6th Japanese/German Symposium
on@Bubble Columns
The Symposium presents an opportunity for promoting an exchange of information and ideas among specialists and experts in the field to consolidate recent advances in applications -- chemical, environmental, and energy-related technologies -- as well as fundamentals -- hydrodynamics, heat and mass transfer, modeling, CFD, etc. -- of bubble columns and solid-suspended bubble columns.

Technical Program
The Program will consist of:
(1) Keynote lectures and full oral presentations
(2) 5-minute oral presentations for posters, followed by poster displays
(3) One-day technical tour

Specialists will give lectures on the current status of the area of their expertise. Most contributions, except for lectures and full orals, will be presented at the poster sessions. Each poster display should be preceded by a 5-minute oral delivery at a separate session. The Symposium will start with a technical excursion-to Sumitomo Metals and Kao Corporation-on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

The official language of the Symposium will be English. Overhead projectors and multimedia projectors with PCs will be available for lectures and full orals, and overhead projectors only for 5-minute oral presentations. Posters will be displayed on a board (details will be announced in the Second Circular).

November 11: Early registration
November 12: Technical tour; Welcome party
November 13, 14: Full-day sessions