The 19th European Association on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis

The 19th ECASIA will now be held between SUNDAY 29TH MAY – THURSDAY 2ND JUNE, 2022 in the historic city of Limerick, Republic of Ireland. The theme of ECASIA ‘21/22 is Surface Analyses for Advanced Manufacturing.

A one-day virtual conference will be held on FRIDAY, 18 JUNE 2021 as a forerunner to the physical conference in 2022. The first half of this one-day event will focus on Surface Analyses for Advanced Manufacturing and related topics. The second half of the day will be dedicated to Surface and Interface Analyses in Combating COVID-19 Pandemic.

Details of this virtual conference will be posted shortly.

Both events will uphold the “SPIRIT OF ECASIA” to bring together scientists from universities, industry and instrument suppliers, to bridge the gap between fundamental and applied research in surface science and to follow new trends in instrumentation. ECASIA ‘21/22 will bring into focus the cutting-edge scientific and technological developments in materials science/engineering, modern electronics and life-science/biotechnology with particular reference to surface and interface analysis.

The Modelling, Simulation And Innovative Characterisation (MOSAIC) group within the Biomaterials Cluster of the Bernal Institute, University of Limerick is organising these events.

Limerick is ideally placed to host ECASIA ‘21/22 due to the presence of the University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute, a centre for excellence in materials and surface characterisation. The area also boasts a large number of high-tech industries involved in advanced manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, biomedical devices, and associated supply chains. Excellent academic educational institutions such as the University of Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology make it an ideal hub for scientific exchange. The University of Limerick is situated on 130 hectares of beautiful parkland, with the River Shannon as it’s unifying focal point. Located 4 kms outside Limerick City, the University is renowned for its superb facilities, including Fáilte Ireland-approved on-site accommodation, well equipped lecture theatres, high quality catering, sports facilities including a 50m pool, and attractive riverside walks.

Limerick is also the gateway to Ireland’s breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way which offers visitors an opportunity to see the longest defined coastal driving route in the world and local attractions such as museums, cathedrals, castles and much more.

Ireland is renowned for its warm and friendly welcome, and we are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you at ECASIA ‘21/22.

CÉAD MÍLE FÁILTE (a hundred thousand welcomes) to ECASIA ‘21/22.

Due to the travel disruptions caused by COVID-19 pandemic the physical event of 19th ECASIA is postponed until 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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