Spectroscopists' Calendar


Mary Carrabba, Editor

Spectroscopists’ Calendar is a regular feature in Applied Spectroscopy. Your cooperation in submitting timely information for the column is appreciated. For publication in one issue of Applied Spectroscopy, send information no less than four months in advance of the actual event. Please send announcements of meetings and symposia of interest to spectroscopists to Mary Carrabba, e-mail: carrabba@rrslabs.com, Ph: (541) 261-9800. 


March 2015


American Physical Society March Meeting, 2–6 March 2015, San Antonio, Texas. http://www.aps.org/meetings/march/.


CANAS 2015 – Colloquium Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy, 8–10 March 2015, Leipzig, Germany.  http://www.canas2015.org.


The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON 2015), 8–14 March 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.  http://www.pittcon.org.


3rd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology (Photoptics 2015), 12–14 March 2015, Berlin, Germany.  http://www.photoptics.org/.


American Chemical Society National Spring Meeting & Exposition, 2226 March 2015, Denver, Colorado.  http://www.chemistry.org.


ARABLAB 2015, 23–26 March 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. www.arablab.com.


The 48th Annual International Meeting of the ESR Spectroscopy Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 29 March – 2 April 2015, Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.  http://store.southampton.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=34&prodid=239


RSC NMR Discussion Group (NRMDG) Spring Meeting:  Diffusion NMR, 31 March 2015, Birmingham, United Kingdom.  http://www.nmrdg.org.uk/.


April 2015


Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, 6–10 April 2015, San Francisco, California.  http://www.mrs.org/spring2015/.


American Physical Society April Meeting, 11–14 April 2015, Baltimore, Maryland.   http://www.aps.org/meetings/april/.


OSA Topical Meeting:  Optics in the Life Sciences, 12–15 April 2015, Vancouver, Canada.  http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/optics_and_photonics_congresses/optics_in_the_life_sciences/.


European Conference on Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy (ECONOS 2015), 1215 April 2015, Leuven, Belgium.  http://www.econos2015.org/.


Analitika 2015, 14–17 April 2015, Moscow, Russia.  http://www.analitikaexpo.com/en-GB.


Analytica Vietnam, 15–17 April 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.    http://www.analyticavietnam.com/.


56th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, 19–24 April 2015, Pacific Grove, California.  http://www.enc-conference.org.


SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (SPIE DSS), 20–25 April 2015, Baltimore, Maryland.  http://spie.org/x6765.xml.


Advances in Process Analytics & Control Technology (APACT 15), 22–24 April 2015, Manchester, United Kingdom.  http://www.apact.co.uk.


13th China International Scientific Instrument and Laboratory Equipment Exhibition

 (CISILE 2015), 2325 April 2015, Beijing, China.  www.cisile.com.cn.


AnalytiX-2015:  Meeting the Challenges of the Detection Limits, 2528 April 2015, Nanjing, China.  http://www.bitcongress.com/Analytix2015/.


TECHNART 2015:  Non-destructive and Microanalytical Techniques in Art and Cultural Heritage, 2730 April 2015, Catania, Italy.  http://technart2015.lns.infn.it/.


May 2015


14th European Workshop on Modern Developments and Applications in Microbeam Analysis (EMAS 2015), 37 May 2015, Portoroz, Slovenia.  https://www.microbeamanalysis.eu/events/event/6-emas-2015-14th-european-workshop-on-modern-developments-and-applications-in-microbeam-analysis.


The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Applied Raman Spectroscopy (RamanFest 2015), 7–8 May 2015, Xiamen, Fujian, China.  http://ramanfest.org/.


Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 10–15 May 2015, San Jose, California.  http://www.cleoconference.org.


Center for Process Analysis & Control (CPAC) Spring Meeting, 1112 May 2015, Seattle, Washington.  http://cpac.apl.washington.edu/.


4th European Optical Society Topical Meeting on Blue Photonics® - Optics in the Sea (Blue Photonics 4), 1113 May 2015, Barcelona, Spain.  http://www.myeos.org/events/bluephotonics4.


European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2015 Spring Meeting, 1115 May 2015, Lille, France.  http://www.emrs-strasbourg.com.


5th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy (Operando V), 17–21 May 2015, Deauville, France.  http://www.operando5.org.


13th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium (PPXRD-13), 1821 May 2015, Bad Herrenalb, Germany.  http://www.icdd.com/ppxrd/.


