News & Topics

Registration & Accommodation website is open.
The deadline for registration and hotel reservation is March 15th, 2017.
We strongly recommend completing your registration and accommodation reservation as soon as possible,
because there is a limit to the number of single rooms at JAL Private Resort Okuma, the venue for EDGE2017.
There is no other hotel near the venue.
  • If you would like to share a room with your colleagues, please contact JTB-GMT staff: edge2017@gmt.jtb.jp
  • If you would like to extend your stay, please reserve your room on the accommodation web site as usual
        (check-in May 14, check-out May 19), then please contact JTB-GMT staff: edge2017@gmt.jtb.jp
  • Abstract submission has been closed (except for invited speakers).
    Thank you for your contributions.
    Notifications of abstract status (oral/poster, session) will be sent in February, 2017.
    Proceedings.
    Proceedings (full-length papers) will be published in MICROSCOPY (Oxford Journals) as the "EDGE Special Issue".
    Participants of EDGE2017 are recommended to prepare each manuscript for the special issue by the date of the meeting. Manuscript submission will be open from May 1st, 2017. The submission deadline for the special issue will be at the end of May, 2017.

     


    About the Meeting

    EDGE2017 is the 8th in this series of conferences. It will use a Gordon Conference-style format, with a mixture of scientific sessions and free time for informal discussions (see information about previous workshops here ). It will take place at  JAL Private Resort Okuma, Okinawa, Japan, a secluded beachside resort that artfully blends Japanese traditions with modern conveniences.

    Topics:

  • Latest EELS advances and likely future developments
  • Advances in Instrumentation
  • Advances in Techniques
  • Advances in Theory
  • Applications in Materials Science, Physics and Biology
  • Beyond traditional microscopy / spectroscopy
  • For a PDF file of the EDGE 2017 meeting brochure, please click here.

    For a PowerPoint file of the EDGE2017 meeting brochure, please click here.

     


    What's New

    February 1st, 2017
    Abstract submission (except for invited speakers) has been closed.
    January 20th, 2017
    The deadline of abstracts submission has been extended.
    January 17th, 2017
    The Abstract Template has been modified.
    Information about support for students & post-docs has been updated in the Scholarships.
    December 27th, 2016
    Information about public transportations has been added to the Travel.
    December 20th, 2016
    Information about support for students & post-docs has been added to the Scholarships.
    December 14th, 2016
    Information about shuttle buses (tentative) has been added to the Travel.
    December 7th, 2016
    Invited Speakers list (tentative) has been updated in the Program.
    December 5th, 2016
    Sponsors page has been updated.
    December 1st, 2016
    Online Registration and Accommodation has been started. Registration and Accommodation information is given on Registration page.
    November 4th, 2016
    Abstract submission has been started. The information about abstract submission is given on Abstracts page.
    September 27th, 2016
    Information about Proceedings has been added to the Abstract page.
    Travel information has been updated.
    Social event information has been updated.
    August 31st, 2016
    A few typos have been corrected. We thank Prof. C.C. for advice.
    August 2nd, 2016
    Invited Speakers list (tentative) has been given in the Program.
    EDGE2017 brochures (.pptx and .pdf) have been updated.
    July 12th, 2016
    Important Dates and Sponsors have been updated.
    July 6th, 2016
    Photos and EDGE2017 brochures (.pptx and .pdf) have been updated.
    June 8th, 2016
    The Japanese Society of Microscopy supports EDGE meeting.
    June 7th, 2016
    An e-mail address for inquiries has been added.
    March 31st, 2016
    A PDF file of the EDGE 2017 meeting brochure (tentative) has been added.
    March 16th, 2016
    Typos and mistakes in this tentative website have been fixed.
    December 21st, 2015
    Tentative website is open.