At Cairn we are proud to support and promote scientific conferences and exhibitions all around the world. These meetings are an opportunity for us to introduce new products, talk to existing clients about their applications and to meet new researchers too. 

In the USA we are represented by our good friends and partners Chroma Technology and 89North. Cairn personnel are always in attendance on their booths

Where will you find us next?

Cairn Research scientific instruments - Exhibitions

Scottish Microscopy Society Meeting

December 3rd 2019, Glasgow

The Scottish Microscopy Society, formerly the Scottish Microscopy Group, was established in 1968 by a group of electron microscopists, but has grown to now incorporate the whole spectrum of microscopy with committee members from institutions across disciplines and across Scotland.We aim to bring microscopists from all disciplines together to share techniques, ideas and new technologies.

UK Light Microscopy Facility Meeting 2020

January 6-7 2020, Birmingham

QBI 2020 Conference

6th - 9th January, 2020 - Oxford

Imaging Life Symposium 2020

30th January, Sheffield

Imaging Life 2020: Postgraduate Symposium

The Imagine: Imaging Life annual symposium, organised by our cohort of PhD students, is due to take place next year at the University of Sheffield on 30th January 2020 at The Diamond, University of Sheffield.

FENS 2020

11th - 15th July, 2020 - Glasgow

We will be sharing a booth with Rapp OptoElectronic for this Neuroscience meeting in Glasgow

Cairn Research scientific instruments - Exhibitions

Neuroscience 2019

October 19th - 23rd, 2019 - McCormick Place in Chicago

SfN’s 49th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers.

Neuroscience 2019 will take place October 19-23 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Join 30,000 colleagues from more than 70 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

Our chairman attended the meeting and here is a link to his news item

ASCB / EMBO 2019

December 7-11, 2019 - Washington DC

The 2019 joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) will focus on cell biology as the fundamental basis of biology, and will offer sessions on emerging topics such as nontraditional model organisms, and the use of computational modeling and biophysics to “Build the Cell from the Ground Up.”

SPIE Photonics West

February 1st - 6th, 2020 San Francisco

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies.

Biophysical Society Annual Meeting

February 15th - 19th, 2020 San Diego, California

As science becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting continues its long-held reputation for bringing together leading scientists from the all over the world who work at the interface of the life, physical, and computational sciences.

ABRF 2020

February 29th - March 3rd , 2020 - Palm Springs Convention Center

The ABRF annual meeting is an international symposium that provides an exciting mix of cutting-edge science and its execution in a shared resource / core facility setting.  These meetings also offer informational and practical workshops as well as provide ample opportunities for networking with academic, industry and exhibitor colleagues.


23rd - 27th August, 2020 - San Diego, CA

SPIE Optics + Photonics, the meeting where researchers gather to hear advances in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation.