Conference Schedule (tentative)

7-Dec (Thu) 8-Dec (Fri) 9-Dec (Sat)
Oral session Oral session
Registration (11:30-) Closing (-12:00)
Opening (13:00)  
Oral session
Poster session Banquet

Oral presentations including invited talks are given in a single session.

Exhibition by sponsers is made from Dec 7 afternoon to Dec 9. Short presentation by exhibitors are given in the oral session on Dec 7.

The poster session is held in the evening on Dec 7. Drinks are provided by some exhibitors for the poster presentation.

Invited speakers (tentative)

Invited speakers will be announced here.
Kobayashi, Kei (Kyoto University)
Kobayashi, Nobuhiko (University of Tsukuba)
"Theory of charge and heat transport in nanostructures at the atomistic level"
Lim, Roderick (Basel University)
Sasaki, Naruo (The University of Electro-Communications)
"Elementary process of nanoscale friction and adhesion"
Schäffer, Tilman (University of Tübingen)
"Advanced AFM and SICM techniques for imaging living cells"
Zhang, Wenke (State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, Jilin University)
"Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy"
Štich, Ivan (Slovak Academy of Sciences)

Oral Presentation Guideline

Presentation Time

Type Presentation Discussion
Invited (40 min)   35 min 5 min
Invited (30 min)   25 min 5 min
Contributed (15 min)   10 min 5 min


Speakers can use a digital projector for PC as described below. A laser pointer and a lapel microphone are also provided.
Overhead projectors for transparencies, slides and video tapes ARE NOT provided.

Digital projector for oral presentation.

Your PC should have a mini D-sub 15-pin output (female), a standard RGB monitor terminal, to be connect to the projector. The power supply is AC100V, 50Hz, with the plug type A, which has two flat blades with or without GND pin.

In case of a connection problem, you should bring a copy of your presentation in a USB memory stick, which can be used with our backup computers that have the PowerPoint on Windows 10. But please do NOT rely too much on our computers since they may not work properly for various reasons, such as the version inconsistency of PowerPoint.

Poster Presentation Guideline

Poster sessions are scheduled in the evening on Dec 7. Each poster board is 90 cm in width and 120 cm in height.

Your poster should be mounted immediate after registration on the first day, Dec 7 and removed at the end of the session. Pushpins are provided for mounting posters.
We are not responsible for the posters left on the board after the session.