Outline of the 17th International Machine Tool Engineers’ Conference

1. Name: The 17th International Machine Tool Engineers’ Conference (IMEC)

2. Aim: IMEC is the international conference led by the industrialists. This conference aims at promoting level up of worldwide machine tool engineering by information exchange with participation of worldwide researchers, engineers, users and dealers related with machine tool.

3. Organizers: Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association, Tokyo Big Sight Inc.

4. Supporting Organizations
   euspen(European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology)
     KSMTE (Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers)

 The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 
 The Japan Society for Abrasive Technology, The Robotics Society of Japan,
 The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, 
 The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Japan Welding Society,
 The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, SME Tokyo Chapter, Machine Tool Engineering Foundation, 
 Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry, 
 Advanced Machining Technology & Development Association, Machine Tool & Related Products Committee*, 
 Japan Forming Machinery Association, The Japan Machinery Federation,
 Japan Machine Tool Importers’ Association, Japan Die&Mold Industry Association,
 The Japan Society for Die and Mould Technology, Japan Foundry Society, Inc.,
 The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies, Japan Auto Parts Industries Association,
 Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc., Japan Management Association,
 The Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association, The Japan Society Of Industrial Machinery Manufacturers,
 The Japan Bearing Industry Association, Japan Robot Association, The Japan Welding Engineering Society

 *Machine Tool & Related Products Committee
  Japan Machine Accessory Association, Japan Precision Machine Association,
  Japan Gear Manufacturers Association, Japan Fluid Power Association,
  Japan Grinding Wheel Association, Japan Cutting & Wear-resistant Tool Association,
  Industrial Diamond Association of Japan, Japan Precision Measuring Instruments Manufacturers Association,
  Japan Optical Measuring Instruments Manufacturers’ Association, Japan Testing Machinery Association

 5. Conference Secretariat: 
     Secretary of IMEC, Technical Department,
 Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association (JMTBA)
3-5-8, Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011, Japan
Tel: +81-3-3434-3961   Fax: +81-3-3434-3763
     E-Mail: IMEC17@jmtba.or.jp  URL:http://www.jmtba.or.jp/english/events/1543/

Ⅰ.Oral Sessionーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーー
  Oral session conducts productive discussions among participants, also mainly consists of the speech for the results of advanced research and development on machine tools in the world to aim at innovative advancement of the machine tool in the future.
  This time, Oral session is held under the theme “Exploring Emerging Technologies of Manufacturing Innovation”.

1. Date: November 20th (Sun.) – 21st (Mon.), 2016

2. Venue: Reception Hall A (Ground floor), Tokyo Big Sight

3. Main Theme: Exploring Emerging Technologies of Manufacturing Innovation

    Keynote Theme: World-leading New Technology for the Future
    Technical Theme 1: Key Technology for Smart Factory
    Technical Theme 2: Development and Applications of Advanced Composite Materials
    Technical Theme 3: New Machining Technologies for Manufacturing Process Innovation

4. Maximum Number of Participants: 300 (on a first come, first served basis.)

5. Official languages: English and Japanese (with simultaneous interpretation service)

6. Registration Fee: 10,000 Yen for One day, 20,000 Yen for Two days, per person (including tax)
   ”Proceedings” Fee is separately, 10,000 yen (including tax)

7. Oral session program  

*The timetable of “Awards ceremony for the Poster Session” was incorrect on the information, and it is now corrected.
(Incorrect) November 21st(Mon), 12:45~13:00 Awards ceremony for the Poster Session
  (Correct) November 20th(Sun), 12:30~12:45 Awards ceremony for the Poster Session

Main Theme:Exploring Emerging Technologies of Manufacturing Innovation

November 20th(Sun.) Day 1

●09:10 ~ 09:20 Opening Address
  Mr. Yoshimaro Hanaki, Chairperson of Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association
  Prof. Dr. Hidenori Shinno, Chairperson of Organizing Committee

Keynote Session “World-leading New Technology for the Future”

  Chairperson:Prof. Dr. Hidenori Shinno (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  Co-Chairperson:Mr. Tetsuro Shibukawa Chubu University)

●09:20 ~ 09:30 Chairperson’s Address
●09:30 ~ 10:20 Keynote Speech
         ”Forefront of Internal-combustion engine 
          Mr. Mitsuo Hitomi, Managing Executive Officer, Mazda Motor Corporation (Japan)
●10:20 ~ 10:40 Coffee Break
●10:40 ~ 11:30 Keynote Speech
         ”Innovative Technologies in Tokaido Shinkansen 
during 50 years(safety and evolution)”
          Dr. Masaki Seki, President, Futaba Railways Industries co.,Ltd. (Japan)
11:30 ~ 12:20 Keynote Speech
         ”Solar System enabled through 
Round Voyage Technology”
          Dr. Junichiro Kawaguchi, Professor, Senior Fellow,
          Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS),
          Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) (Japan)
●12:20 ~ 12:30 Q & A for Keynote session
●12:30 ~ 12:45  Awards ceremony for the Poster Session
●12:45 ~ 13:30 Lunch Break


Technical Session 1 “Key Technology for Smart Factory”

 Chairperson: Prof. Dr. Tojiro Aoyama (Keio University)
 Co-Chairperson:Ms. Masako Sudo (FANUC Ltd.)

