Argonne National Laboratory

We are bringing back the traditional User Meeting experience this year for an exciting week of user science presentations, workshops, facility updates and more. All events will take place in person at Argonne! This year is your opportunity to network and reconnect!

May 6-10, 2024, APS/CNM Users Meeting

All Events to be Held in Person

The annual joint users meeting of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) will be held at Argonne National Laboratory. The events will highlight and promote user science. All are welcome to attend.


Registration for the 2024 APS/CNM Users Meeting is now open!


  • Workshops
  • Poster Session
  • Meeting Banquet
  • Vendor Exhibit

Vendor Exhibit

  • March 29: Poster Session abstracts due
  • April 22: Registration CLOSES at 4:59 p.m. CT

CNM Plenary Sessions

Joint APS/CNM Plenary Session

  • Monday, May 6, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CT
  • Session Chair: Michelle Mejia, Chair, APS Users Executive Committee, The Dow Chemical Company
  • DOE Perspective talk by Linda Horton, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, DOE
  • Combined Plenary Keynote Speaker: Jessica Wade, Imperial College London

CNM Plenary Session

  • Tuesday, May 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT
  • Session Chair: Nihar Pradhan, CNM UEC vice-chair, Jackson State University
  • CNM Keynote Speaker: E. Charles H. Sykes, John Wade Professor of Chemistry, Tufts University
  • CNM User talk: Teri Odom, Joan Husting Madden and William H. Madden, Jr. Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University
  • CNM User talk: Danielle Chamberlin, CTO, NanoPattern Technologies

APS/CNM Joint Workshops

Advancing Data Analysis for XRD/XCT in post-APS-U: FAIR, Automated Analysis Pipelines & Graph Deep Learning

  • Tuesday, May 7, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT
  • Agenda TBD

Advanced Characterizations for Critical Materials Innovation and Sustainability

  • Wednesday, May 8, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT
  • Thursday, May 9, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT
  • Agenda TBD

Joint APS/CNM Poster Session

Tuesday May 7, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm CT

Vendor & Exhibitor Visit Sessions

  • Monday, May 6, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT
  • Tuesday, May 7, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT
  • Wednesday, May 8, 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM CT

Again, you can register here and contact the user office with any questions.

We are excited to welcome you back to Argonne for this year’s meeting!