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Thursday, February 09, 2023, 10AM - 6PM EST

Event: NCCAVS 43rd Annual Equipment Exhibition, NCCAVS Technical Symposium and 11th Annual Student Poster Session
Location:  Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley, 46100 Landing Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538
Contact:  Chris Malocsay


The NCCAVS sponsors an Annual Equipment Exhibition to showcase products and services of companies supporting vacuum-related industries. Attracting approximately 80+ 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:

  • NCCAVS Technical Symposium
  • 11th Annual Student Poster Session


Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1PM - 5PM EST

Event: AVS Webinar: Plasma-Assisted Atomic Layer Deposition: Basics, Equipment, Applications
Location:  Virtual/Online
Contact:  Heather Korff
Web: https://avs.swoogo.com/webinar_paald2023


Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) has become a key technology in both the lab and the fab with many devices and other applications benefiting from the (ultra)thin films that can be prepared with very precise thickness control and with unparalleled conformality and uniformity. Nowadays, a significant number of the ALD processes employed are so-called plasma-assisted or plasma-enhanced ALD processes. 

The reasons why and when to use plasma-assisted ALD are often not clear as well what kind of plasma configurations to use and which conditions to apply. This webinar will address these aspects starting with the basics of ALD and plasma-based processing and will range up to the applications that can benefit from plasma-assisted ALD


Monday, March 13, 2023, 10AM - 5PM EST

Event: AVS National Online Short Course Program (Spring 2023)
Location:  Online/Virtual
Contact:  Heather Korff


Courses

  • Cleaning and Surface Conditioning Techniques for Integrated Circuit Manufacturing (2 days) (3/13-14/23)
  • Atomic Layer Etching (3/15/23)
  • Sputter Deposition (3/16/23)
  • Ultra-high Vacuum Design and Practices (3/17/23)
  • Vacuum Pumps: An introduction to their operation and maintenance (3/20/23)
  • Plasma Etching and RIE: Fundamentals and Applications (2 days) (3/21-22/23)
  • Essentials of Accurate and Reliable Surface Analysis using X-ray Photoelectroni Spectroscopy (XPS) and Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) (3/23/23)
  • Partial Pressure Analysis with Residual Gas Analyzers (3/24/23)


Sunday, April 02, 2023, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: 7th Area Selective Deposition Workshop (ASD 2023)
Location:  Incheon National University, Incheon, South Korea
Contact:  Han-Bo-Ram (Boram) Lee


International workshop for area selective deposition with half day tutorial (Sunday) and a special session (Wed) for "ALD for Semiconductors."


Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: 12th Vacuum Technique Conference
Location:  Ryn, Poland
Contact:  Joanna Rymarczyk


The 12th Vacuum Technique Conference is organized by the Łukasiewicz Research Network – Tele and Radio Research Institute under auspices of the Polish Vacuum Society. The mission of the Conference is to provide a forum for presentation and exchange of research results and expertise in the field of vacuum science and techniques, vacuum technologies and their applications, characterization of surfaces and thin films. Our goal is to continue and foster cooperation within the vacuum science community.


Sunday, April 30, 2023, 8AM - 4PM EST

Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting
Location:  Cary, North Carolina
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


In conjunction with a visit with the AVS Publications staff.


Saturday, May 06, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: 2023 SVC TechCon
Location:  Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Contact:  svcinfo@svc.org


The 2023 SVC TechCon in Washington, D.C. focuses on the essential role that Thin Films, Coatings, and Surface Engineering play in the products and services that drive our daily lives. The SVC represents the latest technologies, manufacturing methodologies, and business insights, supporting a global group of stakeholders. Highlighted by prominent Keynote presentations and invited speakers, the TechCon offers an engaging podium for contributed talks & posters as well as roundtable discussions and other interactive features.


