Date: November 12, 2012

Beijing Time


8:30 - 8:40

Opening remarks
S. T. Lee and Prof. T. K. Sham

    Session 1 (Chair: Zhenhong Mai)

8:40 -9:00

Title:Synchrotron Related Research at the University of Western Ontario
Kim M. Baines, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Western University

9:00 - 9:20

Title:Introduction of FUNSOM
Xuhui Sun, Soochow University

9:20 - 9:40

Title: The Interplay of X-ray Spectroscopy with the Electronic Structure of Functional Materials - Matching Synchrotron Capabilities with the Science
T. K. Sham, Canada Research Chair, Department of Chemistry, Western University

9:40 - 10:00

Title: In-situ Soft X-ray Spectroscopy of Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
Jinghua Guo, ALS

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

    Session 2 (Chair: T. K. Sham)

10:30 - 10:50

Title: The Canadian Light Source 2012: A Status Report and a Look into the Future
Josef Hormes, Director, CLS

10:50 - 11:10

Title:NSRL and Its Application
Ziyu Wu, Director, NSRL (Hefei)

11:10 - 11:30

Title:Status and Progress of Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facilities (SSRF)
Renzhong Tai, SSRL (Shanghai)

11:30 - 11:50

Title: Current Status of TLS and Progress of TPS
Jin-Ming Chen, NSRRC(Taiwan)

11:50 - 13:30


    Session 3 (Chair: Xinyi Zhang)

13:30 - 13:50

Title: In-situ and Time-resolved X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy in Growth and Transition Mechanism of Advanced Functional Materials
Shiqiang Wei, NSRL (Hefei)

13:50 - 14:10

Title: Development of Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
Andy Xueliang Sun, Canada Research Chair, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University

14:10 - 14:30

Title: Nitrogen-functionalized Graphene Nano-flakes (GNFs:N): Tunable Photoluminescence and Electronic Structures
Way-Faung Pong, Tamkang University (Taiwan)

14:30 - 14:50

Title: SXRMB at the CLS: the Medium Energy Beamline with New Applications
Yongfeng Hu,CLS

14:50 - 15:10

Title: Synchrotron and Spectroscopy Enabled in situ Investigation of Novel Functional Materials by Pressure Tuning
Yang Song, Department of Chemistry, Western University

15:10 - 15:40

Coffee break

    Session 4 (Chair: Xuhui Sun)

15:40 - 16:00

Title: Ab Initio Calculations and Molecular Modeling Studies Combined with Synchrotron Radiation Techniques
Youyong Li, Soochow University

16:00 - 16:20

Title: Characterization of Porous Materials by Solid-state NMR
Yining Huang, Department of Chemistry, Western University

16:20 - 16:40

Title: Synchrotron-based Soft X-ray Spectroscopy for Energy Research
Xiaosong Liu, ALS

16:40 - 17:00

Title: The Application of Partial Fluorescence Yields in Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy
Tom Regier, CLS

17:00 - 17:20

Title: Probing the Electronic Structure of Carbon Nanomaterials by XANES
Jun Zhong, Soochow University

17:20 - 18:00

Free Discussion

18:00 - 20:00