Meetings & Exhibits

One of the major ways in which AVS promotes sharing of research and development findings in the science and technology community is through the annual AVS International Symposium and numerous chapter, division, group events and  topical conferences throughout the year. For the latest AVS-related events, please review the Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Find all AVS technical meetings in our Events Calendar



AVS Topical Conference Endorsement & Sponsorship

AVS endorses and sponsors many topical conferences each year. These conferences with a specialized focus are held worldwide. Members are encouraged to organize a topical conference in their area of expertise.

Benefits of endorsement or sponsorship include promotional assistance via e-mails, inclusion in the AVS Newsletter and on the AVS Website. In addition, AVS staff can provide a full range of conference management services. Learn More


The AVS International Symposium and Exhibition addresses cutting edge issues associated with materials, processing and interfaces in both the research and manufacturing communities. The weeklong Symposium fosters a multidisciplinary environment that cuts across traditional boundaries between disciplines, featuring papers from AVS Technical Division, Groups, Focus Topics on emerging technologies and more.

An extensive Exhibition of related equipment, tools, materials, supplies, chemicals, services, consulting, technical literature, and new technologies are showcased during the week. As an AVS member you will receive reduced registration fees. More