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Kyoto Computerization Seminar, sponsored by Computerization Month


The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Cyber Kyoto Laboratory will hold a lecture to commemorate the 55th anniversary of Kyoto Computer Gakuin and the 15th anniversary of The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics at the Kyoto Informatization Seminar held by the Kyoto Information Service Industry Association as a preliminary event for the ICANN International Conference.

The seminar is divided in three parts, but all have a common theme: the Internet. The first part will focus on IP addresses and domain management, which are fundamental to the Internet systems, the second part on the latest cyber attacks and security, and the last part will have lecturers from the front lines of tourism IT, the academic research field of "Tourism x IT," which will talk about the forefront of IT in tourism.

The seminar will be long with a lot of information, but we believe that the content will be very interesting and relevant to the daily use of the Internet and business management, so please make every effort to attend.

  1. Date and time
    Friday, October 12th 2018, 15:10-20:00 (Reception from 14:30)
  2. Location
    Kyoto Computer Gakuin, 6th floor Hall
  3. Information
    Part 1: “ICANN and ICANN International Conference” 15:10 ~ 16:10
    (Kyoto Computer Gakuin 55 Year Anniversary & The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics 15 year Anniversary Commemorative Lecture)
    ICANN Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific Jia-Rong Low
    Lecture Outline
    ICANN64 is an Internet-related international conference to be held in March 2019 at the Kobe Convention Center where 2,000 people from about 100 countries will participate. ICANN an American non-profit corporation that globally manages Internet resources such as domain names and IP addresses worldwide and holds international; conferences three times a year. The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, as the managing and operating entity of “.kyoto” has invited ICANN Vice President Asia Pacific Mr. Jia-Rong Low to talk about ICANN and the international conference.
    Part 2: “Corporate Information Traded on the Dark Web and Cyberattack Services” 16:10 ~ 16:40
    Professor Masakatsu Morii, Kobe University Graduate School
    Lecture Outline
    Corporate information obtained illegally and unnoticed through cyberattacks is being bought and sold on the black market of the Internet, called the Dark Web. Usually, these cyberattacks and the subsequent damage go unnoticed. This obtained information can then be used to do more cyberattacks and cause noticeably more damage. Business email fraud is a typical example of one the strategies used to obtain this information. In this lecture, the speaker will explain about cyberattacks for the purpose of illegal financial exploitation through structured fraudulent services and other crimes.
    Part 3: "Frontiers of Tourism IT in Kyoto, an Advanced Tourism Country" 17:00 ~ 18:20
    Qiang Ma, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Informatics, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
    Lecture Outline
    Tourism is becoming an extremely important sector in the Japanese economy. In order to realize a sustainable tourism-oriented country and regional society, it is necessary to clarify the characteristics of tourism areas and the behavioral characteristics of residents and tourists, to respond to diverse tourism needs, and to realize personalization of tourism and decentralization of regions and popular seasons. The lecture will feature the discovery and of user-oriented "tourism knowledge" from user-generated contents, such as blogs and SNS (Social Network Services), focusing on the research results of our research group.
  4. Overview
    • Kyoto Information Service Industry Association
    Co-sponsored by
    • Kyoto Prefectural Technology Center for Small and Medium Enterprises
    • The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Computer Gakuin
    • Ksisnet (Kyoto Small and Medium Enterprises Information Security Support Network)
    • KCA (Kyoto Computer system Association)
    Supported by
    • Kyoto Prefecture
    • Kyoto City
    • Kyoto Industry 21 Foundation
    • Advanced Science Technology & Management Research Institute of Kyoto
    • The Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • The Consortium for Information Society in Kyoto
    • Japan Internet Providers Association
  5. Registration & Contact
    For more information, please check Kyoto Information Service Industry Association’s website about Kyoto Computerization Seminar, sponsored by Computerization Month.