International Symposium on Computics: Quantum Simulation and Design (ISC-QSD) - 11-13 Oct. 2012 Osaka University Hall

"Materials Design through Computics: Complex Correlation and Non-equilibrium Dynamics" Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project FY2010-2014

CMSI - Computational Materials science Initiative

General Information


All of the scientific sessions will be held in the Osaka Uiversity Hall. Osaka University Hall is a 15 minutes walk from 'Ishibashi' station of Hankyu Railway. You can also reach there from ‘Shibahara' station of Osaka Monorail (10 minutes walk). To Ishibashi station, it takes 20 minutes from Umeda station in Osaka downtown by Hankyu Rail way. To Shibahara station, it takes 6 minutes from Itami airport by Osaka Monorail. Access map to Osaka University Toyonaka Campus can be found on the following web page.

Access map:
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Osaka University Hall
Address: 1-13, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
Phone: +81-6-6850-5977,


Official language of the symposium is English.


We cordially invite you to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations in ISC-QSD. Some of contributions may be selected as invited talks. Abstract must be sufficiently informative to allow fair evaluation of the intended presentation and comply with normal publication standard. The text should be written in clear and concise English. The entire abstract (including title, authors, affiliation, figures and references) is restricted to one page within the dimension 5.8 inch (14.7 cm) in width and 8.8 inch (22.3 cm) in height for each page. Only a PDF file less than 1MB is acceptable for submission. Template will be available here. → Download

Deadline for abstract submission is extended to 20 Aug. 2012.

Important dates

9 Jul. 2012
Web page open.
10 Aug. 2012
20 Aug. 2012
Deadline for abstract submission
10 Sep. 2012
Notification of acceptance
30 Sep. 2012
Deadline for registration (On site registration will be available)
11-13 Oct. 2012


  • Symposium Co-chair:
    Professor Atsushi Oshiyama
    Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering
    The University of Tokyo
, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, JAPAN
  • Symposium Co-chair:
    Dr. Kaznori Sato
    Department of Material Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science
    Osaka University, Machikaneyama 1-3, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, JAPAN
  • Symposium Co-chair:
    Dr. Hiroshi Nakanishi
    Precision Science & Technology
and Applied Physics,
Graduate School of Engineering
    Osaka University
, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, JAPAN

Registration desk

ISC-QSD Symposium participants are requested to be at the Registration Desk as soon as possible after their arrival. Symposium badges must be worn at all times. The registration desk will be open,

10/11(Thu) 11:00 - 17:50
10/12(Fri) 8:30 - 18:00
10/13(Sat) 8:30 - 12:30

Registration fee is free.

Oral presentations

  • Locations,
    Oral presentations of the ISC-QSD symposium will be given in the main auditorium of Osaka University Hall.
  • Duration of talks,
    Invited talks: 23minutes + 7 minutes discussion
    Contributed talks: 15 minutes + 5 minutes discussion
  • Audio visual facilities
    LCD projectors will be available in the auditorium. If you wish to give your presentation from your laptop, you are required to be present before the start of the session to connect your laptop. The symposium organizers are not responsible for the security of any personal equipment. You can also bring your presentation (in PowerPoint or PDF) on a memory stick and load it onto a PC in the symposium room. In this case also, you should be present before the start of the session and contact a stage operator to set up your presentation. We would like speakers to remind that it is always prudent to bring a backup of your talk. We recommend thorough testing in advance.

Poster sessions

Poster sessions will be held in the Assembly hall of the Osaka University Hall. A poster board measuring 90 cm wide by 180 cm high will be available for each poster. Materials to fix the poster to the board will be provided at the poster presentation hall. The poster session will be held on Friday afternoon (14:00~16:00). The posters can be put up during the lunch break on the same day. Authors will stand by their posters during the session. The posters should be removed after the session. The authors are responsible to put up and remove their posters at the times corresponding to their sessions. Posters not removed by the indicated time will be discarded.


Coffee, tea and water will be served during coffee breaks in the assembly Hall.

Social program

Banquet: Friday 18:00 - 20:00
5,000 yen/person (3,000 yen for student) will be charged. Please pay at the registration.

Official Photo: Friday 12:30 (before lunch break) in front of the Osaka University Hall.


The ISC-QSD organizing committee is not responsible for illness or accidents which could occur during the symposium. We recommend you to check if your health insurance covers incidents happening while abroad.