Registration information

The Organizing Committee of PVSEC-27 encourages you to register for the conference in advance (by 15th Sep.) to take advantage of discounted registration rates. Our registration system is now available.

Registration fees for PVSEC-27 are listed below. Additional payment is necessary for attending the tutorials, banquet, tours, and other optional meals for lunch.
Registration fees will be paid by credit cards only (VISA or MasterCard) for online registration. We accepts cash (in JPY) or credit cards (VISA or MasterCard) for on-site registration.

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Registration fees (JPY)

Early Bird
Until 15th Sep. (JST)
Until 28th Sep. (JST)
After 15th Sep. (JST)
After 28th Sep. &
(Online registration deadline: 25th Oct. (JST))
Regular JPY 70,000 JPY 80,000
Student JPY 25,000 JPY 30,000

The registration fee includes:

  • Access to all sessions (EXCEPT Tutorials, Banquet, and Tours)
  • Coffee Breaks Each Day
  • Welcome Reception

Tutorial & Banquet

Tutorial (12th Nov.) JPY 5,000/Each topic
Banquet (15th Nov.) JPY 10,000

Tutorials (12th Nov.)
Information on tutorials

Banquet (15th Nov.)
Food Restriction:
We ask all attendees if they have special dietary restrictions. We cannot guarantee that the hotel can meet your request.

Optional Meals for Lunch (JPY 1,200/person/day)

Japanese lunch box/Sandwiches/Vegetable Sandwiches are available.

* The photo below is for illustrative purposes.

Japanese lunch box Sandwiches/Vegetable Sandwiches

Please present the Lunch Box Ticket at Room 10 for those who
purchased in advance. You can take a lunch at Room 10.

Date Time
13th November (Mon.) 12:00-13:30
14th November (Tue.) 12:00-13:30
15th November (Wed.) 12:00-13:30
16th November (Thu.) 12:00-13:30

Tours (15th Nov.)

  • BIWAKO Cruising: JPY 5,000
  • Bus Tour (Including a tour of Mega solar plant): JPY 3,000
  • *Both tours are planned on the same day. You CANNOT modify your registration once you registered.


    Your registration and payment will be confirmed by email. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed until payment has been received.

    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellation must be notified to the Conference Secretariat by email (pvsec27@c-linkage.co.jp) with the delegate’s name and his/her Registration ID.
    Refunds will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    • Requests for 100% refund may be accepted until 15th Oct.(JST), 2017.
    • Cancellation after 15th Oct.(JST), 2017 no refund.
    • Refunds will only be processed within 30 days after the Conference ends.

    Registration desk

    On-line registration has closed. On-site registration desk will open on 12th November. The location of the registration desk is 1F near the main entrance.

    Date Time
    12th November (Sun.) 16:00-20:00
    12:00~ Tutorial Only
    13th November (Mon.) 7:30-18:00
    14th November (Tue.) 8:00-18:00
    15th November (Wed.) 8:00-18:00
    16th November (Thu.) 8:00-18:00
    17th November (Fri.) 8:00-13:00


    Anyone entering Japan must have a valid passport. In addition, delegates from particular countries must have a visa issued by the Japanese Embassy or Consulate General in their home country.

    Consult your local Japanese Embassy or Consulate Generals as to whether you require a visa. Please note that the standard processing period can take more than a month to obtain a visa.

    For general information on visas, visit the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website

    The Secretariat can issue a letter of invitation and necessary documents upon request to those who need a visa.

    In order to issue an invitation letter, delegates must:

    Complete online registration and fee must be paid in full. If a visa is applied for but not granted, the Organizing Committee will determine the appropriate refund after the Conference.

    Download the form for “VISA Questionnaire” (update: Sept. 26, 2017) and make sure you complete all sections. After you complete the form, please send it to the secretariat via E-mail (pvsec27@c-linkage.co.jp).

    *Notes: A letter of invitation will be issued after registration and payment are completed. The letter of invitation for VISA application does not provide any financial support.

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Download a detailed program Paper submission for keynote, plenary and invited talks
important dates

Regular Paper Abstract Deadline

Late News Paper Submission

On-line Registration
On-site registration desk will be open on November 12.

Deadline for Submission of Manuscript (Jpn. J. App. Phys.)
8 December 2017
23:59 (JST), 17 December 2017
(No further extension)


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