NRF Synchrotron Workshop

    • 09:30 09:40
      Welcome and Opening address 10m
      Speakers: Clifford Nxomani (National Research Foundation) , Tshepo Ntsoane (Necsa)
    • 09:40 10:00
      Access to global research infrastructures 20m
      Speaker: Clifford Nxomani (National Research Foundation)
    • 10:00 10:40
      The EBS programme at the ESRF and first science 40m
      Speaker: Francesco Sette (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF))
    • 10:40 10:50
      Overview of SA’s synchrotron activities 10m
      Speaker: Tshepo Ntsoane (Necsa)
    • 10:50 11:00
      Structural Biology in South Africa and its links to the ESRF 10m
      Speaker: Wolf-Dieter Schubert (University of Pretoria)
    • 11:00 11:10
      Tea Break 10m
    • 11:10 11:20
      Characterisation of Materials and Synchrotron X‐ray deep learning 10m
      Speaker: Mashikoane Mogodi (University of Cape Town)
    • 11:20 11:30
      Palaeontology at the ESRF: Past, present and future 10m
      Speaker: Kudakwashe Jakata (University of the Witwatersrand)
    • 11:30 11:40
      4th generation light source for scientific and industrial development 10m
      Speaker: Dean Barrett (LNLS/Sirius)
    • 11:40 11:50
      Residual stress characterization using synchrotron XRD for the development laser shock processing applied to steam turbine blades 10m
      Speaker: Daniel Glaser (CSIR)
    • 11:50 12:00
      Importance of synchrotron techniques to characterisation of Energy Materials 10m
      Speaker: David Billing (University of the Witwatersrand)
    • 12:00 12:10
      Engineering Research and Technology Transfer for Light Sources, Beamlines and Measurement Instrumentation 10m
      Speaker: Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg)
    • 12:10 12:50
      Panel discussion session 40m
    • 12:50 13:00
      Closure 10m