Finland - MAX IV Symposium 29.-30.8.2019, Oulu University

MAX IV is a synchrotron radiation facility on the Finnish research infrastructure roadmap. The Finland -MAX IV Symposium gathers together the management of the MAX IV facility and Finnish stakeholders to give an Introduction to MAX IV facility, services and access policies as well as presentations of Finnish
synchrotron radiation research. This will be followed by panel discussion on Finland - MAXIV relations and MAX IV on Finnish research infrastructure roadmap.

Symposium program, Thu 29.8.2019, lecture hall L2
Session I: Introduction to MAX IV
9:00 - 9:15 Opening words, Rector Jouko Niinimäki, University of Oulu
9:15 - 9:40 Ian McNulty, MAX IV Laboratory
9:40 - 10:15 Marjolein Thunnissen, MAX IV Laboratory
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee
Session II: MAX IV beamlines
10:30 - 10:50 Thomas Ursby, MX Group, MAX IV Laboratory
10:50 - 11:10 Ian McNulty, Imaging Group, MAX IV Laboratory
11:10 - 11:30 Conny Såthe, Spectroscopy Group, MAX IV Laboratory
11:30 - 11:50 Ann Terry, Diffraction/scattering Group, MAX IV Laboratory
11:50 - 12:45 Lunch
Session III: Finnish participation in MAX IV
12:45 - 13:00 Samuli Urpelainen, FIMAX Consortium
13:00 - 13:15 Merja Särkioja, Infrastructure funding - Academy of Finland
13:15 - 13:30 Sari Granroth, Finnish Synchrotron Radiation User Organization (FSRUO)
13:30 - 13:45 Jukka Kuva, FinTomo
Session IV: Synchrotron-based research in Finland
13:45 - 14:10 Marko Huttula, University of Oulu
14:10 - 14:35 Simo Huotari, University of Helsinki
14:35 - 15:00 Paavo Penttilä, Aalto University
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee
15:15 - 15:40 Kari Rissanen, University of Jyväskylä
15:40 - 16:05 Mika Valden, Tampere University
16:05 - 16:30 Edwin Kukk, University of Turku
16:30 - 16:55 Tiina Salminen, Åbo Akademi University
16:55 - 17:20 Mikko Merimaa, VTT Tecnical Research Center of Finland
17:20 - 17:45 Ari Lukkarinen, CSC - IT Center for Science
17:45 - 18:30 Free discussion and closing words
18:30 Transportation to dinner location
19:30 Dinner at Lapland Hotels (speakers and panelists)


Panel discussion, Fri 30.8.2019, Tellus Stage
9:00 - 10:30 Panel discussion
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee session
12:00 - 14:00 FIMAX Steering Group meeting @ Tellus Aspire


List of panelists
Minnamari Vippola Vice Dean of Research fo Faculty of Engineering Sciences (Tampere University), Professor of Materials Science and Environmental Engineering (Tampere University), Member of Finnish Research Infrastructure Committee (Academy of Finland), Member of Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering (Academy of Finland)
Ian McNulty Director and Physical Science Director (MAX IV Laboratory)
Marjolein Thunnissen Life Science Director (MAX IV Laboratory)
Pirjo Kutinlahti Ministerial Advisor (Ministry of Employment and the Economy of Finland)
Kalle Kantola Vice President of Research Smart Industry and Energy Systems (VTT), Board member of Lindström Oy
Taina Pihlajaniemi Vice Rector of Research (University of Oulu), Professor of Medical Biochemistry (University of Oulu)
Lari Lehtiö Academy Research Fellow, Professor of Structural Biology (University of Oulu), Vice Director of Instruct-FI and Coordinator of Protein Crystallography Core Unit (Biocenter Oulu)
Marko Peura Senior Advisor in Research Administration (Infrastructure, University of Helsinki)


Last updated: 2.9.2019