Materials Information Technology & Solution
MITS 2008 International Symposium on Materials Database
July 17-18, 2008 Tsukuba, Japan


Organization: Materials Database Station
http://mits.nims.go.jp/db_top_eng.htm

National Institute for Materials Science
http://www.nims.go.jp/eng/index.html
Symposium Chair: Dr. Yibin Xu, Senior Researcher
Materials Database Station
National Institute for Materials Science
Scope of the symposium: The objective of the symposium is to provide a forum for a wide variety of people related to materials databases, such as managers, developers, distributors, users and so on to meet and exchange valuable experiences and opinions about materials databases. The symposium concentrates on, but is not limited, to the following topics:

1. Outlook of materials database
2. Business model of materials database
3. Current materials database project
4. Cooperation on global materials databases network

Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Center, Epochal Tsukuba
http://www.epochal.or.jp/eng/index.html
Call for Papers: Deadline for Title Submission: 30 April 2008
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 31 May 2008
The Abstract Format (.doc file) can be downloaded from here.
Program:
Program of MITS 2008 [PDF]
Registration: Deadline of On-line Registration: 10 July 2008
Registration fee: Free
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