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  • Monday, April 22, 2019 - Friday, April 26, 2019

    Event: 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit
    Location Phoenix Convention Center and nearby Sheraton Grand Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
    Web: https://www.mrs.org/spring2019

    The 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit is the key forum to present research to an interdisciplinary and international audience. It provides a window on the future of materials science, and offers an opportunity for researchers—from students and postdoctoral fellows, to Nobel and Kavli Prize Laureates—to exchange technical information and network with colleagues.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Thursday, May 02, 2019

    Event: SVC 62nd Annual Technical Conference (TechCon'19)
    Location Long Beach, California
    Contact: E-mail all inquiries to svcinfo@svc.org
    Web: http://www.svc.org/

    The Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) will hold its 62nd Annual Technical Conference (TechCon) April 27 - May 2, 2019 in Long Beach, California, USA. The SVC TechCon is a forum for the interchange of information between those engaged in the use and development of vacuum coatings for large ­‐ and small­‐ scale applications.

  • Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 8AM-4PM

    Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting
    Location Cary, North Carolina
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Meetings-Exhibits/Events-Calendar/AVS-Board-Meeting-Schedule

    In conjunction with the AVS Publications Summit and a visit with the Publications Staff

  • Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - Friday, May 10, 2019

    Event: AIV XXIV Conference - Materials, Interfaces, Processes in Industrial and Basic Research Applications
    Location Hilton Giardini Naxos Hotel, Giardini Naxos, Italy
    Contact: Espedito Vassallo; e-mail: vassallo@ifp.cnr.it and Antonio Terrasi; e-mail: antonio.terrasi@ct.infn.it
    Web: http://www.aiv.it/aiv-xxiv-conference/

    The AIV XXIV Conference approaches the issues associated with materials and processing, in the research and manufacturing communities. The three-day Conference promotes a multidisciplinary environment to encourage a cross fertilization between attendees on emerging technologies.

    The main topics are:

     

    • Micro and Nano Scale Engineered Coatings and Films
    • Biointerfaces and Surface Science
    • Nuclear Fusion Technology
    • Materials and Technologies for Additive Manufacturing
    • Innovation in Large Vacuum Systems 

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 8AM-7PM

    Event: AVS Western Pennsylvania Chapter Courses & Workshop
    Location Millennium Science Complex Penn State University Rooms N308 A&B (Posters located in Commons area) State College, PA USA
    Contact: Joe DeMaio; e-mail: joe_demaio@avs.org
    Web: https://avs.swoogo.com/wpavs2019

    AVS Western Pennsylvania Chapter Courses & Workshops 
    Location*: Millennium Science Complex Penn State University Rooms N308 A&B (Posters located in Commons area) State College, PA USA 
    Date: May 16, 2019 
    Time: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. 
    Cost: $60/Workshop; $150 for all 3 Workshops AVS Member Discount: $5/Workshop
    INFO | REGISTER HERE

     

  • Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Friday, May 24, 2019

    Event: ICMCTF'19- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
    Location Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA
    Web: https://www2.avs.org/conferences/ICMCTF/2019/hotel_registration.htm

    The ICMCTF is internationally recognized as a vibrant technical conference that integrates fundamental and applied research focused on thin film deposition, characterization, and advanced surface modification techniques.  ICMCTF is the premier international meeting in the field promoting global exchange of information among scientists, technologists, and manufacturers.  The conference draws more than 800 attendees each year with multiple oral technical sessions and a well attended poster session which is a major component of the technical program.

  • Sunday, May 26, 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019

    Event: 8th International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
    Location World Trade Center, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact: M. Isabel Alonso; e-mail: isabel@icmab.es and Stefan Zollner; e-mail: zollner@nmsu.edu
    Web: https://congresses.icmab.es/icse8/

    The 8th International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry continues the well-established ICSE series to provide an excellent forum for scientists and engineers working in instrumentation, science and applications of spectroscopic ellipsometry, and related techniques. ICSE-8 will bring together international participants from many countries and offer them the opportunity to present their latest results. Both young and experienced researchers are kindly invited to participate and interact for dissemination, discussion, and advancement of science and technology topics represented in ICSE-8. Following the high standards set by previous conferences, ICSE-8 will aim at presenting a useful balance of fundamental and applied research and industrial applications. Submission of original work is solicited.


