SISS-16 will be held on 19th and 20th June 2014 at Hokkaido University, Sapporo.

Plenary lectures will be given by Dr. K. Wittmaack and Prof. Z. Postawa

(The optional tour of excursion on 21th (Sat) is now also planning, so please mark your calendar!)


Meeting Room on the 5th Floor, Creative Research Institution, Hokkaido University            (

Invited Speakers:

Morgan Alexander (The Univ. of Nottingham, UK)
Satoka Aoyagi (Seikei Univ., Japan)
Thomas F. Kelly (Cameca Instruments Inc., US)
Zbigniew Postawa (Jagiellonian Univ., Poland)
Takaya Satoh (JEOL Ltd., Japan)
Miyuki Takeuchi (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
Klaus Wittmaack (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany)
Keewook Yi (Korea Basic Science Institute, Korea)
Lei Zhang (Institute of Metal Research, CAS, China)

Program (tentative): Program20140521


Call for papers:

For presentation proposal, please fill out the following form and then click ‘Submit’.

Brief abstract less than 100 words is not needed if the abstract is ready to be sent simultaneously.

Deadlines for presentation proposal:

Oral presentation       April 14, 2014

Poster presentation            May 16, 2014

Abstract submission: 

All invited and contributed presenters are requested to write abstracts. Please send a MS-Word or PDF file of your abstract (A4 page size, 2 pages) by e-mail to the following address.


Abstract template (Word file):
Please click “?attachment_id=362″ in the next page.

Deadline for abstract submission:

May 16, 2014



For registration, please fill out the following form and then click ‘Submit’.

Registration fees:

                Regular                  5,000 yen

                Student                  2,000 yen


Excursion (Option) on June 21 (Sat), 2014: 

“A Bus Tour of around Yoichi and Otaru” starts at 8:40, and returns via airport at 17:30, then to Sapporo at 19:00.

 Attendance fee                        6,000 yen (expected)

 (Booking by June 6 using the registration form above is recommended.)


 Organizing Committee:
Hisayoshi Yurimoto (Hokkaido University)
Executive Committee:
Akiya Karen (National Institute for Materials Science)
Masahiro Kudo (Seikei University)
 Satoka Aoyagi (Seikei University)
 Songsu Cho (Ametek)
 Makishi Ishikawa (Ametek)
 Teiichiro Kono (Asahi Kasei)
 Jiro Matsuo (Kyoto University)
 Atsushi Murase (Toyota Central R&D Labs.)
 Suguru Nishinomiya (Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal)
 Masashi Nojima (Tokyo University of Science)
 Retsu Oiwa (Omicron)
 Akio Takano (NTT-AT)
 Reiko Saito (Toshiba)
 Yasuo Shimizu (Tohoku University)





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