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Abstract preview service

Start: March 6, 2015
Deadline: March 20, 2015


Exhibition, LAN service, Coffee service, Cloakroom

Important Date




Title & Abstract Submission

wordSeries Presentation

wordPress Releases

Mixing session

Satellite Program

Start: 14:00 December 1, 2014
Deadline: 14:00 January15, 2015

Please keep that deadline.

Ceramographic Award of the Ceramic Society of Japan

Deadline: January 15, 2015



Deadline: February 28, 2015


Pre-registration & Banquet

Start: 14:00 December 1, 2014
Deadline: 14:00 February 20, 2015


The payment deadline
fot Pre-registration

Deadline: 14:00 February 20, 2015


Proceeding issue date

March 6, 2015


Abstract preview service

Start: 10:00 March 6, 2015
Deadline: 24:00 March 20, 2015


December, 2014 Call for Papers ( CERAMICS JAPAN No. 12)
March, 2015 Final Program ( CERAMICS JAPAN No. 3)


The Annual Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan (CerSJ) will be held in theVenue: Okayama University (Tsushima Campus) from 18 to 20 on March 2015. We hope you will join us ! 

Participants : About 900〜1200 people
Presentation Style: Oral(15min.), Poster(60min.)
Number of Papers : About 850

Past abstract (After 1986) are available on J-STAGE (for free).

Abstract Submission


Please keep that deadline.

URL Closed.

Start: 14:00 December 1, 2014
Deadline: 14:00 January15, 2015



Notification of submission acceptance by E-mail.


Notification of presentation number by E-mail (February 2015)


Registration : "Pre-registration " or "On site-registration"
Pre-registration Deadline: 14:00 February 20, 2015


Please check the Presentation Style. Please come to the reception desk.


Guidelines for preparation and submission of manuscripts for extended abstracts


A. Submission methods

1. We accept only a PDF file (electronic file).

2. Please submit (upload) the pdf from the following URL.

3. The largest file size that can be uploaded is 3MB.

4. Submissions by e-mail as attached files will not be accepted.

5. If you fail to submit your manuscript before the deadline, your manuscript will not be published in the proceedings.

Please keep that deadline.

URL Closed.

Start: 14:00 December 1, 2014
Deadline: 14:00 January15, 2015


During the submission period, you can replace files by overwriting them using the same procedure ; please complete any replacement during the reception period. If problems arise with the uploaded files, you may be contacted by the Society or the printing company in charge of the proceedings.

B. Example of manuscript (Abstract) pdfPDF


C. Preparation of electronic files

1. File type

The manuscript should consist of one sheet; PDF file of the manuscript should be submitted.

2. Formating

Please use an A4 sheet (297 mm x 210 mm) for the manuscript. Please download and use the template file of following Word.

MS Word Template


1) A Microsoft Word template file for preprints is available at the meeting web site:

Please download and use the template file for preparation of preprints.
・A4 sheet with a portrait page setup with margins of 20 mm (left / right) and 25 mm (top / bottom).
・Font sizes are 12-point (Bold) for a presentation title, 9-point for an abstract, and 10-point for a main text.
・Color pictures/graphs are acceptable, although text should be black in color.
・Only single column format is acceptable.
・Presentation numbers and the copyright information will be added after acceptance by the meeting secretariat.


2) Preprints for each presentation in the special sessions should be within 2 pages (please confirm session organizers’ instruction). Preprints for the general sessions limited to 1 page for each presentation.


3) Only PDF file is acceptable. Please make a PDF file in accordance with instruction below.

・Each PDF files should be readable and printable using Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 and later.
・Each PDF file may not exceed 3 MB.
・Fonts used in the abstract should be embedded to avoid character garbling.
・Please do not add security features to the file.


4) Guideline for description.

・The preprints are constructed from presentation title, affiliation(s), name(s) of author(s), abstract,
(50 to 100 words) and main text.
・The presenting author should be indicated by underline.
・A blank line should be added after title, names of authors (affiliations), and abstract, respectively.
・The contact information(e-mail address or facsimile number) of the corresponding author should be inserted after the abstract. If the presenting author is a student, the supervisor’s information would be helpful.
・The abstract and the main text should be separated with a solid line.
・The recommended resolution of pictures and figures is 600 dpi.

