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International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

13th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding
3rd International Joint Symposium on Joining and Welding

Kyoto, Japan on 21 - 23 May 2024

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 This is a unique global forum that provides the opportunity for professionals from around the world to share and develop scientific and technical knowledge on Friction Stir Welding.

The event will be supported by the Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University. It will be held in Kyoto, once the capital of Japan. Kyoto is famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines, traditional wooden houses and includes 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The venue will be the Kyoto ICC, one of Japan’s premier conference centres.

The event will include three days of oral and poster presentations.

An industrial visit will been organised by our supporters on 24 May 2024.

Key dates
17 November 2023  Abstracts submission deadline
19 January 2024  Authors informed of decision
19 January 2024  Registration opens
19 April 2024  Submission of paper and copyright form
21-23 May 2024   International Symposium
24 May 2024  Industrial visit

Papers are expected to describe new developments in science, technology, applications, industrialisation, performance, quality, design or any other topic relevant to the advancement of FSW. This can also include progress at an incremental level as well as more spectacular advances

An abstract is required, which should be ~300 words long. It must show the full title of the paper, names, affiliations, email addresses and full mailing addresses of all the authors and the requested presentation mode (oral or poster). The official language of the Symposium will be English. The abstract must clearly present background, objectives, methodology and results on a sound basis (innovative case studies, research data, practical experiences, investigations, etc).

Authors will be expected to attend the event and present their papers themselves. The author who will present the paper at the Symposium should be clearly indicated. Each leading author may submit no more than three abstracts.

The deadline for abstract submission is 10 November 2023.

As well as the usual scrutiny for paper quality, the main criteria for acceptance will be

  • Clear evidence of progress in some aspect of friction stir welding.
  • Work of industrial or academic relevance.
  • Mostly unpublished work.

A decision about submissions will be fed back no later than 19 January 2024.

All papers and presentations must be written in English.

Accepted papers will be required by no later than 19 April 2024.

We are keen to invite suggestions on other ways of presenting and discussing research and developments which you may wish to suggest. Ideas should be discussed with the conference organiser Jonathan Martin.

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