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142, July - December 1997
Edited by L. Westerberg
The Svedberg Laboratory, Box 533, S-751, Uppsala, Sweden
This message from your President is written as we are gearing up for our next international IUVSTA Congress in Birmingham, having just looked back at major developments in the past three years, through the Highlight Seminars. It suggests that "communication" and "planning" must remain high on our list of priorities.
This is already the second issue of our Bulletin on the web. This is a new medium which is still in its childhood and you, the reader, are encouraged to help in its development.
IUVSTA activities (Report on ECM78 and ECM79)
What issues claimed the attention of Councillors and were discussed in Debrecen, Hungary, and Port Stephens, Australia, during the 78th and 79th IUVSTA Executive Council and associated Committee Meetings? Click here to find out.
IUVSTA Highlight Seminars
Once during each triennium, speakers from each of our eight Scientific Divisions present a talk focused on important or influential issues that have arisen during the previous three years in fields of interest to their Division. If you were not present in Debrecen, click here to view extracts from these Highlight Seminars.
International Vacuum Congress IVC-14/ICSS-10/NANO-5/QSA-10
Preparations for our next Congress in Birmingham, England are well advanced. Click here for all details.
IUVSTA Scientific Workshops
These high level scientific Workshops are being organised by our Scientific Divisions on specially selected topics. Click here to view the list of scientific Workshops currently being offered by the Divisions. Will you participate?
At our Congress in Birmingham, we will be making the inaugural presentation of the IUVSTA Prize to a member of the international community who has made an outstanding contribution to science or technology in the fields of interest to our Union. Click here for details of the Prize and its sponsors.
The IVC-16/ICSS-12 Congress in 2004
National Societies have been invited to bid to host our Congress (IVC-16 and ICSS-12) in the year 2004. Bids are being presented by the National Societies of Italy, Spain and Sweden. More details will be available in the next Bulletin.
Click here to see the list of forthcoming conferences, meetings and workshops which are being organised, co-organised or sponsored by IUVSTA. Links to broader Diaries of other related organisations are also given.
Details of forthcoming Executive Council Meetings can be obtained by clicking here. These include the agenda, program of committee meetings, travel advice and accommodation arrangements. The 80th Executive Council Meeting will be held in Bratislava in Slovakia.
We have had some feedback but will welcome further ideas on what you would like to see in your Bulletin. You can contact the Editor, Lars Westerberg, by e-mail at (email@example.com).
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