Wednesday 5 January
14:00 – 14:10 GMT
Welcome and Introduction to Meeting

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

14:10 – 14:20 GMT
What starting a career as a facility manager taught me about developing cutting-edge open technology

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

14:20 – 14:30 GMT
Crafting a home brew microscopy facility

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

14:30 – 14:40 GMT
Six years deep into AIM - lessons in scattering and adaptive refocusing

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

14:40 – 15:05 GMT
Q & A Session - Open Discussion

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

15:05 – 15:10 GMT
Techno Bite: Laser-Free Confocal – Structured Illumination spinning disk microscopy (Photon Lines Ltd)

Session One: Techno Bites

15:10 – 15:15 GMT
Techno Bite: The dawn of a new era of AI in microscopy (Leica Microsystems (UK) Ltd)

Session One: Techno Bites

15:15 – 15:20 GMT
Techno Bite: Metrics in the Facility (Stratocore)

Session One: Techno Bites

15:20 – 15:30 GMT
Coffee Break

Session One: Home brew: making, how funded, charging, finances and managing user expectations

15:30 – 15:40 GMT
Crib Talk: A «Pop-Up» Core Facility Four Years in - The PIM (Plateforme d’Imagerie Microscopique) at the Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre in Montréal, Québec, Canada

Session Two: Crib Talks

15:40 – 15:50 GMT
Crib Talk: Establishing the Oxford-Zeiss Centre of Excellence in Biomedical Imaging

Session Two: Crib Talks

15:50 – 16:00 GMT
Crib Talk: Overview of the Advanced Imaging core technology unit, Queen’s University Belfast

Session Two: Crib Talks

16:00 – 16:10 GMT
Crib Talk: O I See - A bright and fascinating future!

Session Two: Crib Talks

16:10 – 16:30 GMT
Q & A Panel Discussion

Session Two: Crib Talks

16:30 – 16:35 GMT
Techno Bite: arivis scalable image analysis (arivis AG)

Session Two: Techno Bites

16:35 – 16:40 GMT
Techno Bite: Mash two potatoes with one fork: Quantify your microscope performance and improve your images using Huygens (Scientific Volume Imaging)

Session Two: Techno Bites

16:40 – 16:45 GMT
Techno Bite: Miltenyi Imaging and Microscopy Portfolio - Painting the Bigger Picture (Miltenyi Biotec)

Session Two: Techno Bites

16:45 – 17:00 GMT
Coffee Break

Session Two: Crib Talks

17:00 – 17:10 GMT
Studentships and Internships

Session Three: Student Opportunities

17:10 – 17:20 GMT
Apprenticeships

Session Three: Student Opportunities

17:20 – 17:30 GMT
The Merritt Microscopy Program and the power of cores

Session Three: Student Opportunities

17:30 – 18:00 GMT
Q & A Session - Open Discussion

Session Three: Student Opportunities

17:59 – 18:00 GMT
Concluding Remarks

Session Three: Student Opportunities

Thursday 6 January
10:30 – 10:45 GMT
An Update from BBSRC

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

10:45 – 11:00 GMT
An Update from MRC

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

11:00 – 11:15 GMT
Euro-BioImaging – perspective on open and remote access to imaging technologies

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

11:15 – 11:30 GMT
BioImagingUK Update

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

11:30 – 11:40 GMT
Q & A Session - Open Discussion

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

11:40 – 11:45 GMT
Techno Bite: FocalPlane supporting the microscopy community (FocalPlane)

'UK 'State of the Nation' Techno Bite Session

11:45 – 11:50 GMT
Techno Bite: From Image to Results – Experience connected workflows bringing context to your data (Carl Zeiss Ltd)

'UK 'State of the Nation' Techno Bite Session

11:50 – 11:55 GMT
Techno Bite: 3 main advantages why to use QP (Telight)

'UK 'State of the Nation' Techno Bite Session

11:55 – 12:00 GMT
Techno Bite: Clustermarket: 4 easy steps to improve your lab ops by implementing a lab scheduling software (Clustermarket)

'UK 'State of the Nation' Techno Bite Session

12:00 – 12:25 GMT
Technician Commitment Updates

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

12:25 – 12:30 GMT
Concluding Remarks - End of Morning Session

UK 'State of the Nation' Session

14:00 – 14:10 GMT
Brief overview of QUAREP including organisational structure

Session Four: QUAREP

14:10 – 14:20 GMT
WG1(power measurements) update with live demonstration of Nikon QC macro running on A1r confocal in Newcastle

Session Four: QUAREP

14:20 – 14:25 GMT
WG 7 (metadata) update

Session Four: QUAREP

14:25 – 14:30 GMT
WG11 (microscopy publication standards)

Session Four: QUAREP

14:30 – 14:32 GMT
Phototoxicity WG introduction

Session Four: QUAREP

14:32 – 14:42 GMT
Metrology 'QC' suitcase for the UK

Session Four: QUAREP

14:42 – 15:00 GMT
Q & A Session - Open Discussion

Session Four: QUAREP

15:00 – 15:05 GMT
Techno Bite: Imaris - A Better Look at Structure and Dynamics (Imaris)

Session Four: Techno Bites

15:05 – 15:10 GMT
Techno Bite: Next Generation AI Confocal Microscope: Nikon AX (Nikon UK)

Session Four: Techno Bites

15:10 – 15:15 GMT
Techno Bite: The benefits of controllable LED illumination systems (CoolLED)

Session Four: Techno Bites

15:15 – 15:20 GMT
Techno Bite: Igniting Questions, Detecting Answers; Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the world’s first photon-number-resolving scientific camera (Hamamatsu) Photonics, James Brown

Session Four: Techno Bites

15:20 – 15:35 GMT
Applications of FCS to answer biological questions

Session Five: technical FLIM/FCS

15:35 – 15:50 GMT
Successful application of FLIM in a core facility environment: our dos and don’ts

Session Five: technical FLIM/FCS

15:50 – 16:05 GMT
Supporting FLIM and STED-FCS on a Leica STED3X FALCON microscope in a multi-user facility

Session Five: technical FLIM/FCS

16:05 – 16:15 GMT
Panel Discussion

Session Five: technical FLIM/FCS

16:15 – 16:20 GMT
Techno Bite: Introducing the new Andor Benchtop Confocal (Andor Technology) (Full title in description)

Session Five: Techno Bites

16:20 – 16:25 GMT
Techno Bite: Breathing life to your spinning disk confocal microscope (Laser 2000 (UK) Ltd)

Session Five: Techno Bites

16:25 – 16:30 GMT
Techno Bite: How to increase utilization and revenue in your facility? (Idea Elan)

Session Five: Techno Bites

16:30 – 16:40 GMT
The state of imaging in South Africa and Africa

Session Six: Regional networks

16:40 – 16:50 GMT
BINA News

Session Six: Regional networks

16:50 – 17:00 GMT
The Advanced Bioimaging Unit: an Uruguayan joint effort to push forward bioimaging across Latina America

Session Six: Regional networks

17:00 – 17:10 GMT
Developing, expanding and upskilling the community through training and education

Session Six: Regional networks

17:10 – 17:30 GMT
Q & A Session - Open Discussion

Session Six: Regional networks

17:29 – 17:30 GMT
Concluding Remarks and Meeting Close

Session Six: Regional networks