April 2023

Botanical Microscopy Meeting 2023

The 12th Botanical Microscopy Meeting is the latest in a long running series of RMS sponsored meetings, dating back to the 1960s, encompassing all aspects of bioimaging relating to modern plant cell biology.

2 April 2023 — 6 April 2023
Norwich, UK

Focus on Microscopy 2023

FOM2023 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.

2 April 2023 — 5 April 2023
Alfandega Congress Centre, Porto / Portugal

NOTICE Glasgow 2023

NOTICE Glasgow is a small-scale symposium on Novel Optical Technology in Cardiac Electrophysiology and aims to create a synergy between the strongest proponents of optical imaging, microscopy and manipulation technology applied to investigating the heart.

20 April 2023 — 21 April 2023
29 January 2023
Glasgow, UK

6th QUAREP general meeting, 2023

The first bi-annual QUAREP-LiMi consortium meeting is scheduled for April 26th 2023 (Wednesday) at 15:00  – 18:00 CEST (07:00 PDT, 10:00 EDT, 15:00 BST, 23:00 JST).

26 April 2023

MBL- Analytical and Quantitative Light Microscopy

A comprehensive and intensive course in light microscopy for researchers in biology, medicine, and material sciences.

26 April 2023 — 5 May 2023
Woods Hole, MA, USA

May 2023

EMBL Course – Advanced fluorescence imaging techniques

This practical course will cover advanced light microscopy techniques and participants will learn how to derive qualitative and quantitative insights on molecular mechanisms in cells and developing organisms.

7 May 2023 — 12 May 2023
EMBL Heidelberg

EMAS 2023 – 17th European Workshop on Modern Developments and Applications in Microbeam Analysis

The main topics of the Seventeenth Workshop (EMAS 2023) are: electron probe microanalysis (EPMA); electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD); software tools; focussed ion beam; Combined techniques in SEM; and materials applications of microbeam analysis.

7 May 2023 — 11 May 2023
15 November 2022
Krakow, Poland

The 5th NEUBIAS Conference 2023

The NEUBIAS conference is a forum to exchange the newest findings, applications, and cutting-edge developments in Bioimage Analysis, machine learning, data mining, and storage.

Course Conference
8 May 2023 — 12 May 2023
Porto, Portugal

MBL Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Conference (LSFM)

Delegates will be offered the opportunity to learn about and try various LSFM systems. Prior knowledge is not required, and all interested are welcome to attend.

8 May 2023 — 13 May 2023
Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Imaging Cell Dynamics

This Journal of Cell Science meeting brings together experts working at the interface between cell biology and imaging who use advanced light and electron microscopy approaches, as well as leading developers of imaging analysis approaches.

14 May 2023 — 17 May 2023
Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal

Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy 2023

This one-week intensive microscopy course will cover all aspects of the technology from the principles of fluorescence imaging to multidimensional imaging in living cells.

19 May 2023 — 26 May 2023
Salisbury Cove, Maine, USA

Royal Society Theo Murphy scientific meeting on ‘Open, reproducible hardware for microscopy’

This meeting will bring together researchers, manufacturers, and others involved in open microscopy to discuss recent developments, best practice, and goals for the future.

22 May 2023 — 23 May 2023
Glasgow, UK

EMBL Course: Expansion microscopy

This course is intended for researchers ranging from PhD students to post-docs and senior scientists who wish to establish expansion microscopy in their respective laboratories.

22 May 2023 — 26 May 2023
EMBL Heidelberg

EMBL-EBI Training: Microscopy data analysis: machine learning and the BioImage Archive

This virtual course will show how public bioimaging data resources, centred around the BioImage Archive, enable and enhance machine learning based image analysis.

