. A. (Ambrogio) Fasoli (Eurofusion)
"A tribute to Tony …EUROfusion Recent Progress and Plans"

14.30-14.45 - Prof. dr. N. (Niek) Lopes Cardozo (TU/e)
"Tony Thinking Big Donné"

14.45-15.00 - Prof. K. Muraoka (Professor Emeritus of Kyushu University)
"Recollecting happy 36 years' (1987-2023) interactions with Tony-san, mostly for LAPD"

15.00-15.30 - break

15.30-15.45 - Dr. A. (Athina) Kappatou (IPP): 
"From Exploring Helium in Fusion Plasmas to Demonstrating High D-T Fusion Power" 

15.45-16.00 - Dr. S. (Silvester) Heijnen (Robin Radar Systems)
"A life after Rijnhuizen"

16.00-16.15 - Dr. H. (Hennie) Van der Meiden (DIFFER)
"Tony's tour"

16.15-16.30 - Final word by Prof.dr. T. (Tony) Donné (Eurofusion / DIFFER)

16.30-18.00 - Drinks and opportunity for congratulating Tony

Would you like to join this symposium, then please register via the registration form.