    Abstract Deadline: December 21, 2018

  • Sunday, June 02, 2019 - Wednesday, June 05, 2019

    Event: 79th Physical Electronics Conference
    Location University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
    Contact: Talat Rahman; e-mail: talat.rahman@ucf.edu

    The 79th Physical Electronics Conference will be held at the University of Central Florida. This topical conference provides a yearly forum for the dissemination and discussion of novel and fundamental theoretical and experimental research in the physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering of surfaces and interfaces. It includes the prestigious Nottingham Prize competition for best presentation based on doctoral research. Over 75 years the emphases of the conference have changed, yet the meeting remains centered in its basis of fundamental science at material interfaces. Central themes now include the interfaces of metals, semiconductors, ionic conductors, dielectrics, fluids, porous materials, and biomaterials.


    Abstract deadline for contributed papers, if applicable: May 3, 2019

  • Monday, June 03, 2019 - Thursday, June 06, 2019

    Event: AVS New Mexico Chapter Symposium, Vendor Show, and Short Courses
    Location Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel
    Contact: David Adams, e-mail: david_adams@avs.org
    Web: http://www.nmavs.org

    Our local symposium draws between 100 and 200 scientists who participate in short courses, technical sessions and the vendor exhibit. The technical sessions include invited presentations by nationally recognized experts in vacuum science, surface chemistry and physics, as well as contributed presentations by Chapter members and others.

    Short courses are offered on a wide variety of topics. Displays of state of the art vacuum, surface analysis, plasma etching and thin film deposition equipment from approximately 65 vendors can be found at the equipment exhibit. A substantial portion of the Symposium proceeds is channeled into a scholarship program for deserving students interested in the physical sciences. Members of the Chapter also act as judges for the New Mexico and Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fairs, the New Mexico Junior Academy of Science and Regional Science Fairs.

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Friday, June 14, 2019

    Event: 15th International Symposium on Sputtering and Plasma Processes (ISSP2019)
    Location Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Kanazawa, Japan
    Contact: Tetsuya Goto; e-mail: tetsuya.goto.b2@tohoku.ac.jp and Yasuhito Gotoh; e-mail: gotoh.yasuhito.5w@kyoto-u.ac.jp
    Web: http://issp2019.org/

    The 15th International Symposium on Sputtering and Plasma Processes (ISSP2019) will be held in Kanazawa, Japan from June 11th to 14th, 2019. This symposium has been held biennially and has gathered 135+ presentations and 210+ attendees. The topics of this symposium include 1) fundamentals of sputtering and plasma processes, 2) sputtering processes, 3) plasma processes, 4) plasma induced process technologies, 5) thin films, 6) micro- and nano-technologies, 7) applications, and 8) others. The program will consist of invited, contributed talks and poster presentations. To encourage young scientists' contributions, poster awards will be given to three outstanding poster presentations.

    Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 1PM-5PM

    Event: AVS Webinar: Present Thin Film Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies: Overview of the Science, Design, and Evolving Ramifications
    Location Online/Internet Instruction
    Contact: Heather Korff; e-mail: heather@avs.org
    Web: https://avs.swoogo.com/webinar_tfpv

    This Webinar will begin with a review of evolving growth in energy use, with specific emphasis on electricity generation and use in the United States, and expected future penetration of solar-derived energy sources. Thin-film photovoltaic (PV) technologies will be distinguished from other solar technologies, such as solar-thermal and crystalline-Si PV. Present markets and major advantages/disadvantages of thin-film PV will be identified and briefly discussed.
     
    • Instructor: Timothy A. Gessert
    • Cost: $250 (AVS Member) | $300 (Non-Member)

  • Sunday, July 21, 2019 - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    Event: 19th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2019)
    Location Bellevue, Washington
    Contact: Della miller, e-mail: della@avs.org
    Web: http://www.ald2019.avs.org

    The AVS 19th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2019) featuring the 6th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2019) will be a three-day meeting dedicated to the science and technology of atomic layer controlled deposition of thin films and now topics related to atomic layer etching.  Since 2001, the ALD conference has been held alternately in the United States, Europe and Asia, allowing fruitful exchange of ideas, know-how and practices between scientists. This year, the ALD conference will again incorporate the Atomic Layer Etching 2019 Workshop (ALE 2019), so that attendees can interact freely. The conference will take place Sunday, July 21-Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington (East Seattle).

