General Information

Conference Information

Conference Name

The 1st International Symposium on Iron Ore Agglomerates (SynOre2022)


November 22-26, 2022


KUNIBIKI MESSE (Shimane Prefectural Convention Center)

Address: 1-2-1 Gakuen Minami, Matsue, Shimane 690-0826 JAPAN


Eiki Kasai (Tohoku University)

Other Information

Passport and Visa

A valid passport is required to enter Japan. Participants from certain countries may be required to obtain a visa to enter Japan. Visa applications need to be made at least three months before the symposium. If you are uncertain about your requirements, please consult your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate, or visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Climate and Clothing

During November, the average temperature in Matsue is around 12-16 degrees Celsius (54-60 degrees Fahrenheit).


Only Japanese Yen is acceptable at regular store and restaurants. Foreign currency can be changed into Japanese yen (¥) at major banks, hotels, and airports.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are widely accepted. Commonly recognized cards include Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.


There is no custom of tipping anywhere in Japan, even at hotels and restaurants. On certain occasions, however, a service charge is added to the bill.

Electrical Appliances

The voltage in Japan is 100 - 110 volts for electrical appliances. Electrical sockets usually accept only two-pronged (vertical) plugs.

Special Requirements

Please give details of any special diet or disability assistance required on your registration form.


The organizer cannot accept responsibility for accidents which might occur. It is recommended that participants take out adequate medical, travel and personal insurance prior to the commencement of travel.