This year, the 67th SVCTechCon will take place from May 04 – 09, 2024 in Chicago, USA. The event offers a comprehensive conference with an accompanying industry trade fair and an extensive training program. Numerous European partners can also be found here every year. The international event is organized by the Society of Vacuum Coaters SVC. You can find out about the current program, the extended abstract submission period and the exhibition on the event website at A very successful event.

The EFDS already has a long-standing media partnership with the SVC together with the PSE conferences. The PSE2024 – 19th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering will also take place in Erfurt this year from September 02 – 05, 2024. Abstracts can currently be submitted for PSE2024 until January 31, 2024. Registration for the industry exhibition is open. Simply select your desired location in the digital stand plan. We are again expecting around 600 participants and over 60 exhibitors in Erfurt. Current workshops and conference topics, tutorials and information on the industry exhibition can be found on the PSE2024 website at

Two important events! You shouldn’t miss either of them.