International Light Scattering Colloquium

Juni 29, 2009

Wyatt Technology Corporation will host its 20th Annual International Light Scattering Colloquium (ILSC) on October 19-20, 2009 at the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Santa Barbara, California, US. The event will welcome an array of high-profile speakers including Nobel Prize winner, Professor Robert Grubbs. In conjunction with the 20th annual ILSC, Wyatt Technology will also be hosting an Eclipse Field Flow Fractionation – MALS Focus Meeting on October 21, 2009. In this meeting the application focus will be proteins, biopolymers and liposome/virus particles.

From Tweezers and Microscopes

Juni 19, 2009

The registration for the eighth annual symposium on the applications of scanning probe microscopy (SPM) actually opened. Along with the meeting goes the second annual symposium on optical tweezers. The symposia will be held on the October 14-15, 2009 in Berlin and will focus on applications developments in life sciences. These meetings have become highly regarded on the international SPM meetings calendar. JPK again expects more than 100 scientists from around the world to come to Berlin to discuss their results and share scientific knowledge. To learn more or to attend this meeting, visit:

Eighth annual symposium on the applications of scanning probe microscopy (SPM)

Eighth annual symposium on the applications of scanning probe microscopy (SPM)

General Assembly of European Microscopy Society

Juni 15, 2009

This year, the annual General Assembly will be held at the EMS Extension MC2009 in Graz at Thursday, September 3, 2009. The purpose of the meeting is that the 5.500 EM-members will gather, discuss and determine the framework in which they communicate and cooperate. The rules say that all paid-up EMS members, including members of the Executive Board, have one vote. The General Assembly will be chaired by the President of EMS, Paul Midgley. Decisions are taken by a simple majority of votes – except for changes of the statutes.

Agenda topics are:

– Approval of the minutes of the 2008 General Assembly held during the EMS congress EMC 2008 in Aachen
– Report of the President, describing the activities of the Executive Board and the EMS in the period Sep. 2008 – Aug.  2009
– Status EMC 2012, EMS Extension 2010, EMS sponsored events
– Report of the Treasurer for the year 2008
– Budget prospects for the year 2009
– Concept budget for the year 2010
– Report of the financial auditors over the period 2004-2008
– Prospect on EMS activities

Schlossberg, Graz

Schlossberg, Graz, Austria