The conference program has been fixed. Please download the follwing pdf file, and please check the date and time of your presentation; Program (.pdf).

Official Program

    June 1st
      12:00 Open registration desk
      16:30 Opening Address
      16:40 - 17:50 Lectures
      18:00 - 19:30 Welcome mixer

    June 2nd
      09:00 - 17:00 Lectures
      17:30 - 20:30 Poster Session

    June 3rd
      09:00 - 17:40 Lectures
      18:00 - 18:20 Cultural Event
      18:30 - 20:30 Banquet

    June 4th
      09:00 - 16:40 Lectures
      16:45 Farewell

Optional Tour Tour Schedule (Please download)

We welcome the participants of IAP2008 to Kyoto tour. We'll visit several cultural heritages.

  • Date: June 5th
  • Fee: 3,000 yen (accompanying person; free)
  • Capacity: 100 persons
  • Application: June 1 at IAP2008 reception desk
*Please let us know your interest to join this tour.

Cultural Activities Detail (Please download)

    We'll have some fascinating cultural events during the conference, Noh Play, Tea Ceremony and so on.

Related Seminars

    Detailed information is here.

Following topics will be discussed in IAP2008. Please choose one or two topics when submitting an abstract.

  1. Fundamentals of interfaces and adsorption (Thermodynamics of micro-space, nucleation, surface tension, wetting, precipitation)

  2. Interfaces of natural substances (Clays and minerals, humic substances, oxides, charcoal, soils)

  3. Transport process, adsorption and reaction of pollutant at interface and pores (membrane, surface complexation, ion exchange, diffusion, filtration)

  4. Colloidal interaction and stability of colloidal dispersion (DLVO, non-DLVO, deposition, surfactant, polymer, electrolyte, metal ion)

  5. Direct analysis of surface forces (AFM, hydrophobic force, friction, lubrication, nano-bubble)

  6. Electrokinetics in environment (zeta potential, electro-osmosis, colloid facilitate transportation)

  7. Soft matter and rheology in environment (flocculation, sedimentation, floatation, non-Newtonian fluid, phase separation)

  8. Colloid and interface phenomena in civil and environmental engineering (soil remediation, water and waste water treatment)

  9. Microbiology and interface (organic soil aggregate, bio-film, bacteria adhesion, bio-remediation)

  10. Colloid and interface science relating to ecological and hydrological topic (forestry, soil erosion, water quality, estuaries

  11. Measurement and analytical techniques and practical applications of remediation in relation to colloid and interface

  12. Catalysis and environmental catalysis

  13. Nano-science and environment

  14. Environmentally friendly process and technology that is related to interface

  15. Etc.
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