Date: March 16, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT, Check your time zone!
Pre-Registration Required by March 12, 2021

Do you work on topics of relevance to the AVS? Do you want to become involved in the AVS but do not know how? If you answered “Yes” to the above questions, join us on March 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST for an introduction to the Chapters, Divisions, and Groups (CDG) that constitute the backbone of the AVS. At this FREE 1-hour information session, you will learn about the different roles of the CDG and how they can help you develop professionally. You will also be able to connect with CDG representatives that can answer your questions and help you find opportunities to get involved. We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at this event!


Vin Smentkowski, Chair of Chapters Sub Committee
Mike Filler, Chair of the Divisions and Groups Sub Committee
Kateryna Artyushkova, Chair – Social Media

Who Should Attend

Any professional – graduate students and postdocs to senior scientists and executives – are encouraged to join

Have an Idea for an e-Talk?

We welcome suggestions for future e-Talk topics and speakers. Please email suggestions to Ashleigh Barber, AVS e-Talk Chair, baberae@jmu.edu.

Other AVS Events


AVS Webinar: Gallium Oxide Materials and Devices for Next Generation Ultra-Wide Bandgap Electronics
April 8, 2021
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. EDT
Instructor: Sriram Krishnamoorthy

AVS Courses by Request
If you are interested in seeing an AVS Short Course offered in 2021 please complete the AVS Courses by Request form.


AVS Onsite/Online Training
Do your employees need training now? Are budgets tight? Let AVS bring our short courses and qualified instructors to your organization during these tough economic times via Zoom. Please complete the AVS Onsite/Online Training request form to receive a proposal.

Negotiating Compensation: Tips to Build a Better Compensation Package
March 31, 2021
3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
Presented by:
Lisa Balbes, Career Consultant, and Senior Level Panelists
from Academia and Industry

Career Transitioning: Academia to Industry - Know the Steps to Take and What to Expect
June 8, 2021
2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Details Coming Soon!

AVS 2021 International Twitter Poster Competition
June 2-3, 2021