The 8th International Symposium on Frontier Technology (ISFT)

First Announcement and Call for Paper

Kochi University of Technology started special scholasrhip program(SSP) in 2003 to support the advanced research of university by enlisting the help of highly capablle doctoral students especially from foreign countries. The International Symposium on Frontier Technology (ISFT) , whichi is sponsored by China branch of KUT alumni association, successfully convoked 7 times in China, Japan and Thailand. It provides an excellent platform to enhance collaboration among KUT graduated students, KUT professors and scholars from other universities and institutions.


July 27th (Sat) -28th (Sun), 2024
Details of the program will be announced around middle of May


Kochi University of Technology Kami Campus
185, Miyanokuchi, Tosayamada, Kami City Japan

Area of Interest

Track 1: Engineering Science (Environmental System Engineering)
Track 2: Inteligent Mechanical Systems Engineering
Track 3: Electronic and Photonic Systems Engineering
Track 4: Information Systems Engineering
Track 5: Architecture and Infrastructure Systems Engineering
Track 6: Economics and Management

Paper Submission Type

Prospective authors can choose one of two submission types: either submitting only an abstract or submitting a full paper.

① Submission of Abstracts Only
Approximately 300 words in English including Title, Authors, Affiliation, Abstract, and Keywords
If you choose submitting only abstract, it is regarded as informal submissions, copyright does not belong to ISFT
Does not hinder submissions to other conferences
Previously presented submissions are also acceptable
Not published in the Proceedings

② Submission of Full Papers
4-8 pages
If you choose submitting full paper, you required to submit abstract by the abstract submission deadline, too
Your submission is regarded as formal submissions, and copyright belongs to ISFT
Not permissible to submit to other conferences
Published in the Proceedings with ISSN code
Clearly indicated in the program that it's a presentation with a Full Paper

Paper Submission and Registration

You can submit abstract and full paper, and request for invitation letter for visa purpose through online.

【Online System for abstract and paper submission】
Please access to Microsoft CMT and create your account below
Click here to submit

【Paper format】


【Registration for participant】
This Forms is to register your participation (not paper submission). All the participants need to register through this Forms.

Important Dates

Abstract deadline (International): April 20th 2024
Abstract deadline (Domestic) : May 15th 2024
Note: KUT will provide prospective authors who need a visa with an invitation letter upon request. Because of this, we have set the abstract deadline earlier for international participants than for domestic participants. But the submission deadline is negotiable if you do not need visa to enter Japan.
Full Paper deadline(International and Domestic) May 15th 2024
Notice of Acceptance: May 31st 2024

Request for Invitaion Letter for your visa application

Prospective authors can make request for invitation letter for visa application through Microsoft CMT as of abstract submission.

Participation Fees

International and Domestic faculty: 15,000JPY
Student: 7,500JPY
Attendees without submission: Free of Charge*
* Attendees who join official lunch and the party for SSP 20th Anniversary will be charged the same amount as registration fees.

Method of payment: cash
Please make payment on site


【Contact for paper submission and proceeding】
KUT Alumni Association, China Branch
Dr. Fantao KONG, Dalian University of Technology, China
Tel: +86 156 4233 6188
E-mail: kongfanto@dlut.edu.cn
Dr. Liang Sun, Dalian University of Technology, China
Tel: +86 159 9856 4404
E-mail: liangsun@dlut.edu.cn

【Contact for venue, party and study bus tour】
Internatioanl Relations Division, Kochi University of Technology
Mari Yamasaki (Ms.)
Tel: +81 (0) 887 53 1130 (Extn.1164)
E-mail: international@ml.kochi-tech.ac.jp