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IDS2016, The 20th International Drying Symposium was successfully held in Gifu, Japan during August 7 – August 10, 2016. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone for cooperating with us to hold the symposium.

What's New

>> Special Event near venue on Aug 6.
>> Gifu Traveling Tour Guide.
Jul. 10, 2016
Fully booked : Excursion A (Ukai) on Aug 8
Fully booked: Banquet on Aug 9
Jul. 4, 2016
Online registration closed.
Jun. 27, 2016
Scientific Program is availabe
Jun. 23, 2016
Floor Map is available.
Jun. 14, 2016
Time Table is availabe
Jun. 14, 2016
General information and Presentation instruction are available.
Apr. 28, 2016
Final notification for manuscript acceptance is postponed to May10.
Early bird registration deadline is extended to May 20.
Apr. 8, 2016
Online registration is available.
(Presenting author is required to complete registration by May 10.)
Mar. 17, 2016
Entry for special session for industry is available until April 20.
Mar. 17, 2016
Accepted Abstract List is available.
Mar. 10, 2016
Submission deadline extended to March 25.
Jan. 8, 2016
Notification for acceptance.
Manuscripts Submission is available
Dec 18, 2015
Abstract submission for oral and poster session has been closed.
(Submission for special session for industry is available until March 10、2016)
Dec.15, 2015
Abstract submission for special session for industry is available.
Nov. 30, 2015
Abstract submission deadline extended to December 15
Sept. 1, 2015
Abstract submission is available.
June 29, 2015
Website opend.

The 20th International Drying Symposium will take place from 7th August to the 10th August 2016 at the Nagaragawa (Nagara River) Convention Centre in Gifu city, Japan. The objectives of the 20th IDS, is to provide the most advanced and comprehensive global forum for disseminating useful information in drying sciences and technologies. Participants are invited to submit original research papers in their area of specialization but not limited to the listed topics. Oral and poster presentations will be arranged according to the preference of authors. Participants from company are warmly welcome to newly planned industry session (poster and short-presentation). An exposition of industrial equipment and technical tour are also planned during this meeting. Award program will be also a part of this important event for the world drying community. Selected papers will be published in major technical journal.

>> download call for paper (English)    >> download call for paper (Japanese)



Nagaragawa (Nagara River) Convention Centre (http://www.g-ncc.jp/e-framepage.htm)


  • Fundamentals, modeling and simulation
  • Physical properties and product quality
  • Industrial processes and equipment
  • Measurement and process control
  • Energy and environmental issues
  • Osmotic dehydration and drying
  • Drying of gases and liquids
  • Drying and dewatering of powdered solids
  • Drying in biomass energy applications
  • Drying of foods and agricultural materials
  • Drying and dewatering of biological and pharmaceutical materials
  • Drying of chemicals and polymers
  • Drying and dewatering of wood, pulp and paper, forest products
  • Novel drying and dewatering technologies, R&D opportunities

Important Dates to Note

December 15, 2015 Deadline for abstract submission (closed)
January 10, 2016 Notification of abstract acceptance
March 25, 2016 Deadline for submission of manuscripts (extended)
May 10, 2016 Final notification of manuscript acceptance (postponed)
May 20, 2016 Deadline for "early bird" registration (extended)
June 30, 2016 Final deadline for registration

The organizers invite you warmly to participate to this memorial 20th international event. We hope that you will have a wonderful IDS 2016 Conference in Gifu and we are looking forward to meeting you in the beautiful river side city of Gifu, during 7-10 August, 2016. Those who are participating in IDS2016 are advised to reserve their flight ticket to Japan as soon as possible because Japanese peoples traveling to foreign countries for their summer vacation are concentrated in the period.


Yoshinori ITAYA
Chairman IDS 2016
Environmental and Renewable Energy Systems Division
Graduate School of Engineering
Gifu University, Gifu 501-1193 Japan
E-mail: secretariat@ids2016.org

IDS2016 Desk

Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.
Event&Convention Branch, Nagoya.
E-mail: ids2016@or.knt.co.jp