Program


The official language is English. Translation service is NOT available.

Keynote Speakers

Yasuyuki Ishida (Chubu Univ., Japan)

SELECTIVE THERMOCHEMOLYSIS-GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY OF NATURAL ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN THE PRESENCE OF VARIOUS ORGANIC ALKALI REAGENTS

Anthony Dufour (French National Centre for Scientific Research, France)

MULTI-TECHNIQUE CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOMASS PYROLYSIS

Tsunekichi Kuriyama (Showa Denko K.K., Japan)

WASTE PLASTIC CHEMICAL RECYCLING SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY

Elizabeth C. Minor (University of Minnesota Duluth, USA)

CHARACTERIZING MICROPLASTICS: INSIGHTS FROM LAKE SUPERIOR, EARTH’S LARGEST FRESHWATER LAKE BY AREA

Francesca Modugno (University of Pisa, Italy)

INVESTIGATING SYNTHETIC POLYMERS IN HERITAGE OBJECTS: THE ROLE OF INNOVATIVE METHODS BASED ON ANALYTICAL PYROLYSIS

Wolter Prins (Univ. of Ghent., Belgium)

CATALYTIC FAST PYROLYSIS OF BIOMASS: IS IT A WAY TO GO?

Shurong Wang (Zhejiang Univ., Chaina)

CHALLENGINGS IN THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH OF BIOMASS PYROLYSIS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF LIQUID FUELS

Curt Wentrup (The Univ. of Queensland, Australia)

ADVENTURES WITH FLASH VACUUM PYROLYSIS


Time Table and Floor Plans



Scientific Program


Note: All abstracts except keynote lectures will be supplied as only PDF files on a USB memory stick.

Guideline for Presentation

Oral/Keynote Presentation - general

  1. The official language is English.
  2. Each oral presenter has been allocated a 12 minutes presentation slot which is followed by 3 minutes for questions. Please show respect for your fellow presenters by finishing on time so we can keep the conference running on schedule.
  3. Each keynote presenter has been allocated a 25 minutes presentation slot which is followed by 5 minutes for questions. Please show respect for your fellow presenters by finishing on time so we can keep the conference running on schedule.
  4. As a general rule, please use personal laptop for your presentation. Only VGA connector is available to connect to the projector in the presentation room. Please bring an adaptor to connect your computer through VGA, particularly for Mac users.
  5. In cases other than above, we will prepare a laptop PC running on Microsoft Windows 10 Pro with Office Standard 2016 (including Powerpoint). Please bring your file in electronic form on a USB memory stick and upload it to the PC before your presentation session. The official policy is that the presentation file will be deleted right after your session and we do not store and release it to the audience.
  6. Please come to the presentation room 15 min before your session start for the preparation of your presentation.
  7. Laser pointer will be provided.

Poster Presentation - general

  1. The official language is English.
  2. Please prepare your poster in portrait format of size A0 (width 841 x height 1189 mm) and print out it by yourself.
  3. The location of your poster board will be noticed onsite.
  4. Tools for attachment will be provided.
  5. Please put up your poster between 9:00-15:00 on 4 June (Mon). It should be noted that the rooms for poster session will open at 9:00.
  6. The poster should be displayed throughout the Symposium (Monday to Friday)
  7. The presenter should make poster presentation during the designated session slot (for 1 hour) at your poster site. Please check the poster presentaion program for the detailed schedule.
  8. Please clear up your poster by 15:00 on 8 June (Friday). The remaining poster will be discarded.

Poster Presentation -Frontier Lab Young Scientist Award

  1. The presenter applied for the Frontier Lab Young Scientist Award should make short presentation in 3 min at the poster site when the coordinator come around during the poster session. The detail of the schedule will be announced soon.

Workshop/Seminar

The following workshop will be held in parallel during the poster session on
Wednesday afternoon (6 June) at the symposium hall of International Science Innovation Building.

"Efficient data analysis with OpenChrom and ChromIdent - Getting more out of your pyrolytic fingerprints"(60 min)

by Dr. Andreas Klingberg (Lablicate GmbH)


Social Events

During the conference the following social events will be held. The cost of every social event is included in the registration fee. Even if you do not join the events, there is no fefund.

1. Welcome reception

3 June (Sun), 17:00-19:00
After you register at the registration desk (in Clock Tower), you are welcome to join the welcome reseption at Caferestaurant Camphora (Near the main gate of Kyoto University, in front of Clock Tower).

2. Cocktail party with culture in Kyoto

5 June (Tue) 18:00-
After the poster session, the Japanese drum (Wadaiko) will be performed in the Main Hall (venue for oral sessions) for about a half hour. Then we move to the 2nd Floor (venue for poster session) for the cocktail party. You can enjoy
Japanese sake tasting especially those for Kyoto area with some hors d’oeuvers and Japanese dishes. To promote cultural exchange among the delegates, you are also welcome to bring local foods and drinks, including wine, in your area and country, which will be received and registered at the registration desk. (This is not an obligation).

3. Gala dinner

7 June (Thr) 18:00-
After the afternoon session, buses will leave the conference venue at 15:00 to visit Kinkakuji Temple and then move to Kyoto International Conference Center for dinner. After the welcome drink, the gala dinner starts in Banquet Hall Sakura with the traditional Maiko dance and Kagamibiraki ceremony. During the dinner, the place of Pyro2020 will be announced and the winners of the Frontier Lab Young Scientist Award will be awarded.

4. Optional tour

8 June (Friday) 14:00-16:00
After the farewell lunch, the Pyro2018 optional tour to SHIMADZU Corporation will be held only for the participants who registered by e-mail. A pyro2018 delegate who want to join the optional tour should apply to the e-mail address (kawamoto@energy.kyoto-u.ac.jp). Only limited number (30 persons) of the applications can be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Optional tour includes HPLC Assembly Factory, Medical Center Showroom, and Analytical Instrument Showroom. The participants learn about Japanese “Kanban Method” which is a lean and just-in-time manufacturing system. They can also look around various analytical instruments including medical image diagnostic apparatus, with a flat panel detector, used for digitalization of X-ray imaging, spectrometers, mass spectrometers, metal analyzers and so on.