KMI 2019
International Symposium

The 4th KMI International Symposium

on “Quest for the Origin of Particles and the Universe”


Final Circular (2019/2/10)


  1. 1. Scientific Program (talks/posters)

The final program can be found on the Indico page;

The conference will start at 9:00 on Monday, February 18th, and end at 16:15 on Wednesday, February 20th. The poster session will be held in the evening on Monday, February 18th, from 18:30 to 20:30.


  1. 2. Registration

The registration starts at 8:30 on Monday, February 18th. Please pick up your name card and other documents.


The registration fee is 5,000 yen.

* Students registered to the KMI school can join also the KMI2019 plenary and poster sessions. Students who like to join also the KMI2019 banquet is kindly requested to pay the full registration fee (5,000 yen).


Please pay our registration fee by cash. We cannot accept credit card.


  1. 3. Conference venue
  • ・All the plenary sessions will be held at ES Hall on the ground floor of the ES Building at Nagoya University, Higashiyama campus.
  • ・The poster session (February 18th, 18:30-20:30) will be held in the entrance lobby of the ITbM building.
  • ・The banquet (February 19th, 18:00-20:00) will be held on the ground floor of the NIC (National Innovation Complex) building.

The location of the buildings and more details can be fond in;


  1. 4. Access

An access guide to the conference venue from the airport and the train stations can be found in;


  1. 5. Information for Speakers

We will prepare a PC for presentations, which accept PDF and PowerPoint. In order to avoid wasting valuable time, we kindly request each speaker to upload his/her slides to the corresponding slot on the INDICO page, one day before the talk. The INDICO modification key will be announced to speakers by an email. Alternatively, you can also transfer your slide file using USB. If you need any assistance, please ask one of the conference staff.


  1. 6. Information for Poster Presenters

 The poster session will start at 18:30 on the first day, February 18 (Mon.), along with the welcome reception in the entrance lobby of the ITbM building. We will collect your poster next to the registration desk, attach some pieces of sticky velcro on it, and mount it on a velcro board for you before the poster session. Please remove your poster by yourself after the poster session. The size of the poster should be the standard A0, in portrait orientation.


  1. 7. Proceedings

The proceedings will be published through PoS-Proceedings of Science by SiSSA. The speakers are requested to submit their typescript to us not later than April 30, 2019. Detailed instruction for the typescript will be given to the speakers at the conference.


  1. 8. Network service

Nagoya University provides a wireless network system for the guests. You can connect SSID “nuwnet”. When you start a browser, you will be asked Username and Password. They can be found on your name tag. Connection via “eduroam” is also available.


  1. 9. General Information
  • ・Buffet-style light meal will be served during the poster session (18:30-20:30) on February 18th.


  • ・Banquet: All participants and the accompanying persons are invited to the Banquet to be held on the ground floor of the NIC (National Innovation Complex) building. The banquet will start 18:00, February 19th.


  • ・Lunch: participants are asked to take lunch by themselves. There are cafeterias, some restaurants and cafes. Please see the campus map available at the registration desk.


  • ・No currency exchange is available in and near the campus. Therefore, we suggest you to exchange currency at the airport. Note that credit cards are not widely used in Japan. They can be used at most of hotels, at major stores and at JR stations, but they may not be accepted at small shops, subway stations etc.


  1. 10. Weather

The climate is usually cold in Nagoya in February. The temperature ranges from 0 (min.) to 10 (max.) degrees Celsius. You are suggested to wear warm enough clothes and coat.


  1. 11. Contact

KMI2019 Secretariat

Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI) Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8602, JAPAN