The First CALYPSO Workshop was held successfully in Beijing Computational Science Research Center during August 7 to 11, 2013. This conference is collaboratively arranged by Jilin University State Key Laboratory of Superhard Materials, Computational Science Research Center (CSRC) and Science and Technology on Surface Physics and Chemistry Laboratory, and attracted more than 200 experts and scholars from all over the world.
The workshop aims at introducing the CALYPSO method and software, while providing hands-on tutorial guidance. Structures prediction and searching, functional materials designing and other cutting-edge subjects were involved. 12 experts gave their invited lectures. This forum provides a good opportunity of communication and study for all CALYPSO users, and promotes the exchange of experience and idea among professionals with interests in structure prediction area.