6th Asia-Pacific Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry (2015 APWC), 19–22 May 2015, Xiamen, China.  http://apwc2015.xmu.edu.cn.


Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 22–23 May 2015, Fukuoka, Japan.  http://bunshi.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/e-index.html.


63rd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, 31 May – 4 June 2015, St. Louis, Missouri.  http://www.asms.org.


June 2015


OSA Topical Meeting:  Imaging and Applied Optics, 7–12 June 2015, Arlington, Virginia.  http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/optics_and_photonics_congresses/imaging_and_applied_optics/.


2015 International Conference on Analytical Chemistry (CAC 2015), 12–14 June 2015, Suzhou, China.  http://www.scirp.org/Conference/.


98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2015), 13–17 June 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  http://www.csc2015.ca/.


14th Scandinavian Symposium on Chemometrics (SSC14), 14–17 June 2015, Sardinia, Italy.  www.ssc14.org.


BIO International Convention, 15–18 June 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  http://convention.bio.org/2015/.


8th International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM 2014), 17–20 June 2015, Wuhan, China.  http://poem.wnlo.cn/.


CLEO®/Europe – EQEC 2015 (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics – European Quantum Electronics Conference), 21–25 June 2015, Munich, Germany.  http://www.cleoeurope.org/.


International Conference on Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy (TRVS 2015), 21–26 June 2015, Madison, Wisconsin.  http://www.union.wisc.edu/trvs2015/.


70th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, 2226 June 2015, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.  http://isms.illinois.edu/.


Infrared Spectroscopy I:  Interpretation of Infrared and Raman Spectra, 22–26 June 2015, Brunswick, Maine.  http://www.ircourses.org.

OSA Topical Meeting:  Advanced Photonics, 27 June – 1 July 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.  http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/optics_and_photonics_congresses/advanced_photonics/.


International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Noses (ISOEN 2015), 28 June – 1 July 2015, Dijon, France.  https://colloque6.inra.fr/isoen2015.


CHIRALITY 2015 (27th International Symposium on Chirality, ISCD-27), 28 June – 1 July 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.  http://www.chiralityusa.com.


27th  International Conference on Photochemistry (ICP 2015), 28 June – 3 July 2015, Jeju Island, Korea.  http://www.allsymposia.org/.


22nd International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy (ICOLS 2015), 28 June –3 July 2015, Sentosa Island, Singapore.  www.icols2015.org.


14th European Conference on Organised Films (ECOF 2015), 29 June – 2 July 2015, Genova, Italy.  http://eventi.cnism.it/ecof14.


XVIII Symposium and School on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy (HighRus–2015), 30 June –4 July 2015, Tomsk, Russia.  Semen Mikhailenko, HighRus–2015 Scientific Secretary, V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, 1, Academician Zuev sq., 634021, Tomsk, Russia, e-mail:  semen@iao.ru, web:  http://symp.iao.ru/en/hrms/18.


July 2015


EUROMAR 2015, 5–10 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.  http://euromar2015.org.


22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 22), 5–10 July 2015, Antwerp, Belgium.  https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/conferences/ispc22/.


10th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy (TDLS 2015), 6–10 July 2015, Moscow, Russia.  http://tdls.gpi.ru/.


12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2015), 610 July 2015, New York, New York.  http://www.bnl.gov/sri2015/.


8th International Symposium on Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy (2DCOS-8), 8–11 July 2015, Vienna, Austria.  http://www.2dcos.org/ .


8th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS-8), 12–17 July 2015, Vienna, Austria.  www.icavs.org.


23rd Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-23), 12–18 July 2015, Chengdu, China.  http://www.icce-nano.org/.


57th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, 2630 July 2015, Snowbird, Utah.  http://www.rockychem.com.


OSA Topical Meeting:  Nonlinear Optics, 26 –31 July 2015, Kauai, Hawaii.  http://www.osa.org/en-us/meetings/topical_meetings/nonlinear_optics_(nlo)/.


August 2015


Microscopy & Microanalysis 2015, 2–6 August 2015, Portland, Oregon.  http://microscopy.org/MandM/2015/.


13th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy (ICMRM 13), 2–6 August 2015, Munich, Germany.  http://www.icmrm2015.com/.


33rd International Symposium on Free Radicals, 2–7 August 2015, Squaw Valley, California.  http://frs.chemistry.ohio-state.edu/.


