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2008 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

Agenda

The Joint NSLS and CFN Users' Meeting and Workshops are hosted and sponsored by the National Synchrotron Light Source and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials Users' Associations, external organizations representing the users of the NSLS and the CFN. The meeting and workshops are supported primarily by registration fees paid by the participants. Social events, lunches and coffee are provided to registered attendees, compliments of our exhibitors and sponsors.

The NSLS Users' Executive Committee and the CFN Users' Executive Committee, the elected bodies of each association, cordially invite all BNL employees to attend the Tuesday Morning Plenary Sessions, free of charge.

All other sessions are dedicated to scientific talks and require registration. BNL employees and guests are warmly invited to register for these sessions, the workshops and other events (fees are required).

The Joint NSLS and CFN Users' Meeting and Workshops are hosted and sponsored by the National Synchrotron Light Source and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials Users' Associations, external organizations representing the users of the NSLS and the CFN. The meeting and workshops are supported primarily by registration fees paid by the participants. Social events, lunches and coffee are provided to registered attendees, compliments of our exhibitors and sponsors.

The NSLS Users' Executive Committee and the CFN Users' Executive Committee, the elected bodies of each association, cordially invite all BNL employees to attend the Tuesday Morning Plenary Sessions, free of charge.

All other sessions are dedicated to scientific talks and require registration. BNL employees and guests are warmly invited to register for these sessions, the workshops and other events (fees are required).

Sunday, May 18

Starts Ends Event Location
4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Optional Vendor Set up Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Early Registration - Registration Office opens Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D
4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Poster Set up Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
 

Monday, May 19

Starts Ends Event Location
7:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Vendor Set up Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
7:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Poster Set up Berkner Hall Cafeteria
7:00 a.m.   Registration Office opens ~ all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D

   
Monday Workshops (Registration Required)
 
9:15 a.m. 4:10 p.m. Workshop 1: "Electrical Nanoprobes" Berkner Bldg. 488 Conf Room A
8:45 a.m. 5:15 p.m. Workshop 2: "Applications of Synchrotron-Based Microprobe and Imaging Techniques to Studies of Human Disease" Berkner Bldg. 488 Conf Room B
8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Workshop 3: "Material Dynamics in Strong/Extreme Fields" Berkner Bldg. 488 Conf Room C
12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m. Lunch for Workshop Attendees Berkner Hall Cafeteria
  5:00 p.m. Registration Office closes Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D
  5:30 p.m. All Workshops Conclude Workshop Locations
5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Welcoming Reception, Exhibitor and Poster Session Berkner Hall
 

Tuesday May 20

Starts Ends Event Location
7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Registration Office open ~ all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D
8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Vendor Exhibit, Poster Session Berkner Hall Lobby
and Cafeteria

   
Morning Plenary Session (Open to all BNL employees, free of charge)
 
    John Parise (Stony Brook University), Session Chair
Vice Chair, NSLS Users' Executive Committee, 2007-2008
 
8:30 a.m. 8:40 a.m. "Welcome" - John Parise, NSLS UEC Vice Chair, Stony Brook University Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:40  a.m. 8:50 a.m. "BNL Update" - Sam Aronson, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
8:50 a.m. 9:25 a.m. "BES Update" - Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs, DOE Office of Science Berkner Hall Auditorium
9:25 a.m. 10:00 a.m. "NSLS-II Update" - Steve Dierker, Associate Laboratory Director for Light Sources, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium

   
Morning Break
 
10:05 a.m.   Photo Session - NSLS/CFN UEC Members, BNL Management and Patricia Dehmer  
10:10 a.m.   Photo Session - Users' Meeting Planning Committee  

   
Late Morning Session (Open to all BNL employees, free of charge)
 
10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. "BNL Exhibitors' Networking Session" - (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
10:30 a.m. 11:05 a.m. "CFN Update" - Emilio Mendez, Chair, Center for Functional Nanomaterials Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:05 a.m. 11:40 a.m. "NSLS Update" - Chi-Chang Kao, Chair, National Synchrotron Light Source Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:40 a.m. 11:55 a.m. "NSLS UEC Update" -  Dan Fischer, Chair NSLS UEC Berkner Hall Auditorium
11:55 a.m. 12:10 p.m. "CFN UEC Update" -  Molly Frame, Chair CFN UEC Berkner Hall Auditorium

   
Lunch Break (Registered Attendees Only)
 
12:10 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch - Main Meeting Registered Attendees Berkner Hall Lobby Lower Level and Cafeteria
12:10 p.m. 1:30 p.m. UEC Lunch with Pat Dehmer Berkner Hall Conf Rm A

   
Tuesday Plenary Science Talks Afternoon Session (Registration Required)
 
    Molly Frame (Stony Brook University), Session Chair
Chair, CFN Users' Executive Committee
 
1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. "BNL Exhibitors' Networking Session " - (Open to all BNL) Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
1:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m. "Alternative Energy for a Sustainable Future" - George Crabtree, Director, Material Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Julian Baumert PhD Thesis Award Winner: "Surface Ordering in van-der-Waals and Coulomb Liquids" - Eli Sloutskin, Harvard University Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. Announcement of Poster Session Winners and UEC New Officers Berkner Hall Auditorium
2:45 p.m. 3:30 p.m. "Molecular and Nanostructured Materials for Solar Photovoltaics" - Cherie R. Kagan, University of Pennsylvania Berkner Hall Auditorium
3:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m. "Uses of X-ray Coherence for Exploring Structure on the Nanoscale" - Ian Robinson, University College of London Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Discussion on Logistics and Next Workshops Berkner Hall Auditorium
4:30 p.m. 5:15 p.m. CFN UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Conf Rm A
4:30 p.m. 5:15 p.m. NSLS UEC Meeting Berkner Hall Conf Rm C
5:00 p.m.   Registration Office closes Berkner Hall Conf Rm D

   
Tuesday Night Users' Meeting Banquet
 
5:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. Cocktail Hour Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
6:15 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Midnight and Magic Banquet and Entertainment at Berkner Hall
Tickets may still be available at the registration desk.
Berkner Hall Cafeteria
 

Wednesday, May 21

Starts Ends Event Location
8:00 a.m. 12 noon Registration Office opens ~ all attendees must check in before attending any event Berkner Hall Lobby and Conf Rm D
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Workshop 4: "Future Directions in High-Pressure Research" Berkner Bldg. 488 Auditorium
9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Workshop 5: "Detectors" Chemistry Bldg. 555 Hamilton Room
9:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. Workshop 6: "Nanofluidics" CFN Bldg. 735 Seminar Room
8:50 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Workshop 7: "New Experimental Techniques for Hard X-ray Studies of In-situ Film Growth and Surface Processing" Berkner Bldg. 488 Conf Room A
8:50 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Workshop 8: "Interfacial Chemistry in Environmental Sciences" Berkner Bldg. 488 Conf Room B
  12 noon Registration Office closes Berkner Hall Conf D
  12 noon Poster Session closes Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch for Workshop Attendees Berkner Hall Cafeteria
  1:30 p.m. Exhibitor Session closes Berkner Hall Lobby and Cafeteria
  5:00 p.m. Workshops conclude Workshop Locations

2018 NSLS-II and CFN Users' 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.