ISO/IEC JTC 1 /SC 29 SAPPORO 2024 - 45th SC 29 Plenary, 104th JPEG,147th MPEG -

HOST

 Host organization: Information Processing Society of Japan / Information Technology Standards Commission of Japan (IPSJ/ITSCJ, on behalf of JISC)
E-mail for inquiry: sc29sapporo24@itscj.ipsj.or.jp 

SCHEDULE

  • Registration starts: April 05, 2024
  • Early bird ends on: May 31, 2024
  • ITU-T SG 16 Q.6 VCEG: July 12 -19, 2024
  • WG 5: July 12 – 19, 2024
  • JPEG and MPEG AHGs: July 13 -14, 2024
  • JPEG Meeting: July 15 -19, 2024
  • MPEG Meeting: July 15 -19, 2024
  • SC 29 Plenary Meeting: July 20 – 21, 2024

REGISTRATION

Registration

Participants must register in the ISO Meetings system for each meeting in which they plan to participate.

For facilities fee payments for the meeting, please visit the following site.
https://amarys-jtb.jp/SC29AGsWGsSapporo/

Facilities fee

 Voluntary facilities fees apply. 
  • Early Bird 45,000 JPY (until May 31)
  • Regular 55,000 JPY (from June 1)
The facilities fee contributes to essential costs associated with the meeting, including:
  • meeting rooms with wireless Internet access, A/V equipment, and power plugs
  • coffee break, a dedicated, staffed registration and information desk, as well as assistance to A/V equipment 
Cancellation Policy is available at 
 
Note: Access to the meeting will not be refused to those who do not pay the facilities fees. However, the contribution of facilities fee payments is essential to ensure a high-quality meeting organization.
 

MEETING VENUE

Sapporo Convention Center

Sapporo Convention Center  (2024-07-14/21)
Address: 1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0006, Japan
http://www.sora-scc.jp/eng/index.html
It is about 60 minutes from New Chitose Airport via JR Sapporo Station.

Access to the Sapporo Convention Center
Sapporo Convention Center is located approximately 10 minutes by taxi from Sapporo city center. Also, Sapporo's highly developed public transportation system makes it easy for visitors to acess the center.
  • Visitors travelling with subway from Sapporo Station or from the Odori area
    • It is about 23 minutes from Sapporo Subway Station, about 21 minutes from Odori Subway Station
    • From Sapporo Subway Station, take Nanboku Line to Odori Station. Change to the subway Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 1, and head to your right. Turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Hokkaido Energetic car park), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Center in front of you within an 8-minutes walk.

  • Visitors traveling via subway from the Shin-Sapporo area
    • It is about 21 minutes from Shin-Sapporo
    • From Shin-Sapporo Subway Station, take the Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 2, and head to your left. Cross the street at the second traffic light (look for the large Nippon Express billboard), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Center in front of you within an 8-minutes walk.

  • Visitors traveling by plane
    • It is about 60 minutes from New Chitose Airport via Sapporo Station.
    • From New Chitose Airport, take the JR line to Sapporo Station. Get off at JR Sapporo Station, change to the Nanboku Line at Sapporo Subway Station. Get off at Odori Subway Station and change to the Tozai Line. Get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station.
    • It is about 60 minutes from New Chitose Airport via Shin-Sapporo Station
    • From New Chitose Airport, take the JR to Shin-Sapporo Station. Get off at JR Shin-Sapporo Station and change to the Tozai Line at Shin-Sapporo Subway Station, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. 

 

 

ACU Sapporo

ACU Sapporo (2024-07-12/13)
Address: 45-12F/16F ACU-A (Asty), Kita 4-jo Nishi 5-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan
https://www.acu-h.jp/sapporo/

Access to the ACU Sapporo
ACU Sapporo is located approximately 5 min. by walk from JR Sapporo station.

 


The meeting rooms are located at the 12th and 16th floor.

ACCOMMODATIONS

List of Accommodations near the venue:

The following hotels can be reserved from the JTB site

PASSPORT AND VISA

Participants are advised to check regulations regarding passport and visa requirements. 
 
If you need an invitation letter or any documents to obtain your visa, please contact the host (sc29sapporo24@itscj.ipsj.or.jp) immediately with the following information.
  • Full name
  • Date of birth (Year) / (Month) / (Day)
  • Male or Female
  • Nationality
  • Occupation
  • Travel Itinerary including:
    • Planned dates of arrival/departure,
    • Arrival/departure port and flight number (if known),
    • Names of accommodations,
    • Planned activities if non SC29 meeting days are included 
  • E-mail address
  • Place of Consular Section of the Embassy or Consulate-General of Japan nearst you where the application is to be submitted
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the host.
 
[Consent for the Handling of Personal Information]
- The personal information received from you is used for the purpose of creating and sending an Invitation Letter as well as for contacting you regarding these operations.
- ITSCJ takes necessary and appropriate action to ensure the security of the personal information and deletes it without delay when such utilization becomes unnecessary.
ITSCJ assumes that you understand the purpose of acquiring your personal information and consent to the utilization of your personal information as described above before you request an Invitation Letter from ITSCJ.
  • Visit Japan Web
Visit Japan Web is a web service for navigating quarantine, immigration, and customs procedures to enter Japan.
 Please use both Fast Track and Visit Japan Web to ensure smooth arrival procedures. 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • About Sapporo: https://visit.sapporo.travel/
  • Time: The local time is UTC + 9hrs. Daylight Saving Time is not used in Japan.
  • Climate in Sapporo:
  • Currency
    • The local currency is the Yen (JPY). Coins are available in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, and 500 yen, and banknotes in denominations of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, and 10,000 yen.
    • You can buy yen at the currency exchange counters in international airports.
  • Credit card
  • Tipping
    • Tipping is not expected in Japan. When applicable, tips are included in the bill as a service charge.
  • Electricity and Power Plug
    • Electricity in Tokyo is 100 volts 50 Hz.
    • Power plug with 2 flat parallel pins, or blades, is used in Japan.
    • Note: USA type 3-pin plug cannot be used since most of Japanese outlet sockets do not have a hole for ground pin.