  • Sunday, July 21, 2019 - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    Event: Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2019)
    Location Bellevue, Washington
    Contact: Della miller, e-mail: della@avs.org
    Web: http://www.ald2019.avs.org

    The 6th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2019) will be held in conjunction with ALD 2019
    at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington (East Seattle).

    A broad range of topics are expected.
     

  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019

    Event: Joint meeting of 32nd IVNC and 12th IVESC conferences
    Location University of Cincinnati campus, Cincinnati, OH
    Contact: Marc Cahay; e-mail: marc.cahay@uc.edu and Kevin Jensen; e-mail: kevin.jensen@nrl.navy.mil
    Web: http://www.vacuumnanoelectronics.org

    The first joint meeting of the International Vacuum Nanoelectronics (IVNC) and International Vacuum Electron Sources (IVESC) Conferences will be held on the campus of the University of Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, Ohio, from July 22-26, 2019. The meeting will consist of a series of three short courses in some of the fast growing areas in the field of vacuum electron sources and applications, from basic principles to the most recent technological advances. The conference will include plenary talks, invited talks, contributed talks and posters. Contributed talks and posters are refereed based on short abstracts. The meeting will be very conducive to interactions among participants since there will be no parallel sessions and the short courses will be offered to all participants as part of the registration fees.

    Abstract Deadline: March 15 2019

  • Monday, July 29, 2019 | 8AM-4PM

    Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meetings
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Meetings-Exhibits/Events-Calendar/AVS-Board-Meeting-Schedule

    In conjunction with a visit to AVS HQ

  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 | 7AM-6PM

    Event: AVS Prairie Chapter Symposia
    Location The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
    Contact: Julio Soares, E-mail: julio_soares@avs.org, Mary Kraft, E-mail: mary_kraft@avs.org

    Call for Papers:
    Oral or poster contributions on any topic of AVS interest are solicited.

  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 - Friday, September 06, 2019

    Event: AVS Pacific Northwest Chapter Annual Symposium
    Location Washington State University, Pullman, WA
    Contact: David Lee,e-mail: d.y.Lee@wsu.edu
    Web: http://www.avs.org/Chapters/Pacific-Northwest/Annual-Symposium

    The Annual Symposium of the PNWAVS Science and Technology Society will be held  at Washington State University in Pullman WA, on Sept 5-6, 2019.
     
    This symposium will hold two days of invited and contributed sessions that include talks and poster presentations. A welcome reception will start the symposium on Thursday evening.  A vendor and equipment exhibit will be held during the symposium on Friday, September 6th.

    The PNWAVS symposium has a long tradition of providing a stimulating interdisciplinary program in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The meeting attracts a broad representation of government, corporate, and university researchers from throughout the Pacific Northwest, Western Canada and Alaska.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - Friday, September 13, 2019

    Event: AVS Rocky Mountain Chapter Short Course Program
    Location Westminster DoubleTree Hotel, Westminster, CO
    Contact: Neil Peacock; e-mail: neil_peacock@avs.org
    Web: http://www.rmcavs.org/

    Taught by industry professionals, AVS Short courses offer training for technicians, scientists, and engineers in three broad categories:
     
    Vacuum and Equipment Technology Topics related to vacuum and processing equipment design, operation, and maintenance.
     
    Materials and Interface Characterization Topics covering chemical, physical, and electrical characterization of films, surfaces, particles, and interfaces.
     
    Materials Processing Topics covering materials processing, modification, and integration.
     
    AVS courses not only facilitate student/instructor interaction, but provide networking opportunities with your peer
     

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 9AM-6PM

    Event: AVS Rocky Mountain Chapter Symposium and Vendor Exhibit
    Location Westminster DoubleTree Hotel, Westminster, CO
    Contact: Neil Peacock; e-mail: neil_peacock@avs.org
    Web: http://www.rmcavs.org/

    The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AVS is holding its annual symposium and equipment exhibit on September 12, 2019 at the Westminster Double Tree hotel in Westminster (Denver), Colorado.

