Madrid Standardization Workshop: Agenda

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Thursday October 18

9:00 13:00

* Welcome address and introduction: Ricardo Garcia

* General presentation of the Workshop and its objectives +  Introduction to CASI (Critical Assessment of Structure Imaging), CAXX (cells, membranes:  title to be refined) and others

-  Jean-Luc Pellequer    Standardization in AFM for Life Sciences 

* Action Members Contributions

-  Ignacio Casuso (Inserm, Marseille, France)  Quality criteria for biomolecule imaging

-  Jérôme Polesel (CEA-Saclay, France) New standards of scanning probes for Atomic Force Microscopy 


11.00-11.30 Coffee break

* Presentations from AFM Companies

Agilent, Asylum, Bruker, JPK, Nanotec

11.30-11.50 Agilent (declined)

11.50-12.10 Asylum

12.10-12.30 Bruker

12.30-12.50 JPK

12.50-13.10 Nanotec (declined)

                                                13.10-15.00  Lunch       

15:00 - 16:30

Presentations and Discussions

CAXX in starting blocks

- Manfred Radmacher     On Cell Mechanics

- Daniel Navajas

                                                     16:30 Coffee Break

17.30 end of meeting

Friday October 19

9.00-11.00 presentations

                                                      11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-13.00 Discussion/Conclusion

Roadmap for next 5/6 months until Enschede Workshop where first results will be presented.

13.00 End of the meeting