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On-line registration ( will be available from October 1, 2005.
Advance registration must be completed NO LATER THAN March 15, 2006
Advance and late registration has closed.
Registration Fee:

JPY =Japanese Yen   1US$= JPY 110 (As of June, 2005)

Advance Registration
Late Registration
On site Registration
  Regular   JPY 40,000   JPY 50,000   JPY 50,000
  Student *   JPY 30,000   JPY 50,000   Not applicable
  Accompanying  Person   JPY 8,000   JPY 8,000   JPY 8,000
  Banquet (Wed, July 26)   JPY 6,000 (for registered Participant and accompanying person)
  JPY 10,000 ( for not registered person)
Financial help for Students* (for Advance Registration)
Students who want to obtain a discount by registering in advance must submit proof of their status, such as a photocopy of a valid student ID card or a letter from the dean, department head, or research director, with a signature. After on-line registration, please send (1) the Registration Form and (2) proof of student status by FAX or airmail within two weeks to the Secretariat shown below.
Participants who require a visa to enter Japan
Late registration will be essential for whom has not made advance registration and requires some documents for visa purposes.
Please note:
On-site registrants will not have assistance for visa purposes in any case.
Registration and Payment
All payments must be made in Japanese yen. Registration can be made via the web-site, or by faxing the attached Registration Form to the Secretariat.
Please note that registration will not be processed or confirmed until payment in full is received.
If your abstract is not accepted after registration, you will receive a full refund.

Payment must be made either by credit card (VISA, Master card, JCB, American Express)or bank transfer. We strongly recommend paying by credit card. No check or money orders will be accepted.
If you send your registration fee by bank transfer, please contact the
Your registration and payment will be confirmed by email according to your registration form.
Registration Fee includes:
Regular or student registration: participation in scientific sessions, entrance to exhibits, printed program and abstract volumes, refreshment breaks, invitations to welcome reception (Sunday, July 23) and opening and closing ceremonies.
  Accompanying person registration: participation in scientific sessions, entrance to exhibits, refreshment breaks, invitations to welcome reception and opening and closing ceremonies.
Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be made by FAX or E-mail and must reach the secretariat by March 31, 2006.
*Cancellations received on or before March 31, 2006(for Advance registration), June 1, 2006(for Late registration): 75% of the total ammount will be refunded.
  *Cancellations received after April 1, 2006(for Advance registration), June 2, 2006(for Late registration): No refund
Online Registration by credit card  
If you would like to pay by bank transfer, please contact the Secretariat:

If you would like to change your information on Registration, please contact the Secretariat:
Secretariat for Abstract Submission, Registration, Social Program and Field Excursion
  19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association
  Mr. G. Aoyama, Congress Corporation
  Congress Bldg.,3-6-13 Awajimachi Chuo-ku Osaka 541-0047, Japan
  TEL: +81-6-6229-2555 Fax: +81-6-6229-2556
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