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Topics and Divisions (click a Code link to see its Session list)
CodeTopic
2D2D Materials Focus Topic
ACActinides and Rare Earths Focus Topic
APAtom Probe Tomography Focus Topic
ASApplied Surface Science
BIBiomaterial Interfaces
BPBiomaterials Plenary Session
CSConservation Studies of Heritage Materials Focus Topic
ELSpectroscopic Ellipsometry Focus Topic
EMElectronic Materials and Processing
ENEnergy Frontiers Focus Topic
EWExhibitor Technology Spotlight
HIHelium Ion Microscopy Focus Topic
ISIn-Situ Spectroscopy and Microscopy Focus Topic
MCMaterials Characterization in the Semiconductor Industry Focus Topic
MGAccelerating Materials Discovery for Global Competitiveness Focus Topic
MIMagnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures
MNMEMS and NEMS
MSManufacturing Science and Technology
NSNanometer-scale Science and Technology
PSPlasma Science and Technology
QCFundamentals & Biological, Energy and Environmental Applications of Quartz Crystal Microbalance Focus Topic
SANovel Trends in Synchrotron and FEL-Based Analysis Focus Topic
SDSelective Deposition as an Enabler of Self-Alignment Focus Topic
SEAdvanced Surface Engineering
SMSurface Modification of Materials by Plasmas for Medical Purposes Focus Topic
SPScanning Probe Microscopy Focus Topic
SSSurface Science
TFThin Film
TRTribology Focus Topic
VTVacuum Technology
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Sat Nov 8, 14:00Sat Nov 8, 18:30Education Committee MeetingPotomac, Sheraton Hotel
Sat Nov 8, 18:30Sat Nov 8, 21:30Education Committee DinnerOrioles Grille Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 7:00Sun Nov 9, 8:30AVS Board of Directors' Executive Session (Closed Session)Harborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 8:00Sun Nov 9, 17:00Quantitative Surface Analysis (QSA-15)316
Sun Nov 9, 8:45Sun Nov 9, 17:00AVS Board of Directors' MeetingHarborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 13:00Sun Nov 9, 17:00Tutorial: Design & Analysis of UHV Systems Using the Test Particle Montecarlo Code MOLFLOW+315
Sun Nov 9, 13:00Sun Nov 9, 17:00Tutorial: Tip Reliability in Atomic Force Microscopy: The Science of Nanoscale Wear, with Applications to Nanometrology and Nanofabrication313
Sun Nov 9, 14:00Sun Nov 9, 18:00JVST Associate Editors' MeetingBoard Room, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 17:15Sun Nov 9, 19:30Professional Development Tutorial on Entrepreneurship314
Sun Nov 9, 18:00Sun Nov 9, 20:00ASTM E-42 Business MeetingChesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 18:00Sun Nov 9, 20:00Science Educators' Workshop Teachers' ReceptionHarborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 18:00Sun Nov 9, 21:00Vacuum Technology Division Executive Committee Meeting & DinnerPotomac, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 19:00Sun Nov 9, 21:00ASTM E-42 Workshop: And the Survey Says…Extracting Information from the XPS Survey ScanChesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 19:00Sun Nov 9, 21:00International Dignitaries & Chapter Chairs ReceptionPresidential Suite, Sheraton Hotel
Sun Nov 9, 19:00Sun Nov 9, 22:00Short Course Committee MeetingCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 7:00Mon Nov 10, 9:00History Committee Meeting & BreakfastCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 8:00Mon Nov 10, 17:00Science Educators' WorkshopLoch Raven, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 12:00Mon Nov 10, 13:00Plenary Lecture: Tobin J. Marks, Northwestern University, "New Materials Strategies for Hybrid Electronic Circuitry"Ballroom I, Convention Center
Mon Nov 10, 13:15Mon Nov 10, 14:302015 AVS Program Committee Meeting and LunchHarborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 13:15Mon Nov 10, 14:30Professional Development Workshop: "Welcome to AVS"314
Mon Nov 10, 13:15Mon Nov 10, 14:30Publications Committee Meeting & LunchCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 13:30Mon Nov 10, 14:30Recommended Practices Committee Meeting & LunchBoard Room, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 15:00Mon Nov 10, 15:30VTD Business Meeting303
Mon Nov 10, 17:00Mon Nov 10, 17:30New Member Meet-n-GreetBallroom III, Convention Center
Mon Nov 10, 17:30Mon Nov 10, 19:30Welcome MixerBallroom III, Convention Center
Mon Nov 10, 17:45Mon Nov 10, 18:15BID Business Meeting317
Mon Nov 10, 18:00Mon Nov 10, 19:00EMPD Forum: Careers at LAM Research Reception314
Mon Nov 10, 19:00Mon Nov 10, 21:00ASSD Executive Committee Meeting & DinnerCamden II, Sheraton Hotel
Mon Nov 10, 19:15Mon Nov 10, 22:00Publications Committee Meeting & DinnerOffsite
Mon Nov 10, 19:30Mon Nov 10, 21:00Thin Film Division/Harper Award TED-Talk Competition305
Tue Nov 11, 7:00Tue Nov 11, 14:00Awards Committee Meeting and LunchCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 7:00Tue Nov 11, 9:00Professional Leadership Committee Meeting & BreakfastOrioles Grille Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 8:00Tue Nov 11, 17:00Science Educators' WorkshopLoch Raven, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 12:30Tue Nov 11, 14:30Chapters, Divisions, and Groups Meeting and LunchHarborview II, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 12:30Tue Nov 11, 14:30Governance Committee Meeting & LunchBoard Room, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 12:30Tue Nov 11, 14:00Job Information Forum and Lunch314
Tue Nov 11, 15:00Tue Nov 11, 16:00Marketing and Communications Committee MeetingBoard Room, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 17:20Tue Nov 11, 19:00Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division Panel Discussion311
Tue Nov 11, 17:30Tue Nov 11, 19:30Mid-Atlantic Chapter ReceptionChesapeake Gallery, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 18:05Tue Nov 11, 18:30PSTD Business Meeting308
