50th Annual Users’ Meeting

The annual gathering of the Fermilab Users Organization will be held on June 07-09, 2017.

This meeting is the opportunity for Fermilab Users and Employees to discuss the newest physics results from the laboratory’s experimental and theory programs, exiting new future initiatives at the lab, and thoughtful presentations from leaders of the scientific policy community.

Topics to be covered at the Users Meeting include:

  • State of the Laboratory
  • Collider Physics
  • Astroparticle Physics
  • Neutrino Physics
  • Muon Physics
  • Accelerator Physics
  • Future Plans


Registration | Agenda | Poster | Vendor Expo 

Registration deadline will be May 31. The meeting banquet and poster session will be held on June 07. Abstracts for talks and posters are due by April, 15th.

We strongly encourage young scientists to register and submit abstracts for the Poster Session.

A vendor exhibition will highlight state-of-the-art scientific tools and equipment. The early morning coffee corner before the begin of the daily sessions will allow time to chat with colleagues and meet the vendors.

New Perspectives

The FSPA New Perspectives conference will be held on June 05-06. Young talented scientists will showcase their contribution to the scientific community.

Vendor Exhibition

We are happy to announce a vendor exhibition during this years User Meeting. Thanks to the kind contribution of (names here), we are able to host the conference coffee breaks, and present you with dedicated early morning coffee corner to discuss the state-of-the-art scientific tools and equipment. For a list of vendors, look here.

Festa Italiana

The popular Festa Italiana, sponsored by the Fermilab Users Organization and the Cultural Association of Italians at Fermilab, will be held at the Kuhn Barn in the Fermilab Village on June 07, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. All attendees and companions are welcome.

Special Event

Please also join us on June 07, 2017 to celebrate the “50 Years of Fermilab Scientific Symposium”.

Travel assistance for young scientists

The Fermilab Users Executive Committee (UEC) is pleased to announce that the Universities Research Association (URA) is sponsoring travel grants for eligible young scientists to attend the 2017 New Perspectives (05,06 June), 50th Anniversary Symposium and Users Meeting (07-09 June) conferences.

Awards will be granted to students and postdocs affiliated with URA institutions and can support travel to/from, and room/board at Fermilab during the Users Meeting, as well as additional time at the lab for participants to work on Fermilab sponsored projects.

Awards are intended for graduate students and postdocs. Preference will be given to participants presenting a talk at New Perspectives or a poster at the Users Meeting. All applications completed by Sunday, April 30th will receive full consideration. Please, feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Relevant Links

  • Fermilab Users Meeting Committee Home Page.
  • Useful links for travel planning can be found here.
  • Day Care. To inquire about the availability of children’s day care during the Users Meeting, please E-mail daycare@fnal.gov or call (630) 840-3762 in advance of the meeting.