Registration Information


Registration Rates

Registration Type
Pre-Reg (Ends 10/8/12)
On-Site (After10/8/12)







Student Member



Student Non-Member



Early Career Member
(within 5 yrs of highest degree)**



Early Career Non-Member
(within 5 yrs of highest degree)**



One Day



AVS Honorary Member



AVS Emeritus Member



(Sun) Nanomanufacturing Tutorial
(Full Member)



(Sun) Nanomanufacturing Tutorial
(Student Member)



Quantitative Surface Analysis
(Full Member)



Quantitative Surface Analysis
(Student Member)



Exhibits Only



*MEMBERS: Full Week, Student, Early Career, Honorary, and Emeritus Member registrant registration fees INCLUDE your 2013 Membership Renewal Dues. You will receive a membership confirmation receipt following the Symposium.

**NON-MEMBERS: Full Week, Student, and Early Career Non-Member registrants will receive an automatic complimentary 2013 electronic AVS membership.

Report to the AVS Store with any additional questions on either of the above.

We strongly encourage you to pre-register using our online registration program which will ensure faster confirmation. Those of you wishing to register via mail or fax may complete the PDF form and send it to the following address to be received no later than October 8, 2012:

c/o Experient
P.O. Box 4088, Frederick, MD 21705
Fax: 301-694-5124

After completing your registration, you may go back and edit your registration record at a later date by re-entering your email address and password into the complete/edit section on the log-in page of the website.  When you re-enter you will land on the registration summary page.  From there you may edit your contact information or add any new items you would like to purchase

All pre-registered attendees will collect their badge, tickets, and other materials when they report to the Registration Area at the Convention Center. You will use the Pre-Registration terminals to generate your badge and collect your materials from the Print Station.

Symposium Registration Cancellation Policy
All Symposium cancellation/refund requests must be submitted by Friday, October 22, 2012 in writing to:

Yvonne Towse

Registration Coordinator
125 Maiden Lane, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Fax: 212-248-0245

*Please note that all refunds will be issued via check within 30 days after the meeting. All refunds are subject to a $25 cancellation fee.

Other Conditions
You will be charged for all registrations received. A $20 fee will be charged for all returned checks. No Purchase Orders will be accepted. All registration fees are NON-TRANSFERABLE. No one under the age of 12 (including infants and toddlers) will be permitted on the exhibit floor.


Lost Badge Policy
Please note that we will be imposing a $20 fee for replacement badges so please remember to bring your badge and keep it in a safe place throughout the week.

Short Course Program
A perennial strength of the AVS International Symposium is an intensive instructional program focused on topics related to Vacuum and Equipment Technology, Materials and Interface Characterization, and Materials Processing. Full details for this program, which runs concurrent with the International Symposium, will be available at and in the Technical Program. You may contact

Heather Korff
Short Course Coordinator
110 Yellowstone Dr., Suite 120
Chico, CA 95973,

AVS Vendor Exhibit
The Exhibit comprises an extensive display of tools, equipment, services and consulting for film deposition, surface and interface measurements and analysis, materials, chemicals, supplies, vacuum production and measurement, and related instrumentation for surface, interface and film measurements, as well as professional literature and publications. Each year, the technical symposium expands into new and exciting technical disciplines. Our Nanotechnology division has grown to record levels and our focus in emerging technologies, such as fuel cell and energy research, consistently keeps our Symposium fresh and exciting for exhibitors and attendees alike. The exhibits will be open from Tuesday morning until Thursday afternoon (October 30- November 1, 2012). New and returning Exhibitors are welcome. Please contact for additional information or to make recommendations for this year's AVS Exhibit. You may also review our website, or contact us at 212-248-0200, ext. 229.

5km Annual AVS Run
. . . the Oldest Professional Society Run in the World!

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Venue: AVS 59th International Symposium
Distance: 5 x 1012 nm (5Km for non-nanos)
Time and Place: 6:15 a.m. - Along the Bayshore Sidewalk, Tampa
Fee: $30.00

Our 32nd Annual AVS Run, the oldest professional society Run on our planet, will be held with our AVS 59th International Symposium & Exhibition in Tampa, Florida. This year's race will take place along the Bayshore Sidewalk, the longest continuous sidewalk in the world! The start and finish is within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center. With your entry fee you will receive a run t-shirt, race number, and awards

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Companion Program
We have an exciting, full-filled week planned for discovering a new location for AVS, Tampa, FL, for both companions AND attendees and exhibitors. For additional information, contact Marilyn Ruzic, Tour Coordinator,

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