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The 58th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop

The 58th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop
“Evolution of Magnesium Alloys”

Time & Date: June 29, 2015, Mon.,13:00 – 19:00
Place: Magnesium Research Center, 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


13:30 – 13:40
Opening remarks

13:40 – 14:20
‘KUMADAI rapid-cooling Magnesium Alloy as an aircraft material’
Prof. Yoshihito KAWAMURA/MRC Director, National University Corporation, Kumamoto University

14:20 – 15:00
‘Resource strategy for yttrium
Mr. Kazuhiko YAMAMOTO/Director of Intellectual Property Division, SANTOKU Corporation

15:00 – 15:20

15:20 – 16:00
‘Development of next-generation bio-absorbable stent’
Dr. Makoto SASAKI/Principal researcher, Nihon Iryokiki Giken Co., Ltd.

16:00 – 16:40
‘Hydrogen production by hydrolysis of Mg’
Dr. Kunio MATSUZAKI/Supervisor and chief researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

16:40 – 17:20
‘Risks of dust explosion/fire caused by Mg alloy and disaster prevention measures’
Dr. Masaaki YASHIMA/Senior researcher, National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety

17:20 – 17:25
Closing remarks

17:30 – 19:00
After-conference Party