The Advanced Light Source 2023 Annual User Meeting

RSVP by Sept. 1 for the Sept. 11-15 ALS Annual User Meeting

Register by September 1 for the Sept. 11 – 15 2023 Advanced Light Source User Meeting in Berkeley, CA. In-person and virtual, registration is free this year, and all are welcome.

See more information here. 

Monday, September 11: Tutorials

Tutorials are geared toward introducing new and seasoned users to various techniques, tools, and instrumentation.

  • Light Sources 101
  • Hands-On Machine Learning in Python
  • SIBYLS BioSAXS Workshop
  • X-Ray Scattering for Complex Materials and Interfaces at the ALS: Data Acquisition and Analysis

Tuesday, September 12: Plenary Session

  • Facility update: Dimitri Argyriou, ALS Director
  • DOE updates: Dava Keavney, BES Program Manager for X-Ray Light Sources and Neutron Scattering Facilities
  • ALS-U Project updates
  • Talk by the Shirley Award winner
  • Keynote speakers
    • Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, DOE Joint Genome Institute
    • Sarah Tolbert, UCLA
    • Swarup China, PNNL
    • Su-Yang Xu, Harvard
  • Poster session and slam
  • Exhibitor fair
  • Award presentations and reception

Wednesday–Friday, September 13–15: ALS 2033 Visioning Workshops

With new opportunities on the horizon prompted by the ALS Upgrade (ALS-U), the ALS is embarking on a strategic visioning exercise to help identify future priority science areas for the ALS and emerging research goals.

  • Biosciences
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Condensed Matter & Quantum Materials
  • Energy Sciences

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