4th Asian Conference on Biomass Science

(Last update: September 12, 2016)

Utilization of biomass is getting more and more important, with various purposes including countermeasure to the climate change, realization of the sustainable society, activation of rural area, economic development of the country, improvement of living standards, raising electrification rate, and saving foreign currency, depending on the country. As an international conference to discuss biomass academically, the 4th Asian Conference on Biomass Science will be held in Penang, Malaysia, following three previous ones in Japan. The papers will be published in the special issue of J. Jpn. Inst. Energy after review. Students, researchers, and those who are interested in Asian countries are invited to join. For the selected excellent paper presented by student who is living outside Malaysia at the time of conference, support for the student's travel will be given.



General information

Schedule (Detail can be subject to change.)

Program will be uploaded to the homepage early November.

8:30 Registration desk opening
9:00 - 9:15 Opening
9:15 - 9:45 Keynote speech
9:45 - 10:45 Session OA
11:00 - 12:00 Session OB
12:00 - 13:00 Break/Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Poster session
14:10 - 15:10 Session OC
15:20 - 16:20 Session OD
16:30 - 17:30 Session OE
17:30 - 17:50 Award announcement and closing
18:00 - Reception

Detail of the call for presentation

  1. Presentation should be related to biomass utilization.
  2. Presentation: Oral (10 min presentation and 5 min discussion) or poster (To be decided by the organizing committee)
  3. No qualification is needed for application.
  4. Due date for for application of paper presentation: Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
    For application of presentation, send information through the following web page.
       http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/~hpthermo/acbs2016b/application.html (closed)
    The following information is needed.
    Presentation title/ Authors names and affiliation (Place * on corresponding author)/Abstract (200 words)/ Keywords/ Corresponding author's information (telephone number/ fax number/ e-mail address)
  5. Due date for extended abstract: Fri., Sep. 23, 2016
    Extended abstract in the form of pdf files should be submitted through the following web page.
    Detail of the paper prearation can be found at:
    Presentation number will be informed when program is ready (beginning of September).
  6. Best Student Presentation Award
    Best papers presented by student living in countries other than Malaysia, which were submitted by due date, will be awarded, and the travel fee of the students will be supported up to 100,000 JPY.
  7. Inquiry
    If you have troubles for accessing homepage, or if you have any question, please contact the following e-mail address.
       acbs2016b[at]ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Substitute [at] with @, please!!)


Committee members

Organizing Committee

Local Organizing Committee

Advisory Board