Registration for IWSEC2011 is open to all members of the scientific and technical community.
Though early registration is open until October 3, 2011, if your registration is made after September 20, 2011, there is no guarantee of your receiving the proceedings on site. Therefore, please make registration as early as possible. All advance on-line registration will be closed on November 1, 2011. If you fail to register before November 1, you may come to the conference and register on-site.

Registration Deadlines

October 3, 2011 Early, Registration Discount Ends
November 1, 2011 Advance Registration Closes

Registration Fee

  On or before
October 3, 2011
After October 4, 2011 and
on-site registration
Regular JPY 45,000 JPY 55,000
Full time student JPY 35,000 JPY 40,000
Registration payment, in Japanese Yen only, is due within 5 days of receipt of your registration. You may select credit card or bank wire transfer for payment. Registration is not valid or complete until payment is received unless other arrangements are made. The registration fee includes program material, book of proceedings, welcome reception, conference banquet, lunches, refreshment/coffee breaks, and a 20% non-refundable cancellation fee. All requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than October 20, 2011. No refunds will be made after this date.

Registration Procedure

On-line registration site: Please click the link to access the registration site. Click to access the on-line registration page.

General Information

[Passports and Visas]

Every person entering Japan must have a valid passport. In addition, persons coming from certain countries must have a visa issued by a Japanese consulate in their country. Please be aware that in some cases, it takes more than one month to obtain a visa. For details, please inquire at your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate.
Useful web site:

[Currency Exchange]

Only Japanese yen is acceptable at stores and restaurants in Japan. You can exchange money at the airport, foreign exchange banks, and other authorized exchanges upon presentation of your passport. We encourage you to exchange your money at the airport upon arrival.

[Credit Cards and Traveler's Cheques]

Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club and JCB are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops and restaurants. Only major banks and hotels in principal cities can accept traveler's cheques, but their use in Japan is not as common as in some other countries.


Most banks are available for foreign currency exchange transactions from 9:00 to 15:00 on weekdays.


There is no custom of tipping in Japan. Instead, at places such as restaurants, bars and hotels, a 10% service charge is usually added to your bill.


Participants are advised to procure their own travel insurance, as the Organizing Committee will assume no responsibility for personal accidents, sickness, theft or property damage.


The conferendce will be held at a mild time of year at the end of autumn. The average temperature is around 16.9ºC (62.4ºF) in the daytime and 9.9ºC (49.8ºF) at night.

[Electrical Appliances]

Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 50 Hz in Eastern Japan.


5% consumption tax will be added to your bill. The consumption tax is included in the price quote.

[Useful websites for travel in Japan]

At the sites below, you may find useful information for travel plans, accommodation and shopping in Japan. Several regional maps are also available on the sites.
Japan Travel Updates:
Map of Japan: