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DXC 2020 will be held 3-7 August 2020 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Rockville, MD


The 68th ANNUAL DENVER X-RAY CONFERENCE was held as a joint meeting with the 25th International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM-25) at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, Illinois, U.S.A. the week of 5 – 9 August 2019.



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Attendees of the World's largest X-ray conference will have access to sessions on the latest advancements in XRD and XRF. Workshops are run by experts who provide TRAINING and EDUCATION on many PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS of X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction techniques for the study of materials. Designed to help attendees (with little or many years of experience), our workshops will solve some of their most difficult problems.

Advances in X-ray Analysis (AXA)

AXA Volume 63, proceedings of the 2019 DXC – if you presented at the conference, submit your work by 20 September 2019!

Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your research presented at DXC 2019 by submitting your presented paper in the Denver X-ray Conference proceedings, Advances in X-ray AnalysisVolume 63. Work presented during either a DXC oral session or poster session is eligible for submission. See the Guidelines for the Preparation of Manuscripts. The deadline for submission is 20 September 2019. 

Note: To be acceptable for publication, papers should describe either new methods, theory and applications, improvements in methods or instrumentation, or other advances in the state of the art. Papers emphasizing commercial aspects are discouraged. 

Advances in X-ray Analysis (AXA) proceedings of the Denver X-ray Conference: Volume 60 and Volume 61 are available for sale on CD-ROM!
Volume 60, proceedings of the 2016 Denver X-ray Conference and Volume 61, proceedings of the 2017 Denver X-ray Conference are available for sale on CD-ROM. Visit the ICDD E-store for purchasing information.

AXA Volumes 40 – 59 are Free online!
Visit the ICDD website for complete access to manuscripts from Volumes 40 – 59, 1996 – 2015. Create an account and start browsing AXA




Dates to Remember:

Call for Papers open   January – March 2019
Exhibit Space Opens:   February 2019
Abstract submission deadline: 22 March 2019
Conference Program available online:    May 2019
Jerome B. Cohen Student Award Deadline:   3 June 2019
Robert L. Snyder Student Award Deadline:  3 June 2019
Student Room Application Deadline:    20 June 5 July 2019
Pre-registration Discount Deadline:  2 July 2019
Westin Group Rate Deadline:    10 July 2019
Submission of Manuscripts Deadline: 20 September 2019


Have an idea for a workshop or session?

If there is a topic missing from the DXC Program that would make for a great workshop or session, please let the DXC Organizing Committee know. Submit your ideas before 1 March 2020 for consideration in the 2021 Conference Program.





Please Note: Denver X-ray Conference/ICDD does not permit any type of recording (photography, video, audio, etc.) of lectures, posters, tutorials, workshops and commercial exhibits at the Denver X-ray Conference without prior permission of ICDD or the individuals/entity involved.

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