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The Annual ICDD Spring Meetings

Monday, 20 March – Friday, 24 March 2023
ICDD Headquarters, Newtown Square, PA, USA
A Hybrid Event

2023 Spring Meeting Schedule

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Time (EDT) Committee/
Subcommittee
Chairman/
BoD Liaison
Meeting Room
Thursday – Monday, 16-20 March
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Task Group: Metals & Alloys P. Wallace Conf. Rm. B
Friday – Monday, 17-20 March
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Task Group: Zeolites S. Quick Conf. Rm. B
Monday, 20 March
9:30 am – 10:00 am Membership Committee R. Shpanchenko Board Room
10:00 am – 11:00 am Awards Committee G. McCarthy Board Room
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Grant-in Aid Committee F. Rotella Conf. Rm. A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch   Lounge/Conf. Rm. A/Patio
1:00 pm – 2:45 pm Marketing Subcomm. (Closed at 1:45) B. Wheaton Conf. Rm. A
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Finance Comm. (Closed -Finance & BoD only) J. Kaduk Conf. Rm. A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Board of Directors E.A. Payzant Board Room
6:00 pm – TBD BoD Dinner E.A. Payzant To be determined
Tuesday, 21 March
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary Session E.A. Payzant/T. Blanton Conf. Rm. A
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch   Lounge/Conf. Rm. A/Patio
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Powder Diffraction Journal – Status & Future – open to all C. Hubbard Board Room
1:30 pm – TBD Social event, Poster Session & Dinner   To be determined
Wednesday, 22 March
8:00 am – 9:00 am Long Range Planning Committee J.M. Delgado Board Room
9:00 am – 10:00 am PDF Editorial Staff Subcommittee S. Kabekkodu/J. Kaduk Conf. Rm. A
9:00 am – 10:00 am Scholarship Committee S. Quick Board Room
10:00 am – 11:00 am X-ray Diffraction Methods Subcommittee C. Gilmore/T. Ida Conf. Rm. A
10:00 am – 11:00 am X-ray Fluorescence Subcommittee M. Rodriguez/C. Segre Conf. Rm. B
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Metals & Alloys Subcommittee P. Wallace/E.A. Payzant Conf. Rm. A
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Synchrotron & Neutron Scatt. Mthds. Sub. R. Papoular/P. Whitfield Conf. Rm. B
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch   Lounge/Conf. Rm. A/Patio
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Ceramics Subcommittee T. Siegrist/W. Wong-Ng Conf. Rm. A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Polymers Subcommittee L. Liu/J. Kaduk Conf. Rm. B
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Minerals Subcommittee A. Roberts/C. Greenwood Conf. Rm. A
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Electron Diffraction Subcommittee A. Bruma/M. Leoni Conf. Rm. B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Micro and Meso Subcommittee C. Crowder/M. Leoni Conf. Rm. B
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Non-Ambient Diffraction Subcommittee B. Wheaton /R. Dinnebier Conf. Rm. B
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Organic & Pharmaceutical Subcommittee G. Stephenson/G. Delgado Conf. Rm. A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Education Subcommittee N. Wonderling/C. Segre Conf. Rm. A
Thursday, 23 March
8:30 am – 9:30 am New Features Demonstration J. Blanton/S. Weber Conf. Rm. A
9:30 am – 12:30 pm Technical Committee R. Dinnebier Conf. Rm. A
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch   Lounge/Conf. Rm. A/Patio
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Annual Meeting of Members E.A. Payzant Conf. Rm. A
4:30 pm – TBD BoD Dinner E.A. Payzant To be determined
Friday, 24 March
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Board of Directors E.A. Payzant Board Room

**Schedule Subject to Change. Current as of 26 January 2023.

Plenary Speaker, Evgeny Blokhin

Evgeny Blokhin

Materials Platform for Data Science, Estonia, and Tilde Materials Informatics, Germany

Evgeny received his degree in Quantum Chemistry at the St. Petersburg State University, Russia, in 2009, followed by a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany. He spent about two years in a post-doctoral position, working as the Lead Software Developer on the collaboration of Fritz Haber Institute & Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, titled “NoMaD: Novel Materials Discovery”. He is currently the Director and Founder of Materials Platform for Data Science, a scientific consulting and sales firm, and is also a consultant for Tilde Materials Informatics in Munich, Germany, working on computational materials science and software development.

His scientific publications include:

  • Andersen, Armiento, Blokhin, et al., OPTIMADE, an API for exchanging materials data, Nature Scientific Data, 8, 217 (2021)
  • Blokhin, Villars, The PAULING FILE Project and Materials Platform for Data Science: From Big Data Toward Materials Genome. In: Andreoni, Yip, Handbook of Materials Modeling, Springer (2018)
  • Blokhin, Evarestov, Gryaznov, Kotomin, Maier, Theoretical modeling of antiferrodistortive phase transition for SrTiO3 ultrathin films, Phys. Rev. B 88, 241407 (2013)

Evgeny is multilingual and speaks German, French, Russian, Turkish, and English.

Plenary Abstract: Materials Data Curation and Delivery at Scale: Materials Platform for Data Science

Additional speakers to be announced.

More information coming soon.

Host Hotel:

Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel
Group rate of $129/night plus tax (6% PA State Occupancy Tax and 3% County Tax).
If making your own reservation, please mention group name “ICDD Annual Meeting”. Rate includes a Full Hot Breakfast and Deluxe Continental Breakfast.
Hotel Address: 675 Conchester Highway, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania,19342, USA

Toll Free Phone Number (US & Canada)
1(800) 780-7234

Hotel Direct Phone Number
(610) 358-9400

Check-In: 4:00 pm Eastern Time
Check-Out: 11:00 am Eastern Time

Directions between ICDD and the Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel :

New Best Western Map

Directions to ICDD from the Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel
1. Turn right onto Baltimore Pike / US-1 (0.4 Mi ) – 0.4 Mi Total
2. Turn left onto Thornton Rd. (1.5 mi ) – 1.9 Mi Total
3. Turn right onto Glen Mills Rd. (2.4 Mi ) – 4.3 Mi Total
4. Turn slight left onto Creek Rd. (0.4 Mi ) – 4.7 Mi Total
5. Take the 2nd right onto Gradyville Rd. (5.1 Mi ) – 9.8 Mi Total
6. Turn left onto Bishop Hollow Rd. (0.9 Mi ) – 10.7 Mi Total
7. Take the first left onto Campus Blvd. (0.1 Mi ) – 10.8 Mi Total
8. ICDD, 12 Campus Blvd. is on the left.

Directions to the Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel from ICDD
1. Turn right onto Campus Blvd. (0.1 Mi ) – 0.1 Mi Total
2. Turn right onto Bishop Hollow Rd. (0.9 Mi ) – 1.0 Mi Total
3. Turn right onto Gradyville Rd. (5.1 Mi ) – 6.1 Mi Total
4. Turn left onto Creek Rd. (0.4 Mi ) – 6.5 Mi Total
5. Turn left onto Glen Mills Rd. (2.4 Mi ) – 8.9 Mi Total
6. Turn left onto Thornton Rd. (1.5 Mi ) – 10.4 Mi Total
7. Turn right onto Baltimore Pike / US-1 (0.4 Mi ) – 10.8 Mi Total
8. The Best Western is on your left.

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