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till 2023/07/28
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

New opportunities for SMEs! TamaTA-INNOV project offers funded and confidential measurements in different European light sources for SMEs. A new call is open till the end of July 2023.

INFN-SESAME Efficient Scientific Computing (ESC@SESAME) International School

till 2023/06/02
All-day event
Location: Allan, Jordan

A special edition of the INFN Efficient Scientific Computing International School on “Architectures, tools and methodologies for developing efficient large scale scientific computing applications” (ESC@SESAME) will be held at the Sergio Fubini Guest House of the SESAME synchrotron-light facility


till 2023/06/02
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: ESRF - Grenoble - France

The 11th International Workshop on Radiation Safety at Synchrotron Radiation Sources (RadSynch23) is being organised at the ESRF, Grenoble, France from 30 May-2 June 2023. The previous conferences were held at APS (2001), ESRF (2002), Spring8 (2004), CLS (2007), Elettra (2009), PAL (2011), NSLS (2013), DESY (2015), NSRRC (2017) and MAX IV (2019).

Beamline & Optics Modeling School (hybrid)

till 2023/06/01
All-day event
Location: Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and online

FELs of Europe Tutorial

Date: 2023/06/05
Registration closing date: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: European XFEL (Holzkoppel 4, 22869 Schenefeld) in seminar room E1.173 or via Zoom

Alexey Kimel (Radboud University): “Ultrafast magnetism – terra incognita beyond the conventional approximations”

Ultrafast X-ray Summer School (UXSS) 2023

till 2023/06/16
All-day event
Location: DESY, Hamburg, Germany

The Ultrafast X-ray Summer School (UXSS) 2023 will take place in-person at DESY in Hamburg, Germany, 12-16 June 2023. UXSS is an annual event jointly organized by the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) at DESY, Hamburg, Germany, the Stanford PULSE institute at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, USA and Paul Scherrer Institute … Read more Ultrafast X-ray Summer School (UXSS) 2023

Helmholtz Imaging Conference 2023  

till 2023/06/16
Registration closing date: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: DESY Hamburg

An exciting conference addressing scientists from all Helmholtz research fields who are conducting research on imaging or are applying imaging techniques as users. The conference program includes exciting keynotes and discussion rounds, scientific talks, poster session, and more.

8th European Crystallography School 2023

till 2023/06/24
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Berlin

ECS8, the 2023 European Crystallographic School is planned as an in presence event at the moment. The school will be held in Berlin, at the site of the BESSY II electron storage ring operated by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin. The focus of the 2023 School will be laid upon the various applications of X-ray crystallography of … Read more 8th European Crystallography School 2023

REIXS Soft X-ray Spectroscopy Workshop

till 2023/06/21
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: online event

The Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering Endstation (RIXS ES) on the REIXS beamline at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) specializes in photon-in/photon-out soft x-ray spectroscopy with a focus on material science. This virtual workshop will show how incorporating XES measurements into your material science research program can significantly improve your understanding of your materials over relying solely on XAS measurements. Registration period: March 17, 2023 – 12:00 until June 19, 2023 – 05:30

10th DEELS (Diagnostics Exerts of European Light Sources) workshop

till 2023/06/21
All-day event
Location: DESY, Hamburg, Germany

The goal of the workshop is to bring the diagnostics community together to discuss common problems, share new developments, and enhance synergies between different facilities. There is no registration fee. Accomodation and transportation costs shall be covered for each participant by their home institute.

SOLARIS Update Meeting

till 2023/06/22
All-day event
Location: Online via zoom

The conference “SOLARIS update meeting” will enable the exchange of knowledge and experience in scientific research using synchrotron radiation and will undoubtedly help ensure the highest world level of scientific research conducted at the synchrotron in Krakow.

BESSY@HZB User Meeting 2023

till 2023/06/23
All-day event
Location: Location: HZB and WISTA conference center, Berlin, Germany

This year’s User Meeting at BESSY will take place in summer and on site.

