12th World Congress on Railway Research
- Railway Research to Enhance the Customer Experience -

Dates
October 28 (Mon) to November 1 (Fri), 2019
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Registration

Congress Registration

On-line Registration is now closed.

  • *We kindly ask you to register on site at the Congress Venue in Tokyo.

WCRR 2019 Registration Fee

Category Early Bird Registration
(until June 30 Sunday 23:59 JST)
8% VAT included
Regular Registration
(from July 1 Monday 00:00 JST
to September 30 Monday 23:59 JST)
8% VAT included
Final Month (October) Registration
(from October 1 Tuesday 00:00 JST
to October 31 Thursday 12:00 JST)
10% VAT included
Delegate JPY 140,400 JPY 162,000 JPY 187,000
Student** JPY 64,800 JPY 64,800 JPY 77,000
Accompanying Person*** JPY 54,000 JPY 54,000 JPY 55,000

*The On-Line Registration Website will close on October 25 Friday 12:00 JST
After the On-Line Registration Website is closed, we kindly ask you to register on site at the Congress Venue in Tokyo.

**If you are a student, you are required to upload a scan of your student ID (in PDF file format) in the On-Line Registration. For On-Site Registration, please show your ID at the registration desk in the Congress Venue.
Please note that if you are a Student, you CANNOT register anyone as an Accompanying Person.

***An Accompanying Person should be your spouse, family member or personal partner. Please note that your colleague from your organization or any work-related acquaintance is not considered an Accompanying Person, and should register separately as a Delegate.

Note 1:

**** The Registration Fee for Delegates cover participation in all Congress Sessions, Welcome Reception, Tokyo Bay Reception, Gala Dinner, a Congress Program booklet and a Congress Name Badge. The basic participation fee for one Technical Visit is included, but some Technical Visits will require additional charges for long-distance transportation costs, such as for Shinkansen train fares (Please refer to the Technical Visits section of the Congress website for details).

*****The Registration Fee for a Student covers participation in all Congress Sessions, Welcome Reception, a Congress Program booklet and a Congress Name Badge. The basic participation fee for one Technical Visit is included, but some Technical Visits will require additional charges for long-distance transportation costs, such as for Shinkansen train fares (Please refer to the Technical Visits section of the Congress website for details).

******The Registration Fee for an Accompanying Person covers participation in the Welcome Reception, Gala dinner, Tokyo Bay Reception and a Congress Name Badge.

Note 2:

If you register by "Regular Registration" AND you select Bank Transfer for the payment method, PLEASE BE CAREFUL OF THE PAYMENT DATE.

If you pay BEFORE OR BY SEPTEMBER 30, the Registration Fee will be JPY 162,000 (including tax) for a Delegate, JPY 64,800 (including tax) for a Student and JPY 54,000 (including tax) for an Accompanying Person.

However, if you pay on or after October 1, the registration fee will INCREASE to JPY 165,000 (including tax) for a Delegate, JPY 66,000 (including tax) for a Student and JPY 55,000 (including tax) for an Accompanying Person, because the tax rate (VAT) will INCREASE from 8% to 10% in accordance with the Japanese government law regarding consumption tax.

Please note that it will take about 1 week to confirm the acceptance of payment by bank transfer to the WCRR 2019 bank account.

Visa:

Please find out whether you need a VISA to enter Japan, by referring to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA): https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html
If you need a VISA for Japan, please check the box for VISA in the On-Line Registration.

Payment:

Registration Fees can be paid either by credit card or bank transfer.
After October 1, 2019, On-Line Registration will be possible only with payment by credit card.
On-Site Registration at the Congress Venue in Tokyo will be possible by both credit card payment and cash payment.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received by July 1, 2019: Full refund less JPY 7,000 administration fee
Cancellations received AFTER July 1, 2019: NO REFUND

Accommodation

New applications for WCRR 2019 Accommodation are no longer being accepted.

WCRR 2019 participants can make their own hotel arrangements such as by accessing websites for hotel bookings.

Persons who have previously already booked accommodations using the link to the website below, can still access the website, only to request changes or cancel bookings if it is before the cancellation deadline (see details in the website to find deadlines which vary depending on the hotel.)

WCRR 2019 Accommodation Website

HOTEL LIST

  • Tokyo Station Hotel
  • Hotel Metropolitan Marunouchi
  • Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza
  • Hotel Monterey Ginza
  • Hotel Gracery Ginza
  • Remm Hibiya
  • Hotel UNIZO Tokyo Shimbashi
  • Ginza Capital Hotel Main
  • Ginza Capital Hotel Akane