Information about the Conference


COMPSAFE 2020 will take place at the Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe, Japan.

Registration Desk

Registration Desk is at the entrance hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Kobe convention center.

Registration hours are,
December 8th: 16:00~20:00
December 9th and 10th: 8:15~17:00
December 11th: 8:15~15:00

Registration Fees

IACM member: 60,000 yen (Late registration: 70,000 yen)
Non-IACM member: 65,000 yen (Late registration: 75,000 yen)
Student: 30,000 yen (Late registration: 35,000 yen)

Above registration fees include a book of program, CD-ROM of extended abstracts, excursion, coffee breaks, reception and banquet.

Abstracts without any registration nor payment by speakers by 16th October, 2020 will be removed from the final program.

Accompanying person: 20,000 yen (for either Reception/Excursion/Banquet)

Audiovisual Services

Each room will be equipped with LCD projector with VGA connector, and computers for presentation will not be provided. We recommend to check the compatibility of your laptop and projector provided before your presentation.

Presentation Time

Plenary Lecture:  60 minutes
Semi-Plenary Lecture: 40 minutes
Keynote Presentation: 40 minutes
Regular Presentation: 20 minutes

Internet Access

Wireless internet will be provided in the conference site.

Coffee Break

Coffee will be served during the breaks at the lounge and reception hall located on the 3rd floor next to the entrance hall.

Special Events


9:00-16:00 December 8, 2020

The excursion starts at the Kobe convention center, the conference site, in the morning of December 8th. We will first visit the great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake memorial museum at the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, located 15min. from the conference site by bus, to learn and experience the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake occurred in January 17th, 1995. Then we also visit the earthquake museum at Hanshin Expressway Technology Center. In the afternoon, we will cross the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, the world longest suspension bridge with its length of 3,911m, and visit Awaji Island. In the island, we will have a field-trip at Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park and visit Nojima Fault Preservation Museum. The tour buses will come back to the conference site by the evening before the welcome reception.

Welcome Reception

18:00-20:00 December 8, 2020

We will have a welcome reception in the evening of December 8th., after the excursion. The welcome reception will be at the reception hall next to the international conference room, the main conference room, at the third floor of the Kobe convention center. Buffet-style light meal and drink will be provided.


18:30-21:00 December 10, 2020

We will have a banquet in the evening of December 10th., after all sessions are closed. The banquet will be at the party room "Ohwada", located on the 1st floor of the South Building, Portopia Hotel next to the conference site. Sit-down formal dinner will be provided.

Floor Plan

3rd Floor

4th Floor

5th Floor