Registration is now open for the inaugural vEM Technology Forum:

It will be hosted by the Rosalind Franklin Institute at the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, UK from October 21-24, 2024.

The focus of the Forum will be on sharing and discussing technical issues and fostering the vEM community. There will be technical presentations, posters, and panel discussions, as well as hardware and software demo lounges and social activities. The annual vEM Town Hall will also take place during this meeting (with in-person and remote access available for this session). 

Session Topics will include:

  • Multimodal and/or Correlative Imaging
  • AI & Volume EM
  • Future Technologies – What’s on the Horizon?
  • Big picture challenges – Calls to Action
  • Microscopy Software or Hardware Technology Developments
  • New Workflows for Microscopy or Data Analysis
  • Sample Preparation Improvements
  • Data Analysis/Data Processing
  • Hardware and Software Automation & Scalability 
  • Translational vEM (medical, biomedical, models of disease)

With Challenge Panel Sessions on the following topics:

  • vEM Facility Management
  • Data Struggles
  • Sample Preparation Challenges

A limited number of travel bursaries will be available for early career researchers, especially those with longer journeys.  Last, but not least, we are extraordinarily grateful to those who have helped with organising and also our sponsors who have made this possible: Thermo Fisher Scientific, JEOL, Zeiss, Leica, Oxford Instruments, ConnectomX, Delmic, WEBKNOSSOS, Microscopy Innovations and SiriusXT