2013 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

Agenda

 

Sunday, May 19, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
4:00 PM7:00 PM Early Registration Berkner Hall Lobby and Room D
4:00 PM7:00 PM Exhibitor Set Up (Optional) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
4:00 PM7:00 PM Poster Set Up (Optional) Berkner Hall

Monday, May 20, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
7:00 AM5:30 PM Registration Office Opens (All attendees must check in before attending any event) Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf. Room D
7:00 AM4:30 PM Exhibitor Set Up Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
7:00 AM4:30 PM Poster Set Up Berkner Hall

9:00 AM5:00 AM

Workshops

Locations
8:50 AM5:00 PM Single Molecule Microscopy Tools for Life Science and Materials Science Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN). Bldg. 735, Large Conference Room
8:50 AM5:00 PM Frontiers of X-ray and Electron Imaging Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
8:30 AM5:00 PM Forty Years of the NSLS: From Conception through Commissioning and becoming a World Leader in Synchrotron Radiation Science Chemistry Bldg. 555, Hamilton Seminar Room

5:00 PM  All Workshops Conclude  

5:00 PM6:00 PM Center for Functional Nanomaterials UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Conference Room B
5:30 PM  Registraton Office Closes Berkner Hall Conference Room D

5:30 PM8:00 PM Exhibitor Reception and Poster Session Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
7:30 AM4:00 PM Registration Office opens (All attendees must check in before attending any event) Berkner Hall Lobby and Conference Room D

8:00 AM4:00 PM Exhibitor Session Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
8:00 AM4:00 PM Poster Session Berkner Hall Cafeteria

8:30 AM10:10 AM

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

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

8:30 AM8:35 AM Welcome, Bruce Ravel, Vice Chair, Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee, National Institute of Standards & Technology Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:35 AM8:55 AM BNL Update, Doon Gibbs, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:55 AM9:25 AM BES Update, Linda Horton, Director, Materials and Science Engineering Division, Department of Energy Berkner Hall Auditorium
9:25 AM10:10 AM Plenary Talk 1, Paul T. Doucette, Director of Government Relations, Battelle Berkner Hall Auditorium

10:10 AM10:40 AM

Morning Break

Berkner Hall

10:10 AM12:00 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
10:15 AM10:25 AM Photo Session - NSLS/CFN UEC Members, BNL and DOE Management  
10:25 AM10:35 AM Photo Session - Users' Meeting Planning Committee  

10:40 AM12:00 PM

Late Morning Session

Berkner Hall Auditorium
10:40 AM12:00 PM Session Chair, Bruce Ravel, Vice Chair, Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee, NIST  

10:40 AM11:10 AM PS Directorate Update, Steve Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:10 AM11:55 AM Plenary Talk 2: The Art of Communicating Science, Ainissa Ramirez, Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering; Associate Research Scientist Mechanical Engineering, Yale University Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:55 AM12:00 PM UEC Election Results Berkner Hall Auditorium

12:00 PM1:00 PM Joint UEC lunch with Linda Horton, Director, Materials and Science Engineering Division, U.S. Department of Energy Berkner Hall Conference Room A
12:00 PM1:00 PM

Lunch Break (Luncheon ticket required)

 

1:00 PM2:35 PM

Afternoon Plenary Session - Plenary Sessions are Open to All Free of Charge (Registration is required)

 
   Session Chair, Stan Wong, Vice Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee, CFN, BNL  

1:00 PM4:00 PM BNL Exhibitors Networking Session (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
1:00 PM1:30 PM CFN Update, Emilio Mendez, Director, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
1:30 PM2:15 PM Plenary Talk 3 - The Alda Center: Helping Scientists Connect with the Public, Evonne Kaplan-Liss, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Berkner Hall Auditorium

2:15 PM2:35 PM

Afternoon Break

Berkner Hall

2:35 PM4:00 PM

Late Afternoon Session - Plenary Sessions are Open to All Free of Charge (Registration is required)

 
   Session Chair, Nathalie Bouet, Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee, CFN, BNL  

2:35 PM2:45 PM Poster Winners and Community Service Award Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:45 PM3:05 PM Julian David Baumert, PhD Thesis Award, Erik Johnson, Deputy Director for Programs, Photon Sciences Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
3:05 PM3:50 PM Plenary Talk 4, Carl Safina, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:00 PM9:30 PM

Winery Tour and Banquet

 
4:00 PM4:30 PM Photon Sciences UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Conference Room B
4:00 PM  Buses Depart for Jason's Vineyard, Jamesport, NY Outside Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488
4:30 PM5:45 PM Winery Tour at Jason's Vineyard Jamesport, NY
5:45 PM  Bus leave BNL to Vineyard Caterers Outside Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488
6:00 PM  Bus leave Jason's Vineyard for Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue, NY Aquebogue, NY
6:30 PM9:30 PM Users' Meeting Annual Banquet Aquebogue, NY
9:45 PM  Buses Depart to BNL and Hotels  

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
8:00 AM2:00 PM Registration Office Open (All attendees must check in before attending any event) Berkner Hall Lobby and Conference Room D
9:00 AM5:00 PM

Workshops

Locations

9:00 AM5:00 PM Charge Transfer on the Nanoscale Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), Bldg. 735, Large Conference Room
9:00 AM5:00 PM Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science Workshops: "Improvisation for Scientists" and "Distilling Your Message" Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Conference Rooms A, B, and C
9:00 AM5:00 PM Applications of Soft X-rays for Critical Energy Science and Technology Chemistry Bldg. 555, Hamilton Seminar Room

 2:00 PM Exhibitor Session Ends Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
5:00 PM  All Workshops Conclude  



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 facility and CFN's Brookhaven Science Associates' funding. The Users' Meeting Planning Committee consists of users and staff of Photon Sciences, NSLS facility, and CFN. Administrative support for the meeting is provided by BNL's Photon Sciences Directorate and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials.