Programme

An overview of the programme can be found below. Please follow the links for more detailed information about each session.

Tuesday, 12 June

08:00

Registration

09:00

I - An introduction into vacuum system design

Dr. Oleg Malyshev

ASTeC, STFC Daresbury Laboratory

12:30 Lunch
   
13:30

II – Materials for vacuum, connections, joints and sealing

Dr. Richard Pilkington

The University of Salford

17:00

Close

19:00  Three-course dinner with a complimentary drink
   

Wednesday, 13 June

09:00

III – Vacuum gauges and RGAs

Dr. Ron Reid

12:30 Lunch
   
13:30

IV - Vacuum pump and valve operation and maintenance

Dr. Sunil Patel

ISIS, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

17:00

Close

18:30

Drinks reception and barbecue

Thursday, 14 June

09:00

V(a) – Cleaning, cleanliness and surface treatments

Dr. Keith Middleman

ASTeC, STFC Daresbury Laboratory

10:30

V(b) - Leak detection and how to fix vacuum leaks

Dr. Graham Rogers

Leybold Vacuum

   
12:30 Lunch
   
13:30

VI – Vacuum system design – practice project

Dr. Andrew Chew

Edwards Vacuum

17:00

Close

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline [Extended]:
    31 May 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    5 June 2018