The reception desk will be open on Nov. 11 (Sun) from 17:00 to 19:00 in front of Banquet Room (2F) for Welcome Party at Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima and in front of Room Dahlia at International Conference Center Hiroshima on Nov. 12-14 from to and on Nov. 15 from to . You will receive an abstract book and your name tag there. On-site registration is available at the reception desk.
2. Location and Access
2.1 Conference Site
The conference will be held at Room Dahlia, the International Conference Center Hiroshima in
Address: 1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku,
Phone: +81-(0)82-242-7777/Fax +81-(0)82-242-8010
Take a limousine bus to JR Hiroshima Station (North Entrance) (50 min). Walk to the South entrance of the station and take a bus or a tram car.
From the South Entrance of JR Hiroshima Station:
Take Hiroshima Bus No.24 at the bus platform A-3. Get out at “Heiwa-Kohen (
Tram car (20min): Take car No. 1 (Ujina-yuki). Get out at ”Fukuro-Machi” stop. Five minutes walk from the stop.
From the South Entrance of JR Hiroshima Station:
Tram car (20min): Take Car No. 1 (Ujina-yuki). Get out at “Hiroden-Mae” stop (next to “Fukuro-machi” stop). A few minutes walk from the stop.
3. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
No breakfast, lunch and dinner are served by the organizers of ICMS2007.
The participants are suggested to take lunch at the restaurant next to the conference room or the restaurants near the conference center.
4. Welcome Party - Nov. 11 (Sun.)
All the participants are welcomed to Welcome Party which will be held at Banquet Room (2F) of Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima from to . Small amount of drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
5. Banquet - Nov. 14 (Wed.)
Conference Banquet will be held at Banquet Room (2F) of Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima from to . (On-site entry is available at the reception desk.)
6. Excursion -Nov. 15 (Thu.)
We will visit Miyajima Island,
one of the three most beautiful sceneries in
7. Wireless LAN Internet
A wireless LAN internet is freely available around a reception desk in front of the conference room (Room Dahlia) during Nov. 12 - 15. You should prepare a computer equipped with a wireless LAN adapter card by yourself. The web key for the wireless LAN is provided at the reception desk.
8. Currency Exchange
Information on Japanese local banks which accept currency exchange is provided at the reception desk of Welcome Party (Banquet Room, 2F) in Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima in Nov. 11 and at the desk in front of the conference room (Room Dahlia) during Nov. 12 - 15. Major object currencies are US dollars and Euros.
9. Accompanying Persons’ Program - Nov. 12 (Mon.) and 13 (Tue.)
Two guided tours have been arranged. Transportation fares, entrance fee and others will be paid by each and all, when necessary.
9.1 November 12 (Mon.): Sightseeing in
Please sign up on the list at the reception desk between 17:00 and 19:00 on Sunday, though on-site entry is also acceptable. Please gather at the entrance hall of HSH; the tour will leave promptly at .
9.2 November 13 (Tue): Sightseeing in Onomichi using public transportation. Onomichi is a beautiful city facing to Seto Inland Sea. There are many old temples and other places to visit (http://www.city.onomichi.hiroshima.jp/english/en_index.html).
HSH –JR Hiroshima St. – JR Onomichi St. –Senkoji Temple and Jyodoji Temple - JR Onomichi St. – JR Hiroshima St. - HSH (9:10- 17:30)
Please sign up on the list at the reception desk by 17:00 on Monday, though on-site entry is acceptable. Please gather at the entrance hall of HSH; the tour will leave promptly at .
10. Guidance for Presentation
10.1 Oral Sessions
Oral sessions will start at , except on Monday. Lectures will be 25 minutes talk plus 5 minutes discussion for Invited speakers, and 15 minutes talk plus 5 minutes discussion for Regular speakers. An LCD projector (1024 x 768 screen resolution at 24 bit color depth) will be available. Speakers may use the supplied PC (Dell Inspiron 1300, Celeron M 1.4 GHz, 1.0 GB RAM, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive, USB 2.0) running PowerPoint 2003 and Windows Media Player V. 9.0 under Windows XP Professional SP2 (Japanese Version). A 15-pin mini D-Sub connector cable will be also available to connect presenters’ own laptop. Speakers can test their presentation at the Reception Desk in advance of their talk, but are requested to load their PowerPoint presentation onto the PC in the Session Room prior to the start of their oral session. All speakers should ensure that they keep strictly to the allotted time for their talk.
10.2 Poster Sessions
Poster sessions will be held on Tuesday (Session I) and Wednesday (Session II) from to . Presenters are responsible for mounting their material prior to the opening of their poster session. Poster boards will be available from on the day of each poster session. The board size is 2.1 m high and 0.9 m wide, and push pins will be provided by the Committee. Posters should be removed by on the day of respective poster sessions. The Committee cannot be held responsible for materials left behind at .
There are no conference proceedings. Several selected papers presented at ICMS2007 will be published in the special issue of “Science and Technology of Advanced Materials” after peer-review.