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

Social Program

Welcome Reception on Sunday, August 7 at Citizen’s Gallery (18:30-20:30)

A welcome reception will be held at Nagaragawa Convention Center. We invite all symposium participants to come to the “Citizen’s Gallery” at the end of the registrations.

Nagaragawa Ukai Tour on Monday, August 8 (18:10-21:00)

Ukai - cormorant fishing on the pristine Nagara river - is one of the most summer sights of Gifu city. Tour ticket is required to participate in the tour. The tour is including round trip transfer by bus, boarding fear, English speaking guide, drink and meal. All tour participants must gather at the symposium registration desk by 18:10. The tour bus will depart at 18:15.

Symposium Banquet on Tuesday, August 9 at Miyako Hotel (18:10-20:30)

The symposium banquet will take place at Miyako Hotel (2F Ball Room A), located next to Nagaragawa Convention Center. The banquet ticket is required to participate. Doors will open at 18:10 and the banquet will start at 18:30.

Excursion on Thursday, August 11 (13:00-22:30)

Excursion to Castle Town Gujo Hachiman will be taken on Thursday, August 11. Ticket is required to participate in the excursion. The excursion is including round trip transfer by bus, entrance fee, English speaking guide, and dinner. The excursion ticket (10,000 JPY/per person) is available at the registration desk by noon Tuesday, August 9. The maximum number for the excursion is 35. Participates must gather at the designated gathering spot by the appointed time. The gathering spot at Miyako Hotel is ground-floor front entrance of Miyako Hotel. The gathering spot at JR Gifu Station is ground-floor north central entrance (Chuo kita guchi) of JR Gifu Station.

Aug 11 (Thu)
  Gifu Miyako Hotel
(meeting time 12:45)
13:00 dep.
Gifu Station
(meeting time 13:00)
13:15 dep.
Gujo Food Replica Workshop
15:00 - 16:00
    → Historic Town (free time)
16:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 19:00
Gujo Odori (Dancing)
19:30 - 21:00
    → Gifu Miyako Hotel
Gifu Station