Program Highlights & Streams
IMC19 represents a forum for sharing and contesting the latest ideas and technologies in the world of microscopy. The 2018 program will be truly transformational, featuring the world’s thought leaders and rising stars.
The scientific program will include world-renowned plenary and invited speakers, young scientists showcasing their research, digital posters and Pre-Congress workshops. The program will encompass four main streams:
Physical Sciences Life Sciences
Instrumentation & Techniques Frontier Issues
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Submission of abstracts for consideration in the scientific Congress program is now open. The following presentation types are available for selection upon submission:
- Oral Presentation (15 minute presentation)
- Mini Oral Presentation + Digital Poster (3 minute presentation)
- Digital Poster Only (available to view on smartphones, tablets and interactive kiosks in the exhibition hall throughout the Congress, with scheduled 30 minute time slots alongside concurrent sessions for authors wishing to stand by their poster.)
- Hardcopy Poster (available on display in exhibition hall, with changeover of posters each day)
Submissions will explore four main program streams – Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Instrumentation and Techniques and Frontier Issues.
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IFSM Young Scientists Assembly
The IFSM Young Scientists Assembly will take place on Saturday 8 September 2018. This program is open to all early career researchers who completed their Ph.D. within five years from the date of the Congress. Places are limited – applications open from 1 November 2017.
For more information visit the IFSM Young Scientists Assembly page here.
Bursary applications will open on 1 November 2017 to Australian and New Zealand based members of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS). Bursaries will be offered to postgraduate students, junior technical staff, and early career researchers.
More information and details of how to apply are available on the AMMS web site here.
Pre-Congress workshops are being planned at several universities within Sydney and surrounding areas. Workshops will encompass areas of:
- Electron microscopy
- Correlative microscopy
- Optical microscopy
- Atom probe microscopy
- Sample preparation
- Data visualisation and analysis
For more information visit the Workshop page here.
Position Statement on Equity and Diversity at the 19th International Microscopy Congress (IMC19)
The 19th International Microscopy Congress Organising Committee, along with our invited speakers, sponsors and supporters are committed to improving equality, diversity and inclusion across our research and communities. Therefore, we have endeavoured to build a program that will embrace different perspectives on the basis of professional experience, cultural background, disability, gender and sexual orientation or identity to ensure our delegates have the greatest opportunity for collaboration and innovation.
Scientific Program Supporter
1 November 2017
Abstract Submissions Open
1 November 2017
1 February 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline
10 May 2018
Early Bird Registration Closes
10 May 2018
Author Registration Deadline
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