Exhibitor Information

Vendor Exhibit

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Representatives from surface, thin film, and vacuum equipment manufacturers are invited to exhibit at the symposium. The vendor exhibit will be held on Monday, June 23rd through Wednesday, June 25th in Engineering Building Unit II Room 205/206 (EBU II 205/206). Refreshment breaks and poster sessions will be integrated with the vendor exhibit. The exhibit will be advertised and open to other UCR departments, as well as to the off-campus community in the greater Southern California area.

Exhibitor Program

June 23 (Monday)
8:00 am - 10:00 am Vendor Setup
10:00am- 4:00 pmVendor Exhibit
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm Vendor Exhibit and Poster Session
6:00pm-8:00pmPicnic, UCR Campus Botanic Gardens
8:00pm-9:00pmVendor Exhibit and Poster Session
June 24 (Tuesday)
8:30am- 5:00 pmVendor Exhibit
7:00pm - 9:00 pm Banquet, Historic Mission Inn
June 25 (Wednesday)
8:30am-12:30pmVendor Exhibit
12:30pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Departure

Exhibitor Information

Exhibition tables

Table location will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of the exhibitor registration form and registration fee of $500.

Included with the exhibitor registration fee:
  • Admission to the opening night reception, to all technical lectures, and lunches on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Company listing in the conference abstract book.
  • Company listing and hot link from the conference web site.
  • Direct access to conferees during the reception, all the refreshments breaks, and the poster sessions. These functions will share the exhibition space.
  • Exposure to other prospective customers on campus. The vendor exhibit will be widely publicized and open to the campus and external visitors throughout the conference without registration requirements.
  • Freedom to use your time more efficiently: Prefer to skip some of the technical sessions? Call you on-campus customers and set up appointments with them.
  • Option to increase your visibility by sponsoring the conference or a specific event. For details go to the Contributions & Sponsorship section, or contact Carol Lerner at (951) 827-5089, or carol.lerner@ucr.edu.

Standard table size will be 6' x 30'. A table skirt will be provided for each table. A two-foot gap between tables will be provided to accommodate one chair per table, though additional chairs can be provided as long as these are used only for seating and do not create a hazard of obstacle to traffic.

Exhibitor Registration

Checks and credit cards will be accepted. Registration and payment are due by the close of registration on June 9, 2008. Please click here to download the

Vendors and exhibitors should contact Carol Lerner to reserve a domitory room. For lodging options other than Pentland Hills, see the Travel & Lodging page.


The shipping address is:

University of California
3401 Watkins
Riverside, CA 92521
Attn: PEC2008
Carol Lerner
951 827 5089

We can only accept a limited number and just standard materials.


Setup time will be from 8-10 am on Monday, June 23rd. The first coffee break at which conference participants will be present begins at 10 am. Note that special arrangements can be made for those who need to set up on Sunday - please contact Carol Lerner.


Doors will be locked each night; however no other security will be provided. Please do not leave valuables at your table over night.

Plans subject to change

Schedules, locations, and other details of conference planning and management are subject to change if deemed necessary by the Local Arrangements Committee. Reasonable efforts will be made to notify participants of changes, but exact schedules, table locations, etc. can not be guaranteed by the University of California and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.


Conference Coordinator
Carol Lerner
University of California
CNAS Deans Office
305 College Building North
Riverside, CA 92529
phone (951) 827-5089, fax (951) 827-4190
e-mail: carol.lerner@ucr.edu