Artemis, Octopus and ULTRA User Meeting 2017
19 Jun 2017



Registration is now open for the CLF’s Lasers for Science (Octopus and ULTRA) and Artemis user meeting: 5-7th Sept 2017 at St Catherine's College Oxford.


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​Registration is now open for the 2017 meeting for users of the CLF's Lasers for Science (Octopus and ULTRA) and Artemis facilities. The meeting will be held between the 5th and 7th September at St. Catherine's College, Oxford.

The meeting provides a unique overview of the multi-disciplinary science taking place in the CLF's ARTEMIS, ULTRA, and OCTOPUS facilities. Scientific areas to be covered include chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, materials, and engineering, with a focus on the interface between life and physical sciences. The meeting will also serve as a timely opportunity for the LSF and Artemis community to meet and learn about the overall science programme, discuss future requirements and new opportunities, and exchange views and ideas.

There will be a number of keynote lectures, and talks from delegates. All delegates are invited to submit titles for talks and/or posters. The User meeting seeks to provide a broad spread of presentations of the scientific programmes of the facilities and talks will be selected on this basis.

Special topics for discussion include progress towards the next generation ULTRA/Artemis facility including a new 100 kHz laser currently under construction, and developments on Correlative Microscopy in Octopus.

The meeting will start at lunchtime on the 5th and end mid-afternoon on the 7th, with a user consultation session on the final day. Poster sessions will be held in the evenings of the 5th and 6th. Further information and a detailed programme will be available later.

Delegates are invited to register for the meeting at:

The deadline for registration is the 1st July 2017. Registrations will NOT be accepted after this date

Research Council representatives and Facility Access Panel members are also invited to attend the meeting.

Accommodation costs and travel for attending the meeting will be met by STFC. Depending on demand, it may be necessary to place restrictions on multiple delegates attending from the same research group. Spaces are limited so early registration is recommended.

Some funds have been set aside for a bursary to support childcare requirements of delegates attending the meeting. More details are on the registration form.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!​

Dave Clarke and Emma Springate

Keynote speakers

  Ralph Ernstorfer.jpgDr Ralph Ernstorfer, Fritz-Haber Institute Berlin​

Marc Vrakking.jpgProf Marc Vrakking, Director Mac-Born Institute, Berlin

Planned meeting timetable

LSF Artemis 2017 user meeting calendar.jpg

Contact: Springate, Emma (STFC,RAL,CLF)

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