ICHP2007 - 3nd International Conference on Polyphenols and Health -


Conference Outline

Date: November 25 (Sun.) - 28 (Wed.), 2007
Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center (ICC Kyoto)
Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001, Japan
Phone: +81-75-705-1234 Fax: +81-75-705-1100
Language: The official language of the Conference is English.


* On-site registration is available
    Please pay in JPY cash or by credit cards.

25 Nov. 14:00 - 18:30
26 Nov.   8:00 - 17:30
27 Nov.   8:00 - 17:00
28 Nov.   8:00 - 13:00

<On-site registration fee>

Conference Registration: 40,000JPY (Students: 10,000JPY)
Accompanying Persons: 10,000JPY
Banquet Fee: 12,000JPY
(Students: 6,000JPY/Accompanying Persons 12,000JPY)

Lunch Service

Buffet Style Lunch:
12:40-13:40 on Monday, 26 and Tuesday, 27 Nov.
at Room Sakura and Swan

Lunchboxes will be served for attendees of Invited Lectures 1 and 2
11:40-12:40 on Wednesday, 28 Nov.
at Main Hall and Room A
  * Please note that the quantity is limited.

Social Program

[Welcome reception]

Dress Code: Casual
Date: 18:30-20:00 on Sunday, November 25
Place: Room Swan, Kyoto International Conference Center
Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan
Phone: +81-75-705-1234 Fax: +81-75-705-1100
URL http://www.icckyoto.or.jp/en/access/index.html

[Banquet]  Seated buffet style dinner with Kyogen performance
                 * Kyogen is a comedy genre of the JAPANESE TRADITIONAL THEATRE
                    Awarding Ceremony will be held at this Banquet.

Dress Code: Casual
Date: 19:00-21:00 on Tuesday, November 27
Place: B1F Prince Hall, Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto
Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8505, Japan
Phone: +81-75-712-1111 Fax: +81-75-712-7677
URL http://www.princejapan.com/GrandPrinceHotelKyoto/index.asp


Visitors to Kyoto in November should expect temperatures in the range of approximately
15C(high) and 5C(low).

Yahoo Weather (Kyoto)

Autumn is the most beautiful season for viewing the deep red foilage of the Japanese Maple.


* The Kyoto area uses 100V AC/60Hz.
* Devices that take 110V AC will work fine.
* The shape of power outlets http://kropla.com/!ab.htm is identical those used in the United States
    (two blades in parallel) except most outlets do not have third hole for a ground pin.

those used in the United States (two blades in parallel) except most outlets do not have third hole for a ground pin.


* Most small shops, taxicabs and train stations do not accept credit cards.
    It is advised to carry some JPY cash.
* There is no tipping habit in Japan.
* VAT of 5% will be added to every purchase you make.
* 1USD = 110JPY ; 1EUR = 160JPY (roughly)
    Yahoo currency converter
* Citibank ATMs are located in Kansai International Airport (KIX). Open 24 hrs.
    List of Citibank branches in Kyoto area.
* Foreign credit, debit and cash cards can be used at Post Office ATMs.


The Japanese cellphone network is not compatible with GSM, but it IS compatible with 3G technology.
CDMA is in service, however, if you need a cellphone,

 (1) rent it at the airport
         Kansai Airport: Shop location
         Narita Airport: Shop location
 (2) buy prepaid-card phones at a convenience store.
         Show ID to shop staff to buy. The cost is about 10,000 JPY - 20,000 JPY for the phone itself
         and have to get phone card as well. If your stay is short, a rental phone is much cheaper
         than prepaid phone.

Emergency calls: Fire department/Ambulance: 119, Police: 110


Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO)
Japan Information and Culture Center
Discover Japan (General Information)
Kyoto Convention Bureau
Kyoto City Tourism and Cultural Information
wikitravel Japan
about Japan (wikipedia)
Onsen, Japanese hot springs (wikipedia)
Kyoto light up bus tour (Japanese site only)

ICPH2007 - 3rd International Conference on Polyphenols and Health -