The Society for Science at User Research Facilities welcomes you to a series of online sessions over three days with insights and updates on the nation’s federal scientific research facilities! Topics include highlights from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, National Science Foundation and university researchers, laboratory communications projects, research security, facility updates, advocacy and legislative themes, DEI in user facilities and other issues shaping the opportunities for scientists and researchers in user facilities.
The entire day’s schedule is free and open to all, using the same Zoom link for every session. Tune in as you choose throughout the day. See the full schedule here.
Wednesday’s schedule includes: (all times are Eastern Time Zone)
11:00 am – 11:20 am – Welcome and SSURF Vision for 2023
11:20 am – 11:35 am – U.S. Dept. of Energy Office of Science Outlook with Director Dr. Asmeret Berhe
11:35 am – 11:45 am – SSURF Activities Outlook
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm ESnet6: the Next-Generation Network to Enhance Collaborative Science
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – User Spotlight: Exploring fundamental physical processes for astrophysical and space plasmas at the National Ignition Facility
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm – User Spotlight: Solid-State Electrolytes for Lithium Metal Batteries: Bridging Nanoscale Phenomena and Their Macroscopic Performance