64th Annual Denver X-ray Conference (2015 DXC) and 16th International Conference on Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods (TXRF 2015), 3–7 August 2015, Westminster, Colorado.  http://www.dxcicdd.com/.


IUPAC 2015:  48th General Assembly and 45th World Chemistry Congress, 6–14 August 2015, Bexco, Busan, Korea.  http://www.iupac2015.org.


SPIE Optics + Photonics, 913 August 2015, San Diego, California.  http://spie.org/optics-photonics.xml.


American Chemical Society National Fall Meeting & Exposition, 1620 August 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.  http://www.chemistry.org.


19th International Society of Magnetic Resonance Conference (ISMAR 2015), 16–21 August 2015, Shanghai, China.  http://ismar2015.ecnu.edu.cn/.


Conference on Small Molecule Science (CoSMoS 2015), 17–19 August 2015, San Diego, California.  www.cosmoscience.org.


International Symposium on Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO 2015), 22–24 August 2015, Shanghai, China.  www.sopoconf.org/2015/.


16th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS 2015), 2328 August 2015, New York, New York.  http://www.c-ad.bnl.gov/ICIS2015/.


24th Colloquium on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy (HRMS 2015), 24–28 August 2015, Dijon, France.  http://hrms2015.sciencesconf.org/.


11th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO-PR 2015), 2428 August, 2015, Busan, Korea.  http://www.cleopr2015.org/.


Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XXXIX (CSI 2015), 30 August – 3 September 2015, Figueira da Foz, Coimbra, Portugal.  http://csi2015.fis.uc.pt/.


15th International Conference on Chiroptical Spectroscopy (CD2015), 30 August – 3 September 2015, Sapporo, Japan.  http://www.ec-pro.co.jp/cd2015/.


Joint AIRAPT-25th & EHPRG-53rd International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology, 30 August – 4 September 2015, Madrid, Spain.  http://www.airapt-ehprg-madrid2015.com.


September 2015


6th International Conference and Exhibition on Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques (Analytica-2015 Spain), 13 September 2015, Valencia, Spain.  http://analytical-bioanalytical.pharmaceuticalconferences.com/.


8th International Congress on the Application of Raman Spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology (RAA 2015), 1–5 September 2015, Wrocław, Poland.  http://raa.chem.uni.wroc.pl/.


Japan Analytical Scientific Instruments Show (JASIS 2015), 2–4 September 2015, Chiba, Japan.  http://www.jasis.jp/en/.


The 17th China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE 2015), 25 September 2015, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.  http://www.cioe.cn/EN/.


EuroAnalysis 2015 – 18th European Conference on Analytical Chemistry, 610 September 2015, Bordeaux, France.  http://www.euroanalysis2015.com.


16th European Conference on the Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules (ECSBM 16), 6– 11 September 2015, Bochum, Germany.  http://www.ecsbm2015.de.


8th European Conference on Mineralogy and Spectroscopy (ECMS 2015), 911 September 2015, Rome, Italy.  http://www.ecms2015.eu/.


Conferentia Chemometrica 2015, 13–15 September 2015, September, Hungary.   http://cc2015.ttk.mta.hu/.


10th Harsh-Environment Mass Spectrometry Workshop, 13–16 September 2015, Baltimore, Maryland.  http://www.hems-workshop.org/.


9th Alpine Conference on Solid-State NMR:  New Concepts and Applications, 13–17 September 2015, Chamonix-Mont Blanc, France.  http://www.alpine-conference.org.


20th International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS XX), 13–18 September 2015, Seattle, Washington.  http://www2.avs.org/conferences/SIMS/.


International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME 2015), 13–18 September 2015, Hamburg, Germany.  http://www.icame2015hamburg.de/.


International Turkish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy (TURCMOS 2015), 13–18 September 2015, Antalya, Turkey.  http://www.turcmos2015.org.


Faraday Discussion 184:  Single-Molecule Microscopy and Spectroscopy, 14–16 September 2015, London, United Kingdom.   http://www.rsc.org/ConferencesAndEvents/RSCConferences/FD/FD184/index.asp.


8th Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (EMSLIBS 2015),1418 September 2015, Linz, Austria.  http://emslibs2015.jku.at/.


23rd International Congress on X-Ray Optics and Microanalysis, 14–18 September 2015, Long Island, New York.  http://www.bnl.gov/icxom23/.


European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2015 Fall Meeting, 1518 September 2015, Warsaw, Poland.  http://www.emrs-strasbourg.com.


