26rd Meeting of the Japan OLED Forum
Call for papers

June 21 (Thursday) and 22 (Friday), 2018
Venue: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Tokyo)

*Important documents such as the call for papers (pdf version), abstract template, Award Support Fund guide, corporate exhibition guide, etc., can be found here.

program timeline program details

1. Aim of the Meeting:
Through the gathering of specialists in the field of OLED science and technology for thorough discussion and debate, the 26th Meeting of the Japan OLED Forum aims to advance the further development of the science, applied research, and practical use of OLEDs.

This Meeting aims to

  • build a common base for OLED-related science and technology while at the same time educating talented researchers and engineers through presentation and discussion of recent research and developments regarding OLEDs,
  • create a common venue for industrial and academic cooperation through nationwide participation,
  • and encourage the research development and business development of OLED displays and lighting by inspiring and guiding its participants toward realizing the future of OLEDs.

With these aims in mind, presentations and in-depth discussions will be held regarding the fundamental research of OLEDs and the development of high-value OLED products. Please actively participate in and contribute to this Meeting.

2. Sponsor: Japan OLED Forum
Co-sponsor: SID Japanese branch

3. Date and time:

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018, 10:00 - 20:00
    (10:00 - 10:30 Registration open, 11:00 - 17:40 Discussion, 18:00~20:00 Networking event)
  • Friday, June 22, 2018, 9:00 - 16:00
    (9:00 - 9:30 Registration open, 9:30 - 16:00 Discussion)
*The time of the program may change. please confirm when the program is opened to the public.

4. Venue:
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan / Tel: +81-3-3570-9151(main) th floor, Ensemble Hall
〒930-0084 Toyama City, Otemachi 6-14, TEL.076-493-1313

5. Program organization

[Special lecture]
Trends of patent applications in the field of OLED Equipment / Mr. Yoshimi Nakayama, Appraisal Part 1 Application Optics, Japan Patent Office

[Award Presentations]
  1. Japan OLED Forum Special Outstanding Achievement Award
    “Contribution to industrialization and worldwide dissemination of OLED display”
    Dr. Kwan Hee Lee (Vice President) Samsung Display Co., Ltd.)
  2. Japan OLED Forum Outstanding Achievement Award
    “Fundamental study for high reliability of OLED”
    Prof. Hideyuki Murata (JAIST)
  3. Japan OLED Forum Outstanding Achievement Award
    “Productization of printing OLED display”
    JOLED Inc. Mr.Kazuhiro Noda, Department Manager, Advanced Technology Development Division)

[General presentations]
1. General oral presentations (presentation: 15 min; questions and answers: 5 min)
2. Short oral presentations (presentation 5 min without question time)
However, the above-mentioned times may change based on the number of applications.
*In both cases, poster discussion is held as a venue for speakers and participants to discuss after the completion of the presentations.
*Other networking events are also being planned.

6. Technical fields
Various OLED-related technologies and applications
1. Materials science, 2. Devices, 3. Simulations, 4. Displays, 5. Process technology, 6. Reliability, 7. Evaluation technology, 8. Applications, etc.

7. Registration
1. Participants (speakers and audience members) must be regular members or student members of the Forum. Non-members are requested to follow the member registration procedures.
2. Registration: here
3. The registration deadline is Thursday, June 16.
The registration fee for participating in the Meeting is ¥3,000 for regular members (non-taxable) and free for student members. There is an additional ¥2,000 (non-taxable) fee to participate in the networking event, regardless of the member type.

8. Submission outline for general presentations
8.1 Submission requirements: Contributors must be regular members or student members of the Forum.
8.2 Submission deadline:Monday, April 16, 2018
8.3 Contribution site: here
8.4 Abstracts
Please submit an abstract of two pages (A4 size), including diagrams, in PDF format.
If the abstract is selected, it will be offset printed in black and white as part of the book of abstracts.
For details, please see the abstract template. In principle, the abstracts and presentations should be in Japanese.
The abstracts will be published on the web in advance when the program is opened to the public (after Thursday, May 17).

8.5 Selection of abstracts
The Forum adopts a peer review system for selecting abstracts based on the following criteria. If the content of an abstract is not in accordance with the purpose of the Forum, it might not be selected.
1. Originality of the thesis is not required.
2. Abstract content shall be able to withstand discussion at the Forum and be reproducible.
3. Based on the review, abstracts will be selected as either general oral presentations or short oral presentations or rejected. Abstracts can be submitted with a preference for short oral presentations. Both the general and short oral presentations will be part of the poster discussion.

8.6 Outstanding Presentation Award
The Japan OLED Forum Outstanding Presentation Award is given to the member who displays excellence in the general presentations during the Meetings in autumn and spring. The award and a research scholarship (¥200,000) are presented to the best speaker under 35 years of age. Please see the Awards page for details.

8.7 Other
1. An automatic reply will be sent by email after registration is received. In the case that no reply is received after registration, please inquire at the contact address below.
2. Abstract acceptance and rejection notifications will be sent by email no later than Monday, October 17.
3. The total scheduled time for general oral presentations is 20 minutes per session (presentation: 15 min; questions and answers: 5 min) and for short oral presentations is 5 minutes (no question time). However, this schedule might change depending the number of submissions.
4. Speakers should also register for the Meeting in the same manner as non-speakers.

9. Handling of information
9.1 Handling of abstracts
1. The information described in the abstract is assumed to be open to the public when the books of abstracts are distributed.
2. The copyright to work appearing in the abstract will belong to both the Forum and the author.
3. The author bears responsibility for the content of the abstract and the presentation registration form.
4. Changes to abstracts after the submission deadline and withdrawal of presentations is not permitted.

9.2 Handling of information inside the meeting venue
1. Audio recording, video recording, and photography inside the meeting venue is strictly prohibited.
2. The contents of the presentations, question and answer sessions, and discussions are not recorded by the host and cannot be used as evidence in determining intellectual property rights. Participants are allowed to speak freely, and a lively discussion is expected.


Related documents
Call for papers
Abstract template   pdffile 
Award Support Fund (advertisement) guide   pdffile 
Award Support Fund (advertisement) application form   wordfile  
Corporate exhibition guide
Corporate exhibition application form    
*Forms to register as a member of the Japan OLED Forum can be found here.