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This year's meeting theme is “Making and Measuring in 4-Dimensions”, as we focus on the exciting new prospects of NSLS-II, and the continuing excellence of CFN. Here is what to expect at this year’s meeting:

The meeting program includes invited talks, workshops, a poster session, and exhibits highlighting new technology and instrumentation -- all offering opportunities to learn about the latest developments in synchrotron and nanoscience experimentation that can impact your own research.

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The plenary session will be held on Tuesday, May 16. The keynote speaker will be Teri W. Odom, Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor; Associate Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, along with invited speakers Christophe Detavernier, Prof., Ghent University, Belgium and Mark Sutton, Prof., McGill University, Canada .

During the plenary session, there will be updates from Bruce Garrett, Division Director, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences, U.S. Department of Energy; Doon Gibbs, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory; John Hill, Deputy ALD for Energy Sciences & Photon Sciences and Director of NSLS-II; and Chuck Black, Director, Center for Functional Nanomaterial, Brookhaven National Laboratory. The session will also include an update on the NSLS-II Strategic Plan from Qun Shen, NSLS-ll Deputy for Science: and presentations from Ron Pindak, Stuart Wilkins, and Eric Dooryhee, NSLS-II Program Managers.

The Users' Meeting also hosts day-long workshops on a variety of topics related to NSLS-ll and the CFN. See the meeting website for complete details about the scientific workshops, the full agenda, and registration information.

Please take the opportunity to vote for the new membership of the 2017 UEC members. Many great candidates have graciously allowed themselves to be nominated and deserve your time to vote. Voting will also be open at the annual meeting up until 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 16. However, we encourage you to vote early: http://www.nslsuec.org/elections/member.aspx

We are also accepting nominations for the NSLS-II Community Service Award, as well as awards to assist students with registration fees (see below for more information):

Click here for more information on the NSLS-II Community Service Award, and to submit your nominee’s name.
• Students can be nominated for awards to cover their registration fees as described on the meeting website.

We eagerly look forward to seeing you at this year’s NSLS-ll and CFN Users' Meeting!

The Meeting is hosted and sponsored by the National Synchrotron Light Source ll Users’ Association, the Center for Functional Nanomaterials Users' Association, and external organizations representing the users of the NSLS-ll and CFN facilities.

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 NSLS-ll and CFN's Brookhaven Science Associates' funding. The Users' Meeting Planning Committee consists of users and staff of NSLS-ll  and CFN. Administrative support for the meeting is provided by BNL's National Synchrotron Light Source ll and  the Center for Functional Nanomaterials.