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ELMI was created in 2001 to establish a unique communication network between European scientists working in the field of light microscopy and the manufacturers of their equipment.

Focus on Microscopy, 24-27 March 2024, Genoa, Italy

We would like to announce FOM2024, the next conference in the FOM series. FOM2024 will take place in Genoa, Italy, from Sunday March 24 to Wednesday March 27, 2024. Please note that this will be in the week before Easter 2024.

The FOM2024 conference will take place at the Magazzini del Cotone,  Porto Antico di Genova, Calata Molo Vecchio 15, Genova, Italy

Important dates

Opening submission of abstractsWednesday, October 11, 2023
Deadline application financial supportMonday, December 11, 2023
Deadline submission of abstractsTuesday, January 9, 2024
Acceptance contributions, draft program on the webThursday, January 25, 2024
Deadline early registrationThursday, February 15, 2024
FOM2024 ConferenceSunday, March 24 – Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Easter Sunday 2024Sunday, March 31, 2024

FOM2024 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 conference will start on Sunday, March 24 with tutorials, followed by parallel sessions, Flash poster presentations and a plenary opening session with invited speakers at the end of the afternoon. The tentative program will be available later this year, and can be found under “Program” on this web site.