12th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference (APMC-2020)
Hyderabad International Convention Centre,
3-7 February 2020, Hyderabad, India
& XL (40th) AGM Meeting of EMSI

About Conference

We take great pleasure in informing you that, the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI) which is affiliated to International Federation of Societies for Microscopy has been given the opportunity to organize the 12th Asia Pacific Microscopy Conference during 03-07 February, 2020 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad, India. The APMC – an international event is organized every four years under the auspices of CAPSM–Committee of Asia-Pacific Society for Microscopy (comprising of 17 countries). This time the APMC will be held in conjunction with the annual conference and the XL (40th) meeting (AGM) of the EMSI, which is one of the oldest scientific societies of the country.

It is anticipated that over a thousand scientists, researchers and students using different microscopy tools and techniques across the world will be attending the conference. There will be ten parallel sessions along with plenary and keynote lectures by world-renowned speakers to present the advancement in microscopy along with the new findings in materials and life sciences using different microscopic techniques. Moreover, a large-scale interactive exhibition will be held where electron microscope suppliers will present and demonstrate the new technologies implemented in their instruments.

The conference city, Hyderabad, one of the most preferred tourist destinations in India, is the capital of the state of Telangana – which connects the northern and southern states of India. Apart from being the perfect “melting pot” for the confluence of diverse cultures of not just the states in India, but the regions of the world as well. Hyderabad is an active hub for Information Technology companies and also hosts the central administrative bodies for many renowned academic and research organizations.

Hence, on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the APMC-12 & Electron Microscope Society of India, we warmly welcome you to the ‘City of Pearls’ with your families & friends and wish you a memorable visit and stay at Hyderabad, India.

Conference Chair

Dr. Partha Ghosal

Chairman – EMSI (Central) (Hyderabad)

Conference Co-Chair

Dr. K Muraleedharan

Member – CAPSM (Kolkata)

Conference Co-Chair

Dr. P V Satyam

President – EMSI (Bhubaneshwar)

Conference Co-Chair

Prof BS Murty

EMSI (EC Member)

Tentative Speakers

P. M. Ajayan

Materials Science Nano Science and Nano Technology

Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

Barry C Carter

Materials Science

Department of Materials Science & Engineering University of Connecticut, USA

Holland Chang

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Finland Distinguished Professor, University of California, Briggs7 (MailCode#0390), Davis CA95616 Twitter: @PiomsDavis +1 530 9888 459 / Campus 7525 659 PIOMS Institutional Program

Hamish Fraser

Materials Science

Ohio Regents Eminent Scholar and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Center for the Accelerated Maturation of Materials (CAMM) at Ohio State University, USA 1305 Kinnear Rd, Suite 100 Columbus, OH 43212

Simon Ringer

Materials Science

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering ad Academic Director of Core Research Facilities ,University of Sydney , Rm 330, Madsen Building (F09) | NSW 2006 | Australia

Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski

Materials Science

Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons Institute for Microstructure Research Research Center Jülich D-52425 Jülich Germany

Laurence D. Marks

Materials Science

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Northwestern University 2220 Campus Drive Cook Hall 2036 Evanston, IL 60208 USA

Max Haider


CEOS GmbH Englerstr. 28 D-69126 Heidelberg, Germany

Park Chan Gyung

Materials Science

Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Director, Center for Nanomaterials Technology Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Pohang, 790-784, Republic of Korea

B.S. Murty

Materials Science

Professor Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Girija & R. Muralidharan Chair Professor Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai 600 036, India

David Cherns

Materials Science

Professor Materials and Devices for Energy and Communications Group School of Physics University of Bristol Tyndall Avenue Bristol BS8 1TL, UK

Angus Kirkland

Materials Science

Professor of Materials Fellow of Linacre College Department of Materials University of Oxford 16 Parks Road Oxford OX1 3PH UK

Ian Jones

Materials Science

Professor of Physical Metallurgy School of Metallurgy and Materials University of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK

Rajarshi Banerjee

Materials Science

Regents Professor Director, Materials Research Facility Department of Materials Science and Engineering University of North Texas 1155 Union Circle # 305310 Denton, TX 76203-5017

