2022.9.11.SUN-16.FRI Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan



Registration Period

  • Early-Bird Registration:
    Until August 10, 2022 23:59 JST 
    Until August 21, 2022 23:59 JST
  • Late Registration:
    August 22, 2022 0:00 JST– September 16, 2022 23:59 JST

Regarding registration for accommodation, banquet and ERFS, please refer to here.


Conference Registration Fee(Tax included)

Early-Bird Registration
(Until August 21)
Late Registration
(From August 22)
Regular JPY 70,000 JPY 80,000
(Discount for JVSS member)
JPY 60,000 JPY 70,000
Student JPY 25,000 JPY 30,000
(Discount for JVSS member)
JPY 20,000 JPY 25,000


Conference Registration Fee includes

  • Attendance at all conference sessions from September 11 to 16, 2022
  • e-abstract
  • Wi-Fi Service
  • On-demand streaming of recorded presentations


Conference Registration Fee DOES NOT include:



  • Please note that all cut-off dates are based on Japan Time (GMT+9).
  • All fees are quoted in JPY per person.
  • Students need to upload the copy of your student ID. If you enter “JVSS Student membership number” to the system, you need NOT upload the copy of your student ID card.


Payment Methods

The payment method is credit card only.

Online registration consists of two steps:

  1. Entrance of Registration information
  2. Credit card payment

Until credit card payment, you can revise registration information.
Registration is not completed until payment.
If you would like to be applied early bird discount fees, please complete your payment before the cut-off date (August 21, 2022 23:59 JST).
*Credit card transaction will be made under the name of Convention Linkage, Inc.


If you failed to pay via your credit card

Sometimes you may fail to pay the fee via your credit card. It usually happens due to the security reasons of your bank. In this case you need to activate the card for foreign transactions with the assistance of your bank.
Following is a typical procedure to ensure the money transfer:

  1. Inform your card holding bank that your payment failed.
  2. Inform the bank that you wish to perform an international payment through your card and request them to allow the verification of your card for international payments.
  3. Confirm that the card has been verified and continue with the payment.
  4. After you get the notification that the payment transaction has been completed successfully, send a copy of the receipt for our reference.


Cancellation Policy

Until August 21, 2022 23:59 JST: 100% refund of the fees
From August 22, 2022 0:00 JST: no refund
*All cancellations must be sent in writing and addressed to reg-ivc2022@c-linkage.co.jp


Unexpected Cancellation of the Event or Impossibility to Hold the Event

In the unlikely case that the IVC-22 cannot be held in whole or in part due to any event beyond the organisers’ control or force majeure (such as riot, fire, explosion, accident, flood, earthquake, sabotage, strikes, acts of any government, etc) the Meeting Organisers cannot be held liable for any damage, cost, or loss incurred, such as registration fee, transportation and accommodation costs, or any other direct or indirect loss or consequential damage.


Important information about entering Japan for IVC-22

VISA application

Currently, all foreign nationals who wish to newly enter Japan need to apply for a visa except for those with re-entry permit. (https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page22e_000921.html)
Please refer to “Application for Visa for foreign nationals eligible for Phased Measures toward Resuming Cross-Border Travel” page for more details.

The registration of ERFS*1 system

Regarding registration for accommodation, banquet and ERFS, please refer to here.
If you have any questions about Visa application, please feel free to contact us(reg-ivc2022@c-linkage.co.jp).

*1 ERFS is entrants returnees follow up system to control the COVID-19 infection. (Important) As Visa and immigration information may change depending on the status of COVID-19 infection in Japan, please check the website of the Japanese Embassy or Consulate in your residence area for the latest news


To JVSS member


If you would like to select the JVSS membership fee, please enter your membership number in the following format:

  • JVSS member/正会員(個人):00000(数字5桁)
  • JVSS Subscription/正会員(法人):B0000
  • JVSS Supporting member/維持会員:J-000
  • JVSS Sustaining member/賛助会員:S-000
  • JVSS Student member/学生会員:00000G(数字5桁+G)

*If you do not know your membership number for JVSS Subscription/Supporting/Sustaining member, please refer to the link below 企業の会員番号は下記webページをご参照ください。


About Child Care Support

IVC-22 offers subsides for childcare for on-site as well as online participants (4,400 JPY/day).

Please follow the steps below:

  1. Please contact to nursery service and make your reservation by yourself.
  2. Please send the receipt to the secretariat (reg-ivc2022@c-linkage.co.jp).

We list facilities in the center of Sapporo offering temporary childcare services below:



For inquiries regarding the registration process, please contact the secretariat (reg-ivc2022@c-linkage.co.jp).

Please take this opportunity to enroll as a JVSS member.
We sincerely welcome to join us.
JVSS (The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science)
English: https://www.jvss.jp/eng/index.php
Japanese: https://www.jvss.jp/index.php

Click here to register