Tue Nov 11, 18:25Tue Nov 11, 19:00EMPD Business Meeting314
Tue Nov 11, 18:25Tue Nov 11, 19:00NSTD Business Meeting304
Tue Nov 11, 18:25Tue Nov 11, 19:00SSD Business Meeting309
Tue Nov 11, 18:25Tue Nov 11, 19:00TFD Business Meeting305
Tue Nov 11, 18:30Tue Nov 11, 21:00MEMS and NEMS Technical Group Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerBoard Room, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 18:30Tue Nov 11, 19:00MIND Business Meeting311
Tue Nov 11, 18:45Tue Nov 11, 19:45Electronic Materials and Processing Division Forum: Moore’s Law & Careers at Intel314
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00BID Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerHarborview II, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00EMPD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerSassafras, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00NSTD Division Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerCamden II, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00PSTD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerSevern II-III, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00SSD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerPotomac, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:00Tue Nov 11, 21:00TFD Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerHarborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:15Tue Nov 11, 21:30MIND Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 19:30Tue Nov 11, 20:00ASSD Business MeetingChesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
Tue Nov 11, 20:00Tue Nov 11, 22:00ASTM E-42/ASSD Workshop, "Gas Cluster Ion Sources: Shiny New Toy or Tool for Opening Up New Frontiers in Surface Analysis?"Chesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
Wed Nov 12, 6:15Wed Nov 12, 9:00AVS 34th Annual 5 km Run (Register at the 5 km Booth before Wednesday)Offsite
Wed Nov 12, 7:30Wed Nov 12, 9:00Diversity Committee Meeting & BreakfastOrioles Grille Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
Wed Nov 12, 8:00Wed Nov 12, 8:15ASED Business MeetingCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Wed Nov 12, 8:15Wed Nov 12, 11:30ASED Executive Committee Meeting & LunchCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Wed Nov 12, 12:20Wed Nov 12, 14:00NSTD Graduate Student Award Competition304
Wed Nov 12, 12:30Wed Nov 12, 14:00PacSurf 2014 Committee Meeting & LunchPotomac, Sheraton Hotel
Wed Nov 12, 12:30Wed Nov 12, 14:00Professional Development Lunch with the Feds/Federal Funding Town Hall314
Wed Nov 12, 16:30Wed Nov 12, 17:30E&M ReceptionHall ABC
Wed Nov 12, 18:30Wed Nov 12, 21:30AVS Awards Ceremony & ReceptionBallroom I, Convention Center
Wed Nov 12, 19:00Wed Nov 12, 21:00MSTG Executive Committee Meeting and DinnerPotomac, Sheraton Hotel
Thu Nov 13, 7:30Thu Nov 13, 9:30Membership Committee Meeting & BreakfastOrioles Grille Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
Thu Nov 13, 12:20Thu Nov 13, 14:20Exhibit Finale & RefreshmentsHall ABC
Thu Nov 13, 12:30Thu Nov 13, 14:002015 Program Committee Chairs' Meeting & LunchHarborview I, Sheraton Hotel
Thu Nov 13, 12:30Thu Nov 13, 13:00AVS Business Meeting304
Thu Nov 13, 12:30Thu Nov 13, 13:00Surface Science Division Mort Traum Awards Ceremony309
Thu Nov 13, 15:40Thu Nov 13, 16:00PSTD Coburn and Winters Award Ceremony308
Thu Nov 13, 18:30Thu Nov 13, 21:002014/2015 Program Committee Reception and DinnerHarborview II, Sheraton Hotel
Thu Nov 13, 19:00Thu Nov 13, 22:00SSS Editorial Board DinnerCamden I, Sheraton Hotel
Fri Nov 14, 12:30Fri Nov 14, 14:00Professional Development Workshop & Lunch: "Work-Life Satisfaction"314

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History Committee Meeting & Breakfast
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Awards Committee Meeting and Lunch
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Professional Leadership Committee Meeting & Breakfast
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Diversity Committee Meeting & Breakfast
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Plenary Lecture: Tobin J. Marks, Northwestern University, "New Materials Strategies for Hybrid Electronic Circuitry"
12:00PM - 1:00PM, Ballroom I, Convention Center
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NSTD Graduate Student Award Competition
12:20PM - 2:00PM, 304
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Governance Committee Meeting & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:30PM, Board Room, Sheraton Hotel
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Chapters, Divisions, and Groups Meeting and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:30PM, Harborview II, Sheraton Hotel
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Job Information Forum and Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM, 314
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Professional Development Lunch with the Feds/Federal Funding Town Hall
12:30PM - 2:00PM, 314
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PacSurf 2014 Committee Meeting & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM, Potomac, Sheraton Hotel
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2015 Program Committee Chairs' Meeting & Lunch
12:30PM - 2:00PM, Harborview I, Sheraton Hotel
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Surface Science Division Mort Traum Awards Ceremony
12:30PM - 1:00PM, 309
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AVS Business Meeting
12:30PM - 1:00PM, 304
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Professional Development Workshop & Lunch: "Work-Life Satisfaction"
12:30PM - 2:00PM, 314
