Israel Vacuum Society - Annual Conference, September 2016


Our 34th Annual Conference


Monday, September 12th


Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva


Join us

We have maintained our position as the most veteran conference in modern materials in Israel, while tracking the traditional fields of surfaces, thin films, and vacuum technology as they evolved into areas of nanoscience, alternative energy, biomaterials, electro-optics, and more.

Plenary Speakers

Paul. E. Sheehan, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), USA
Efrat Lifshitz, Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion , Israel

Conference Chairs

Nurit Ashkenasy, Iris Visoly Fisher (BGU)


  • Nanophotonics (Yaakov Tischler, BIU)
  • Molecular and biomolecular electronics (Ayelet Vilan, WIS)
  • Bio-materials and interfaces (Liraz Chai, HUJI)
  • Sustainability and environment (Moshe Herzberg, BGU)
  • Surface Science and Characterization (Yaron Paz, Technion)
  • Advances in nanofabrication (Mark Schvartzman, BGU)
  • Theory of Materials and Thin Films (Amir Natan, TAU)
  • Magnetic and Electronic Materials (David Nessim, Intel)

    Abstract submission deadline:


    Early birds save up to 30%!


    Workshop- Tuesday, September 13th


    Rehovot, The Weizmann Institute of Science



    Synthesis, Characterization and applications of Two-Dimensional Materials


    Ariel Ismach (TAU)

    IVS-2016 Sponsors (Partial List)


    Looking forward to seeing you!

    Shachar Richter (TAU), IVS President