S4SAS User Meeting and Workshop

Jul 07. till Jul 09.

S4SAS 2014

The 3rd S4SAS User Meeting and workshop is being held at Diamond Light Source from the 7th to 9th July 2014

07/07/20142014-07-07 - 09/07/20142014-07-09
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire




Diamond Light Source is delighted to announce it will host the 3rd S4SAS workshop for scientists new to SAXS on the 7th July 2014. This workshop will lead into the S4SAS User Meeting which will follow a similar format to that of the first S4SAS workshop held in Cardiff in September 2010 and the last held in Sheffield in March 2013.

The workshop will present introductory lectures to the various SAXS techniques possible and an interactive afternoon session with the software available at Diamond, ideal for early career researchers as well as PhD students.

The main meeting, running from the 8th to the 9th July, will include keynote, contributed talks, posters and discussions on the latest results plus future prospects for SAXS at Diamond (I22, B21, I07, etc.) together with a perspective of the field from the wider international SAS community.

The workshop and the main meeting both start at 9am and registration will be open from 8.30am where tea and coffee will be available. Please report to RAL reception where one of the Diamond Event Team will greet you and direct you to Diamond House for the meeting. 


Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers for the main meeting will be 

  • Emre Brooks - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Ken Lewtas - Consultant to the Polymer Additives Industry
  • Andy Pickford - The University of Portsmouth
  • Johannes Möller - Technische Universität Dortmund and ESRF
  • Stephan Roth - MINAXS Beamline at Petra III DESY

Abstract Submission

Delegates who upload an abstract during the registration process can select if they wish for their abstract to be considered for a contributed talk and/or a poster with an ignite talk (a 5 minute presentation) .

A poster session will be held on the Tuesday of the meeting and poster prizes will be awarded.

Please use this template to present your abstract.

Workshop Dinner

On Tuesday 8th July, there will be a workshop dinner hosted at Diamond Light Source. The cost of this is included in the registration fee. All delegates wishing to attend should select this option during the registration process.


The cost of accommodation is not included in the registration fee.

Rooms have been reserved for delegates at the STFC Guest House Cosener's House in Abingdon. Rooms will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Cosener's House directly  and quote booking reference 62169. Transport will be provided from Cosener's to RAL on the days of the event.


To attend the 1-day S4SAS workshop being held on Monday 7th July 2014 and the 2-day S4SAS meeting being held on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th July 2014 will cost £65.00, which includes lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, as well as a workshop dinner on the evening of Tuesday 8th July.


If you have any questions regarding the S4SAS event, please contact the Diamond events team on events@diamond.ac.uk or 01235 778431

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