Registration and Accommodation

1. Registration Fee

  • 4 (Fri) May 2018: Early-bird registration opens
  • 1 (Sun) July 2018: Early-bird registration closes
  • 2 (Sun) September 2018: Standard registration closes
Early bird online Standard online On site
50,000 JPY 60,000 JPY 70,000 JPY
  • JPY: Japanese Yen
  • Note that the registration fee does not include any lunch or dinner at SPARC GA. You can visit nearby restaurants offering good meals at reasonable prices.

Special treatment for iCACGP/IGAC conference participants attending only sessions for Theme 1 of SPARC GA (i.e., Mon and Tue):

  • The discount registration fee for SPARC GA 2018 should be paid through Standard registration procedure (link in Online Credit-Card Payments section below), of which link opens on 2 (Mon) July, if you would like to make hotel reservations.
  • Or the discount fee can be paid on site at SPARC GA registration desk.
Early bird online Standard online On site
N/A 30,000 JPY 30,000 JPY
  • To accept this offer, you will need to show the receipt of full registration fee of iCACGP/IGAC conference at SPARC GA registration desk.

2. Conference Dinner

  • buffet dinner from 18:00 to 20:00, 3 (Wed) October 2018
  • plus dancing till 22:00 or so
  • at FORTUNE GARDEN KYOTO
  • 7,000 JPY (incl. tax) per person
  • more information

3. Hotel Reservation

Blocked rooms in dozens hotels (about 250 rooms) in the city are prepared by Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. for SPARC 2018 GA, and can be reserved through the online registration page described below on the first-come-first-served basis after the opening date of Early-bird registration: 4 (Fri) May 2018.

4. Online Credit-Card Payments

You can make the payments for Early-bird registration, conference dinner ticket(s), and hotel reservation through Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. through their Webpage
http://biz.knt.co.jp/tour/2018/10/sparc2018/.
  • Early-bird registration closes: 1 (Sun) 24:00UTC [2 (Mon) 9:00JST] July 2018
  • All credit-card payments close: 2 (Sun) 24:00UTC [3 (Mon) 9:00JST] September 2018

5. On-site Registration

On-site registration desk will open for 15:00 - 17:30 on 30 (Sun) September 2018 and from 8:00 - 11:30 for 1 (Mon) - 5 (Fri) October 2018 .
Major credit cards and cash in Japanese Yen are accepted, but not foreign currencies. To avoid waiting for a long time at the on-site registration desk, please use the above online payments. Thank you.