  • Sunday, September 22, 2019 - Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Event: 35th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference (NAMBE 2019)
    Location Ketchum, Idaho
    Contact: Paul Simmonds, e-mail:paulsimmonds@boisestate.edu
    Web: https://nambe2019.avs.org/

    The 35th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference (NAMBE 2019) is a prominent international forum for reporting scientific and technological developments in Molecular Beam Epitaxy research. The conference showcases important results from fundamental materials and device research, through technological applications, and into high-volume and low-cost production. NAMBE features award presentations for MBE Innovator, NAMBE Young Investigator, and Best Student Paper. In addition to a diverse technical program, vendors will exhibit the latest equipment available for material growth and characterization. Exhibits will surround the coffee breaks and poster presentations, providing opportunities for discussions between attendees and vendors.



    Abstract Deadline: 11 May 2019 

  • Monday, September 30, 2019 - Wednesday, October 02, 2019

    Event: SCCAVS Exhibit & Short Course Program
    Location Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel & Conference Center, Buena Park, CA 90620
    Contact: Anna Corinne D'Ambrosio, e-mail:corinne_dambrosio@avs.org
    Web: https://www.sccavs.org

    An Equipment Exhibition will be given by the Southern California Chapter of AVS (SCCAVS) on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Buena Park Hotel & Conference Center. The Exhibition will be open from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. Exhibitor information will be available in Spring 2019. To learn more visit www.sccavs.org.
     
    Short Courses: The SCCAVS will be concurrently offering a Short Course program with courses of varying topics. The Short Course Program will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm from September 30 - October 2. Specific courses will be determined in Spring 2019.
     

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 8AM-4PM

    Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail: yvonne@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Meetings-Exhibits/Events-Calendar/AVS-Board-Meeting-Schedule

    In conjunction with the AVS 66th International Symposium & Exhibition

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 - Friday, October 25, 2019

    Event: The 22nd International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS-22)
    Location Miyako Messe, Kyoto, Japan
    Web: http://siss-sims.com/sims22/

    The conference will provide a forum for colleagues from both academia and industries throughout the World to exchange results and new ideas on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and related techniques. A global forum for researchers and users from academia, research organizations and industries to exchange results and new ideas on SIMS and related techniques.

    The conference will cover advancements of scientific knowledge from fundamental understanding to new applications. Discussion on present possibilities and future developments of the technique, in view of the future requirements coming from technology and basic research, will be particularly solicited also with dedicated discussion sessions.

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 - Friday, October 25, 2019

    Event: AVS 66th International Symposium & Exhibition
    Location Columbus, OH
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: http://www.avs.org/symposium

    The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition has been developed to address cutting-edge issues associated with vacuum science and technology in both the research and manufacturing communities. The Symposium is a week long forum for science and technology exchange featuring papers from technical divisions and technology groups, and topical conferences on emerging technologies. The equipment exhibition is one of the largest in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to view the latest products and services offered by over 200 participating companies. More than 3,000 scientists and engineers gather from around the world to attend. Short courses are offered in conjunction with the International Symposium providing specialized training in specific areas of vacuum science and related technologies. A Career Workshop and Job Center are also offered to all attendees. The Workshop covers such topics as résumé preparation, job search skills, networking, interviewing skills, and more. The Job Center provides the opportunity for job seekers to submit their résumés and meet with potential employers.

  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    Event: TACT 2019 International Thin Films Conference (TACT2019)
    Location National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    Contact: Jyh-Wei Lee, e-mail:jefflee@mail.mcut.edu.tw
    Web: http://tact2019.conf.tw

    Since TACT was established in December 1998, we are happy to celebrate her 20th birthday this year. This association has organized six international conferences so far, including Asia CVD 2005, TACT 2009, TACT 2011, and TACT 2013, TACT 2015, and TACT 2017. TACT2019 will be the seventh one. This TACT 2019 will be held from November 17 to 20, 2019 at National Taipei University of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan. As a continuity from 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017. TACT 2019 is the sixth one in the row as the important biennial events for knowledge exchange and interactive platform for researchers and engineers from academia and industry. The TACT 2019 will cover a wide spectrum of aspects related to thin film and coating technologies for sustainable energy, semiconductor, optoelectronic, tribological, organic, biological, protective, and functional coatings.


