FAQ

  1. What time does the conference begin and end?
    • Please check here for the detailed program schedule.

  1. What should I wear? Is there a dress code at the conference?
    • Formal or casual-formal attire will be appreciated.

  1.  How can I register? What are the registration rates and how should I pay?
    • Please check the registration page for details.
    • Payment can be made online via Paypal, MasterCard or VISA.

  1. When is the deadline for registration?
    • Early bird registration ends on April 10, 2018.

  1. Are meals included in the registration fees?
    • Yes. Lunch for April 26 & 27 as well as dinner on April 27 will be covered by the registration fee.

  1. Where is the conference venue? How can I get there?
    • Shi-iki Hall, Kyushu University, Ito Campus, Fukuoka, Japan.
    • Shi-iki Hall is number 61 on this map of the campus.
    • Access information to Kyushu University, Ito Campus is available here.

  1. How can I reserve a hotel room and what are the rates?
    • The nearest hotel is ‘Hotel new GAEA’ (http://www.hotelnewgaea.com/itoshima/en/). It will take a 15 minutes bus ride from the hotel to the venue at the cost of 200 JPY per ride.
    • There are a variety of hotels available in the city center (Tenjin/Hakata) https://www.booking.com/landmark/jp/tenjin.html. It will take around 1 hour from city center to the venue and the transport cost will be about 750 JPY per ride.
    • The average rate for business hotels in Fukuoka is about 10,000 JPY per person per night.

  1. Where can I find travel and transportation information?

  1. Is there any poster presentation – is there any template I should be using?
    • Yes. Paper size should be A0 and font size should be minimum 20 pts.

  1. Is there funding available to help with travel/registration costs?
    • No

  1. Will I receive a certificate as a presenter?
    • Yes, all paper presenters will be given certificates issued by the conference organizing committee.

  1. Is there any Wi-Fi in the venue?
    • Yes

  1. How can I obtain a letter of invitation (for international attendees seeking travel visas)?
    • Those who need an invitation letter for visa, please send an email to socialtech2025@gmail.com stating your full names, passport number, nationality, and date of birth.
    • Please note that registration is required before issuing an invitation letter.

  1. What is the weather like in Fukuoka?
    • The weather in April is a bit chilly as Spring sets in.
    • Please refer to the weather forecast through this link.

  1. Where can I acquire the conference proceedings?
    • Proceedings for the 2018 conference will be availed in this website after the conference.

  1. My question is not listed here. Whom do I contact?
    • For further queries, please contact: socialtech2025@gmail.com