8th Tsukuba International Coating Symposium
December 12 (Wed) - 13 (Thu), 2018

Contact Invited Speakers Registration Scope


The 8th Tsukuba International Coating Symposium will be held in NIMS, TSUKUBA, Japan from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2018. This symposium, co-organized by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), has been held every two years, in order to discuss how coating research activities will contribute to science and technology, through the introduction of research topics currently investigated in Tsukuba, as well as presentations by world-leading researchers. In this symposium, the focus will be on the following issues.

[TICS8 Flyer:PDF 1.2MB]


Date: December 12-13, 2018

Venue: NIMS, Sengen Site, 1F Main conference room,
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan 305-0047


Oral and Poster sessions

Classification of Presentation

Invited Speakers


Registration fee is 5,000 Japanese yen.

A banquet will also be held on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. The banquet fee is 3,000 Japanese yen (tentative).

Please register by sending email with the following information (No.1~4) to TICS8 Office. This deadline is November 30, 2018.

tics8-office@ml.nims.go.jp (send e-mail)

Please pay the registration and banquet fees by cash at the registration desk at the conference site on the day of TICS 8.
We cannot accept payment by credit card.
We will provide you a receipt for reimbursement.

Call for Abstracts : Contributed Posters

We invite submission of abstracts for contributed poster presentations for the TICS8.
Abstract submission deadline is November, 1(Thu), 2018.


Program (Oral/Poster)

The Program will be announced soon.


Date: 13:10-14:40, December 12, 2018
Place: NIMS, Sengen Site, 1F Sub conference room
Poster panel Size: 120cm wide x 180cm high


National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS): General Co-chair:Makoto Watanabe,
Seiji Kuroda, Hideyuki Murakami, Masahiro Tosa, Hideki Kakisawa, Minoru Osada, Masahiro Kusano

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST):General Co-chair:Masato Suzuki,
Jun Akedo, Tetsuo Tsuchiya, Shingo Hirose, Kentaro Shinoda, Takako Nakamura, Junichi Nomoto


NIMS: Watanabe.makoto@nims.go.jp,
AIST: masato-suzuki@aist.go.jp