Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Organized by

Anodizing Research Society Surface Finishing Society of Japan

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

First Circular (PDF)


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 6th (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 and registration
December 3, 2018
Opening of hotel reservation
December 15, 2018
Abstract submission due
January 31, 2019
Notification of abstract acceptance
February 28, 2019
Early registration due