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Toray Advanced Materials Symposium 2011

Activity by Yoshio Matsuda   |   added on Aug 08, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Toray Industries, Inc. Supported by The Chemical Society of Japan, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, Council of Dean of 53 National Engineering Schools of Japan, Institute of National Colleges of T

Seminars aimed for the purpose described in the section 4. given by four world class scientists including two Nobel Prize laureates in chemistry; Prof.R.H.Grubbs, Prof.H.W.Kroto, Prof.Takuzo Aida and Prof.Shinya Yamanaka.

Title of Activities and Events

 Toray Advanced Materials Symposium 2011



 14th Sept. 2011, from 10AM to 5PM (planned)


Venue &Place

 Tokyo International Forum Hall A (5-1 Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)







Welcome Message

Akihiro Nikkaku, President CEO&COO, Toray Industries, Inc.


Keynote Speech

Chiaki Tanaka, Executive Vice President CTO, Toray Industries, Inc.


Special Lecture 1

Shinya Yamanaka, Director , Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University


Lunch Break


Special Lecture 2

Takuzo Aida, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engnering, the University of Tokyo


Special Lecture 3

Robert H. Grubbs, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Victor and Elizabeth, Atkins, Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology,


Special Lecture 4

Sir Harold W. Kroto, Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry, The Florida State University.


Holding simultaneously

Toray Advanced Materials Exhibition 2011

Schedule : 14th & 15th Sept. 2011

Place : Tokyo International Forum Exhibition Hall


Participants Web Site

http://東レ先端材料シンポ.jp/ (9th June scheduled)



 The seminars will be charge-free.

Topic: seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists
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