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2012 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

Agenda

 

Sunday, May 20, 2012

StartsEndsEventsLocation
12:00 PM7:00 PM Vendor Set Up (see exhibitor page for specific set-up) Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria
12:00 PM7:00 PM Poster Set Up (optional) Berkner Hall Cafeteria
3:00 PM7:00 PM Ice Cream Social Berkner Hall Lobby
4:00 PM7:00 PM Early Registration - Registration Office Opens Berkner Hall Lobby & Conf. Rm. D

Monday, May 21, 2012

StartsEndsEventsLocation
7:00 AM5:30 PM Registration Office opens (all attendees must check in before attending any event) Berkner Hall Lobby & Conf. Rm. D

7:00 AM11:30 AM Exhibitor Set Up (see exhibitor page for specific location set-up) Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria
7:00 AM11:30 AM Poster Set Up Berkner Hall Cafeteria
8:00 AM5:00 PM Vendor Exhibit Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria
8:30 AM10:20 AM

Morning Plenary Session - (Plenary Sessions are Open to All Free of Charge)

Berkner Hall Auditorium
   Session Chair, Jen Bohon, Vice Chair, Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee, Case Western University  

8:30 AM8:35 AM Welcome, Balaji Raghothamachar, Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee, Stony Brook University Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:35 AM8:55 AM BNL Update, Doon Gibbs, Deputy Director for Science and Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:55 AM9:40 AM BES Update, Harriet Kung, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy Berkner Hall Auditorium
9:40 AM10:20 AM Keynote Address, Gina Kolata, Bestselling Author and Award-winning Senior Writer for Science and Medicine for the New York Times, New York Times Berkner Hall Auditorium
10:20 AM10:40 AM

Morning Break - Continental Breakfast Sponsored by IBM

 
10:20 AM10:30 AM Photo Session - UEC, DOE, BNL Management  
10:30 AM10:35 AM Photo Session - Users' Meeting Planning Committee  

10:40 AM12:00 PM

Late Morning Session

Berkner Hall Auditorium
   Session Chair, Dan Fischer, Chair, Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee, National Institute of Standards and Technology  

10:40 AM11:10 AM Photon Sciences Update, Steve Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:10 AM11:40 AM CFN Update, Emilio Mendez, Director, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:40 AM12:00 PM Introduction to Transition Workshop, Erik Johnson, Deputy Director for Programs, Photon Sciences Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium

12:00 PM1:30 PM

Lunch Break

 

12:00 PM1:30 PM Joint UEC Luncheon with, Harriet Kung, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy Berkner Hall, Room A
1:30 PM5:30 PM

Special Afternoon Session: NSLS User Transition Planning Forum

Hamilton Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg. 555
   Session Chair, Erik Johnson, Deputy Director for Programs, Photon Sciences Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory  

1:30 PM5:30 PM

Workshops

Workshop Locations

1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshop 1: Organic Materials at Nanoscale: Physics and Applications (Part I) Berkner Hall, Room B
1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshop 2: Unique Tools for Energy Research: Chemical Analysis of Nanostructures using Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) and Energy-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS) (Part I) CFN, Bldg. 725, Large Conf. Rm.
1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshop 3: Biofilms & Nanotechnology (Half-day Workshop) Berkner Hall, Room A
 5:30 PM All Workshops Conclude Workshop Locations
 5:30 PM Registration Office Closes Berkner Hall, Room D
5:30 PM8:00 PM Exhibitor Reception and Poster Session Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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

8:30 AM9:55 PM

Early Morning Plenary Session (Plenary Sessions are Open to All Free of Charge)

Berkner Hall Auditorium
   Session Chair, Balaji Raghothamachar, Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee, Stony Brook University  

