April 8, 2004
   Proceedings are now available from Universal Academy Press (FSS No.39).
December 20, 2002
   Manuscripts for proceedings are available in PDF format.
October 24, 2002
   Posters presented by paper only are now can been seen PDF files created from camera images
October 9, 2002
   Some of presentaions are modified so as not to use Japanese fonts.
    ("Missing font" problem could be solved by downloading the Japanese font kit for Adobe Acrobat from
    [Thanks to Dr.R.Cornils])
October 4, 2002
   Presentaions are available in the PDF format
September 30, 2002
  Conference Photo: No.1, No.2, No.3 (1600x1200 resolution: 1.7MB each)
September 20, 2002
  Highway bus information from Narita airport to Kashiwa station
  Instruction to take a bus from Kashiwa station to Kenmin Plaza / ICRR
September 18, 2002
  Program change: all talks were delayed by 30min.
  Style and sample files for proceedings
September 4, 2002
  Poster size change: 100cm (width) x 180cm (height).
August 30, 2002
  Webpages are updated following the Second circular.
August 26, 2002
  Sheets in Japanese to show taxi/bus drivers
August 13, 2002
  Maps and their indices around Kashiwa are available.
July 3, 2002
Dear Colleague,

We are sorry about missing the early registration deadline,
August 01, 2002, in the first circular. After this date,
late registration fee will be JPY25,000. So please hurry!

Thus the correct calender is as follows:

  August 01, 2002 Deadline for abstract submission and early registration
  August, 2002 2nd Circular  
  September 01, 2002 Deadline for late registration 
  September 25-28, 2002 Symposium 
  November 30, 2002 Deadline for proceedings manuscript 
  Spring 2003 Publication of proceedings 

Local Organizing Committee