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International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding

13th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding
Kyoto, Japan on 26 - 28 May 2020

This 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 29 May 2020.

Key dates
22 July 2019  Call for papers 
20 November 2019  Abstracts submission deadline
13 January 2020  Authors informed of decision
20 January 2020  Registration opens
17 April 2020   Submission of paper and copyright form
26-28 May 2020   International Symposium
29 May 2020  Industrial visit

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