・Please use SI units.


3. OS and application software for the preparation of PDF files

The use of Windows 2000/Me/XP or Mac OS 9.2 or higher versions is recommended. To produce PDF files, the use of Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or a higher version is recommended.


4. Font

Please use the fonts listed below; other fonts should not be used, since the characters may become garbled depending on the type and environment of the computer.

Arial, Arial-Bold, Arial-Italic, Arial-Bold Italic, Courier, Courier-Bold Oblique, Courier-Oblique, Helvetica, Helvetica-Bold, Helvetica-Bold Oblique, Helvetica-Oblique, Symbol, Times-Roman, Times, Times New Roman,
Times-Bold, Times-Bold Italic, Times-Italic, Zapf Dingbats


5. Resolution and size of photos and images

A resolution of 600 dpi for photos and images in the manuscript is recommended. Excessively high resolution results makes file size too large. Excessively low resolution results in deterioration of images. Please use monochrome(Black) for maintext.
Please use colors for graphs, etc.,.


6. Confirmation of prepared PDF file

Before submission, please confirm that the prepared PDF file has been reproduced as you intended, using PDF viewing software.


7. File type

Please submit a PDF file. (To Mac user, do not forget to add the extension ".pdf" to the file name)

Presentation Style

For oral presentations in all sessions, 15 minutes will be allotted for each paper.
LCD projector, a screen and a pointer are equipped in each room.

Instruction for Presentations   Oral Presentaion | Poster Presentation

Instructions for Oral Presentations

Please review the following carefully to ensure your readiness and avoid problems.


A. Presentation Time

General presentaion : Fifteen minutes total.(Presentation:10 min. / Discussion :4 min. / Extension:1 min.)

Invited/Guest presentation:Thirty minutes total. (Presentation:25 min. / Discussion :4 min. / Extension:1 min.)


B. Equipment and Materials

1.The Ceramic Society of Japan(CerSJ) will provide the following:
1-1. LCD
1-2. Connection cables (mini D-sub 15-pin terminal (male))
1-3. Monitor switch
1-4. AC power for PC (table outlet).


2.Presenters should prepare the following:
2-1. If you plan to use the LCD: A PC (with mini D-sub 15-pin video output terminal (female))
2-2. Connection adaptor if your PC is not equipped with a mini D-sub 15-pin terminal (female),

*Particularly if you use an ultrathin laptop computer or a Macintosh.


C. Flow of Preparation and Presentation

As a seat for the next speaker will be provided, please be sure to be seated there before your turn and be ready for your presentation. Please allow enough time for preparation.

1. “Start up PC and open presentation files” -->
2. “Connect cables (to PC) before presentation” -->
3. “Switch output mode to external video output” -->
4. ”Select your video output” -->
5. ”Give presentation” -->
6. “Disconnect cables from PC upon completion of the presentation”


D. Points to be checked, Notes

1. Please check how to change the your PC screen output mode to external video output in your PC operating manual. The procedure for Windows and Mac OS differs, and also it depends on your PC model and OS version.

2. Please check the screen resolution of your PC (XGA, SXGA, SXGA+, WXGA, etc). The LCD projectors used in the meeting can display up to XGA (1024 x 768 pixels). SXGA or higher resolution and WXGA for wide displays may not be displayed properly.


3. Please familiarize yourself with the operation of the presentation software (such as PowerPoint).


4. Please be aware that some types of PC (including some with a Macintosh) do not recognize the video output mode unless the LCD connection is made before the PC is started up.


5. There will be no audio connection. Please turn off all sound from the PC during preparation and presentation.


6. Please check that there is sufficient PC power and deactivate the power-saving function so that your PC will not shut down during your presentation.


7. The society will not provide PCs for presentations.


8. You are responsible for all operations, including connecting your PC to the monitor switch and selecting your video output.


