18th International Conference on X-Ray Absorption and Fine Structure HYBRID

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Call for Abstracts

The Organising Committee for the International Conference on X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure, Virtual (XAFS2022) invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the Conference.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • In-Person and Virtual Poster presentations available
Submit your XAFS 2022 Abstract Download the XAFS 2022 Abstract Template


The XAFS Virtual 2022 Program Committee are pleased to confirm the below themes for the Conference.

  • Addressing Climate Change
  • Atoms and Molecules
  • Catalysis
  • Chemically Specific Imaging with XAS
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Electro Catalysis
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • In-situ
  • In-situ Methods
  • Instrumentation Inc. Lab Based XAS/XES Systems and New Beamline Technology
  • Life Science, Biology, Biochemistry and Medicine
  • Magnetism
  • Materials Science and Energy-Related Materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • New Methods and Combination of Techniques
  • New Methods and Theory
  • Preparation of Biological Samples for XAS
  • Radioactive and Nuclear Materials
  • Soft Matter
  • Software Data Analysis
  • Spectroscopies at XFEL Sources, Time-Resolved and Ultrafast Techniques
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • XAS in the Medium Energy Range
  • XAS, XES and XFM capabilities of the new Australian medium energy X-ray beamline
  • X-ray Microscopy and Tomography
  • X-ray Raman and Soft Edges
  • X-ray Scattering, Electron Spectroscopy, Photo-in & Photon-out Spectroscopy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long should my abstract be?

Your abstract should have a maximum of 300 words excluding authors, affiliations and title.

Can I submit more than one abstract?

Yes, multiple abstract submissions are permitted.

Can I edit my abstract?

Yes, you may view and edit your abstract in the Submission Portal. However, once you have submitted your abstract, you will need to contact the Conference Secretariat if you wish to make any further changes.

How will I know that I have successfully uploaded my abstract?

After completion of the online submission form, advice that your submission has been successful will appear on your edit abstract screen as "submitted". You will also receive a confirmation email. Please make sure you check your spam folder.

When will I be notified of my abstract's status?

Abstract Submissions will be reviewed after the abstract submission closes on 25 April 2022. Author notifications will be sent by 10 May 2022.

Do I need to register for XAFS 2022?

Yes, all presenting authors must register by Friday 10 June 2022 for their presentation to be included in the Conference program.

If I have submitted an abstract and I want to withdraw, what do I do?

Presenting authors are allowed to withdraw their abstract by contacting program@xafs2022.org at any time until Friday 10 June 2022.

If I have any other enquiries about my abstract, whom do I contact?

If you have any enquiries that are not answered above, please contact the Conference Secretariat at program@xafs2022.org.

Terms and Conditions

It is a condition of acceptance of the abstract that at least the presenting author must register to attend the Conference and present the submission. Final abstract acceptance requires registration and payment by the deadline of 10 June 2022. Submission of posters implies the author’s agreement to publish the poster in all Conference publications including the website.

Acceptance of abstracts does not imply any payment from the Conference Committee. Acceptance or otherwise is at the discretion of the Conference Program Committee whose decision is final.

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts Open
1 December 2021

Registration Open

Abstract Submission Deadline
25 April 2022

Abstract Notifications
May 2022

Presenters Registration Date
10 June 2022

Poster Abstract Submission Deadline
15 June 2022

XAFS 2022 Conference
10 - 15 July 2022