If you receive an e-mail or call from a company claiming that they will help your registration for 7th ISCC, it is a SCAM.
Do not send your credit card details under any circumstances. The Organizing Committee has nothing to do with those companies.

Corporate 3rd Office, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT) has been appointed as the official agency who handles registration for 7th ISCC.

Plan / Registration Fee

Payments must be made in Japanese yen.

PLAN Early registration discount travel fee
(Registration until Jan. 19 (Fri), 23:59 [JST])*1
Travel fee
(Registration on and after Jan. 20 (Sat), 0:00 [JST]) *2
Plan-A (Includes Pre-Tour, Meeting and Excursion) Regular: JPY 210,000
Student: JPY 150,000
Regular: JPY 225,000
Student: JPY 165,000
Plan-B (Includes Meeting and Excursion) Regular: JPY 195,000
Student: JPY 135,000
Regular: JPY 210,000
Student: JPY 150,000
PLAN Early registration fee
(Registration until Jan. 19 (Fri), 23:59 [JST]) *1
Regular registration fee
(Registration on and after Jan. 20 (Sat), 0:00 [JST]) *2
Plan-C (Meeting only) JPY 5,000 JPY 6,000

*1 Plans which the limit exceeded until January 19, participants will be selected through selection. If a cancellation occurred after the selection, participants will be re-selected from those who were not selected through first selection.

*2 If the application has not reached the limit by January 19, the second call for application will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis by April 5 and the fee required for the second call for application will be “Travel fee” or “Regular registration fee” on the above.
* The second call for applications will be closed as soon as the maximum number is reached.
* Please complete the payment by the payment deadline (March 31 (Sun)) after you receive the e-mail with instructions on how to pay the registration fee.

* If the application has reached the limit by January 19, there will be NO second call for application.

[Notes on registration]

  • Plan-A, Plan-B are travel contracts. Plan C is a conference registration and not a travel contract.
  • Plan-A, Plan-B includes accommodation. Plan-A is a 6 night 7 day plan. Plan-B is a 5 night 6 day plan. Accommodation is not included in Plan-C.
    Please prepare accommodation on your own for Plan C.
  • Full payment is required even if there is a day you do not need to stay overnight during the period for Plan-A and Plan-B.
  • There will be no refunds even if you leave during the tour for Plan-A and Plan-B.
  • Only 1 person can apply at one time.
  • All hotel rooms will be single occupancy regardless of room type. (Participation of family members, accompanying person are not allowed.)
    Room types: Western-style room (twin room or double room), Japanese-style room, or Japanese-Western-style room
  • Non-smoking rooms will be arranged.
  • Duplicate applications will be invalid.
  • Students are required to upload your student ID through the application system. Please upload the page which shows the expiry date. Student ID which is expired are not accepted. If you do not have a student ID with an expiry date written, please upload your certificate of enrollment. If you do not have an English ID please send an English translation to iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp
  • Custodial Parent is requested to submit the agreement regarding participants over 15 years old to under 18 years old and is not accompanied by their parents who is applying to attend the 7th ISCC Plan A and Plan B.
    Please prepare a digital data with the necessary information and signature and e-mail to 7th ISCC Registration Desk.
    * Those who are under 15 years old need to be accompanied by a parent.
    PARENTAL CONSENT FOR PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD
    E-mail : iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp

Application Period

From December 18 (Mon) to January 19(Fri), 23:59 [JST]
From January 19(Fri)to February 20(Tue), 23:59 [JST]

Plan C only :From February 20 (Tue) to April 5 (Fri), 23:59 [JST]

* Applications will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
When all plans are sold out, we may stop accepting applications even before the deadline.

* To apply, please click the Online Application button below.
* Please note that we do not accept applications over the phone.
* If you are registering with a mobile phone address, please set the domain so that you can receive emails from your computer.
* Auto-reply e-mail will be sent after your application is completed. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within an hour, your application may not have been completed or your email address may be incorrect. Please contact the 7th ISCC Registration Desk by e-mail ( iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp )

Participant selection rules and notification

* The maximum number of participants is 45 people. In case of overbooking, the criteria of participants will be as follows:
・Group 1: Tour organizers and IUSS (past) officers related to WRB and Soil Taxonomy.
・Group 2: PhD and Master students: 9 places (20% of the total).
・Group 3: People who made a significant and major contribution to soil classification.
・Group 4: Active members of the academic staff of a university or of a governmental scientific organization.
・Group 5: All others, including retired scientists.
The first decision of the participants will be made by the excursion leaders and the Chair of Commission 1.4 (Soil Classification), and will be informed to the applicants by January 31(Wed), 2024.

