Call for abstracts: Euro AFM Forum 2011
Zurich, Switzerland, September 7-9
Register now at discounted rates!
Early bird registration available only until July 7
Make sure to reserve your seat now for the well known Euro AFM Forum with its very popular instrument and equipment workshops. We were able to negotiate on discounted hotel rates
, but those will be available only until mid of July
! So, go ahead and proceed with your registration for the conference (click here!)
and reservation for hotel rooms now
Links to the hotel reservation page in Deutsch
| hotel reservation page in English.
Don't worry if you can't give a title and abstract for your talk or poster on registration. You can turn this in later.
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Scope of the Forum
The Euro AFM Forum is organized for AFM scientists to share and exchange their cutting-edge research in both materials and life science disciplines. The instrument workshops offer in-depth knowledge about advanced AFM technologies combined with hands-on instructions at the AFM. Experienced and novice scientists using AFM technology will find the Forum very helpful to increase their knowledge about this exciting measurement method.
September 7-9, 2011
ETH Hönggergerg-Science City, Zurich, Switzerland.
Early registration online opens June 6.
- EUR 330 faculty/industry/post doc
- EUR 190 students
After July 7:
- EUR 420 faculty/industry/post doc
- EUR 250 students The conference fee covers all lunches, coffee breaks, conference dinner, and workshop participation.
The conference fee covers all lunches, coffee breaks, boat trip, conference dinner, and workshop participation.
- Reservation of discounted hotel rooms: July 15
- Abstract submission: August 29
Click here to register online for the Euro AFM Forum 2011!
Confirmed Invited Speakers
Lyubov Belova, KTH Stockholm
Rüdiger Berger, MPIP Mainz
Ivo Rangelow, TU Ilmenau
Andreas Kis, EPFL Lausanne
Christian Greiner, KIT Karlsruhe
Céline Lichtensteiger, U Geneva
Karim Bouzehouane, Thales
Alexander Jakob ⁄ Stefan Mayr, IOM Leipzig
Call For Abstracts
The Forum will be accepting submissions for both lectures and posters. Abstracts may be submitted online at the conference website beginning June 6. Deadline for submission is July 18. Acceptance for abstract submissions will be announced July 25. Prizes will be awarded for the three top posters.
Enter your best AFM image in the Euro AFM Forum 2011image contest. The best AFM image that represents innovative science and perfect use of the AFM will be awarded an iPad! Please submit your images (jpg, TIFF, png) with a brief description via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(max 50 MB accepted).
Wednesday, September 7
- Starting midday: Lectures /Instrument Workshops
- Evening: Boat Tour
Thursday, September 8
- Lectures / Instrument Workshops
- Poster Session, Image Contest
- Conference Dinner
Friday, September 9
- Lectures / Instrument Workshop
- Lunch and conference closure
Applications Scientists will instruct small groups of researchers on a variety of AFM topics. Instruction will be done on the MFP-3D™ AFM as well as the Cypher™ AFM. Attendees may sign up for two workshop topics.
Tentative Topics Include:
- Nano indentation
- Piezo Force Microscopy
- Electrochemical Strain Microscopy
- Electrical Characterization
- Force Spectroscopy
- Force Mapping
- Atomic resolution / fast scanning with Cypher
- Imaging in liquids
Please note: Session topics may be changed or added.
Accommodation in a hotel room at reduced rates can be booked through the Zurich Tourist Office here:
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