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Thank you for attending EcoDesign2023!

We’d like to express our heartfelt thanks to all of you who participated in EcoDesign2023. It was a highly successful and productive event!

In EcoDesign2023, we had 204 presentations and 334 participants in total. We believe that EcoDesign 2021 provided all the participants with an excellent opportunity to discuss topics on eco-design, circular economy, decarbonizaton, environmental sustainability, relationship between eco-design and art, and all relevant important topics. Also, we hope you have taken the opportunity to make new friends, renew old acquaintances and extend your human networks for your continued success. We express sincere appreciation to all the participants, presenters, keynote speakers, committee members, cooperators, supporters, sponsors, and all others who made this great event possible.

In 2024, as a conference of Going Green network, EGG+2024 will take place in Berlin. Also EcoDesign2025 will take place in Tokyo, Japan. We look forward to seeing you all at the occasions. We wish you spend a pleasant and successful time!

Prof. Kobayashi, Hideki, EcoDesign2023 Executive Committee Chair
Prof. Tokoro, Chiharu, EcoDesign2023 Executive Committee Co-Chair
Prof. Yamasue, Eiji, EcoDesign2023 Executive Committee Co-Chair
Prof. Fukushige, Shinichi, EcoDesign2023 Program Committee Chair
Prof. Nonaka, Tomomi, EcoDesign2023 Program Committee Co-Chair

About EcoDesign symposium

Since the first EcoDesign symposium in 1999, this symposium has led the research and practices of environmentally conscious design of products, services, manufacturing systems, supply chain, consumption, economics and society. Amidst ongoing advancement of technologies and changes in social needs, the circumstances surrounding EcoDesign are continuously progressing.

The purpose of EcoDesign symposium is to bring together worldwide professionals interested in advancing the state of the art in Eco-Design for exchanging knowledge that encompasses a broad range of disciplines among various distinct communities. In the symposiums, the latest issues on Eco-Design have been discussed. Professionals from industry, research laboratories, consulting, government, and academia are encouraged to attend.

EcoDesign2023 is cooperating with the following “Going Green” partner international conferences.

Gold Sponsors


Financial Supports

The Precise Measurement Technology Promotion Foundation

The Kajima Foundation

Mazak Foundation


Nara Visitors Bureau


Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan

Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan

Videos of each session and keynote slides are now available.
Detailed program is now available.
Online registration is now open and will close on 1st, December, 2023.
Author guidelines are now available. Please see Submission page.
Registration fees have been reduced.