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The 50th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop

The 50th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop
“Welding Techniques for Magnesium Alloys”
Co-organizer:JSPS Core-to-Core Program “Enhancement of Academic Network on Advanced Mg Alloys in the Yellow Sea Rim Region for Competition with North America and Europe”

Time & Date: July 25, 2013, Thurs, 13:00 – 17:00
Place: Room 203, 2F, Faculty of Engineering Research Building, Kurokami South Campus, Kumamoto University
Fee: Free for Kyushu Magnesium Network members
(10,000 yen for non-members participating for the first time. Please apply for membership for repeat participation in workshops.)

For details: Kyushu Magnesium Network website


13:00 – 13:05
Opening Remarks: Prof. Shinobu SATONAKA/Kumamoto University

13:05 – 13:50
“Arc welding of magnesium alloys”
Dr. Toshiro UEZONO/Daihen (OTC) Corporation

13:50 – 14:35
“Spot welding of magnesium alloys”
Prof. Shinobu SATONAKA, Asso. Prof. Tomohiro IWAMOTO/Kumamoto University

14:35 – 15:00
Kyushu Magnesium Network Annual General Meeting

15:00 – 15:20

15:20 – 16:05
“Basics of FSW and FSW of magnesium alloys”
Prof. Hidetoshi FUJII/Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University

16:05 – 16:50
”Recent trends in welding R&D of Mg alloys in Korea”
Dr. Mok-Young Lee/Principal researcher, Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (RIST), Korea

16:50- 16:55
Closing Remarks: Asso. Prof. Jonghyun KIM/Kumamoto University

17:30 – 19:00
After-conference Party