Keynote speech

We are pleased to invite 7 keynote speakers.

Hwong-Wen MA
(National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Final Sink and Clean Cycle
Mario Grosso
(Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy)
Waste prevention and re-use: experiences, environmental assessment and challenges
(Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan)
Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050
~Challenge for Resource Recycling Management~
Vera Susanne ROTTER
(Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
ProSUM – prospective material flow management in a circular economy
Ulrich KRAL
( Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Sinks and its relevance for modern waste management systems
Shinichiro NAKAMURA
(Waseda University, Japan)
Tracking the fate of Cr and Ni in steel over life cycles of multiple
products: measuring circularity with quality of recycling considered
Leo Simon MORF
( Baudirektion des Kantons Zürich, Switzerland)
Thermorecycling in Waste to Energy plants as a key process to effectively clean cycles and reduce final sink capacity

Call for Abstract

The abstract must be submitted as a PDF file. The entire abstract should be 2 pages, written in English. It is allowed to include figures and tables. The deadline for the abstract submission was extended by August 25, 2017. The template for the abstract can be downloaded below.

[ Template for the abstract ]

Registration Fee

Register on or before August 31th September 22nd, 2017 to get early registration rates.

until 22nd Sep. 2017
after 23rd Sep. 2017
Speaker or Poster presenter48,000 JPY60,000 JPY
Non-presenter57,600 JPY72,000 JPY
(both presenter and non-presenter)
36,000 JPY36,000 JPY
Student excluding conference dinner27,600 JPY27,600 JPY
Less-developed countries (LDC)36,000 JPY36,000 JPY

The registration fee includes conference documentation, conference kit, welcome party (24th Oct.), conference dinner (25th Oct.), lunches and coffee breaks (25-26th Oct.).

You can choose 1) Credit card payment, or 2) Bank transfer, as payment method.

Regarding Bank transfer, please complete your payment within 1 week after registration procedure.
Early Registration fee will be applied on the basis of the date when payment has been completed.
All bank charges must be paid by the customer.

[Account Bank] MIZUHO BANK, LTD.
[Bank Swift Code] MHCBJPJT
[Account Number] 587-1294676
[Account Name] 4th Final Sinks
[Account Address] Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan, Environment Preservation Research Center, Kyoto University

For Japanese participants<日本人参加者の方へ>
銀行名:みずほ銀行 出町支店
口座名義:4th Final Sinks  (カナ表記: ダイヨンカイフアイナルシンクス)