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General Information

  • ・Conference Site
    ・About YOKOHAMA
    Access to Pacifico YOKOHAMA
    Pacifico YOKOHAMA Information

    ・Welcome Reception
    ・Opening Ceremony
    ・Award Banquet

  • ・IEEE MTT-S Region 10 Chapter Chairs Meeting
    ・APMC International Steering Committee Meeting

  • ・Electricity
    ・No Smoking Policy
    ・Traveller's Checks and Credit Cards
    ・Japanese Traffi
    ・Internet connection
    ・Babysitting service

Social Program

The APMC 2010 will provide original and colorful events: Welcome reception, the Opening Ceremony, and Banquet.

Welcome Reception

All the participants in the Conference (from December 8 to 10) are invited to the Welcome Reception to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, at the Inter Continental The Grand Yokohama.

Opening Ceremony

The APMC 2010 Opening Ceremony will be held from 10:50 to 12:30 in Room 501+502 (5th floor) of Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center on Wednesday, December 8.
A declaration and brief report by the APMC 2010 Steering Committee Chair and congratulatory addresses by invited representatives of sponsoring organizations including IEEE MTT-S, IEEE AP-S, URSI, EuMA are scheduled at the beginning of the ceremony.

Then, we will have the Keynote Addresses given by Prof. Kazuhiko Honjo, The University of Electro-Communications and Dr. Shinichi Nomoto, R&D Fellow, General Manager, Mobile & Wireless Division, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc. The respective titles of their talks are "A Technology Perspective on Active Microwave Circuits" and "Further Evolution of Wireless Technology toward World of Ambient Intelligence".

Award Banquet

The APMC 2010 Award Banquet will be held from 18:30 to 20:40 on Thursday, December 9, at Queen's Grand Ballroom on the 2nd basement floor of the PANPACIFIC Yohohama Bay Hotel Tokyu. With a variety of cuisine, the banquet will introduce winners of Japan Microwave Prize. The Banquet will be a sit-down style dinner.

After the greetings by the Conference Chair, you will experience the ceremony "Kagamiwari", where a large barrel of sake (Japanese rice-wine) is cracked on the top with wooden hammers to celebrate the success of APMC 2010. The APMC 2010 Microwave Prize will be given to the winners selected by the APMC 2010 Prize Award Committee from all the participants presenting a paper at the conference.