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Welcome to the SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting

Save the Date: September 27-29, 2017

Attend the Joint SSRL/LCLS Annual Users' Meeting at SLAC
September 27-29, 2017


The annual users' meeting of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) is a unique opportunity to gather together the lightsource community in a single scientific event that includes numerous presentations in plenary, poster and parallel sessions. Participants are able to learn about current/future facility capabilities and the latest user research as well as to discuss science with colleagues from academia, research laboratories, and industry worldwide.

A plenary session with facility updates, invited talks, and exhibits will be held on September 28, with several focused half day workshops on September 27 and 29. The User Science Poster Session and reception will be on Thursday, September 28, 5-7 pm, with the presentation of the Joe Wong Outstanding Poster Awards at 7 pm.

Register to attend and submit abstracts to participate in the Joe Wong Poster Award Competition before September 20th. The registration fee is waived and lunch will be provided for students presenting posters. Late on-site regisitration may be available as space allows.


Plenary Session Talks, Thursday, September 28 (live stream):



Parallel Workshops -  Wednesday, September 27 & Friday, September 29:


The joint annual users' meeting will be held at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. We will update the website as more information becomes available and the program is finalized.  Check back later for more details.

Meeting Organizers:

  • Christoph Bostedt (ANL, LCLS UEC Vice Chair)
  • David Bushnell (Stanford, SSRL UEC Vice Chair)
  • Axel Brachmann (SLAC AD)
  • Sergio Carbajo (SLAC LCLS)
  • Dimosthenis Sokaras (SLAC SSRL)

We look forward to seeing you at the joint SSRL/LCLS users' conference!



The High Power Laser Workshop will be held at SLAC concurrently with the users' conference on September 27-28, 2017 (separate registration required).


The annual users' meeting of the Advanced Light Source (ALS) will be held at LBNL the following week, October 2-4, 2017 (separate registration is required).