28th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics
AROB 28th 2023
8th International Symposium on BioComplexity
ISBC8
6th International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics
SWARM6
January 25-27, 2023
B-Con PLAZA, Beppu, JAPAN and ONLINE (Zoom)

Registration

Registration Fee

Symposium Fee

All the fees are non-taxable.
*Lower-middle-income Economy Countries and Low-income Economy Countries are defined by the World Bank.
You can find the list of the countries here.
Early Registration
(December 22, 2022 (24:00 UTC))
Late Registration
(after December 23, 2022)
ONSITE ParticipationDomesticRegularJPY 35,000JPY 40,000
StudentJPY 15,000JPY 20,000
Overseas
(Special discount)
RegularJPY 20,000
StudentJPY 10,000
Committee Member /
Reviewer of AROB Journal
JPY 35,000
RetireeFree of Charge
ONLINE ParticipationDomestic/OverseasRegularJPY 40,000
StudentJPY 20,000
Lower-middle/Low- income Economy Countries*RegularJPY 20,000
StudentJPY 10,000
Reviewer of AROB JournalJPY 35,000
RetireeFree of Charge

Symposium fee includes the following:

  1. Access to all the AROB-ISBC-SWARM 2023 sessions
  2. Publication fee per one paper (Up to 6 pages)
  3. One set of the symposium program and the access permission to the online AROB2023 Proceedings
* Please note that Fee for Retirees doesn't include 2.

Additional Fee

Regular Student1
Extra Page 15,000 JPY / page
Additional Paper 30,000 JPY 15,000 JPY
Proceeding CD2 5,000 JPY
Banquet3 6,500 JPY 5,000 JPY
Documents for VISA application 5,000 JPY (as a shipping fee and service charge)
  1. Students must show their student ID card at the registration desk.
  2. Proceedings data will be downloaded from the website instead of giving away the CD-R from AROB21st 2016. CD-R will be still purchased, but with extra payment.
  3. Registration Fee does not include the banquet. If you want to attend the banquet, you must purchase that separately.
  4. If you choose "Early Registration" and we haven't received a payment by the due date on the invoice, we'll class it as a "Late Registration".

Handling of extra pages of papers submitted to the Journal Track

  1. Paper is accepted by December 23, 2022 : No charge for extra pages (up to 12 pages)
  2. Decision of accept or rejection for the paper not made by December 23, 2022: Charge for extra pages will be made. However, if the paper is accepted after the date, a discount for the extra pages will be given from the journal submission fee.

Support Program for Overseas Participants

We offer a 50% discount on the symposium fee to all the participants who satisfy the following conditions:

  • belonging to overseas universities/institutions
  • participating in the symposium onsite
or
  • the affiliation is located in lower-middle-income / low-income economy countries.

Lower-middle-income Economy Countries

AlgeriaIndiaSamoa
BangladeshIndonesiaSão Tomé and Principe
BelizeIran, Islamic RepSenegal
BeninKenyaSolomon Islands
BhutanKiribatiSri Lanka
BoliviaKyrgyz RepublicTanzania
Cabo VerdeLao PDRTajikistan
CambodiaLesothoTimor-Leste
CameroonMauritaniaTunisia
ComorosMicronesia, Fed. Sts.Ukraine
Congo, Rep.MongoliaUzbekistan
Côte d'IvoireMoroccoVanuatu
DjiboutiMyanmarVietnam
Egypt, Arab Rep.NepalWest Bank and Gaza
El SalvadorNicaraguaZambia
EswatiniNigeriaZimbabwe
GhanaPakistan
HaitiPapua New Guinea

Low-income Economy Countries

AfghanistanGuinea-BissauSomalia
Burkina FasoKorea, Dem. People's RepSouth Sudan
BurundiLiberiaSudan
Central African RepublicMadagascarSyrian Arab Republic
ChadMalawiTogo
Congo, Dem. RepMaliUganda
EritreaMozambiqueYemen, Rep.
EthiopiaNiger
Gambia, TheRwanda
GuineaSierra Leone
Furthermore, if their extended papers are accepted to publish in the AROB Journal, the same amount will be discounted from the publication fee.
To apply, a photocopy of your student ID card or the URL of your page on the university/institution's website will be required when you register.

Registration instructions

All participants need to fill in the online registration form to register for AROB-ISBC-SWARM 2023. Payment can be made either online by credit card, bank transfer.

Payment Methods

  • Bank Transfer (Bank Information is written in the invoice)
  • Credit Cards (We currently use Square payment processing system to allow you to pay your registration fee using major credit cards. Please note that invoices are issued by "The International Society of Artificial Life and Robotics".)
  • Onsite Payment: Only credit card payment (VISA, MASTER, or AMEX) is acceptable on the registration desk.

Cancellation

Substitutions may be made at any time but please notice AROB Secretariat of a change of name. If you find it necessary to cancel the registration completely, please notify the AROB Secretariat immediately by email. Provided written notice of cancellation is received by December 27, 2022, a full refund will be given less a 10% administration charge. It is regrettable that registrations cancelled after December 28, 2022, or for no-shows at the symposium, the full fee (100% cancellation charges) will be payable.

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