CNT Seminar - Real Solutions for Real Problems

Date & Time: April 15th
Venue: German Cultural Center 1F Hall, Tokyo
Fee: free (Reception Participation Fee: 3,000 Yen)
Language: English (with simultaneous interpretation into Japanese)

Carbon Nanotube experts from Fraunhofer IPA will discuss within this seminar all vital issues of CNT product development such as pricing, safety, process and quality.  

<PROGRAM>  *Entry free, with simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)
14:00-14:10 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Dr. Lorenz GRANRATH (Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan, Representative)
Dr. Evelyn OBELE (German Embassy, Science, Technology and Environment, Counsellor)

14:10-15:00 【Session 1: Invention & Properties】
- Keynote Speech -
“Carbon Nanotubes – Responsible Production, Applications and Safety for Success”
Prof. Morinobu ENDO (Shinshu University, Faculty of Engineering)

15:00-15:25 【Session 2: Applications & Markets】
“How to become successful with Carbon Nanotubes”
Mr. Ivica KOLARIC (Fraunhofer IPA, Process Engineering Functional Materials, Head of Department)

15:25-15:40 Break

15:40-16:40 【Session 3: Production & Quality】
“Metal Matrix Composites with CNTs – Processing, Challenges and Possibilities”
Mr. Christoph WOLF (Fraunhofer IPA, Process Engineering Functional Materials)

“High-Performance CNT/Sol-Gel Electrodes”
Mr. Harun ERISMIS (Fraunhofer IPA, Process Engineering Functional Materials)

16:40-17:30 【Session 4: Safety & Commercialization】
- Invited Speech -
„Personal Opinion on Safety Handling of CNT“
Prof. Bunshi FUGETSU (Hokkaido University, Creative Research Institution, Nano Industrialization Laboratory)

„Leagal Aspects of CNT Products“
Mr. Ivica KOLARIC (Fraunhofer IPA, Process Engineering Functional Materials, Head of Department)

17:30-18:00 Panel discussion

18:00 Closing

18.00-20.00 Reception (Participation Fee: 3,000 Yen)

Please fax or e-mail your registration form by April 7th. 2010!
fax: 03 3586 7187
*If the available seat (for 100 people) is fulled, we would close the registration before the registration deadline.