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2004 NSLS Users' Meeting

Agenda


Sunday, May 16

Starts

Ends

Event Location

4:00 p.m.

 

Attendees may check in at Conference Desk. Registration Office opens.  Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Rm. D

4:00 p.m.

 

Voting for 2004-05 UEC members available Berkner Hall Lobby
 

7:30 p.m.

Conference Desk and Registration Office closes Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Rm. D

Monday, May 17

Starts

Ends

Event Location
7:00 a.m.   All attendees must check in at Conference Desk and Registration Office opens Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Rm. D
8:45 a.m. Workshop 1: Better Ways to See the Light: Advanced Detectors for Synchrotron Radiation Bldg. 555, Chemistry, Hamilton
8:25 a.m. Workshop 2: Anatomy of a virus Bldg. 463, Biology, Lg Seminar Rm
8:50 a.m.   Workshop 3: Grazing Incidence Small Angle Scattering Bldg. 510, Physics, Lg Seminar Rm

9:00 a.m.

  Workshop 4: Pharmaceutical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation Bldg. 490, Medical Seminar Rm
11:00 a.m. 12 noon Tour of the NSLS NSLS, Building 725
12 noon 1:00 p.m. Lunch for Workshop Attendees. Note: time is approximate. Please refer to Workshop Schedule. At Workshop Locations
  5:00 p.m. Workshops conclude At Workshop Locations
5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Welcoming Reception Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Lobby
5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Vendor & Equipment Exhibit Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488
5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Poster Session Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Rm. B
  8:00 p.m. Conference Desk and Registration Office closes Berkner Hall, Rm. D

Tuesday, May 18

Starts Ends Event Location
7:00 a.m.   All attendees must check in at Conference Desk and Registration Office opens Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488 Rm. D
8:00 a.m.   Vendor & Equipment Exhibit opens Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488 
8:00 a.m.   Poster Session opens Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Rm. B

Main Meeting Agenda

Lawrence S. Shapiro
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Jules and Doris Stein Professor of Research to Prevent Blindness
Columbia University
Vice Chair, UEC
Early Morning Session Chair (8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.)

8:30 a.m. 8:40 a.m. "Welcome" Berkner Hall, Auditorium
8:40  a.m. 9:10 a.m.

"BNL Update" - Dr. Praveen Chaudhari, Laboratory Director

Berkner Hall, Auditorium
9:10 a.m. 9:40 a.m. "BES Update" - Dr. Pedro Montano, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Dept. of Energy Berkner Hall, Auditorium
9:40 a.m. 10:20 a.m. "X-ray Imaging: Present Capabilities and Results, and Ideas for NSLS II" - Prof. Chris Jacobsen, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University Berkner Hall, Auditorium
10:20 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

Continental Breakfast / Coffee Break Berkner Hall, Lobby

Antonio Lanzirotti
Research Scientist, Consortium for Advanced Radiation Sources
University of Chicago
2003 - 2004 UEC Chair
Late Morning Session Chair (10:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

10:45 a.m.

11:25 a.m.

"NSLS Update" - Dr. Steven Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director of Light Sources Berkner Hall, Auditorium
11:25 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

"Perspectives on Safety at a Light Source" - Robert Casey, Associate Chair for ESH/Q, NSLS Berkner Hall, Auditorium
11:45 a.m.

12:25 p.m.

"Applications of Energy Dispersive X-ray Diffraction Strain Profiling in Material Science" - Prof. Mark Croft, Dept. of Physics, Rutgers University Berkner Hall, Auditorium
12:25 p.m.

12:55 p.m.

"CFN Update" - Dr. Robert Hwang, CFN Director Berkner Hall, Auditorium
12:55 p.m.

1:15 p.m.

UEC Business Berkner Hall, Auditorium
1:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Lunch for Main Meeting Attendees Berkner Hall Cafeteria

Paul A. Stevens
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering , Co.
Program Chair, 2004 Users' Meeting
Early Afternoon Session Chair (2:30 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.)

2:30 p.m.

3:10 p.m.

"Structure of Nanocrystals and Crystallographically Challenged Materials Using Hard X-rays and the Atomic Pair Distribution Function Method" - Prof. Simon Billinge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University Berkner Hall Auditorium
3:10 p.m.

3:50 p.m.

"Rattling Electrons with X-rays: Hard and Soft Approaches to Understanding Electronic Behavior in Solids" - John P. Hill, Dept. of Physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall, Auditorium
3:50 p.m.

4:05 p.m.

Coffee Break Berkner Hall, Lobby

Leemor Joshua-Tor
Associate Professor, Keck Structural Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Past UEC Chair 2002 - 2003
Late Afternoon Session Chair (4:05 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

4:05 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

"Time Resolved and Anomalous SAXS Studies of Nucleic Acids" - Prof. Lois Pollack, Dept. of Applied Physics, Cornell University Berkner Hall, Auditorium
4:45 p.m. 5:25 p.m. "Understanding the Complex Morphologies of Homogeneous Ethylene/Olefin Copolymers Using Light and X-ray Scattering" - Prof. Yvonne Akpalu, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Berkner Hall, Auditorium
5:25 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Wrap Up / Poster Awards Berkner Hall, Auditorium
 

5:15 p.m.

Conference Desk and Registration Office closes Berkner Hall, Rm. D
 

5:15 p.m.

Vendor & Equipment Exhibit closes Berkner Hall 
 

5:15 p.m.

Poster Session closes Berkner Hall, Rm. B

5:15 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

UEC Meeting - All UEC Members invited (including newly elected members) Berkner Hall, Rm. A

6:30 p.m.

10:00 p.m. Banquet onsite at BNL Berkner Hall, Cafeteria

Wednesday, May 19

Starts Ends Event Location

7:00 a.m.

  All attendees must check in at Conference Desk and Registration Office closes Berkner Hall, Rm. D

8:30 a.m.

  Workshop 5: Advanced Optical Systems and Metrology for High Power and Coherent Beamlines Bldg. 555, Chemistry, Hamilton

8:50 a.m.

  Workshop 6: Applications of Synchrotron Based Methods to Hydrogen Storage Materials Bldg. 463, Biology, Lg Seminar Rm

8:30 a.m.

  Workshop 7: Nanoprobes for Nanoscience Bldg. 510, Physics, Lg Seminar Rm

8:00 a.m.

  Workshop 8: Crystallization, membrane proteins Bldg. 725, NSLS Seminar Rm

12 noon

1:00 p.m.

Lunch for Workshop Attendees. Note: time is approximate. Please refer to Workshop Schedule. At Workshop Location
 

5:00 p.m.

Workshops conclude At Workshop Location
 

5:00 p.m.

Conference Desk and Registration Office closes Berkner Hall, Rm. D

Thursday, May 20

Starts Ends Event Location

9:00 a.m.

  Workshop 8 Cont'd: Crystallization, membrane proteins Bldg. 725, NSLS Seminar Rm

Please check back soon for the meeting agenda.



This joint meeting and associated workshops are supported by registration fees paid by the participants. Social events, lunches, and coffee breaks are provided to registered attendees primarily by our exhibitors and sponsors, and in part by the NSLS-II facility and CFN's Brookhaven Science Associates' funding. The Users' Meeting Planning Committee consists of users and staff of NSLS-II and CFN. Administrative support for the meeting is provided by BNL's National Synchrotron Light Source II and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials.