4th Italian - Australian Workshop

From February 19, 2010 09:30 until February 21, 2010 12:30 Save to calendar

At Australian Synchrotron 800 Blackburn Road Clayton VIC

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The focus of the 4th Italian-Australian Workshop is application of synchrotron radiation to life sciences, material science, instrumentation, free electron lasers and biomedical sciences.  The Workshop is being held on the weekend following MASR/BSR 2010 and will include presentations and discussions from Italian and Australian invited scientists.

The scope of the workshop is to promote collaboration between Australian and Italian synchrotron scientists in the application of synchrotron radiation to medical, biological, and materials science.

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Friday 19 February – Life Sciences

  • Life sciences with IR
  • Biomolecules on surfaces
  • SAXS and life sciences, nano materials
  • Life sciences with soft x-ray microscopy
  • Polymer mapping with STXM
  • Instrumentation

Saturday 20 February - Materials Science / Instrumentation / FEL

  • Materials: scanning PE
  • Materials science: surfaces
  • Future light sources
  • Microscopy/imaging soft x-ray/FEL
  • Scattering of soft x-ray FEL light
  • XAFS (TBC)

Note: The Clinical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation (CASR) Workshop is taking place on Saturday 20 February at the Monash Centre for Synchrotron Science.

Sunday 21 February - Biomedical Sciences

  • Materials: scanning PE
  • X-ray approaches to velocimetry (Instrumentation & New Techniques) – lung studies
  • Medical imaging, patients
  • Imaging & Medical Beamline at the AS


Proceedings will be available online after the Workshop is complete


Workshop Venue
19-21 February 2010
Melbourne Business School Conference Venue
70 Kunyung Road
Mt Eliza, Victoria  3930
Melway map reference 105 C2
Ph: 03 9215 1100

Workshop Dinner Venue
Saturday 20 February
Paringa Estate Winery and Restaurant
44 Paringa Road
Melway map reference 191 D9
Ph: 03 5989 2669 (Restaurant)
Bus leaves conference venue foyer at 6.30pm


For all Italian based Workshop enquiries please contact Prof Kevin Prince on 335 694 9522 or prince@elettra.trieste.it

For all Australian based Workshop enquiries please contact Dr Steve Gower on 03 8540 4109 or Steve.Gower@synchrotron.org.au

Organising Committee:

Prof Oscar Moze (Italian Embassy)
Prof Kevin Prince (Elettra)
Prof Rob Lamb (University of Melbourne) - Chair
Dr Steve WIlkins (CSIRO)
Dr Steve Gower (Australian Synchrotron)

Map of Workshop Venue


Map of Workshop Dinner Venue

 The workshop is supported by the Italian Embassy and the Commonwealth of Australia under the International Science Linkages program’.

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