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2023 Users Meeting

April 17-21 and May 1-5, 2023, APS/CNM Joint Virtual Users Meeting 


The annual joint users meeting of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) will be held virtually in 2023 by Argonne National Laboratory. Anyone is welcome to register for a myriad of activities that highlight and promote user science including technical workshops, plenary sessions, poster sessions, and exhibitor sessions.

Recordings of Meeting Sessions


Registration Link 

Link to Full Agenda

Book of Abstracts

CNM Plenary Sessions

Joint APS/CNM Plenary Session

  • Monday morning, April 17

CNM Plenary Session

  • Tuesday morning, April 18, 10:00am CT
  • UEC Update: Badri Narayanan, University of Louisville (UEC Chair), Sophie Canton, XFEL Germany (UEC Vice-chair)
  • Keynote Speaker: Itai Cohen, Cornell University, "Electronically Integrated Autonomous Microscopic Robots"
  • User Speaker: Diana Berman, University of North Texas, "Design of Functional Multicomponent Nanoporous Metal Oxides and Their Heterostructures Using Polymer Templates"

CNM Workshops

Nanomaterials Interfaces 

  • Thursday, April 20, morning session
  • Friday, April 21, morning session
  • Co-organizers: Elena Rozhkova (Argonne CNM) and Richard Schaller (Argonne CNM)
  • Agenda and Information 

Short Course: Using AI/ML for Modeling & Characterization of Nanoscale Materials 

  • Wednesday, May 3, all day
  • Co-organizers: Maria Chan (Argonne CNM), Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (Argonne CNM), and Henry Chan (Argonne CNM)
  • Agenda and Information 

Nanomaterials & Sustainability

  • Thursday, May 4, all day
  • Co-organizers: Renaud Bachelot (University of Technology of Troyes, University Paris-Saclay and Shanghai University) and Gary Wiederrecht (Argonne CNM)
  • Agenda and Information 

Joint APS/CNM Workshops

Real-time Analysis of Synchrotron Light Source & Nanoscale Research using AI/ML for APS-U

  • Wednesday, April 19, morning session
  • Thursday, April 20, morning session
  • Co-organizers: Nicholas Schwarz (Argonne APS), Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (Argonne CNM), Mathew Cherukara (Argonne APS), and Chengjun Sun (Argonne APS)  
  • Agenda and Information 

Synchrotron-based Autonomous Scattering Studies of Synthesis & Processing

  • Monday, May 1, afternoon session
  • Tuesday, May 2, afternoon session
  • Co-organizers: John Mitchell (Argonne MSD), Maria Chan (Argonne CNM), and Uta Ruett (Argonne APS)
  • Agenda and Information 


  • Thursday, May 4, afternoon session
  • Friday, May 5, morning session
  • Co-organizers: Yuzi Liu (Argonne CNM), Hua Zhou (Argonne APS), and Yue Cao (Argonne MSD)
  • Agenda and Information 

Special Session - DEI Workshop

Joint APS/CNM Poster Session

Vendor/Exhibitor Visit Sessions

  • TBD