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On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my pleasure to announce that the 16th Joint Vacuum Conference (JVC-16), the 14th European Vacuum Conference (EVC-14) and the 23th Croatian Slovenian International Scientific Meeting on Vacuum Science and Technique will be held together in Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portorož on Mediterranean cost in Slovenia between June 6th and 10th, 2016.

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Conference venue

The Conference will take place in Portorož at the Bernardin Congress Centre in the Grand Hotel Bernardin which is located at a tourist resort by the Adriatic Sea walking distance from the medieval towns of Piran and the modern seaside resort of Portorož.

Bernardin Congress Centre

Piran from the air

Important dates

  • Registration opened: 1st January 2016
  • Abstract submission deadline: 15th March 2016
  • Early registration deadline: 30th April 2016
  • Accomodation reservation: 5th May 2016


Selected papers will be published as a special issue of Vacuum (Impact factor 1.8).

Social programme

  • Welcome reception
  • Exursion to Škocjan Caves (UNESCO world heritage site)
  • Conference dinner