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  • Sunday, September 02, 2018 - Wednesday, September 05, 2018

    Event: 84th IUVSTA Workshop Surface Microspectroscopy and Spectromicroscopy
    Location Lopatie Conference Centre, Rehovot, Israel
    Contact: Sidney Cohen; e-mail: sidney.cohen@weizmann.ac.il
    Web: http://www.weizmann.ac.il/conferences/SMSEP2018/

    This workshop addresses ground state and dynamic aspects of interface-related electronic properties, with an emphasis on methodologies combining spatial and spectroscopic data at the nanoscale. The format has been designed to foster fruitful discussions and interchange, by providing ample time for interaction both in the conference hall and informally during planned excursions and social activities.

    Abstract Deadline: May 30, 2018

  • Sunday, September 02, 2018 - Thursday, September 06, 2018

    Event: 83rd IUVSTA Workshop: New Horizons in Boron-Containing Coatings
    Location Vadstena, Sweden
    Contact: e-mail: contact@boronliu.com
    Web: http://boronliu.com/

    The aim of this workshop is to focus on the first-principles design, synthesis, properties, defect structure, and applications of different types of boron-containing protective and functional thin films and coatings.
     
    This workshop is intended to initiate an in-depth discussion covering a broad range of boron-containing materials and synthesis technologies including approaches such as PVD and CVD to more complex methodologies incorporating gas- and/or power-pulsing techniques, presented in a systematic fashion, by key scientific groups worldwide

    The workshop will take place in Vadstena, close to Linköping, Sweden.


    Abstract Submission Deadline: April 1, 2018

  • Tuesday, September 04, 2018 | 9AM-1PM

    Event: AVS Western Pennsylvania Chapter Short Course Program
    Location University of Pittsburgh, Physics Department, 3941 O'Hara St., 321 Allen Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
    Web: http://www.avs.org/Chapters/Western-Pennsylvania/Short-Courses.aspx

    AVS short courses provide training for technicians, scientists, and engineers in three broad categories:

    Vacuum and Equipment Technology
    Materials and Interface Characterization
    Materials Processing

  • Thursday, September 06, 2018 | 7AM-6PM

    Event: AVS Prairie Chapter Symposia
    Location University of Chicago, Gordon Center for Integrative Science, 929 E 57th St. Chicago, IL
    Contact: Dan Killelea, E-mail: dan_killelea@avs.org
    Web: http://www2.avs.org/chapter/Prairie/2018

    Invited Speakers:

    David Flaherty - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2018 Early Career Research Awardee)
    Melissa Hines - Cornell
    Thom Orlando - GA Tech
    Emily Weiss - Northwestern

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

    Abstract Deadline:  August 3, 2018

    Early Registration Deadline:  August 31, 2018

    Contact:
    Dan Killelea, Loyola University Chicago

  • Sunday, September 09, 2018 - Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Event: 2018 International Conference on Solid State Devices & Materials
    Location University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Contact: Kazunori Koga; e-mail: koga@ed.kyushu-u.ac.jp
    Web: http://www.ssdm.jp/index.html

    SSDM is one of the oldest and most reputable international conferences in Japan regarding science and technology in devices and materials. SSDM covers a wide spectrum of topics related to solid state devices and materials. To facilitate active discussion among various communities, the conference includes dedicated sessions in 11 focus areas, and includes plenary speakers from around the world.

    Abstract Deadline: April 27, 2018

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - Friday, September 14, 2018

    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 13, 2018 | 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 Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Westminster (Denver), Colorado

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 1PM-7:30PM

    Event: AVS MN Chapter Annual Symposium
    Location University of Minnesota Continuing Education Center
    Contact: Ben Schmidt,e-mail: ben_schmidt@avs.org or Sachin Attavar,e-mail: sachin_attavar@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Minnesota/Symposia-Exhibitions

    The AVS MN Symposium, sponsored in part by EAG Laboratories, Medtronic and Physical Electronics, is a half-day conference consisting of invited speakers, a poster session, vendor exhibition, dinner, and after dinner speaker.
     
    The focus for 2018 is “Natural Materials vs. Engineered Materials” 

    Speakers this year will include:
     
    William Murphy (University of Wisconsin)
    Ashley Ellsworth (Physical Electronics)
    Liang Gong (3M)

  • Monday, September 24, 2018 - Friday, September 28, 2018

    Event: XI International Conference on Surfaces, Materials and Vacuum
    Location Riviera Maya, Solidaridad, Quintana-Roo, Mexico
    Contact: Gregorio Hernandez-Cocoletzi; e-mail: cocoletz@ifuap.buap.mx
    Web: http://smctsm.org.mx/XI_ICSMV/

    The XI-ICSMV is organized by the Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Superficies y Materiales (SMCTSM). The SMCTSM, founded in 1988, is one of the most fruitful scientific societies in the field of surface processing and characterization in Latin America. There will a total of 16 symposiums: • Advanced and Multifunctional Ceramics • Atomic Layer Deposition • Biomaterials and Polymers • Characterization and Metrology • Luminescence Phenomena: Materials and Applications • Microelectronics and MEMS • Nanostructures • Photothermal Phenomena • Plasma and Vacuum • Renewable Energy: Materials and Devices • Semiconductors • Surfaces and Interfaces • Theory and Simulation of Materials • Thin Films • Tribology • Science Divulgation.