9.No extension of your presentation time due to problems with your PC will be allowed. Please also bring USB fiash media sheets for your presentation in case you have problems with your PC.


10. The Ceramic Society of Japan(CerSJ) will not provide the preview room.
Please confirm the connection and projection for LCD with your PC in the spare time of the meeting place (morning, the lunch break, break time) .

Instructions for Poster Presentations

  1. Board size: 90 cm wide x 200 cm high
  2. Presentation Time:
    Presentation number
    Presentation Time
    Display & Removal time
    1PXX Mar.18 15:30-17:30
    (The core time for
    odd-numbered presentations is 15:30-16:30,
    even-numbered presentations is 16:30-17:30 )

    Display start time: 9:00 Mar. 18

    Removal limit time: 18:00 Mar.18

  3. Only the presentation number will be marked on the board. Please put your poster up in the designated place.
  4. Thumbtacks should be used. (Do not use magnets.) CerSJ will provide the thumbtacks.
  5. Removal time: CerSJ will dispose of all posters remaining after removal limit time indicated above table.


〈 Materials/Properties Sessions〉
01. Enginieering ceramics
02.Dielectric material
03.Electroconductive material
04.Magnetic material
05.Glass and photonic materials
08.Pottery,Porcelain enamel
09.Environment and energy related material
10.Energy reference material


〈Process Session〉
13.Liquid phase process
14.Vapor phase process
15.Process of powder

Gender equality

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[ Program ] March 18
Time Theme Author



Okayama University








YOSHIDA Masayuki
MicrotracBEL Corp.


Free discussion


[ Tutorial Fee ]
CerSJ member
CersSJ senior member
CerSJ student member
CerSJ corporate member employee Non-member
500 yen 5,000 yen 5,000 yen

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Mixing session

Presentation number



Userside 2015


Stereolithographic Additive Manufacturing of Ceramics Components

Osaka University

Prof. KIRIHARA Soshu


The potential of 3-dmentional printer

JMC Corporation

Prof. WATANABE Daichi


Market trend and future expectation for three-dimensional (3D) printing application

Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.

Prof. NANAMORI Yasuyuki /TSUJI Sakiko

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Elemental strategy

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Satellite Program

Date: March 18, 2015
No. Theme Time PDF


The 13th Workshop on Bulk Ceramics 10:00 〜 12:00 word


The 1st Workshop on the Structure Science and Novel Materials:
Crystal Structure, Oxide-ion Conduction & its Mechanism of Apatite-type Oxides: Present Status, Problems & Perspective
09:00 〜 12:00 word


The Second Meeting on Ceramics Materials and Technology Related to the Fields of Resources and Environment 09:00 〜 12:00 word


The Third Meeting on Control of Chemical Processing for Ceramic Materials 10:00 〜 12:00 word


The 2nd Meeting on Atomic Correlation Analysis of Ceramics by Synchrotron Radiation and Neutron Beams 10:00 〜 12:00 word


Science and Technology of Sintering 09:30 〜 12:00 word


The 5th Workshop on Material Science for Energy Conversion 10:00 〜 12:00 word


 The 6th Workshop on High Temperature Electroceramics 10:00 〜 12:00 word


Development of Hybrid Nano-materials and their Applications 10:00 〜 12:00 word


2nd Meeting on Electronic and Energy Ceramic Material Processing 10:00 〜 12:00 準備中

Pre-registration & Banquet


CerSJ member

CerSJ corporate member employee (auditor)

CersSJ senior member

CerSJ student member

CerSJ corporate member employee (Speaker)



10,000 yen

5,000 yen

25,000 yen

27,000 yen

On site-registration

12,000 yen

6,000 yen


How to Pre-registration

Step 1


URL Closed.

Deadline: 14:00 February 20, 2015

Step 2

Pay Fee

Please pay the registration fee with
the postal transfer(remittance form pdfExample) or the credit card.

Deadline: 14:00 February 20, 2015

Step 3

Get Proceedings

Please come to the reception desk. (March 18-20. )



Date: March 19 , 19:00 - 21:00
Fee: 8,000yen