Free One Day Pass

Attend the Technical Program for free on May 4 or 5.

See what the SVC TechCon is all about!
Register as a “Visitor to the Exhibits” and select the option “Exhibit Visitor + Complimentary Conference” for either Tuesday, May 4 or Wednesday, May 5. You’ll receive complete access to the parallel SVC Technical Program on one of the two days that the Exhibit is open. While admission to both days of the Exhibition is always free, access to the Technical program will be limited to one day for each of our exhibit guests. No two-day technical passes will be issued.


What’s Included?

  • Entrance to the two-day Technology Exhibit
  • Access to all Exhibit Hall activities including: Poster Session, Desserts, Beer Blast and more
  • Entry to the Exhibit Raffle for a chance to win an iPad

Choose one day of the Technical Program:

  • Technology Forum Breakfasts
  • Keynote Presentation: Vacuum Deposition of Electro-active Coatings for Thin-Film Neural Interfaces, Stuart F. Cogan
  • Coatings and Processes for Biomedical Applications Session
  • Symposium: Communication 2030
  • High-Powered Electron Beam Technology Session
  • Large Area Coatings Session
  • High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) Session
  • Vendor Innovators Showcase


  • Keynote Presentation: Additive Manufacturing (AM): Towards Realizing AM’s Full Potential, William E. Frazier
  • Optical Coating Session
  • Symposium: Thin Film Solutions for a Sustainable Future
  • High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) Session
  • Protective, Tribological and Decorative Coatings Session
  • HEURÉKA! Recent Developments Session
  • Additive Manufacturing Session and Panel Discussion
  • Vendor Innovators Showcase

Technical Program details will be available in the 2021 Preliminary Program in mid-December 2020.