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Plenary and Keynote Lectures

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Plenary Lectures

Dr. Jay Bourke

(Melbourne University, Australia)
Theory and software development

Prof. Andrea Di Cicco

(University of Camerino, Italy)
Investigation of disordered matter

Prof. Majed Chergui

(EPFL, Switzerland)
Time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy

Prof. Melissa Denecke

(University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
Radionuclides studied by XAS

Prof. Mikael Eriksson

(MAX IV Laboratory, Sweden)
SOLARIS and MAX IV; a unique cooperation based on new accelerator concepts

Dr. Sakura Pascarelli

(European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France)
Science at High Pressure: the emerging role of X-ray absorption spectroscopies

Prof. Jason Shearer

(University of Nevada, USA)
Elucidating the Electronic Structure of Biologically Relevant Nickel-Centers Using X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopies

Prof. Marek Stankiewicz

(SOLARIS, Poland)
SOLARIS a new light for science

Prof. Hikaru Takaya

(Kyoto University, Japan)
Homogenous catalysis studied by XAS

Prof. Tao Yao

(National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, China)
XAFS in Energy Materials

Keynote Lectures

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Prof. Faisal Alamgir

(School of Materials Science and Engineering, USA)
Solving Reaction Mechanisms in Batteries and Electrocatalysts using Combined Soft and Hard X-ray based XAFS under Operando and In/Ex-situ Conditions

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Prof. Kiyotaka Asakura

(Hokkaido University)
Elucidation of local structure change of photocatalysts during the photoabsorption process by use of fs-ps pump-probe XAFS method

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Dr. Andrew Berry

(Australian National University, Australia)
The quantitative determination of oxidation state ratios in minerals and melts

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Dr. Corwin H. Booth

(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
XAFS at the edge of the periodic table: Determining the role of 5f-orbital delocalization in bonding and magnetism

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Dr. Wojciech Gawełda

(European XFEL GmbH, Germany)
TBA

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Dr. Keith Gilmore

(European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France)
Application of the Bethe-Salpeter equation to calculations of core and valence level spectroscopy

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Prof. Daniel Haskel

(Advanced Photon Source, USA)
X-ray resonant probes of magnetism at high pressures: towards realization of novel quantum spin liquids in 5d oxides

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Prof. Jianzhong Jiang

(Zhejiang University, China)
Atomic structure changes in amorphous alloys

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Dr. Amelie Juhin

(University of Pierre and Marie Curie, France)
Magnetic anisotropies in nanoparticles and ferrofluids probed by x-ray magnetic spectroscopies

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Prof. Birgit Kanngiesser

(TU Berlin, Germany)
Current and future possibilities of XAFS in the laboratory

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Dr. Marcin Klepka

(Institue of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
XAFS studies of non-crystalline metal organic-ligand complexes

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Dr. Małgorzata Korbas

(Canadian Light Source)
Biomedical applications of XAFS

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Dr. Alexei Kuzmin

(University of Latvia, Latvia)
Treatment of disorder effects in x-ray absorption spectra beyond conventional approach

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Dr. David Prendergast

(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
Many-body effects in core-excited spectra described in detail using density functional theory

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Dr. Christoph Sahle

(European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France)
X-ray Raman scattering spectroscopy

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Prof. Jacinto Sá

(Uppsala University, Sweden)
Atomic telemetry: in situ determination of anti-cancer drug mechanism of action

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Dr. Marcin Sikora

(AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Mixed valence oxides – interplay between structure and magnetism revealed by X-ray spectroscopy

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Dr. Narcizo Souza-Neto

(Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory. Brazil)
X-ray spectroscopy at the Extreme condition Beamline of Sirius source: study of rare earths and actinides

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Dr. Gloria Subías

(University of Zaragoza)
Charge and magnetic orders in single-layer transition-metal oxides: an insight from XAS, XES and REXS

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Dr. Jakub Szlachetko

(The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland)
Spectroscopy with XFEL sources

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Dr. György Vankó

(Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hung. Acad. Sci., Hungary)
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Dr. Tonya Vitova

(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
HR-XANES/RIXS structural studies of actinide materials

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Dr. Przemysław Wachulak

(Military University of Technology, Poland)
Laser plasma source of the extreme ultraviolet and soft X-ray radiation based on a double stream gas puff targets and its applications

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Dr. Junko Yano

(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
Application of XAFS in bioscience