The 46th Textile Research Symposium will be held on this coming September 3 (Mon) – 5 (Wed), 2018 at Teijin Academy Fuji in Susono city. This annual symposium started in 1972 as a domestic meeting for the purpose of promoting textile research and communication between scientists and/or technologists. Today it has become an international conference on textile research covering a wide range of fields from fiber science to apparel engineering. Participants are distinguished textile researchers; usually between 60 and 100 people from all over the world, and about 30 to 40 papers (oral and poster) are presented.

Teijin Academy Fuji (656, Shimowada, Susono City, Shizuoka, 410-1105, Japan)

Transportation to Teijin Academy Fuji
From JR MISHIMA station (JR Bullet train),
   30 min. by taxi from north gate of JR MISHIMA station or
   45 min. by bus from south gate of JR MISHIMA station to TEIJIN ACADEMY FUJI MAE bound for SUYAM or YUENCHI-GURINPA.
From JR SUSONO station (JR GOTENBA Line),
   15 min. by taxi or
   20 min. by bus to TEIJIN ACADEMY FUJI MAE bound for SUYAM or YUENCHI-GURINPA.

Schedule (tentative)September 3(Mon) - 5(Wed)

September 3 (Mon)Registration, Lunch, Technical session, Welcome party
September 4 (Tue)Technical session, Poster session, Beer party
September 5 (Wed)Technical session, Lunch

Program (PDF Timetable)


1:Fiber Science and Engineering7:Apparel Science and Production Technology
2:Manufacturing Technology of Yarn and Fabric8:Designs
3:Dyeing and Finishing9:Environment and Sustainability
4:Nano Fibers and Smart Textiles10:Fabric Handle and Sense Evaluation
5:Composite and Industrial Textiles11:Fiber and Robotics
6:Designs and Quality of Textiles  


Language: English
The size of poster is A1. Please prepare your posters within the size.

Registration Fee

Overseas participant; 25,000 Japanese Yen. Student; 10,000 Japanese Yen. The registration fee includes an abstract book, welcome party, conference dinner, optional tour, and coffee break, however lunch are not included. Please pay the registration fee at the front desk of the symposium on September 3 by Japanese Yen in cash. We cannot accept any credit cards, sorry.

Teijin Academy Fuji. 20,000 J.Yen / 2 nights / person (rate for sharing a twin room for two, including three meals), and 26,000 J.Yen / 2 nights / person for the single use of the twin room, including three meals.


At the foot of Mt. Fuji, one hour from Tokyo and 3.0 hours from the Osaka/Kyoto area by bullet train. The nearest station is JR Mishima Station.

Deadline for Abstract Submission : April 20, 2018 May 10, 2018

Please submit the title and abstract (within 200 words) through the home page (
Acceptance of your submission will be notified until May 31, 2018.

Extended Abstract

The extended abstract (within 1 page, A4 size) for both oral and poster presentation should be prepared in PDF file and sent to by July 20, 2018.
The format is shown or downloaded --> ( ext_abstract2.docx )
The abstract will be printed in color.

Deadline for registration

Please apply to attend the symposium until July 31, 2018. WEB resistration --> Japanese   English

Organizing Committee

The Textile Machinery Society of Japan(TMSJ)
Osaka Science and Technology Center Bldg.
1-8-4, Utsubohommachi, Nishi-ku Osaka-shi,
Osaka, 550-0004, Japan

ChairProf. Mari Inoue(Kobe Univ.)
MemberssDr. Hiroyuki Kanai(Shinshu Univ.)
 Prof. Tetsuya Sato(Kyoto Inst. Tech.)
 Prof. Sachiko Sukigara(Kyoto Inst. Tech.)
 Prof. Shuichi Tanoue(Fukui Univ.)
 Prof. Hidekazu Yasunaga(Kyoto Inst. Tech.)
 Dr. Yoshihiro Yamashita(Osaka Seikei Coll.)
 Prof. Hiroko Yokura(Shiga Univ.)
AdviserDr. Mitsuo Matsudaira(Kato Tech Co.)