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Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture
President: Professor Antonino Zichichi


Director: Giovanna Scapin, PhD

Director Emeritus: Sir Tom Blundell, FRS FMedSci

Preliminary Programme

Indexing and space group determination
Angela Altomare, CNR Italy

Paula Abdala, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Simon Billinge, Columbia University, USA

Extremly high throughput data collection
Nicola Casati, Swiss Light source at the Paul Scherrer Institute

• Pawley and LeBail methods
• Validation using computational methods

Bill David, University of Oxford, UK

What is powder diffraction
Robert Dinnebier, Max Planck, Germany

Structure refinement
John Evans, Durham University, UK

Synchrotron: How to choose a beamline for your PXRD/PDF measurement?
Andrew Fitch, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France

Need to solve or not? Databases
Jonas Nyman, Cambridge Structural Database, UK

Synchrotron-XRPD in the pharmaceutical industry
Fabia Gozzo, Excelsus Structural Solutions, Switzerland

IR-XRD and Raman-XRD (in situ)
Ivan Halasz, Institute Ruder Boskovic, Croatia

High energy X-rays: In situ and operando data collection; time-resolved measurements
Mads Ry Vogel Jørgensen, MAX IV synchrotron source, Sweden

Electron diffraction
Ute Kolb, Mainz University, Mainz, Germany

Structure determination: Direct space, reciprocal space, dual space
Lynne McCusker, Retired from ETH Zurich

Neutron diffraction
Brian Toby, Argonne National Lab, IL, USA

Extremely high resolution data collection PXRD (focus multicrystal analyzer)
Lucy Saunders, Diamond Light Source, UK

Local structure analysis in real space
Max Terban, Momentum Transfer - a venture of Chemovator

XRD-CT (in situ)
Gavin Vaughan, European Synchrotron

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