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For dates, locations and anticipated attendance of major national meetings check out the FASEB, Biophysical Society, American Association for Cell Biology, and Microscopy Society of America.

4th UniBe Practical Course on Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Vitreous Sections (CEMOVIS, a.k.a cryoEM of frozen-hydrated sections)
Institute of Anatomy, University of Bern, Switzerland
August 11-13 and 14-16, 2014
Application deadline: April 15, 2014
Conference information: CEMOVIS Course

The Sixth Brazil School for Single Particle Cryo-EM
São Paulo, Brazil
August 14-26, 2014
Application deadline: None
Conference information: The 6th Brazil School for Single Particle Cryo-EM

3rd Workshop on Sub-Tomogram Averaging for Cryo Electron Tomography Data
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
August 19-22, 2014
Application deadline: May 15, 2014
Conference information: 3rd Workshop on Sub-Tomogram Averaging
For information contact Daniel Castaño-Díez

EMBO Practical Course on Cryo-EM and 3D Image Processing
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
August 31- September 9, 2014
Application deadline: May 29, 2014
Conference information: EMBO Course on Cryo-EM and 3D Image Processing

18th International Microscopy Congress 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
September 7-12, 2014
Application deadline: March 19, 2014
Conference information: International Microscopy Congress 2014

Workshop on Rapid Specimen Preparation and In-Resin Fluorescence Preservation
Electron Microscopy Unit - London Research Institute (CRUK) 44, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LY - UK
October 8-9, 2014, 2014 Application deadline: September 19, 2014
Each workshop will include detailed hands-on tutorials (only 2 participants in each of 4 groups) covering rapid freezing and embedding, and preservation of fluorescence in resin for integrated microscopy.
Contact: Raffaella Carzaniga (Raffaella.carzaniga@cancer.org.uk) to register and for more information.

RELION Workshop
Diamond House, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK
October 16, 2014, 2014
Application deadline: September 5, 2014
Conference information: RELION Workshop

The 2nd International Multidisciplinary Microscopy and Microanalysis Congress & Exhibition – InterM 2014
Oludeniz, Fethiye / Mugla-TURKEY
October 16-19, 2014, 2014
Abstract deadline: August 8, 2014 for oral presentations, September 19, 2014 for poster presentations
Conference information: InterM 2014

NIBSC / JEOL / LEICA CryoEM –Workshop
NIBSC Imaging laboratory, Potters Bar, London, UK
October 27-31, 2014, 2014
Application deadline: September 5, 2014
Conference information: The course will embrace cryo-preparation techniques using Cryo-FEGSEM, Cryo-TEM with GIF quantum and many associated preparation techniques: High pressure freezing (HMP010), Freeze fracture (Leica/BAF060), Cryo-sectioning, Freeze substitution, Vitreous thin films (plunge freezing), Tomography and High resolution Cryo-FEG SEM. This year new automated acquisition solutions will also be taught.
Contact: Kirsty MacLellan-Gibson (Kirsty.MacLellan-Gibson@nibsc.org) for more information.


2014 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014) Special session: Electron-microscopy image processing problems and applications in biology: From structure to dynamics.
CNIT Conference Center La Défense, Paris, France
October 27-30, 2014
Application deadline: February 14, 2014
Conference information: IEEE ICIP 2014
Special Session Information: Contact Slavica Jonic (slavica.jonic@impmc.upmc.fr) or Carlos Oscar Sanchez Sorzano (coss@cnb.csic.es)

Workshop on Advanced Topics in EM Structure Determination
National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), La Jolla, California USA
November 9-14, 2014
Application deadline: July 1, 2014
Conference information: NRAMM Biennial Workshop

International Course on Multi-scale Integration in Biological Systems - 2014
Institut Curie - Paris, France
November 13-18, 2014
Application deadline: September 21, 2014
Program information: Multi-scale Integration Course
For additional information contact multiscale.integration2014@curie.fr


The 7th International Congress on Electron Tomography
Cancun, Mexico
November 17-20, 2014
Abstract Application deadline: September 1, 2014 (talk); November 1, 2014 (poster)
Registration deadline: September 30, 2014
Conference information: The 7th International Electron Tomography Congress

27th New Zealand National Conference on Microscopy
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
February 2-4, 2015
Post-conference workshops will run on February 5-6, 2015
Abstract deadline: November 7, 2014
Conference information: New Zealand Microscopy Conference

For additional information contact: Allen Mitchell

Microscopy Conference 2015/ German Society for Electron Microscopy e.V.
Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
September 6-11, 2015
Application & Registration deadlines: TBA
Conference information: MC 2015
For additional information contact: Kristin Jansen at kristin.jansen@conventus.de, mc@conventus.de or by phone at +49 3641 31 16-341