General Information for Participants

Opening hours for:

Registration desk and general information desk
Sunday, July 30 4:00pm-7:00pm
Monday, July 31 7:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday, August 1 7:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday, August 2 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday, August 3 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday, August 4 8:00am-2:00pm

1F, Kobe International Conference Center Main Hall Foyer (* Sunday, July 30 only)
3F, Kobe International Conference Center

Tourist information
Tuesday, August 1 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday, August 2 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday, August 3 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday, August 4 10:00am-4:00pm

3F, Kobe International Conference Center


The official conference language is English. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.


The participant name badge will be provided at the registration desk. All participants are requested to wear the badge throughout the Assembly. Only badge holders will be admitted to the sessions.


A cloakroom is located on the 3rd floor of Kobe International Conference Center. Please make sure that no personal belongings are left there after closing each day.

Opening hours :
Monday, July 31 7:30am-6:30pm
Tuesday, August 1 8:00am-6:30pm
Wednesday, August 2 8:00am-6:30pm
Thursday, August 3 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday, August 4 8:00am-6:00pm


At the venue we offer you free access to the in-house WiFi network.

<International Conference Center / The Kobe Chamber & Commerce and Industry>
SSID: iagiaspei2017
Password: to be notified in the program book distributed at the venue.

Business Center

For printing and photo copying, business center is available.
Location: 2F, Kobe International Conference Center

Mobile Phone Policy

Using mobile phones during the session is prohibited. Please turn off or set to silent mode.


Photographing / recording sessions are strictly prohibited.

Please note that the organizer will be taking photos in the venue for the purpose to use in conference report / website / other media.

Lost and found

Contact the registration desk in case of personal belongings being lost or found. Belongings not picked up during the Joint Assembly will be handed over to the venue.


Coffee / tea during the breaks are included in the registration fee and will be served daily. It will be possible to buy lunch and beverages at the venue. Ariston Hotel Kobe offers lunch buffet, including halal food on the 1st floor. You will also find several restaurants close to the venue. Restaurant map is available on the bulletin board.


Members of the press are kindly asked to contact the registration desk for interview requests.

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