The qNMR Summit 2018 in Tokyo will be held on January, 29th and 30th 2018, in Tokyo, Japan. This Summit is being hosted by JEOL Ltd, Wako Pure Chemical Industries Ltd. and is being implemented under the auspices of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry 2017 “Initiative to Promote Strategic International Standardization”.

Organized by:JEOL Ltd., Wako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.


  • 1:30pm~5:10pm Monday, January 29, 2018 
    9:00am~7:00pm Tuesday, January 30, 2018


  • Marunouchi OAZO -16th floor of the Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building, FUKURACIA
    Address: Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building 16th floor, 1-6-5, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo
    ※Two-minutes on foot walk from Marunouchi North Exit underground passage of the JR Tokyo Station
    Access Map


  • Fee:
    Free (No registration fee)
    *Simultaneous interpretation of Japanese / English will be provided for all lectures.
  • Capacity:
    International qNMR Forum 200 people
    USP qNMR Symposium in Tokyo 250 people
    International qNMR Symposium  250 people
    * Application acceptance will be closed as soon as it becomes capacity.
  • Entry:
    Registration Form
    *Link to WEB site of Wako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.


Day 1 (Monday, Jan 29)

International qNMR Forum

Working toward ISO - Understanding NMR standards in the world

Timetable Theme
1:30pm - 1:50pm Declaration Introduction of International qNMR Forum
▼-Summary of Opening Meeting for qNMR-
1:50pm - 2:05pm Summary of Opening Meeting for qNMR
Dr. Naoki Sugimoto, NIHS
▼-Standards of NMR in JAPAN-
2:05pm - 2:20pm qNMR in Japan's specifications and standards for food additives
Dr. Naoki Sugimoto, NIHS
2:20pm - 2:35pm Specifications of qNMR in JIS
Dr. Yuko Oofuku, Wako Pure Chemical
▼-Standards of NMR in China-
2:35pm - 3:00pm Standards of NMR in China (Tentative)
Dr. Lan He, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control
▼-Topic about Weighing-
3:00pm - 3:15pm Good weighing practice for accurate qNMR sample preparation
Dr. Klaus Fritsch, Metoller-Toledo GmbH
3:15pm - 3:45pm Afternoon Break
▼-Standards of NMR in the USA-
3:45pm - 4:10pm Standards of NMR in USA (Tentative):USP, ASTM....
Dr.Gabriel Giancaspro, The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
▼-Standards of NMR in the EUROPE-
4:10pm - 4:35pm EUROLAB NMR Validation Guideline
Torsten Schöenberger, Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) 
▼-Topic about Reference Standards and qNMR-
4:35pm - 5:00pm Role and Use of Reference Materials to underpin SI-Traceable measurement :
A Proposed "Primary Calibrator Suite" for 1H qNMR"

Dr.Steven Westwood, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures Department of Chemistry (BIPM)
5:00pm - 5:10pm Closing Remarks

DAY2 (Tuesday, Jan 30)

USP qNMR Symposium in Tokyo

NMR and qNMR in Pharmacopeial Context, Compendial NMR and qNMR

9:00am - 12:00pm Tentative
This session will be organized by USP
12:00pm - 1:00pm Buffet Lunch

International qNMR Symposium

qNMR in pharmaceutical science: Present and Future

Timetable Theme
1:00pm - 1:10pm Opening Remarks
1:10pm - 1:40pm Introduction and Implementation of qNMR in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia
Dr.Yukihiro Goda, NIHS
1:40pm - 2:10pm The use of qNMR as orthogonal method for the establishment of Ph. Eur. reference standards
‐Dr.Matthias Weber, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM)
▼-Practical Application-
2:10pm - 2:40pm Application of qNMR in Drug Discovery
Dr. Kohei Kiyota, SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
2:40pm - 3:10pm Accurate qHNMR of Controlled Substances in Mixtures
Dr. Charlotte Corbett, US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
3:10pm - 3:40pm Afternoon Break
▼-New Approaches in qNMR Data Anaylsys Approarch-
3:40pm - 4:40pm A quantum mechanical approach to qNMR
Matthias Niemitz, NMR Solutions Ltd.
Advances with Quantification in the Time Domain in 1 and 2 Dimensions
Ronald Crouch, JEOL USA, Inc.
Full software automation of NMR Purity Determinations
Dr.Michael Bernstein, Mestrelab Research
▼-Future for qNMR (Tentative)-
4:40pm - 5:30pm The Future for qNMR (Tentative)
Dr.Guido F. Pauli, University of Illinois at Chicago
5:30pm - 5:40pm Closing Remarks
5:40pm - 7:00pm Social Mixer

*Please note that this program is subject to change without notice.


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