Call for Papers

**Please note that the number of presentation per person will be limited to two presentations.
If you have more than two, additional registration fee will be charged.

Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission Tuesday, January 30, 2018  extended to Tuesday, February 13, 2018

extended to February 28, 2018

Notification of Acceptance Friday, March 2, 2018  extended to March 9, 2018
Deadline for Early Bird Registration
(Presenting Author’s Registration)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Deadline for Full Paper Submission Friday, June 1, 2018

Abstract Submission

Tuesday, January 30, 2018  extended to Tuesday, February 13, 2018  extended to February 28, 2018
Only accepted via online. Neither fax nor e-mail submission is acceptable.
Prepare a one-page abstract as an A4 sized Word and PDF file. It should contain the presentation title, names of authors, affiliation, e-mail address, and abstract text, and should be made using the following template.

Template of Abstract Word File

  • You are requested to choose the topic which is most applicable to your abstract from the list below.
    Conference topics
    1. Fundamental of EPM, MHD, theory & modeling
    2. Induction heating, plasma processing & related heat treatment
    3. Electromagnetic melting,
      • a. Cold crucible, VIM, VAR, ...
      • b. Particle removal / addition; stirring, braking, vibration,...
    4. EM shaping or forming, mixing, magnetic or EM levitation
    5. Liquid metal processing: steel, aluminium, titanium, copper, magnesium...
    6. Solidification, crystal growth under external fields, EM casting,...
    7. Advanced materials processing in static or alternating magnetic field
    8. Other processes under external fields, electrochemistry, magnetic, electric, electrostatic, microwaves,...
    9. Measuring techniques in liquid metal flows and nondestructive control/wireless energy transfer (by induction)
    10. Equipment for EPM, EM pumps, EM brakes, EM stirrers, power sources,...
    11. Low electrical conductivity liquid processing, oxides, glasses, electrolytes ...
    12. Recycling by EM / Magnetic processes
  • For poster session, number of presentation per person is limited to one presentation.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the program and abstract book, which will be distributed to the delegates at the symposium.

Submit Your Abstract

Abstract submission site has been closed.
For full paper submission, detail information will be announced later.

Full Paper Submission

Authors of accepted abstracts encouraged to submit full paper through the same system as used for abstract submission. Please prepare a 4-page (maximum) full paper in both MS-Word and PDF file and submit it via online by Friday, June 1, 2018.

Friday, June 1, 2018
Only accepted via online. Neither fax nor e-mail submission is acceptable.
Prepare your full paper within 4 pages, as an A4 sized Word and PDF file. Detailed instructions and templates will be available on this website at a later date.

Template of Full PaperWord File

  1. Login with the ID and Password when you submitted your abstract.
  2. Choose "Full Paper Submission" from the menu.
  3. Click "Submit the Full Paper" button.
  4. If you would like to revise paper information, please revise the items and click "Upload Full Paper".
  5. Please upload both Word and PDF file of your full paper.

**The copyrights for your manuscript shall be transferred to the Institute of Physics. Otherwise, your manuscript shall not be included in the proceedings.
However, the following rights are retained by the authors:

  1. All legal rights other than copyright, such as patent rights.
  2. Reuse in other works of all or portions of the abstract described above.
  3. Reproduction of the abstract described above for the author's personal use and/or for company use, provided that these copies are not offered for sale.

Submit your Full Paper to EPM2018

Full paper submission site has been closed.

[Optional: Paper Submission to ISIJ International]

There is an option to submit a manuscript to the ISIJ International.
If you submit both EPM2018 and ISIJ International, please be careful not to become duplicate submission.

For the detailed information, please check the URL below:
Instruction of Authors:

For any inquiries about abstract/paper submission, please contact:

Paper Submission Office of EPM2018
c/o JTB Communication Design, Inc.
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