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Precautions
Face-to-face lecture may not be possible due to covid-19 infection or weather condition. In that case, it may be changed to online only lecture. If the cause is covid-19 infection, we will decide the plan and contact you by the middle of January. Please note that the University does not cover accommodation reservation cancellation fees or transfer reservation cancellation fees.

Division of Information Science, NAIST
Spring Seminar
Feb. 17 (Wed.) - 19 (Fri.) 2021

Spring Seminar 2021 will be held online, and hybrid online-offline on the Division of Information Science, NAIST, on February 17-19. You can experience the cutting-edge research on Information Science during this Spring Seminar.

We are looking forward to your application!

Date Feb. 18 - 19, 2021 (2 days course), or Feb. 17 - 19 (3 days course), 2021 (Depend on the topics)
Venue Depending on topic, you can either:
- Stay at home and connect to the online system designated by the theme lecturers (Online case), Or
- Come to Division of Information Science, NAIST, Takayama 8916-5, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan (Online-Offline hybrid)
Intended audience Education higher than undergraduate including non-academic applicants who are planning to become IS students.
If you are not a candidate, please apply the Lab tour
Capacity Depends on each theme (please check the table below).
If the number of applicants exceeds the capacity, a selection process will be done by the corresponding laboratory.
Admission fee FREE! However, we don't cover any travel or accommodation costs. We also don't issue any documents for applying visa etc.
Application form
Closed
Contact us Spring Seminar Committee
ss2102[at]is.naist.jp

Schedule

Themes

Lab tour

Please visit Lab Tour.

Access

Please visit Access Map.

Accommodation

Please visit FAQ(in Japanese).

Handling of the Seminar when public transport services are suspended, etc.

1. Handling of the Seminar when public transport services are suspended
The Seminar will be cancelled when the services of the Kintetsu lines (Keihanna, Nara, and Kyoto) and/or Nara Kotsu Bus lines (routes serving Gakken Kita-Ikoma Sta., Gakuenmae Sta., and Takanohara Sta.) are suspended due to a major disaster, accident, etc. The table below shows the handling of the seminar when public transport services are restored.
2. Handling of the seminar when a weather warning is issued
The Seminar will be cancelled when an Emergency Warning and a storm(or snowstorm) warning is issued in Ikoma City, Nara City and the area including those cities. The table below shows the handling of the seminar when the warning is cancelled.

Status at 7:00 a.m./10:00 a.m.Handling of the seminar
Public transport services are restored and the warning is cancelled at or before 7:00 a.m.The Seminar are held for the whole day
Public transport services are restored and the warning is cancelled at or before 10:00 a.m.The Seminar are held in the afternoon
Public transport services remain suspended and the warning remains in effect after 10:00 a.m.The Seminar are cancelled for the whole day

Note: Information on the TV, Internet, etc. is used to check if public transport services are suspended/restored or a warning is issued/cancelled.

Past Seminars(in Japanese)