Housing and Accommodations

ITS 2011 will be held at the Kobe International House in Kobe, Hyōgo on Kansai (Japan's West side) area of Japan. This hall is near from originally planned hotel, and more convenient for sightsee in the kobe city and tour to Kyoto and Osaka.

About Kobe

Kobe (神戸市 Kōbe-shi) is the sixth-largest city in Japan and is the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture on the southern side of the main island of Honshū, approximately 500 km (310.69 mi) west of Tokyo. Kobe is a prominent port city with a population of about 1.5 million. The city is located in the Kansai region of Japan and is part of the Keihanshin (京阪神 Keihanshin) metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kyoto. (Wikipedia: link)


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Registration fee (Early by Oct 21st (Fri) 17:00 PDT)

Registration fee is in Japanese Yen. Rates of USD and EUR is provided ONLY AS A GUIDE. Please check the present rate by yourself. We do not take any responsibility for this rate.

CategoryJapanese YenUSD*1*3EUR*2*3
ACM/SIG Members¥55,000$687.5€500
Non ACM/SIG Members¥60,000$750€545.5

Registration fee (After Oct 21st)

CategoryJapanese YenUSD*1*3EUR*2*3
ACM/SIG Members¥75,000$937.5€682
Non ACM/SIG Members¥85,000$1062.5€772.5

Tutorials and Workshop

Attendance to Workshops or Tutorials requires payment of the day 1 participation fee. This fee covers entrance to all tutorials or the workshop if approved by the workshop organizers

TicketJapanese YenUSD*1*3EUR*2*3
One ticket¥5,000$62.5€45.5

*1 JPY/USD = 0.0125, USD/JPY = 80
*2 JPY/EUR = 0.0091, EUR/JPY = 110
*3 This currency rate is provided ONLY AS A GUIDE. Please check present rate by yourself. We do not take any responsibility for this rate.

On-site Registration

On-site registration accepts cash only (Japanese Yen). Credit card is not allowed for the on-site registration. Registration rate is same as the late registration one. If you are going to use on-site registration, please let us know by an e-mail.

Registration site

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Cancellation policy

We hope you will be able to attend ITS 2011. If you must cancel your trip, we will consider requests to refund registration fees for cancellations received before 1st November 2011.

Conference Venue

The ITS 2011 Conference will be held in the Kobe International House. It is located about 2-3 minutes' walk from Sannomiya station, which is the main terminal, and where the heart of Kobe city. It is very convenient for business trips and tourism.

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Hotel Reservation

Conference Hotels

Our official travel agent (JTB) offers following rooms for conference attendees:

Hotel NameRoom TypeRate
Sannomiya Terminal HotelSingle room with breakfastJPY10,500
Twin room with breakfastJPY9,975 to JPY15,750
APA Hotel Kobe-SannomiyaSingle room with breakfastJPY8,900 to JPY9,450
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kobe-SannomiyaSingle room with breakfastJPY8,800 to JPY9,800
Sanside HotelSingle room with breakfastJPY7,500
Kobe Sannomiya Union HotelSingle room with breakfastJPY8,750

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Other hotels

The conference venue is at the center of Sannomiya City which has many other hotel options.

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Transportation from Airport

Kobe Airport Terminal (UKB) is approximately 4 miles from the conference hall. A train called Port Island Line (Port Liner) delegate from the Airport to nearest stop of the conference hall called Shinnomiya Station for ¥320 (about $3) one way. Taxi fares are roughly ¥2500 ($25).

Kansai International Airport (KIX) is approximately 18 miles from the conference hall. It locates on the other side of Osaka bay. An airport limousine service is the first choice. It will take you to Sannomiya Station from the Airport for ¥1900 ($19).

More information at Sannomiya Area Guide by Official Kobe Turism Site.

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