The gathering was held for the fifth time in Sweden, and 27 researchers and graduate students participated this time. Welcome remarks was given by First Secretary Suzuki, the Embassy of Japan in Sweden, followed by a toast by Director Tsumoto. Then, each participant briefly introduced themselves and their field of research. Newly arrived International Program Associates, Kazuyoshi Izumi and Mayu Yoshinaka, introduced themselves as well along with other JSPS staff members. Participants could enjoy dinner and mingling, which was a great opportunity for exchanging academic information.