Call for proposals for LNLS Manaca beamline


till 2020/09/30

Location: Campinas, Brazil

CALIPSOplus access for SMEs


till 2020/12/21

Location: Various European Facilities

Till 21st December 2020, small and medium companies can ask for funded beamtime in different European light sources thanks to EU CALIPSOplus project. Cerdanyola del Vallès, 7th September, 2020. The European project CALIPSOplus brings together 19 partners offering access to 14 synchrotrons and 8 FELs in Europe and the Middle East. In particular, the project is funding industry (SMEs) … Read more CALIPSOplus access for SMEs

S4SAS Conference 2020


till 2020/09/22

Location: Virtual Event

Diamond is holding their annual meeting for users of Small Angle Scattering (SAS), which for the first time will be held online, spanning two morning sessions over two days. The S4SAS conference series aims to reach out to both well established and cutting-edge scientists alike, providing a forum for technological advancement, as well as showcasing … Read more S4SAS Conference 2020

PAL-XFEL Call for R&D beamtime proposals

Date: 2020/09/25

Location: Pohang (Korea)

PAL-XFEL operates R&D beamtime program independent from regular user beamtime. It is opened for the experiments that meet a set of criteria. Please visit website for further detailed information.

PAL-XFEL Call for proposals for the first half year of 2021

Date: 2020/09/25

Location: Pohang (Korea)

The PAL-XFEL has three experimental stations, two for hard X-ray experiments (XSS: X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopy, NCI: Nano Crystallography and Coherent Imaging) and one for soft X-ray experiments (SSS: Soft X-ray Scattering and Spectroscopy).

78th Pittsburgh Diffraction Society Conference


till 2020/09/29

Registration closing date: 2020/08

Location: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA / USA (North America)

The Conference is a three day event featuring lecture and poster presentations covering a wide range of subject matter of interest to researchers in chemistry, physics and structural biology. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers in all areas of fundamental and applied diffraction and crystallographic research to present current topics. The … Read more 78th Pittsburgh Diffraction Society Conference

SSRL and LCLS Users’ Meeting and Workshops


till 2020/10/10

Location: Virtual

September 28 to October 9, 2020 The joint Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) users’ conference which will be held virtually this year. To facilitate participation by our international user community, we are planning for shorter sessions with time for breakout discussions, primarily scheduled in the mornings and early afternoon … Read more SSRL and LCLS Users’ Meeting and Workshops

Joint SSRL/LCLS Annual Users’ Conference and Workshops


till 2020/10/02

Location: SLAC National Laboratory, CA / USA (North America)

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) hosted a joint users’ meeting at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratroy. This annual meeting is a unique opportunity to gather together the lightsource community in a single scientific event that includes numerous presentations in plenary, poster and parallel sessions. Participants are able to learn … Read more Joint SSRL/LCLS Annual Users’ Conference and Workshops

Diamond-AP28 Call for Proposals: Jan-March 2021

Date: 2020/09/30

Location: Didcot, UK

The call for proposals for AP28 is now open for all physical science instruments and B21, B22 and I22. ePSIC is only accepting rapid access proposals. The period covered in this call includes January-March 2021 only.The majority of beamlines and instruments will continue to provide time to existing proposals until end of March 2021.

ExPaNDS – FAIR for facilities workshop

Date: 2020/10/01

Location: Virtual Event

This first online workshop in a series of two aimed at instrument scientists and other facility staff provides an overview of FAIR – data that are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable. We consider key questions related to the data facilities produce: What is FAIR? What’s the difference between FAIR and Open? What are the benefits … Read more ExPaNDS – FAIR for facilities workshop

ExPaNDS – The FAIR experiment workshop

Date: 2020/10/02

Location: Virtual Event

This second online workshop in a series of two aimed at instrument scientists and other facility staff explores the FAIR experiment. What are the implications of FAIR for data management before, during, and after the experiment? When, where and how during the lifecycle of an experiment do we collect the metadata we need to document … Read more ExPaNDS – The FAIR experiment workshop

ANSTO powder diffraction school 2020


till 2020/10/08

Location: Virtual event

The ACNS Echidna and Wombat team are again working with the staff of the Powder Diffraction beamline of the Australian Synchrotron to bring our annual ‘Powder diffraction analysis for beginners’ course to life. In the theme of 2020, the school will now be virtual, and will make access to lectures available (and free) to all … Read more ANSTO powder diffraction school 2020

Call for proposals deadline: MAX IV

Date: 2020/10/13

Location: Lund, Sweden (Europe)

Call for proposals deadline: SLS (PX beamlines)

Date: 2020/10/15

Location: Villigen, Switzerland (Europe)

