Conferences and Meetings on X-rays, Synchrotron Radiation and Crystallography
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AfLS3 — The Third African Synchrotron Light Source Conference (AfLS3) : towards a brighter future
16 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020 • Kigali, Rwanda
SUM 2021 — 16th SOLEIL Users’ Meeting
21 Jan 2021 - 22 Jan 2021 • Gif-sur-Yvette, France
This invaluable forum for the synchrotron radiation users’ community will provide the opportunity to exchange and learn about the evolution of the machine and the beamlines. It will be also the occasion to share scientific, technical and practical issues about the synchrotron radiation use.
08 Feb 2021 - 10 Feb 2021 • Grenoble , France
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
The annual event dedicated to the ESRF user community: learn about, discuss and experience the science and cutting-edge research made with ESRF synchrotron light
HERCULES 2021 - European School
22 Feb 2021 - 26 Mar 2021 • Grenoble , France
This one month course, coordinated by the Université Grenoble Alpes, is designed to provide training for students, postdoctoral and senior scientists from European and non-European universities and laboratories, in the field of Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation for condensed matter studies (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Geosciences, Industrial applications). It includes lectures, practicals and tutorials, visits of Large Facilities and a poster session (each participant puts up a poster about her/his thesis or research topic for a day).
18 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 • San Diego, United States
American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
From practical education you can implement immediately into your practice to manageable networking opportunities with leaders in the profession, the ARRS Annual Meeting is designed by radiologists for radiologists, and you won’t get lost in the crowd. Join radiologists from around the world next spring to connect, learn, and advance.
Symposium CT03-Imaging Materials with X-Rays — Recent Advances with Synchrotron and Laboratory Sources
18 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 • Seattle, WA, United States
Materials Research Society (MRS)
The last decade has seen a tremendous evolution of x-ray imaging and microscopy. This has been driven by the rapid development of third and fourth generation x-ray facilities, as well as new laboratory sources and x-ray optics capable of producing beams routinely below 50 nm in size. The high penetrating power, extreme sensitivity of x-rays to strain and defects and the tunability of these new sources to access x-ray fluorescence of much of the periodic table has enabled in situ or operando studies of nano-scale properties materials. It is worth also emphasizing that small x-ray beams may also be used to induce an electrical current or light emission in the nano-object enabling enhanced scanning probe and photo excitation studies.Beyond a discussion of the methods which have been developed, and are still an object of active research (coherent diffraction imaging in forward or Bragg or full field imaging conditions, nano x-ray fluorescence imaging, micro-Laue diffraction …), this symposium aims to review the materials science issues that these new tools can help solving. The range of materials science topics and related applications is indeed very large: electronic and optoelectronic devices (including flexible devices), transport properties, photovoltaic applications, catalysis, energy harvesting and storage, and even structural materials.
X-Ray Imaging and Microscopy developments Coherent x-ray diffraction imaging Laue diffraction microscopy X-Ray fluorescence microscopy Full field diffraction x-ray microscopy Nano x-ray computed tomography Materials science utilizing the methods: Strain mapping and engineering Nanostructures (metals, oxides, semiconductors) In Situ or Operando studies Mechanical and transport properties Optoelectronic properties Bioinspired materials and biomimetics
ECHC 2021 — XXIX European Colloquium on Heterocyclic Chemistry
26 Apr 2021 - 29 Apr 2021 • Rouen, France
The ECHC is an open meeting dealing with all aspects of heterocyclic chemistry with international renown speakers and participants from academia and industry. The aim of the meeting is to present new results, stimulate interactions between academia and industry and create an atmosphere for establishing networks, useful also for young chemists. The scientific programme will include 11 plenary lectures, 11 invited lectures and many short oral communications selected from submitted abstracts, as well as poster communications.
The 3 following topics will be covered: Synthetic Methodology & Catalysis, Chemical Biology & Medicinal chemistry, Material Sciences
10th HeCrA meeting — 10th International Conference of the Hellenic Crystallographic Association
14 May 2021 - 16 May 2021 • Athens, Greece
The conference is co-organized by HeCrA and the National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos".
The aim of this meeting is to promote and support research and education in the fields of crystallography and structure in Greece. During this forthcoming conference we are planning to have plenaries and workshops accompanying the scientific sessions. In addition to X- ray protein crystallography, the scientific sessions are dedicated to CryoEM, X-FEL, NMR, spectroscopic methods and other related techniques for the study of small molecules, materials and biological macromolecules, and structural bioinformatics, emphasizing the progress of structural sciences in recent years.
IPAC21 — 12th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC21)
23 May 2021 - 28 May 2021 • Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
IPAC is the main international event for the particle accelerator community. Over 1200 scientists, engineers, and students from around the world are presented with the most recent results on research and development in particle accelerators, particle colliders, synchrotron light sources,free electron lasers, and associated instrumentation. The event also receives around 100 industry exhibits on related equipment and products.
