Abstract submission & Registration are now open! Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge (the longest span bridge in the world)

Organized by

Anodizing Research Society Surface Finishing Society of Japan

Anodizing Research Society (ARS) of the Surface Finishing Society of Japan (SFJ)

Sponsored by

The Murata Science Foundation

The Murata Science Foundation

International Society of Electrochemistry

International Society of Electrochemistry

公益財団法人 日立金属・材料科学財団
Hitachi Metals · Materials Science Foundation

First Circular (PDF)

 Abstract submission 



You are cordially invited to the 3rd International Symposium on Anodizing Science and Technology AST2019, which will be held in Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan from 2nd (Sun.) to 5th (Wed.) June 2019. The 1st and 2nd symposia were successfully held in Rusutsu (AST2008) and Sapporo (AST2014), Hokkaido, Japan. AST2019 will provide a good opportunity for scientists and engineers who are interested in the anodizing science and technology to present research results, to visit the beautiful island of Awaji, and to access the historic culture in Kansai area including Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe.

Important dates

June 1, 2018
Opening of abstract submission
August 1, 2018
Opening of registration and hotel reservation
December 15, 2018
Abstract submission due
January 31, 2019
Notification of abstract acceptance
February 28, 2019
Early registration due
June 2, 2019
Opening of on-site registration, Get together
June 3, 2019
Opening ceremony, Presentations, Welcome reception
June 4, 2019
Presentations, Banquet
June 5, 2019
Presentations, Closing remarks, Excursion