Neutronsources | user meeting en-us Copyright (C) Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting 31.07.2017 - 04. 08.2017 - The Executive Committees for the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences CNMS and SNSHFIR User Groups are pleased to announce the 2017 Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting to be held August 1-2, 2017, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory ORNL, with topical Workshops and Tutorials held July 31 and August 3-4. This meeting will highlight the research achievements and interests of CNMS, SNS, and HFIR users, staff and the broader nanoscience and neutron scattering communities. Registration will open April 17 and is required by July 17.Plenary addresses will be given by: Martha Greenblatt, Distinguished Professor and Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University Sanat Kumar, Bykhovsky Professor of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University Andrew Minor, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley and Director, National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Karen Winey, Professor and TowerBrook Foundation Faculty Fellow of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania Hans Christen, Director, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, ORNL Alan Tennant, Chief Scientist, Neutron Sciences Directorate, ORNL, and Director UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Neutron SciencesConfirmed invited speakers include: Rick Archibald ORNL Dipanshu Bansal ORNL Joseph Curtis National Institute for Standards and Technology Michael Filler Georgia Tech Edwin Fohtung New Mexico State University Alannah Hallas McMaster University Jacob Jones North Carolina State University Lincoln Lauhon Northwestern University Fankang Li ORNL Tim Long Virginia Tech Diana Mitrea St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Jennifer Rupp Massachusetts Institute of Technology Andrew Stack ORNL Natalie Stingelin Georgia Tech Hanno zur Loye University of South CarolinaContributed oral and poster presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts. Abstract submission will open April 17. Please see the Call for Abstracts for details and submission information.The 2017 Joint User Meeting will also feature: Complete information on how to become a user. User Proposal Planning Ample opportunity to meet with facility staff and other researchers to discuss and plan for submission of user proposals. User Group Town-Hall Meetings with the CNMS UEC and SHUG will provide opportunities for the user community at-large to provide additional input on facility operations that affect users. Panel Discussions: To provide a forum for facilitating feedback between the user community and staff in research support areas such as sample environment and data analysisvisualization. User Research Posters and Best Student Poster Competition: Current facility users and prospective users will have an opportunity to present results of their research and share their experiences at the user facilities. The Poster Session on Tuesday August 1 will provide a great opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to present and discuss their research with colleagues. Graduate students will also be eligible to compete for Best Student Poster Presentation. Topical Workshops Providing deep dives into a range of topics: Workshop 1: Synthesis and Collective Phenomena in 2D Layered Materials July 31 Organized by Kai Xiao CNMS, Travis Williams SNS, and David Mandrus University of Tennessee Workshop 2: Active Matter July 31 Organized by Miguel Fuentes-Cabrera CNMS and Bobby Sumpter CNMS Workshop 3: TBD July 31 Workshop 4: TBD July 31 Workshop 5: Materials Informatics Accelerating Discovery of New Materials and Concepts from Nano-to-Meso-to-Macro Scales August 3 Organized by Panchapakesan Ganesh CNMS Workshop 6: Live Lab Demo and Tutorial on Atom Probe Tomography and Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy August 3 Organized by Jonathan Poplawsky CNMS and Juan-Carlos Idrobo CNMS Workshop 7: TBD July 31 Workshop 8: TBD July 31 LANSCE User Group Meeting 02.11.2015 - 03. 11.2015 - The purpose of the meeting is to hear your input on the capabilities you need from LANSCE over the next 5 years. Presenters will give overviews of the current status of LANSCE, the needs of the scientific community, and the future of LANSCE on the path to MaRIE. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions that cover the principle areas of research at LANSCE imaging, materials science, industrial applications, and fundamental nuclear and particle physics with poster sessions, as well as the status of the User Group and User Group business. Registration is now open Deadline: October 20th, 2015 SNS and HFIR Users Meeting at ORNL 26.10.2015 - 27. 