Our Mission, Vision & Values

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Learn more about who we are and why we do what we do (PDF of SLAC brochure)

SLAC's mission, vision and values, updated in late 2018, tell our story – what we do, and why. These statements are guiding principles that define our purpose, frame the lab’s goals and challenge us to see beyond the science we do today, to the discoveries and impact we can have tomorrow.