* Only those selected will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to pay the registration fee around January 31(Wed)to your registered e-mail address. Please complete the payment by the payment deadline (March 31 (Sun)) if you receive that e-mail.
* Registration is not completed before the payment is processed. Only after the payment is completed, your contract for participation for 7th ISCC is concluded. Please note that if the payment is not confirmed until the payment deadline, your registration will be cancelled.
* If you are selected, the personal information you entered will be used for 7th ISCC registration.
* In the case of change or cancellation after the payment please contact 7th ISCC Registration Desk by e-mail (iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp) Cancellations cannot be accepted over the phone. Please refrain from sending e-mails from your cell phone.
* The date and time of the change and cancellation will be based on the working hours (Mon – Fri 10:00-17:00 [JST = UTC+9] except national holidays). After working hours, cancellation will be made on the next working day, which may incur charges.
* If there is a vacancy due to cancellation, the participant to 7th ISCC will be re-selected from those who were not selected through first selection.
* Final information will be sent to the registered e-mail address before the 7th ISCC.

Plan Period

Plan-A tour: (Includes Pre-Tour, Meeting and Excursion) 
June 3 (Mon) ~ June 9 (Sun), 2024 
6 night stay/ 7 days
Plan-B tour: (Includes Meeting and Excursion)      
June 4 (Tue) ~ June 9 (Sun), 2024  
5 night stay/ 6 days
Plan-C: (Meeting only)                
June 4 (Tue) ~ June 5 (Wed), 2024 
No stay (On your own)

Number of people limited

Plan-A /Plan-B: Maximum Up to 45 people in total of Plan-A and Plan-B
Plan-C: Maximum Up to 50 people

Minimum Number of Participants

One person

Itinerary

Plan A

  Day of week, month, date

Time

Schedule Transportation Meal
1 June 3 (Mon),2024
Pre-tour
11:00

Meeting place: Shin-Chitose International Airport
Remarks:Please bring your own lunch box before meeting at 11:00.

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

B:×

L:×

D:×

13:00

Lake Shikotsu-Ko Crusing about 1hour

Cruising/operated by Lake Shikotsu Sightseeing Boat

14:00

Visit Lake Shikotsu-Ko Visitor Center

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

15:00

Departure from Chitose to Obihiro

18:00

Arrival at Obihiro
Check in at Hotel
Free time / Dinner on your own

 

[Accommodation:Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex]

2 June 4 (Tue),2024
Meeting
9:00-17:30

Arrive to the Meeting venue from the hotel on your own

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box included in the Reg. fee)

D:×

7th ISCC
Conference Venue: Tokachi Plaza, Obihiro city

 

 

Return to the hotel from the Meeting venue on your own

 

Free time / Dinner on your own

 

[Accommodation:Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex]

 
3 June 5 (Wed),2024
Meeting
9:00-18:00

Arrive to the Meeting venue from the hotel on your own

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box included in the Reg. fee)

D:×

7th ISCC
Conference Venue: Tokachi Plaza, Obihiro city

 

 

Return to the hotel from the Meeting venue on your own

 

Free time / Dinner on your own

 

[Accommodation:Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex]

 
4 June 6 (Thu),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach
/operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel to JR. Obihiro Station

9:00-11:00

Pedon 1 (Andosols under windbreak forest on higher terrace)

11:30-13:30

Pedon 2 (Fluvisols at upland field on lowland)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

15:00-17:00

Pedon 3 (Gleyic Silandic Andosols at glassland on middle terrace)

18:00

Check in at Hotel / Free time (Spa etc.)

19:00-20:30

Dinner (Sasai Hotel)

 

[Accommodation: Tokachigawa Hot Springs Sasai Hotel]

5 June 7 (Fri),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach
/operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel

9:00-10:30

Pedon 4 (Fluvisols in Vineyard on lowland)

11:00-12:30

Pedon 5 (Andosols in Vineyard on middle terrace)

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30

Depart from Ikeda Wine Castle

14:00-15:30

Pedon 6 (Andosols with deep-plowing under Chinese yam cultivation)

15:30-18:00

Depart from Naka-Satsunai Village to Furano city

18:00-19:00

Check in at Hotel / Free time

19:00-20:30

Dinner (Shin Furano Prince Hotel)

 

[Accommodation:Shin Furano Prince Hotel]

6 June 8 (Sat),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel to Furano city

9:00-10:30

Pedon 7 (Regosols under natural forest)

10:30-12:00

Depart from Furano city to Takikawa city

Private motor coach /
operated by Furano Bus

12:00-13:00

Lunch

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

13:30-15:00

Pedon 8 (Stagnosols under secondary forest)

15:00-16:10

Depart from Takikawa city to Iwamizawa city

16:10-17:40

Pedon 9 (Anthrosols under paddy field)

17:40-19:00

Departs from Iwamizawa city to Sapporo city

19:00-19:30

Check in at Hotel / Free time

19:30-21:30

Farewell Party (Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen)

 

