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Welcome to the SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting

Save the Date: September 24-27, 2019

SSRL / LCLS 2019 Users Meeting

September 24-27, 2019

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Menlo Park, CA

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) will host a joint users' meeting at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratroy on September 24-27, 2019. This annual meeting 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.

The conference will feature several focused workshops including:


The September 26th plenary session will include a welcome from SLAC Director Chi-Chang Kao, an update from DOE BESfacility updates from the LCLS and SSRL Directors, Mike Dunne and Paul McIntyre, a townhall discussion with facility directors, and invited talks, young investigator awards, and a poster blitz.

Invited Speakers:  

  • Stosh Kozimor (LANL)
  • Philippe Wernet (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin)

Stay tuned for announcements and opportunities to submit nominations for these awards to be presented during the users' conference.

William E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator Award

Melvin P. Klein Scientific Development Award 

LCLS Young Investigator Award

Farrel W. Lytle Award 


The User Science Poster Session and reception on September 26 will also include presentation of the Joe Wong Outstanding Poster Awards.

Program Organizers:

  • Roseanne Sension (U Michigan, LCLS UEC Vice Chair)
  • Tim Stemmler (Wayne State U, SSRL UEC Vice Chair)
  • Sergio Carbajo (SLAC LCLS)
  • Makoto Hashimoto (SLAC SSRL)
  • Cathy Knotts (SSRL User Administration Manager)
  • Leilani Conradson (LCLS User Administration Manager)

The joint annual users' meeting will be held at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

We welcome your input and look forward to seeing you at the next joint SSRL/LCLS users' conference in September 2019!