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International Advisory Board Local Organizing Committee 1st Circular

Prof. Bruce Dunn (University of California, Los Angeles, USA) Kazuki Nakanishi (Chair, Kyoto University)
Prof. Byeong-Soo Bae (KAIST, Korea) Hiromitsu Kozuka (Co-Chair, Kansai University)
Prof. Clément Sanchez (Collège de France, France)
Kazumi Kato (Co-Chair, AIST)
Prof. David Avnir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Kazuyuki Kuroda (Waseda University)
Prof. David Levy (ICMM-CSIC, Spain)
Teigo Sakakibara (Canon Inc.)
Prof. Dong-Pyo Kim (POSTECH, Korea)

Prof. Hui Yang (Zhejiang University, China)

Prof. Jeffrey C. Brinker (Sandia National Laboratories, USA) Contact Address
Dr. Jia Quanxi (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) Pre-registration
Prof. John Bartlett (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia)
Official Web Site URL: is now open!! XVIII International
Prof. Joël Moreau (ENSCM Montpellier, France)
http://kuchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp/solgel2015/ Sol-Gel Conference
Prof. Kazuyuki Kuroda (Waseda University, Japan)
(Sol-Gel 2015)
Prof. Massimo Guglielmi (University of Padova, Italy) Chair: Kazuki Nakanishi
Prof. Michel Aegerter (Editor in Chief, JSST, Switzerland) Department of Chemistry Mielparque Kyoto / Hotel Granvia Kyoto
Prof. Nicola Hüsing (University of Salzburg, Austria)
Graduate School of Science
Kyoto University Kyoto, JAPAN
Prof. Rui M. Almeida (Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)
Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8502,
Prof. Sidney J. L. Ribeiro (Institute of Chemistry-UNESP, Brazil)
JAPAN September 6-11, 2015
Tel&Fax: +81-75-753-2925
E-mail: solgel2015@kuchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp

The conference will be organized by the International
Sol-Gel Society (ISGS) and endorsed by the
Japanese Sol-Gel Society.

Make your plans to attend Sol-Gel 2015 invited lectures. and >400 poster presentations that illuminated • Films. keynote/invited lectures. dielectric. • Sol-gel materials for catalysis. colloids and fibers and Technology today. • Early registration: Meeting Format • 75 min from Kansai airport (KIX) by From January 2015 to May 2015 Airport Express “Haruka”. and sensors information updates. and exhibitions]. • Sol-gel materials for biological and medical applications http://kuchem. we had about 500 • Composites and nano-composites Accommodations from budget to luxury are delegates from 60 countries. • Sol-gel materials for electronic. It is the 18th meeting of • Self-assembly. coatings and membranes vivid and vibrant images of the Sol-Gel Science • Particles. • 55 min from Osaka international airport (ITM) The official language is English. processing with JR Kyoto station complex will be used.jp/solgel2015/ • Sol-gel materials for energy. In the last meeting in Madrid. including >20 • Nano.and macro-porous materials available within a walking distance from the invited and keynote. reception desk.kyoto-u. photoelectro- Visit our website and pre-register for chemical catalysis. Invitation Meeting Topics Venue and Accommodation The XVIII International Sol-Gel Conference • Sol-gel chemistry and fundamentals of sol-gel Two adjacent venues directly connecting (Sol-Gel 2015) will be held on September 6-11. self-organization and biomimetics (1) Mielparque Kyoto [parallel-oral and poster the biennial conference that gathers most sessions. • Organic-inorganic hybrids and supramolecular relevant. . Japan. magnetic and multiferroic Sol-Gel community with an up-to-date overview applications of the worldwide achievement of this exciting (1) Mielparque Kyoto (2) Hotel Granvia Kyoto research area. environmental and protection applications Important Dates • New characterization techniques for sol-gel materials • Abstract submission: (Access to KYOTO Station) • Industrialization of sol-gel processing From October 2014 to January 2015 • 140 min from JR Tokyo Station by Shinkansen (bullet train). >100 oral presentations. and banquet]. • Aerogels venues (announced later on website). Sol-Gel 2015 will provide the expanding ferroelectric. 2015 in Kyoto.ac. The conference will consist of keynote and • 90 min from Kansai airport by limousine bus. by limousine bus. innovative and cutting-edge advances (2) Hotel Granvia Kyoto [single session for materials in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. intensive promotions • Sol-gel materials for optic and photonic to interdisciplinary and academia-industry applications collaborations will be emphasized. Moreover. and oral/poster contributions.