INVITATION

The Carbon Society of Japan, cordially invites you to participate in CARBON2020. It is the first time in 12 years in Japan after CARBON2008 in Nagano. The purpose of this innovative and comprehensive forum is to introduce the latest research and development on carbon science as well as their applications.

THE FASCINATING CITY

Kyoto has a worldwide reputation of being a traditional, old-fashioned city and is a former capital of Japan. Many tourists come to Kyoto to enjoy the attractions, including numerous shrines and temples and traditional Japanese cuisine.
Kyoto is also a center of research and development known for many state-of-the-art technologies, such as semiconductors and electronic components.
In addition to the rich regional culture of Kyoto, you can experience Japan' s culture of “hospitality.”
Please come to the Japanese oldest city and talk newest stories on carbons.

SESSION TOPICS

Session 1:
Nanocarbon; Graphene, Nanotube, Fullerene
Session 2:
Electrochemistry and Applications
Session 3:
Adsorption, Reactivity and Catalysis
Session 4:
Physical Properties and Characterization
Session 5:
Carbonization and Graphitization
Session 6:
Environmental Applications
Session 7:
Biological and Medical Applications
Session 8:
Carbon Fibers and Composites
Session 9:
Cokes, Coals and Carbon Blacks

CARBON2020 HIGHLIGHTS 28th, June – 3rd, July

Technical Program:

  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations (Snacks & Sake will be served)

Social Program:

  • Welcome Reception (28th, June: @Miyako Messe)
  • Free Tourism (2nd, July : 1day free bus and subway ticket in Kyoto city, award ceremony and banquet at TOEI Kyoto Studio Park (EIGAMURA) http://www.toei-eigamura.com/en/

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Prof. Kenichiro ITAMI
Prof. Kenichiro ITAMI,
Nagoya University, JAPAN
Dr. Akira YOSHINO
Dr. Akira YOSHINO,
Honorary Fellow, Asahi Kasei Corporation, JAPAN
Winner of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”
Prof. Teresa J. BANDOSZ
Prof. Teresa J. BANDOSZ,
The City College of New York, U.S.A.
Prof. José RIVERA UTRILLA
Prof. José RIVERA UTRILLA,
University of Granada, Spain
Prof. Jin ZHANG
Prof. Jin ZHANG,
Peking University, P. R. China
Prof. Magdalena TITIRICI
Prof. Magdalena TITIRICI,
Imperial College, London, U.K.

AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS Japan Carbon Award for Eminent Contributor (innovative researcher)
Japan Carbon Award for Young Researchers
STUDENTS AWARDS Japan Carbon Award for Students; excellent posters

CONTACT INFORMATION

CARBON2020 Chair Prof. Takashi Kyotani
takashi.kyotani.c6(at)tohoku.ac.jp
CARBON2020 Co-Chair Prof. Jun-ichi Ozaki
jozaki(at)gunma-u.ac.jp
Secretary general Prof. Masahiro Toyoda
toyoda22(at)oita-u.ac.jp
Treasurer Dr. Yasushi Soneda
y.soneda(at)aist.go.jp
Secretariat carbon2020(at)bunken.co.jp

VENUE
Miyako Messe is one of the largest convention centers in Kyoto. It is located in the culturally rich Okazaki area. From Kyoto station, the conference venue takes 30 minutes by subway and walk.

TRANSPORTATION
The travel time from Kansai International Airport to the Kyoto station is approximately 90 minutes by Limousine bus or Kansai Airport Limited Express (Haruka). The journey from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) to Kyoto is three hours on the Shinkansen.

IMPORTANT DATES
Short abstract deadline ; 15th, January, 2020
Short abstract acceptance ; 29th, February, 2020
Extended abstract deadline ; 3rd, April, 2020
Early registration deadline ; 3rd, April, 2020