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  • Special Events and Meetings
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MoM
8:20AM
16 sess.
120 abst.
TuM
8:00AM
16 sess.
123 abst.
WeM
8:00AM
16 sess.
111 abst.
ThM
8:00AM
16 sess.
114 abst.
FrM
8:20AM
7 sess.
50 abst.
TuB
10:00AM
2 sess.
3 abst.
TuL
12:00PM
1 sess.
5 abst.
WeL
12:00PM
1 sess.
2 abst.
MoA
1:20PM
15 sess.
104 abst.
TuA
2:20PM
16 sess.
117 abst.
WeA
2:20PM
16 sess.
108 abst.
ThA
2:20PM
16 sess.
110 abst.
SuA
3:00PM
1 sess.
2 abst.
TuAB
3:40PM
1 sess.
1 abst.
ThP
6:00PM
10 sess.
107 abst.
TuP
6:30PM
13 sess.
87 abst.
Topics and Divisions (click a Code link to see its Session list)
CodeTopic
2D2D Materials Focus Topic
ACActinides and Rare Earths Focus Topic
AMExtending Additive Manufacturing to the Atomic Scale Focus Topic
ANAdvanced Nanophotonics Metrology Focus Topic
ASApplied Surface Science Division
BIBiomaterial Interfaces Division
BPBiomaterials Plenary Session
ELSpectroscopic Ellipsometry Focus Topic
EMElectronic Materials and Photonics Division
EWExhibitor Technology Spotlight Workshops
HCFundamental Discoveries in Heterogeneous Catalysis Focus Topic
HIAdvanced Ion Microscopy Focus Topic
IPFIndustrial Physics Forum
MIMagnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division
MMIn-situ Microscopy, Spectroscopy, and Microfluidics Focus Topic
MNMEMS and NEMS Group
MPMaterials and Processes for Quantum Computing Focus Topic
MSManufacturing Science and Technology Group
NSNanometer-scale Science and Technology Division
PBPlasma Biology, Agriculture, and Environment Focus Topic
PCProcessing and Characterization of Air-Liquid, Solid-Liquid and Air-Solid Interfaces Focus Topic
PSPlasma Science and Technology Division
RMReconfigurable Materials and Devices for Neuromorphic Computing Focus Topic
SANovel Trends in Synchrotron and FEL-Based Analysis Focus Topic
SEAdvanced Surface Engineering Division
SSSurface Science Division
TFThin Films Division
TRTribology Focus Topic
VTVacuum Technology Division
  • Special Events List
  • Special Events Calendar
StartEndEventInvitation-Only?Room
Sat Oct 20, 14:00Sat Oct 20, 17:30Educational Materials and Outreach Committee MeetingRegency Club Boardroom
Sat Oct 20, 18:30Sat Oct 20, 21:30Education Committee DinnerOffsite
Sun Oct 21, 7:30Sun Oct 21, 17:00QSA 17 "Data Reproducibility"101A
Sun Oct 21, 8:00Sun Oct 21, 8:45AVS Board of Directors' Executive Session (CLOSED SESSION)Seaview AB
Sun Oct 21, 9:00Sun Oct 21, 17:00AVS Board of Directors' MeetingSeaview AB
Sun Oct 21, 15:00Sun Oct 21, 18:00JVST Associate Editors' MeetingHarbor
Sun Oct 21, 17:30Sun Oct 21, 20:00ASTM E-42 Business MeetingRegency D
Sun Oct 21, 18:00Sun Oct 21, 20:00Science Educators' Workshop Teachers' ReceptionSeaview Rotunda
Sun Oct 21, 18:00Sun Oct 21, 21:00Vacuum Technology Division Executive Committee Meeting & DinnerShoreline A
Sun Oct 21, 18:30Sun Oct 21, 21:30Applied Surface Science Division Memorial ReceptionRegency EF
Sun Oct 21, 19:00Sun Oct 21, 21:00International Dignitaries & Chapter Chairs ReceptionTides Restaurant
Sun Oct 21, 19:00Sun Oct 21, 22:00Short Course Executive Committee MeetingShoreline B
Mon Oct 22, 7:00Mon Oct 22, 9:00Professional Leadership Committee Meeting & BreakfastTides Restaurant
Mon Oct 22, 8:00Mon Oct 22, 17:00Science Educators' WorkshopSeaview
Mon Oct 22, 10:20Mon Oct 22, 11:00AVS Member Center: Demo Hour--AVS Events & Activities/AVS 65 Mobile App103C
Mon Oct 22, 10:20Mon Oct 22, 11:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Speed Networking for Young Professionals"103C
Mon Oct 22, 12:05Mon Oct 22, 12:20MIND Business Meeting201A
Mon Oct 22, 12:15Mon Oct 22, 14:002019 AVS Program Committee Meeting and LunchRegency A
Mon Oct 22, 12:15Mon Oct 22, 14:15AVS Member Center: Professional Development-"Welcome to AVS Overview"103C
Mon Oct 22, 12:15Mon Oct 22, 14:15Recommended Practices Committee Meeting & LunchPacific
Mon Oct 22, 16:00Mon Oct 22, 18:00Publications Committee MeetingShoreline A
Mon Oct 22, 16:45Mon Oct 22, 17:00VTD Business Meeting203B
Mon Oct 22, 17:00Mon Oct 22, 18:00Plenary Lecture: Kim Chaffin, Distinguished Scientist & Bakken Fellow in Strategic and Scientific Operations, Medtronic, plc,"The Internet of Things: Shaping the Future of the Medical Device Industry"Grand Ballroom
Mon Oct 22, 18:15Mon Oct 22, 19:00AVS Symposium Plenary PanelGrand Ballroom
Mon Oct 22, 19:00Mon Oct 22, 21:00ASSD Executive Committee Meeting & DinnerPacific
Mon Oct 22, 19:00Mon Oct 22, 20:30Welcome MixerHall B
Mon Oct 22, 19:30Mon Oct 22, 21:00Thin Film Division/Harper Award TED-Talk Competition102A
Mon Oct 22, 19:45Mon Oct 22, 22:00MIND Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerShoreline A
Mon Oct 22, 19:45Mon Oct 22, 22:00Publications Committee Meeting & DinnerOffsite
Tue Oct 23, 7:30Tue Oct 23, 14:00Awards Committee Meeting and LunchPacific
Tue Oct 23, 8:00Tue Oct 23, 17:00Science Educators' WorkshopSeaview
Tue Oct 23, 9:00Tue Oct 23, 21:30AVS Member Center: eSpectra: Surface Science103C
Tue Oct 23, 10:00Tue Oct 23, 11:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--Working with National Labs and Other User Facilities103C
Tue Oct 23, 10:00Tue Oct 23, 11:00Session Coffee BreakHall A
Tue Oct 23, 11:40Tue Oct 23, 12:30Federal Funding Town Hall202C
Tue Oct 23, 12:20Tue Oct 23, 14:20Exhibit Hall LunchHall A
Tue Oct 23, 12:30Tue Oct 23, 14:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development-Job Information Forum and Lunch103C
Tue Oct 23, 12:30Tue Oct 23, 14:15Chapters, Divisions, and Groups Meeting and LunchRegency D
Tue Oct 23, 12:30Tue Oct 23, 14:15MSTG Technical Group Executive Committee Meeting and LunchTides Restaurant
Tue Oct 23, 15:40Tue Oct 23, 18:00Biointerphases ReceptionShoreline A
Tue Oct 23, 15:40Tue Oct 23, 16:20Session Refreshment BreakHall A
Tue Oct 23, 16:00Tue Oct 23, 17:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--SCCAVS/NCCAVS Members Hospitality Hour103C
Tue Oct 23, 18:05Tue Oct 23, 18:30BID Business Meeting101B
Tue Oct 23, 18:25Tue Oct 23, 19:00EMPD Business Meeting101A
Tue Oct 23, 18:25Tue Oct 23, 19:00NSTD Business Meeting102B
Tue Oct 23, 18:25Tue Oct 23, 19:00PSTD Business Meeting & 2018 Plasma Prize Award Announcement104A
Tue Oct 23, 18:25Tue Oct 23, 19:00SSD Business Meeting203C
Tue Oct 23, 18:25Tue Oct 23, 19:00TFD Business Meeting102A
Tue Oct 23, 18:30Tue Oct 23, 20:30Tuesday Poster Session & RefreshmentsHall B
Tue Oct 23, 18:45Tue Oct 23, 20:30AVS Member Center: Professional Development-EMPD Forum: "Careers at LAM Research"103C
Tue Oct 23, 19:00Tue Oct 23, 22:00MEMS/NEMS Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerRegency F
Tue Oct 23, 19:00Tue Oct 23, 22:00NSTD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerSeaview A
Tue Oct 23, 19:00Tue Oct 23, 22:00SSD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerRegency C
Tue Oct 23, 19:30Tue Oct 23, 20:00ASSD Business MeetingRegency DE
Tue Oct 23, 19:30Tue Oct 23, 22:30PSTD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerSeaview C
Tue Oct 23, 19:30Tue Oct 23, 22:30TFD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerSeaview B
