We would like to inform you that an email with the name of the conference Chair, Prof. Osamu Ishitani, and from a free email account like "" which is highly suspected to be a scam, may have been sent to conference officials and speakers.

If you receive an email from the Local Organizing Committee members, we strongly recommend that you check the sender's email account and if you suspect or have any concerns about fraud, do not reply to the email and contact the Secretariat for confirmation.

Please be assured that we have taken all necessary steps to protect the safety and privacy of our participants.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.