Information about the PICO2024 Conference


The Eighth Conference on Frontiers of Aberration Corrected Electron Microscopy, will be held in spring 2024 as an on-site event. We will again 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.


The conference will be held at Kasteel Vaalsbroek located at the bordering point of The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium from April 21st to April 25th, 2024


Topical issues of advanced electron microscopy research will be highlighted in ca. 50 keynote presentations given by leading invited speakers.

PICO 2024 is organised by the the Ernst Ruska-Centre in Aachen and Jülich and supported by several sponsors.



Program, Dates & Deadlines

A detailed program composed of about 50 oral keynote presentations will soon be available here.


Registration will open in late 2023.


PICO2024 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 PICO2024 conference.