20th International Drying Symposium -IDS 2016- in Gifu, Japan

General Information

Reception / Registration

The welcome desk will be opened from Sunday, August 7.

Sunday, August 7 16:30 – 20:30 (Main Hall Entrance)
Monday, August 8 08:00 – 17:30 (Main Hall Entrance)
Tuesday, August 9 08:00 – 17:30 (Main Hall Entrance)
Wednesday, August 10 08:00 – 13:00 (4th Floor)

At your arrival you will be given your badge and your bag with documentation related to the conference. Please note that the meeting, breaks, lunches and exhibition area are accessible only with your badge.


Lunch box will be provided from 12:00 to 14:00 at the registration desk (see Hall plan 1F) for all symposium participants on Monday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 9. Lunch on Wednesday, August 10 will be served at Miyako Hotel restaurants; Continental Restaurant "Firenze", Chinese Restaurant "Shisen", Japanese Restaurant "Kairantei" and Lounge "Flora". The restaurant will be closed at 14:00, except "Flora". Lunch Ticket on your name tag is required in exchange for lunch box and lunch at Miyako Hotel.

Language of the conference

The language of the conference is English.


The organizers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own insurance policies.

Certificate of presence

Each participant will receive a certificate of presence.

Currency and Bank

The official currency is Japanese Yen \. Currencies can be exchanged in banks and exchange currency offices which you can find in the city center and the airport.

Emergency phone number

Medical care: 119

Touristic information center

Located in second floor of JR Gifu station
Unique guide to Gifu’s historical shops and places of interest


Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.
Event & Convention Branch, Nagoya.
E-mail: ids2016@or.knt.co.jp