Today’s banquet is held at Nijo-jo castle as scheduled. We expect some rain but there is no roof and no cloak at banquet site. Please come with comfortable clothes and your name badge. [9:30am, Oct. 3]
A conference banquet will be held on Thursday evening, October 3, in front of Kara-mon Gate and Southeast Tower of the Nijo-jo Castle. The Nijo-jo Castle is the Former Imperial Villa, and is UNESCO World Heritage site. The banquet will be opened at 18:30, and closed at 20:30, exactly. Let’s enjoy the fantastic view and atmosphere together.The Banquet site is subject to change from Nijo-jo castle to Ground Prince Hotel Kyoto (next to ICC Kyoto) only if the weather forecast has strong winds and/or heavy rains.
[IMPORTANT] Please note that Banquet will be held at Nijojo Castle (a world heritage) with limited capacity. We kindly ask you to make an early-bird registration (before July 31) for securing your admission. [July 9]
A welcome reception will be held on Sunday evening, September 29 in Kyoto International Conference Center. This is a good opportunity to obtain conference materials, as well as to get acquainted with other participants.
The conference will NOT provide any tours and excursions for the attendee, but you will be able to book them at travel desk in the conference venue during the term. You can also find useful information to plan your nice experience at Kyoto in “Kyoto City Official Travel Guide” and “City of Kyoto Visitors Host” at the link banner below. Concierge or reception of your hotel may also give you some assistance.