Information for Reception, Welcome party, and Symposium banquet
When you come to the venue (Hawaii Tokai International College: HTIC) on
November 13th, please come up to the 19th floor (the venue guide map is
here) by the elevator and then come to the reception desk for check-in. The
reception desk opens from 15:00 in front of the dining room where the welcome
party is going to be held. We will give you your name card, bag, proceeding
USB, leaflet of abstracts, receipt of registration fee, and other articles
there. If you have not paid your registration fee, please pay it at the
When you come to the venue on November 14th-16th, The reception desk is
located in front of the symposium place (auditorium) on the 9th floor.
Welcome party or welcome reception is going to be held from 17:30 to 19:30
on November 13th at the dining room on the 19th floor of HTIC. We will really welcome you with hearty meals
and drinks. Please come and enjoy renewing your old friendships and exchanging
Symposium banquet is a sunset dinner cruise on the last day of symposium,
November 16th. After the sysmposium closes at 15:15, we will move to Ala
Moana hotel where the shuttle bus to the Honolulu harbor leaves. The bus
will stop at Ambassador hotel waikiki on the way to the harbor. The map
of Ala Moana and Ambassador hotel is here. You can choose a hotel which is convenient for you but Ala Moana hotel
is recommended because the symposium staff will guide you to the hotel.
If you choose Ambassador hotel waikiki, you need to go there by yourself.
The leaving time for each hotel will be announced on site.
When you come back from the harbor to the hotel after the cruising, the shuttle bus will take you to waikiki area and stop at some hotels. The hotel map where the shuttle bus will stop is here. The bus will stop in numerical order in the map. You can get off the
bus at the hotel near yours. If your hotel is so far from these hotels,
your hotel can be added to the stop list only if your hotel is in waikiki
area. Please contact the symposium secretariat isabmec2014'at'abmech.org (please change 'at' into @.) promptly if you want to add your hotel. If
your hotel is outside the waikiki area, the bus cannot take you to the
hotel. Please find the way to get to your hotel from the listed hotels