|Date||January 15 (Tue) – 18 (Fri), 2019|
|Venue||Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel South Building
Yakebitai-yama, Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun Nagano, 381-0400 Japan
|Presidents||Prof. Kazuhiro Hongo (Japan)
Prof. Masakazu Takayasu (Japan)
Prof. Takanori Fukushima (USA)
|Key Dates||Abstract submission deadline||October 30, 2018|
|Notification of abstract acceptance||November 15, 2018|
|Hotel Reservation||August 1 to October 31, 2018|
|* The accommodation fee changes depending on the dates you make your reservation. Please check with the hotel agent for details.|
|Dress Code||Smart casual or Business Casual|
The average temperature in January in Shiga-Kogen is around 3℃
The currency used in Shiga-Kogen and in the rest of Japan is the Japanese Yen (JPY). No other foreign currency is accepted.
The electrical power supply in Japan is 100V, 50Hz/60Hz
Japan has 8% rate of Value Added tax. However, you can get VAT refunds when you leave the country, if you are a resident from outside the Japan.
From outside Japan, add 81 to the local number.
Tipping in Japan is not mandatory. It could be said that, tipping is not a common practice in Japan. In many cases, maybe most, tips may be politely refused.