Official languageJapanese is the Official language of the congress, however, some programs will be conducted in English.
*Plenary Lectures: Japanese
*Symposia: Japanese/English (depends on the lecturers)
*Talk/Posters: Japanese/English (depends on the lecturers)
*No interpretrrration will be provided.
ClimateKyoto is usually hot at the time of scheduled Conference. The average temperature in September is in the range 24-32°C.
Gratuities and tippingsTipping is not necessary.
A service charge is included in hotel and restaurant bills, etc.
Power SupplyAlthough 100V is the standard power supply throughout Japan, with a frequency of 60Hz in the Kyoto area.
Plugs are the Japanese two-pin variety
Currency and ShoppingThe unit of currency is Japanese yen. You can exchange foreign currency at banks, international airports, and other authorized money exchangers.
VAT/TaxesVAT is 5％ on the purchase price of most items.
VISAUpon your request, Visa information will be issued after your Registration.
For more information about visas, please check the website of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affaires: http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html