Advanced Photon Source

Office of Science User Facilities

APS Seminars & Meetings


User Science Series

A lunchtime gathering with presentations of the newest results from the experiment hall floor. Speakers are not announced in advance.


APS Colloquium

A series that brings distinguished scientists from all disciplines to lecture on topics of general interest.

APS Scientific Computation Seminar Series

A seminar series focused on scientific computation for APS experiments. It focuses on advanced software and computing infrastructure for analysis, reduction, reconstruction, and simulation. It provides an opportunity to learn about state-of-the-art computational techniques and tools and how they are being applied to science at the APS.

APS-Upgrade (APS-U) Planning Meeting

A meeting that emphasizes topics relevant primarily to people working directly for the APS-U project.

APS/Users Operations Monthly Meetings

An overview of scientific accomplishments, programs, and capabilities.

Argonne Beams and Applications

Intended for accelerator scientists, engineers, and technicians. The seminars focus on the physics, technology, and applications of particle and photon beams.

InterCAT Technical Workgroup (TWG)

A forum for direct discussion and exchange of technical information between beamline technical personnel and the APS.

Scientific Interest Groups

Self-organizing groups offer forums for discussion among users and beamline staff who are interested in advancing synchrotron research in specialized areas.


APS Upgrade (APS-U) Forum

Provides an opportunity for discussion, presentation and communication amongst the resident user community, those working on the project, and those working on R&D topics of importance to the future of the APS.  Will help strengthen and streamline communications between the APS-U and the various APS communities.

Users Meeting

An annual week-long event with presentations, expos, posters, workshops, and social events.

All-Hands Meetings

Presentations to APS staff.