for Decisions on Applications to host the
shall be acceptable only when submitted in the name of one or more European
Members of IUVSTA (Present European Members are listed in Schedule 1)
- EVC shall
be held in alternate years, except for years when the International
Vacuum Congress is held in Europe.
in written form shall be considered at the first meeting of the Vacuum
Science Division of IUVSTA in the calendar year three years before the
year of the proposed EVC. Proposals should therefore be in the hands
of the Divisional Secretary not less than two months before the date
of that meeting.
shall be as complete as possible, including details of location of the
proposed meeting, rooms and facilities available at the conference venue,
details of the exhibition area, accommodation available in the area
(with price range), international travel details, etc. A preliminary
budget, with suggested registration fees, etc., should also be supplied.
- The Committee
of the VSD shall consider all the applications and approve all those
which are technically acceptable. If there is more than one acceptable
proposal, summary details (provided by the sponsors at the time of application)
of all these shall be sent, together with a ballot paper, to European
VSD Representatives (electoral college) not later than two months before
the next VSD meeting. Divisional representatives will arrange that the
ballot paper is completed by ranking the proposals in order of preference
(1, 2, 3, etc.). The paper must be returned to the Secretary of the
VSD before the start of the next VSD meeting.
should note that the VSD has expressed a preference for EVC to run in
parallel with a major national or international meeting.
Members (for this purpose) are the Vacuum Societies or Committees of:
Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain,
Hungary, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian
Federation, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine.