European Workshop on Laser Ablation

Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 12-15, 2016


The National Institute of Chemistry Slovenia (Department for Analytical Chemistry) invites you to participate in the 13th European Workshop on Laser Ablation (EWLA2016), taking place July 12 to 15, 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The conference will bring together international scientists experienced in laser-based microanalytical techniques in an informal setting to examine recent progress in the field, ranging from theoretical approaches to practical applications. More than 150 participants from 25 countries are expected to attend.

Registration will open on 12th July, at 17:00 in the Grand Hotel Union Grand Foyer. The registration will be followed by Icebreaker reception at Grand Hotel Union Garden at 19:00 - be sure not to miss it.

Scientific Programme

The conference will focus on major topics dealing with fundamentals (laser-matter interaction, particle formation and transport phenomena, mapping strategies, standardization, isotope ratio analysis, data reduction developments), applications (earth sciences/geology, biology/(bio)imaging, archaeology/cultural heritage, materials sciences, (bio)medical sciences) and instrumentation (new developments).

About Ljubljana

Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and the official European Green Capital 2016, is still a small (ca. 300,000 inhabitants), pretty and easy to get around city. We welcome you to explore its beauty, with rich traditions, youthful vibrancy, cultural creativity, feel for entertainment, and numerous green spaces. The location of the venue is the elegant Grand Hotel Union in Art Nouveau style in the heart of the city center, overlooking Prešeren square, the Triple Bridge and the Ljubljana castle.

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