Other Information

Miscellaneous Information


For participants from abroad who arrive at KEK,
the registration will be held as follows,

Time:from 8:30 to 9:45 on 10 Jan. 2012
Place:Lobby, first floor at Kenkyu Honkan in KEK.http://www.kek.jp/intra-e/map/
Departure time of a bus for Kusatsu 10:00

You are required to pay the accommodation charges in KEK. You will receive the previously notified financial support from KEK on the 13th at the hotel. (The accommodation charges in KEK and at the hotel will be deducted from it.)

The rest of the participants can register at the hotel site.

Restaurants near KEK

We need to inform you that food service is available only at a coffee shop near cafeteria in KEK on Jan 9, 2012 (national holiday).

You can find information about restaurants near KEK from the map:
Restaurants near KEK (PDF) in

Restaurants near IPMU

You can consult http://www.ipmu.jp/visitors/where-eat
There are many eating places in Kashiwa.


We list a few restaurants which serve vegetarian food: Please walk 15 minutes toward Tsukuba center (turn right after you go out from the KEK entrance)

  1. MacDonald's
    It is one of the closest eating places at the first intersection
  2. Saizeriya (very reasonable price)
    At the second intersection
  3. Coffee Tetsugaku(Italian Restaurant)
    Turn left at the first intersection and you can see cone roof like a castle on the right-hand side of the road.

Please tell them you want a meal with no fish, no meat, or no pork.

Internet access

Wireless LAN is available in the lecture hall and the hotel lobby.

KEK dormitory

KEK Dormitory is available as your application. Please get the room key and entrance key from the superintendent if your arrival is before 10:00p.m. If you arrive between 10:00p.m and 7:00a.m of the following day, you can receive the keys from the Information Center (Guard Office). The dormitory entrance door is locked from 10:00p.m to next day 7:00a.m.

Weather of Kusatsu

The temperature in Kusatsu ranges between -10 to 0 centigrade. The temperature in Tsukuba is between 0 to 10 centigrade.