[Accommodation:Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen]

7 June 9 (Sun),2024
11:00

Check out from hotel until 11:00(Dismissal)

 

B:○

L:×

D:×

Plan B

  Day of week, month, date

Time

Schedule Transportation Meal
1 June 4 (Tue),2024
Meeting
9:00

7th ISCC

 

B:×

L:○(Lunch Box included in the Reg. fee)

D:×

~17:30

Conference Venue: Tokachi Plaza, Obihiro city

 

Return to the hotel from the Meeting venue on your own

 

Free time / Dinner on your own

 

[Accommodation:Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex]

2 June 5 (Wed),2024
Meeting
9:00-18:00

Arrive to the Meeting venue from the hotel on your own

 

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box included in the Reg. fee)

D:×

7th ISCC
Conference Venue: Tokachi Plaza, Obihiro city

 

 

Return to the hotel from the Meeting venue on your own

 

Free time / Dinner on your own

 

[Accommodation:Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex]

 
3 June 6 (Thu),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach
/operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel to JR. Obihiro Station

9:00-11:00

Pedon 1 (Andosols under windbreak forest on higher terrace)

11:30-13:30

Pedon 2 (Fluvisols at upland field on lowland)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

15:00-17:00

Pedon 3 (Gleyic Silandic Andosols at glassland on middle terrace)

18:00

Check in at Hotel / Free time (Spa etc.)

19:00-20:30

Dinner (Sasai Hotel)

 

[Accommodation: Tokachigawa Hot Springs Sasai Hotel]

4 June 7 (Fri),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach
/operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel

9:00-10:30

Pedon 4 (Fluvisols in Vineyard on lowland)

11:00-12:30

Pedon 5 (Andosols in Vineyard on middle terrace)

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30

Depart from Ikeda Wine Castle

14:00-15:30

Pedon 6 (Andosols with deep-plowing under Chinese yam cultivation)

15:30-18:00

Depart from Naka-Satsunai Village to Furano city

18:00-19:00

Check in at Hotel / Free time

19:00-20:30

Dinner (Shin Furano Prince Hotel)

 

[Accommodation:Shin Furano Prince Hotel]

5 June 8 (Sat),2024
Excursion
(Technical visit tour)

Check out from hotel

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

B:○

L:○(Lunch Box)

D:○

8:00

Depart from Hotel to Furano city

9:00-10:30

Pedon 7 (Regosols under natural forest)

10:30-12:00

Depart from Furano city to Takikawa city

Private motor coach /
operated by Furano Bus

12:00-13:00

Lunch

Private motor coach /
operated by Tsutai Bus

13:30-15:00

Pedon 8 (Stagnosols under secondary forest)

15:00-16:10

Depart from Takikawa city to Iwamizawa city

16:10-17:40

Pedon 9 (Anthrosols under paddy field)

17:40-19:00

Departs from Iwamizawa city to Sapporo city

19:00-19:30

Check in at Hotel / Free time

19:30-21:30

Farewell Party (Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen)

 

[Accommodation:Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen]

6 June 9 (Sun),2024
11:00

Check out from hotel until 11:00(Dismissal)

 

B:○

L:×

D:×

* Please note that the schedules are subject to change.
* All hotel rooms will be single occupancy regardless of room type. (Participation of family members, accompanying person are not allowed.)
Room types: Western-style room (twin room or double room), Japanese-style room, and Japanese-Western-style room
* Non-smoking rooms will be arranged.
[Icon Description]
Meals: ○--- with Meal / X --- No Meal
B---Breakfast / L---Lunch / D---Dinner

 

Meals

Plan-A: Breakfast: 6 times included, Lunch(Lunch Box): 5 times included, Dinner: 3 times included
Plan-B: Breakfast: 5 times included, Lunch(Lunch Box): 5 times included, Dinner: 3 times included

Tour Escort

Tour conductor will not accompany the tour.
The local guide will accompany on the following date:
June 3 (Mon)
June 6 (Thu)
June 7 (Fri)
June 8 (Sat)

 

Conference Registration

Plan C : Meeting on June 4- June 5, Lunch (Lunch Box) included for 2 days

What is included in the Price

[Plan-A]

  • Participation to the Pre-tour, Meeting and Excursion of 7th ISCC.
  • Meeting registration fee (June 4 - June 5) including 10% tax charges
  • Private motor coach, local guide
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation (single use room) with private bath, toilet including service charge and 10% tax charges.
    [Room type for each hotel]
    Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex : Western-style room (single room)
    Tokachigawa Hot Springs Sasai Hotel : Western-style room or Japanese-style room
    Shin Furano Prince Hotel : Western-style room (twin room)
    Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen : Western-style room (single room, twin room)
  • Breakfast: 6 times included, Lunch (Lunch Box) : 5 times included, Dinner: 3 times included

