ALD/ALE 2020 Virtual Meeting Overview -

The AVS 20th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2020) featuring the 7th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020) will be adapted into a Virtual Meeting comprised of Live and On Demand Sessions. The pre-registration and payment deadline is June 25, 2020.

  • Live Daily Session with Plenary and Invited Speakers with Q&A Chat
  • Live Announcement of the AVS ALD Innovator & JVST Best Paper Award
  • Live Two-Day Tutorial with Academic and Industry Experts with Q&A Chat
  • Live Student Awards Presentations with Q&A Chat and an Awards Presentation
  • Live Virtual Sponsor Rooms
  • On Demand Poster Sessions with a Mix of Pre-recorded (Video or Audio) Talks and/or PDF files
  • On Demand Sessions Available Through July 2021

The ALD/ALE 2020 Virtual Meeting will kick off on Monday, June 29, 2020, with a FREE (registration required) live Plenary & ALD Innovator Award Session. Following the announcement of the ALD 2020 Awardee there will be a series of plenary and invited talks.

Paid attendees will be able to participate in the Tuesday, June 30, 2020 and Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Technical & Poster Sessions. The live sessions will feature invited and student awards talks. After each day’s live sessions, we also invite attendees to view the pre-recorded Technical & Poster Sessions On Demand. Posters will be a mix of pre-recorded (video or audio) talks and/or PDF files. 

Attendees may also register for the Tutorial that is being held live over a two-day period (Tuesday, June 30-Wednesday, July 1). The Tutorial will feature three speakers each day with a live question and answer period where your chat questions can be answered. The Tutorial Session will be recorded and placed On Demand for those who paid for them until July 31, 2020

Time Zone:
All Live sessions will be held in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Please note that Live sessions will also be recorded and added to the On Demand sessions. Time Zone Converter Tool

Access and Viewing Platform: 
All sessions will be accessible via the ALD/ALE 2020 Online Scheduler and/or Mobile App until July 31, 2020*. Live sessions will be presented over the conference dates (June 29-July 1, 2020). On Demand access will begin on Monday, June 29, 2020

*Access After July 31, 2020: AVS Platinum Members will have access to all On Demand Sessions (except the Tutorial) in the AVS Technical Library until their membership expiration date. Non-Members will also receive access to all On Demand Sessions as AVS Silver Members until July 31, 2021.

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Registration Information and Fees -

Registration is required for all sessions, including the FREE Plenary & ALD Innovator Award Session. Presenters are also required to register in order to present. The pre-registration deadline is June 25, 2020.

  • Registration Discounts: All students are eligible for registration discounts as are oral and poster presenters. AVS Platinum Members will also receive a registration discount. Invited Speakers will receive a registration waiver and will be pre-registered automatically once you agree to present.
  • Payment: Fees must be received by the pre-registration deadline June 25, 2020. If you register after June 25, 2020, please note there may be delays in accessing the live and recorded sessions.
  • Cancellation: If for any reason you cannot attend the ALD/ALE 2020 Virtual Meeting you must contact AVS at 530-896-0477, by June 25, 2020, to receive a refund, less a $50.00 processing fee.  No refunds can be given for cancellations after June 25, 2020

AVS Membership Discounts

It's not too late to save on your ALD/ALE registration and gain year round access to the AVS Technical and Publications Libraries as well as additional conference and webinar discounts

Regular Technical & Poster Sessions Fees:


AVS Platinum Member


AVS Platinum Member Presenter


Non-Member or AVS Gold/Silver Member


Non-Member or AVS Gold/Silver Member Presenter


Student Technical & Poster Sessions Fees:


AVS Student Platinum Member


AVS Student Platinum Member Presenter


Student Non-Member or AVS Gold/Silver Member


Student Non-Member or AVS Gold/Silver Member Presenter


Tutorial Sessions Fees:


Regular or Student            


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