General Lab Information


The National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-ll) and Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Users' Meeting will be held online from May 17–20, 2021. This year's meeting will be held remotely, and will offer scientists from diverse disciplines an opportunity to share their work and discuss new results and advances in experimental capabilities in synchrotron radiation and nanoscale science research.

Please join us virtually from anywhere for this opportunity of scientific exchange and discussions. There is no cost to register, but you must register to access the workshops. Links to attend the various virtual workshops will be made available to attendees prior to the meeting.

Sponsorship Opportunities are also available!

Plenary Session Information

The User's Executive Committees also invite everyone to join the meeting's Strategic Plenary Session on Tuesday May 18, at 10:00 a.m. The Plenary session includes a welcome by BNL's Director, Doon Gibbs, updates from Facility Directors, John Hill (NSLS-II), Chuck Black (CFN), and an update from Linda Horton, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, U. S. Department of Energy, as well as other exciting announcements.

Join the Meeting Remotely

The Zoom connection information will be provided to you prior to the start of the event. Please do not give out this connection information. It is only for registered attendees.

Brookhaven Lab Anti-Harassment Policy

At Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) or BNL-sponsored events, discriminatory behavior or harassment of conference participants or presenters will not be tolerated. Please refer to the BNL Anti-Harassment Policy.

Meetings Archive

View agenda, workshop, sponsor, and other meeting information of previous meetings.

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Note: This meeting falls under Exemption E. Meetings such as Advisory Committee and Federal Advisory Committee meetings. Solicitation/Funding Opportunity Announcement Review Board meetings, peer review/objective review panel meetings, evaluation panel/board meetings, and program kick-off and review meetings (including those for grants and contracts) are open to the public.

Important Dates

April 5, 2021 Registration opens
April 5, 2021 Poster submission opens
April 16, 2021 UEC Voting Opens
April 30, 2021 Julian Baumert Thesis Award nominations due
April 30, 2021 Deadline for poster title and abstract
May 12, 2021 Deadline for all poster submissions have been extended
May 17, 2021 UEC Voting Closes
May 17, 2021 Registration closes

Meeting Information