International Symposium on Micro/Nano Aspects of Biomaterials,
The Satellite Symposium of the 3rd International Symposium on Surface and Interface of Biomaterials (SIB2011) and The 5th Annual Meeting of the Nano Biomedical Society

We cordially invite you to the Kyoto satellite symposium after the SIB2011. The theme of the symposium is the micro/nano aspects of biomaterials. We will do our best to make your stay comfortable and memorable. Satellite symposium is also set in Kyoto on July 19 after main symposium in Sapporo on July 12-15 and the following three day holidays on July 16-18 in Japan. The city of Kyoto has inherited a super history of tradition and culture established over countless generations of Japan. It is also constantly creating new forms of culture and industry with its progressive and revolutionary spirit.

Venue: Kyoto TERRSA (East Building 2nd Floor, Seminar Room No. 3) (floormap)

Date : July 19, 2011 (Tue)

Snap photographs of Symposium

Symposium Program (pdf:201KB)

Snap photographs of SIB2011


The optional tour to Shimadzu Corp (Nishinokyo-Kuwabara-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8511, Japan)

The next day, July 20 (Wednesday) has been determined in collaboration with Shimadzu Corporation with optional free tour.

As a special project will be conducted free tour of Shimadzu Corp. in Kyoto city. A half-day scheduled for the morning of July 20. Please join if you are interested in this tour. You can apply to join this free tour on July 19. Free transportation from the local meeting place. Could get more knowledgeable of advanced new equipments for your participation in this free tour. Welcome!


Application Form and Abstract Submission (closed)

Note: One author can submit no more than two abstracts. Pre-registration (closed) is necessary to be included in the program.

Abstacts: SIB 2011 photo copy is not accepted. If your abstract title is different will be acceptance.

Selected full-length papers will be published in the offical journal "Nano Biomedicine" after the blind peer reviewing process.
Nano Biomedicine:

Kyoto TERRSA venue 10 minutes from JR-Shinkansen Kyoto Station and walk straight to the south. Japan Railway (JR), JR-Shinkansen, Kintetsu Kyoto Station and Kyoto Subway is a together station in the Kyoto city. You can also use a station on the subway or Kintetsu. There are so many hotels in Kyoto because it is a tourist city in the world. There are many hotels around the Kyoto Station. Sapporo also can be booked at about 5,000 yen per night. There are many tourist places in Kyoto city, of course, also go by express train to Kintetsu Nara and Asuka region useful. You can experience the interesting history even older if you go to areas south of Kyoto. The Kansai area including Osaka and Nagoya are many companies related to nanomaterials. You can also visit these companies are interested.

Kansai area around Osaka has three major airports. Kansai International Airport, Itami Airport, and Kobe Airport. These airport and fly to Sapporo is about 2 hours. The air tickets are extremely cheap you can always get a lot of travel agents in Sapporo. Departure from Kansai International Airport is convenient and smooth. Kansai International Airport is directly linked to many cities in Asia. There will be a memorable good trip rather than returning directly from Sapporo.

Also, you can go to Kyoto by super train (JR) from Hakodate or Toyako. New express train from Aomori to Hakodate are comfortable. This course goes through the longest under-sea tunnel in the world. From Aomori to Tokyo by Shinkansen train is approximately 3 hours. Tohoku Shinkansen to Aomori, which new opened last month. From Tokyo to Kyoto on the Tokaido Shinkansen is about two hours. Tokaido Shinkansen train will leave at intervals of 5 to 15 minutes. There is a very smooth transfer of all trains. You can admire the view of Japan. On the other hand, differs from course at the local transit Niigata, Sapporo to Osaka between express sleeper has a luxurious private rooms and shower.

In the case of SIB2011 registrant, 5,000 JPY;
for others, 10,000 JPY

Prof. Kenzo ASAOKA (Tokushima University)
Dr. Koichi IMAI (Osaka Dental University)

Resistration of the attendee only for the satellite symposium, please use this form and send to "Kinki Nippon Tourist Hokkaido Co., Ltd."

Chairman of SIB2011
Prof. Fumio WATARI
Biomedical, Dental Materials and Engineering,
Department of Oral Health Science, Graduate
School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University
North 9, West 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0809, JAPAN
Phone & Fax: +81-11-706-4251