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Events
The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) hosts and organizes conferences and other national and international scientific events that bring together researchers and students to discuss the latest developments related to synchrotron light techniques as well as accelerator physics and engineering. LNLS also regularly organizes schools and workshops aiming to popularize synchrotron techniques and to train users, new and regular, in obtaining, processing and analyzing experimental data. Check out the upcoming LNLS events below.
NEXT EVENTS
September 11th to 16th, 2022

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), part of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), will host the 18th edition of the International Small Angle Scattering Conference (SAS2022) from September 11 to 16, 2022.

SAS is a triennial conference which aims bringing together the worldwide small angle scatterers experts to share their experience. The event consists of plenary lectures with internationally recognized SAS experts, several parallel sessions of seminars on selected topics covering diverse scientific fields such as structural biology, polymer science, catalysis, instrumentation, modelling, among others.

PAST EVENTS
March 7th to 8th, 2018

The 1st Sirius Scientific Computing Workshop – S²C will be held in March 7-8, 2018, at the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory and is intended to discuss the mathematical and computational aspects related to image processing and their distributed computing, currently in use at our facility. The main objective of the workshop is to provide an opportunity for the community to share their research in areas related to image reconstruction, segmentation, and high-performance computing, among other image processing techniques. The workshop will offer an overview of the main theory with a hands-on tutorial on several numerical algorithms.

November 22nd to 24th, 2017

Registrations are open for the LNLS’ 27th Annual Users Meeting (RAU), which will take place from November 22nd to 24th, 2017, at the CNPEM campus in Campinas, SP. Those interested in participating should complete and submit the application form available on the website by June 10 (for those wishing to request financial assistance) or August 21 (all other). The Annual Users Meeting (RAU) is an event organized by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) and brings together researchers using the infrastructure of the LNLS to conduct their research in order to evaluate scientific results and discuss issues relevant to the development of the institution.

October 17th to 20th, 2017

The 6th SAXS School will be held from October 17th to 20th, 2017, in the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory and is intended to post-graduate students and early career scientists interested in the learning of Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS). The main objective of the School is to provide an opportunity for young scientists who develop their research in areas related to Biology, Physical Sciences, Materials Science and Chemistry, to have a contact with SAXS technique, acquiring both theoretical and experimental skills. The courses will offer an overview of SAXS theory, data reduction and analysis tools, as well as modelling techniques. It will include tutorials and hands-on experiments at the LNLS' SAXS facilities.

July 10th to 21st, 2017

The event will be held from July 10 to 21st 2017, at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), in Campinas. Promoted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), the School will comprehend basic concepts of synchrotron light production and properties, specific techniques based on synchrotron light and future technologies to be incorporated in the light sources field. The two-week event will be composed by theoretical and practical classes, provided by LNLS researchers

November 16th to 17th, 2016

The ENVIRO 2016 is putting on workshops that will cover present-day topics on emerging themes on agri-environmental sciences where synchrotron radiation has found groove. It will be held in 2 days and devoted to a multidisciplinary audience, namely: Rhizosphere Sciences and Biofortification of Staple Food Crops on day 1, and Air and Water Chemistry on day 2.