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The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) hosts and organizes conferences and other national and international scientific events that bring together researchers and students to discuss the latest developments related to synchrotron light techniques as well as accelerator physics and engineering. LNLS also regularly organizes schools and workshops aiming to popularize synchrotron techniques and to train users, new and regular, in obtaining, processing and analyzing experimental data. Check out the upcoming LNLS events below.
NEXT EVENTS
September 2nd to 6th, 2024
Promoted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) and the Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano) of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), the 21st Brazilian Workshop on Semiconductor Physics (BWSP) has opened its registration and abstract submission period. The event will take place from September 2nd to 6th, 2024, at Sirius, located on the CNPEM campus in Campinas-SP.  Initiated in 1983, the BWSP has become a traditional event in the field of Semiconductor Physics in Brazil. The 21st edition aims to bring together the Brazilian semiconductor physics community for lectures on the most important and current topics in the field. The program will cover diverse themes, including Traditional and Emerging Topics in Semiconductors, Nanostructure Fabrication Techniques, Devices, and Quantum Technologies, among others.  The abstract submission period has been extended until May 23, 2024. Register and learn more through the website: https://pages.cnpem.br/21bwsp/ 
October 14th to 25th, 2024
The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on 4th Generation Synchrotron Techniques – SyncLight 2024 will take place from October 14th to 25th, 2024, at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), in Campinas (SP). Promoted by CNPEM and funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), SyncLight 2024 aims to gather young researchers from Brazil and around the world to discuss the recent opportunities offered by advanced experimental synchrotron techniques available at Sirius, the Brazilian 4th generation light source. The course will bring together approximately 100 selected students, including recent graduates and young researchers from Master’s, PhD, and Postdoctoral programs, from institutions in Brazil and abroad. Over two weeks, these participants will attend lectures on a variety of topics, including an introduction to synchrotron accelerators and experimental techniques involving synchrotron beamlines. In addition to lectures, poster sessions, and guided tours at the facilities will also be organized. Tutorials on experiments conducted, demonstrations on the control of the accelerators, as well as data analysis and simulations taught by LNLS researchers, at the laboratory’s beamlines, are also planned. Interested individuals should check the required documentation and register on the event's webpage by April 15th, 2024. The course is free of charge and its official language is English. Approximately 100 participants will be selected, and funding for travel and accommodation throughout the course duration is available for foreigners and residents in Brazil, except for FAPESP scholarship holders and/or residents in Campinas, SP. Visit the event page for more information.
PAST EVENTS
September 11th to 16th, 2022

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), part of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), will host the 18th edition of the International Small Angle Scattering Conference (SAS2022) from September 11 to 16, 2022.

SAS is a triennial conference which aims bringing together the worldwide small angle scatterers experts to share their experience. The event consists of plenary lectures with internationally recognized SAS experts, several parallel sessions of seminars on selected topics covering diverse scientific fields such as structural biology, polymer science, catalysis, instrumentation, modelling, among others.

September 1st to 3rd, 2022

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), will host from September 1-3 the Biophysics Latin America Mini-Course: In-situ SRCD, micro-FTIR and Coherent X-Ray diffraction as new experimental tools for Molecular and Cellular Biophysics.

The Mini-course will take place at Sirius located at CNPEM campus, in Campinas-SP, Brazil as a satellite event of the scientific activities of the 46th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Biophysics (SBBf)/Latin American Federation of Biophysical Societies (Lafebs) co-organized with the 51th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq).

July 25th to 29th, 2022
ESPEM is aimed at high school teachers and propose to develop new ideas for approaching modern science in the classroom, through interaction with invired speakers and scientists from CNPEM. More information at the website.
July 11th to 22nd, 2022
The “Ricardo Rodrigues” Synchrotron Light School (ER2LS) seeks to expand the training of the current community of users, in addition to boosting the education and preparation of new users, potentially able to use synchrotron light techniques in their research areas. More information at the website.
June 23rd to 24th, 2022
The CEDRO beamline, dedicated to synchrotron radiation circular dichroism, is under the assembly stage at Sirius. In this second workshop edition, we will continue highlighting the important applications of SRCD and present the beamline to the community. More information will be released soon.