Education Program

The TechCon Education Program complements the technologies and applications featured in both the Technical Program and the Exhibit, offering an extensive lineup of Tutorial Courses, presented by highly-respected professionals in the vacuum coating industry.

SVC Courses provide problem-solving and practical knowledge of vacuum coatings and processes.  Return to work with solutions to your everyday vacuum coating challenges.

You do not have to register for the conference or be an SVC Member to take a Tutorial Course. 

Tutorial registrants receive complimentary admission to the exhibition and are eligible to receive a free one day pass to the technical conference on either Tuesday, April 30 or Wednesday, May 1. Advance registration required.


SVC Education Director
Scott G. Walton, US Naval Research Laboratory

Education Committee Chair
Ludvik Martinu, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada