The 2018 MagLab Users Committee meeting was held in Tallahassee, FL, 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. The 2018 gathering featured a workshop focused on new scientific frontiers opened by state-of-the-art magnet technologies in addition to committee meetings.

     
  • Important Dates

     
    • UC members only - complete Guest Traveler Info Form: 8/20/2018
    • Discounted Hotel Reservation Rate Ends: 9/7/2018
    • Registration Closes: 9/10/2018
    • Reimbursement starts 9/21/2018
     
  • Lodging

    User Workshop and Users Committee meeting attendees can make reservations by either one of the following methods:

    • Online
    • Phone call-in reservations: 877-800-2652

    Reference group code UCW or mention Users Committee Workshop/Meeting.

    A block of rooms has been reserved for September 17, 2018 - September 20, 2018.

    A breakfast voucher for a Full American Breakfast Buffet in Jacob’s on the Plaza restaurant is included.

     
  • User workshop agenda

     

    As of 9/6/2018

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

      BREAKFAST at the hotel  
    8:30 a.m. Bus departs hotel  
    8:45 a.m. Arrive at MagLab
    Registration
     
    9:00 a.m. Welcome and Strategic Overview (including new magnets, future magnets) in B101 Greg Boebinger
    9:45 a.m. Future Science 1A - Materials David Larbalestier
    10:30 a.m. BREAK  
    10:45 a.m. Future Science 1B - Materials Philip Moll
    11:15 a.m. Unstructured Discussion Chaired by Greg Boebinger
    11:30 a.m. Future Science 2A - Chemistry and Biology Joanna Long
    12:15 p.m. LUNCH in lobby  
    1:30 p.m. Future Science 2B - Chemistry and Biology Sophia Hayes
    2:00 p.m. Unstructured Discussion Chaired by Greg Boebinger
    2:15 p.m. Future Science 3A - Energy and Environment Alan Marshall
    3:00 p.m. BREAK  
    3:15 p.m. Future Science 3B - Energy and Environment Yan Yan Hu
    3:45 p.m. Unstructured Discussion Chaired by Greg Boebinger
    4:00 p.m. Future Science 4A - CMS Laura Greene
    4:45 p.m. Future Science 4B - CMS Joseph Checkelsky
    5:15 p.m. Unstructured Discussion Chaired by Greg Boebinger
    5:30 p.m. Bus departs MagLab to hotel  
    6:00 p.m. DINNER and Discussion (with UC meeting participants) at hotel  
    6:30 p.m. MagLab Overview, Renewal Proposal Overview, and Charge to the Users Committee at hotel Greg Boebinger
     
  • Users Committee meeting agenda

     

    As of 9/13/2018

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

      BREAKFAST at the hotel  
    8:00 a.m. Bus departs hotel  
    8:15 a.m. Arrive at MagLab  
    8:30 a.m. Registration  
    8:45 a.m. Welcome from Institutional Representatives Dr. Mary Hockaday, 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 Joanna Long
    9:30 a.m. DC Field User facility updates Tim Murphy
    9:40 a.m. EMR User facility updates Stephen Hill
    9:50 a.m. HBT User facility updates Neil Sullivan
    10:00 a.m. ICR User facility updates Amy McKenna
    10:10 a.m. NMR User facility updates Tim Cross
    10:20 a.m. PFF User facility updates Mike Rabin or designee
    10:30 a.m. BREAK  
    10:45 a.m. Magnet Materials Lance Cooley
    11:00 a.m. Magnet Technology Mark Bird
    11:15 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS - MagLab presents Facilities in Focus
    • DC Field/ HBT (B101)
    • EMR (A128)
    • ICR (B210)
    • NMR/ AMRIS (B333)
    • PFF (A235)


    • Tim Murphy, Neil Sullivan
    • Stephen Hill, Jurek Krzystek
    • Alan Marshall
    • Tim Cross, Joanna Long
    • Mike Rabin or designee
    12:15 p.m. Group picture in lobby  
    12:20 p.m. LUNCH in lobby  
    1:20 p.m. Users Committee asks questions of MagLab
    • DC Field/ HBT (B101)
    • EMR (A128)
    • ICR (B210)
    • NMR/ AMRIS (B333)
    • PFF (A235)


    • Sara Haravifard
    • Stefan Stoll
    • Forest White
    • Ed Chekmenev
    • Madalina Furis
    3:00 p.m. BREAK  
    3:15 p.m. Users Committee discussion/ report writing (B101 closed door) Madalina Furis
    5:30 p.m. Bus departs 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 departs hotel  
    8:15 a.m. Arrive at MagLab  
    8:30 a.m. Informal reports from breakouts by Users Committee scribes to MagLab team  
    9:30 a.m. Users Committee Executive Session: Office Election (closed door) Madalina Furis
    10:00 a.m. BREAK  
    10:30 a.m. Outbrief with Institutional Representatives and MagLab Director LANL, FSU and UF Representatives, Greg Boebinger
    11:00 a.m. Users Committee Executive Session: Draft report Madalina Furis
    12:00 p.m. WORKING LUNCH  
    1:00 p.m. Adjourn  
    1:00 p.m. Bus departs MagLab to airport and hotel  
     
  • Registration

    Registration fees:

    • $150 User workshop
    • $200 UC meeting
    • $275 User workshop and UC meeting

    User Committee Members and other external attendees from UF and PFF, please register, and then click to STEP 2 to PAY for your registration for this event. We will reimburse User Committee members for the cost.

    FSU-MagLab attendees, you only need to complete STEP 1 to SIGN UP for the event. You do not need to pay, as we will have it paid out of your in-house account after the meeting is over.

    Registration is now open until September 10th, 2018. 

    Please copy and paste the following link in a browser: https://usi.capd.fsu.edu/emc00/register.aspx?OrgCode=10&EvtID=16023&AppCode=REG&CC=118082703651

    If you have questions regarding the registration process, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     
  • Transportation

    User Workshop - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Bus departs DoubleTree hotel 8:30am

    Bus departs MagLab to DoubleTree hotel 5:30pm

    Users Committee Meeting - Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    Bus departs DoubleTree hotel 8:00am

    Bus departs MagLab to DoubleTree hotel 5:30pm

    Users Committee Meeting - Thursday, September 20, 2018

    Bus departs DoubleTree hotel 8:00am

    Bus departs MagLab to airport and DoubleTree hotel 1:00pm

    Please let us know during registration if you need a ride from the MagLab to the airport.

    For questions regarding transportation, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (850) 644-6257.

  • 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 3 October 2018