About the Observers

About the Observers

Approximately 400 observers are invited.

Applicants who are able to attend all 4 days will be given priority for acceptance.

Application Deadline

April 15, 2011

Participation fee:

- 12,000 yen for 4 consecutive days

- 4,000 yen per day (If you participate for 2days, the fee will be 8,000yen.)

*The fee includes expenses for a copy of the conference proceedings, other printed materials and lunch.

Information for accommodation in Takayama

Hida Takayama Ryokan & Hotel Association


A reception open to everyone will be held at Hida Hotel Plaza on the 22nd after the conference concludes.

Fee for reception
5,000 yen



A tour open to everyone to Shirakawa-go as a World Heritage site will be held on the final day (23rd) after the conference concludes.

Fee for excursion
5,000 yen (including fee for bus and lunch)

Departure from Hikaru Museum (13:30) - Box lunch provided on the bus - Sightseeing at Shirakawa-go (14:30) - Arrival at Takayama Station (17:30)


Fop application & inquiry, please click here