Registration must be submitted to the IRG Secretariat no later than 15 April 2021 in order to avoid the late registration fee.
IRG52 will be held during October 31 to November 4, 2021 in Numazu City, Japan. The two previous IRG conference in Japan were IRG22 in 1991 in Kyoto, and IRG32 in 2001 in Nara, both of which were World Heritage cities.
Why is this meeting in Numazu?
The answer is Mt. Fuji, the highest peak in Japan (3776m), which symbolizes Japan, has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, named "Mt. Fuji-the faith mount and the source of art". Numazu city is blessed with natural beauty, including a breathtaking view of Mt. Fuji rising majestically over Suruga Bay. In addition, you can enjoy the Numazu fishing port, shops and restaurants, and the holy land of Anime.
Viewing highlights in the region around Numazu that you will visit include the Fuji Sengen shrine, the Fuji World Heritage Museum, Shiraito (thousands of streams) falls, the paved mountain road up towards Mt Fuji, and the Gotenba Restaurant and Brewery with all-you-can-eat & drink buffet.
The IRG52 Local Organizing Committee looks forward to welcoming you to IRG52 and further information will be provided as it becomes available.
The special sessions currently scheduled for IRG52 are on surface treatments and marine applications.
Poster papers and posters will be a part of the IRG52 meeting. Deadline for papers is August 1, 2021. The deadline for posters is September 15, 2021.
Information on registration will be provided in due course
Information on the Companions Program for IRG52 will be available on the IRG52 website when it becomes available.
Those who intend to present a paper or a poster at an IRG Scientific Conference are requested to prepare their papers and posters in accordance with the following templates:
A full scientific paper is intended for an oral presentation and will in the program have a time slot of 15 minutes + question time.
A communication paper can be less formal and not necessarily strictly follow the format of a scientific paper or scientific poster. A communication paper can be a few paragraphs of narratives of a subject matter including, but not limited to, literature reviews, new ideas/thoughts, observations, communications between different parties, cooperation, results, discussions, processes.
A communication paper is intended for either an oral presentation (15 min + questions) or for a short oral (3 min + 2-3 slides) + poster presentation in the poster session.
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