6th Annual Workshop on Advances in X-ray imaging

Date: 2023/06/22
Registration closing date: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Visitor Centre Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell Science & Innovation Campus Didcot OX11 0QX

This workshop is a collaboration between The University of Manchester at Harwell, 3Dmagination and the Collaborative Computational Project in Tomographic Imaging (CCPi) with the aim of bringing together scientists from different fields to discuss developments and applications of a variety of X-Ray imaging and complementary techniques, and to build international collaborations. The themes covered in this year’s workshop will be correlative imaging (diffraction coupled with tomography, neutrons, soft X-rays), 4D- in-situ experiments and machine learning. Registration closes at 12:00 (midday) (BST), Thursday 15 June 2023.


till 2023/07/07
All-day event
Location: Campinas-SP, Brazil

Registrations are open for the 41st edition of VUVX 2023 – International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics – co-organized by CNPEM and UNICAMP to be held from July 3rd to 7th, 2023 in Campinas-SP.

HZB International Summer Student Programme 2023

till 2023/08/25
All-day event
Location: HZB, Berlin, Germany

Each summer HZB offers 20 undergraduate students an eight-week summer student programme. International students can get the chance to work on their own research project in close cooperation with HZB scientists in the fields of Photon Science, Photovoltaics, Solar Cells/Catalysis, Electrochemical Energy Storage, Quantum and Functional Materials and Accelerator research


till 2023/07/07
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: EPN Campus Grenoble, France

The fourth edition of the PSB biennial Symposium will focus on ” Dynamics in Structural Biology”, and the aim of this meeting is to illustrate how big biological questions can be resolved in structural biology through the application of interdisciplinary methodological approaches, enhancing our understanding of the dynamic behaviour of macromolecules.

International Accelerator school 

till 2023/07/20
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Canadian Light Source (CLS), in collaboration with TRIUMF and CERN, is hosting in Saskatoon the IAS 2023 course with the theme of Superconducting Science and Technology for Particle Accelerators. The course program will cover lectures on superconductivity and its application to the main accelerator technologies, including RF, Magnets and other ancillary engineering systems. 


till 2023/07/21
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Campinas, Brazil

LNLS is currently working on the commissioning of the new synchrotron light source Sirius, and on the assembly and commissioning of its experimental stations, called beamlines. Hence, ERL2S program consists of classes on the properties of synchrotron light and fundamentals of the associated experimental techniques, seminars on the advanced characterization techniques that will be available on Sirius, in addition to offline experiments, data treatment classes, discussions with researchers and tutorials on the beamlines under commissioning or already in operation.

Pan American Light Sources for Agriculture (PALSA)  

till 2023/07/14
All-day event
Location: CHESS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

PALSA 2023 is the third installment of an international series jointly organized by CLS, LNLS, and CHESS to showcase applications, advances, and capabilities for applying state-of-the-art synchrotron-based tools to the most critical problems in fundamental and applied agricultural science.

Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy

till 2023/07/22
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Villa Monastero - Varenna, Lake Como, Italy

Global Challenges for Energy Sustainability – The World is engaged in the challenge of a rapid de-carbonization of its economy to try to control global warming. The main purpose of the School on Energy, jointly organised by the European and Italian Physical Societies, is to address how innovation in the energy sector and integration of … Read more Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy

The Sirius School for High School Teachers (ESPEM)

till 2023/07/21
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: CNPEM campus, in Campinas-SP, Brazil

The program includes lectures on the Sirius synchrotron light source, which gives the School its name, including an introduction to the science and technology of particle accelerators, the production of synchrotron light, and the interaction between light and matter and its applications. in different areas of science. Professors participate in visits to the facilities and are introduced to research and development at the National Laboratories ( LNLS , LNNano , LNBio , LNBR ), as well as the interdisciplinary higher education course in Science, Technology and Innovation ( Ilum ) at CNPEM.

X-ray Science Gordon Research Seminar

till 2023/07/23
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Stonehill College 320 Washington Street Easton, MA, United States

The X-Ray Science GRS provides a unique forum for young doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to present their work, discuss new methods, and cutting edge ideas, as well as to build collaborative relationships with their peers. The seminars are 2-day meetings which take place just prior to the start of the Conference. Applications are due by June 24, … Read more X-ray Science Gordon Research Seminar

X-ray Science Gordon Research Conference

till 2023/07/28
All-day event
Location: Stonehill College 320 Washington Street Easton, MA, United States

The X-Ray Science GRC is a premier, international scientific conference focused on advancing the frontiers of science through the presentation of cutting-edge and unpublished research, prioritizing time for discussion after each talk and fostering informal interactions among scientists of all career stages. Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 25, 2023. 

EBSA 2023 – Satellite meeting: Bioenergetics and Biological Thermodynamics

Date: 2023/07/31
Registration closing date: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Lecture hall at the Stockholm University campus adjacent to the Aula Magna, details to be announced

The Satellite meeting brings together scientists who are interested in discussing current developments in the field of “Bioenergetics and Biological Thermodynamics” and who like to interact in a workshop-like manner as an “add-on” to the session on the same topic within the EBSA main conference.


till 2023/08/03
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Campinas/SP, Brazil

he Workshop aims to promote an introduction to  scanning probe microscopy techniques , their different applications, as well as the state of the art technology in this area. The themes and presentations are organized by professionals from the Atomic Force Microscopy Laboratory (MFA) , from the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (LNNano) and by other CNPEM researchers and technicians and guests. The selection of participants will be announced individually by email from June 5, 2023

LBMS cryo-EM Training Workshop Series (2023-3)

Date: 2023/08/04
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY 11973 USA

This workshop will focus on practical aspects of cryo-EM techniques including but not limited to sample preparation, data collection, data processing, and model building. The training workshop will be open to 12 participants, selected based on their application materials.

25th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS)

till 2023/08/18
All-day event
Location: Mix of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source & High Flux Isotope Reactor, Argonne’s Advanced Photo Source, Hybrid and Virtual

The 25th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS) will take place from August 6-18, 2023, jointly conducted by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The main purpose of NXS is to educate graduate students in the use of major neutron and x-ray facilities. sources.


till 2023/08/09
All-day event
Location: CNPEM campus in Campinas-SP

Registrations with abstract submissions are until May 15.
Registrations are open for the 6th Brazil Interpore Chapter Conference on Porous Media, organized by LNLS/CNPEM. The Conference aims to attract students and professionals from areas related to applied mathematics, geology, and biology, among others. InterPore 2023 Brazil is an international conference that will bring together experts in transport phenomena in porous media fields to discuss the latest research and advances in the field.

CLS X-Ray Diffraction & Scattering School 2023

till 2023/08/18
Registration closing date: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: the University of Saskatchewan Campus, Canada

The school will be in-person and will have lectures, hands-on experiments at the beamlines and hands-on sessions for XRD, SAXS and Pair Distribution Function (PDF) data analysis. The school will cover several topics, including: X-Ray Diffraction, Rietveld Refinement, Pair Distribution Function, Small Angle X-Ray Scattering and in-situ experiments. Expressions of interest are until May 31st.

Q2XAFS 2023 | International Workshop on Improving Data Quality and Quantity in XAFS Spectroscopy

till 2023/08/18
Registration closing date: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Australian Synchrotron 800 Blackburn Road, Clayton VIC 3168

Q2XAFS is a symposium series bringing together experts in the field of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy to discuss aspects of the technique that affect data quality in XAFS experiments. Q2XAFS 2023 will provide a forum for discussions with the goal of reviewing international standards and protocols and developing revised recommendations for best practices when performing XAFS experiments.

Recent Advances in Crystallographic Fragment Screening

Date: 2023/08/21
Registration closing date: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Australian Synchrotron 800 Blackburn Road, Clayton VIC 3168

The Recent Advances in Crystallographic Fragment Screening Satellite Workshop will bring together research groups from all over the world who are active in the application and/or the development of crystallographic fragment screening. The community includes scientists from large-scale facilities (synchrotrons), method developers as well as researchers from academia and industry.

67th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on Future Light Sources

till 2023/09/01
All-day event
Location: Lucerne, Switzerland

The 67th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on Future Light Sources (FLS 2023) is open for registration and abstract submission. In the spirit of the FLS workshop series, FLS 2023 will bring together international scientists to exchange ideas and discuss best practices in accelerator based light sources, their new development trends and related key technologies.