22 May 2023 — 26 May 2023

ISM2023 (Israel Society for Microscopy)

The 56th Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Microscopy will be held on Tuesday May 23rd, 2023. Our annual meeting will be preceded by a workshop on Monday May 22nd, 2023 – more details will be announced soon

23 May 2023
Binyanei Hauma - International Convention Center, Jerusalem.

June 2023

22nd International European Light Microscopy Initiative Meeting (ELMI2023)

Session topics:

  • Functional imaging
  • New technologies
  • Data management & analysis
  • Intravital & light sheet
  • CLEM
  • High content imaging
6 June 2023 — 9 June 2023
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

July 2023

Microscience Microscopy Congress 2023

A huge and varied scientific conference alongside Europe’s largest free microscopy and imaging exhibition filled with a huge number of free training workshops.

3 July 2023 — 6 July 2023
Manchester, UK

Course on “Time-resolved Microscopy and Correlation Spectroscopy”

The course provides an in-depth introduction to the world of time-resolved fluorescence microscopy with a focus on life science applications. The program combines lectures by experts in the field with interactive practical sessions on systems from market-leading companies.

4 July 2023 — 7 July 2023
16 June 2023
Berlin, Germany

EMBL Course – Fluorescence imaging beyond intensity

As fluorescence lifetime-based readouts become more accessible, this course aims to provide a broad understanding of how the lifetime-based information can be leveraged to solve biological questions.

10 July 2023 — 14 July 2023
17 April 2023
EMBL Heidelberg

Gordon Research Conference- Volume Electron Microscopy

This very first GRC on Volume Electron Microscopy aims to bring together this fast-growing community to discuss the latest developments in the field, foster exchange of ideas, and stimulate new collaborations.

16 July 2023 — 21 July 2023
18 June 2023
Ventura, CA, United States

Gordon Research Conference – Tissue Microstructure Imaging

The Tissue Microstructure Imaging GRC is a unique forum for scientists whose primary area of research is the determination of cellular and sub-cellular biological tissue properties using magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, optical and electron microscopy, photoacoustics and other modalities.

16 July 2023 — 21 July 2023
18 June 2023
Easton, MA, United States

ESRIC Super-Resolution Summer School

This course gives participants a thorough grounding in super-resolution microscopy in an informal and intimate setting. It brings together leading academics and microscope suppliers to provide expertise and guidance in the theory, practise and analysis of all major super-resolution techniques.

Workshop Course
17 July 2023 — 21 July 2023
7 April 2023
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Microscopy & Microanalysis 2023

Don’t miss out on the premier microscopy education and networking event of the year – Microscopy and Microanalysis 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota!

23 July 2023 — 27 July 2023
Minneapolis, USA

September 2023

The 20th International Microscopy Congress (IMC20)

IMC is the Olympics of microscopy; held every four years and attracting delegates from across the
The program will include world-renowned plenary speakers alongside an extensive trade exhibition
where leading suppliers launch groundbreaking new instruments.

10 September 2023 — 15 September 2023
15 June 2023
Busan, Korea

Confocal Microscopy Course

An intensive, hands-on, four-day training course in the rapidly developing techniques of confocal microscopy.

The course will initially cover basic confocal but then swiftly move on to the more advanced techniques such as FRAP, FRET and spectral unmixing.

12 September 2023 — 15 September 2023
York, UK

October 2023

EMBO | EMBL Symposium Seeing is believing: imaging the molecular processes of life

Session topics

  • In situ structural imaging
  • Super-resolution microscopy
  • Probes & biosensors
  • Organismal and intravital imaging
  • Cross-scale imaging
  • Image analysis & modelling


4 October 2023 — 7 October 2023
12 July 2023
EMBL Heidelberg and virtual

November 2023

Crick BioImage Analysis Symposium (CBIAS) 2023

The Crick BioImage Analysis Symposium (CBIAS) aims to showcase image analysis techniques to biomedical researchers and to demonstrate how such approaches can help them advance their research.

20 November 2023 — 21 November 2023
London, United Kingdom

August 2024

European Microscopy Congress 2024

Incorporating a balanced conference programme of light and electron microscopy in both physical and life sciences – microscopists, manufacturers, and suppliers will come together to share new techniques, applications and technology.

25 August 2024 — 30 August 2024
Copenhagen, Denmark

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