NEWPlenary and special sessions (Outline & Agenda)NEW
All Announcements and
19:(IMPORTANT) We will announce the detail of
the technical program and presentation schedule on September 20 (Tuesday). Please note that
presentation time would be 15 minutes including discussion for oral presentation. (New)
August 29: Draft of the ICFM5 Technical
August 18: Technical and Cultural Tours (New) Three technical tour courses and one cultural tour is available
on September 30. For more information please visit our Tours and Cultural Events page.
15:New Hotels are added Two more hotels added to the hotel and accommodation
page of ICFM5 website. Please make sure you booked a room before your arrival and let us know if ICFM5 Secretariat
can do any help you for your reservation. Please use the ICFM5 Secretariat phone number (0298796809) if the hotel
reservation needs a local telephone number in Japan for confirmation.
July 15: Booth Exhibition at
ICFM5 The ICFM5 Secretariat
is accepting proposal for booth exhibition at the time of ICFM5. To download booth rental form, please visit click
Full Paper Submission Option The deadline for full paper submission is August 15, 2011. Please note that submission of the full paper is
optional and author of all accepted abstracts have the opportunity to make a presentation at ICFM5 without
submitting the full paper.
July 4: Financial Support Opportunity (Closed)
June 29: Acceptance
letters We are pleased to inform you that by the end of the
deadline for abstract submission, we received about 400 abstracts from 50 nations covering all five topic areas of
the ICFM5. All submitted abstracts have been reviewed by our International Technical Committee and we sent the
acceptance letter for the selected abstracts.
June 29: Accommodation and Visa Support
(Important) The ICFM5
secretariat recommended a fewhotels in Akihabara in
waking distance to the conference venue on 28 and 29 September. We will also providevisa supporting documents for participants with accepted abstracts and completed registration including co-authors
and accompanying persons.
June 9:Announcement on Change in ICFM5
Venue (Important) The ICFM5 Secretariat at ICHARM would like to inform you the following important
announcements regarding change in ICFM5 technical program, change in Conference Venue and extension of the ICFM5
early-bird registration: 1- New Special Sessions “Coping with Water-related Mega-Disasters”: In order to
discuss and share lessons learned and best practices on emergency response and recovery from mega-disasters, the
ICFM5 Secretariat decided to include special sessions to share latest experiences and lessons on the mega-tsunami
in Japan (March 11, 2011) and other recent hydro-meteorological catastrophes in the world by inviting high-level
decision-makers, experts and officials. There is no change in the registration fee and all ICFM5 participants are
invited to join these special sessions. 2- Change in the Conference venue: The ICFM5 Secretariat at ICHARM decided to move
theICFM5 venue from
Tsukuba to Tokyo at UNU (United Nations University) in Aoyama for the 1st day and at UDX in Akihabara for the
2nd and the 3rd days. The date is fixed on 27-29 September 2011 as before. We hope the change in venue would
help promoting more participants internationally as well as nationally. Please visit the Conference venue web
page for more detail.