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2024 APS/CNM Users Meeting









May 6-10, 2024 • Meeting Agenda


Poster Session Booklet

The meeting will be held on site at Argonne National Laboratory, Building 401.

Registration is closed.

Many thanks to the 51 exhibitor companies that are supporting the 2024 meeting!

Shipping instructions for registered exhibitors can be found here.

Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities
2024 Exhibitor Booth Assignments

Special thanks to AVS US, Inc. for sponsoring the meeting banquet!

Special thanks to Anderson Dahlen for sponsoring the luncheon!


You can look forward to the following events at this year's meeting:

  • Combined Plenary Session (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall) - Agenda
  • APS Plenary Session (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall) - Agenda
  • CNM Plenary Session (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall) - Agenda
  • Poster Session - Tuesday, May 7, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Bldg. 201 Main Lobby
  • 11 Workshops
  • Banquet - Monday, May 6, 6:00 p.m., Monte Bello Estate
  • Tours
  • APS Upgrade Q&A - send your questions now to

Workshops: Shuttles available for WKs 2 and 3.

Joint WK#1 (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall): Advancing Data Analysis for XRD/XCT in Post-APS-U: FAIR, Automated Analysis Pipelines and Graph Deep Learning
Organizers: Pawan K. Tripathi, Roger H. French, Donald Brown, Hemant Sharma, Dan Savage, and Daniela Ushizima
WK#1 Agenda
Joint WK#2 (Bldg. 446, APCF Conference Room): Advanced Characterizations for Critical Materials Innovation and Sustainability
Organizers: Hua Zhou, Ahmet Uysal, Luxi Li, and Yuzi Liu
WK#2 Agenda
APS WK#3 (Bldg. 446, APCF Conference Room): Operando Synchrotron Experiments on Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Organizers: Tao Sun, Samuel Clark, Andrew Chihpin Chuang, and Kamel Fezzaa
WK#3 Agenda
APS WK#4 (Bldg. 401, Rm. A1100): The Future of Full-field 3D Imaging at APS-U: A Multi-scale and Multi-modal Approach
Organizers: Alberto Mittone, Viktor Nikitin, Pavel Shevchenko, Alan Kastengren, and Francesco De Carlo
WK#4 Agenda
APS WK#5 (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall): Integrating Nanofabrication with Next Generation X-ray Techniques to Probe and Control Novel Phenomena
Organizers: Gilberto Fabbris, Ross Hrubiak, Yongseong Choi, and Philip Ryan
WK#5 Agenda
APS WK#6 (Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall): Elucidating 3D Microstructures through Diffraction-based Imaging and Simulations
Organizers: Darren Pagan, Matthew Kasemer, Jon Almer, Jun-Sang Park, and Hemant Sharma
WK#6 Agenda
APS WK#7 (Bldg. 401, Rm. A1100): Ultra-small, Ultra-powerful: APS-U-USAXS' Role in Advancing Materials and Manufacturing
Organizers: Fan Zhang and Jan Ilavsky
WK#7 Agenda
APS WK#8 (Bldg. 401, Rm. A1100): Quantum Solids under a Dark-field X-ray Microscope: A Journey from Imagination to Discovery at APS-U
Organizers: Zahir Islam, Stephan Hruszkewycz, Jessica McChesney, and Fanny Rodolakis
WK#8 Agenda
APS WK#9 (Bldg. 402, Rm. E1100/1200): Using Synchrotron Light to Probe Earth and Environmental Systems
Organizers: Zou Finfrock and Tamas Varga
WK#9 Agenda
APS WK#10 (Bldg. 402, Rm. E1100/1200): Advanced X-ray Capabilities for High-pressure Research
Organizers: Changyong Park and Daniel Haskel
WK#10 Agenda
APS WK#11 (Bldg. 401, Rm. A1100): APS-U-enabled Advanced Tools for Structural Biology: Advancing Enzymatic Catalysis and Drug Discovery through Synchrotron Serial Crystallography
Organizers: David Kissick, Karolina Michalska, Robert Fischetti, and Robert Henning
This workshop is generously sponsored by Arinax, DECTRIS, MiTeGen, and Rayonix.
WK#11 Agenda

Important Deadlines

December 1, 2023

  • Workshop proposal submissions

December 21, 2023

  • Plenary session speaker nominations

February 14, 2024

  • Final workshop budgets
  • Workshop draft agendas
  • Award nominations

March 1, 2024

  • Workshop final agendas
  • Speaker abstracts

March 29, 2024

  • Poster session abstracts

April 22, 2024, at 4:59 p.m. CT

  • Registration deadline
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Users Meeting FAQs

Abstract Style Guide

Poster Style Guide

Invited Speaker Travel Instructions

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