August 21-24, 2019, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
The A3 Metamaterials Forum is a metamaterial symposium with leading researchers in Asian countries. The forum is named after the original countries: Japan, Korea, and China. Topics of the forum include artificial materials and surfaces in electromagnetic, acoustic, and other systems from DC to optical frequencies and beyond.
Frontier Research in Applied Sciences Building
Akira Suzuki Hall (2nd floor)
School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-Ku, Sapporo,
Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan
Nanboku line Subway is convenient. Get off at Kita 12-jo Station. Through Kita 13-jo gate, you can enter Hokkaido University and you will get to the Faculty and Graduate School of Engineering in about 10 minutes. From Sapporo Station on foot, it will take approximately 20 minutes.
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There are many hotels in Sapporo area. Please book one via an available agent at your earliest convenience.
The forum was originally founded as an annual bilateral meeting between Korea and Japan in 2011, and was expanded to China and other Asian countries as the A3 Metamaterials Forum in 2017. The first A3META symposium was launched in Sendai, Japan, in 2016 under the leaderships of Jeong Weon Wu, Teruya Ishihara, and Lei Zhou. Successive symposiums have been successfully held in Shanghai, China in 2017 and Pohang, Korea in 2018.
The forum consists of invited talks delivered by top scientists selected by the steering committee and a poster session presented by students and other scientists. All presentations will be scheduled in a single session in order to maintain an intimate environment for discussions.
The size of the poster board is 86 cm wide and 176 cm height. Poster Sessions will be held in the seminar room 2 at the 2nd floor of Frontier Research in Applied Science Building, School of Engineering, Hokkaido University from 16:00 to 17:30 on Aug. 23 (Fri). Please provide us your PowerPoint file for the short presentation (1 minute) by the lunch time on Aug. 23 (Fri). Please set up your poster from 8:00 to 14:00 on Aug. 23. Your board will be indicated by the poster number.
Invited presentation: 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion. Presentations should be in English. The presentations will be held at the Lecture Hall at the 2nd floor of Frontier Research in Applied Science Building, School of Engineering, Hokkaido University. The conference room is equipped with a PC with Windows 10 English edition and PowerPoint 2010. You can bring your data with a USB flash memory. Please upload your data before your session starts. We are responsible for crushing all copies of any data after the session. If you use your own computer for the presentation, please make sure the connection with the projector before the session.
The 4th A3 Metamaterials Forum Steering Committee proudly announces that the 2019 A3 Metamaterials Forum Poster Prizes are presented to:
Tong Liu (Fudan University, China)
Metasurfaces with complex meta-atoms: Role of coupling between bright and dark modes
Inki Kim (POSTECH, Korea)
Cascade Domino Lithography for Single-digit Nanometer Scale Patterning
Xiao-Chen Sun (NIMS, Japan)
Topological Ring-Cavity Laser
Poster presentations with short introductory oral presentations by students and scientists are solicited in the forum.
Please send a 1-page abstract (with title, authors, author affiliations, corresponding author's e-mail) no later than
July 28, 2019 (Closed)
to Osamu Matsuda. Enrollment to the best poster competition should be done upon the web registration.
|Regular||Invited speakers, Speakers, and Audiences||20,000 JPY|
The registration fee includes drinks at coffee breaks but not lunches and dinners. Payment is acceptable only by PAYPAL. Registrations will be available by clicking the "Proceed to registration" button below.
All the participants are welcome to the reception party in the evening of August 21. Registration desk will open in the afternoon of the day at Hotel Mystays Sapporo Aspen.
Buffet style banquet is scheduled on campus on August 23 after the session. It costs 4,000 yen and should be paid in advance with registration fee.
For more information and assistance, please contact the A3 Metamaterials Forum 2019 Secretariat.