●13:30 ~ 13:40 Chairperson’s Address
●13:40 ~ 14:30 Keynote Speech
         ”Networked Production ‒ Challenges and 
Potentials for Manufacturing”
                            Prof. Fritz Klocke, Fraunhofer IPT and WZL RWTH Aachen (Germany)
●14:30 ~ 15:15 Speech
         ”Platform for smart factory with IoT technology 
and activities with CNC and Robots”
                            Mr. Hiroshi Noda, FA Business Division Vice General Manager, Fanuc Corporation (Japan)
15:15 ~ 15:35 Cof ee Break
15:35 ~ 16:20 Speech
         ”Machine Tool 4.0″

          Dr. Makoto Fujishima, Senior Executive Officer,
                           Manufacturing/Development /Quality HQ, In charge of ElectricalCircuit/Control,
                           DMG MORI SEIKI Co.,Ltd. (Japan)

16:20 ~ 17:05 Speech
          ”Trends and Directions in the Internet of Things 
and Industrial Internet”
                           Mr. Sky Matthews, Watson IoT Division, IBM (U. S. A.)
17:05 ~ 17:15 Q & A for Technical Session 1


November 21st(Mon.) Day 2

Technical Session 2 “Development and Applications of Advanced Composite Materials”

 Chairperson:Prof. Dr. Mamoru Mitsuishi (The University of Tokyo)
 Co-Chairperson:Mr. Yasuhiko Suzuki (Yamazaki Mazak Corp.)

09:00 ~ 09:10 Chairperson’s Address
09:10 ~ 10:00 Keynote Speech
         “Innovation of Carbon Fiber Production 
Process and Application to Industrial Products”
                           Prof. Kazuro Kageyama, Department of Technology Management for Innovation,
                           School of Engineering, University of Tokyo (Japan)

10:00 ~ 10:45 Speech
                         ”The latest developments of the CFRP technology”

                           Prof. Yuji Kageyama, Graduate School of Engineering, Kanazawa Institute of Technology (Japan)
10:45 ~ 11:05 Coffee Break
11:05 ~ 11:50 Speech
                         ”The feature of the CFRTP「CABKOMA」and 
the application fields.”
                           Mr. Teruhiro Okuya, Director of R&D Dept., KOMATSU SEIREN Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
11:50 ~ 12:35  Speech
                         ”The automation technology of trimming and 
drilling processes for aircraft CFRP parts”
                          Mr. Haruhiko Kakimoto Manager, Metallic Section, Production Engineering Department,
                          ShinMaywa Industries, Ltd. Aircraft Division (Japan)

12:35 ~ 12:45  Q & A for Technical Session 2
12:45 ~ 13:45  Lunch Break


Technical Session 3 “New Machining Technologies for Manufacturing Process Innovation”

 Chairperson:Prof. Dr. Takashi Matsumura (Tokyo Denki University)
 Co-Chairperson: Mr. Yoshio Wakazono (JTEKT Corp.)

●13:45 ~ 13:55 Chairperson’s Address
●13:55 ~ 14:45 Keynote Speech
                            “The Application of a Technological 
Milling Simulation
                              to the Manufacturing of 
Titanium Aircraft Structural Parts”
                              Dr. Tobias Surmann, NC-Programming Division, Premium AEROTEC. (Germany)
●14:45 ~ 15:30  Speech
                           ”Blue Arc™ Technology and the Machine Tool 
Characteristics for Successful Implementation”
                             Mr. Michael Petracci, Ventures Licensing Division, GE (U. S. A.)
●15:30 ~ 15:50  Coff ee Break
●15:50 ~ 16:35  Speech
                           ”Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace”

                            Mr. Paolo Gennaro, Strategy and Product Leadership Division, GE Avio S.r.l (Italy)
●16:35 ~ 17:20  Speech
                           ”Gear cutting technology by universal machine 
tools that gear skiving function is added”
                             Mr. Hiroyuki Nakano, Offi ce Manager, Machining & Process Engineering Office,
                             Machine Tools & Mechatronics Engineering Dept., JTEKT Corporation (Japan)
●17:20 ~ 17:30  Q & A for Technical Session 3


II.Poster Sessionーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーーー

 Poster session conducts discussions and technical exchange among researchers and engineers of machine tools by widely announcing the results of advanced research and development on machine tool from universities, technical colleges, public laboratories by poster format. In this session, all visitors of JIMTOF have an opportunity to discuss directly with presenter of poster session. 
Briefing Assistants of each exhibitor shall provide explanations about research contents on 1 to 4 pm, November 19 and 20, 2016.




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