Tue Oct 23, 19:45Tue Oct 23, 22:45BID Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerPacific
Tue Oct 23, 19:45Tue Oct 23, 22:45EMPD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerRegency B
Tue Oct 23, 20:00Tue Oct 23, 23:00ASTM E-42 and Applied Surface Science Joint Workshop: "A Tribute to the Careers of Barbara Garrison and Nicholas Winograd"Regency DE
Wed Oct 24, 6:15Wed Oct 24, 9:00AVS 38th Annual 5 km Run (Register at the 5 km Booth before Wednesday)TBD, Offsite
Wed Oct 24, 7:30Wed Oct 24, 9:00AVS Diversity & Inclusion Committee BreakfastTides Restaurant
Wed Oct 24, 8:00Wed Oct 24, 8:15ASED Business MeetingShoreline
Wed Oct 24, 8:15Wed Oct 24, 11:30ASED Executive Committee Meeting & LunchShoreline
Wed Oct 24, 10:00Wed Oct 24, 11:00AVS Member Center: Diversity and Inclusion--"Inclusion and Diversity at the Workplace: Your Suggestions for Best Practices"103C
Wed Oct 24, 10:00Wed Oct 24, 11:00Session Coffee BreakHall A
Wed Oct 24, 12:20Wed Oct 24, 14:20Exhibit Hall LunchHall A
Wed Oct 24, 12:20Wed Oct 24, 14:00NSTD Graduate Student and Postdoc Award Competitions102B
Wed Oct 24, 12:20Wed Oct 24, 14:00PSTD Coburn and Winters Adjudication Session (Closed Session)104A
Wed Oct 24, 12:30Wed Oct 24, 14:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"XPS for the Non-Analyst" & Lunch103C
Wed Oct 24, 12:30Wed Oct 24, 14:00Governance Committee Meeting and LunchTides Restaurant
Wed Oct 24, 12:30Wed Oct 24, 14:00PacSurf Committee Meeting & LunchTides Restaurant
Wed Oct 24, 13:00Wed Oct 24, 16:00Biointerphases Strategic Planning MeetingSeaview A
Wed Oct 24, 15:00Wed Oct 24, 16:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Get Involved: How to Moderate and Lead Conference Sessions"103C
Wed Oct 24, 15:40Wed Oct 24, 16:20Session Refreshment BreakHall A
Wed Oct 24, 16:30Wed Oct 24, 17:30Exhibitors & Manufacturers' Reception (Invitation Only)Hall A
Wed Oct 24, 17:30Wed Oct 24, 18:30Heterogeneous Catalysis Graduate Student Presentation Awards Reception201A
Wed Oct 24, 18:30Wed Oct 24, 21:30AVS Awards Ceremony & ReceptionGrand Ballroom
Thu Oct 25, 10:00Thu Oct 25, 12:00AVS Presidents PanelHall A
Thu Oct 25, 10:00Thu Oct 25, 11:00Session Coffee BreakHall A
Thu Oct 25, 12:20Thu Oct 25, 14:30Exhibit Finale & RefreshmentsHall A
Thu Oct 25, 12:20Thu Oct 25, 14:00PSTD Coburn and Winters Award Ceremony104A
Thu Oct 25, 12:20Thu Oct 25, 14:00Surface Science Division Mort Traum Awards Ceremony203C
Thu Oct 25, 12:30Thu Oct 25, 14:002019 Program Committee Chairs' Meeting & LunchSeaview
Thu Oct 25, 12:30Thu Oct 25, 12:45AVS Business Meeting101A
Thu Oct 25, 12:30Thu Oct 25, 14:00AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Work Life Satisfaction" & Lunch103C
Thu Oct 25, 15:30Thu Oct 25, 17:30History Committee MeetingShoreline B
Thu Oct 25, 18:00Thu Oct 25, 20:00Thursday Poster Session & RefreshmentsHall B
Thu Oct 25, 18:30Thu Oct 25, 21:002018/2019 Program Committee Reception and DinnerSeaview
Thu Oct 25, 19:00Thu Oct 25, 22:00SSS Editorial Board DinnerShoreline A
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AVS 38th Annual 5 km Run (Register at the 5 km Booth before Wednesday)
6:15AM - 9:00AM), TBD, Offsite
Professional Leadership Committee Meeting & Breakfast
7:00AM - 9:00AM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
QSA 17 "Data Reproducibility"
7:30AM - 5:00PM), 101A
Awards Committee Meeting and Lunch
7:30AM - 2:00PM), Pacific
Invitation Only
AVS Diversity & Inclusion Committee Breakfast
7:30AM - 9:00AM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
AVS Board of Directors' Executive Session (CLOSED SESSION)
