ICSJ2021 is scheduled to be held at the Kyoto University Clock Tower 100th Anniversary Hall in November 2021. The schedule will be posted on this page as soon as the plan for ICSJ 2021 is finalized.
The ICSJ2020 steering committee has decided to cancel ICSJ2020 scheduled November 9-11, 2020. It was a tough decision for us, but we had to conclude the cancellation as looked at the current situations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We sincerely appreciate all of the contributors who submitted interesting abstracts with latest research results to ICSJ2020. The number of contributed abstracts was reduced from that of last year and resulted in approximately 70% of our target number. Looking at the current social environment, the Japanese government is still continuing immigration control measures, and it is unclear whether invited and contributed speakers can come to ICSJ2020 this November. We have decided not to adopt any remote meeting in principle to maintain the quality of conference, and even if we adopt a remote meeting system from now, we do not have enough time to prepare it. As considered from various perspectives, we decided to cancel ICSJ2020 and focus on holding ICSJ2021 to be scheduled on November 2021. The steering committee of ICSJ2020 will be directly taken over by ICSJ2021 and will make every effort to surely hold ICSJ2021 with any conference style. We sincerely appreciate all of plenary, special session and invited speakers for their kind acceptance of our invitation. We would like to invite you again to ICSJ2021. We thank again for all of the contributors who submitted the abstracts. Towards ICSJ2021, We would like to encourage the contributors to submit the abstract again with some update during the next one year. We also thank those who sponsored us in this difficult situation. We sincerely appreciate your understanding and look forward to meeting all of you at ICSJ2021.