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  • Important Dates:

    On-site registration
    Available for the Congress, Post-Congress Meeting, Congress Dinner, Social Event Tickets for accompanying person, Roundtable Discussion, Japanese Cultural Program and YS Night Out.

    September 23, 2017
    Deadline of e-mail application for the Roundtable Discussion.

    September 18, 2017
    Deadline of online applications for the Post-Congress Meeting, Congress Dinner, Social Event Tickets for accompanying person, Japanese Cultural Program and YS Night Out.

    September 11, 2017
    Deadline for the Local Poster Printing Service

    August 31, 2017
    Extended to September 11, 2017
    Deadline Advanced Registration

    June 30, 2017
    Extended to July 31, 2017
    Deadline Early Bird Registration

    May 21, 2017
    Deadline Late-Breaking Abstract Submission

    April 30, 2017
    Notification Abstract/Poster Presentations

    February 28, 2017
    March 14, 2017

    Deadline Abstract Submission

    December 1, 2016
    Registration Open
    Hotel Reservation Open

    October 18, 2016
    Abstract Submission Open

Useful Information

Compass Vol 16 No 3 September 2017
Compass Vol 16 No 2 June 2017
Compass Vol 16 No 1 March 2017
Compass Vol 15 No 4 December 2016

Climate of Kyoto

Climate of KyotoKyoto is known for its unique climate and weather.
September is late summer and is the other best season along with spring to visit Kyoto. Mild and sunny weather prevails on most days.
The average temperature in Kyoto is 24.1 degrees Celsius, and humidity is 68 percent in September. It is a very nice climate to visit.

Optional Tour

There are many places where you can enjoy Japanese cultural experiences in Kyoto. The traditional culture of Japan can be experienced in the many temples and cultural sites. The representative experiences include Tea Ceremony, Flower Arrangement, Kimono/Yukata Wearing, and Zen Meditation. Please check the following sites for more information.

Optional Tour<Experiences and Tours>


  • Tea Ceremony
  • Traditional Crafts
  • Dressing up as a Samurai or Maiko etc.
Optional Tour<Entertainment and Tourist Attractions>


  • Geisha and Strolling Around Kagai
  • Kabuki Theater and Kaomise etc.
Optional Tour<Experience of Maiko, and Kimono Rental>


  • Maiko plan
  • Geisha plan etc.


  • Kyoto 1-Day Tour from Kyoto
  • Kyoto Morning Tour from Kyoto
  • Kyoto Maiko Plan & Kimono Rental at Kyoto Tower etc.

Currency Exchange

You can exchange Japanese yen from US dollar in the Kyoto International Conference Center. Please exchange money with other currencies by bank. Banks are open only on weekdays.