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Registration

The registration process is the prerequisite to attend the 10th International Aquarium Congress.
Registration is necessary for all participants.
Name badges will be provided to identify those who registered.
Registration by itself does not allow everyone to attend the congress programme or social events.
Please read carefully the specifications below before starting your registration process.

If you have any questions please email Registration Desk for IAC 2018 Fukushima
(reg-iac2018@convention.co.jp).

Click here for online registration

Registration Categories and Fees

  Early Bird registration*
(Dec 2017 - Apr 30, 2018 
June 30, 2018)
Regular registration**
May 1, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018)
(July 1, 2018
Late registration
(Sep 15, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018)
Full
Congress
Attendee
JPY 60,000 JPY 70,000 JPY 80,000
One
Day
Attendee
JPY 30,000 JPY 35,000 JPY 40,000
One Day
Attendee
with
Special Rate
***Conditions apply
JPY 20,000 JPY 23,000 JPY 26,000
* *To be entitled to the early bird registration fee you must have registered and paid by April 30, 2018 (JST) June 30, 2018(JST)
** To be entitled to the regular registration fee you must have registered and paid by Sept 14, 2018 (JST)
*** Special Rate is only for those who have worked in aquariums or related organizations for total period of less than 10 years by the date of the congress. (E.g. Zoo and aquarium related organizations, fisheries experimental station, regional fisheries research laboratory, etc.) In order to register with the special rate category, the document which qualify the length of the employment with the official seal from the organization needs to be submitted upon registration.
The document form can be downloaded below.
CERTIFICATION証明書

※JST = Japanese Standard Time

Full congress registration includes

  • Entry to all congress sessions and the exhibition
  • Refreshment and Lunches
  • Ice Break in Tokyo:On the evening of November 5, 2018 at Tokyo Sea Life Park
  • Pre-Event in Tokyo:Visit to Tokyo Sea Life Park and Lunch on November 6, 2018
  • One set of congress materials
  • Aquamarine Fukushima Admission

※Please note that the transfer from Tokyo to Iwaki on November 6th is not included.

One Day registration includes

  • Entry to all congress sessions and the exhibition
  • Refreshment and Lunch
  • One set of congress materials
  • Aquamarine Fukushima Admission

Please note that the one day registration is only valid during the date of issue regardless of entry time.

One Day registration with Special Rate includes

  • Entry to all congress sessions and the exhibition
  • One set of congress materials except a congress souvenir
  • Aquamarine Fukushima Admission

Please note that the one day registration is only valid during the date of issue regardless of entry time.
*** Special Rate is only for those who have worked in aquariums or related organizations for total period of less than 10 years by the date of the congress.
(E.g. Zoo and aquarium related organizations, fisheries experimental station, regional fisheries research laboratory, etc.)
In order to register with the special rate category, the document which qualify the length of the employment with the official seal from the organization needs to be submitted upon registration. The document form can be downloaded below.

CERTIFICATION証明書

Option

Please note that Congress Fee does not include fees for Welcome Party, Gala Party, Travel, Accommodation, Airport transfers and other optional tours.
Welcome Party and Gala Party are available at additional cost and should be booked in advance at the online registration.

Option Welcome Party November 6, 2018 JPY 1,000
Gala Party November 10, 2018 JPY 5,000

Delegate's Accompanying Person

Accompanying Persons cannot attend the congress sessions but have free entry to the exhibition, Ice Break, Pre-Event and to Aquamarine Fukushima. Ice Break and Pre-Event should be booked in advance.

Welcome Party, Gala Party, other social events and tours are available to Accompanying Persons at additional cost and should be booked in advance.

Please register Accompanying Person's details at the same time as registering the Delegate.

Payment Information

All payments must be made in Japanese yen.

1) Credit Card

American Express, Visa, Master Card, Diners Club and JCB are acceptable.

2) Bank Transfer

Remittance must be completed within 7 days after the "On-line Registration".

Bank account information will be provided on the last page of the "On-line Registration".
Please note that all transfer charges must be paid by participants.
Please make sure to indicate your name and registration number.

Please note: all inbound and outbound bank charges for remittance should be borne by the remitter and cannot be deducted from the fee. Please ensure and give instructions to your bank to this effect. If charges are deducted and the payment received by the Registration Desk for IAC 2018 Fukushima does not cover the total registration fees, the difference will have to be settled by the participant at the congress.

Registration Procedure

On-line Registration

Please click the "On-line Registration" button at the top of this page.

On-line Registration

1. Please access the online registration system through the button at the top of this page and enter your profile.
2. A URL will be sent to your email address to set up your Login ID and password.
3. Please select your registration category and other options.
* In the case you have already registered your profile, please start from this step.
4. Please choose a payment method, either via credit card or via bank transfer.
* If a payment method is not chosen within the next one hour, pending registrations will be automatically cancelled.
5. A confirmation letter and receipt can be printed out when the payment is confirmed.
Note:

To change/add registrations after fixing on the payment method, please click on your registration number on the menu page of the online system.

Confirmation of Registration

Your registration confirmation and receipt can be printed out through the "on-line Registration" page, when you have completed your payment.

Note:

The registration confirmation can be printed out as many times as you wish.
The receipt can be printed only once. Please inquire the Registration Desk if you have failed to print it out.

Cancellation Policy

Refund for cancellations of registration will be made subject to the following deadlines and administrative charges:

  • Cancellation before Sep 14, 2018 (JST) : 50% of the registration fee
  • There will be no refund on cancellations on and after Sep 15, 2018 (JST)

All cancellations must be made via email to the Registration Desk for IAC 2018 Fukushima and the refund will be made within 30 working days after the congress.

The Secretariat of IAC 2018 Fukushima reserves the right to cancel the congress in the event of inclement weather or unexpected circumstances (such as earthquakes, typhoons, novel influenza epidemics etc). In case of cancellation due to the above mentioned reasons, there will be no refund of the registration fee.

Visa Documents

To visit Japan, you must have a valid passport. A visa is required for citizens of countries that do not have visa-exempt agreements with Japan. If you wish for an official invitation letter to arrange your visa, please select "Need of Visa documents" when registering.

Contact

Registration Desk for IAC2018 Fukushima

(c/o Japan Convention Services, Inc)
18F Daido Seimei Kasumigaseki Bldg. 1-4-2 Kasumigaseki,
Chiyodaku, Tokyo, JAPAN 100-0013
E-mail: reg-iac2018@convention.co.jp

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