The technical structure of AVS is organized as a matrix. Members can participate in one or more Divisions or Technical Groups, each of which is focused around a major topical area. Members may also participate in Chapters and Student Chapters, which are regional organizations that focus on local area needs.


Northern California - Symposia & Exhibitions


Equipment Exhibition/Technical Symposium/Student Poster Session

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. Also, hosted in conjunction with the NCCAVS Technical Symposium and Annual Student Poster Session. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the NCCAVS 2021 Annual Event status is noted below. Please join us for the NCCAVS Virtual Technical Symposium on February 24, 2021 from 12:30-4:00pm (PDT) and being hosted by the NCCAVS User Groups, CMPUG, JTG, PAG and TFUG. We hope to return to in person events in 2022!


NCCAVS 42nd Annual Equipment Exhibition (Postponed until 2022)

NCCAVS 2021 Technical Symposium
Date: February 24, 2021
Time: 12:30-4:30 p.m. (PST)
Platform: Zoom
Details Available on the NCCAVS User Group Website

Annual Student Poster Competition (Postponed until 2022)
2020 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2019 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2018 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2017 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2016 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2015 NCCAVS Exhibitors
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2013 NCCAVS Exhibitors
2012 NCCAVS Exhibitors