NCCAVS - Symposia & Exhibitions

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing

Equipment Exhibition

The NCCAVS sponsors an Annual Equipment Exhibition to showcase products and services of companies supporting vacuum-related industries. Attracting approximately 100+ exhibitors and ~700 attendees, the NCCAVS Annual Equipment Exhibition is the largest sponsored by any AVS Chapter.

Next Year’s NCCAVS Equipment Exhibition is scheduled for:

NCCAVS 37th Annual Equipment Exhibition
February 24, 2016
Holiday Inn San Jose Airport
1350 N. First Street
San Jose, California
Extended Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Held In Conjunction with:

  • 5th Annual Student Poster Session – Details TBD
  • NCCAVS Symposium / Joint User Group Meeting
    “Materials, Devices, and Systems for Intelligent Engineering Solutions”
Exhibit Floor Plan – First release November 1, 2015

Technical Symposia

Besides monthly meetings, individual users group may sponsor a one-day or multi-day technical program. These symposia draw audiences beyond the groups' regular members and often explore one topic in-depth through invited and contributed presentations. The NCCAVS also sponsors programs on topics of interest to AVS members that may not be covered in technical areas served by the users groups. Each year, the AVS International Symposium and Exhibition features more than 1,200 technical papers and draws approximately 3,000 scientists from around the world.

2015 International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology (ICPT 2015)

September 30 – October 2, 2015
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85226

ICPT is an international conference which rotates through global locations annually, with local participants responsible for conference organization under the supervision of an International Executive Committee.

ICPT 2015 is jointly hosted by CMP User’s Group of the NCCAVS and the Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) and will be held in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area. The conference will provide an international forum for academic researchers, industrial practitioners and engineers from around the world for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP) technology. ICPT 2015 promotes the exchange of opportunities, ideas, friendly relationships and research collaboration. In addition to the technical program, ICPT also offers an exposition featuring vendors from CMP and related industries.

Conference website

Exhibit/Sponsorship opportunities

AVS International Symposium & Exhibition

AVS 62nd International Symposium & Exhibition
October 13-18, 2015
San Jose, CA