Symposium Information

Date & Venue

Date September 18-22, 2017
Venue Nara Kasugano International Forum
Address: 101 Kasugano-cho, Nara-City, Nara 630-8212, Japan

Official Language

The official language of the symposium is English.
All presentations including discussions shall be made in English.


All the participants including accompanying persons are asked to wear their name badges in order to enter the session room and to take part in social program.
Please wear your name badges at all the time during the symposium period.


The secretariat room is located on the 2nd floor (Conference Room 4).

Registration Desk Open Hours

September 18 (Mon.) 15:00-17:00
September 19 (Tue.)  8:40-18:00
September 20 (Wed.)  8:30-17:00
September 21 (Thu.)  8:30-13:00


Boxed lunch will be provided for those who have purchased the lunch in Reception Hall 1 (pre-order is required.)

September 19 (Tue.) 13:00-14:00
September 20 (Wed.) 12:30-13:30
September 21 (Thu.) 12:30-13:30

Coffee Break

From Tuesday to Thursday, coffee, tea and water will be served during the Coffee Break in the Reception Hall 1 (2F).

Internet Access

Broadband wireless internet access is available at the symposium.
ID and Passwords are displayed near the Registration desk.

Weather condition and recommended clothes

The temperature in Nara during September can vary from 20℃ to 30℃.
During the symposium, we recommend you wear business casual dress.


Photography and Recording during sessions are definitely prohibited.

Information for Speakers

Each presentation time is 15 minutes plus 5 minutes of discussions.
Please arrive at your session room 15 minutes before the session starts.
The chairperson of your session will confirm the attendance and have a briefing before the session. To avoid technical problems, please have your computer checked for the projector connection before the session starts.
Special note for Room A (Noh Theatre): All people are not allowed to get on the stage with shoes on. Those who will preset or chair in the Room A are requested to change into scuffs.

Preview Room

Conference Room 2 is released for every participants for their working space except Sep. 19, 13:00-14:00 and after Sep. 21, 14:50.

FAST-zero'17 Awards

FAST-zero’17 Best Paper Awards will be announced in the closing session.