SOFC-XIII

13th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Welcome to SOFC-XIII

13th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC-XIII) will be held in Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 6-11, 2013. This symposium will provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest developments on solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) and related topics.

You are welcomed to join the SOFC-XIII symposium and to have fruitful discussion on recent R&D achievements of SOFC in the beautiful tropical island.

CAUTION!!

*The executive comittee decides to canel all the presentations and exhibitions on Oct. 7 Monday due to the typhoon, DANAS. The final programs are available here: (oral&poster: updated at Dec. 16).


News

*1. Another strong ttyphoon (DANAS) is approaching to Okinawa. Therefore, Monday programs are canceled.
We'll post the updated information on this website. Please check this website

*2. Welcome reception and banquet will be held not at the conference venue but at Loisir Hotel Naha (12km from the conference venue).

*3. Place and opening hour of onsite registration desk:
Oct. 6: 15:00~19:00 at 3rd floor foyer, Loisir hotel Naha
Oct. 7: Canceled due to the typhoon
Oct. 8-11: 8:00~ at Theater, Okinawa Convention Center

Typhoon Information:
Weather forecast:Typhoon-DANAS, Hourly forecast (Naha)
Domestic flight status: ANA(flight no. ANAxxx or NHxxx), JAL(flight no. JALxxx or JLxxx), ANA twitter
*ANA:Flights from/to Okinawa Naha airport may be affected on October 7. Morning Flights from/to Okinawa Naha airport may be affected on October 8. (as of 0am, Oct. 7)
*JAL: Okinawa (Naha) airports may experience flight delay, cancellation, or diversions on Oct. 7.

Dec. 16, 2013: SOFC-XIII technical program (final version) and statistic data are uploaded.
Oct. 11, 2013: SOFC-XIII is closed successfully due to your kind cooperation. See you again in Glasgow in 2015!
Oct. 7, 2013: The technical program is updated at 9:30pm, Oct. 7 (Oral, Poster). Please check these hyperlinks
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Oct. 7, 2013: The revised schedule of conference bus is uploaded. Please check it.
Oct. 7, 2013: Operation of pubclic transportation in Okinawa will be stopped due to typhoon (Bus from 11:30am; Monorail from 1:00pm). Even a taxi might be not operated as well. Stay indoors for your safety this afternoon. Check the hourly weather forcast.
Oct. 7, 2013: Strong typhoon, DANAS, probably hits Okinawa this afternoon. It'll be very windy (max. wind speed 70m/s) from afternoon to night. For those who in Okinawa, please keep yourself safe (stay indoors) until the typhoon passes away.
Oct. 6, 2013: The executive comittee decides to canel all the presentations and exhibitions on Monday due to the typhoon, DANAS. The revised programs are available here (oral, poster).
Oct. 6, 2013: Schedule of conference buses will change and upload on this site.
Oct. 6, 2013: Due to the typhoon, company exhibition will start at lunch break on Tuesday. The company exhbitors can start to setup their booth in the morning (from 8am) on Tuesday.
Oct. 6, 2013: The typhoon, DANAS, becomes unexpectedly strong (<970hPa) and may hit Okinawa tomorrow afternoon. We'll inform you of the updated information on this website by 5pm.
Oct. 6, 2013: The satellite seminar and welcome reception will be held as scheduled.
Oct. 5, 2013: Another typhoon, DANAS, is also approaching Okinawa, which is expected to pass through Okinawa from Monday toTuesday. We suppose it may not affect the symposium much because it is not as strong as FITOW. We recommend you to fly to Okinawa on Oct.6.
Oct. 4. 2013: At this moment, executive committee thinks symposium will be held as planned
. Typhoon will hit Okinawa on Oct. 5. So we'd recommend you to fly to Okinawa on Oct. 6.
Oct. 4, 2013: Company exhibition will open in the evening poster session on Monday.
Oct. 3. 2013: At this moment, executive committee thinks symposium will be held as planned
. The symposium schedule is subject to change due to the typhoon.
Oct. 2. 2013: As of Oct. 2, the symposium will be held as planned
. Further information will be daily updated on this page. The symposium schedule is subject to change.
Oct. 1, 2013: Tropical Cyclone (FITOW) is approaching to Okinawa. In case it hits Okinawa, we may change the technical program and upload it to this website.
Sep. 24, 2013: Registration website was closed. If you'd like to attend the symposium, please register on site.
Sep. 17, 2013: Time schedule of conference bus is uploaded.
Sep. 12, 2013: Technical program is updated. Please confirm your presentation.

Sep. 11, 2013: Guides for welcome reception and banquet are uploaded (reception; banquet)
Sep. 11, 2013: Information of conference bus service is updated.
Aug. 23, 2013: Guidelines for presentations are uploaded.
Aug. 21, 2013: Technical program (tentative) is uploaded.
Aug. 20, 2013: Satellite seminar progmram (tentative) is uploaded.
Aug. 8, 2013: Final techinical program will be uploaded soon.
Aug. 7, 2013: Bloom Energy Japan is added to the invited speaker list of satellite seminar.
Aug. 7, 2013: Infomation of hotels and tours is uploaded.
Jul.4, 2013: Information about VISA is updated.
Jul. 3, 2013: Online registration is open.
May 23, 2013: [Notice to authors] Correct deadline for proceedings manuscripts is
"Jun. 17, 2013". Late submission will NOT be accepted due to strict schedule of peer-review process.
May 21, 2013: Proceedings submission is open!
May 18, 2013: Registration/Hotel reservation site will open soon.
May 3, 2013: Information of proceedings manuscript is updated.
Apr. 26, 2013: Abstracts acceptance notice is sent to authors.
Apr. 16, 2013: Abstract submission has been closed. We have received a record number, 462, of abstracts. Thank you for your contribution.
Apr. 1, 2013: Deadline of abstract submission is extended to April 15, 2013.
Apr. 1, 2013: Deadline of Dokiya symposium fund is extended to April 15, 2013.
Mar. 14, 2013: The invited speakers of satellite seminar are updated (Kyocera, MHI, CFCL).
Mar. 13, 2013: Satellite seminar will be held on the first day. The invited speakers (Kyocera, MHI) are uploaded.
Feb. 13, 2013: Application form for exhibition is uploaded.
Feb. 5, 2013: Information about Dokiya sympoisium fund and Visa is uploaded.
Feb. 1, 2013: Abstract submission is open!
Dec. 6, 2012: Exhibition information is uploaded.
Nov. 1, 2012: Registration information is uploaded.
Oct. 23, 2012: 2nd flyer is uploaded.
Sep. 10, 2012: SOFC-XIII Web site renewal opens.

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If you are interested in exhibition, please check here.