Online Registration and Hotel Accommodation

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Registration: September 30, 2018
  • Deadline for early registration: August 31, 2018

*Each presenting author is requested to complete registration and payment by August 31 for inclusion his/her presentation into JAACT2018 program.

Registration Fee (JPY)

  Early registration
on & before Aug. 31
Late registration
Sep. 1 -- Sep. 30
40,000 JPY 60,000 JPY 60,000 JPY
(from Overseas)
40,000 JPY 80,000 JPY 80,000 JPY
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


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 5 (Mon)
  4. (d) Excursion & Banquet fee on November 7 (Wed)

*Registration fee for JAACT/ESACT Member is available for the member of division of cell processing Engineering, the Society for Biotechnology, Japan (SBJ).
*Fee for Accompanying Person includes only (c) and (d).

Excursion & Banquet on November 7 (Wed) *Tentative

*Fee included in registration fee
*In some cases, we may decline your request and ask you to change course.
*Minimum participants to hold each tour: 20 persons (maximum: 90 persons)

Course A: JAXA Tsukuba Space Center

14:30 dep. Tsukuba International Congress Center
JAXA Tsukuba Space Center (Free Time)
18:00 Banquet (Grand Hotel Shinonome)

Course B: Ushiku Daibutsu (statue of Buddha)

14:30 dep. Tsukuba International Congress Center
Ushiku Daibutsu
(the Great Bronze Statue of Buddha)
18:00 Banquet (Grand Hotel Shinonome)

"Ushiku Daibutsu", the Great Bronze Statue of Buddha, with a height of 120m, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s largest standing statue of Buddha. You can rise up to the chest of the Buddha by elevator and enjoy a fine view. Inside the Buddha, a fantastic world is created with a sense of silence and relief of Buddhism.


Hotel Grand Shinonome
488-1, Onozaki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0034 Japan
Phone: +81-29-856-2211

Start: 18:00-

Hotel Accommodation


Reservation period: November 4 - November 9 check out

Rooms at the following hotels in Kobe have been reserved at special rates for JAACT2018.
Participants wishing to reserve hotels should apply online no later than September 30, 2018.
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 / T: Twin room for 2 person

No Name of Hotel Room Type Rate Note
*Adjacent to the conference venue
S 10,000 Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00
Single:17.8m2 / 1 bed (W 140cm or W120cm)
Twin: 17.8m2
*Holywood type / 2 beds (W 100cm)
*Bed in bed / 2 beds (W120cm & W 95cm)
T 16,000
(MAIN Building)
*2min from
TX Tsukuba Sta.
S 10,000 Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00
Single:17.8m2 / W 140cm bed
Sales stopped
*1min from
TX Tsukuba Sta.
S 11,500 Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00
Single:18.2m2 / W 154cm bed
Sales stopped
*Banquet venue on Nov. 7
*8min from
TX Tsukuba Sta.
S 8,000 Check in: 15:00 Check out: 10:00

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 must be in Japanese Yen.
Please make payment as soon as after your registration is completed.

Payment due date:

Early registration: August 31, 2018
Online registration: September 30, 2018
*Please note that each presenting author is requested to make registration and payment by August 31 for inclusion his/her presentation into the program of JAACT 2018.

Payment method:

Credit card payment is recommended. Or bank remittance is available only inside Japan.
If overseas participants would like to pay via bank, please contact the registration desk. In the case, please bear the all remittance charge including that of Japanese bank.

  • Credit Card
    VISA, Master Card, AMEX, DINERS and JCB cards are available.
    Credit card transactions will start after August 31, early registration deadline.
    *Charges will be shown on your statement as "Kinki Nippon Tourist".
  • Bank remittance (available only inside Japan)
    Bank remittance


In case of change or cancellation, written notification should be sent directly to the JAACT2018 Desk to avoid any problems.

Cancellation charges:


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 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. JAACT2018 participants should familiarize themselves with visa requirements well in advance of the conference.
The JAACT2018 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 JAACT2018 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 jaact2018@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 jaact2018@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.


JAACT2018 Desk
Kinki Nippon Tourist Chubu Co., Ltd. (KNT)
Nagoya MICE Branch
E-mail: jaact2018@or.knt.co.jp
FAX: +81-52-563-1846

Privacy Policy

Kinki Nippon Tourist Chubu 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-c.co.jp/privacy/ concerning the company contacts for personal information of Kinki Nippon Tourist Chubu Co., Ltd.