ECS 6 — Sixth European Crystallographic School
04 Jun 2021 - 10 Jun 2021 • Budapest, Hungary
European Crystallographic Association and International Union of Crystallography
Most eminent international scientists have accepted the invitation to travel to Budapest and teach at the school. Excellent Hungarian scientists complete the team being all together two dozens of teachers covering the wide field of crystallography. We welcome participants: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, postdocs, young scientists and professionals from the fields of chemistry, biology, solid state sciences who are seeking to participate on an intensive course in crystallography. Theoretical and practical lectures, hands-on tutorials, laboratory practices are planned. Poster sessions will be organised to students to present their results. The school will be useful in further academic development of the participants offering a training for new generations of crystallographers.
SXNS16 — 16th International Conference on Surface X-ray and Neutron Scattering
14 Jun 2021 - 18 Jun 2021 • Lund, Sweden
The conference is co-organized by the European Spallation Source and MAX IV Laboratory and supported by the Lund Institute of Advanced Neutron and X-ray Science (LINXS).
The conference will emphasize novel techniques for surface x-ray and neutron scattering including instrumentation and source development. Topics will include in-situ and in-operando surface studies, nanostructured surfaces and interfaces, surface and interfaces in soft matter, biological interfaces, emergent interfacial materials, and dynamics of surfaces, interfaces and nanostructures.
EPDIC17 — The European Powder Diffraction Conference
15 Jun 2021 - 18 Jun 2021 • Šibenik, Croatia
Croatian Association of Crystallographers
The European Powder Diffraction Conference, EPDIC, is a biennial conference dedicated to all aspects of the analysis of polycrystalline materials by diffraction methods. Each EPDIC has the aim to highlight the latest developments in powder diffraction including methodology, data analysis and instrumental advances. EPDICs traditionally bring together the scientists from institutes, universities and instrumentation companies to discuss the progress in academic and industrial research related to powder diffraction.
Gordon Research Seminar — Crystal Growth and Assembly
19 Jun 2021 - 20 Jun 2021 • Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, United States
Gordon Research Conference — Crystal Growth and Assembly
20 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 • Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, United States
AFC 2021 — Congress of the French Association of Crystallography
29 Jun 2021 - 02 Jul 2021 • Grenoble, France
AFC 2021, ce seront 16 sessions autour des groupes thématiques – biologie, chimie, physique – et des axes transverses – croissance cristalline, enseignement et médiation, grands instruments – de l’AFC ainsi que les sciences de la Terre et toutes les interfaces entre ces disciplines. Trois conférences plénières, des ateliers, des sessions posters, des plages de rencontres avec les exposants, une conférence grand public, quelques surprises ainsi qu’un dîner de gala sur les hauteurs du fort de la Bastille sont également prévus. Ce congrès de l’AFC sera aussi l’occasion de la remise du premier prix «André Guinier», des prix de thèse et de la tenue de l’assemblée générale. Venez nombreux partager vos dernières idées et résultats pendant ce temps fort de notre communauté et participer activement à la vie de votre association !
Gordon Research Seminar — X-Ray Science
24 Jul 2021 - 25 Jul 2021 • Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States
Gordon Research Conference — X-Ray Science
25 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021 • Stonehill College, Easton, MA, United States
30 Jul 2021 - 04 Aug 2021 • Baltimore, United States
American Crystallographic Association, Inc. (ACA)
25th IUCr congress satellite — IUCr2021 Computing School
09 Aug 2021 - 14 Aug 2021 • Nové Hrady, Czech Republic
The Computing School will cover aspects that are relevant to all fields of crystallographic computing. As the main topic we will focus on the determination and the use of eigenvectors and eigenvalues and their applications in the different fields of crystallography. Applications range from the well known principal component analysis and other statistical and machine learning techniques to modelling using Markov processes, or optimization of functions. Fields such as image processing, information theory, and crystallography make use of these in many of its most fundamental methods. It impacts directly macromolecular crystallography in both phasing and refinement aspects. In small molecule crystallography and materials science research, it allows the understanding of very fundamental physical properties of matter. In this school, our aim is to learn and teach about this general topic from the computing aspect of the fundamentals, but also the computing tools and the data.
25th IUCr congress satellite — School on SAXS/SANS and BioSAXS/BioSANS data analysis
11 Aug 2021 - 13 Aug 2021 • Kutná Hora, Prague, Czech Republic
The school is intended to provide participants with brief theoretical background of small-angle scattering theory, followed by introduction to application of SAXS (and SANS) in Biological field (protein SAXS/SANS) and materials SAXS/SANS fields. Majority of the time will be in parallel sessions where lecturers will demonstrate examples of analysis of typical cases using standard commonly used software packages. Participants will be encouraged to follow instructors on their own computers. This course is intended for students and young scientists attending IUCr meeting.
