The Society of Rheology, Japan
3F, Bld. No6,
Kyoto Research Park
93 Chudoji-Awata,
Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
600-8815, JAPAN

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THE ANNUAL MEETING OF SRJ is held for 2 days in every May. About 20 posters and 15 talks are presented in addition to SRJ award lectures. The meeting in 2006 was held in Tokyo.

THE RHEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM (fall meeting), held for 3 days in every October or November, is the largest, regular meeting on rheology in Japan. The symposium attracts more than 250 participants, and presentations are given for more than 150 papers and a few special Lectures. The meeting in 2006 will be held in Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan in the period of Oct.4-6.

THE RHEOLOGY COURSE, held for 2 days in every November or December, is an introductory course in rheology for materials engineers. The course, covering rheology in general, is highly appreciated for educating newcomers in industries, and about 100 participants attend the course every year.

THE COURSE FOR FOOD RHEOLOGY, held for 2 days in every December for a limited number of participants (30 at the maximum), is a comprehensive course for foods and natural products. The course, offering several lectures combined with actual rheological measurements on site, is highly appreciated for improving the use of rheological measurements as a tool in food industry.

THE COURSE FOR SUSPENSIONS, held for 1 day in every June, is a comprehensive course for suspensions/emulsions. The course is highly appreciated for improving the use of rheological measurements as a tool in industries related to paints, cosmetics, flow designing, etc.

THE RHEOLOGY WORKSHOP, held occasionally according to requests from the SRJ members, is an introductory workshop for a specific subject like computer-aided engineering.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES have been occasionally organized by SRJ. The meetings include the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Kyoto Symposia on Rheology (1884, 1988, 1996, and 2002) and the 1st Pacific Conference on Rheology (PCR). The 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology (PRCR; previously RCR) will be organized by SRJ in 2010.