    Abstract Deadline: 31 August, 2019

  • Sunday, December 01, 2019 | 7AM-6PM

    Event: Workshop on Innovative Nanoscale Devices & Systems (WINDS)
    Location : Fairmont Orchid Hotel, Kohala Coast (Big Island), HI
    Contact: Berend Jonker, e-mail: berry.jonker@nrl.navy.mil and John Conley, e-mail: jconley@eecs.oregonstate.edu
    Web: http://www.winds-meeting.info

    WINDS is an international, interactive workshop intended to provide a forum for discussion of new ideas in the broad area of nanoscience, and opportunities for interaction and networking among scientists. The conference is designed to explore the fundamental properties of nanoscale heterostructures and potential device applications, and covers a spectrum of nanoscale science, emerging materials and device technologies.

    The format consists of morning and evening sessions with a blend of contributed, invited and poster presentations, with significant time available each afternoon for extended discussions. WINDS is scheduled each year for the week immediately following the US Thanksgiving holiday, to be held in Hawaii as a central location best serving the majority of attendees of historical record drawn from Pacific Rim countries. The conference General Chair rotates annually between the US, Japan and Europe.



    Abstract Deadline: August 30, 2019

  • Sunday, December 01, 2019 - Friday, December 06, 2019

    Event: 2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit
    Location Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Web: https://www.mrs.org/fall2019

    The 2019 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit will be held in Boston, Massachusetts.  All technical sessions and non-symposia, broader impact events will be held at the Hynes Convention Center and adjacent Sheraton Boston Hotel.

    Abstract Submission:
    May 13, 2019–June 13, 2019



     

     

  • Sunday, January 12, 2020 - Friday, January 17, 2020

    Event: 47th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Semiconductor Interfaces (PCSI-47)
    Location TBD
    Web: https://PCSIconference.org

    The Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces will bring together experts in these diverse fields, together with device scientists and persons expert at fabricating inorganic, organic and biomaterial microstructural and nanostructural materials for semiconductor, magnetic, optical, and biological systems. Our goal will be to stimulate interactions among these scientists that lead to significant advances on the problems of technological importance in the fields of active surfaces and interfaces.


    Abstract Deadline: October 15, 2019

  • Sunday, April 26, 2020 - Friday, May 01, 2020

    Event: ICMCTF'20- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
    Location Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA
    Web: http://www2.avs.org/conferences/ICMCTF/

    The ICMCTF is internationally recognized as a vibrant technical conference that integrates fundamental and applied research focused on thin film deposition, characterization, and advanced surface modification techniques.  ICMCTF is the premier international meeting in the field promoting global exchange of information among scientists, technologists, and manufacturers.  The conference draws more than 800 attendees each year with multiple oral technical sessions and a well attended poster session which is a major component of the technical program.

  • Sunday, June 28, 2020 - Wednesday, July 01, 2020

    Event: 20th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2020)
    Location Ghent, Belgium
    Contact: Della miller, e-mail: della@avs.org
    Web: http://www.ald2020.avs.org

    The AVS 20th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2020) featuring the 7th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020) will be a three-day meeting dedicated to the science and technology of atomic layer controlled deposition of thin films and now topics related to atomic layer etching.  Since 2001, the ALD conference has been held alternately in the United States, Europe and Asia, allowing fruitful exchange of ideas, know-how and practices between scientists. This year, the ALD conference will incorporate the Atomic Layer Etching 2020 Workshop (ALE 2020), so that attendees can interact freely. The conference will take place Sunday, June 28-Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the International Convention Center Ghent in Ghent, Belgium.

  • Sunday, June 28, 2020 - Wednesday, July 01, 2020

    Event: Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020)
    Location Ghent, Belgium
    Contact: Della miller, e-mail: della@avs.org
    Web: http://www.ald2020.avs.org

    The 7th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020) will be held in conjunction with ALD 2020
    at the International Convention Center Ghent in Ghent, Belgium.

