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Please continue to register and submit abstracts for PSD12. The welfare of delegates, students and staff is our primary concern. Rest assured, we’re closely monitoring the advice from FCO, WHO, PHE and local government in relation to Covid-19, and looking at a range of solutions.

If travel restrictions due to Covid-19 prevent you from attending, your delegate place will be refunded in full, up to 7 days before the start date. If the National Organising Committee or the University of Birmingham decide they have to cancel or postpone the event, you will be offered a full refund, or re-registration for the new dates.

Contact the Events Team if you have a query,

Abstract submissions and registration now open

The conference will feature the latest developments in position sensitive detectors from leading researchers around the world, and across a wide range of scientific disciplines. The conference has a strong multidisciplinary emphasis, and encourages cross-fertilisation and transfer of ideas between researchers working in many different fields.

All sessions are plenary, starting with an overview presentation by a keynote speaker and followed by the research presentations on that topic.

Keynote speakers:

The provisional list of keynote speakers is: Helen Boston (Liverpool), Michael Campbell (CERN), Nicolo Cartiglia (INFN Torino), Cinzia Da Via (Manchester), Heinz Graafsma (DESY), Richard Hall-Wilton (ESS), Andrew Holland (Open University), Robert Johnson (Santa Cruz), Ralf Kaiser (Glasgow), Gregor Kramberger (JSI Ljubljana), Eraldo Oliveri (INFN Pisa), Petra Riedler (CERN), Vincent Schoepff (CEA), Reinhard Schulte (Loma Linda), Nicola Tartoni (DSL, RAL), Norbert Wermes (Bonn).

There will also be 2 days of industry exhibitions and 2 days of poster presentations.

Further information can be found on the INDICO website, and on the conference poster.

We look forward to welcoming you to Birmingham, the UK’s second-largest city. Birmingham is the heart of the West Midlands, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in the nineteenth century.

Explore our beautiful campus while you are in Birmingham.

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