SMASH 2015 - Small Molecule NMR Conference, 20–23 September 2015, Baveno, Italy.  http://www.smashnmr.org.


European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced materials and Processes (EUROMAT 2015), 2024 September 2015, Warsaw, Poland.  http://www.euromat2015.fems.org/.


SPIE Remote Sensing, 21–24 September 2015, Toulouse, France.  http://spie.org/remote-sensing-europe.xml.


SPIE Security + Defence, 21–24 September 2015, Toulouse, France.  http://spie.org/security-defence-europe.xml.


Analitica Latin America:  International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analyses, Biotechnology and Quality Control, 22–24 September 2015, São Paulo, Brazil.  http://www.analiticanet.com.br.


Mass Spec 2015:  12th Symposium on the Practical Applications of Mass Spectrometry in the Biotechnology Industry, 2225 September 2015, Brooklyn, New York.  http://www.casss.org/?MS1500.


129th AOAC International Meeting and Exposition, 2730 September 2015,Los Angeles, California.    http://www.aoac.org/.


2015 SciX Conference (formerly FACSS): Annual National Meeting of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) / The 42nd Annual North American Meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, 27 September – 2 October 2015, Providence, Rhode Island; FACSS, P.O. Box 24379, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502, e-mail:  facss@facss.org, world wide web: www.scixconference.org or  www.facss.org, Ph:  (505) 820-1648, Fax:  (505) 989-1073.


16th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis (ECASIA ’15), 28 September – 1 October 2015, Granada, Spain.  http://www.ecasia2015.com/.


13th International Conference on Electronic Spectroscopy and Structure (ICESS-15), 28 September – 2 October 2015, Stony Brook, New York.  http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/icess/.


SPIE Scanning Microscopies, 29 September – 1 October 2015, Monterey, California.  http://spie.org/x104030.xml.


October 2015


4th Annual Advances in Lab Automation & Robotics (ELA 2015), 7–8 October 2015, Hannover, Germany.  http://selectbiosciences.com/conferences/index.aspx?conf=ALR2015.


8th International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator

Based Sources (WIRMS 2015),12–16 October 2015, Long Island, New York. http://workshops.ps.bnl.gov/default.aspx?w=WIRMS2015.


Asilomar Conference on Mass Spectrometry:  Native Mass Spectrometry-based Structural Biology, 16–20 October 2015, Pacific Grove, California.  http://www.asms.org.


International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®), 18–22 October 2015, Atlanta, Georgia.  https://www.lia.org/conferences/icaleo/conference.


17th International Conference on Near Infrared Spectroscopy (ICNIRS 2015), 18–23 October 2015, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.  http://nir2015.com.br/.


Gulf Coast Conference, 20–21 October 2015, Houston, Texas.  http://gulfcoastconference.com.


American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition, 25–29 October 2015, Orlando, Florida.  http://www.aaps.org/annualmeeting/.


November 2015


ASMS Fall Workshop:  Lipids and Lipidomics,5–6 November 2015, San Diego, California.  http://www.asms.org.


Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition (EAS 2015), 16–18 November 2015, Somerset, New Jersey.  www.eas.org.


Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 29 November – 4 December 2015, Boston, Massachusetts.  http:// mrs.org/fall2015/.


December 2015


9th International Conference on Sensing Technology, 8–10 December 2015, Auckland, New Zealand.  http://seat.massey.ac.nz/conferences/icst2015/.


Pacifichem 2015, 1520 December 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii.  http://pacifichem.org.


January 2016


Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, 10–16 January 2016, Tucson, Arizona.  http://icpinformation.org/.


March 2016


The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON 2016), 6–11 March 2016, Atlanta, Georgia.  http://www.pittcon.org.


September 2016


2016 SciX Conference (formerly FACSS): Annual National Meeting of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) / The 43rd Annual North American Meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, 18–23 September 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota; FACSS, P.O. Box 24379, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502, e-mail:  facss@facss.org, world wide web: www.scixconference.org or  www.facss.org, Ph:  (505) 820-1648, Fax:  (505) 989-1073.


November 2016


Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition (EAS 2016), 14–16 November 2016, Somerset, New Jersey.  www.eas.org.


March 2017


The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON 2017), 5–10 March 2017, Chicago, Illinois.  http://www.pittcon.org.


November 2017


Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition (EAS 2017), 13–15 November 2017, Somerset, New Jersey.  www.eas.org.




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