10.2015 - The aims of this meeting are to bring together current and potential neutron users to discuss recent scientific results utilizing neutrons and to strengthen the representation of the needs of the neutron user community. This meeting will emphasize current and emerging research trends that will influence the development of new neutron facilities, specifically the Second Target Station at ORNL. This Users Meeting will highlight a broad range of scientific areas utilizing neutrons, including recent advances in sample environments and data analysis and modeling. We encourage all users to get involved in this important meeting, and help shape the future of neutron science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. MLZ User Meeting 2015 23.02.2015 - 24. 02.2015 - On February 23rd and 24th the MLZ User Meeting 2015 focussing on future perspectives of neutron science will take place. We would like to discuss the expected evolution in the major fields of science, where neutrons play an important role within the community. The goal of this meeting will be to create a science roadmap becoming a guide for future methods and instrument development at MLZ. This workshop will be very important because it will set the scene for our instrumentation development efforts.The meeting will feature scientific presentations of keynote speakers that shall elucidate perspectives on their field for the coming decade and relate them to specific needs on the method side. In cooperation with the MLZ Science Groups, four plenary speakers in the fields of soft matter and biology, quantum phenomena and magnetism, structure research in chemistry and energy, and material science are invited. Their talks lay the basis for an in depth discussion on the future development of the respective fields. MLZ users are warmly invited to contribute to these discussions and to present their work in a poster session.The MLZ User Meeting 2015 will take place at the Commundo Tagungshotel, Ismaning near Munich and last two half days to allow the attendees to arrive on Monday morning at Ismaning and head back home on Tuesday afternoon. MLZ covers subsistence and accommodation at the Commundo Hotel for external users.Please complete the registration form first before submitting your abstractPlenary Talks by: Winfried Petry Munich, Germany Peter Boeni Munich, Germany Hartmut Abele Vienna, Austria Olwyn Byron Glasgow, United KingdomInvited Talks by:Soft Matter Biology Leighton Coates Oak Ridge, USA Tommy Nylander Lund, Sweden Walter Richtering Aachen, Germany Peter Schurtenberger Lund, SwedenQuantum Phenomena Magnetism Bernhard Keimer Stuttgart, Germany Bella Lake Berlin, Germany Christian Pfleiderer Munich, Germany Christian Regg Villigen, Switzerland Kristiaan Temst Leuven, BelgiumStructural Research in Chemistry and Energy Richard Dronskowski Aachen, Germany Helmut Ehrenberg Karlsruhe, Germany Andreas Magerl Erlangen, Germany Werner Paulus Montpellier, FranceMaterial Science Eberhard Lehmann Villigen, Switzerland Andreas Meyer Cologne, Germany Andreas Schreyer Geesthacht, Germany Pavel Strunz Rez, Czech Republic Industry Advisory Board and Facility Industry Office Meeting 19.11.2014 - 21. 11.2014 - The second joint Industry Advisory Board and Facility Industry Office Meeting will be held on 19-21 November 12 noon to 12 noon, in Athens, Greece.CALIPSO and NMI3 are currently preparing a first draft agenda for the meeting, which will be circulated soon.This second meeting will be aimed at looking deeper at how to exploit additional ways for industry and the facilities to work together, probably structured around breakout sessions on specific topics, such as legal frameworks and application of standards. European User Office Meeting 03.11.2014 - 04. 11.2014 - User Offices play a key role in large scale synchrotron, FEL and neutron facilities. Lately, European projects like PaNData, Calipso, NMI3 or EuroFEL between such facilities seems to point towards the harmonization of workflows, software or procedures employed by User Offices. However, each facility has its own national constrains.The present meeting is a first discussion forum of European User Offices. It was initially proposed after some discussions during European projects meetings like PaNData and it will become an opportunity to know each facility workflows and achievements as well as common worries and future developments. NMI3 general assembly 24.09.2014 - 26. 09.2014 - _24.09.2014_The first day will be dedicated to parallel WP meetings. If you wish to hold your WP meeting in Zaragoza, please inform us ASAP, so that the meeting rooms can be booked._25-26.09.2014_The General Assembly itself will be held on 25-26 September._Programme_Further information will soon be available._Venue_Sala De GradosFacultad de Ciencias A Fsicas San Francisco Campus,University of ZaragozaC Pedro Cerbuna 1250009Spain 2014 Annual Meeting of the ACA 24.05.2014 - 28. 