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Reminder: C5 2007 conference in Kyoto - Hotel Registration closing soon

Hideyuki Takada-2
Hello All,

[Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this message.]

This is a reminder of the registration for C5 2007 held in Kyoto, Japan
on Jan. 24-26, 2007.

The deadline of the conference hotel registration is Dec. 20. There
still some rooms available in low rates.

Also, the early registration with the discounted rate is closed on
January 10. You can register early and pay in cash at the conference, so
please take a look at the conference registration site and register with
both conference and hotel.

I'm looking forward to seeing you all at the conference.

Hideyuki Takada


The Fifth International Conference on
Creating, Connecting and Collaborating through Computing (C5 2007)

January 24-26, 2007, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Organized by
 Hewlett-Packard Company
 Kyoto University 21st Century COE Program for Knowledge Society
 Viewpoints Research Institute

 Computers, networks, and other forms of technology are now pervasive
 in our information-based society. However, most users still function
 as passive consumers of technology. To evolve into a true knowledge
 society, it is critical that we transform computer-based human
 activities to engage users in the active process of creating,
 connecting, and collaborating together.

 The C5 conference is for researchers, technology developers,
 educators, and technology users who are concerned about developing
 and enabling human-oriented creation, connection, and collaboration
 processes. C5 is an international forum for presenting ongoing work
 as well as new work currently under development and for discussing
 future needs and directions in creative computing and multimedia
 authoring environments. We welcome equally the submission of
 technical papers and practitioner/experience reports for paper
 presentations. In addition, we are adding a workshop track for the
 third day of the conference and are soliciting proposals for half-day
 and full-day interactive workshops.

 Early Registration Rate (on or before Jan. 10): 10,000 JPY
 Standard Registration Rate (after Jan. 11 and on-site): 12,000 JPY
 Student Rate (Banquet excluded): 3,000 JPY
 Extra Banquet (per one person): 3,000 JPY
 Extra Preliminary Proceedings: 2,000 JPY

 Early and standard registration rates include a copy of preliminary
 proceedings (on CD) and banquet. Student rate includes a copy of
 preliminary proceedings (on CD). Student registrants who want to
 attend the banquet need to pay for the extra banquet fee. Authors also
 have to register based on their status (regular or student). Authors
 whose papers are included in the proceedings will receive a copy of
 the formal proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society after
 the conference. Reprints of papers and additional copies of the formal
 proceedings can be purchased from the IEEE Computer Society.

 Registration should be made by E-mail or FAX. Registration Form is
 available below. (E-mail address and FAX number is included in the
 form.) (MS-WORD) (PDF) (Plain Text)

 Please note that credit card payment is only accepted through fax
 registration to protect your personal information. If you prefer to
 register by E-mail, please pay on-site by Japanese cash.

 A group block of rooms at the following 2 hotels has been reserved
 for this conference with special rates. For reservation, please send
 the following form by E-mail or Fax by December 20, 2006. Rooms are
 assigned by the first-come-first-served basis.
 (E-mail address and FAX number is included in the form.) (MS-WORD) (PDF) (Plain Text)

 *Holiday Inn Kyoto (
   Single Room -  8,000 JPY (+500 JPY for breakfast)
   Double Room - 11,000 JPY (+1,000 JPY for breakfast)

   Shuttle Bus available between Kyoto Station and Hotel. Wireless LAN
   available at Lobby. Major credit cards acceptable. About 10 minutes
   to Kyoto University by Kyoto City Bus (#206).

 *Co-op Inn Kyoto (
   Single Room -  5,000 JPY (+800 JPY for breakfast)
   Double Room -  9,200 JPY (+1,600 JPY for breakfast)

   In-room Internet available for free. Major credit cards acceptable.
   About 15 minutes to Kyoto University by Kyoto City Bus (#201).


Honorary Co-Chairs
 Alan Kay, Viewpoints Research Institute, USA
 Makoto Nagao, National Institute of Information and Communications
Technology (NICT), Japan

Conference Co-Chairs
 Kim Rose, Viewpoints Research Institute, USA
 Katsumi Tanaka , Kyoto University, Japan

Program Co-Chairs
 Benay Dara-Abrams, DALaboratories, USA
 Rieko Kadobayashi, National Institute of Information and Communications
Technology (NICT), Japan
 Rick McGeer, Hewlett-Packard Company, USA
 Kazuyuki Moriya, Kyoto University, Japan

Workshop Track Chair
 Benay Dara-Abrams, DALaboratories, USA

Local Arrangement Chair
 Hajime Kita, Kyoto University, Japan

Publicity and Publication Chair
 Hideyuki Takada, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Program Committee
 Michael Bischoff, University of Applied Sciences Luebeck, Germany
 Masahiro Fujita, University of Tokyo, Japan
 Mark Guzdial, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
 Masaki Hayashi, Sega Sammy Media, Inc., Japan
 Tsuneo Jozen, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
 Shinichi Konomi, University of Tokyo, Japan
 Julian Lombardi, Duke University, USA
 Maic Masuch, Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, Germany
 Mark McCahill, University of Minnesota, USA
 Maggie McPherson, University of Leeds, UK
 John David Miller, Intel Corporation, USA
 Shinya Nakagawa, HP Labs, Japan
 Haruhiko Okumura, Mie University, Japan
 Zhiyong Peng, Wuhan University, China
 Ian Piumarta, Viewpoints Research Institute, USA
 Andreas Raab, Qwaq, Inc., USA
 David Reed, MIT Media Lab/HP Labs, USA
 Nathanael Scharli, Google, Switzerland
 David Smith, Qwaq, Inc., USA
 Kazutoshi Sumiya, University of Hyogo, Japan
 Toshiyuki Takeda, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
 Shin'ichi Ueshima, Kansai University, Japan

Hideyuki Takada, Ph.D
Department of Computer Science
College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University