8:30 AM8:35 AM Welcome, Daniel Fischer, Chair, Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee, National Institute of Standards and Technology Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:35 AM9:15 AM Snapshots of Ribosome Assembly in Bacteria by Synchrotron X-ray Footprinting, Sarah Woodson, Professor, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University Berkner Hall Auditorium
9:15 AM9:55 AM Recent Advances in Cathode Lens Microscopy, Rudolf Tromp, Senior Manager, Nanoscale Materials, Processes and Devices, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center Berkner Hall Auditorium

9:55 AM10:20 AM

Morning Break

Berkner Hall Auditorium

10:20 AM12:30 PM

Late Morning Session

Berkner Hall Auditorium
   Session Chair, Nathalie Bouet, Vice Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee, Brookhaven National Laboratory  

10:20 AM11:00 AM What Novel Spectroscopic Techniques Can Tell us about the Physics of Strongly Correlated Materials, Michael Norman, Interim Division Director, Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
10:20 AM12:30 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session ((Open to all BNL)) Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria
11:00 AM11:20 AM Julian David Baumert PhD Thesis Award, Erik Johnson, Deputy Director for Programs, Photon Sciences Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory  
11:20 AM11:35 AM CFN UEC Update  
11:35 AM11:50 AM PS UEC Update - UEC Election Results  
11:50 AM12:00 PM Poster Winners and Community Service Award Winner  
12:00 PM12:30 PM From User to Partner: Building Research Collaborations at BNL, Walter G. Copan, Managing Director, BNL Office of Technology Commercialization and Partnerships, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
 12:30 PM Plenary Session Ends  
12:30 PM1:30 PM Lunch Berkner Hall

1:00 PM4:30 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session (open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria

1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshops  

1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshop 1: (Part II) Organic Materials at Nanoscale: Physics and Applications Berkner Hall, Room B
1:30 PM5:30 PM Workshop 2: (Part II) Unique Tools for Energy Research: Chemical Analysis of Nanostructures using Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS), and Energy-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS) CFN, Bldg. 725, Large Conf. Rm.
1:15 PM5:30 PM Workshop 4: Near-Field Infrared Microspectroscopy for Nanoscience: Methods, Instruments and Sources (Half-day Workshop) NSLS, Bldg. 725, Seminar Rm.
1:00 PM5:30 PM Workshop 5: New Developments in High Resolution Electron Spectroscopy (Half-day Workshop) Hamilton Seminar Room, Chemistry Bldg. 555

  

Tuesday Night Users' Meeting Banquet

 

6:00 PM6:30 PM Travel to NSLS II - Buses will be available.  
6:30 PM10:00 PM Users' Meeting Annual Banquet NSLS II Building 740

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

StartsEndsEventsLocation
8:00 AM2:00 PM Registration Office Opens - all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby & Conf. Rm D

9:00 AM2:00 PM Workshop 6: Synchrotron Techniques in Microelectronics Research (Half-day Workshop) NSLS, Bldg. 725, Seminar Rm.
9:00 AM5:00 PM Workshop 7: Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Plant Biology Berkner Hall, Room A
9:00 AM5:00 PM Workshop 8: Spin-Orbit Coupling in Condensed Matter: Topological Insulators and Related Materials Berkner Hall, Room C
9:00 AM4:15 PM Workshop 9: X-Ray Beam Position Monitors: Hardware and Experience Berkner Hall, Room B
8:30 AM12:30 PM Workshop 2: (Part III) Unique Tools for Energy Research: Chemical Analysis of Nanostructures using Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) and Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS) (Hands-on Session) CFN, Bldg. 725, Large Conf. Rm.
12:00 PM2:00 PM Lunch for Workshop Attendees Workshop Locations
 2:00 PM Registration Office Closes Berkner Hall & Conf. Rm D
 2:00 PM Exhibitor Session Ends Berkner Hall Lobby & Cafeteria

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
8:30 AM10:10 AM

Morning Plenary Session - (Plenary Sessions are Open to All Free of Charge)

Berkner Hall Auditorium


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.