The 7th Jc-IFToMM International Symposium

(in conjunction with the 30th Jc-IFToMM Symposium on Theory of Machines and Mechanisms)

Date: June 22 (Sat) – 23 (Sun), 2024

Venue: Kitakyushu, Japan

AIM 3rd floor, room 314/315

The aim of this international symposium is to provide an excellent opportunity for researchers and engineers actively working in the IFToMM fields to engage in active discussions and to deepen their friendship. Organized by the Japanese Council of IFToMM (Jc-IFToMM) and held in conjunction with the 30th Jc-IFToMM Symposium on Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, this event will take place in the vibrant industrial city of Kitakyushu, nestled in the heart of western Japan. With its cultural diversity and dynamic atmosphere, Kitakyushu sets the stage for a two-day symposium brimming with insightful interactions and invaluable networking opportunities.

[Call for Paper in PDF]

What’s NEW

Program Details (last updated on June 13)

Overview of symposium schedule (last updated on June 13)

Registration has re-opened (on Jun 18)


  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Linkages and Mechanical Controls
  • Computational Kinematics
  • Multibody Dynamics
  • Gearing and Transmissions
  • Tribology
  • Vibrations
  • Rotordynamics
  • Micromachines
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Engines and Powertrains
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Transportation Machinery
  • Reliability
  • Securing Future Environment
  • History of mechanism and machine science
  • Education in mechanism and machine science
  • Other fields related to IFToMM


  • Open Access (under CC-BY license)
  • Copyright will be retained by the authors

The papers will be included in the symposium proceedings that will be distributed under CC-BY license on J-Stage, which is an online platform for academic publications. The copyright of the submitted papers will be kept by the authors.

Paper submission

Paper submission site (Microsoft CMT)

  • If you are new to Microsoft CMT, you first need to create your CMT account. (How-to)
  • To search for this symposium from Conference List, enter “Jc-IFToMM” in “type to filter…” field (How-to), or the above link directly takes you to this symposium’s page.

Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit original papers to the
symposium. The length of the paper is from 2 to 8 pages in the
designated format. The paper must be written in English.

“License to Publish” form must be signed and submitted with the manuscript.

Young Investigator Fund Best Paper Award

Since 2005, Jc-IFToMM has been awarding young investigators to encourage the activity of young scientists in the field of mechanism and machine science. The awardees will be selected from the young researchers who present their research work at the symposium. The Award will be presented during the award ceremony held at the end of the symposium.

Eligibility for the award:

  • The candidate must be the first author of a submitted paper.
  • The candidate must make a presentation at the symposium.
  • The candidate must be 35 years old or younger on the first day of the symposium.

To be considered for the award, individuals must register as candidates during the paper submission process. The papers of the eligible candidates will be reviewed by the award committee.

Important dates (deadline extended)

Deadline of submission1 April 2024 5 April 2024
Notification of acceptance*8 April 2024 15 17 April 2024
Symposium22 and 23 of June, 2024
(*) No peer review. The submitted papers will be checked by the program committee for consistency with the symposium topics.

Registration Fee

Registration has been closed at the end of May. If the capacity allows, it will re-open in Mid-June; however, late-registration charge may apply.
Registration has reopened (on 18 June).

Jc-IFToMM members10,000JPY
Jc-IFToMM supporting organizations
(Corporate members)
10,000JPY (up to 3-attendees)
Members of IFToMM MO15,000JPY
Online participation(*)
(*) Although in-person participation is highly recommended, online participation can be arranged upon request. Currently, no discount is planned for online participation.


Please register through this link (Peatix).

[Important notice]

  1. Registration will be closed in the end of May. Please register by 31st of May (in Japan Standard Time). If the capacity allows, registraion may re-open in Mid June. However, late-registration charge may be added. 
    Registration has reopened on 18th June.
  2. Since restaurants/cafeterias around the venue are quite limited, lunch boxes will be provided at the venue. If you wish to buy lunch boxes, please buy lunch box tickets by 17th June (23:00 in JST)It is not included in Symposium Registrations.If you need seperate receipts for “symposium registration” and “lunch boxes”, please buy them separately.
    Lunch-box tickets are sold out.


  • Executive Committee
    • Chair
      • Masaharu Komori, Kyoto University
    • Vice-chairs
      • Atsushi Konno, Hokkaido University
      • Akio Yamamoto, University of Tokyo
      • Gentiane Venture, University of Tokyo
    • Secretaries
      • Kenji Hashimoto, Waseda University
      • Yusuke Sugahara, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Local Arrangement Committee
    • Chair
      • Eiichiro Tanaka, Waseda University
  • Publicity Chair
    • Atsushi Konno, Hokkaido University
  • Web Site Chair
    • Daisuke Matsuura, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • International Relations Chair
    • Gentiane Venture, University of Tokyo
  • Registration Chair
    • Kenji Hashimoto, Waseda University
  • Program Chair
    • Akio Yamamoto, University of Tokyo
  • Award Co-Chairs
    • Atsushi Konno, Hokkaido University
    • Yusuke Sugahara, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Co-organized by

City of Kitakyushu
Kitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association