Technical tour

Participants must pre-register for the technical tour. On-site registration is also available, until registration reaches maximum capacity (40 attendances).

Date27 (Fri.) October 2017
Visiting SitesSouth District Resource Recycling Center
Eco Land Otowa No Mori (Landfill site)
Okura Sake Museum
Meeting PointIn front of Building #4 in KRP at 8:50-9:00
(Bus will leave at 9:00)
Dress CodeSmart Casual

For pre-registration, please send e-mail to the Secretariat ( ) by 20th October.
1. Name, 2. Affiliation, 3. Country, 4. Phone number, and 5. E-mail address should be included in the pre-registration e-mail.

<Overview of the visiting sites>
<Waste Treatment Facilities in Kyoto City>

Eco Land Otowa No Mori is the only landfill facility that Kyoto City manages, with a capacity of approx. 4.5 million m3. Incinerated residue and incombustible waste have been landfilled in this controlled landfill site since 2000. The South District Resource Recycle Center is the intermediate treatment facility for cans, bins, and PET bottles, with a treatment capacity of 60 t/day.

<Historical Spots>





The Fushimi area is famous for its sake brewery. The Okura Sake Museum, housed in an old sake brewery, presents the history of sake production in Japan. You can enjoy the atmosphere of the old brewery. You can also have lunch in Tsuki No Kurabito, a restaurant renovated in the old sake brewery.

<Time Schedule>

9:00Depart from Kyoto Research Park (KRP)
9:45-11:45Visit I: South District Resource Recycle Center
12:00-12:40Visit II: Okura Sake Museum
12:50-14:00Lunch at Tsuki No Kurabito
15:00-16:30Visit III: Eco Land Otowa No Mori (Landfill site)
18:00Kyoto Station (JR line): Finishing point 1
18:15KRP: Finishing point 2


Accommodation for the 4th Final Sinks participants has been arranged as listed below. As autumn season is very crowded in Kyoto, earlier reservation is highly recommended.

For your reservation, please click and access to the booking site, which show detail information such as accommodation fee. Deadline for Accommodation through the booking site is October 3, 2017.
→[ Accommodation for 4th Final Sinks ]
※Log-in ID for booking site is different from Log-in ID for Abstract and Registration page.

Hotel nameNearest stationAccess to the Venue
Kyoto Tokyu HotelTambaguchi Station (JR Line), or
Gojo Station (Subway Karasuma Line)
15 minute by walk
New Miyako HotelKyoto Station (JR Line)10 minute by JR Line
Karasuma Kyoto HotelShijo Station (Subway Karasuma Line)25 minute by train (via Kyoto Station)
Hearton Hotel KyotoKarasuma Oike Station
(Subway Karasuma Line/Tozai Line)
30 minute by train (via Kyoto Station)

Presentation Guidance

<Oral presenter>

  • Each oral presenter has 15 minutes (10 minutes presentation and 5 minutes discussion).
  • PC with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 was prepared for the oral presentation.
  • Presenters are encouraged to bring your presentation data to the Speaker Ready Room at least 1 hour prior to their scheduled presentation in order to check the presentation data.

<Poster presenter>

  • Poster sessions are prepared at 13:15-14:45 on 25th and 26th. Poster presenters are encouraged to attend both sessions.
  • Each poster presenter needs to display your poster on the poster board in Banquet Hall before the session on 25th October. After the session on 26th, poster presenters have to remove their posters by 16:30.
  • Poster size is A0 size. Poster should include title, authors name, and their affiliations. Symbol “〇” need to be shown in front of the presenter’s name.