• Day-Time Periods
  • Topics
  • Special Events and Meetings
  • Mobile App
Day/Time Periods (click a Day/Time Code link to see its Session list)
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MoPL
8:00AM
1 sess.
1 abst.
TuM
8:00AM
8 sess.
51 abst.
WeM
8:00AM
7 sess.
51 abst.
ThM
8:00AM
6 sess.
50 abst.
FrM
8:00AM
4 sess.
31 abst.
MoM
10:00AM
7 sess.
34 abst.
TuEx
11:00AM
1 sess.
1 abst.
MoSIT
1:00PM
1 sess.
1 abst.
WeSIT
1:00PM
1 sess.
1 abst.
ThA
1:20PM
6 sess.
45 abst.
TuA
1:40PM
8 sess.
55 abst.
MoA
2:00PM
6 sess.
35 abst.
WeA
2:00PM
7 sess.
52 abst.
ThP
5:00PM
9 sess.
95 abst.
WeHL
5:45PM
1 sess.
1 abst.
TuSIT
7:00PM
1 sess.
1 abst.
Topics and Divisions (click a Code link to see its Session list)
CodeTopic
ACoatings for Use at High Temperatures
BHard Coatings and Vapor Deposition Technologies
CFundamentals and Technology of Multifunctional Materials and Devices
DCoatings for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications
ETribology and Mechanical Behavior of Coatings and Engineered Surfaces
EXExhibition Keynote Lecture
FNew Horizons in Coatings and Thin Films
GSurface Engineering - Applied Research and Industrial Applications
HAdvanced Characterization Techniques for Coatings, Thin Films, and Small Volumes
HLAwards Convocation and Honorary Lecture
PLPlenary Lecture
SITSpecial Interest Talks
TSTopical Symposia
  • Special Events List
  • Special Events Calendar
StartEndEventInvitation-Only?Room
Sat Apr 25, 13:00Sun Apr 26, 17:00ASED Executive Committee MeetingRoyal Palm 1-2
Sun Apr 26, 7:30Sun Apr 26, 17:00Short Course: In-Situ and Ex-situ Ellipsometry Characterizations of Thin FilmsAtlas Foyer
Sun Apr 26, 7:30Sun Apr 26, 17:00Short Course: Plasmas in Physical Vapor, including Arcs and HiPIMSAtlas Foyer
Sun Apr 26, 16:30Sun Apr 26, 18:30Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Mon Apr 27, 7:00Mon Apr 27, 18:00Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Mon Apr 27, 7:30Mon Apr 27, 17:00Short Course: Design and Deposition of Hard and Superhard CoatingsAtlas Foyer
Mon Apr 27, 7:30Mon Apr 27, 17:00Short Course: Reactive Magnetron Sputter DepositionAtlas Foyer
Mon Apr 27, 8:00Mon Apr 27, 9:45Plenary LectureTown & Country
Mon Apr 27, 10:00Mon Apr 27, 17:40Technical SessionsSee Program/Mobile App
Mon Apr 27, 13:00Wed Apr 29, 14:00Special Interest Talk: André AndrewsTown & Country
Mon Apr 27, 17:45Mon Apr 27, 19:00Welcome MixerAtlas Foyer
Tue Apr 28, 7:30Tue Apr 28, 15:30Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Tue Apr 28, 7:30Tue Apr 28, 17:00Short Course: Atmospheric Pressure Plasma: Principles, Sources and ApplicationsAtlas Foyer
Tue Apr 28, 7:30Tue Apr 28, 17:00Short Course: Practical Thin Film CharacterizationAtlas Foyer
Tue Apr 28, 8:00Tue Apr 28, 17:40Technical SessionsSee Program/Mobile App
Tue Apr 28, 11:00Tue Apr 28, 12:00Exhibition Keynote LectureTown & Country
Tue Apr 28, 12:00Tue Apr 28, 13:40Exhibit Hall - Light Lunch (While Supplies Last)Grand Hall
Tue Apr 28, 12:00Tue Apr 28, 19:00ExhibitionGrand Hall
Tue Apr 28, 15:20Tue Apr 28, 16:00Session Break - Complimentary Refreshments in Exhibit HallGrand Hall
Tue Apr 28, 17:30Tue Apr 28, 19:00Exhibition ReceptionGrand Hall
Tue Apr 28, 19:00Tue Apr 28, 20:00Special Interest Talk: Peter PolcikTown & Country
Wed Apr 29, 7:30Wed Apr 29, 15:30Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Wed Apr 29, 7:30Wed Apr 29, 17:00Short Course: Fundamentals of HiPIMS Plasmas for Thin Film DepositionAtlas Foyer
Wed Apr 29, 7:30Wed Apr 29, 17:00Short Course: Nanomechanics and Tribology of Thin Film CoatingsAtlas Foyer
Wed Apr 29, 8:00Wed Apr 29, 17:40Technical SessionsSee Program/Mobile App
Wed Apr 29, 10:00Wed Apr 29, 14:00ExhibitionGrand Hall
Wed Apr 29, 10:00Wed Apr 29, 11:00Session Break - Complimentary Coffee in Exhibit HallGrand Hall
Wed Apr 29, 12:20Wed Apr 29, 14:00Exhibit Hall - Light Lunch (While Supplies Last)Grand Hall
Wed Apr 29, 13:00Wed Apr 29, 14:00Special Interest Talk: Igor AbrikosovTown & Country
Wed Apr 29, 17:45Wed Apr 29, 19:15Awards ConvocationTown & Country
Wed Apr 29, 19:30Wed Apr 29, 22:00Awards Buffet ReceptionGolden Ballroom
