Program

Technical program

  1. [11th July 2016]: Tentative Technical Program is now available below.
  2. [19th July 2016]: Modified Tentative Technical Program is updated.
  3. [20th July 2016]: Chair persons have been added.
  4. [22nd July 2016]: Ver. 4 is uploaded.
  5. [27th July 2016]: The final version of technical program and venues of conference & social events are uploaded.

Technical Program

Conference & social events venues


Free wireless LAN service

The World Wide Education Roaming for Research & Education (eduroam) is available in the conference site (the conference hall of Hokkaido University).

If you are not a user of eduroam, you can receive the guest ID which is valid for the duration of the conference at our information desk.


Social Events

(1) US-Japan2016 Welcome Reception

Time:  July 31 (Sun) 17:00-19:00
Place:  2nd floor (Aspen B), Sapporo Aspen Hotel
Address:  Kita 8-jo Nishi 4-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo
TEL 011-700-2111
http://www.aspen-hotel.co.jp/
* Ticket necessary, and the registration (with tickets) is possible.


(2) US-Japan2016 Banquet

Time:  August 1 (Mon) 18:00-20:00
Place:  Faculty House Trillium (Enreisou), located along the main street at the center of the Sapporo Campus (Kita 11 Nishi 8),
Address:  Kita 11-jo Nishi 8-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo
TEL 011-726-7601
* Ticket necessary.


(3) US-Japan2016 Farwell party

(jointly held with JSASS (Aeronautical & Space Science) as Welcome reception for 58th Structure Conference)

Time:  August 2 (Tue) 18:00-20:00
Place:  Faculty House Trillium (Enreisou), located along the main street at the center of the Sapporo Campus (Kita 11 Nishi 8),
Address:  Kita 11-jo Nishi 8-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo
TEL 011-726-7601
* Free of charge.


Pre-conference tour for US participants

Participants from US will have an option of joining a pre-conference technical tour to “Structures and Advanced Composite Research Unit (SACRU)” of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  JAXA is a national aerospace research & development institute in Japan.   SACRU conducts various research and development programs regarding advanced aerospace composite structures including high-temperature polymer composite, low-cost composite manufacturing techniques, and nanocarbon materials.
Following links provide examples of research topics.
http://www.aero.jaxa.jp/eng/research/basic/composite/
http://www.aero.jaxa.jp/eng/research/basic/structure/

SACRU is in the Chofu Aerospace Center Aerodrome Branch, which is located in western suburb of Tokyo. See the following maps.
http://global.jaxa.jp/about/centers/
http://global.jaxa.jp/about/centers/cac/files/traffic_e.pdf

In the tour, participants will have an opportunity to observe research facilities in SACRU.  The tour will be held on July 28 or 29. Detailed schedule is to be decided. On the pre-conference tour to SACRU, JAXA in Tokyo, please contact Dr. Yoshimura (JAXA), yoshimura.akinori(at)jaxa.jp.