PIXEL2012 workshp will take place at the Hotel Listel Inawashiro in Inawashiro, Fukushima, Japan from September 3 to 7, 2012. The workshop will cover various topics related to pixel detector technology. Development and applications will be discussed for charged particle tracking in High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, and X-ray imaging in Astronomy, Biology, Medicine and Material Science. The conference program will also include reports on front and back end electronics, radiation effects, low mass mechanics and construction techniques, and new technologies such as monolithic and 3D integrated detectors.

All sessions will be plenary and will consist of invited overview talks, followed by shorter presentations. The submission of abstracts closes on May 7, 2012.

International Advisary Committee:

Peter Denes (LBL, USA)
Chris Damerell (RAL, UK)
Roland Horisberger (PSI, Switzerland)
Simon Kwan (FNAL, USA)
Hans-G√ľnther Moser (MPI, Germany)
Leonardo Rossi (Uni.Genoa, Italy)
Tadayuki Takahashi (JAXA, Japan)
Renato Turchetta (RAL, UK)
Norbert Wermes (Uni.Bonn, Germany)

Local Organizing Committee:

Yoshinobu Unno (KEK, Chair)
Hidenori Toyokawa (JASRI, Deputy Chair)
Yasuo Arai (KEK)
Takaki Hatsui (RIKEN)
Hirokazu Ikeda (JAXA/ISAS)
Takeshi Tsuru (Kyoto Uni.)

Previous workshops:

PIXEL2010, Grindelwald, Switzerland
PIXEL2008, Batavia, U.S.A.
PIXEL2005, Bonn, Germerny
PIXEL2002, Carmel, U.S.A.
PIXEL2000, Genoa, Italy