PhotonDiag 2020


till 2020/10/28

Registration closing date: 31.8.20

Location: Virtual

The deadline for the abstract submissions is the 30th of June 2020. It is our pleasure to announce the new virtual format for the PhotonDiag 2020 conference to take place from the 26 to 28 October 2020 at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland.  Like many other conferences this year, the PhotonDiag 2020 has switched to a … Read more PhotonDiag 2020

30th RAU (Annual Users Meeting)


till 2020/11/12

Location: Campinas, Brazil (South America)

We are delighted to announce that the 30th RAU (Annual Users Meeting) will take place at the Brazilian synchrotron light source, Sirius, at the new area of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory, within the enlarged CNPEM campus, in Campinas – SP.

30th RAU (LNLS Annual Users Meeting)


till 2020/11/12

Registration closing date: Registration deadline tbc

Location: Virtual

Organized by LNLS/CNPEM, the event will gather researchers who use synchrotron scientific instrumentation to perform experiments in the areas of Materials Science, Energy, Biotechnology, Oil and Gas, Physics, Chemistry and others. The agenda will include online plenaries and parallel sessions, similarly to the presential model, and also an online visit to Sirius, the new Brazilian … Read more 30th RAU (LNLS Annual Users Meeting)

EMBL Hamburg P12 Virtual User Meeting


till 2020/11/18

Location: Virtual Event

With this 2-day online workshop, we wish to stimulate the information exchange between the SAXS team of EMBL-Hamburg and our User community. We will highlight our recent beamline developments and would like to see your SAXS results as poster presentations, flash talks or selected oral presentations.

BESSY@HZB User Meeting

Date: 2020/12/10

Location: Virtual Event

December 10, 2020 With the series of annual user meetings we bring together our user community to intensify scientific exchange and stimulating new collaborations. The BESSY@HZB User Meeting 2020 will provide an overview of the many exciting and inspiring research results obtained at our facility in the past year. We are very pleased to announce … Read more BESSY@HZB User Meeting

Call for regular proposals FLASH (at DESY)

Date: 2021/01/04

Location: Hamburg, Germany (Europe)

Please note – these will not be until 2021

DESY Photon Science and European XFEL Users’ Meeting 2021


till 2021/01/29

Location: Hamburg, Germany (Europe)

Call for proposals deadline: MAX IV

Date: 2021/02/02

Location: Lund, Sweden (Europe)

7th Diffraction Limited Storage Ring (DLSR) Workshop


till 2021/04/14

Registration closing date: tbc

Location: Lund, Sweden (Europe)

Following the path of the previous meetings, both the technical challenges and the new research opportunities enabled by the new multibend achromat storage rings will be addressed at these two and a half-day workshop. Plenary and parallel oral session in combination with a poster session will focus on the design, construction, commissioning, and operation of … Read more 7th Diffraction Limited Storage Ring (DLSR) Workshop

12th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC21)


till 2021/05/28

Registration closing date: tbc

Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil (South America)

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 … Read more 12th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC21)

XAFS conference, Sydney, 2021


till 2021/07/16

Location: Sydney, Australia

The first XAFS conference was held in 1981 and since 2000 they are now organized every three years. The conference focuses on recent advances in synchrotron radiation science and technology in the fields of physics, chemistry, materials science, biology, environmental science and medicine.

Workshop on Resonant Inelastic and Elastic X-ray Scattering 21


till 2021/08/27

Registration closing date: 2021/06/28

Location: Brookhaven National Lab, Danford's Hotel & Marina, NY / USA (North America)

Name: Workshop on Resonant Inelastic and Elastic X-ray Scattering 2021 Date: August 25–27, 2021 Registration deadline/ link: Jun 28, 2021 Location: Danforts Hotel & Marina, USA hosted by NSLS-II

14th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation


till 2021/09/03

Location: Hamburg, Germany (Europe)

After nearly 40 years, the SRI will return to Hamburg, where the first meeting was held in 1982. At that time DORIS was the only operating synchrotron source in Hamburg. The metropolitan area now hosts three unique research facilities: the European XFEL, PETRA III and FLASH at DESY. These three facilities complement each other and open … Read more 14th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation

XVIII International Small-Angle Scattering Conference


till 2021/09/18

Registration closing date: tbc

Location: Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil (South America)

We are very enthusiastic to present Brazil as the new host of the XVIII International Small-Angle Scattering Conference. Brazil has already hosted this international conference under the chair of Prof Aldo Craievich in 1996. By 2021, the construction of the Brazilian 4th generation synchrotron light source, SIRIUS, will be concluded and the renewed small-angle scattering capabilities … Read more XVIII International Small-Angle Scattering Conference