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The 53rd Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop

The 53rd Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop
“Novel Development of Magnesium ~ Efforts toward Practical Use ~”

Time & Date: May 26, 2014, Mon.,13:00 – 17:10
Place: 100th Anniversary Memorial Hall, 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 inquiries: Kyushu Magnesium Network, Phone:096-324-3721


13:00 – 13:30
Annual General Meeting

13:40 – 13:45
Opening Remarks

13:45 – 14:30
“WPM Mg R&D Project and POSCO’s Mg Business”
Mr. Park Jong Sik (朴鍾植)/POSCO, Korea

14:30 – 15:15
“Efforts toward Practical Use of KUMADAI Heart-Resistant Magnesium Alloy”
Ms. Minami Sasaki, Mr. Masashi Inoue/Fuji Light Metal Co., Ltd

15:15 – 15:35

15:35 – 16:20
“Hamamatsu Project for Ultralightweight Magnesium Wheelchair”
Mr. Toru Yamada/Hamamatsu Agency for Innovation, Mr. Yuji Hashimoto/Hashimoto Engineering Inc.

16:20 – 17:05
“Development of Magnesium Air Battery”
Mr. Masaaki Kubota, Ms. Ayano Itoh, Mr. Yoshinobu Taira, Mr. Akihiro Ono, Mr. Hidetoshi Abe/The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd.

17:05 – 17:10
Closing Remarks

17:30 – 18:50
After-conference Party