Im Joo Rhyu

Life Science

President, Korean Society of Microscopy Director, BK21 Plus graduate program KUMS Dept. of Anatomy, College of Medicine Korea Univ. Inchonro 73, Sungbuk gu, Seoul 02841 , Korea

John Mansfield

Editor, Microscopy and Microanalysis

Rao Papineni

Peter Nellist

Pratibha L Gai

Joachim Mayer

Ute Kaiser

Syo Matsumara

Eije Abe

Joanne Etheridge

Kazu Suenaga

Ondrej Krivanek

Paul Voyles

Julia Greer

Peter Crozier

Stephen Pennycook

Martin Saunders

Georgios Skiniotis

Keesam Shin

Sang Ho Oh

Stephen Raunser

Sophie Primig

Jianfeng Nie

Tim Petersen

Stavros Nicolopoulos

Schryvers Nick

Raynald Gauvin

Jianghua Chen

Xiuliang Ma

Yinlian Zhu

Mathieu Kociak

Debashis Mukherjee

Helmut Kohl

Yukio Sato

Yoshihumi Oshima

Shansuke Muto

Kaoru Sato

Kazuhisa Sato

Mitsutaka Haruta

Kenta Yoshida

Hye Jung Chang

Yung Uk Heo

Young Woon Kim

Utkur Mirsaidov

Raul Arenal

Uta Klement

Nigel Browning

Grace Burke

K M Krishnan

Babu Viswanathan

Daniel Gianola

Hata Satoshi

Xiaoqing Pan

Knut Mueller

Toshiaki Tanigaki

Hiroshi Jinnai

Zong Hoon Lee

Ayana Ghosh

S K Saxena

Frances Ross

BV Venkatar Prasad

Hing Hiang Lian

Chen FuRong

Dongik Kim


The Asia-Pacific Microscope Conferences (APMC) is held every four years since 1956 under the aegis of Committee of Asia-Pacific Societies of Microscopy (CAPSM). These conferences held in different cities of Asia-Pacific region in collaboration with different local bodies of microscopy to promote electron microscopy and the various allied techniques and their application in carrying out scientific research towards the development of science and technology. The conferences provide platform to the young researchers and microscopists to interact with the world renowned scientists in the field and also with the industry people. All over the world there are several electron microscopy bodies or unions which organize electron microscopy conferences or workshops at different part of the worlds such as International Microscopy Congresses (IMC), European Microscopy Congresses (EMC), Multinational Congresses on Microscopy (MCM), Microscopy Society of America (MSA), International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM) etc.

Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI), which is one of the affiliated organizations of CAPSM and IFSM, is organizing the 12th APMC conference in India. The APMC conference is going to be held in India after 55 years of the Second Regional Conference on "Electron Microscope in Far East and Oceania" held at Kolkata on 2–6 February, 1965. Therefore, EMSI is trying to provide a great opportunity for the scientists and researchers of India to get an exposure to the cutting edge research activities carried out in the various renowned laboratories working in the field of microscopy all over the world.


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All prices mentioned above are inclusive of GST

Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre

HICC is the first state-of-the-art convention centre of its kind in South Asia. It compares with the best in the world in infrastructure, technology and service. It has an internal hall measuring 6,480 square meters, which can be partitioned into six smaller halls. The pre-function foyer exceeds 6,400 square meters in area. HICC has been awarded the ‘Best Convention Centre’ National Tourism Award for three years in a row by Incredible India. HICC is a Green Globe certified convention centre.

The Novotel Hotel adjacent to HICC is a 5-star hotel with 287 rooms, built to suit the requirements of the discerning business traveller.

  • Venue

    Novotel & HICC Complex
    (Near HITEC City)
    P.O Bag 1101, Cyberabad Post Office
    Hyderabad – 500 081
    Phone : 040 6682 4422
    Url : www.hicc.com/

APMC12 Contacts

Dr. Partha Ghosal
Chairman EMSI (Central), Hyderabad and Chairman - APMC12

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