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World Tribology Congress 2009
6 - 11, September, Kyoto

A great success
The World Tribology Congress 2009 was a great success.
Over 1400 people attended and nearly 850 papers were presented.
The Organizing Committee would like to express warmest thanks to all who contributed to the success of this Congress, and hope that the advances in tribology discussed in Kyoto will contribute to technical innovation and sustainable development of the world.

Important notice about opening events on Monday morning 7th September
If you wish to attend Opening Ceremony which starts at 11:10, please register before 10:30, otherwise you cannot enter into Main Hall for security reason.
The registration desk will open at 8:00 am.
8:40- 9:00 Opening Address
9:00- 9:50 Opening Lecture 1 by Mr Christopher Flavin
9:50-10:40 Opening Lecture 2 by Mr Masatami Takimoto
10:40-11:10 Break
11:10-11:45 Opening Ceremony

Action policy to deal with Influenza A (H1N1)
The current novel influenza A (H1N1) is still spreading further, especially in the Southern Hemisphere where winter season has come.

In order to suppress or mitigate the rapid spread of the infection during the congress, every participant is kindly requested to take preventive measures, i.e. wearing masks or whatever means deemed necessary. Further, we sincerely ask you for your kind cooperation and attention to the followings:
- Should you feel unwell, i.e. fever exceeding 38 degrees in C, consecutive coughing or sneezing, your participation to the conference is subject to refusal.
- Since disinfectant is duly provided at the Conference Hall, we would appreciate it very much if you would gargle and wash your hands.
- Where the conference room affords extra space, please be seated keeping a certain distance to other participants.

In addition, the foregoing matters are subject to change depending on any incident unforeseeable, so that you are kindly requested to check regularly with updated information on our HP.

Important dates

Call opens 5th September, 2008

Deadline for abstract submission 5th December, 2008
14th January, 2009

Acceptance notices issued Early January, 2009
Mid-February, 2009

Deadline for extended abstract submission 3rd April, 2009

Deadline for advance registration 31st May , 2009

Online registration closes 20th August, 2009