Information about the PICO2022 Conference


The Seventh Conference on Frontiers of Aberration Corrected Electron Microscopy, is scheduled to be held in spring 2022 as an on-site event. We will address recent advances in methods and applications for the study of solids in condensed matter research and the life sciences by the application of advanced electron microscopy techniques. Furthermore, we will celebrate  the 25th anniversary of the function and publication of the first aberration-corrected transmission electron microscope.


The conference will be held at Kasteel Vaalsbroek
located at the bordering point of The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium from 8
to 12 May 2022. Topical issues of advanced electron microscopy research will be highlighted in ca. 45 keynote presentations given by leading invited speakers.

PICO 2022 will be organised by the the Ernst Ruska-Centre in Aachen and Jülich. Furthermore, the conference will be supported by the European Microscopy Society (EMS). As an EMS extension meeting, the EMS best paper award ceremony will be part of PICO 2022.


Program, Dates & Deadlines

A detailed program which will be composed of about 45 oral keynote presentations will be displayed in late January 2022. A preview can be found here.


Registration is open from October 29th, 2021 until March 4th, 2022. Abstract submission deadline is February 18th, 2022.


If the pandemic situation allows, PICO2022 will be held at Kasteel Vaalsbroek, a 600 year old, authentically restored castle that provides both, modern equipment and accommodations at the bordering point of the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. More information can be found here. 

Sponsors, Contact & Travel Information

Please find here our sponsors and some information to support you in order to organize your travel when you plan to visit the PICO2022 conference.