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NTCIR-8 Meeting
Online Registration

Registration Form is HERE

Welcome to NTCIR-8 Meeting and EVIA
Who Can Attend

Anybody who are interested in the researches and development in IR and other information access technologies and their evaluation are welcome to join NTCIR-8 Meeting and EVIA regardless of participation of the evaluation task(s) set by the NTCIR-8 organizers.

There are no differences between the task participants and non-task delegates regarding the fee and the materials that you will receive at the conference. We welcome non-task delegates to join the conference and discussion.
Online Registration
Registration Form is HERE

Online registration is available here. The payment is by Credit Card or in Cash.

*Only in the case that the payment by a credit card and cash is not acceptable by your organization, the bank transfer is available.
Please consult the NTCIR Project Office at ntc-secretariat

On-site Registration

On-site registration is available. But please notice that the payment shall be in cash only at on-site.


Category Online Registration
(by June 13)
Full registration (non-students) JPY38,000 JPY45,000
Student (with proceedings) JPY 8,000 JPY 10,000
Student (without proceedings) 0 0
Category by June 13
(non-students and accompanying persons)
JPY 8,000
Student Banquet JPY 5,000
Student Lunch (per day) JPY 1,000
Accompanying person Lunch (per day) JPY 1,500

* All the registration categories include access to all the sessions in the meeting (both EVIA and NTCIR-8 Meeting), access to online proceedings, three light refreshments for breakfast (June 16-18) and coffee (June 15-18).
* Full registration includes one CD-ROM of the proceedings (both EVIA 2010 and NTCIR-8 Meeting) and the evaluation results, the abstracts and three lunches (June 16-18).
* Student (with proceedings) registration includes one CD-ROM of the proceedings (both EVIA 2010 and NTCIR-8 Meeting) and the evaluation results, the abstracts and three lunches (June 16-18).
* Banquet is not included in the registration fee. Anybody who will join the banquet need to purchae the ticket. Students (with or without proceedings) can purchase "Student banquet" tickets.
* "Student lunch" ticket is available for students (without proceedings).
* Pre-registration is required for these tickets.
* Online proceedings will be available for free from June 15, 2010.

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation, written notification should be sent to the NTCIR Registration Office by May 14.
Refunds will be made according to the following guidelines.

Until May 14, 2010: 100% refund of registration fees
From May 15, 2010: No refund

Student ID

Student registraion (either with or without proceedings) requires a valid student ID. Please bring your student ID with you at the conference venue. Without student ID, you may be requested to re-registere as "full registration".


Any inquiries concerning registration should be addressed to:
NTCIR Registration Office
c/o ICS Convention Design, Inc.
Chiyoda Bldg., 1-5-18, Sarugakucho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 101-8449 Japan
Phone: +81-3-3219-3609
FAX: +81-3-3219-3577
E-mail: ntcir8_reg@

Last updated: June 08, 2010