Information for Participants

Name badge

All attendees are requested to wear their name badge in the conference venue (Nagoya Congress Center), particularly when entering the session or exhibition rooms and receiving a lunch box and coffee service, since other events would be held simultaneously in the venue.

Registration desk

The registration desk will be opened for conference material pick-up and on-site registration as follows.

Sunday, September 9:
ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, Rose Room
Sunday, September 9:17:00 – 20:00
(Welcome Reception)17:00 – 20:00. (see the map below)
From Monday, September 10 to Friday, September 14:
In front of the Event Hall, where exhibition and poster sessions are held, on the 1st floor in Bldg. 1 (see the floor map for detail);
Monday, September 10:8:00 - 18:00
Tuesday, September 11:8:00 - 18:00
Wednesday, September 12:8:00 - 17:00
Thursday, September 13:8:00 - 16:00
Friday, September 14:8:00 - 9:00 (no payments accepted on Friday)


Free WiFi is available in all session and exhibition rooms. Note, however, that the transmission capacity is limited. Hence, please refrain from down/uploading of heavy files, since it might cause an inconvenience for other participants. The details of the service are given at the registration desk.

Lunch and coffee Breaks

From Monday Sep. 10 to Thursday Sep. 13, free lunch box and coffee/tea will be served during the break time in the Event Hall, where exhibition and poster sessions are held. The coffee/tea will be served in the lobby of Shirotori Hall after the plenary talk on Friday, Sep. 14 (the last day of the conference)..

Welcome reception and registration on Sunday, September 9

Welcome Reception (Get-together party) is held on Sunday, September 9, from 17:00 to 20:00, in ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya (5F Rose Room). During the reception party, the registration desk is opened in the same room. The party fee is included in the conference registration. ANA Crown Plaza Hotel is located just at the south gate of Kanayama integrated station (JR, Meitetsu, and subway lines), around which some conference hotels are located (including ANA itself).

Conference banquet

The conference banquet will be held in a restaurant inside Atsuta shrine on Wednesday, September 12, from 18:45 to 20:45. Bus transportation from the conference venue will be arranged. The details of the banquet and the bus transportation will be announced during the conference. The banquet fee is included in the registration.