Deadline extended for the full paper


The submission of the the extended version of the paper for the publication in the IFCS-2017 post-proceedings volume is extended by

November  30th, 2017.

As announced, authors of contributions, which have been presented at the conference, can submit the extended version of their papers for the publication in the post-proceedings volume. We are glad to announce that Springer will be the publisher of the IFCS2017 post-proceedings. Edited by Tadashi Imaizumi, Akinori Okada, Sadaaki Miyamoto, Fumitake Sakaori, Yoshiro Yamamoto and Maurizio Vichi, the volume will appear in the prestigious series “Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization” (ISSN: 1431-8814)

Original contributions up to 12 pages with the even pages including all illustrations and appendices,  and prepared according to Springer typographical style, are welcomed. Please, download the LaTeX template and the Springer document style from here

You can submit only  one paper as the first author and up to 2 papers as the author of the papers.

Use your id and password to login and then upload your paper with pdf file and tex file on the conference website.


Please submit by clicking "Call for Papers".

Papers will be published passing through a rigorous but fast peer-review evaluation process.

Submission deadline is November  30th, 2017.

If you have any questions about the work-flow to prepare your submission, please do not hesitate to contact us at the email address

Looking forward to receiving your contribution.

Best regards,

Tadashi Imaizumi

Akinori Okada

Sadaaki Miyamoto

Fumitake Sakaori

Yoshiro Yamamoto

Maurizio Vichi


Posted: 2017-10-15

Abstract Book PDF

Also, the pdf file of the abstract book can be obtained via the
following link:

We have some errata and program change as below:

We will fix them and will make a final version of the pdf. If you have other information about the program change including the order of the authors, title of the presentations, and cancellation,
please send us <> an e-mail using the following form.
Posted: 2017-08-28

Conference photos


The conference photo can be obtained via the website below 
until September 15 (Japan Time Zone):

You need a password to access. The passward is sent to all participants via e-mail.

Posted: 2017-08-28

News in August 9


The heat is exceptionally severe; the temperature rises to 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit).

Please keep safe to walk outside.

Posted: 2017-08-09

Tomorrow (as scheduled)


Tomorrow we will start the opening ceremony at 9:00 am as scheduled. Registration will open at 8:30 am.

As you know, a typhoon is approaching. Please take care and stay safe.

If you have some trouble to come, please send us an e-mail (, or tell so at the registration desk at your arrival.

Posted: 2017-08-07

Book of Abstract


The book of abstract (pdf) can be obtained here.

Please bring the pdf file on your laptop or the printed version by yourself, because we will only provide the conference program book (not the book of abstract) at the conference site.

Posted: 2017-08-04

Route guidance from the nearest stations

You can find a route guidance from the nearest stations to the conference venue here.  
Posted: 2017-08-03

Register with on site fee


Those who hope to participate can register and pay the fee from the registration page by July 31.

Also, participants who have not paid the registration fee yet can pay the fee via Paypal from the registration page by July 31.

Fee (same amount as that is to be paid on site at the conference):

  • IFCS Societies Member: 50,000 JPY
  • Non-member: 60,000 JPY
  • Student: 15,000 JPY

After that, you can register and pay at the conference desk.

Posted: 2017-07-14

Late registration Deadline is approaching


Late registration will be closed on June 30. After that, the payment is acceptable only on site. As we mentioned in CFP, the fee of the on-site registration is the following:

  • IFCS Societies Member: 50,000 JPY
  • Non-member: 60,000 JPY
  • Student: 15,000 JPY

Posted: 2017-06-19 More...

Deadline extended for the abstract

Deadline for abstract submission and for early bird registration is now extended to April 30, 2017.  
Posted: 2017-03-29