Annual Users' Meeting

October 22, 24-25, 2024

This year's AUM will include a virtual program of facility updates, parallel scientific sessions, and presentations from CLS and UEC award winners on October 24-25, 2024. An in-person day of events will also be held at the University of Waterloo on October 22, 2024, which will be broadcast live to virtual participants.

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Workshops and Schools

June 18-20, 2024 | XRD and Scattering School 2024

The CLS will host its third in-person X-Ray Diffraction and Scattering School for materials science this summer. The school will focus on the techniques more popular among Brockhouse beamline users: X-Ray Diffraction / Rietveld Refinement, Pair Distribution Function, and Small Angle X-Ray Scattering. We will have both lectures and hands-on data analysis sessions. The school will feature a visit to Canadian Light Source and XRD demonstrations at the Saskatchewan Structural Sciences Centre (SSSC) at the University of Saskatchewan.

August 8, 15, and 22, 2024 | Indigenous Perspectives in Chemistry and Physics

Interested in integrating Indigenous knowledge systems into your chemistry and physics classes? Join our free virtual professional development sessions this August! Network with peers, learn about Indigenous contributions and culturally responsive teaching strategies, and engage with our expert panel.


PALSA 2025

August 20-22, 2025 | Advancing Sustainable Agriculture and Food Research

The CLS will host the fourth biennial meeting of the Pan American Light Sources for Agriculture (PALSA). Join us in Saskatoon for this opportunity to learn and network with others in agriculture and food research.

WAO 2025

September 22-26, 2025 | 14th International Workshop on Accelerator Operations (WAO)

Improve the efficiency of your facility's operations by learning how others address such topics as staffing, training, documentation, commissioning, safety, and maintenance.