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The symposium will convene in Suzuki Umetaro Hall,the Bioscience Bldg. at the RIKEN Wako Campus in Saitama, Japan.

Suzuki Umetaro Hall, Bioscience Bldg., 1F, RIKEN
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako Saitama 351-0198, Japan
(Approximately 15 minutes walk from “Wako-shi Station”)
For details, please see “Access“.


Free WiFi is available. Please inquire at the registration desk for details.


Luggage rooms are available for participants from a distance. Please make sure to keep your valuables, coat and small luggage with you and do not leave them in the luggage rooms.


Depending on the country where your travel will originate, a visa may be required to enter Japan. Visa rules can be complex and can change on short notice. You can find further information regarding Japanese visa by visiting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website at

Attendees requiring an entry visa should inquire at their local Japanese embassy or consulate regarding the required visa and documents.

Please contact the meeting staff for any documents required for your visa application as soon as possible. We advise you to apply for your visa well in advance as visa application may take some time depending on such factors as the situation in the embassy or consulate concerned and the content of an application.

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