05.2014 - You are cordially invited to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting of the ACA to be held in Albuquerque, NM. Workshops, scientific and poster sessions, as well as the Exhibit Show will be housed in the Albuquerque Convention A block of rooms has been secured at the Hyatt Regency:http:www.amercrystalassn.org2014-accommdations.Abstract Submission: February 7, 2014 2014 UK Neutron and Muon Users Meeting NMUM 10.04.2014 - 11. 04.2014 - NMUM is an opportunity for UK neutron and muon users to get together to hear about the latest neutron and muon science, ISIS and ILL facility developments, and other matters that affect you, and to discuss and provide feedback on these matters.Programme and online registration will be available shortly. ESS: An Opportunity for French Organisations and Companies 07.02.2014 - The European Spallation Source ESS - the future world-leading neutron source, which is being built in Sweden and Denmark - is getting ready for construction. France has been a strong supporter of this project from the very beginning and has significantly contributed to the pre-construction phase and to the Technical Design Report. ESS is a greenfield European project and will rely on the expertise and know-how of French institutes and industry to be successful. In advance of the ESS breaking ground in mid 2014, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research M.E.S.R. and the European Spallation Source will present the status of the project, the collaboration possibilities for French organisations, in addition to business opportunities for French companies. The European Spallation Source ESS: An Opportunity for German Organisations and Companies 22.01.2014 - he European Spallation Source ESS - the future world-leading neutron source, which is being built in Sweden and Denmark - is getting ready for construction. Germany has been a strong supporter of this project from the very beginning and has significantly contributed to the pre-construction phase and to the Technical Design Report. ESS is a greenfield European project and will rely on the expertise and know-how of German institutes and industry to be successful. In advance of the ESS breaking ground in mid 2014, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF and the European Spallation Source will present the status of the project, the collaboration possibilities for German organisations, in addition to business opportunities for German companies. German partner organisations, including Research Center Jlich FZJ, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron DESY, GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, Helmholtz Center Geesthacht HZG, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology KIT, FRM II the Neutron Reactor Heinz Maier Leibnitz in Munich and the Committee for Neutron Research the representation of the German Universities working in the Neutron Research area will present areas of competence, which are relevant for building the ESS accelerator, target station, and scientific instruments. Neutron Scattering X-Ray Studies for the Advancement of Materials 02.12.2013 - 06. 12.2013 - Modern and upcoming neutron- and synchrotron radiation facilities bear the potential of novel characterization and analysis methods for the un-precedented understanding of materials as they have been developed very recently or will show up in the future.The Topic Symposium builds on the success at Thermec2011 in Qubec seeking contributions from the following list, relevant to applied or fundamental materials analysis: novel and potential instrumentation, including sources, beamlines and devices, and their pioneering applications to materials novelties from synchrotron, free-electron-laser, energy-recovery linac, nuclear reactor and spallation sources emerging techniques, such as comprehensive data analysis into multiple dimensions exotic methods, such as coherent beam scattering, nuclear resonance, correlations spectroscopy inelastic scattering emerging into applied materials time resolved investigations on all scales, according to the forefront in the field pump-probe and relaxation processes in-situ studies on materials to increase productivity or to obtain information under extreme conditions high resolution in space and reciprocal space combination of methods such as imaging, diffraction, microscopy, electron diffraction applications to exotic materials, such as amorphous, nano-crystalline, disordered or unstable structures state-of-the-art applications in engineering and materials modeling, supported by such as strain scanning and texture analysis 41st ENSA meeting 05.11.2013 - 06. 11.2013 - Members of the European Neutron Scattering Association ENSA will meet in November 5-6 in Zaragoza, Spain. November 5: meeting from 16h00 to 20h00 November 6: meeting from 8h00 to 12h00 JUMP13: Third Joint Users Meeting PSI 18.09.2013 - 20. 