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2009 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

Agenda

 

Sunday, May 17, 2009

StartsEndsEventsLocation
4:00 PM7:00 PM Exhibitor Set Up (Optional) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
4:00 PM7:00 PM Early Registration - Registration Office opens Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf. Rm D
4:00 PM7:00 PM Poster Set Up (Optional) Berkner Hall Cafeteria

Monday, May 18, 2009

StartsEndsEventsLocation
7:00 AM11:30 AM Exhibitor Set Up Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
7:00 AM11:30 AM Poster Set Up Berkner Hall Cafeteria
7:00 AM  Registration Office opens - all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D

  

Monday Workshops (Registration Required)

 
8:30 AM5:00 PM Workshop 1: Nanostructured Photovoltaic Materials and Devices Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Bldg. 735
8:15 AM5:00 PM Workshop 2: The Cold, Soft Truth: Cryo Systems for Studying Soft Materials Berkner Hall, Conf. Rm B, Bldg. 488
8:30 AM5:00 PM Workshop 3: Electron Spectro-Microscopies with Synchrotron Radiation: Review & Perspectives Physics, Bldg. 510
8:30 AM5:00 PM Workshop 4: Cultural Heritage Secrets Unveiled with Synchrotron Radiation Chemistry Bldg. 555, Hamilton Seminar Room
12:00 PM2:00 PM Lunch for Workshop Attendees Berkner Hall Cafeteria
2:00 PM5:00 PM Exhibitor Setup Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
 5:00 PM Registration Office closes Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D
 5:30 PM All Workshops Conclude Workshop Locations
5:30 PM8:00 PM Welcoming Reception, Exhibitor and Poster Session Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

StartsEndsEventsLocation
7:30 AM5:00 PM Registration Office open - all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf. Rm D
8:00 AM5:00 PM Vendor Exhibit, Poster Session Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria

8:30 AM10:00 AM

Morning Plenary Session (Open to all, free of charge)

 
   Session Chair, John Parise, Chair, NSLS Users' Executive Committee  
8:30 AM8:35 AM Welcome Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:35 AM8:45 AM BNL Update, Sam Aronson, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:45 AM9:15 AM BES Update, Harriet Kung, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy Berkner Hall Auditorium
9:15 AM10:00 AM The Promise of Nanoscience for Energy Related R & D, Mildred Dresselhaus, Institute Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Keynote Speaker) Berkner Hall Auditorium

10:00 AM10:30 AM

Morning Break

 
10:05 AM  Photo Session - NSLS/CFN UEC Members, BNL Management, BES  
10:15 AM  Photo Session - Users' Meeting Planning Committee  

10:30 AM12:00 PM

Late Morning Session (Open to all, free of charge)

 
   Session Chair, Bruce Ravel, Vice Chair, NSLS Users' Executive Committee, NIST  
10:30 AM12:00 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
10:30 AM10:50 AM BES Facilities Update, Pedro Montano, Director, Scientific User Facilities Division, U.S. Department of Energy Berkner Hall Auditorium
10:50 AM11:10 AM NSLS II Update, Steven Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director for Light Sources, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:10 PM11:55 AM The Stardust Comet Sample Return Mission: Laboratory Analysis of Samples from the Edge of the Solar System, Donald Brownlee, Professor, University of Washington Berkner Hall Auditorium

  

Lunch Break (Registered Attendees Only)

 
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (ticket required) Berkner Hall
12:00 PM1:00 PM UEC Lunch with Harriet Kung and Pedro Montano Berkner Hall Conf. Room A

1:00 PM2:40 PM

Early Afternoon Session (Open to all, free of charge)

 
   Session Chair,  
1:00 PM4:00 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
1:00 PM1:20 PM NSLS Update, Chi-Chang Kao, Chair, National Synchrotron Light Source Berkner Hall Auditorium
1:20 PM1:40 PM CFN Update, Emilio Mendez, Chair, Center for Functional Nanomaterials Berkner Hall Auditorium
1:40 PM2:25 PM Nanoscience with 4th Generation Light Sources, Franz Himpsel, Professor, University of Wisconsin Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:25 PM2:40 PM Julian Baumert PhD Thesis Award Winner Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:40 PM3:10 PM Afternoon Break  

3:10 PM4:30 PM

Late Afternoon Session (Open to all, free of charge)

 
   Session Chair, Bruce Ravel, Vice Chair, NSLS Users' Executive Committee, NIST  
3:10 PM3:55 PM Advanced Hard X-ray Spectroscopy – Recent Results on Water and 3d Transition Metal Systems, Uwe Bergmann, Ph.D, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Berkner Hall Auditorium
3:55 PM4:00 PM Announcement of Poster Session Winners and UEC New Officers Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:00 PM4:15 PM NSLS UEC Update Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:15 PM4:30 PM CFN UEC Update Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:30 PM5:15 PM CFN UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Room A
4:30 PM5:15 PM NSLS UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Room B

  

Tuesday Night Users Meeting Banquet

 
5:30 PM6:30 PM Cocktail Hour Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
6:30 PM9:30 PM Annual Banquet and Entertainment - Game and Trivia Night Berkner Hall Cafeteria

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

StartsEndsEventsLocation
8:00 AM12:00 PM Registration Office opens - all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D

  

Wednesday Workshops (Registration Required)

 
9:00 AM5:00 PM Workshop 5: Future Directions for In-situ X-ray Scattering Berkner Hall, Conf. Rm B, Bldg. 488
9:00 AM5:00 PM Workshop 6: Solution Studies of Macromolecules: Global and Local Structure Factors Biology, Bldg. 463
9:00 AM5:00 PM Workshop 7: Nanoscale Structure-Property Relationships in Conjugates Polymers Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Bldg. 735

 12:00 PM Registration Office closes Berkner Hall Conf Rm D
 12:00 PM Poster Session Ends Berkner Hall Cafeteria
12:30 PM1:30 PM Lunch for Workshop Attendees Berkner Hall Cafeteria
 1:30 PM Exhibitor Session closes Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
 5:00 PM Workshops conclude Workshop Locations


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.