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  • 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
    Web: https://www2.avs.org/conferences/FCMN

    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

  • 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 

  • 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, 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

  • 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 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019

    Event: IIT 2020 (23rd International Conference on Ion Implantation Technology)
    Location San Diego, CA
    Contact: Susan Felch; e-mail: sfelch@sbcglobal.net

    The IIT 2020 conference is an open forum for discussion of major challenges in current and emerging technologies related to the tools and processes for ion implantation, annealing of semiconductors and non-semiconductors, implanted devices, metrology of implanted layers and devices, as well as methods related to ion implantation.

  • 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 

  • 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: 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.