Akinori Kawachi, SAProf Chen Mou, AProf Okumura,Shishido,Kodera,Hector

Appearance of the conference

SCIS2019 was held for four days from 22nd to 25th January at Lake Biwa Otsu Prince Hotel. Yoshiharu Habu, who is a professional shogi player and received People's Honour Award in 2018, gave a keynote. This year, it attracted over 800 attendees, which is the largest gathering ever. Especially, there are 5 sessions about car security and block chain respectively, and it shows recent trends in this area.