Sunday, May 21, 2023, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: ICMCTF'23- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
Location:  Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA 
Contact:  ICMCTF Information


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 21, 2023, 10AM - 5PM EST

Event: ICMCTF 2023 Short Course Program
Location:  Town & Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center
Contact:  Heather Korff


Courses

  • Plasma Basics (5/21/23)
  • Physics of Plasmas use in Deposition Processes (5/22/23)
  • Fundamentals of Sputter Deposition (5/22/23)
  • Control of Micro- and Nanostructure Evolution during Physcal Vapor Deposition (5/23/23)
  • Fundamentals of HiPIMS Plasmas for Thin Film Deposition (5/23/23)
  • Advanced Understanding of HiPIMS Plasmas for Thin Film Deposition (5/24/23)
  • Practical Thin Film Characterization - An Introduction (5/24/23)
  • Thin Film Characterization by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (5/25/23)


Tuesday, May 30, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2023)
Location:  Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, California
Contact:  Qiangfei Xia and Chih-Hao Chang


The International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN), affectionately known as “3-Beams,” is the premier gathering of scientists and engineers who are dedicated to electron, ion and photon lithography, imaging, and analysis; atomically precise fabrication; nanofabrication process technologies; related emerging technologies; and their applications in a broad spectrum of fields. This is the 66th meeting of the EIPBN, where top researchers from academia, government laboratories, and industry from around the world meet to present and discuss recent trends and future directions in these technologies. 

Abstract Deadline: January 13, 2023


Sunday, July 23, 2023, 8AM - 1PM EST

Event: ALD/ALE 2023: 23rd International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2023)
Location:  Bellevue, Washington
Contact:  Della miller


The AVS 23rd International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2023) featuring the 10th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2023) 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 2023Workshop (ALE 2023), so that attendees can interact freely. 


Sunday, July 30, 2023, 12PM - 4PM EST

Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting (via Zoom)
Location:  Online/Virtual
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


Virtual Meeting.


Sunday, August 06, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: 16th International Conference on Mid-IR Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices (MIOMD 2023)
Location:  University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, US
Contact:  Rui Q. Yang and Shui-Qing (Fisher) Yu


The MIOMD conference will focus on materials and devices for mid-infrared optoelectronics. For wavelengths of 2 to 20 micrometers, the applications include environmental gas monitoring, detection of pharmaceuticals, free-space optical communications, thermal imaging and optical sensor instrumentation. Relevant topics include materials development, growth, and characterization for infrared optoelectronics; devices, components, and systems for infrared optoelectronics; infrared emitters and detectors; interband and intersubband materials and devices; novel architectures based on new materials and low-dimensional structures; non-linear technologies for infrared optoelectronics; materials and devices for THz technologies; and applications of mid-IR optoelectronic devices.

Abstract Deadline: April 1, 2023


Sunday, August 13, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: Gallium Oxide Workshop (GOX 2023)
Location:  University of Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY
Contact:  Uttam Singisetti


The 6th US Gallium Oxide Workshop (GOX 2023) is the premier forum to highlight domestic research in the rapidly emerging field of gallium oxide and related materials with high critical field strength. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a platform for reporting recent advances in materials and device development and identify scientific gaps remaining. The intent is to create actionable coordination across government, industry and academia to enable rapid transitional technologies in this field. There will be no written proceedings to facilitate a friendly and stimulating environment for scientific discussions.


Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 9AM - 6PM EST

Event: AVS Rocky Mountain Chapter Symposium and Short Course Program
Location:  Denver-Westminster Double Tree Hotel, Westminster, CO
Contact:  Neil Peacock; e-mail: neil_peacock@avs.org


The Rocky Mountain Chapter of AVS will be holding its Symposium on the 14th of September 2023 at the Denver-Westminster Double Tree Hotel on US36 in Westminster, Colorado.  In addition to the Symposium, the RMC will be putting on a short course program the 13th to 15th of September at the same location.


Sunday, September 17, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: 37th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference (NAMBE 2023)
Location:  Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI, USA
Contact:  Jason Kawasaki, Bharat Jalan


The 37th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference (NAMBE 2023) 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, technological applications, and production. NAMBE features award presentations for MBE Innovator, Young Investigator, and Best Student Paper. 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. Short topical workshops are also being considered the day before the main conference.