09.2013 - The Paul Scherrer Institute runs three major user facilities for condensed matter research on one campus: The Swiss Light Source SLS:http:www.psi.chsls, the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source SINQ:http:www.psi.chsinq and the Swiss Muon Source aim of the Joint Users Meetings PSI is to bring together the three user communities and to generate new synergies among the scientists driven by common scientific rather than technical interests.JUMP 13 is a users for users meeting. Organizers of the meeting are and its Users Association JUSAP:http:www.psi.chuserofficeusers-association.The meeting will consist of a plenary session with nvited lectures as well as information about PSI and its user facilities on the first day. The second day is reserved for topical parallel workshops of a half or one day duration. Poster sessions, a tour of the PSI user facilities and the award of the third PSI thesis medal accomplish the program. Structural Dynamics and Dynamical Structures, A Symposium in honour of Joe Zaccais Career 03.10.2012 - 05. 10.2012 - The meeting Structural Dynamics and Dynamical Structures will focus on the future challenges for neutron techniques to answer the questions raised by molecular and cell biology. It will be a tribute to the work of Joe Zaccai who has pioneered the use of neutron diffraction and spectroscopy for the study of the structure and dynamics of biological systems, covering the range from small biomolecules to entire cells. Science Scientists at ESS meeting 19.04.2012 - 20. 04.2012 - The European Spallation Source is growing at a very rapid pace with the ambitious aim to produce the worlds brightest neutron beams for science by the end of this decade. This aim is achievable by the hard work of the scientific community that has the ideas and the creativity to take advantage of ESSs unique capabilities.At the Science and Scientists meeting in Berlin, co-organized by ESS and Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, you will hear about the progress on this ambitious project. We will discuss the scientific and technical challenges that neutron science faces.The meeting aims to facilitate interactions between ESS and the broad scientific community on the scientific programme and instrumentation that ESS and its partners will build for Europe. The community involvement ensures identifying and selecting the instrumentation serving future scientific needs best.Your participation, as a user of neutron facilities, is required and important in forging the future of neutron science in Europe together. JUMP 11: Joint Users Meeting at PSI 2011 15.09.2011 - 16. 09.2011 - The aim of the Joint Users Meetings PSI is to bring together the three user communities and to generate new synergies among the scientists driven by common scientific rather than technical interests. Science and Scientists ESS: satellite meeting to the ECNS 22.07.2011 - 23. 07.2011 - The European Conference on Neutron Scattering July 17-22,2011 in Prague, entitled Science and Scientists ESS, will be held inPrague on 22-23 July 2011. UCANS-II Meeting 05.07.2011 - 08. 07.2011 - Topics will include: accelerator beam optics target radiation damage heat removal moderator neutronics optics devices detectors innovative instrumentation emerging science and novel applications relevant to long-pulse andor medium-flux neutron sources SyNeW 2011 22.06.2011 - SyNeW 2011 brings together Belgian and Dutch users of synchrotron and neutron radiation large-scale facilities following the tradition set by the workshops 2006 in The Hague and 2009 in Brussels. It is a one day meeting giving an overview of the latest scientific results and most recent trends and developments at the national and European levels. SANS-YuMO 27.05.2011 - 30. 05.2011 - The SANS-YuMO User Meeting is devoted to the 75-th anniversary of Professor Yuriy Mechislavovich Ostanevich 1936-1992, an outstanding physicist in neutron physics and the founder of the small angle neutron scattering spectrometer and group at JINR Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics. NSBPNSHP annual meeting: Neutron scattering is a valuable technique that has relevance across the science spectrum 28.12.2009 - The aim is to increase awareness within the diverse science community of physicists in the United States of the potential applications of neutron scattering. Please join us in this exciting scientific gathering. JUM at P 09 12.10.2009 - 13. 10.2009 - The aim of this Joint Users Meeting is to bring together the three user communities and to generate synergies among the users driven by science rather than methods.The meeting will consist of a plenary session, poster sessions and parallel scientific symposia on the following topics: Colloids and soft condensed matter Correlated electron systems Materials for environment and energy Imaging of biological and technical materials Advanced techniques at PSI large facilities Gen 2 structure LANSCE User Group Meeting 30.09.2009 - 01. 