25-29 June 2018
OIST Conference Center
Japan timezone




   Registration fees are: 

  Students Others
by 15 April 12,000 JPY  20,000 JPY
by 31 May 25,000 JPY 25,000 JPY

   There is an optional banquet fee of 4,000 JPY.


Note posted on May 11: Since the number of registered participants is close to the capacity of the conference venue, we have stopped new registrations. Those who have not paid registration fees are placed on the wait-list. There are still some slots available, and we can accept fee payments to complete registrations in the order of receipt, until the hard capacity is reached.



   After completing your registration, you will have an option of making your hotel reservation through the site by clicking on the "accommodation" button. These hotel rooms are offered by our official travel agent, Tobu Top Tours.

   If you find costs of hotel rooms listed on our registration page too expensive, you are welcome to consult online resources. In some cases, you may be able to find better deals through online travel companies such as:



You may also consider checking out webpages of some of hotels directly since their prices may be lower those you find on the registration page. For example:

Rizzan Sea Park

Hotel Moon Beach

Onna Marineview Palace

Pink Marlin Club

You may also want to explore listing services for vacation rentals such as:

Airbnb, StayJapan, Ikyu, Agoda, Zizaike.

(We are not endorsing any of these services and cannot be responsible for their qualities.)

   We will provide shuttle bus service during the conference between the following locations and the conference site.

  • Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort
  • Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel
  • Hotel Moon Beach
  • Kafuu Resort Fuchaku Condo Hotel
  • Okinawa Zanpamisaki Royal Hotel
  • EM Wellness Resort Costa Vista Okinawa, Hotel & Spa
  • In front of the Okinawa Prefecture Government Building (Kencho-Mae)

If you make your own hotel reservation but still want to use our shuttle service, please let us know by sending email to strings_admin@oist.jp.

Registration Form:

Registration has been closed as of May 8. New registration will not be accepted. To review your registration, please go to the registration page.

If you need a visa to enter Japan, please fill out the visa request form after submitting the registration form and the fee, no later than 16th April, 2018. When you submit your visa request form, please make sure to send your CV and publication list to strings_admin@oist.jp.



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