JAACT2016

Online Registration and Hotel Accommodation

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Registration: September 30, 2016
  • Deadline for early registration: August 31, 2016

*Each presenting author is requested to complete registration and payment (or providing credit card infomation) by August 31 for inclusion his/her presentation into JAACT2016 program.

Registration Fee (JPY)

  Early registration Late registration On-site
JAACT/ESACT*
Member
40,000 JPY 60,000 JPY 60,000 JPY
Non-member
(from Overseas)
40,000 JPY 80,000 JPY 80,000 JPY
Non-Member
(Domestic)
80,000 JPY 80,000 JPY 80,000 JPY
Student 20,000 JPY 30,000 JPY 30,000 JPY
Accompanying Person 20,000 JPY 30,000 JPY 30,000 JPY

NOTE:

Registration fee for Member, Non-member or Student per person includes the following.

  1. (a) Meeting materials (e.g., one copy of the Abstract Book)
  2. (b) Admission to all sessions.
  3. (c) Get together fee on November 9 (Wed)
  4. (d) Excursion & Banquet fee on November 11 (Fri)

*Registration fee for JAACT/ESACT Member is available for the member of division of cell processing Engineering, the Society for Biotechnology, Japan (SBJ).

Excursion & Banquet on November 11 (Fri) *Tentative

*included in the registration fee
*In some cases, we may decline your request and ask you to change course.

Excursion Course A: Japanese Culture Course

14:30 dep. Kobe International Conference Center
14:40 -- 15:10 Kobe GMP facilities of Manufacturing Technology Association of Biologics (MAB)
15:30 -- 16:15 Soraku-en (Japanese garden)
16:35 -- 17:35 Kobe Shu-Shin-Kan (Sake Breweries)
18:00 arr. Banquet (Kobe Animal Kingdom) start 18:30

*Minimum participants to hold each tour: 20 persons (maximum: 90 persons)


Excursion Course B: Memorial Sites of the Great Earthquake Course

14:30 dep. Kobe International Conference Center
14:50 -- 15:50 The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Museum
16:00 -- 16:30 Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park
16:50 -- 17:10 Kobe GMP facilities of Manufacturing Technology Association of Biologics (MAB)
17:30 arr. Banquet (Kobe Animal Kingdom) start 18:30

*Minimum participants to hold each tour: 20 persons (maximum: 90 persons)


Excursion Course C: Himeji Castle & Kokoen Course

13:10 dep. Kobe International Conference Center
14:45 -- 16:15 Himeji Castle & Koko-en (Japanese garden)
17:45 arr. Banquet (Kobe Animal Kingdom) start 18:30

*Presenter of Oral session 1 cannot participate in this course.

*Minimum participants to hold each tour: 20 persons (maximum: 45 persons)


Hotel Accommodation

0450-1605-012

Reservation period: November 8 - November 13 check out

Rooms at the following hotels in Kobe have been reserved at special rates for JAACT2016.
Participants wishing to reserve hotels should apply online no later than September 30, 2016.
No reservations will be confirmed until the accommodation fee has been paid.
Hotel reservations are processed on a first-come-first-served basis.

Hotel Map

Code: S: Single room for 1 person / TU: Twin room for 1 person / T: Twin room for 2 person

Venue (Port Island)

No Name of Hotel Room Type Rate Note
except Sat. Sat. (Nov. 12)
1 Kobe Portopia Hotel S 18,000 20,000  
TU 20,000 24,000
T 23,000 32,000
2 Hotel Pearl City Kobe S 12,000 14,000  

JR Sannomiya Sta

No Name of Hotel Room Type Rate Note
except Sat. Sat. (Nov. 12)
3 The b Kobe S 14,500 16,000  
4 APA Hotel Kobe Sannomiya S 13,500 15,000  
5 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kobe Sannomiya S 11,000 13,000  

JR Kobe Station

No Name of Hotel Room Type Rate Note
except Sat. Sat. (Nov. 12)
6 Chisun Hotel Kobe S 9,000 9,500  

Above rates are per room per night in Japanese Yen, including 10% service charge and 8% consumption tax.
* Personal expenses, such as room service, mini bar, laundry service and any others are NOT included.
Above rates and information are subject to change without notice.

>>Terms and Conditions of Travel (accommodation) >> Click here

Payment

Payment should be made in Japanese Yen by credit card. Bank transfers are available for domestic participants only.
* If you are overseas participant and cannot pay by credit card, please contact the JAACT2016 Desk.

  • Credit Card
    VISA, Master Card, AMEX, DINERS and JCB cards are available.
    Please register your credit card information as soon as possible after completing online registration.
    * For early registration fee payment, please register your credit card information by August 31, 2016.
    * Credit card payment transactions will be made after the beginning of September 2016.
    * Charges will be shown on your statement as "Kinki Nippon Tourist".
  • Bank Transfer (Please wire transfer to following bank account.)
    Bank remittance

Cancellation

In case of change or cancellation, written notification should be sent directly to the JAACT2016 Desk to avoid any problems.

Cancellation charges:

Registration

Non refundable after August 31
(After the conference, the conference proceeding will be delivered.)

Hotel Accommodation

In case the hotel reservation is cancelled, your paid amount will be refunded after deducting bank charges/commission, handling charge and cancellation fee as follows.

Cancellation Date Charge
Up to 21 days prior to the date of stay No charge
20-8 days prior to the date of stay 20% of one night accommodation fee
7-2 days prior to the date of stay 30% of one night accommodation fee
1 day before the date of stay 40% of one night accommodation fee
On the date of stay (before check-in time) 50% of one night accommodation fee
On the date of stay (after check-in time)
or no notice given
100% of one night accommodation fee

*Failure to check in on the arrival date without prior notice may result in automatic cancellation of the entire reservation.

Refunds

Refunds will be made after the conference period.

Invitation Letter

A formal invitation letter will be written upon request to the persons who present a paper in the meeting. Such an invitation letter is only to help the participants to expedite their travel arrangements and is not a commitment by the Organizing Committee to provide financial support.

Japanese Visa

A visa is required for citizens of countries and regions that do not have Visa Exemption Arrangements with Japan. JAACT2016 participants should familiarize themselves with visa requirements well in advance of the conference.
The JAACT2016 organizers encourage you to apply for your visa as early as possible. Please contact the Embassy or Consulate General of Japan nearest you for more information and advice.
The authoritative sources of information are found in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan at http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

The JAACT2016 organizers CANNOT INTERVENE with Japanese Embassies abroad or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on behalf of any participant, however, may provide assistance for visa application. Please fill out the questionnaire below and send e-mail to jaact2016@or.knt.co.jp

>> Questionnaire for documents for visa application to enter Japan

The following documents will be prepared and sent to you by Express Mail Service (EMS).

  • Letter of Reason for Invitation
  • Letter of Guarantee (if necessary)
  • Schedule of Stay in Japan
  • Certificate of Employment of Symposium Chairperson

If you need any other documents, please ask jaact2016@or.knt.co.jp

* Pre-registration and providing credit card information is required to process your request for the documents. After pre-registration, please go to the payment form to register your credit card information and write your registration ID in the questionnaire.

Inquiry

JAACT2016 Desk
Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT)
Nagoya MICE Branch
E-mail: jaact2016@or.knt.co.jp
FAX: +81-52-563-1846

Privacy Policy

Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. uses your personal information provided for the registration and travel arrangement for the original purposes of this conference as and when necessary.
And your personal information will be held in the strictest confidence in accordance with our privacy policy.
Please refer to our website http://www.knt.co.jp/keiki/privacy1.html concerning the company contacts for personal information of Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.