Hotel Reserevation

There are the following two hotels in the Rokko Island from which you can reach the symposium site by a few minutes walking. Please make your own internet booking from the web sites given below at your earliest convenience.

Rakuten Travel
Select "Japan", "Kobe" in "Destination" window on left side.
Japan Traveler Online
Select "Kobe" in the list on right side.
Type "Kobe, Japan" in the column "Where are you going?".

Room for young participans

Guest rooms of the HIRAO Seminar House of Konan University

Three rooms are available from Monday November 16 to Friday November 20 (checkout on Saturday) for such young participants from abroad as PhD students, post-docs and junior scientists.
The accommodation fee is 3000 yen per night.

Applicants must send a request to and finish the on-line registration at the web site.

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Arrival date
  • Departure date
  • The number of accompanying persons

Successful applicants will receive a notice of an offer of the guest room.
Because of the limited number of rooms, we regret to say that not all applicants can stay in the guest room.