The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

The 2020 APS/CNM Users Meeting is Canceled

We regret to inform you that the 2020 APS/CNM Users Meeting scheduled for April 20-24, 2020, at Argonne National Laboratory is being canceled due to the COVID-19/coronavirus outbreak.

The action to cancel the APS/CNM Users Meeting is being taken to protect the health of all meeting attendees and the well being of our entire community. We are taking this action out of an abundance of caution. No Argonne staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

We apologize for any disruption to your plans. Thank you for your understanding. We hope that you will rejoin us in 2021. Please contact us with any questions at


The Facility Directors and the Local Organizing Committee

 Ilke Arslan, Interim Director, Center for Nanoscale Materials

 Stephen Streiffer, Director, Advanced Photon Source

 Jacqueline Cole, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Vice-Chair, CNM Users Executive Committee

 Carlo Segre, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chair, APS User's Organization Steering Committee

 Joshua Wood, Dynatrace, Inc., Chair, CNM Users Executive Committee

 Fan Zhang, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Vice-Chair, APS User's Organization Steering Committee

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