From 8th till 11th October, the IX AUSE Congress and IV ALBA User’s Meeting has been held at the ALBA Synchrotron. Around 150 delegates have participated in the event where scientific results obtained with synchrotron light as well as the present and future challenges of these facilities have been discussed. Cerdanyola del Vallès, 11th October 2019. In Spain, the scientific community using synchrotron light has experienced an outstanding increase in…