CONEXS Conference - Progress and Next Steps

Apr 26. till Apr 27.

CONEXS Conference - Progress and Next Steps

The Collaborative Network for X-ray Spectroscopy (CONEXS) is an EPSRC funded network which has evolved into HPC-CONEXS, part of the UK High End Computing Consortium. It aims to establish stronger linked between experiment and theory in X-ray spectroscopy.

We are pleased to announced the 4th CONEXS Conference, which will discuss progress in the field and next steps being part of the UK High End Computing Consortium. The conference will have presentations from leading national and international experts on emerging trends in X-Ray spectroscopy and the intersection of experiment and theory.

26/04/20232023-04-26 - 27/04/20232023-04-27
St Hilda's Collage, Oxford


Advances in experimental methodology aligned with technological developments, such as 3rd generation light sources, X-ray Free Electron Lasers (X-FELs) and High Harmonic Generation (HHG), has led to a paradigm shift in the capability of X-ray spectroscopy, including absorption, emission, inelastic scattering and photoelectron, to deliver highly detailed information about the geometric, electronic, spin structure and dynamics on an extremely broad range of samples in a wide array of different environments. However, the complex nature and high information content of this class of techniques means that detailed theoretical studies are often essential to provide a firm link between the spectroscopic observables and the underlying structure and dynamics.

The objectives of CONEXS and its newly funded follow-on HPC-CONEXS are to take:

  • Bring together experimentalists and theoreticians working in the area of x-ray spectroscopy to achieve new levels of understanding, especially for the interpretation of experimental data.
  • The lead on the development and distribution of computational tools to advance the detailed analysis of experimental XS data and leverage the synergies between experiment and theory developed through within the community to ensure maximal impact from the substantial UKRI investment into this area. 

Keynote speakers

We are delighted to confirm our keynote speakers as follows - you can click their name to read their bios:


Program Outline

Wednesday 26th April 2023

11:00 - 12:00 Arrival and Registrations
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Talks
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30 Talks
17:30 - 18.30 Drinks Reception
18:30 - 20:00 Workshop Dinner

Thursday 27th April 2023

09:00 - 10:30 Talks                                
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Talks
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Talks
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Talks
17:00 End of the workshop



Access to this event is upon registration only.

The event is FULLY BOOKED. Registration are CLOSED.

The registration fee includes access to 2 days of scientific programme, lunches, refreshments, a drinks reception and a conference dinner.

Attendees are required to cover the costs of their accommodation and transport to and from St Hilda's College (Oxford).



St Hilda's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Founded in 1893 it has been for over a Century one of the finest educational institutions in the world.

The College offers a world-class venue for conferences and events which will host the CONEX Closing Conference.

St Hilda's College


Where is St Hilda's College?

St Hilda's College is located in the centre of Oxford, few meters away from the High Street and easy to reach by public transports.

Find here detailed information on how to get to St Hilda's. 


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