Report for Triennium 1998 ? 2001
Chair: Lars Westerberg
Committee: M. Anderle, M. Jenko, M. Sancrotti, J-P Duraud, A. Pregelj, J. W. Rogers, J. L Robins and M. Vesely.
During this triennium the main issue of the publications committee has been the further development and refinement of the home page, which went on line in May 1996. Among the new features are an on-line directory, with open access to contacts and member national vacuum societies, and password access for IUVSTA delegates. The administrative procedures manual, the statutes and the by-laws are now available on the web and replace earlier printed issues. Other improved or new items are an improved calendar and new conference series pages. Samples of course slides have been added to the education materials page. A major revision of the IUVSTA division pages is going on but some divisions have not yet delivered any input.
Keith Mitchell, webmaster of AVS, succeeded Mary Weaver as webmaster in the beginning of the triennium. John Grant took over as web editor in September 2000. The former editor Lars Westerberg remains as assistant web editor. The home page has recently moved to its own url address www.iuvsta.org.
The committee has established the following list of default web contact persons who are responsible for providing input to the web editor as follows:
Divisions Division Chairs, who may name a web correspondent for the division.
Workshops Secretary of STD, who should require from organizers that the input is
Conferences Chair, Congress Planning Committee. (IVC, ICTF, ECOSS and EVC)
Events Schedule Secretary General
Education Chair of committee or delegate
ECMs Secretary General
The IUVSTA News Bulletin went electronic in the beginning of end of last triennium. Lars Westerberg has served as editor and the IUVSTA President, Prof D.P. Woodruff, has been assistant editor. There have been two issues per year. No. 147, Jan. ? June 2001 is the first issue which is available for downloading as a .pdf file.
The flyer has been updated several times. It is now also available for downloading from the web.
The short information booklet is edited by M. Sancrotti. It is used in connections with organizations like ICSU, UNESO and other external affiliations.
IUVSTA Past President Prof. John Robins is currently editing ?The 2nd edition of the History of IUVSTA? covering the whole period from its founding to 2001.