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Attending

IxAP 2016 will be held at Kochi University of Technology in Kochi, Japan.  The following links contain useful information for attendees:

Visa

For those who need a visa support letter, please contact itap2016@xrenlab.com.

Registration

Early registration opens now!  https://www.regonline.com/ixap2016affiliatedidhf2016

Please note that at least one author must register for each accepted submission (paper or poster).

Lunch/dinner/coffee break/refreshments will be freely provided by the conference.

Conference Registration Fees:

 

Early (ends September 11st)

Late (ends October 5th )

On-site (October 20th)

Student

$150

$250

$350

Non-Student

$300

$400

$500


Cancellation/Refund Policy:

For registration fees, cancellations will be accepted until September 21st, 2016. Refunds will be made in full less a $100 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds issued after September 21st, 2016.

Arrival

For attendees who arrive at international airports in Japan (Tokyo Haneda airport; Tokyo Narita airport, or Osaka Kansai airport), the possible routes to Kochi include:

Note: We suggest coming to Kochi using flight. It's quicker and more economical.  The airfare  between the flight until International airports (Haneda, Narita, Kansai) and until Kochi Ryoma airport is only around 10,000 yen to 20,000 yen difference.  People who lands in Haneda can take domestic flight to Kochi directly, but other people who lands in Narita or Kansai, they firstly need to move to domestic airport by bus.

--By Air--

□From Haneda Airport:

Haneda airport (Take a flight) → Kochi Ryoma airport

Total time: around 1 hour

□From Narita Airport:

Narita airport (Take a train: NARITA EXPRESS or Take a bus <~90mins>) → Haneda airport (Take a flight<~80mins>) → Kochi Ryoma airport

Total time: around 3-3.5 hours

□From Kansai Airport:

Kansai airport (Take a bus: Airport Limousine <~70mins>) → Itami airport (Take a flight<~45mins>) → Kochi Ryoma airport

Total time: Around 3 hours

--By Train--


■From Narita Airport:

Narita airport (Take a train: NARITA EXPRESS) → Tokyo station (Take a Shinkansen (bullet train)) → Okayama Station (Take a train) → Kochi station

Total time: around 8 hours
Total fare: around 20,000 yen (one way only)

■From Haneda Airport:

Haneda(Take a train: KEIKYU KUKO LINE)→ Shinagawa (Take a Shinkansen (bullet train)) → Okayama Station (Take a train) → Kochi station

Total time: around 7 hours
Total fare: around 20,000 yen (one way only)

■From Kansai Airport:

Kansai airport (Take a Train) → Kyoto Station (Take a Shinkansen(bullet train)) → Okayama station (Take a train) → Kochi station

Total time: around 6 hours
Total fare: around 15,000 yen (one way only)

Note:

Air fare information for all international visitors to Japan:

ANA airline is offering passengers a special discount fare for ANA Japan domestic flights connecting to/from ANA international flights. You can enjoy great savings with ANA Domestic connections. Only for 10,000 - 21,600 Yen  (round trip) and you will be connected to/from all over Japan! For more information, please visit: http://www.ana.co.jp/wws/japan/e/local/int/airinfo/promotion/dom_transit/ 

Air fare information for visitors travelling from China only (从中国出发的参会人员请参考一下机票信息):

ANA航空(全日空)目前在中国网站上提供日本国内线特价机票。外国人或者在外国有永居权的日本人凭外国往返日本的机票,可以买到往返日期之内的日本国内段优惠飞机票,10,800~13,000日元不等。请注意,务必在搭乘日的前三天完成购票。

全日空目前还有托运行李的优惠,搭乘国际线经济舱,可免费托运2件行李。http://www.ana.co.jp/wws/cn/c/local/campaign/baggage_1407/index.html

具体信息请联系全日看中国客户服务中心:http://www.ana.co.jp/wws/cn/c/local/contact/
 

Accomodation

Southern City Hotel (Headquarter hotel)

http://www.glc.co.jp/southerncity/ 

  • 〒783-0007 933 Akemi Nankoku-shi, Kochi
  • TEL 81-(0)88-863-2000, FAX 81-(0)88-864-3626
  • Check in 15:00 / Check out 11:00
  • 10 minutes from Kochi Ryoma Airport
  • Provide high-speed internet access

This is the hotel where the Special one-day tour bus will leave at 9:00 am. on Oct. 22. All IxAP guests will stay at this hotel for the first two nights from 20 (check-in) to 22 (check-out), and on 22nd they will stay at Hotel Nikko Kochi (see below).

Hotel Nikko Kochi 

http://www.nikko-kochi.jp/

  • 〒780-0832 9-15 Kutanda, Kochi-shi, Kochi
  • TEL 81-88-885-5111, FAX 81-88-885-5115
  • Check in 14:00 / Check out 11:00
  • 30 minutes from Kochi Ryoma Airport
  • Provide high-speed internet access

The first-ranking luxury hotel in Shikoku offers great deals on comfortable room accommodations and commands a panoramic view of the central area of Kochi. At the rear of Hotel Nikko Kochi / Asahi Royal, a cruiser is available for sightseeing along Urado Bay. The large banquet hall accommodates a maximum of one thousand people, which is the perfect setting for your next business or social event. Hotel Nikko Kochi / Asahi Royal is the newest executive-class hotel along the waterfront, and our affiliated facilities include Kuroshio Country Club.

New Hankyu Kochi

http://www.hankyu-hotel.com/cgi-bin2/cms2/index_en.cgi?hid=38kouchishh

  • 〒780-8561 4-2-50, Honmach, Kochi-shi, Kochi
  • TEL 81-88-873-1111, FAX 81-88-873-1145
  • Check in 13:00 / Check out 11:00
  • 30 minutes from Kochi Ryoma Airport
  • Provide high-speed internet access

Located across from Kochi Castle in the center of Kochi's government office and business district, The Crown Palais New Hankyu Kochi offers 242 guest rooms in an extensive variety of configurations as well as a large banquet hall that can accommodate 1,800. This upscale city resort-style hotel also features a full selection of modern facilities, including Japanese, Western, and Chinese restaurants, bars, and a membership-based fitness club.

Provided transportations 

Will be announced shortly 

Sightseeing  

The following links provide tourist information for Kochi:

-http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/regional/kochi/
http://visitkochijapan.com/
http://japan.kochi.tourism.web.transer.com/bb_url_ej.php?ctw_=sT,eCR-JE,bF,hT,uaHR0cDovL3d3dy5hdHRha2Eub3IuanAv,f20140418112327-0,cRVVDLUpQ,