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You are cordially invited to participate in and contribute to the "Tribochemistry Hakodate 2019"which will be held on September 12 (Thu.) - 14 (Sat.), 2019 in the Hotel Takubokutei, in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. It will be held as a satellite forum of ITC-Sendai.This is the 8th international forum on tribochemistry organized by the Tribochemistry Technical Committee, Japanese Society of Tribologists (JAST).This international forum on tribochemistry has been held as a satellite forum of ITCs and WTCs since 1995: 1) 1995 in Tokyo, Japan, 2) 2000 in Tsukuba, Japan, 3) 2005 in Nara, Japan, 4) 2009 in Kyoto, Japan, 5) 2011 in Hagi, Japan, 6) 2013 in Lyon, France, and 7) 2015 in Nikko, Japan.
This forum will also be held under the cooporation of the Research Association for Computer Application to Catalysis, Catalysis Society of Japan (CatSJ). It will offer invited and contributed presentations in oral and poster sessions. Those who present a paper are requested to submit an abstract by February 28, 2019 March 31, 2019 in online via the website (under construction). Participants are also encouraged to take part in the ITC-Sendai which will be held in Sendai after the satellite forum on September 16 (Mon.) - 21 (Sat.), 2019. You will enjoy the forum, the historical heritages and the nature of Hokkaido.

gThe Tribochemistry Awardh

In 2019, gThe Tribochemistry Awardh has been established for a scientist who made outstanding contributions to the science and technology in the fields of Tribochemistry by the Tribochemistry Technical Committee (Chair: Dr. Keiji Nakayama), the Japanese Society of Tribologists (JAST). The recipients of the award will gain the worldfs highest honor in the field of tribochemistry. The award is presented by a citation with a medal.

Three Award Recipients for 2019 have been selected and determined by the Selection Committee and then by the Award Committee, respectively, under the Tribochemistry Technical Committee, JAST. They are Dr. Stephen M. Hsu (Prof. of George Washington Univ., U.S.A.), Dr. Jean-Michel Martin (Emeritus Prof. of Ecole Central de Lyon, France), Dr. Hugh A. Spikes (Emeritus Prof. of Imperial College, U.K.).

The award is presented to the recipients in the Award Ceremony held in gTribochemistry Hakodate 2019h. The Award Lectures by them are also given there.

The details of the Award Recipients, the Award Ceremonies and the Award Lectures are described in the page of gTribochemistry Awardh.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Hakodate.

Best regards,

Keiji Nakayama
Chairs of the Executive and Organizing Committees

Commencement of Abstract Submission January 1, 2019
Deadline of Abstract Submission

February 28, 2019
March 31, 2019
Notification of Abstract Acceptance April 15, 2019
Comencement of Advance Registration April 15, 2019
Commencement of Hotel Reservation April 15, 2019
Deadline of Advance Registration June 30, 2019
Deadline of Registration August 30, 2019
Forum - Tribochemistry September 12 - 14, 2019

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