Courses & Workshops

These activities are supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, under the MSI Program and by the Ministry of Research and Innovation of Ontario. A list of past events run by the CCEM can be found here.

CCEM User Group Meeting and Scientific Workshop

Date: 30 to 31 May, 2019
Location: BSB 147, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Registration deadline: May 17, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: May 10, 2019

A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP, showcasing electron microscopy from CCEM users for CCEM users. Hosted as part of the Annual CCEM User Group Scientific Meeting, this gathering will be an opportunity for CCEM users to present and share research performed at the CCEM. The workshop will be comprised of lectures on Day One and workshops focusing on image processing, EELS, and atom prove tomography on Day Two. The conference is suitable for all levels of expertise, with invited speakers from the user group across broad fields, such as biological and geological materials, energy materials, advanced steels, and technique development. Students are encouraged to submit abstracts for a chance to win cash presentation awards, as supported by the Microscopical Society of Canada.

For more information see flyer here.

Public lecture to be held on May 30, 2019 at 1:30 pm. See flyer here. You do not need to register if you are only attending the public lecture.


2019 CCEM Summer School Application

Date: 3 to 7 June, 2019
Location: TBD, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Application deadline: January 31, 2019

This school will focus on advanced training with instructors and expert users of aberration-corrected microscopes, electron optics (correctors and microscopes) and spectrometers. The school will cover advanced EELS acquisition methods on the Quantum with K2 direct electron detector, Tridiem, monochromator alignments, advanced EELS data processing, advanced STEM image data processing, advanced data processing for electron tomography, energy-loss near-edge structures and atomic resolved EELS theory. Practical sessions will also cover processing of images and spectra using independent component analysis, HyperSpy and various tomography reconstruction softwares.

For more information see flyer here.

Registration is now full, please come back next year.