The EC-17 workshop was hosted jointly by the Fusion Physics Department of the FOM-Institute DIFFER, Dutch institute for Fundamental Energy Research (formerly known as FOM-Rijnhuizen) and the Control Systems Technology and Fusion Science and Technology Departments of the Eindhoven University of Technology.

The presentations and posters (for as far as available) can be accessed through the programme link in the left navigation panel.

The proceedings are available online at the EPJ Web of Conferences Vol. 32.

Printed copies of the proceedings can be obtained from (e.westerhof 'at' differ.nl) at the cost of 50 Euro while supplies last.

The EC-18 workshop will be hosted by our Japanese colleagues in Nara from 2225 April 2014