25th IUCr congress satellite — Electron Crystallography School - 3D Electron Diffraction/MicroED Bridging Small Molecule and Macromolecular Crystallography
11 Aug 2021 - 14 Aug 2021 • Tabor, Czech Republic
School on 3D electron diffraction/MicroED techniques and how to apply them for structure determination of nano/microcrystals too small for X-ray diffraction. The topics will cover inorganic compounds, pharmaceutics and proteins. It includes both lectures and practical sessions.
25th IUCr congress satellite — TOPAS Intensive Course
12 Aug 2021 - 14 Aug 2021 • Prague, Czech Republic
We are pleased to announce a TOPAS Intensive Course with hands-on training. The primary topic of this course is to teach participants the operation of TOPAS in Lauch Mode operation (scripting mode) for structure determination and refinement using both Bragg diffraction as well as PDF data. The course is open to all applicants interested into the structure analysis capabilities of TOPAS.
25th IUCr Congress — 25th General Assembly and Congress of the International Union of Crystallography
14 Aug 2021 - 22 Aug 2021 • Prague, Czech Republic
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
ECM33 — 33rd European Crystallographic Meeting
24 Aug 2021 - 28 Aug 2021 • Versailles , France
RIXS-REXS 2020: Workshop on Resonant Elastic and Inelastic X-ray Scattering 2020
25 Aug 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 • Port Jefferson, NY, United States
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
This workshop will bring together researchers studying quantum materials, magnetism, electronic order and excitations using advanced resonant x-ray scattering methods and related theoretical techniques. Materials of interest include transition metal oxides, cuprates, iron-based superconductors, rare-earth systems, strong spin-orbit coupled systems and heterostructures.
XTOP2020 — 15th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction and Imaging
12 Sep 2021 - 17 Sep 2021 • Minsk, Belarus
Atomicus OOO, Minsk, Belarus | Institute of Nuclear Problems, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus | International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
XTOP 2020 – the 15th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction and Imaging – will take place in Minsk, Belarus, from 12th to 17th September 2021. XTOP is focused on various aspects of X-ray research, covering such fields as X-ray diffractometry, reflectometry, small angle X-ray scattering, stress and strain analysis, and different imaging techniques. The conference provides a scientific platform for researchers and engineers that helps to discover new developments in X-ray instrumentation, measurement techniques, analysis, and applications. Special attention is paid to the presentation of such up-to-date research area as experiments at synchrotrons and XFELs. Besides, XTOP demonstrates introduction of state-of-the-art approaches to analysis like artificial intelligence to solve the most challenging problems. For this purpose, the conference gathers outstanding experts worldwide for giving presentations.
COHERENCE 2021 — International Conference on Phase Retrieval and Coherent Scattering
13 Sep 2021 - 16 Sep 2021 • Shanghai, China
The International Conference on Phase Retrieval and Coherent Scattering is the top meeting on coherent scattering methodology. It focuses on the latest developments and prospects of coherent scattering methods and phase retrieval algorithms for X-ray, EUV, electron, laser and beyond, aiming at high-resolution structure determination and dynamic analysis of matters. The conference first took place at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 2001 and traditionally held in a waterside location every two years.
SAS 2021 — XVIII International Small-Angle Scattering Conference
13 Sep 2021 - 18 Sep 2021 • Campinas, Brazil
By 2021, the construction of the Brazilian 4th generation synchrotron light source, SIRIUS, will be concluded and the renewed small-angle scattering capabilities will be in their first years of operation. The XVIII International Small Angle Scattering Conference in 2021 will thus offer a timely opportunity to promote opportune and strong scientific interactions with worldwide researchers, expert in small-angle scattering.
ICG2021 — Italian Crystal Growth - Crystal Growth: From Theory to Application
16 Dec 2021 - 17 Dec 2021 • Turin, Italy
The aim of the Conference is to promote the meeting of researchers coming from public centers and industries to discuss problems related to the nucleation and growth of crystalline materials in natural, laboratory and industry environment. The Conference is open to subjects working in both experimental and theoretical fields concerning the crystal growth.
Fundamentals of nucleation and crystal growth: theory, modeling and experiments Epitaxy of inorganic materials: fundamentals and applications Organic based materials Crystallization for the industry Crystal growth in biology Crystal growth for environment and health
Third Pan African Conference on Crystallography
17 Jan 2022 - 22 Jan 2022 • Nairobi, Kenya
Gordon Research Seminar — Crystal Engineering
18 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022 • Newry, United States
Gordon Research Conference — Crystal Engineering
19 Jun 2022 - 24 Jun 2022 • Newry, United States
Gordon Research Seminar — Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology
23 Jul 2022 - 24 Jul 2022 • Bates College, Lewiston, United States
Gordon Research Conference — Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology
24 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022 • Bates College, Lewiston, United States
29 Jul 2022 - 03 Aug 2022 • Portland, United States
American Crystallographic Association, Inc. (ACA)
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Last updated: 09 October 2020