The Executive Council administers the affairs of IUVSTA and usually meets twice per year at an Executive Council Meeting (ECM) which is held in a country to which it has been invited by the local National Vacuum Society.
The meeting will be held at the top of Rogla mountain near a ski slope from 10th to 12th March 2017. It is situated at the north western part of Slovenia near to the second largest city Maribor.

The meeting will be followed by IUVSTA workshop on Response of biological materials to plasma treated medium from 12th to 16th March.