12th International Beam Instrumentation Conference (IBIC)

till 2023/09/14
All-day event
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, TCU Place

The International Beam Instrumentation Conference (IBIC) is dedicated to exploring the physics and engineering challenges of beam diagnostic and measurement techniques for particle accelerators worldwide. The IBIC series was created by the merger of the biannual North American Beam Instrumentation Workshop (BIW) and the European Workshop on Diagnostics and Beam Instrumentation in Particle Accelerators (DIPAC).

SXR2023 – Principles of Functionality from Soft X-ray Spectroscopy

till 2023/09/15
All-day event
Location: Magnus-Haus, Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin-Mitte, Germany

Deadline approaching Scientific Organizing Committee invites your registration combined with abstract submissions for exclusively hot-topic oral presentations and poster contributions by April 15th at the latest. SXR2023 brings together young and experienced scientists to discuss recent scientific highlights, trends, and current advances with soft X-ray spectroscopy. Our goal is to further understanding on the atomic … Read more SXR2023 – Principles of Functionality from Soft X-ray Spectroscopy

FERMI Call For Proposals

till 2023/11/03
All-day event
Location: FERMI, Elettra, Trieste, Italy

The Fifteenth call for user experiments at the FERMI FEL-1 and FEL-2 free-electron laser facility, TeraFERMI, CITIUS and T-ReX laboratories, located at Elettra – Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A., is open until May 31st, 2023. TeraFERMI also accepts “off-line” proposals for material’s characterization with THz time domain spectroscopy in the linear regime. 

12th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design of Synchrotron Radiation Equipment and Instrumentation (MEDSI2023)

till 2023/11/10
All-day event
Location: Beijing, China

The High Energy Photon Source(HEPS), Institute of High Energy Physics is honored to announce that MEDSI2023 will take place in Beijing, China, from 6 to 10 November. The conference aims to enable collaboration on cutting-edge instrumentation and technology, as well as novel research and development, that drives the rapid advancement in the field of synchrotron … Read more 12th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design of Synchrotron Radiation Equipment and Instrumentation (MEDSI2023)

33rd LNLS Annual Users’ Meeting (RAU) 

till 2023/11/10
All-day event
Location: Sirius, located at CNPEM campus in Campinas-SP

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) will hold the 33th LNLS Annual Users’ Meeting (RAU) from 8-9 November and its satellite events from 7-10 November, 2023. 
The RAU meeting aims to gather researchers who use LNLS scientific instrumentation to perform cutting-edge experiments in areas such as Materials Science, Health and Pharmacology, Environmental Science  Energy, Biotechnology, X-ray Imaging, Oil and Gas, Chemistry, and others. The event will promote the exchange of experiences between users and debates on future facilities, which shall be in operation in the coming years.

Dresden Days on Magnetocalorics

till 2023/11/14
All-day event
Location: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, building 106, lecture hall (room 255)

With this workshop we will continue the series of Delft and Danish Days on Magnetocalorics. In addition to recent breakthroughs on magnetocaloric materials and devices, this workshop will cover related caloric effects, together with their counterparts for harvesting low grade waste heat.

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL) call for standard X-ray proposals

till 2024/03/31
All-day event
Location: SSRL, SLAC, California, USA

Next deadline for standard X-ray proposals at SSRL for beamtime beginning January/February, 2024 is August 1, 2023

Call for beamtime proposals – Diamond Light Source

till 2024/10/31
All-day event
Location: Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

The next submission for proposals for AP35 is open. Proposals must be submitted by Wednesday 27th September 2023 at 17:00hrs UTC+1/GMT+1. Diamond runs call for proposal every 6 months in the spring and the autumn, aiming for peer review meetings in May and October.

International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS) for 2024

till 2024/07/05
All-day event
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Save the dates! The 6th International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS) will be held from 1-5 July 2024 in person in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This event will bring together an international group of scientists, from universities, research organisations and industry, to discuss a broad range of issues related to the use of … Read more International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS) for 2024

14th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) 2024

till 2024/08/30
All-day event
Location: Hamburg (Germany)

The international Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) is a successful conference series continuing for nearly 40 years, organised by the community of worldwide synchrotron radiation (SR) and X-ray free electron laser (XFEL) facilities. The last conference in 2022 (postponed from 2021) was hosted by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) and the European XFEL from 28 March … Read more 14th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) 2024