Going Green  EcoDesign2005
4th International Symposium on
Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing
Integration of social system design, business strategies,
and technologies toward EcoDesign under the global manufacturing era
December 12-14, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan
organized by the Union of EcoDesigners, Japan, under the unified subtitle gGoing Greenh


Symposium Organizer
Symposium Organizer Union of EcoDesigners

The Japan Society for Precision Engineering (EcoDesign 2005 organizer) 

In Cooperation with IEEE CS TCEE, USA
CARE Electronics, Europe
Supported by Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Land Infrastracture and Transport
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Sponsored by Japan Environmental Management Association For Industry LCA Forum
Kajima Corporation
Shimizu Corporation
Seiko Epson
Toyota Motor
Japan Tabacco
Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association
Fuji Xerox
Matushita Electric Industrial
Mitsubishi Erectric


Symposium Organization



Symposium Chair R. YAMAMOTO (The Univ. of Tokyo)
Organizing Committee Co-Chairs Y. FURUKAWA (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology)
H. KOSHIBU (EcoDesign Promotion Network)
P. EAGAN (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
H.G. GRIESE (Fraunhofer IZM, Germany)
Committee K. AJIKI (Techno Circuit)
T. ARAI (The Univ. of Tokyo)
K. IWAMOTO (Shimizu)
K. UEDA (The Univ. of Tokyo)
K. UENO (Mitsubishi Erectric)
S. UENO (Misawa Homes Inst. of R&D)
T. UCHIYAMADA (Toyota Motor)
Y. UMEDA (Osaka Univ.)
H. OTSURU (Matushita Electric Industrial)
T. KAMIMURA (Meijo Univ.)
M. KAMON (Kyoto Univ.)
T. KIMURA (Kyoto Inst. of Technology)
T. KOGA (Fujitsu)
K. GOTO (Meidensha)
H. SAKAI (The Univ. of Tokyo)
M. SHINOHARA (Japan Tobacco)
T. SUGA (The Univ. of Tokyo)
O. TAKAI (Nagoya Univ.)
S. TAKATA (Waseda Univ.
T. TAKEMOTO (Osaka Univ.)
S. TANAKA (Japan Radio)
T. TANI (Ricoh)
R. TERAO (Terao)
H. TOMITA (Sony)
Y. NAKAGAWA (Hitachi)
S. NAGASAWA (Waseda Univ.)
N. HASHIZUME (Seiko Epson)
T. HACHIYA (Toshiba)
H. HAYASHI (The Univ. of Tokyo)
M. HIRANO (Hitachi)
M. HIRUTA (Mitsubishi Electric)
J. FUIMOTO (The Univ. of Tokyo)
K. FURUTA (Canon)
F. MASUDA (Open House)
K. MIYAZAKI (Chiba Univ.)
S. MURAKI (Tokyo Gas)
Y. MORIGUCHI (National Inst. for Environmental Studies)
A. YASUMOTO (Japan Techno-Economics Society)
J. YAMAGUCHI (Fuji Photo Film)
H. YAMAMOTO (Fujitsu Interconnect Technologies)
K. YOKOYAMA (Green Recycle Promotion)
N. YONEMURA (Fuji Xerox)
International Advisory Board David W. Bergman, IPC, USA
Han Brezet, Delft Univ. of Tech., The Netherlands
Carol A. Handwerker, NIST, USA
Charuek Hengrasmee, Electrical and Electronics Inst., Thailand
Klaus Hieronymi, Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Germany
Bill Hoffman, Motorola Inc., USA 
Bernd Kopacek, SAT G.m.b.H, Austria
Johan Liu, Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden
Joachim Lohse, Ökoinstitut e.V., Germany
Tim McAloone, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark
U. C. Pandey, Ministry of Information Tech. of India, India
Robert C. Pfahl, NEMI-National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative, USA
Ab Stevels. Technical Univ. of Delft, The Netherlands
Mario Tobias BITKOM, Germany
Pitipong Veerakamolmal, IBM Corp., USA
Walter Worth, SEMATECH Tech. Transfer, USA


Technical Committee

Technical Committee Chair Y. UMEDA (Osaka Univ.)
Program Committee Chair K. AOYAMA (The Univ. of Tokyo)
Committee N. ARAI (Teijin)
Y. ITO (Fuji Xerox)
M. UEKI (Canon)
T. UEMATSU (Chiba Univ.)
H.H. UCHIDA (Tokai Univ.)
S. OWADA (Waseda Univ.)
M. KAWARADA (Fujitsu)
H. KITAHARA (Total System Inst.)
N. KIMATA (Tottori Univ. of Environmental Studies)
K. KOGA (Fujitsu)
K. KOSHIBU (EcoDesign Promotion Network)
H. KOBAYASHI (Toshiba)
Y. KONDO (Waseda Univ.)
T. SATOH (Ricoh)
N. SHIBAIKE (Matushita Electric Industrial)
T. SUGA (The Univ. of Tokyo)
T. SEIKE (The Univ. of Tokyo)
R. TERAO (Terao)
S. NAGASAWA (Waseda Univ.)
H. HAYASHI (The Univ. of Tokyo)
J. FUIMOTO (The Unive. of Tokyo)
T. YASHIRO (The Univ. of Tokyo)
Y. YONEDA (Fujitu Laboratories)
International Technical Committee Bert Bras, Georgia Inst. of Tech., USA
Martin Charter, The Center for Sustainable Design, UK
Tim Grant, Royal Melbourne Inst. of Technology, Australia
Kun Mo Lee, Ajou Univ., Korea
Conrad Luttropp, KTH Royal Inst. of Technology, Sweden
Jutta Mueller, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
Kay L. Nimmo, Soldertec At Tin Technology, UK
Kazuhiro Saitou, Univ. of Michigan, USA
Rolf Steinhilper, Univ. of Bayreuth, Germany
Tom Swarr, United Technologies, USA
Tetsuo Tomiyama, Delft Univ. of Technology, The Netherland
Wolfgang Wimmer, Inst. for Eng. Design, Austria


