Organized by Japan Explosives Society

The 6th International Symposium on
Energetic Materials and their Applications

6-10 November, 2017, Tohoku University, Sendai, JAPAN


Q. What is the official language of ISEM?

A. The official language will be English.


Q. What is the dress-code?

A. During the conference days, smart casual attire is preferred. For the Gala dinner smart casual attire is recommended. 


Q. What is the climate usually like for this time of year?

A. It is the beginning of winter in November, and Sendai begins to experience a dramatic transformation as the changing of the seasons brings with it an innate beauty of colours. Temperatures in November drop to a low of 8°C (46°F).


Q. Are hotel transfers available?

A. There are many hotels within walking distance to the conference venue. Therefore transfers to or from hotels will not be provided. 


Q. Accommodation reservations?

A.We are now preparing the information about hotels.
However, you can search hotels at JTB web site: JAPANiCAN
Please input "Sendai" in the keyword input column.
If you reserve a hotel, we recommend a hotel near the Sendai station.


Q. Will there be internet access at the symposium?

A.Wireless internet access will be provided free of charge for all participants at Sakura Hall during the symposium.
In the downtown area, you can search Wi-Fi spots on the web & free application for the visitor to Sendai "Spendig Time Sendai".


Q. Can I print my poster at the conference venue for the poster presentation?

A.You CANNOT print your poster at the conference venue, so please print the poster out before the conference by yourself.


Q. What is the poster presentation size?

A.The poster board size is 1700 mm high by 1000 mm wide portrait (67 inches x 40 inches).
Your poster is not required to be any particular size, shape, or style, but cannot exceed the size of the board.
Push pins will be provided for your poster.


Q.What does the registration fee included?

A.The Member / Non-Member / Student Fees include one copy of Abstracts Book, participations in a Fireworks Display with a Welcome Reception on Monday evening 6 Nov., Technical Sessions from Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 Nov., Coffee Breaks during technical sessions, and Gala Dinner (Farewell Banquet) on Friday evening 10 Nov.
The Accompanying Person Fee includes participations in the Fireworks Display with the Welcome Reception, the Coffee Breaks, and the Gala Dinner (Farewell Banquet).
The participations fee for Excursion to Matsushima and some Accompanying Person Programs is not included the registration fees, and we will notice soon how to attend them.
A registration except the Gala Dinner is Not available.


Q.How can I get visa for residing in Japan?

A.Please refer a "Visa Information" page.