Call for Special Issue of 4th ICFS to JMCWM

Dear Distinguished Participants for 4th ICFS 2017

We hope you returned home safe and now go back to your daily work.

I would like to say thank you again for your support and contribution to the 4th ICFS. Each of your presentation was unique and interesting. It was great that we were able to share ideas and exchange opinions on Clean Cycle & Final Sink. We are happy if you could get something out of it through discussions at the event.

As I announced at the Closing Ceremony on October 26, we plan to make a special issue of the conference in Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (JMCWM). The title of the special issue is “Clean Cycle & Final Sink”. Basically, we will accept original papers written based on the abstracts submitted to the 4th ICFS. But we also welcome manuscripts whose contents were not contained in abstract. We encourage submissions from those who have good new research findings of the topic.

The deadline of paper submission will be at the end of January 2018. JMCWM adopts online first system, and accepted papers with DOI numbers will sequentially appear on the Springer website. We aim to publish an official version of the special issue having bibliographic information (volume /issue/page number) sometime within the year 2019. For the details of the submission process, please refer to the attached files of “Call for Paper” and “Instruction for Authors”.

We look forward to your paper submissions.


Shinichi Sakai
Dr. & Professor, Kyoto University

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 ]