The Committee of Battery Technology
The Electrochemical Society of Japan

Last update 2014/7/24



The 55th Battery Symposium in Japan

November 19 to 21, 2014, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan

General Information
The Battery Symposium in Japan is held every year under the auspices of the Committee of Battery Technology, the Electrochemical Society of Japan to promote international collaboration and cooperation and provide a forum for scientists and engineers to discuss fundamentals, innovations and applications in the field of batteries. The Battery Symposium in Japan also creates an opportunity to exchange new ideas and latest research results. The 55th Battery Symposium in Japan will be held in Kyoto, Japan. The symposium objective is to provide a forum for presentations and discussions on all aspects of batteries.

Meeting Dates and Venue
November 19 (Wed) to 21 (Fri), 2014
Kyoto International Conference Center (Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan)

The Committee of Battery Technology-The Electrochemical Society of Japan

The Chemical Society of Japan
Osaka Science & Technology Center
Kansai Branch of the ECSJ
The Committee of Capacitor Technology, ECSJ
Association of Fuel Cells, ECSJ
The SOFC Society of Japan
Fuel Cell Development Information Center
The Solid State Ionics Society of Japan
Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.

Main Subjects
1. Reactions and Materials of Batteries and Fuel Cells
2. Innovative Batteries
3. Rechargeable Batteries for Automotive Application / Large-scaled and Low-cost Rechargeable Batteries
4. Durability Improvement and Cost Reduction of Fuel Cells
5. International Session "The 18th International Symposium on Batteries, Fuel Cells and Capacitors"

Important dates
June 18, 2014: Deadline for short abstract submission
September 30, 2014: Deadline for extended abstract submission
October 15, 2014: Deadline for early bird registration
November 20, 2014: Banquet

*Online submission system - BSJ55 website

Registration Fee
(Including an Abstract Volume. Consumption tax included)

   Regular*  Student
 Early Bird Fees until September 10, 2013  14,000 JPY  5,000 JPY
 Regular Fees after September 10, 2013  17,000 JPY  7,000 JPY
 Abstract volume only  7,000 JPY 5,000 JPY
 Banquet (October 8 Evening) 9,000 JPY 

*For members of organizer and co-sponsors, registration fee is 10,000 JPY (until October 15, 2014) or 14,000 JPY (after October 15, 2014), and abstract volume only is 5,000 JPY. All participants, including authors of the symposium, are required to register via the website and pay the appropriate registration fees.

Call for papers

Oral presentation*
15min. Lecture + 4min. Discussion (normal presentation)
LCD projectors will be available for all your presentations (Bring your own PC)

Short abstract submission
The submitted short abstract will be reviewed by symposia organizers and acceptance of each short abstract will be notified in the middle of August, 2014
The author is required to provide the following information for the short abstract in the BSJ55 website:
- Title of paper
- Presenting author data: postal address, phone, fax and e-mail
- Corresponding author data: postal address, phone, fax and e-mail (if different from above)
- Symposium name you submit your paper to
- Short abstract of the paper (about 100-300 words)

The deadline for "Short Abstract Submission" is July 18th, 2014.
The submitted papers will be reviewed by symposia organizers and the authors of accepted abstracts will be notified.

Extended abstract submission
Your manuscript for abstract volume should be upload on the BSJ55 website in a PDF file.
The deadline for "Abstract Submission" is September 30th, 2014.
If a manuscript is not received by the deadline, the presentation will be cancelled. For your convenience, we strongly recommend you to use a properly formatted MS-Word template that you can download.
The detailed information on the proper format of the document is as follows:
Total number of pages: 1
Paper Size: A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
Margins: Top, bottom, and sides: 18 mm each
Title: Times New Roman 12pt, bold, centered
Author(s): Times New Roman 10pt, centered below the title (underline presenting author)
Affiliation(s): Times New Roman 10pt, italic, centered below the Author(s) including the postal address and E-mail address
Main text: Times New Roman 9pt, justified, single-spaced

*When submitting your abstract, please name the file (PDF format) with your submission number, which you will receive when you complete the paper submission. (e.g. If your submission number is 10001, then name the file as 10001.pdf)

For inquiries about the symposium

Symposium Chair
Yoshiharu UCHIMOTO
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University

Secretary General
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Yoshida-nihonmatsu-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501 JAPAN
FAX: +81-75-753-6850