Monday, September 25, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: 14th International Vacuum Electron Sources Conference (IVESC 2023)
Location:  Kasuga Auditorium, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Contact:  Masahiro Sasaki, Yoshihito Gotoh


This conference covers the field of vacuum electron sources, consisting of principle, related science and technology, and their applications. This conference is the successor to the biennial series of the Tri-service/NASA Cathode Workshop since 1978. In order to achieve higher results, an international steering committee was formed, resulting in the launch of this conference series in Netherlands in 1996. Since then, the conference has been held every other year in Europe, Asia and the United States. Although the 14th conference was scheduled in 2022 at first, it was postponed by one year due to COVID-19.

Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2023


Sunday, November 05, 2023, 7AM - 12PM EST

Event: AVS 69th International Symposium & Exhibition
Location:  Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


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 05, 2023, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: QSA 18: New Challenges in Quantitative Surface Analysis
Location:  Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
Contact:  Kateryna Artyushkova


Through invited speakers and audience participation, this conference will provide opportunities to learn about the capabilities of HAXPES and NAPXPS, and discuss issues, including reproducibility challenges. Reproducibility and quantification of ToF-SIMS spectra and images are also important but have been rarely discussed in the literature. QSA18 brings back the discussion of the basics of collecting, calibrating, and measuring SIMS data, along with a panel discussion of new developments in TOF-SIMS. Real examples and case studies will be presented with ample time for discussion.


Sunday, November 05, 2023, 8AM - 4PM EST

Event: AVS Board of Directors’ Meeting
Location:  Portland, Oregon
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


In conjunction with the AVS 69th International Symposium & Exhibition.


Sunday, November 12, 2023, 7AM - 7PM EST

Event: International Thin Films Conference (TACT 2023)
Location:  National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Contact:  e-mail: 2023tact@gmail.com


Since established in December 1998, TACT has organized eight international conferences, from Asia CVD 2005 to TACT 2021. TACT 2023 will be held from November 12 to 15, 2023 at National Taipei University of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan. TACT 2023 is an important biennial event for knowledge exchange and interactive platform for researchers and engineers from academia and industry. It will cover a wide spectrum of aspects related to thin film, coating and plasma technologies for sustainable energy, semiconductor, optoelectronic, flexible device, tribological, organic, biological, protective and functional coatings. There will be about 800 participants from more than 20 countries.


Sunday, May 19, 2024, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: ICMCTF'24- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
Location:  Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA 
Contact:  ICMCTF Information


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, August 04, 2024, 8AM - 7PM EST

Event: 24th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2024)/ 11th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2024)
Location:  Helsinki, Finland
Contact:  Della miller


The AVS 24th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2024) featuring the 11th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2024) 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 2024 Workshop (ALE 2024), so that attendees can interact freely.


Sunday, November 03, 2024, 7AM - 12PM EST

Event: AVS 70th International Symposium & Exhibition
Location:  Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


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 11, 2025, 8AM - 8PM EST

Event: ICMCTF'25- International Conference On Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films
Location:  Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA 
Contact:  ICMCTF Information


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, September 21, 2025, 7AM - 12PM EST

Event: AVS 71st International Symposium & Exhibition
Location:  Charlotte, North Carolina
Contact:  Yvonne Towse


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, June 28, 2026, 8AM - 7PM EST

Event: ALD/ALE 2026: AVS 26th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2026) featuring the 13th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2026)
Location:  Tampa, Florida
Contact:  Della Miller


The AVS 26th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2026) featuring the 13th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2026) 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 2026 Workshop (ALE 2026), so that attendees can interact freely. The conference will take place Sunday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 1, 2026, at the International Convention Center in Ghent, Belgium.

As in past conferences, the meeting will be preceded (Sunday, June 28) by one day of tutorials and a welcome reception. Sessions will take place (Monday-Wednesday, June 29-July 1) along with an industry tradeshow. All presentations will be audio-recorded and provided to attendees following the conference (posters will be included as PDFs). Anticipated attendance is 800+.