ICTSGS message from the Chairs


Dear ICTSGS Member(s):
We thank you for the overwhelming response to the ICTSGS-1. Over 2300 participants attended the two-day virtual conference on 29th and 30th November 2021. We would like to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience was encountered during the 1st day of the conference.
We faced many problems during Day 1 on 29th November 2021, with the faulty third-party virtual conference platform. We would be careful in choosing the right kind of virtual conference platform for future ICTSGS.
As many presenters were not able to share their presentations, we request all the participants of Day-1(oral presentations) to send their video-recorded presentations to the following email address: office@spast.org  and cc to khosla@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp  
ICTSGS-1 has announced the following scholarships and grants, call for scholarships and proposals will open on December 20th  results will be announced during ICTSGS 2.
1.    Girl Education Scholarships
2.    Scholarships for students (Merit come means)
3.    Early Career Research grant for SDG: $15000
4.    Idea to Innovation grant for SDG: $15000
ICTSGS-2 will be held from July 15 to 17, 2022.
We look forward towards seeing you on 15th  July 2022.

Sincerely yours,
Prof. Hidemitsu Furukawa and Prof. Ajit Khosla
Chairs-ICTSGS-1 
Yamagata University, Yonezawa, Japan.