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Welcome to NOBUGS 2018!

New Opportunities for Better User Group Software


The 12th NOBUGS Conference will be held at Brookhaven National Laboratory on October 22–26, 2018. The goal of the NOBUGS (New Opportunities for Better User Group Software) Conference Series is to foster collaboration and exchange between scientists and IT professionals working on software for X-ray, neutron and muon sources from around the world.

Program Themes

  • Data catalogs/Electronic Notebooks
  • Data Streaming
  • Use of (commercial) Cloud Systems
  • Web Tools
  • Workflow Engines & Tools
  • Other Relevant Topics

Evening Events

Registered participants are invited to attend the welcome reception, banquet dinner and NSLS-II Facility Tour.

Welcome Reception
NSLS-II Main Lobby (Bldg. 740)
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 4-6 p.m.

Banquet Dinner
Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
431 East Main Street, Riverhead NY 11901
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

NSLS-II Facility Tour
Participants will tour the National Synchrotron Light Source II on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:40 p.m. View Details

Confirmed Speakers

  • Steve Dower (Microsoft)
  • Peter Wang (Anaconda)
  • James Powell (Python)

Local Organizing Committee

  • Daniel Allan (BNL)
  • Richard Farnsworth (BNL)
  • Mercy Baez (BNL)
  • Stuart Campbell (BNL)

International Organizing Committee (IOC)


Click on the "Logistics" tab above to find accommodation information.

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