The 15th European Vacuum Conference will take place from 17-22 June 2018 in Geneva at the International Conference Center. It will be a special conference. Monday afternoon will be devoted to the 60th anniversary of the founding of IUVSTA. Plenary lectures will be given by Nikola Radić (HR) on the first 60 years of IUVSTA; Joe Greene (US) on the History of Materials Science since the Big Bang, Anne L’Huillier (SE) on Exploring Matter at Ultrashort Time Scales, Cristoforo Benvenuti (IT) will speak about Getter Pumping for Accelerators and Claude Nicollier (CH), who will talk about Extravehicular activities around the Space Shuttle.
During EVC-15 we will enjoy plenary talks by Philippe Walter (FR), Maria Asensio (FR), Christian Teichert (AT), Kai Nordlund (FI) and Ludvik Martinu (CA). In addition, we will have as invited speakers Maya Kiskinova (IT), Pascal Ruffieux (CH), Uros Cvelbar (SI), Oliver Ambacher (DE), Lars Montelius (PT), Daniel Lundin (FR), Asim Aijaz (SE), Philippe Djemia (FR), Irina Graur Martin (FR) and Carmine Maletta (IT). In addition a trade exhibition is installed in the foyer of the conference center.
On Thursday afternoon a tour through the CERN facilities is planned as well as the conference banquet at the beautifully located Chateau de Penthes.
Further information is found at www.evc15.org, where also the registration for the conference can be done.