JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 14th Joint Vacuum Conference 12th European Vacuum Conference 11th Annual Meeting of the German Vacuum Society 19th Croatian - Slovenian Vacuum Meeting June 4-8, 2012 Dubrovnik, Croatia WELCOME TO JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 Conference organization General information Honorary chairs The organizers cordially invite you to the largest vacuum-related meeting in Europe in 2012 - a quadruple JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 meeting. The four events are merged together into a single conference, with a unified program and lectures, and one registration for them all. Dubrovnik, a traditional meeting place for the international cooperation offers an excellent and stimulating environment for the conference of high scientific merit which will attract participants from all over Europe. The venue of the conference, a 5 stars hotel Rixos Libertas, provides excellent facilities for the smooth presentation of the conference scientific content, as well as for the accompanying exhibition of vacuum equipment and pertinent publications. A world-renowned scientists will present plenary lectures, a number of internationally acknowledged researchers will be invited speakers, and much more oral and poster contributions will provide insight into the state-of-theart of science and technology in the fields powerfully affecting the way how we live and produce. For the scientists, researchers, engineers, teachers and students interested or active in any of the vacuum-related topics, the JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 meeting at Dubrovnik is place to be in early June 2012. Marie-Genevieve Barthes-Labrousse, France Hans Oechsner, Germany Ivo Šlaus, Croatia Chair Nikola Radić, Croatia International Programme Committee Slobodan Milošević, Croatia, co-chair Joe Herbert, UK, co-chair Richard Berndt, Germany Jean Louis Bersier, France Attila Csík, Hungary Jürgen Fassbender, Germany Tomáš Gronych, Czech Republic Monika Jenko, Slovenia Stefan Luby, Slovak Republic Karel Mašek, Czech Republic Miran Mozetič, Slovenia László Óvári, Hungary Branko Pivac, Croatia Christian Teichert, Austria Marián Veselý, Slovak Republic Wolfgang Werner, Austria Lars Westerberg, Sweden Martin Wüest, Principality of Liechtenstein Conference topics 1. Applied Surface Science International Organizing Committee 2. Nanometer Structures Nikola Radić, Croatia, chair Sándor Bohátka, Hungary Miha Čekada, Slovenia Christoph Eisenmenger-Sittner, Austria Pavel Hedbávný, Czech Republic Manfred Leisch, Austria Ognjen Milat, Croatia Jaroslav Pavlík, Czech Republic Béla Pécz, Hungary Frank Richter, Germany Peter Siffalovic, Slovak republic Alenka Vesel, Slovenia Andrej Vincze, Slovak republic Hrvoje Zorc, Croatia 3. Surface Engineering 4. Thin Film 5. Electronic Materials & Processing 6. Plasma Science & Technique 7. Surface Science 8. Vacuum Science & Technology 9. Bio-Nano Interfaces Local Organizing Committee Ivana Capan, Croatia Iva Bogdanović Radović, Croatia Maja Buljan, Croatia Pavo Dubček, Croatia Martin Lončarić, Croatia Krešimir Salamon, Croatia Željko Skoko, Croatia Croatian Vacuum Society www.jvc-evc-2012.com Contact person Nikola Radić Rudjer Boskovic Institute Bijenicka 54, P.O.Box 180 HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia Phone: +385-1-4680-224 Fax: +385-1-4680-114 E-mail: [email protected] Conference office [email protected] JVC 14 EVC 12 AMDVG 11 CROSLOVM 19 JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 14th Joint Vacuum Conference 12th European Vacuum Conference 11th Annual Meeting of the German Vacuum Society 19th Croatian - Slovenian Vacuum Meeting June 4-8, 2012 Dubrovnik, Croatia WELCOME TO JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19 Location and venue The Conference will be held at Dubrovnik - a city of art, history and culture at the crossroads of civilizations. This 'Pearl of the Adriatic' is situated in the southernmost part of Croatia. The conference will take place in hotel Rixos Libertas, 15 min walk to the old town. Conference format How to reach Dubrovnik Dubrovnik is in the middle of southern coast of Europe, and is easily accessible by plane, car or ferry. Plenary speakers Registration fees Regular Students Accompanying Early 440 € 300 € 200 € Late 490 € 350 € 200 € Start of registration 12.12.2011 Important dates Abstract submission Acceptance notification Early hotel reservation Early registration & payment 3rd announcement Conference starts Conference papers submiss. 05.03.2012 05.04.2012 20.03.2012 20.04.2012 21.05.2012 04.06.2012 08.06.2012 The scientific program consists of five 45-minutes plenary and sixteen 35minutes invited lectures and three sessions of poster contributions. A number (about 50) of “hot topics” contributed papers will be selected for 20-minutes oral presentation. The official language of the conference is English. Massimo Altarelli, European XFEL GmbH, Germany Ulrich Heinzmann, University Bielefeld, Germany Laszlo Forro, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland Lars Hultman, Linköping University, Sweden David N. Ruzic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Abstract submissions The abstracts of the contributed papers should be submitted following the guidelines and the template file that will be soon available in the conference website. All contributed papers will be refereed by the International Programme Committee and some will be selected for oral presentation. Conference proceedings About 40 selected papers of the conference will be published as the PROCEEDINGS OF JVC-14 / EVC-12 / AMDVG-11 / CroSloVM-19. The proceedings will be published as a special (but consecutively numbered) issue of the journal VACUUM.