Invited Speaker
Institution Country 
Title of Lecture
Emad Aziz BESSY Germany Charge transfer to solvent identified via dark channel fluorescence yield L-edge spectroscopy
Oliver Bunk
Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institute
Switzerland  Multimodal imaging: bright-field, phase contrast and dark-field imaging of tissue samples
Claire Berger CNRS, and Physics, Georgia Tech France and USA Epitaxial graphene as a nearly ideal graphene band structure system
Majed Chergui
Probing ultrafast molecular dynamics in solutions from the UV to the hard X-ray range
Andrea Damascelli
University of British Columbia 
ARPES on correlated and superconducting oxides
Hermann Duerr
LCLS, SLAC, Stanford
Femtosecond spin-orbit excitations in ferromagnets
Hubert Ebert
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
Calculation of angle-resolved photo emission spectra within the one-step model of photo emission - recent developments
Donglai Feng
Fudan Univeristy
Unconventional spin density waves in iron-based superconductors and their parent compounds
Peter Fischer
Magnetic soft X-ray microscopy – achievements and future opportunities to image fast spin dynamics in nanomagnetism
Alexander Föhlisch
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie Germany 
Transient phases and phase transitions probed with ultrafast X-ray scattering and spectroscopy
Giacomo Ghiringhelli
Politecnico di Milano Italy 
Momentum dependent excitations in cuprates studied by high resolution RIXS
Akiyoshi Hishikawa
Institute for Molecular Sciences  Japan 
 Visualizing ultrafast chemical reactions by intense ultrashort laser pulses
Nobuhiro Kosugi UVSOR, Institute for Molecular Science
Molecular inner-shell spectra of weakly bonding and interacting systems 
Catalin Miron
SOLEIL France 
Decay dynamics and nuclear motion of core-excited species probed by high resolution soft X-ray electron spectroscopy
Jürg Osterwalder 
University of Zürich
Surface states as a bonanza for spin-polarized electrons
Beatriz Roldán Cuenya
University of Central Florida
Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures
Tsumoru Shintake
SPring-8 Japan 
Status of the X-ray Free Electron Laser SCSS Project in Japan
Yasutaka Takata
SPring-8 Japan 
Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Amina Taleb-Ibrahimi
SOLEIL France 
Novel electronic properties of layered compounds and tunnel junctions: Prospects for superconductivity and magnetism
John Tse
University of Saskatchewan  Canada 
Molecular Mott-Hubbard transition - pressure induced insulator-metal transition of main group organometallics
David Velleneuve
Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, NRC  Canada 
Using high harmonic spectroscopy to learn about molecular structure and dynamics