8:00AM - 8:45AM), Seaview AB
Invitation Only
Science Educators' Workshop
8:00AM - 5:00PM), Seaview
Invitation Only
Science Educators' Workshop
8:00AM - 5:00PM), Seaview
Invitation Only
ASED Business Meeting
8:00AM - 8:15AM), Shoreline
ASED Executive Committee Meeting & Lunch
8:15AM - 11:30AM), Shoreline
Invitation Only
AVS Board of Directors' Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PM), Seaview AB
AVS Member Center: eSpectra: Surface Science
9:00AM - 9:30PM), 103C
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Speed Networking for Young Professionals"
10:20AM - 11:00AM), 103C
AVS Member Center: Demo Hour--AVS Events & Activities/AVS 65 Mobile App
10:20AM - 11:00AM), 103C
Session Coffee Break
10:00AM - 11:00AM), Hall A
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--Working with National Labs and Other User Facilities
10:00AM - 11:00AM), 103C
Session Coffee Break
10:00AM - 11:00AM), Hall A
AVS Member Center: Diversity and Inclusion--"Inclusion and Diversity at the Workplace: Your Suggestions for Best Practices"
10:00AM - 11:00AM), 103C
AVS Presidents Panel
10:00AM - 12:00PM), Hall A
Session Coffee Break
10:00AM - 11:00AM), Hall A
Federal Funding Town Hall
11:40AM - 12:30PM), 202C
MIND Business Meeting
12:05PM - 12:20PM), 201A
AVS Member Center: Professional Development-"Welcome to AVS Overview"
12:15PM - 2:15PM), 103C
Recommended Practices Committee Meeting & Lunch
12:15PM - 2:15PM), Pacific
Invitation Only
2019 AVS Program Committee Meeting and Lunch
12:15PM - 2:00PM), Regency A
Invitation Only
Exhibit Hall Lunch
12:20PM - 2:20PM), Hall A
Exhibit Hall Lunch
12:20PM - 2:20PM), Hall A
PSTD Coburn and Winters Adjudication Session (Closed Session)
12:20PM - 2:00PM), 104A
Invitation Only
NSTD Graduate Student and Postdoc Award Competitions
12:20PM - 2:00PM), 102B
Exhibit Finale & Refreshments
12:20PM - 2:30PM), Hall A
Surface Science Division Mort Traum Awards Ceremony
12:20PM - 2:00PM), 203C
PSTD Coburn and Winters Award Ceremony
12:20PM - 2:00PM), 104A
MSTG Technical Group Executive Committee Meeting and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:15PM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
Chapters, Divisions, and Groups Meeting and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:15PM), Regency D
Invitation Only
AVS Member Center: Professional Development-Job Information Forum and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), 103C
PacSurf Committee Meeting & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
Governance Committee Meeting and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"XPS for the Non-Analyst" & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), 103C
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Work Life Satisfaction" & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), 103C
2019 Program Committee Chairs' Meeting & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM), Seaview
Invitation Only
AVS Business Meeting
12:30PM - 12:45PM), 101A
Biointerphases Strategic Planning Meeting
1:00PM - 4:00PM), Seaview A
Invitation Only
Educational Materials and Outreach Committee Meeting
2:00PM - 5:30PM), Regency Club Boardroom
Invitation Only
JVST Associate Editors' Meeting
3:00PM - 6:00PM), Harbor
Invitation Only
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--"Get Involved: How to Moderate and Lead Conference Sessions"
3:00PM - 4:00PM), 103C
Biointerphases Reception
3:40PM - 6:00PM), Shoreline A
Invitation Only
Session Refreshment Break
3:40PM - 4:20PM), Hall A
