Programme overview

33rd MAX IV User Meeting – MAX IV in Focus

25-27 (28) October 2021, Scandic Star Lund & Hybrid participation options


Monday 25 October (09:00 – 19:00):

Morning: Satellite meetings

  • Theoretical X-ray spectroscopy
  • PhD program development group


Afternoon: Opening session

  • Welcome from the MAX IV users association FASM.
  • Directors´ science and facility status.
  • Update on the ongoing MAX IV strategy 2023 – 2030.
  • MAX IV and Industry.
  • FASM Annual meeting
  • User highlights from a year of Corona
  • Poster session


Tuesday 26 October (09:00 – 18:00):

In order to allow for a wider representation of users and topics we are hosting 5 parallel sessions on Tuesday 26th.
All the sessions will include invited and submitted contributions.

Morning: User science results from MAX IV

  • Five parallel sessions grouped by methods / techniques. Please submit abstract for your oral contribution. Deadline 3 September.


Afternoon: Forward looking science for MAX IV

  • Five parallel sessions grouped by science topics. Please propose what you want to contribute with by registering your interest.
    Your input and feedback is essential. Deadline 3 September


Satellite meeting: Theoretical X-ray spectroscopy

Conference dinner


Wednesday 27 October (09:00 – 17:00):

Morning: Plenary session

  • Cross cutting methods and opportunities
  • Students science and PhD Thesis awards.


Afternoon: MAX IV strategy process, expressions of interest and development roadmap

  • Overview of the MAX IV strategy and development roadmap process (MAX IV management)
  • Oral pitches (5-10 minute each) on “Expressions of Interest (EoI) for large-scale investments at MAX IV” This in an open opportunity for anyone who wishes to present EoI’s that are intended for submission for Nov 18. (MAX IV will make a selection if and only if there are more contributions than we can accommodate)
  • Plenum discussion about the strategy and roadmap process, next steps


Dinner for Ultrafast satellite


Thursday 28 October (09:00 – 13:00):

Satellite meeting:

  • Ultrafast x-ray science at MAX IV