Member of Union of EcoDesigners

Regular member society IEEE CS EEC Japan Committee
EcoDesign Promotion Network
Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging
The Japan Society of Applied Physics
Japan Techno-Economics Society
The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan
The Visualization Society of Japan
Society of Environmental Science, Japan
Sustainable Management Forum of Japan
The Japan Research and Development Center for Metals
Kochi EcoDesign Council
Japan Society of Color Material
The Japan Society for Precision Engineering
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
The Japan Institute of Energy
The Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
The Japan Institute of Metals
Architectural Institute of Japan
The Japan Federation of Engineering Society
The Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity
Japanese Society for the Science of Design
The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan
Japanese Society of Tribologists
Society of Japanese Value Engineering
The Japanese Society for Quality Control
The Japan Flulid Power System Society
Japan Welding Society
Associate member society the Design Society Japan Section
Osaka Industrial Design Institute Osaka Prefectural Government
Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Center for Environmental Information Science
Clean Japan Center
The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan
Shikoku Environmental Business Council
The Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers
Manufacturing Science and Technology Center
Science Forum on Generation and Formation
The Carbon Society of Japan
The Electrochemical Society of Japan
Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Nippon Environment Club
Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association
Japan Vending Machine Manufacturers Association
Japan Society for Design Engineering
The Ceramic Society of Japan
The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association
The Japan Society for Composite Materials
Japan Society on Water Environment
The Japan Society of Polymer Processing
The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research
The Society of Powder Technology, Japan
Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy
Supporting member society The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan
The Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association
The Society of Inorganic Materials, Japan


Interrelated to
Inverse Manufacturing Forum
The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
Japan Society of Energy and Resources
Engineering Advancement Association of Japan
The Institute of Image Electronics Engineers of Japan
Japan Tappi
The Resources Processing Society of Japan
Kinki Chemical Society, Japan
The Japan Institute of Light Metals
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineeres
Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc.
The Japanese Geotechnical Society
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan
Catalysis Society of Japan
The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
The Institute of Electrostatics Japan
Japan Cement Association
The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan
Turbomachinery Society of Japan
The Technical Association of Refractories, Japan
Cryogenic Association of Japan
The Institute of Electrical Installation Engineers of Japan
Japan Electric Power Civil Engineering Association (JEPOC)
The Magnetics Society of Japan
The Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Operations research Society of Japan
The Chemical Society of Japan
Gas Turbine Society of Japan
The Imaging Society of Japan
Japan Environment Association
Japan Machinery Federation
The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science
Japan Sewage Works Association
Japanese Association for Crystal Growth
Atomic Energy Society of Japan
Japan Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association
The Japanese Society of Microscopy
The Japan Society of High Pressure Science and Technology
Japan Institute of Navigation
Japanese Society for Engineerig Education
The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
The Japanese Council of Traffic Science
The Society of Rubber Industry
Japan Concrete Institute
The Society of Materials Science, Japan
Materials Science Society of Japan
The Japan Society of Industrial Machinery Manufacturers
Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science
Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.
Japan Society for Simulation Technology
Japanese Society of High Technology in Agriculture
The Vacuum Society of Japan
Japanese Neural Network Society
Reliability of Engineering Association of Japan
Japan Water Works Association
The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
The Adhesion Society of Japan
The Society of Plant Engineers Japan
The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
The Textil Machinery Society of Japan
Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers, the Kansai division
Institute of Noise Contril Engineering, Japan
Japan Solar Energy Society
The Geothermal Research Society of Japan
Japan Foundry Engineering Society
The City Planning Institute of Japan
Japan Coating Technology Association
Japan Ergonomics Society

Japanese Congnitive Science Society
The Japan Society of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis
Japan Farm Manufucturer's Association
The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection
Japan Plating Suppliers Association
Japan Printed Circuit Association
The Spectroscopical Society of Japan
Japan Association of Corrosion Control
The Japan Institution of Marine Engineering
Japan Oil Chemists' Society
Japan Society for Snow Engineering
Japan Thermal Spraying Society
The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
The Society of Rheology, Japan
The Robotics Society of Japan
Personal Computer Users' Application Technology Association
The Japan Society of Waste Management Experts
The Japanese Photochemistry Association
Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association
The Surface Finishing Society of Japan
Quality Engineering Society
Japan Society of Corrosion Engineering
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan
Japan Prestressed Concrete Engineering Association
The Japan Society for the Conservation of Cultual Property
The Laser Society of Japan


Symposium Secretariat

Further information and any inquiry please contact to:

EcoDesign 2005 Secretariat
NPO EcoDesign Promotion Network
Tel: +81-3-5841-1171
E-mail: secretariat@ecodenet.com