ACNS 2020_10th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (7.12-16, 2020 *Virtual)


ACNS 2020 Announces Move to a Virtual Conference

The health and safety of our NSSA community are our top priority. For this reason, and in conjunction with continued updates in domestic and international health/travel advisory guidelines, NSSA has decided to present this essential body of research through a virtual conference within the original conference dates in July 2020.

We hope you’ll join us for this fully online event and will reach out shortly with more details. Please also check back periodically for updates on this website.


July 13-16, 2020
Join us for the 10th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS 2020), held July 13-16, 2020. The Conference will provide essential information on the breadth and depth of current neutron-related research worldwide.
Hosted by the Neutron Scattering Society of America, this year’s Conference will feature a combination of invited and contributed talks, poster sessions and tutorials. Mark your calendar today and plan to attend ACNS 2020.

Registration (Click)

Online registration only No registrations will be accepted after June 16, 2020, 11:59 pm ET.

Online Registration Only - $250.00

Students Only: Limited funds are available to reimburse registration fees of those currently enrolled as full-time graduate students. Be sure to check the applicable box when registering.

Registration Deadlines

ACNS Presenters (oral or poster) must be registered by 11:59 pm (ET), Friday, July 3, 2020. Those not registered by the deadline will be deemed ineligible to present. Attendee Registration will remain open through Monday, July 27, 2020, to accommodate those who wish to view presentations during and after the Conference week.

Conference Registration Includes Access to:

  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Plenary, Award and Invited Talks
  • Conference Program/Abstract Book
    Posted on the ACNS 2020 website, in PDF format only

Recording Policy

No photographs/recordings of presentations permitted.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel all or any portion of your meeting registration order, you must notify MRS in writing of your request for a refund. The timing of your request is important in determining refund amounts. Refunds will be made upon receipt of written refund request within the following guidelines:

  • Registration refund requests received up to the start of the meeting:
    Refund amount requested less a $50 processing fee.
  • Refund request received after the start of the meeting (up to 29 days following the conclusion of the meeting):
    No refunds provided. During this time period, registrants may apply a portion of the non-refundable registration fee to MRS member dues or additional MRS product or service.
  • Refund request received more than 30 days after the conclusion of the meeting:
    No refunds will be provided for requests made more than 30 days after the close of the meeting.