Apart from the technical programs, participants are also cordially invited to attend various social events, such as the welcome reception and banquet.
Sunday, October 15, 2023
402 (4F), COEX

We welcome you at Welcome Reception. Meet some friends, have a food & drink, enjoy autumn night.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
E5+6 (3F), COEX

We hope this banquet will offer you a good opportunity to promote friendship with participants. Special banquet speech and Korean traditional performance with delicious food will be offered at the banquet. An invitation to the banquet is extended to the regular and student registrants.
Since the founding of the Galvatech conference series in Japan in 1989, it has served as the peak global event for the presentation of new scientific and technological information on zinc and zinc alloy coated steel sheet. This lecture will focus on examples of some of the most important R&D coming from the Galvatech conferences in the automotive, appliance and construction sectors that affect our everyday lives, together with processes and products that have improved environmental friendliness.
Frank E. Goodwin
International Zinc Association

Since his retirement from International Zinc Association in June 2020, Dr. Frank Goodwin has been active as an independent consultant on issues related to zinc production, downstream processing and use. Before this he served as Director of Technology and Market Development at International Zinc Association. Dr Goodwin joined International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO) in 1982 and was Executive Vice President of ILZRO at the time of merger between ILZRO and IZA in 2004. He earned his S.M. and Sc.D. degrees in Materials Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA together with a B.S. degree (with distinction) in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He is the author of several U.S. and foreign patents and over 400 technical publications and contributions to books. His service to the steel industry includes chairmanship of the global Galvatech conference series and founding chairman of the AIST Galvanizing Technology Committee. He is listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and similar directories. His awards include the Nevison Award from the Galvanizers Association (USA), the EGGA Pin from the European
General Galvanizers Association, American Galvanizers Association Hall of Fame, the Nyselius and Doehler Awards of North American Die Casting Association and Life Membership in Wire Association International.
11:20-13:00, Monday, W-! !-October 16, 2023
12:10-14:00, Tuesday, W!!!!!October 17, 2023
12:20-14:30, Wednesday, W!October 18, 2023
Place: Several restaurants in the COEX Mall (B1), COEX

The registration fee includes three lunch tickets for the designated restaurants during the conference. The list of restaurants will be distributed at the conference.