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14th International Conference on Surface X-ray and Neutron Scattering (SXNS14)

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Conference Locations & Directions

Main Location:
Stony Brook University (
Stony Brook, NY 11794 USA

Meeting will be held at:
Charles B. Wang Center
Charles B. Wang Center (

The Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook is in the center of the campus. The campus can be reached by car from the Long Island Expressway (LIE, Exit 62, going north on CR 97 to the main entrance of the Campus - about 20 minutes from the LIE). A parking garage is available immediately after the entrance and the Charles B. Wang Center is directly adjacent to it. To find the campus via GPS, enter the address "100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790."

If you come by railroad from New York City, take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Penn Station to the Stony Brook Station, which is located at the edge of campus. From there walk 5 minutes to the Charles B. Wang Center. Schedule and fare information.

Mercy Baez (BNL)
Bus: 631-344-5769
Fax: 631-344-7206

Evening Events

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

Sunday Night Welcome Reception
Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook
Sunday, July 10, 2016 6:30 PM
Cost: No charge for registered attendees; $25 US for guests - Directions

NSLS II Facility Tour
Participants can tour the National Synchrotron Light Source II on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Cost: No charge for registered attendees. Transportation will be provided.
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Wednesday Night Banquet
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
PH: 631.208.9200
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Cost: $70 US for attendees and guests. Transportation provided to banquet location.
Directions | Facility Map

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Visa Information

Participants should check if they require a visa to enter the United States on the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Visas website.

Foreign travelers, who are citizens from certain eligible countries, may also be able to visit the U.S. for business (e.g. attend a scientific conference) or tourism for 90 days or less without a visa if they meet the Visa Waiver Program requirements. All eligible travelers who wish to travel under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization on-line through ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization).

If you require a visa to enter the U.S., we strongly recommend that you start the visa application process as soon as possible. View visa appointment and processing wait times.

Participants who require a letter of invitation for this event should contact Mercy Baez ( and provide the following information:

  • Your full name (as it appears in your travel documents)
  • Your home institution name and address
  • Your position at your institution

Previous Conferences

  • 2013 SXNS13 (Hamburg, Germany)
  • 2012 SXNS12 (Kolkata, India)
  • 2010 SXNS11 (Chicago, USA)
  • 2008 SXNS10 (Saint-Aubin, France)
  • 2006 SXNS9 (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • 2004 SXNS8 (Bad Honnef, Germany)
  • 2002 SXNS7 (Lake Tahoe, USA)
  • 1999 SXNS6 (Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands)
  • 1997 SXNS5 (Oxford, UK)
  • 1995 SXNS4 (Lake Geneva, USA)
  • 1993 SXNS3 (Dubna, Russia)
  • 1991 SXNS2 (Bad Honnef, Germany)
  • 1989 SXNS1 (Marseille, France)

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