10.2009 - The two-day meeting will feature a technical program of interest to researchers in materials science, condensed matter physics, neutron and nuclear science, radiation effects, accelerator physics and applications, and related areas. The agenda includes plenary talks, user science talks and posters, parallel sessions on focus topics, the LANSCE User Group business meeting, collaboration meetings, and interactive discussions on the user facility capabilities and future plans. Neutrons in Biology 2009 22.06.2009 - 24. 06.2009 - As the trend towards interdisciplinarity widens for the study of biological systems, neutron scattering approaches are becoming an increasingly important part of the powerful array of techniques that are needed to study these systems in a genuinely integrated way. The programme of the meeting will cover biological problems that are currently being addressed by different neutron scattering techniques as well as those where there is the potential to do so in the future. A conscious effort will therefore be made to involve researchers whose activities currently do not exploit these methods. The meeting is organized by Physical Chemistry, Lund University and scientists associated with neutron facilities around Europe. User Meeting FRM II 25.05.2009 - This will be the second FRM II User Meeting since FRM II has started operation. Like the previous one the meeting will provide informations concerning the instruments and experimental possibilities. Moreover, scientific results will be presented by oral and poster sessions, which have been obtained since the first user meeting in Oct. 2007. Polymers and Neutron scattering meeting 14.09.2008 - 15. 09.2008 - This will be primarily a scientific meeting, reviewing recent progress in Polymers Neutron scattering, but it will also celebrate Dame Julias numerous contributions to the field. An evening reception will take place at the Polish club Ognisko on Sep 14 2008. 50 years of neutron research in Berlin 14.07.2008 - 15. 07.2008 - The programme will include: Presentations on the past and the future of neutron research in Berlin Scientific talks on current trends in neutron science by Andrew Taylor ISIS Kazu Kakurai JAEA and other renowned researchers Poster session presenting research of younger researchers working with neutrons First user meeting at the FRM II 30.10.2007 - After 2.5 years of routine operation, the FRM II invites for the first user meeting on Tuesday 30. October 2007. On a one day meeting we will present an overview of possibilities at the existing instruments and give an outlook to the near future. User are asked to present recent results of experiments performed at the FRM II. Both, oral and poster presentations are welcome. ISIS Molecular Spectroscopy User Group Meeting 2007 19.10.2007 - The ISIS Molecular Science Group would like to invite you to the 2007 Molecular Spectroscopy User Group Meeting to be held at The Coseners House, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK on Friday 19th October 2007.The meeting will provide the ISIS user community with the latest developments and future plans for the instrumentation at ISIS in both TS1 and TS2. Instrument reports on IRIS, OSIRIS, FIRES, TOSCA, VESUVIO and INES will be presented, including the plans for polarised neutrons. Recent developments in the areas of sample environment, support laboratory facilities, operations and computing will also be addressed. The meeting also serves as a good opportunity for PhD students, post-docs and researchers to present their latest results in an informal setting. The scientific session will be followed by a User Group discussion which will allow users to voice any current needs and discuss future potential projects that may be explored. ORNL Users Week 08.10.2007 - 11. 10.2007 - This meeting focuses on the scientific resources of four ORNL userfacilities: High Flux Isotope Reactor, Spallation Neutron Source, Centerfor Nanophase Materials Sciences, and the Shared Research Equipment program. This is an opportunity for speakers and attendees to provide an input to our future direction and capabilities. SINQ Users Meeting 26.06.2007 - The users meeting will consist of one session afternoon with oral presentations, which will NOT overlap with plenary ECNS sessions.In conjunction with the ECNS program committee some abstracts submitted to ECNS and containing SINQ results will be selected for oral presentations at the SINQ users meeting. 14th BENSC Users Meeting 23.05.2007 - 24. 05.2007 - Student Opportunities at Argonnes 2007 Users Week 07.05.2007 - 12. 