Final Announcement

Final announcement

"Yamada Conference LXXI: Gamma-ray Bursts in the Gravitational Wave Era 2019"
Data: Oct 28 - Nov 1, 2019
Location: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No. 1, Yokohama, Japan

1. Program

The conference program is available at:

An invited talk is 30 min and a contributed talk is 15 min both including 5 min question time.

2. Poster presentation

The poster board will be A0 size (841 mm x 1189 mm) in a portrait orientation. Please also
prepare one slide in PDF for one-minute poster session scheduled 11:30-12:00 and
13:30-14:00 on Oct 29. LOC will collect the PDF file on the first day (Oct 28), so please
be prepared for the file.

If you need to print the poster when you get to Yokohama, there is Kinko’s store at 10-15 min
walking from the venue. It costs 10,000 yen for printing one A0 size poster. Please check the
following “Poster printing service” section:

3. Access

The access information 1) from an airport to the Yokohama area and 2) from a nearby train station
to Red Brick Warehouse is available at the following “access” section:

4. Welcome reception

We will have a welcome reception on the 27th of October (Sunday) at the restaurant located
on the 3rd floor of Red Brick Warehouse No.2 (not No.1 where the conference venue is located).
There are fresh oysters, pizza and meats with various drinks. Since there will be the customers
who are not related to the conference, please wear your badge (get your badge first at the registration
desk before getting into the restaurant).

Restaurant: Butcher republic (
Location: 3rd floor of Red Brick Warehouse No.2
Time and date: Oct 27 (Sunday) 18:00-20:00

5. Registration

The registration desk is located on the 3rd floor of Red Brick Warehouse No.1 (conference venue).
We will open the registration desk at 17:00-19:00 on the 27th of Oct (Sunday). For those of you who
will be at the welcome reception, please come to the registration desk first to get your badge. The
registration desk will be opened during the conference. It opens at 9:30 (an hour before the conference
stars) on Oct 28, and 8:30 (30 minutes before the conference starts) for the rest of the week.

The receipts for the registration fee will be prepared separately for 1) the registration (30,000 yen
for general registration and 10,000 yen for student registration) and 2) the banquet (5,000 yen)
for all the participants who paid the registration fee. If you need the combined single receipt as
the registration fee, please let us know. We will prepare for the combined receipt at your request.

6. Banquet

The banquet dinner will be on a cruise ship to enjoy a beautiful night view around Yokohama bay.
It is scheduled for Oct 30 (19:00-21:00). We will have Sushi, BBQ and also vegetarian foods with
various kinds of drinks. Since it will be the end of October, it might be a bit cold at night. Don’t forget
to bring a coat.

Cruise ship: Celebrity 2 ( (Japanese page)
Time and date: Oct 30 (Wednesday) 19:00-21:00

7. Drinks and light snacks (mornings and coffee breaks)

We have a preparation of drinks (coffee, black tea, orange juice, and mineral water) in the morning and
the breaks, light snacks (small Baumkuchen, waffle and cakes) in the morning and snacks (cookies,
chocolates, rice crackers, etc) in the breaks. The morning drinks and light snacks are available from
8:30 on 29th, 30th, 31st of October and 1st of November.

8. Proceeding

We will issue the proceedings of the conference. The current plan about the page limit is
4 pages for an invited talk, 3 pages for a contribution talk and 2 pages for a poster presentation.
Details about the proceedings will be informed at the conference.

9. Electricity in Japan

The voltage in Japan is 100 V. Most of the power plugs are two pins (no ground pin). It might be difficult
to find the adapter from the plug of your country to Japanese plug in Japan. Please prepare the adapter
for converting a power plug in your country. Please check the following “Electricity in Japan” section:

10. Sightseeing

Although we will not have a planed excursion during the conference, we put the links for the
attractive places to visit around the Yokohama area. Please check the “Sightseeing” section at:

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