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***** Microanalysis Society Topical Conference
***** Electron-Probe MicroAnalysis 2016
***** May 16-19, 2016 
***** University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

http://www.microbeamanalysis.org/topical-conferences/epma-2016-1/epma-2016

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     Extended deadline for
     abstract & ECS (*) travel grant
     Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Please, consider submitting an abstract to this conference on your microanalytical work by SEM or EPMA, and join us in Madison (WI) for four days dedicated to microanalysis! The conference will cover discussions on both WDS and EDS systems, along with CL and low energy X-ray analysis. Therefore, researchers from both the electron microprobe and the scanning electron microscope worlds are welcome! Follow the instructions given on the website to submit your abstract before March 15th! A program preview with a complete list of confirmed invited speakers will soon be available on the website.


Early Career Scholar (*) are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract and apply for a travel grant. See the website for more information.

(*) Young scientists at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral level, and early career professionals within 2 years of their terminal degree


Conference content preview:
- EPMA, SEM, WDS, EDS techniques
- Tutorial on EPMA and SEM quantitative analysis
- Topics with invited and contributed presentations. Confirmed invited speakers: 
* C. MacRae (Australia - CL and low energy line)
* K. Goemann (Tasmania - shared background by WDS)
* P. Statham (England - state-of-the-art quantitative analysis by EDS)
* X. Llovet (Spain - Monte Carlo simulation, low voltage analysis)
* J. Donovan (OR - Overview of analytical techniques)
* A. Moy (France - Virtual standards)
* E. Vicenzi (MD - Standards and reference materials)
* M.J. Jercinovic (MA - trace element analysis by EPMA)
...and more!
- Discussion and group meeting
- Problems identified by the microanalysis community vs. solutions provided by the vendor community
- Presentations and product information from the microanalysis vendor community
- Inexpensive housing options
- Group meals (included in registration: $325 professional, $100 students)

Contact Paul Carpenter ([log in to unmask]) or visit our website for more information.

See you in May in Madison!

Julien
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