05.2007 - Students may choose to have their poster abstract considered for conversion to an invited 15-minute talk during the plenary session on Monday, May 7. Those selected as speakers will also receive free registration for the meeting. Note, however, that these abstracts will be withdrawn from the student poster prize competion. ISIS Excitations User Group Meeting 02.08.2006 - We will present the current progress on the Merlin and Let spectrometers, provide news on future projects such as advanced magnets for neutron scattering, polarised neutrons at ISIS and eXess, an instrument for extreme sample environments proposed for the ISIS Second Target Station. A discussion session will allow current user needs to be discussed and future potential projects to be explored.The meeting is open to all and we encourage you to present your current research with posters that will be displayed during both meetings. A prize will be awarded for the best poster presented at the meetings. IPNS User Meeting 01.05.2006 - 05. 05.2006 - In addition to other users of the IPNS, you can meet users and staff of the Advanced Photon Source APS, Center for Nanoscale Materials CNM, and Electron Microscopy Center EMC. 13TH BENSC USERS MEETING 22.10.2005 - 23. 10.2005 - 13TH BENSC USERS MEETING Neutron Scattering from Biological Systems 13.12.2004 - 14. 12.2004 - In this meeting we aim to give a broad overview of the contribution ofneutrons to biology, with particular emphasis on neutron proteincrystallography, neutron fibre diffraction, small-angle scattering andreflectometry from systems such as enzymes, amyloids, membranes, proteins absorbed on surfaces, drug delivery vehicles, biosensors and many more. These topics will be introduced by a series of invited and contributing speakers and by a poster session, but there will also be ample time for an open discussion about the present and future of neutron techniques and facilities. In particular, we will explore the opportunities for neutron scattering experiments in biology at existing and future neutron sources, such as the ISIS Second Target Station. We expect a stimulating discussion on these topics to continue over our traditional Christmas Dinner. The levelof the presentations will be suitable for beginners and expert alike. The meeting will start at 1:30 PM on December 13, 2004 and end at 12:30 PM on December 14, 2004. 12th Bensc Users Meeting 14.05.2004 - 15. 05.2004 - In addition to the talks and poster sessions on Friday, 14 May, a presentation of our projects at BESSY and a guided tour through BESSY on Saturday, 15 May. 7th SINQ Users Meeting 27.01.2004 - The scope of the meeting is to inform the users about recent progress and developments around SINQ, to give them the opportunity to present their results and to exchange their ideas within the SINQ community. A poster session is not foreseen, instead it is planned to give as many users as possible the opportunity to report on their work in talks oftypically 15 minutes in the parallel afternoon sessions. We especiallyencourage young scientists to participate and to present the outcome oftheir research. NX School Alumni session at the APS Users Meeting 29.04.2003 - 01. 05.2003 - The 12th Advanced Photon Source Users Meeting will be held April 29-May 1, 2003. As part of this years user meeting, one half-day workshop session will be devoted to talks from alumni of the National School for Neutron and X-ray Scattering NX School that has been held the past four summers at Argonne National Laboratory. This session will be held on Tuesday afternoon, April 29. Immediately following the workshop there will be a combined reception and poster session. ILL-ESRF Grenoble meeting on New Materials 01.08.2002 - 03. 08.2002 - The full programme, abstracts and participant list for the ILL-ESRF Grenoble meeting 1-3 August are now posted on: http:www.ill.frdifiucrindex.html 7th ESS General Meeting 26.09.2001 - 29. 09.2001 - The 7th ESS General Meeting will be held in Seggau, Austria, from 26-29 September 2001. 5th LANSCE User Group LUG Meeting 12.08.2001 - 14. 08.2001 - The Fifth LANSCE User Group LUG Meeting will be held at LANSCE on August 12-14, 2001. The goal of this meeting is to promote interactions between fields that rely on neutron science. This meeting is organized by the LANSCE User Group Executive Committee. Crystal Chemistry of Materials and Soft Matter using Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation 01.08.2001 - 04. 08.2001 - The International Union of Crystallography, in full agreement with the IUCr-2002 Programme Committee, have formally accepted the ILL-ESRF proposal to organise a satellite meeting in Grenoble August 1-4 2002 on Crystal Chemistry of Materials and Soft Matter using Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation. ACA 21.07.2001 - 26. 07.2001 - Neutron Scattering and Materials Modelling 19.04.2000 - 20. 04.2000 - The Institute of Physics are running the above two day event at the University of Salford in April 2000.