2021 Galaxy Community Conference

June 28-July 10, 2021


The 2021 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2021) will take place in a virtual format from 28 June to 10 July 2021. GCC brings together hundreds of faculty, clinicians, researchers, and students, all working in and supporting data-intensive science that is accessible, sharable and reproducible.
The conference will be affordable, especially for researchers and students based in low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income countries. Please send an email to to request a discount code before purchasing your tickets.

Fourth International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy and Spectroscopy University of California

July 26 – 27, 2021

Virtual, University of California, Irvine

From their website:
"UCI Irvine Materials Research Institute (IMRI) is delighted to host the Fourth International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy and Spectroscopy (ISAMS-4), on July 26-27, 2021. The ISAMS-4 will bring together the scientific community working on various aspects of transmission electron microscopy to exchange the latest research results and ideas, and to address challenges in the development of atomic-scale imaging and spectroscopy for advancing materials and biological sciences. The event will be held virtually via Zoom and are open to the scientific community. For more information of the events, please visit To register for the meeting, please visit A Zoom link will be sent to all registered attendees by email. "

Core Technologies for Life Sciences (CTLS) 2021

September 13-15, 2021


Abstract submission and Registration open 15 April
"Core Facilities are key-players in modern institutions. Their still emergent role inevitably entails new paradigms regarding their scope and structure. The CTLS2021 conference aims to address several of these points, contributing to shape the future of the technical and scientific landscape of life sciences in Europe."

Seeing is Believing - Imaging the Molecular Processes of Life

October 5-8, 2021


Abstract submission by August 3, 2021

"The symposium will bring together the leading developers of imaging methods with cutting-edge applications that illustrate how imaging can answer biological questions. Everybody interested in the latest imaging technologies and their applications in the life sciences should attend. The symposium provides many opportunities for presentations, discussions and interactions between students, postdocs, junior as well as senior investigators.

Organisers: J. Ellenberg, J. Lippincott-Schwartz, A. Miyawaki."

Trends in Microscopy

March 21-25, 2022

Albgut - Altes Lager, Münsingen, Germany

Workshop Call Open until July 31, 2021
Registration open Sept. 30, 2021 until January 1, 2022

""Trends in Microscopy" (TiM), the biennial conference of GerBI-GMB, alias GerBI-GMB Spring School, is an intense microscopy training camp offering hands-on workshops and scientific talks from distinguished guest speakers. The program also covers fundamentals of optics and practical sessions on image analysis.

Participants will reside at the conference site, a nicely renovated ancient military base immersed in the unspoiled landscape of the Biosphere Reserve Swabian Alb, for the whole week. TiM2022 addresses in particular Ph.D. students, Postdocs, and Core Facility members.

Please find further information and impressions here, or have a look at twitter (#TiM2020)."

Focus on Microscopy

April 10-13, 2022

Porto, Portugal

"FOM2022 continues a long-standing (since 1988), yearly conference series on the latest innovations and developments in (optical) microscopy and their application in biology, medicine, and the material sciences.

The Porto conference will start on Sunday morning April 10 with free tutorials, followed by parallel sessions, Flash poster presentations and a plenary opening session with invited speakers at the end of the afternoon. The first day will be closed with a welcome reception. The tentative program will be available later this year, and can be found under "Program" on this web site. A guided walking tour of the sights of Porto’s historical center and a conference dinner are planned after the closing of the conference on Wednesday, April 13th."

ELMI 2022

June 7-10, 2022

Turku, Finland

"The Organising Committee warmly welcomes you to attend the ELMI2022 Conference to be held in Turku, Finland, 7-10 June 2022.

The Conference is targeted to all researchers and staff working with light microscopy as a fundamental research tool for the life sciences. The scientific program will consist of plenary lectures given by international leaders of each field, free papers, company workshops and posters. In addition, there will be special sessions to bring together users, developers, core facility staff and industry."