    Abstract Deadline: June 24, 2018

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 1PM-5PM

    Event: AVS Recent Developments in Focused Ion Beam Technology (FIB) Webinar
    Location Online/Internet Instruction
    Contact: Heather Korff; e-mail: heather@avs.org
    Web: https://avs.swoogo.com/webinar_fib

    Course title: AVS Recent Developments in Focused Ion Beam Technology Webinar
    Instructor: Lucille A. Giannuzzi,  Ph.D., FAVS, FMSA, FMAS, President ExpressLO LLC
    Date: September 25, 2018
    Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Cost: $200

  • Sunday, September 30, 2018 - Friday, October 05, 2018

    Event: The North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE 2018)
    Location Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
    Contact: Tom Tiedje; e-mail: ttiedje@uvic.ca
    Web: https://nambe2018.avs.org/

    The North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE 2018) 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 the presentations of the MBE Innovator Award, the NAMBE Young Investigator Award, and the Best Student Paper awards.


    Abstract Deadline: May 4, 2018

  • Thursday, October 04, 2018 - Friday, October 05, 2018

    Event: AVS Tennessee Valley Chapter Meeting
    Location Joint Institute for Advanced Materials, 2641 Osprey Vista Way, Knoxville, TN
    Contact: Petro Maksymovych; e-mail: petro_maksymovych @avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Tennessee-Valley/Symposia

    AVS Tennessee Valley Chapter Meeting will be held at the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4-5, 2018.

    Tutorials will be hosted on Thursday, Oct. 4th during the day, with our annual banquet in the evening. Our annual meeting with engaging speakers and student poster session will take place on Friday the 5th.

  • Sunday, October 07, 2018 - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Event: The 14th International Conference on Mid-IR Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices
    Location High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, AZ
    Contact: Yong-Hang Zhang, yhzhang@asu.edu, Shui-Qing (Fisher) Yu, syu@uark.edu
    Web: http://www.miomd2018.org/




    Abstract Deadline: Spring of 2018

  • Friday, October 12, 2018 - Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Event: Taiwan Association for Coating and Thin Film Technology (TACT'18)
    Location Ming Chi University of Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan
    Web: http://tact.org.tw

    Taiwan Association for Coating and Thin Film Technology (TACT), is one of the most important associations and organizations in the academic and industrial fields in China. It is of great importance and influence in the professional fields at home and abroad. The association has entered the 11th year since it was established. In addition to the development of coating technology, Also engaged in industrial technical support services. In terms of business objectives, we report on industry trends and technology updates through various events and electronic or print publications. We look forward to more interaction and exchange with industry and academia. We also actively promote participation in international seminars and Coating related learning organizations and other activities to enhance the Association's international visibility. In addition, through the organization of short courses, seminars, etc. to enhance the standard of domestic coating technology.

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 - Friday, October 26, 2018

    Event: AVS 65th International Symposium & Exhibition
    Location Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA.
    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 21, 2018 | 8AM-4PM

    Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meetings
    Location Long Beach, California
    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 65th International Symposium & Exhibition

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 - Thursday, October 25, 2018

    Event: AVS National Short Course Program
    Location Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA
    Contact: Heather Korff; e-mail: heather@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Education-Outreach/Short-Courses/Short-Courses-Schedule.aspx

    A complete schedule of AVS Short Courses is set to take place in Long Beach, CA October 22-25 in conjunction with the AVS 65th International Symposium and Exhibition. 
    Early/Advance registration is strongly encouraged!

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - Thursday, November 15, 2018

    Event: 40th International Symposium on Dry Process (DPS2018)
    Location Nagoya University, Nagoya-city, Aichi, Japan
    Contact: Mutsumi Tabata, dps2018@officepolaris.co.jp, or Keizo Kinoshita, k-kinoshita@aiocore.com
    Web: http://www.dry-process.org/2018/

    The 40th International Symposium on Dry Process (DPS2018) will be held at Toyoda Auditorium (Toyoda Kodo), Higashiyama Campus, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi in Japan from November 13 to 15, 2018. The Symposium covers all aspects of the rapidly evolving fields of dry processes, including but not limited to plasma etching and deposition processes, diagnostics and modeling of plasmas and surfaces, and surface modifications by plasmas, for the applications in, e.g., microelectronics, power devices, sensors, environmental protection, biological systems, and medicine. The DPS has provided valuable forums for in-depth discussion among professionals and students working in this exciting field for more than three decades.


