General Information
Date and Venue
The 2nd GEOSS AP Symposium will be held from 14 (Monday) to 16 (Wednesday) April 2008 at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, 2-41, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135- 0064 Japan. (Phone: +81-3-3570-9151(Main); Fax: +81-3-3570-9150)

Participants may register through the 2nd GEOSS AP Symposium Website until 7 April 2008:

The following hotels are convenient for participants. Please contact the hotels directly for reservations.

Tokyo Bay ARIAKE Washington Hotel
3-1-28 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0063
Phone: +81 3 5564-0111 Fax: +81 3 5564-0525

Le Meridien Grand Pacific Tokyo
2-6-1 Daiba, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-8701
Phone: +81 3 5500-6711 Fax:+81 3 5500-4507

Hotel Villa Fontaine SHIODOME
1-9-2 Shinbashi Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0021
Phone: 03-3569-2220 Fax: 03-3569-2111

For information on ground transportation from Narita International Airport to the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Tokyo (the Venue), please see Appendix A.

VISA Applications
The 2nd GEOSS AP Symposium Secretariat will support your application for a visa to enter Japan, for example by issuing an invitation letter if necessary. Please refer to Appendix B for further information regarding the process for visa applications.

*Electric plug: flat two-pronged plug, type A (please bring your own plug adapters for your equipment)
*Electric Voltage: 100V AC.