6th Vacuum and Surface Sciences Conference of Asia and Australia (VASSCAA-6)
The Vacuum and Surface Sciences Conference of Asia and Australia (VASSCAA), a conference series is organized to create a new forum in Asia and Australia to discuss vacuum, surface and related sciences, techniques and applications. This is an officially endorsed conference of the International Union for Vacuum Sciences, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA). The International Steering Committee of VASSCAA is comprised of the chair of the surface science division of IUVSTA and the Presidents of the Vacuum Societies of Australia, China, India, Iran, Japan, Pakistan and South Korea. The VASSCAA-1 was organized by the Vacuum Society of Japan in 1999 at Tokyo, Japan. VASSCAA-2 was held in 2002 at Hong Kong and VASSCAA-3 in 2005 at Singapore. VASSCAA-4 was held at Matsue, Japan in 2008 and VASSCAA-5 at Beijing, China in 2010.
The conference is organized once every two years by the vacuum societies of the VASSCAA member
countries. The conference location rotates among cities in Asia and Australia.
The VASSCAA-6 will take place from October 9 - 13, 2012 in Islamabad, Pakistan.