2018 Annual Users Committee Meeting

The 2018 MagLab User Committee meeting will be held in Tallahassee, FL to be Tuesday-Thursday, September 18-20, 2018.

  • Overview

    The National MagLab's Users Committee represents the lab's broad, multidisciplinary users community and advises the lab's leadership on all issues affecting users of our facilities. There will have a workshop on new scientific frontiers opened by state-of-the-art magnet technologies during the day on Tuesday, September 18. The official User Committee meeting will open with dinner on September 18, followed by a full day meeting on September 19, and a half day meeting on September 20.

  • UC meeting agenda


    As of 7/16/2018

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    5:00 p.m. Registration for UC meeting participants not attending workshop at hotel  
    6:00 p.m. DINNER and discussion (with workshop participants) at hotel  
    6:30 p.m. MagLab Overview, Renewal Proposal Overview, and Charge to the Users Committee (hotel) Greg Boebinger
    7:30 p.m. Adjourn  

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

      BREAKFAST at the hotel  
    8:00 a.m. Bus from hotel to MagLab  
    8:15 a.m. Arrive MagLab  
    8:30 a.m. Registration  
    8:45 a.m. Welcome from Institutional Representatives Dr. David Norton, Dr. Mary Hockaday/ Tanja Pietrass, Dr. Gary Ostrander/ Dr. Ross Ellington
    9:00 a.m. User Program - Prior year report Eric Palm
    9:20 a.m. AMRIS User facility updates All 7 Facility Directors
    9:30 a.m. DC Field User facility updates  
    9:40 a.m. EMR User facility updates  
    9:50 a.m. HBT User facility updates  
    10:00 a.m. ICR User facility updates  
    10:10 a.m. NMR User facility updates  
    10:20 a.m. PFF User facility updates  
    10:30 a.m. COFFEE BREAK  
    10:45 a.m. Magnet Materials Lance Cooley
    11:00 a.m. Magnet Technology Mark Bird
    11:15 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Facilities in Focus
    • DC Field/ HBT (B101)
    • EMR (A128)
    • ICR (B210)
    • NMR/ AMRIS (B333)
    • PFF (A235)

    • Tim Murphy, Neil Sullivan
    • Stephen Hill, Jurek Krzystek
    • Chris Hendrickson
    • Tim Cross, Joanna Long
    • Marcelo Jamie, Ross McDonalds
    12:15 p.m. Group picture  
    12:20 p.m. LUNCH  
    1:20 p.m. Q&A
    • DC Field/ HBT (B101)
    • EMR (A128)
    • ICR (B210)
    • NMR/ AMRIS (B333)
    • PFF (A235)

    • Sara Haravifard
    • Stefan Stoll
    • Jon Amster
    • Len Mueller, Ed Chekmenev
    • Jamie Manson
    3:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK  
    3:15 p.m. Users Committee discussion/ report writing (closed door) B101 Madalina Furis
    5:30 p.m. Bus from MagLab to hotel  
    5:30 p.m. Self Organized DINNER at Restaurant/ hotel to continue discussion  

    Thursday, September 20, 2018

      BREAKFAST at the hotel  
    8:00 a.m. Bus from hotel to MagLab  
    8:15 a.m. Arrive to MagLab  
    8:30 a.m. Informal reports from breakouts by Users Committee scribes  
    9:30 a.m. Users Committee executive session: office election (closed door) Madalina Furis
    10:00 a.m. COFFEE BREAK  
    10:30 a.m. Outbrief with Institutional Representatives and MagLab Director LANL, FSU and UF Representatives
    11:00 a.m. Users Committee executive session: Draft report Madalina Furis
    12:00 p.m. WORKING LUNCH  
    1:00 p.m. Adjourn  
  • User workshop agenda


    The user workshop agenda is still under revision and will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

  • Visa

    Please refer to Visa Information page for more information.

  • Contact Us

    For questions regarding conference logistics, please contact Renee Luallen at (850) 644-6257.

    For questions regarding UC member travel reimbursement, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last modified on 16 July 2018