Conference Events

Welcome Reception at ICC Kyoto:  July 22 (Sun) Evening

The welcome reception will be held at the Kyoto International Conference Center (the Conference venue). The reception is open to registered participants and accompanying persons. Drinks and light meal will be served and you will have the opportunity to talk with your friends and walk around the conference site.

Date: Sunday, 22 July 2018
Time: 16.30-19.00 h
Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center, Banquet Hall Swan
Cost: Included

ILCS General Meeting and Award Ceremony:  July 25 (Wed) Morning

Excursion: July 25 (Wed) Afternoon

We hope that you will join us on one of the four exciting excursions that we have to offer. Please note that a bus will pick you up in front of the ICC Kyoto (Kyoto International Conference Center) at noon on Wednesday. Due to following change of the venue of conference dinner, all excursions will take you back directly to the ICC Kyoto for the conference dinner. English Speaking Guide will accompany the all tours.
For details please visit the excursion page on this website.

Conference Dinner at Banquet Hall Sakura in ICC Kyoto (switched from Kyoto National Museum):  July 25 (Wed) Evening

The venue for the Conference dinner is going to be Banquet Hall Sakura in ICC Kyoto instead of Kyoto national museum. Details of the dinner have been uploaded to the conference dinner page on this website.

Optional Tours for Accompanying Persons: Everyday

The official travel agency for the conference, JTB, offers various sightseeing tours around the Kansai area of Japan. For details and booking, please visit their website (
You may also book through the JTB Help Desk at the conference venue.