Registration

To make a registration please read the following information and click the "Online Registration" button below. Please follow the instructions on the registration page and enter necessary information to proceed with your registration.

Link to Online Registration

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Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017 (Japan Time)

Online registration for the Symposium, Banquet, Excursion, and Accommodation is available until 5:00 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017 (Japan Time). After this date, registrants must register and pay fees on-site. Please note that registration will not be completed without its payment.

Registration by phone or FAX is NOT accepted. You must have a valid e-mail address for Online Registration. All communication with regard to your registration must be sent via e-mail. Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (official travel agency of ISSS-8) is available to assist you with registration.

Symposium Fee

  Early-Bird Registration
(On or Before Sep. 1, 2017)
Late and On-Site Registration
(After Sep. 1, 2017)
Regular
(SSSJ member)
JPY 45,000 JPY 55,000
Regular
(non-SSSJ member)
JPY 55,000 JPY 65,000
Student
(SSSJ member)
JPY 15,000 JPY 20,000
Student
(non-SSSJ member)
JPY 17,000 JPY 22,000
Accompanying person JPY 2,000

Regular and Student Registration Fee Includes: Program booklet, Abstract memory stick (USB), and attendance to Sessions and Exhibition.
Accompanying persons Registration Fee Includes: Access to Exhibition room.

Name Badge

On registration, each attendee will receive a name badge. You are requested to wear it permanently visible at the symposium and all related events.

Conference Bag

Participants will receive a conference bag, containing the printed program of the symposium, the complete abstract book in a memory stick (USB), a name badge, and other useful information.

Welcome Reception

The welcome reception will start at 17:30 on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at Espoir, the restaurant in the congress center. It is free for all the participants of the symposium.

Banquet

A banquet will start at 18:00 on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba. The excursion buses will bring you to Tsukuba Center (near the banquet place) after the excursion.

Banquet
Date & Time Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location Banquet room Subaru, Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba
Fee Regular: JPY 6,000
Student: JPY 3,000
Accompanying person: JPY 3,000

Excursion

Excursion tours will start after the morning sessions on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Several buses of four different courses will depart from the symposium place and, after excursion, the buses return to the Tsukuba Center (near the banquet place) before the banquet. All Excursion bookings are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Excursion
Content Click HERE for the details of each course
Date & Time Oct. 25, noon (12:00 p.m.) - 5:30 p.m.
Fee JPY 3,000

*A lunch box will be served on the bus.
*Returning time will vary depending on the course you choose.
*The excursion buses will bring you to the Tsukuba Center (near the banquet place) and Tsukuba International Congress Center after the excursion.
*Medical expenses for injuries and illness and Travel insurance are NOT included.
*Tour Price is calculated on Feb. 28, 2017.

Tokyo Sightseeing Guide

We organize a one-day trip to Tokyo for accompanying persons on Oct. 24. Currently a tour is planned to visit Ginza, Odaiba, and Asakusa but it is flexible along with the participants' requests. Please let us know your requests via the Remarks field in the registration form. If we could gather enough number, we will arrange the trip and send the detailed information to the participants.

Notes:

Childcare

We will prepare a childcare room in Tsukuba International Congress Center during the symposium period. The cost is 500 JPY per hour and children under 12 years old are eligible to participate. If you would like to use the childcare service, please contact (isss8@sssj.org) by the end of August, 2017.

Accommodation

Room rates are only available for Oct. 22 - Oct. 25 inclusive. Nights outside these dates can be requested in the Remarks field on the registration form but cannot necessarily be guaranteed at the same rate.

Locations of the hotels around the congress center can be checked on the access map.

Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba
Room Rate Single (1 bed, Single occupancy): JPY 10,260
Twin (2 beds, Double occupancy): JPY 18,360
Check-in / out Time Check-in 2:00 p.m. / Check-out 11:00 a.m.
Address 1-1364-1 Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0031
Phone +81-29-852-1112
Hotel URL http://www.okura-tsukuba.co.jp/eng/
Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba Epochal
Room Rate Single (1 bed, Single occupancy): JPY 9,720
Twin (2 beds, Double occupancy): JPY 17,280
Check-in / out Time Check-in 2:00 p.m. / Check-out 11:00 a.m.
Address 2-20-1 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0032
Phone +81-29-860-7700
Hotel URL http://www.okura-tsukuba.co.jp/eng/rooms_epo/
Daiwa Roynet Hotel TSUKUBA
Room Rate Single (1 bed, Single occupancy): JPY 9,900
Twin (2 beds, Double occupancy): JPY 13,800
Check-in / out Time Check-in 2:00 p.m. / Check-out 11:00 a.m.
Address 1-5-7, Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0031
Phone +81-29-863-3755
Hotel URL http://www.daiwaroynet.jp/english/tsukuba/
Tsukuba-Daily Inn
Room Rate Single (1 bed, Single occupancy): JPY 6,200
Check-in / out Time Check-in 4:00 p.m. / Check-out 10:00 a.m.
Address 1-12-4, Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047
Phone +81-29-856-5185
Hotel URL http://www.55-hotels.com/tsukuba-dailyinn/
(Japanese website only)
Hotel Tsukuba Hills (Gakuen Nishi Odori)
Room Rate Single (1 bed, Single occupancy): JPY 7,000
Check-in / out Time Check-in 3:00 p.m. / Check-out 10:00 a.m.
Address 8-7, Higashiarai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0033
Phone +81-29-896-3331
Hotel URL http://breezbay-group.com/tsukuba-hills/
(Japanese website only)

*Services included: room, a breakfast, 8% consumption tax and service charge
*Services not included: personal expenses (laundry, telephone bill, mini-bar, medical expenses due to injury or illness, travel insurance)
*Please notify ISSS-8 Registration desk (isss-8rgst@or.knt.co.jp) if you expect to arrive at your hotel after 10:00 p.m. to avoid the cancellation of your reservation.
*Please write smoking or non-smoking room request in "Remarks" on the online registration page. Your request will be forwarded to the hotel. However, please kindly understand that smoking/non-smoking rooms may not be provided as you requested depending on the room vacancy.
*Full payment will be required to complete your reservation.

Payment

For all payments made through Online Registration must be completed in Japanese Yen (JPY) by credit card or Bank transfer. Neither checks nor cash are accepted. On the other hand, at the onsite registration, cash and credit card are accepted. Your registration will be completed after the payment.

1) Credit Card (VISA, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club or JCB only)

Total amount will be charged to your credit card after Sep. 21, 2017. (Note:) Drawer of the transaction will be "Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. / KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL and etc.". Please use a credit card which is valid at least until Oct. 31, 2017.

2) Bank Transfer

Please make your Bank transfer to:

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.
Suzuran Branch
SWIFT code (Routing No) SMBCJPJT
Account No.: 6103616
Account Name: Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.

Confirmation

Attendees will receive a final confirmation by e-mail within 2 weeks before the conference. Please present this confirmation at the Registration Desk at the conference venue as proof of your registration.

Change & Cancellation

Before the deadline, you may change and cancel your registration freely, i.e., you can cancel any reservation or registration with no charge. All the paid fee will be refunded on cancellation. After Sept. 1, 2017, early-bird registration fee will NOT be refunded. After Sept. 21, 2017, online registration site will be closed and all fees except for accommodation will NOT be refunded.
To change or cancel your registration after Sep. 21, 2017, a written notification should be sent to Kinki Nippon Tourist by e-mail (isss-8rgst@or.knt.co.jp).
The date and time of the change and cancellation will be based on the working hours (Monday through Friday 09:30am-5:30pm (Japan time) except national holidays. After working hours, cancellation will be made on the next working day, which may incur charges.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation Policy of Symposium
Early-Bird Registration
On or Before Sep. 1, 2017 No Charge
After Sep. 1, 2017 No Refund
Late Registration
On or Before Sep. 21, 2017 No Charge
After Sep. 21, 2017 No Refund
Cancellation Policy of Banquet, and Excursion
On or Before Sep. 21, 2017 No Charge
After Sep. 21, 2017 No Refund
Cancellation Policy of Accommodation
Until 21 days before the night of stay No Charge
20 to 8 days before the night of stay 20% of accommodation charge
7 to 2 days before the night of stay 30% of accommodation charge
1 day before the night of stay 40% of accommodation charge
On the reserved day
(before hotel’s check-in time)
50% of accommodation charge
On the reserved day
(after hotel’s check-in time)
100% of accommodation charge
No show without notice 100% of accommodation charge

Contact Information

ISSS-8 Registration Desk
Risa Tanaka (MS)

Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (Kintetsu International Tokyo)
Sumitomo-shoji Kanda-Izumi-cho Bldg.13F, 1-13 Kandaizumi-cho,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0024

Tel:+81-3-6891-9354 Fax:+81-3-6891-9409
E-mail: isss-8rgst@or.knt.co.jp
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 - 17:30 (Japan time)
*We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Japanese national holidays

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Plan & Operation

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Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.

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Travel Agency Registration No.1944 by the Japan Tourism Agency
Member of Bond Guarantee, Member of Travel Agency Fair Trade Council

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Privacy Manager: Kazuomi Yamashita

TEL: +81-3-6891-9600
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