Social Program

<Welcome Party>
We would like to welcome you with special foods and drinks on October 24th at KRP, the conference venue. Please attend and enjoy this wonderful party.

DateTuesday, October 24, 2017
VenueBanquet Hall, Bldg. #4 in KRP
Dress CodeSmart Casual

<Conference dinner>
Conference dinner will be held in The SODOH on 25th October. The SODOH is located in Higashiyama area where various historical shrines are centralized. After fruitful discussions at the sessions, you can enjoy excellent dinners and special ceremony.

DateWednesday, October 25, 2017
VenueThe SODOH Higashiyama Kyoto
Dress CodeSmart Casual
TransportationRound-trip shuttle bus service is provided.


<Farewell Party>
After the closing ceremony, we plan to invite you to the Farewell party on October 26th, hoping to meet you again in the next 5th Final Sinks!

DateThursday, October 26, 2017
VenueAtrium, Bldg. #1 in KRP
Dress CodeSmart Casual

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)