The ISCC’18 committee is pleased to accounce the first ketnote speaker: prof.dr. Vadim Banine. He is Director Defectivity Department at ASML. Since 1966 Vadim Banine works at ASML at the EUV-Lithography. The Physicist did a two year research on the Eindhoven University of Technology, where he also got his PhD. Also Vadim Banine is a part time professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He is co-autor of 45 European patents and more than 50 scientific publications.