INTERNATIONALE POUR LA SCIENCE, LA TECHNIQUE ET LES APPLICATIONS DU VIDE
INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR VACUUM SCIENCE, TECHNIQUE AND APPLICATIONS
INTERNATIONAL UNION FÜR VAKUUM FORSCHUNG, TECHNIK UND ANWENDUNG
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A member Scientific Associate of the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU)
President: Prof. D. Phillip Woodruff (Great Britain), Secretary General: Dr. William Westwood (Canada), Treasurer: Dipl.-Ing.: Hartmut Wahl (Switzerland)
July - December
Edited by L. Westerberg
The Svedberg Laboratory, Box 533, S-751, Uppsala, Sweden
This is the first message from the current President,D. Phillip Woodruff.
This is the first IUVSTA News Bulletin of the new triennium, 1998 -2001. It contains much more material than previous Bulletins. You will find reports from ECM-81, GM-13, ECM-82 and IVC-14/ICSS-10 including a selection of photos from these events.
IUVSTA activities (Report on ECM 81 and ECM 82)Click here to obtain an overview of the activities of IUVSTA during the six months prior to the ECMs in Stratford and Birmingham in August/September 1998.
Summary of GM
This is a report on the 13th General Meeting of IUVSTA held in Birmingham on 2 September 1998. Delegations from the National Vacuum Societies, which comprise the membership of IUVSTA, heard reports of the Unions activities during the past triennium, and elected the new Officers, ratified the new Councillors and approved the proposed budget and plan of activities for the next triennium. In addition to the general report on the meeting, you will find here links to other reports including those of the retiring and incoming Presidents, Secretary General, Treasurer, Scientific Director, Divisions and Committees.
IUVSTA PrizeThe first award of the IUVSTA Prize was made to Professor J. Friso van der Veen of the University of Amsterdam for his pioneering investigations of surface and interface structure, disordering and melting through the development and application of Medium Energy Ion Scattering and Surface X-ray Diffraction.
International Vacuum Congress IVC-14/ICSS-10/NANO-5/QSA-10This congress had 1219 attendees. The final report will appear in IUVSTA News Bulletin nr 145.
International Vacuum Congress IVC-16/ICSS-12 Congress 2004
It was decided at ECM-81 that this congress will be held in Venice, Italy in 2004
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?
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.
Forthcoming ECM'sDetails of forthcoming Executive Council Meetings can be obtained by clicking here. These details include the agenda, program of committee meetings, travel advice and accommodation arrangements. The 83rd Executive Council Meeting will be held in Saillon, Switzerland February 19-21 1999.
Closing CommentsWe do welcome further ideas on what you would like to see in your Bulletin. You can contact the Editor, Lars Westerberg, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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