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Tutorial: Tip Reliability in Atomic Force Microscopy: The Science of Nanoscale Wear, with Applications to Nanometrology and Nanofabrication
1:00PM - 5:00PM, 313
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Tutorial: Design & Analysis of UHV Systems Using the Test Particle Montecarlo Code MOLFLOW+
1:00PM - 5:00PM, 315
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Publications Committee Meeting & Lunch
1:15PM - 2:30PM, Camden I, Sheraton Hotel
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Professional Development Workshop: "Welcome to AVS"
1:15PM - 2:30PM, 314
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2015 AVS Program Committee Meeting and Lunch
1:15PM - 2:30PM, Harborview I, Sheraton Hotel
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Recommended Practices Committee Meeting & Lunch
1:30PM - 2:30PM, Board Room, Sheraton Hotel
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Education Committee Meeting
2:00PM - 6:30PM, Potomac, Sheraton Hotel
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JVST Associate Editors' Meeting
2:00PM - 6:00PM, Board Room, Sheraton Hotel
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VTD Business Meeting
3:00PM - 3:30PM, 303
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Marketing and Communications Committee Meeting
3:00PM - 4:00PM, Board Room, Sheraton Hotel
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PSTD Coburn and Winters Award Ceremony
3:40PM - 4:00PM, 308
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Professional Development Tutorial on Entrepreneurship
5:15PM - 7:30PM, 314
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New Member Meet-n-Greet
5:00PM - 5:30PM, Ballroom III, Convention Center
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Magnetic Interfaces and Nanostructures Division Panel Discussion
5:20PM - 7:00PM, 311
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BID Business Meeting
5:45PM - 6:15PM, 317
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Mid-Atlantic Chapter Reception
5:30PM - 7:30PM, Chesapeake Gallery, Sheraton Hotel
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Vacuum Technology Division Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner
6:00PM - 9:00PM, Potomac, Sheraton Hotel
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ASTM E-42 Business Meeting
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Science Educators' Workshop Teachers' Reception
6:00PM - 8:00PM, Harborview I, Sheraton Hotel
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EMPD Forum: Careers at LAM Research Reception
6:00PM - 7:00PM, 314
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PSTD Business Meeting
6:05PM - 6:30PM, 308
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SSD Business Meeting
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Education Committee Dinner
6:30PM - 9:30PM, Orioles Grille Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel
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MEMS and NEMS Technical Group Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
6:30PM - 9:00PM, Board Room, Sheraton Hotel
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MIND Business Meeting
6:30PM - 7:00PM, 311
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Electronic Materials and Processing Division Forum: Moore’s Law & Careers at Intel
6:45PM - 7:45PM, 314
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AVS Awards Ceremony & Reception
6:30PM - 9:30PM, Ballroom I, Convention Center
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7:00PM - 10:00PM, Camden I, Sheraton Hotel
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ASTM E-42 Workshop: And the Survey Says…Extracting Information from the XPS Survey Scan
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Chesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
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International Dignitaries & Chapter Chairs Reception
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Presidential Suite, Sheraton Hotel
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ASSD Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Camden II, Sheraton Hotel
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Publications Committee Meeting & Dinner
7:15PM - 10:00PM, Offsite
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PSTD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Severn II-III, Sheraton Hotel
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SSD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Potomac, Sheraton Hotel
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TFD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Harborview I, Sheraton Hotel
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BID Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Harborview II, Sheraton Hotel
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EMPD Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Sassafras, Sheraton Hotel
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NSTD Division Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Camden II, Sheraton Hotel
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MIND Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:15PM - 9:30PM, Camden I, Sheraton Hotel
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MSTG Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner
7:00PM - 9:00PM, Potomac, Sheraton Hotel
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SSS Editorial Board Dinner
7:00PM - 10:00PM, Camden I, Sheraton Hotel
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7:30PM - 9:00PM, 305
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7:30PM - 8:00PM, Chesapeake I, Sheraton Hotel
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