Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference ELS-XVI



The 16th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference (ELS-XVI) will be held at the University of Maryland/College Park, MD, USA on 19-25 March 2017


Abstract submission: Please e-mail your abstract by 15 January 2017 to nadezhda.zakharova@nasa.gov with a copy to michael.i.mishchenko@nasa.gov. Only Word files will be accepted. Please use the following Word template (right-click on the words "Word template" and use the "Save Link As..." option).


Registration: All participants will be asked to pay a $380 registration fee. This will cover the opening reception, coffee breaks, banquet, farewell party, and miscellaneous conference materials. Additional banquet tickets will be available (the price is TBD). Further information will be provided shortly.


Venue: The conference will take place in the Computer and Space Sciences Building. To see it on the University of Maryland campus map, enter the building number 224 in the search window on the left.


Travel and lodging: For general travel and lodging information, please consult the University of Maryland directions and accommodations guides. Please note that UMD shuttle buses will not be available during the Spring Break, so it is highly advisable to find a hotel within walking distance of the Computer and Space Sciences Building. Examples are the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Quality Inn and Suites, Best Western Plus, and College Park Hotel and Suites.


Travel support: Funds will be available to sponsor travel of a limited group of participants. Preference will be given to graduate students and participants from developing countries. In most cases only partial support will be provided, often in the form of waiving the registration fee. Please submit your application for partial travel support by 15 December 2016 to Ludmilla Kolokolova at ludmilla@astro.umd.edu with a copy to Michael Mishchenko at michael.i.mishchenko@nasa.gov. Please provide a detailed explanation and justification of the travel expenses that you ask the ELS-XVI Organizing Committee to reimburse.


Visa support: Please notify, as soon as possible, Ludmilla Kolokolova at ludmilla@astro.umd.edu if you need an official invitation in order to apply for US visa.


For more details see www.giss.nasa.gov/staff/mmishchenko/ELS-XVI


Bremen Workshop on Light Scattering 2017

Institut fuer Werkstofftechnik, IWT, Bremen, 20-21 February 2017



Deadline 1. Jan. 2017

There will be no fee with this workshop.

Organizing Committee

Thomas Wriedt, Process & Chemical Engineering, Institut fuer Werkstofftechnik, Bremen, Germany

Yuri Eremin, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia