The 2013 Congress aims to provide a quality, value for money program. Purchasing your meals and social event passes as part of registration saves money and lets you see what you are spending up front. This year registration includes:
- Full program of high profile speakers
- 4 Lunches and 7 tea/coffee breaks throughout the congress dates
- A Welcome Demonstration and Reception
- 1 Gala Dinner
- 4 poster sessions with generous networking time
Registration is now open!
Regular fees for the 2013 World Congress are:
||Early Bird $CAD
||until 21 April
||after 21 April
||after 2 June
Already Registered? Edit your registration here.
The 2013 Congress has a strong program, with the following high profile keynote speakers:
Opening Keynote Lecture, 17:20-18:20 Saturday June 22:
Professor Alain Berthoz
Keynote, 08:30-09:30 Sunday June 23:
Professor Keir Pearson
Keynote, 08:30-09:30 Monday June 24:
Professor Marianne Dieterich
Keynote, 08:30-09:30 Tuesday June 25:
Professor Stephen Robinovitch
Keynote, 08:30-09:30 Wednesday June 26:
Professor Jeff Hausdorff
09:00-12:20 Saturday June 22:
Oral and Poster Presentations
The oral and poster presentations have now been assigned. Please click here to view the most current program for the full list of oral sessions
For the latest detailed Conference Program, along with information on our announced speakers, please click here
The 2013 preliminary Program At-A-Glance is also available to view online
please note that the program is subject to change
Congress Social Events
The ISPGR organizing committee have a line up of fantastic social events during the Congress. To learn more about the exciting Congress Congress 'Collaboration of Japanese and Western Music' please visit the Social Events page
Travelling to Akita
Travelling to Akita
From Europe, there are flights to Tokyo from most major cities, where you can make a connecting flight or fast train to Akita. Airlines include Lufthansa, JAL, Air China and British Airways.
Flight duration is about 70 minutes. The regular one way fare is around 25,000 yen, however, discount tickets are usually available for between 12,500
and 20,000 yen. With an air pass you can fly for even less. Buses connect Akita Airport with Akita Station in the city center (40 minutes, approximately 900 yen one way).
Tokyo to Akita By Train
Direct Komachi trains on the JR Akita Shinkansen travel between Tokyo and Akita. The one way trip takes around four hours, costs about 17,000 yen (approximately $185 USD) and all seats require seat reservations. There are hourly departures, and
the trip is fully covered by the Japan Rail Pass and JR East Pass.
For more detailed information on travelling to and from Akita, please refer to the Akita Convention and Visitor Bureau website.