Contact & FAQ



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  • Mail: 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0412 JAPAN

Workshop Venue

Seaside House, Onna-son, Okinawa


Who can apply to the course?
Undergraduate/ Msc/ PhD students, post-docs and researchers at universities or academic/ industrial institutes.
Is there any registration fee to participate in the course?
ALL selected participants will receive free registration and OIST will arrange your round trip air-ticket (from/ to the airport nearest to your institute) and cover meals in Okinawa during the workshop. All the participants are expected to arrive in Okinawa on  Sunday April 20th and depart on Saturday April 26th. Unfortunately, because of travel regulations we cannot accomodate requests to stay longer, even at your own expense.
When could I expect to know my participation in the course?
Application Deadline: February 20th, 2014
Notification of participation:March 6th, 2014
Contact from OIST travel agent for flight arrangement: After notification of acceptance
Does everyone need to submit a poster abstract?
We will have poster sessions during the workshop. Every participant is expected to submit an abstract. Time permitting (very unlikely), some may be selected for 15-minute talks. The goal of the posters is to tell other course participants about your work, and to get feedback. The could be based on research you have already done, which is the most common case, or even on ideas for which you would like to get feedback.
What are the housing arrangements like?
Every student will have a shared room with one roommate and with an ensuite bathroom.