    Abstract Deadline: 24 July 2018

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 7AM-7PM

    Event: International Joint Symposium of "Interfacial Science for Green Innovation"
    Location Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe, Japan
    Contact: Ken-ichi Fukui; e-mail: kfukui@chem.es.osaka-u.ac.jp

    This is an international joint symposium on "Interfacial Science for Green Innovation" that consists of several invited talks. The symposium is expected to cover wide area of topics such as catalysis, photocatalysis, solar cells, fuel cells, interfacial energy conversion, energy storage devices, thermoelectric conversion, in-situ and operando analyses, from the viewpoint of the surface and interface science.


  • Sunday, November 25, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018

    Event: Workshop on Innovative Nanoscale Devices & Systems (WINDS) 2018
    Location The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA
    Contact: Josef Weinbub; e-mail: josef.weinbub@tuwien.ac.at and Stephen Goodnick; e-mail: stephen.goodnick@asu.edu
    Web: http://www.iue.tuwien.ac.at/winds2018

    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 31, 2018

  • Sunday, November 25, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018

    Event: 2018 MRS Fall Meeting
    Location Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA
    Contact: Mary Kaufold; e-mail: Kaufold@mrs.org
    Web: http://www.mrs.org/fall2018

    The 2018 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.

  • Sunday, December 02, 2018 - Thursday, December 06, 2018

    Event: PacSurf 2018: Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings, & Interfaces
    Location Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa, Hawaii
    Contact: Contact Della Miller, AVS, 530-896-0477, della@avs.org
    Web: http://www.pacsurf.org/

    The Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces (PacSurf 2018) will be held on the Big Island of Hawaii from December 2 - 6, 2018. This conference is being organized by AVS (United States) with a Steering Committee composed of representatives from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan. Symposium attendees will interact during morning and evening sessions that will include plenary, invited, and contributed presentations.

    The main topics for PacSurf 2018 will be focused on the latest advances in Biomaterial Surfaces & Interfaces, Energy Harvesting & Storage,  Nanomaterials, and Thin Films. We will have morning and evening technical sessions with the afternoons free for other activities and discussions. 

    The conference will be held in the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, which is ideally located on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.  We are confident you will benefit by attending PacSurf 2018 and networking with the other attendees.

  • Sunday, January 13, 2019 - Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Event: 46th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-46)
    Location La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
    Contact: Chris Palmstrøm; e-mail: cpalmstrom@ece.ucsb.edu
    Web: https://pcsi2019.avs.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. 


    Abstract Deadline: October 15, 2018

  • Sunday, January 13, 2019 | 8AM-4PM

    Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting
    Location Santa Fe, New Mexico
    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 the 46th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Semiconductor Interfaces (PCSI-46)

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 10AM-6PM

    Event: NCCAVS 40th Annual Equipment Exhibition
    Location Holiday Inn San Jose Airport, San Jose California
    Contact: Chris Malocsay; e-mail: chris_malocsay@avs.org
    Web: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/NCCAVS/Symposia-Exhibitions

    The NCCAVS sponsors an Annual Equipment Exhibition to showcase products and services of companies supporting vacuum-related industries. Attracting approximately 100+ exhibitors and over 700 attendees.
     
    Largest Attendance of any AVS Chapters or Divisions. * Speaker events at capacity. * Extended hours provide ample time to engage all attendees. * Lunch, Evening Reception and Cocktails at no cost to attendees.
     
    Held In Conjunction with:
    • 8th Annual Student Poster Session
    • NCCAVS Symposium / Joint User Group Meeting

  • Monday, April 01, 2019 - Thursday, April 04, 2019

    Event: Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics (FCMN)
    Location Monterey Marriott, Monterey, CA
    Contact: Della Miller; e-mail: della@avs.org

    The FCMN will bring together scientists and engineers interested in all aspects of the characterization
    technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing.
    All approaches are welcome: chemical, physical, electrical, magnetic, optical, in-situ, and real-time
    control and monitoring. The conference will summarize major issues and provided critical reviews of
    important semiconductor techniques needed as the semiconductor industry moves to silicon
    nanoelectronics and beyond. The conference consists of formal invited presentation sessions and poster
    sessions for contributed papers. The poster papers cover new developments in characterization and
    metrology especially at the nanoscale.

  • 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

  • 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: 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, 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 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

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019

    Event: 35th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference (NAMBE 2019)
    Location Boise, Idaho
    Contact: Paul Simmonds, e-mail:paulsimmonds@boisestate.edu

    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 

  • 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: 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, 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, 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.