*There is no refund of the price at all, even if you do not take all or part of above services for your own convenience

[Plan-B]

  • Participation to the Meeting and Excursion of 7th ISCC.
  • Meeting registration fee (June 4 - June 5) including 10% tax charges
  • Private motor coach, local guide
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation (single use room) with private bath, toilet including service charge and 10% tax charges.
    [Room type for each hotel]
    Hotel Grand Terrace Obihiro Annex : Western-style room (single room)
    Tokachigawa Hot Springs Sasai Hotel : Western-style room or Japanese-style room
    Shin Furano Prince Hotel : Western-style room (twin room)
    Hotel MYSTAYS Sapporo Aspen : Western-style room (single room, twin room)
  • Breakfast: 5 times included, Lunch (Lunch Box) : 5 times included, Dinner: 3 times included

*There is no refund of the price at all, even if you do not take all or part of above services for your own convenience

[Plan-C]

  • Meeting registration fee (June 4 - June 5) including 10% tax charges
  • Lunch (Lunch Box): 2 times included
    *There is no refund of the price at all, even if you do not take all or part of above services for your own convenience.

Price is calculated as of November 2, 2023

What is NOT included in the Price

  • Any expenses which are NOT mentioned in the "What is included in the price", such as transportation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, laundry etc.

Change/Cancellation/Refund Policy

*Changes and cancellation are available through My Page until January 19(Fri)
[For those selected through selection]
* In the case of change or cancellation after the payment please contact 7th ISCC Registration Desk by e-mail (iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp)
* The date and time of the change and cancellation will be based on the working hours (Mon – Fri 10:00-17:00 [JST = UTC+9] except national holidays).After working hours, cancellation will be made on the next working day, which may incur charges.
* Refunds will be made during or after the 7th ISCC upon deducting the cancellation penalties
* If a refund occurs, refund will be made to the same credit card.

 

Cancellation Policy

[Cancellation Policy for Plan-A and Plan-B]

Until 21 days prior to Plan start date

No cancellation fee is charged

20-8 days prior to Plan start date 20% of the travel fee
7-2 days prior to Plan start date 30% of the travel fee
One day prior to Plan start date 40% of the travel fee
On the day of Plan start date

50% of the travel fee

After the day of Plan start date

100% of the travel fee (No refund)

 

[Cancellation Policy for Plan-C]

Cancellation Charge

100% of the registration fee (No refund after payment completed)

* Any correspondence received after business hours (10:00 am to 17:00 pm Japan Time) will be processed on the next business day.
* The difference caused by changes or cancellations will be refunded in accordance with the cancellation policy.
* The cancellation of a hotel only for Plan-A and Plan-B is not available.

Payment Method

* Payment must be made in Japanese Yen (JPY) by credit card only.
* Registrations and/or reservations will be completed only with full payment (if any).
* Checks and cash are not accepted.

* Please use a credit card that is valid at least until August 2024.
* Drawer of this online payment transaction will be “KNT_WEB_CREDIT”. However, the exact name of the drawer might slightly vary depending on the card company.
* Credit card transactions might be recorded on your credit card statement about two to three months later due to system matter.

 

 

 

Online Application

Application Deadline: January 19 (Fri), 23:59 [JST]
From January 19(Fri)to February 20(Tue), 23:59 [JST]
Plan C only :From February 20 (Tue) to April 5 (Fri), 23:59 [JST]
* Applications will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
When all plans are sold out, we may stop accepting applications even before the deadline.

 

 

 

 

Application Contact/Planning & Operation

7th ISCC Registration Desk
Corporate 3rd Office, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT)
Address: Sumitomo-shoji Kanda-Izumi-cho Bldg., 12F,
1-13 Kanda-Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo, 101-0024, Japan


Government Registration Number: Japan Tourism Agency No. 2053
Full member of Japan Association of Travel Agents
Member of the Compensation Security Bonds System
Member of Travel Agency Fair Trade Council

E-mail:iscc2024_secretariat@ech.co.jp
★ If you have set a limit on receiving messages, please change your settings to receive the domain of <@ech.co.jp> before applying.
Office Hours: 10:00-17:00 (Monday to Friday)
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and New Year Holidays.
* Please note the date and time of the cancellation will be based on the working hours. For inquiries, please send us an e-mail.


Certified Travel Service Manager: Kaori Takanashi (Ms.)/ Naoki Ito (Mr.)
A Certified Travel Service Manager is responsible for supervising all transactions at the sales office where your travel arrangements are made.
If you have any questions about your travel contract, please feel free to contact the managers specified above.

Privacy Policy

Corporate 3rd Office, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT)
Manager: Hironori Hattori (Mr.)
Phone: +81-3-6891-9306
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10:00-17:00 JST [UTC+9]
Closed on Sat., Sun., and National Holidays

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