Rocky Mountain Sampler: Front range research, applications, and technology

Annual Symposium of the Rocky Mountain Chapter

Symposium: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Westminster DoubleTree Hotel, Westminster, CO


Short Courses September 11 – 14

Vendor Exhibit/Poster Session Thursday, September 13

Symposium registration fee: free!

Speaker Information – Coming Soon!

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

Student Poster Deadline September 1, 2018

The Rocky Mountain Chapter – AVS announces the call for poster abstracts for the Symposium to be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel, 8773 Yates Drive, Westminster, CO
Areas of interest for posters include surface science, oxidation and corrosion, catalysis, thin films, adhesion, ceramics, electronic materials, optical coatings, vacuum metallurgy, plasma and fusion technologies, nanometer structures, space vacuum environments, energy technologies, environmental monitoring, flexible coatings, roll-to-roll vacuum, and other areas of vacuum-related science and technology.
The poster session is open to any student with appropriate material that they wish to present. To encourage participation we award cash prizes to the top three student posters. The prizes are $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place. Posters will be judged on their technical merit and the presentation of results.  Contact us about student memberships!
Abstracts should be a Word document, single-spaced with 12 pt font, and less than one page in length.   Template will be available soon.

Organizing and Program Committees

  • Chair, RMAVS Symposium: Mike Simmons (INTELLIVATION)
  • Secretary: Tim Ohno, (CSM)
  • Vendor Exhibit: Mike Simmons (INTELLIVATION)
  • Short Course Coordinators: Neil Peacock, Tim Gessert
  • Treasurer: Rosine Ribelin (Ascent Solar)
  • Local Arrangements: Neil Peacock
  • Student Poster Co-ordinator: James Burst (Ball Aerospace)