The PDF version of the symposium program is downloadable from this web site. Please download it, and bring it with your laptop, tablet, etc. We prepare only a limited number of the printed programs at the General Information Desk for a paperless symposium.
Web image files which contain the program and abstracts are downloadable from the web site. It will be released on November 21st.
When you come to the symposium venue, please visit the reception desk in front of each session room first. At the reception desk, you will receive your name card with a holder. An on-site application to the session party is also possible. In addition, if you are among those who will get travel support from NIPR, you need to bring your receipt and boarding pass for your air travel coming to Tokyo.
If you have any questions which are not specific to each session (i.e., banquet, lunch, route, etc.), please visit the General Information Desk at the 1F Entrance Hall of NIPR. It will be open at 09:00 - 16:30 every day.
NIPR wireless LAN service is available in the NIPR area including Auditorium, Seminar room, Multipurpose Conference room, and lounges (connecting corridors on 2nd-6th floors) and in the ISM seminar room (D305 & 304). Please ask how to use it at each reception desk or to a symposium staff.
Tea and coffee are available near each reception desk.
Food and drinks except for bottled water are prohibited in the NIPR 2F Auditorium.
Lunch boxes are sold on the 1st floor at NIPR. There are some restaurants for lunch near NIPR. Please refer to the lunch map in this web page. In case you buy a lunch box, the following areas are available for having lunch.
No food and drinks (except for bottled water) inside NIPR 2F Auditorium - thank you.
NIPR will host an informal buffet-style symposium banquet on the evening of Dec. 4th as follows.
All the symposium participants are welcome to attend (regardless of pre-registration).
Date and Time : Tue., Dec. 4th 18:30～20:30
Place : Tachikawa Grand Hotel (3-minutes walk from JR Tachikawa Station North Exit)
Entrance fee : 3,000 yen (1,500 yen for students)
Registration and payment : at the party reception after arriving at the Grand Hotel
* Shuttle buses will be served between NIPR and the banquet place before the banquet. Buses will leave the south exit of NIPR main building (polar science museum side) between 17:30 and 18:10 on Dec. 4th. Departure times are at 17:30, 17:40, ~18:00 and ~18:10.
Some session parties except for Antarctic meteorites/Hayabusa joint session (smaller, informal buffet-style parties with drinks and some food after the afternoon session) at NIPR are also planned by session conveners on the evening of Dec. 5th. Joint session party of Antarctic meteorites with Hayabusa will be held at the JAXA Sagamihara Campus on the evening on Dec. 5th. Please refer to the symposium time table and register at each session reception desk. Everyone is welcome to join them, too. Please feel free to ask anyone at the reception if you have any questions or requests. Welcome and enjoy.