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About IGTC

The International Gas Turbine Congress (IGTC) is an international congress held in Japan to exchange information on the latest research and technical achievements in gas turbine related technology. The IGTC was first held in 1971 in Tokyo. Since the first congress, the IGTC has been held eleven times until the last one in Tokyo in November 2015.

The first congress was co-hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) in 1971.

The Gas Turbine Society of Japan today has taken over a conference organized to continue the discussion initiated in the first congress.

Major topics of the congress are:
-Cycle Innovation and Performance
-Combustion and Fuel
-Heat Transfer
-Materials and Coatings
-Control and Instrumentation
-Strength, Vibration and Dynamics
-Sealants and Lubrication
-Aeroengine and Propulsion Systems
-Industrial Gas Turbine and Power Systems
-Steam Turbine
-Marine Gas Turbine
-Turbochargers and Turbopumps
-Development and Operational Experiences
-Life Evaluation, Reliability and Maintenance
-Manufacturing Technology
-Education and Training
-Industry-University Cooperation