Keynote speech

We are pleased to invite 8 keynote speakers who introduce the excellent experiences of cleaner production and waste prevention.

Shinichi Sakai
(Kyoto University, Japan)
Material Flows, Stocks and Clean Cycles
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


Register on or before August 31th September 22nd, 2017 to get early registration rates. Registration page is [ Here ].

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.), farewell party (26th 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)

Social Program

<Welcome Party>
We would like to welcome you with special foods and drinks on October 24th at KRP, the conference venue. Please attend and enjoy this wonderful party.

DateTuesday, October 24, 2017
VenueBanquet Hall, Bldg. #4 in KRP
Dress CodeSmart Casual

<Conference dinner>
Conference dinner will be held in The SODOH on 25th October. The SODOH is located in Higashiyama area where various historical shrines are centralized. After fruitful discussions at the sessions, you can enjoy excellent dinners and special ceremony.

DateWednesday, October 25, 2017
VenueThe SODOH Higashiyama Kyoto
Dress CodeSmart Casual
TransportationRound-trip shuttle bus service is provided.


<Farewell Party>
After the closing ceremony, we plan to invite you to the Farewell party on October 26th, hoping to meet you again in the next 5th Final Sinks!

DateThursday, October 26, 2017
VenueAtrium, Bldg. #1 in KRP
Dress CodeSmart Casual