    A broad range of topics are expected.
     

  • Sunday, October 25, 2020 - Friday, October 30, 2020

    Event: AVS 67th International Symposium & Exhibition
    Location Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: http://www.avs.org/symposium

    The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition has been developed to address cutting-edge issues associated with vacuum science and technology in both the research and manufacturing communities. The Symposium is a week long forum for science and technology exchange featuring papers from technical divisions and technology groups, and topical conferences on emerging technologies. The equipment exhibition is one of the largest in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to view the latest products and services offered by over 200 participating companies. More than 3,000 scientists and engineers gather from around the world to attend. Short courses are offered in conjunction with the International Symposium providing specialized training in specific areas of vacuum science and related technologies. A Career Workshop and Job Center are also offered to all attendees. The Workshop covers such topics as résumé preparation, job search skills, networking, interviewing skills, and more. The Job Center provides the opportunity for job seekers to submit their résumés and meet with potential employers.

  • Sunday, October 24, 2021 - Friday, October 29, 2021

    Event: AVS 68th International Symposium & Exhibition
    Location Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: http://www.avs.org/symposium

    The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition has been developed to address cutting-edge issues associated with vacuum science and technology in both the research and manufacturing communities. The Symposium is a week long forum for science and technology exchange featuring papers from technical divisions and technology groups, and topical conferences on emerging technologies. The equipment exhibition is one of the largest in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to view the latest products and services offered by over 200 participating companies. More than 3,000 scientists and engineers gather from around the world to attend. Short courses are offered in conjunction with the International Symposium providing specialized training in specific areas of vacuum science and related technologies. A Career Workshop and Job Center are also offered to all attendees. The Workshop covers such topics as résumé preparation, job search skills, networking, interviewing skills, and more. The Job Center provides the opportunity for job seekers to submit their résumés and meet with potential employers.

  • Sunday, May 22, 2022 - Friday, May 27, 2022

    Event: ICMCTF'22- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
    Location Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA
    Contact: ICMCTF Information, e-mail: icmctf@icmctf.org
    Web: http://www2.avs.org/conferences/ICMCTF/

    The ICMCTF is internationally recognized as a vibrant technical conference that integrates fundamental and applied research focused on thin film deposition, characterization, and advanced surface modification techniques.  ICMCTF is the premier international meeting in the field promoting global exchange of information among scientists, technologists, and manufacturers.  The conference draws more than 800 attendees each year with multiple oral technical sessions and a well attended poster session which is a major component of the technical program.

  • Sunday, November 06, 2022 - Friday, November 11, 2022

    Event: AVS 69th International Symposium & Exhibition
    Location David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Contact: Yvonne Towse, e-mail:yvonne@avs.org
    Web: http://www.avs.org/symposium

    The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition has been developed to address cutting-edge issues associated with vacuum science and technology in both the research and manufacturing communities. The Symposium is a week long forum for science and technology exchange featuring papers from technical divisions and technology groups, and topical conferences on emerging technologies. The equipment exhibition is one of the largest in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to view the latest products and services offered by over 200 participating companies. More than 3,000 scientists and engineers gather from around the world to attend. Short courses are offered in conjunction with the International Symposium providing specialized training in specific areas of vacuum science and related technologies. A Career Workshop and Job Center are also offered to all attendees. The Workshop covers such topics as résumé preparation, job search skills, networking, interviewing skills, and more. The Job Center provides the opportunity for job seekers to submit their résumés and meet with potential employers.

  • Sunday, May 21, 2023 - Friday, May 26, 2023

    Event: ICMCTF'23- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
    Location Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA
    Contact: ICMCTF Information,e-mail: icmctf@icmctf.org
    Web: http://www2.avs.org/conferences/ICMCTF/

    The ICMCTF is internationally recognized as a vibrant technical conference that integrates fundamental and applied research focused on thin film deposition, characterization, and advanced surface modification techniques.  ICMCTF is the premier international meeting in the field promoting global exchange of information among scientists, technologists, and manufacturers.  The conference draws more than 800 attendees each year with multiple oral technical sessions and a well attended poster session which is a major component of the technical program.