September 12, 2018
Paul Scherrer Institut
Europe/Zurich timezone
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General Information

Wednesday 12 September 2018 
Auditorium WHGA/001 
Villigen, Switzerland 


The Breadth of Crystallography

Welcome to the annual meeting of the Swiss Society for Crystallography
The 2018 annual meeting of the SGK/SSCr will take place on Wednesday 12 September 2018 at the Paul Scherrer Institute (Auditorium WHGA/001) in Villigen.
The programme will be structured around three invited speakers and six selected oral contributions. A poster session will complete the scientific program of the meeting.

A Book of Abstract is available for download at this link. 

  Invited confirmed speakers

Contributions are welcome on any of the following topics:

  • Novel experimental and analytical methods
  • In-situ and in-operando crystallography
  • Charge density and bonding analysis
  • Molecular crystals
  • Aperiodic crystals
  • Low dimensional materials
  • Disorder and diffuse scattering
  • Design and synthesis of novel materials
  • Strongly correlated electron systems
  • Crystal growth and design

Meeting registration

Abstract submission

Has been extended until 15th July 2018 by email to
Please indicate your preference for poster or oral communication

Social Dinner

The social dinner is on Tue 11 Sept at the OASE restaurant at PSI. Timetable:

17:45 - 18:30 Aperitif at the OASE
18:30 - 21:30 Three course dinner
21:40 departure of shuttle to Brugg AG train station (outside OASE)

Venues (no visitor badge required)

  • Social dinner | PSI restaurant OASE
    17:45 - 18:30 Aperitif, 18:30 - 21:30 Three course dinner
  • SGK/SSCr annual meeting | auditorium WHGA/001
    09:30 - 09:50 Registration & Welcome Coffee

    Directions to PSI

Access to the PSI west and east premises 
Since the beginning of 2018 visitors require a badge to enter the gated PSI west premises, too. If you would like to visit PSI co-workers inside the gated areas, please ask them to arrange your visitor badge.

No badge is required for attending the SGK/SSCr annual meeting in building WHGA/001 and the social dinner at the restaurant OASE.

Local organization and contact
On behalf of the Swiss Society for Crystallography: Antonio Cervellino, Nicola Casati

Financial support
The meeting benefits from the financial support of