October 2024, Kyoto, Japan


The 17th International Conference 

on Electrostatic Precipitation

Photo Provided by Kiyomizu-dera Temple




The Society of Powder Technology, Japan

The Association of Powder Process Industry and Engineering, Japan

Japan Association of Aerosol Science and Technology


The International Conference on Electrostatic Precipitation (ICESP) have been organized in Monterrey, CA, USA (1981), Kyoto, Japan (1984), Abano Terme, Italy (1987), Beijing, China (1990), Washington, D.C., USA (1993), Budapest, Hungary (1996), Kyongju, Korea (1998), Birmingham, Alabama, USA (2001), Mpumalanga, South Africa (2004), Cairns, Australia (2006), Hangzhou, China (2008), Nuremberg, Germany (2011), Bangalore, India (2013), Wroclaw, Poland (2016), Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (2018), Hangzhou, China (Due to the pandemic situation, ICESP XVI could not be held in Hangzhou in 2021) and Budapest, Hungary (2022). The ICESP conference will return to Kyoto in Japan after 40 years.

The conference objective is to provide a platform for exchange of ideas and concepts on the state-of-the-art of electrostatic precipitation, related sciences, and technologies, for power generation, cement, glass, pulp and paper, metallurgical and other industries. The Conference will cover one day of ESP School and three days of technical presentations. The technical presentation will consist in oral presentation and poster presentation.

Topics (Technical presentations)

Lectures (5th ESP School)

ESP SCHOOL was organized in XIII ICESP (Bangalore, India, 2013) for the first time, covering tutorial lectures by experts on various aspects of electrostatic precipitation mainly for students, young engineers and researchers.  It has continuously been held in every ICESP afterwards, and XVII ICESP (Kyoto, Japan, 2024) is planning to hold the 5th ESP SCHOOL mainly related to the following subjects:

Important dates and dead line

First announcement               September 4, 2023

Second announcement          January 10, 2024

Abstract submission               February 29, 2024

Acceptance notification          April 30, 2024

Early registration                    July 31, 2024

Full paper submission            July 31, 2024

Conference                             Octorber 21 - 24, 2024 (Tentative*)     *Decided in Dec. 2023

Some of the selected papers will be published after peer review in special issue of International Journal of Plasma Environmental Science and Technology.

Registration and fees (JPY)


                                                 Early              Late             Gala Dinner

                       Regular   JPY70,000      JPY80,000   JPY10,000

                       Student   JPY35,000      JPY45,000   JPY10,000

Accompanying person      JPY25,000      JPY35,000        JPY10,000


The language of the conference is in English.

Further detail will be announced later.


We look forward to receiving sponsorship applications.

Leaflet for sponsor_EN_f.pdf

Sponsorship application (English)

Leaflet for sponsor_JP_f.pdf

Sponsorship application (Japanese)

Gold Package

JPY 900,000

Silver Package

JPY 600,000

Bronze Package

JPY 300,000

*If you wish the exhibition during the conference, please consult with the organizing committee.

*If you wish the advertisement only in the conference program, please consult with the organizing committee.

Local organization committee


Prof. Akinori Zukeran (Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Board member of ISESP)


Prof. Seiji Kanazawa (Oita University)

Mr. Chikayuki Nagata (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Power Environmental Solutions, Board member of ISESP)

Prof. Masaaki Okubo (Osaka Metropolitan University)


Prof. Emeritus Yoshiyasu Ehara (Tokyo City University)

Dr. Yoshihiro Kawada (Polytechnic University)

Dr. Hak Joon Kim (Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials)

Prof. Shuji Matsusaka (Kyoto University)

Prof. Tatsushi Matsuyama (Soka University)

Prof. Ryo Ono (The University of Tokyo), 

Mr. Toshio Tanaka (Daikin Industries)

Mr. Tomohiro Taoka (Sumitomo Heavy Industries)

Dr. Kuniko Urashima (National Institute of Science and Technology Policy)

Dr. Keiichiro Yoshida (Osaka Institute of Technology)


Honorary Members

Dr. Hidekatsu Fujishima (Honorary Board member of ISESP)

Prof. Emeritus Akira Mizuno (Toyohashi University of Technology)

International Advisory Committee (Board members of ISESP)

Mr. Michael J Frank (Germany, President of ISESP)

Prof. Herek Clack (USA, Vice President of ISESP)

Dr. Mark S. Berry (USA, Secretary & Treasurer of ISESP)

Dr. Gianluca Bacchiega (Italy)

Mr. Mark Field (UK)

Dr. Alain Bill (Switzerland/ Venezuela)

Mr. Pradip V Gurnani (India)

Prof. Istvan Kiss (Hungary)

Prof. Jerzy Mizeraczyk (Poland)

Mr. Chikayuki Nagata (Japan)

Mr. Karsten Poulsen (Denmark)

Dr. Per Ranstad (Sweden)

Mr. Jose Sanchez (USA)

Dr. Srinivasan Sekar (India)

Prof. Keping Yan (China)

Prof. Akinori Zukeran (Japan)