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Dear possible participants in ECM-137,

The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science (JVSS) will host the 137th IUVSTA Executive Council Meeting (ECM-137) on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September in conjunction with the IVC-22.

Please help us better organize the meeting, including a decision of the venue, by filling out the google form for Quick Survey by 22nd June.

Information of the candidates for the venue is summarized here.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Yasunori Tanimoto, JVSS


Hybrid Meeting

To cope with the current difficult situations worldwide, the ECM-137 and its related meetings will be held in a hybrid format. The meetings will be scheduled between 16:00 and 22:00 in Japan Time (9:00-15:00 in Central European Summer Time).

As the COVID-19 situation in Japan is improving and the Government is considerably easing the border restrictions, in-person participation from all around the world is cordially welcome.

Please follow the administrative steps including visa application, and take necessary measures. The guidance related to the COVID19 measures is being updated at

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