Thu Apr 30, 7:30Thu Apr 30, 15:30Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Thu Apr 30, 7:30Thu Apr 30, 17:00Short Course: Industrial Surface Engineering: Fundamentals, Practice and ApplicationsAtlas Foyer
Thu Apr 30, 7:30Thu Apr 30, 17:00Short Course: Understanding and Control of Stresses in PVD Thin FilmsAtlas Foyer
Thu Apr 30, 8:00Thu Apr 30, 17:00Technical SessionsSee Program/Mobile App
Thu Apr 30, 12:20Thu Apr 30, 13:20ICMCTF 2021 Informational MeetingCalifornia
Thu Apr 30, 17:00Thu Apr 30, 19:00Poster SessionGrand Hall
Thu Apr 30, 18:00Thu Apr 30, 19:00Poster ReceptionGrand Hall
Fri May 1, 7:30Fri May 1, 9:00Conference RegistrationAtlas Foyer
Fri May 1, 8:00Fri May 1, 12:00Technical SessionsSee Program/Mobile App
Fri May 1, 12:00Fri May 1, 13:00Thank You, See You Next Year Party!Lion Fountain Courtyard
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ASED Executive Committee Meeting
1:00PM - 5:00PM), Royal Palm 1-2
Special Interest Talk: André Andrews
1:00PM - 2:00PM), Town & Country
Special Interest Talk: André Andrews
1:00PM - 2:00PM), Town & Country
Conference Registration
7:00AM - 6:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Plasmas in Physical Vapor, including Arcs and HiPIMS
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: In-Situ and Ex-situ Ellipsometry Characterizations of Thin Films
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Reactive Magnetron Sputter Deposition
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Design and Deposition of Hard and Superhard Coatings
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Practical Thin Film Characterization
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Atmospheric Pressure Plasma: Principles, Sources and Applications
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30AM - 3:30PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Nanomechanics and Tribology of Thin Film Coatings
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Fundamentals of HiPIMS Plasmas for Thin Film Deposition
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30AM - 3:30PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Understanding and Control of Stresses in PVD Thin Films
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Short Course: Industrial Surface Engineering: Fundamentals, Practice and Applications
7:30AM - 5:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30AM - 3:30PM), Atlas Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30AM - 9:00AM), Atlas Foyer
Plenary Lecture
8:00AM - 9:45AM), Town & Country
Technical Sessions
8:00AM - 5:40PM), See Program/Mobile App
Technical Sessions
8:00AM - 5:40PM), See Program/Mobile App
Technical Sessions
8:00AM - 5:00PM), See Program/Mobile App
Technical Sessions
8:00AM - 12:00PM), See Program/Mobile App
Technical Sessions
10:00AM - 5:40PM), See Program/Mobile App
Exhibition
10:00AM - 2:00PM), Grand Hall
Session Break - Complimentary Coffee in Exhibit Hall
10:00AM - 11:00AM), Grand Hall
Exhibition Keynote Lecture
11:00AM - 12:00PM), Town & Country
Exhibition
12:00PM - 7:00PM), Grand Hall
Exhibit Hall - Light Lunch (While Supplies Last)
12:00PM - 1:40PM), Grand Hall
Exhibit Hall - Light Lunch (While Supplies Last)
12:20PM - 2:00PM), Grand Hall
ICMCTF 2021 Informational Meeting
12:20PM - 1:20PM), California
Thank You, See You Next Year Party!
12:00PM - 1:00PM), Lion Fountain Courtyard
ASED Executive Committee Meeting
1:00PM - 5:00PM), Royal Palm 1-2
Special Interest Talk: André Andrews
1:00PM - 2:00PM), Town & Country
Special Interest Talk: Igor Abrikosov
1:00PM - 2:00PM), Town & Country
Session Break - Complimentary Refreshments in Exhibit Hall
3:20PM - 4:00PM), Grand Hall
Conference Registration
4:30PM - 6:30PM), Atlas Foyer
Poster Session
5:00PM - 7:00PM), Grand Hall
Welcome Mixer
5:45PM - 7:00PM), Atlas Foyer
Exhibition Reception
5:30PM - 7:00PM), Grand Hall
Awards Convocation
5:45PM - 7:15PM), Town & Country
Poster Reception
6:00PM - 7:00PM), Grand Hall
Special Interest Talk: Peter Polcik
7:00PM - 8:00PM), Town & Country
Awards Buffet Reception
7:30PM - 10:00PM), Golden Ballroom

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