Session Refreshment Break
3:40PM - 4:20PM), Hall A
History Committee Meeting
3:30PM - 5:30PM), Shoreline B
Invitation Only
Publications Committee Meeting
4:00PM - 6:00PM), Shoreline A
Invitation Only
AVS Member Center: Professional Development--SCCAVS/NCCAVS Members Hospitality Hour
4:00PM - 5:00PM), 103C
Invitation Only
VTD Business Meeting
4:45PM - 5:00PM), 203B
Exhibitors & Manufacturers' Reception (Invitation Only)
4:30PM - 5:30PM), Hall A
Invitation Only
Plenary Lecture: Kim Chaffin, Distinguished Scientist & Bakken Fellow in Strategic and Scientific Operations, Medtronic, plc,"The Internet of Things: Shaping the Future of the Medical Device Industry"
5:00PM - 6:00PM), Grand Ballroom
ASTM E-42 Business Meeting
5:30PM - 8:00PM), Regency D
Heterogeneous Catalysis Graduate Student Presentation Awards Reception
5:30PM - 6:30PM), 201A
Vacuum Technology Division Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner
6:00PM - 9:00PM), Shoreline A
Invitation Only
Science Educators' Workshop Teachers' Reception
6:00PM - 8:00PM), Seaview Rotunda
Invitation Only
AVS Symposium Plenary Panel
6:15PM - 7:00PM), Grand Ballroom
BID Business Meeting
6:05PM - 6:30PM), 101B
SSD Business Meeting
6:25PM - 7:00PM), 203C
TFD Business Meeting
6:25PM - 7:00PM), 102A
PSTD Business Meeting & 2018 Plasma Prize Award Announcement
6:25PM - 7:00PM), 104A
EMPD Business Meeting
6:25PM - 7:00PM), 101A
NSTD Business Meeting
6:25PM - 7:00PM), 102B
Thursday Poster Session & Refreshments
6:00PM - 8:00PM), Hall B
Education Committee Dinner
6:30PM - 9:30PM), Offsite
Invitation Only
Applied Surface Science Division Memorial Reception
6:30PM - 9:30PM), Regency EF
Tuesday Poster Session & Refreshments
6:30PM - 8:30PM), Hall B
AVS Member Center: Professional Development-EMPD Forum: "Careers at LAM Research"
6:45PM - 8:30PM), 103C
AVS Awards Ceremony & Reception
6:30PM - 9:30PM), Grand Ballroom
2018/2019 Program Committee Reception and Dinner
6:30PM - 9:00PM), Seaview
Invitation Only
Short Course Executive Committee Meeting
7:00PM - 10:00PM), Shoreline B
Invitation Only
International Dignitaries & Chapter Chairs Reception
7:00PM - 9:00PM), Tides Restaurant
Invitation Only
ASSD Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM), Pacific
Invitation Only
Welcome Mixer
7:00PM - 8:30PM), Hall B
SSD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 10:00PM), Regency C
Invitation Only
NSTD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 10:00PM), Seaview A
Invitation Only
MEMS/NEMS Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 10:00PM), Regency F
Invitation Only
SSS Editorial Board Dinner
7:00PM - 10:00PM), Shoreline A
Invitation Only
Thin Film Division/Harper Award TED-Talk Competition
7:30PM - 9:00PM), 102A
Publications Committee Meeting & Dinner
7:45PM - 10:00PM), Offsite
Invitation Only
MIND Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:45PM - 10:00PM), Shoreline A
Invitation Only
PSTD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:30PM - 10:30PM), Seaview C
Invitation Only
TFD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:30PM - 10:30PM), Seaview B
Invitation Only
ASSD Business Meeting
7:30PM - 8:00PM), Regency DE
EMPD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:45PM - 10:45PM), Regency B
Invitation Only
BID Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:45PM - 10:45PM), Pacific
Invitation Only
ASTM E-42 and Applied Surface Science Joint Workshop: "A Tribute to the Careers of Barbara Garrison and Nicholas Winograd"
8:00PM - 11:00PM), Regency DE

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