ISTS 30th

Social Program

Conference Venue

Get Together Place

Date : July 5 (Sun.) 14:00 – 17:00
Place : Room “Reception Hall”, Kobe International Conference Center 3F
Admission Fee : free

All participants are welcome to “Get Together Place” for simple relish and beverages. Please feel to drop in and enjoy chat with other participants.

Welcome Reception

Date : July 6 (Mon.) 18:30 – 20:30
Place : Room “Ohwada”, South Wing 1F, Kobe Portopia Hotel
Admission Fee : free

On Monday evening, all ISTS/IEPC/NSAT participants will be cordially invited to the Welcome Reception by the Governor of Hyogo Prefecture and the Mayor of Kobe City with Japanese hospitality.

Cultural Night

Date : July 7 (Tue.) 19:00 – 21:00
Place : Room “ASTROSCALE Main Hall”, Kobe International Conference Center 1F
Admission Fee : free

“Future Life with Neuron-like Computer – Year 2045 Problem and beyond” – Emeritus professor of Kobe University, Takuya Matsuda, PhD. of Astrophysics, will introduce us to ”Problem of Technological Singularity in 2045″ in his special lecture. This problem is related to the long-discussed issue: “Can AI (Artificial Intelligence) replace human activities?”  After his one hour lecture, Prof. Matsuda will discuss with a very famous Japanese science fiction writer Mr. Hosuke Nojiri on this very interesting topic. This event is open to public audience and Japanese language will be used.  A special guest is also now being planned.

IEPC Banquets

Date : July 8 (Wed.) 19:30 – 21:30
Place : Room “Ohwada”, South Wing 1F, Kobe Portopia Hotel
Admission Fee : 10,000JPY (Regular) 5,000JPY(Student, Accompanying Person)

The IEPC banquet including the awards ceremony will be held separately from ISTS events. Regular participants, student participants, and accompanying persons who purchase the additional IEPC banquet tickets are able to attend the IEPC banquet. All of the IEPC participants are expected to join this unforgettable banquet.

Commendation & Closing Ceremony

Date : July 10 (Fri.) 18:30 – 20:30
Place : Room “Kairaku” Main Building B1, Kobe Portopia Hotel
Admission Fee : 3,000JPY (Regular, Accompanying person)1,000JYE (Student : Student ID Required)

The 30th ISTS/34th IEPC/6th NSAT Organizing Committee intends to make this last evening of the joint conference an unforgettable event.