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Highlights from the 16th European Vacuum Conference (EVC16)

The European Vacuum Conference convenes every three years in Europe to discuss the latest developments in vacuum science and technologies. The 16th edition of the European Vacuum Conference (EVC-16) was recently held in Marseille — and the event ran from the 22nd to the 26th of November. The conference was jointly organised by the French Vacuum Society (SFV) and Aix Marseille University (AMU) and A3TS, with the endorsement of ITER. 

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Global vacuum conferences — A status update as of April 2021

Many vacuum conferences scheduled for 2020 were either cancelled, postponed to 2021, or shifted online. Unfortunately, we’re still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, and even conferences postponed by a full year are facing further postponement or cancellation.

Here’s a quick status update on some of the most important conferences related to vacuum technology and its applications:


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18th International Conference on Thin Films & 18th Joint Vacuum Conference


The JVC-18 is a well established meeting organised at two-year periods by the Austrian, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovak and Slovenian national vacuum societies. The International Conference on Thin Films is a tri-annual conference series endorsed and co-organised by the Thin Film Division of the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA). These events are scheduled from November 22 to 26, 2020 by the Hungarian Vacuum Society (HVS).


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Space Tech Expo Connect 2020

Registration for Space Tech Expo Connect is now Open

The much-anticipated virtual version of the premier trade show for the aerospace industry has launched this week. A highly interactive digital event experience; Space Tech Expo Connect will take place August 10 – 13.


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ASMS 2020 Reboot: The development of Mass Spectrometry

The American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) is the largest society in the world of Mass Spectrometry and its applications. Its Annual Conference is held at varying locations in the USA and Canada with around 6,500 participants, some 3,000 posters and 400 oral presentations alongside a large vendor exhibition. This year's conference was planned in Houston, Texas for May 31 - June 4 but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the conference was shifted from a face-to-face event into an online format.


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66th American Vacuum Symposium Report


The Annual Symposium of the American Vacuum Society is the world’s main yearly vacuum conference held in Columbus, Ohio from the 20th to 25th October 2019.

There were 27 parallel sessions in a wide range of topics and over 2500 registrants.

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47th Conference on the Physics & Chemistry of Surfaces & Interfaces

The 47th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI-47) will be held from January 19-23, 2020 at Millennium Harvest House in Boulder, Colorado, USA. The annual PCSI conference is devoted to achieve a fundamental understanding of the physical, chemical, biological, structural, optical, magnetic and electrical properties of surfaces and interfaces.

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10th Vacuum Symposium 2019 Report

Over the years, vacuum pumps have evolved to dry versions (no oil in the swept volume), robust, process specific, low power consumption and reduced footprint. With this shift in the industry, it was great to hear a range of discussions around this during the 10th Vacuum Symposium UK.

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Nearly Zero Energy Buildings conference summary

On 28 August 2019, Vacuum Science World contributor Dr Saim Memon hosted an international, one-day conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) at London South Bank University.

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International Conference on Vacuum Insulation for NZEBs

Sharing knowledge and expertise on all things vacuum science and technology is our foundation. We are delighted to share this opportunity to learn from international researchers and innovators in the Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation community at the International Conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.

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