Those who have interest in the symposium and wish to make a presentation should submit an abstract. (See the webpage of SUBMISSION/Abstract.) Your abstract should fit on one A4 page and be sent preferably as a PDF-file. The deadline of abstract (1 page) submission is 20 January 2018. Authors will be notified of its acceptance by 20 March 2018.
Those who wish to publish their proceedings are encouraged to submit them. (See the webpage of SUBMISSION/Proceedings.) The deadline for submission of the proceedings paper (2-4 pages) with a camera ready format is 20 May 2018. Peer review of submitted proceedings will be organized before the symposium. The proceedings will be included in a USB memory stick among the conference materials only after the receipt of one full registration fee per proceeding in due time.
The conference is recommending submitting your manuscript for publication in a regular issue of the academic journal. The Journal of Functionally Graded Materials (J. FGMs) have established in 2014 as electronic journal on Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic (J-STAGE). J. FGMs welcomes to submit your manuscript. The publication and the conference are treated independently. The publishing expenses is free, if you submit your manuscript presented at ISFGMs 2018 until 31 December 2018. See also the webpage of SUBMISSION/Journal of FGMs.
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