Dr.Kiyoshi Kishida
Secretary General

06 October, 2014


Advance online registration for ARMS8 is now closed. However, participants can still register on-site and pay the registration fee in cash or by credit card. On-site Registration will be available at the Registration Desk on Level 2 of the Royton Sapporo (Symposium Venue). Please note that there is no on-site registration for the Banquet, Students' Night or the Technical Tours.

We appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing you soon.

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RegistrationBefore 31 August 2014After 1 September 2014
ISRM MemberJPY 45,000JPY 55,000
Non-MemberJPY 60,000JPY 70,000
StudentJPY 10,000JPY 10,000
Accompanying personJPY 10,000JPY 10,000
  • ISRM Member, Non-Member and Student fees include participation in all the sessions, Workshops and the Short Course, as well as the Proceedings by USB flash drive and an abstract volume.
  • Technical Tours (17 and 18 Oct) and Banquet (15 Oct) are not included in the registration fees.
  • Welcome Reception (13 Oct), Coffee Breaks (14-16 Oct) and Lunches (14-16 Oct) are sponsored by the exhibitors.
  • Students' Night (14 Oct) is sponsored by the donors.


Welcome Reception (13 Oct)Free of charge
Banquet (15 Oct)JPY 6,000
Student's Night (14 Oct)Free of charge
  • Pre-registration by 30 September is required for the Banquet and Students' Night.
    (For persons who wish to join Students' Night: Pre-registration BEFORE 31 AUGUST is kindly requested through online registration or by sending an email to Since the maximum number of participants is only about 40, we anticipate your earliest registration.)

Technical Tours

Course A (17-18 Oct)
The Horonobe Underground Research Center and road tunnel disposal site of heavy metal-rich muck
JPY 30,000
Course B (17 Oct)
A pure pumped-storage hydro-electric power plant (the under-construction Kyogoku Power Plant)
JPY 7,800
Course C (17 Oct)
Hokkaido Expressway construction sites between Yoichi and Otaru
JPY 7,800

Online Registration Form

Online Registration

  • For paper authors: One full registration must be paid BY 31 AUGUST, 2014 to secure a presentation time and a paper in the proceedings.
  • For all attendees: Online registration will be closed on 30 September, 2014. After the closing of the online registration, please make your registration on-site.

Payment Method

  • For overseas residents, only credit card payment is acceptable.
  • Payment by bank transfer is applicable to those who live in Japan.
    For applicants those
  • In case you need an invoice and/or a proof of payment with your company data, please contact the Registration Office.

Cancellation Policy

Any request to cancel a registration must be sent by e-mail to the Registration Office. A cancellation fee will be charged as listed below. Please note that all refunds will be made within two months after the conclusion of ARMS8. *For those who paid the fee(s) via a bank transfer, a bank handling service charge will be deducted from the amount of refund.

- Registration and Banquet Fees

Until 31 August 201450% of the registration fee
After 1 September 2014No refunds will be given

- Technical Tours

Before 26 SeptemberFull refund
26 September - 9 October20% of the fee
10 - 15 October30% of the fee
16 October50% of the fee
17 October (on the day)No refund


ARMS8 Registration Office

EC Pro Inc.

Kitaguchi Yoshiya Bldg. 5F,

8-3, Kita 7, Nishi 4, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-0807 Japan

TEL: +81-11-299-5910 FAX: +81-11-299-5911



Japanese Committee for Rock Mechanics International Society for Rock Mechanics


Japan Society of Civil Engineers The Japanese Geotechnical Society The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan The Society of Materials Science, Japan


  • East Nippon Expressway Company Limited Hokkaido Regional Head Office
  • Hokkaido District Transport Bureau
  • Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Hokkaido Government
  • Hokkaido Research Organization
  • Japan Atomic Energy Agency Horonobe Underground Research Center
  • Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau


  • City of Sapporo
  • Hokkaido Government
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 260305)
  • The Kajima Foundation


  • Japan National Tourism Organization

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