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2015 ICRR Frequently Asked Questions
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Q. Why do RRS Members need to register through the exclusive RRS Member Site?
A. RRS has agreed to provide complimentary registration for the first 300 RRS Members within the exclusive site; RRS Members MUST use the site to receive complimentary registration as the ICRR site will not allow you to register at no fee.

Q. When does the Call for Papers for Invited Speakers open/end?
A. We would now like to take this opportunity to inform you that the website for invited speakersfor Eye Opener, Congress Lecture, and Symposia has now opened.

Call for papers for Invited Speakers (Abstract Submission)
(Dead line
- January 30 at 12:00 noon JST, 3:00 UTC/GMT)

Please confirm the title of your session on your invitation letter/email
to proceed with the abstract submission.
**NOTE**If you have trouble finding your  abstract category, please contact
congress secretariat at

Q. How do I submit an Abstract (Hint: Use the Call for Papers button once you receive a control number from RRS)
A. Once your registration has been received by RRS you will be emailed an unique ICRR abstract control number that will allow you to submit your abstract in their abstract collection site. This record number will be located within your registration and provided to the ICRR to ensure your abstract remains with your registration one you arrive onsite. All deadlines for abstract submission are governed by the rules and regulations developed by the ICRR Organizers; the Call For Papers button on the site outlines all requirements and you will need to enter your information to register your abstract with the number you received from RRS upon registering.

Q. How do I book a hotel room in Kyoto? (Hint: use Accommodations Button)
A. A block of RRS rooms (in close proximity to one another) central to the public transportation, has been reserved for RRS Members. You must book your hotel through this RRS Member’s Only Site portal which is linked to (accommodations button) is linked to the ICRR’s Travel Agency. You will receive a separate confirmation from the ICRR’s Travel Agency , Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd , for your hotel and confirmation number. Hotel rooms are on a first come, 1st serve basis and are not guaran-teed until you secure your room through the provided portal.

Q. When do I have to commit to travel? (Hint: no later than February 1, 2015)
A. All complimentary registrations must have a hotel room booked no later than February 1, 2015 or your name will be removed from the RRS registration list provided to the ICRR; you will be asked to provide a valid hotel confirmation number that RRS staff will enter in your record.
If you would like assistance booking your international ticket please contact The Travel Station is A Meeting by Design’s affiliate travel agency with access to discounted fares and 24/7 travel assistance.

Q. How long will RRS offer complimentary registration? (Hint: until March 15, 2015)
A. RRS will sponsor registrations up to 300 members until March 15, 2015 only. Starting on March 16, 2015 all registrations will be direct through the ICRR registration site and RRS Members will pay the registration rate as listed.

Q. What is the difference between the RRS Registration Site and the ICRR 2015 Conference Site
A. There are 2 key features for RRS Members on the Exclusive Registration site which are:
1. Allows RRS Member to register at no fee
2. Accommodations are exclusive to the hotels held on a 1st come, 1st served basis
Note: All other links and program information is exactly the same and updates automatically .

Q. What if I’m an invited speaker to the ICRR?
A. You will indicate on your registration that you are an invited speaker, the RRS staff will work directly with the ICRR Conference Organizers to establish your room reservation and any additional travel support.

Q: How do I contact the ICRR offices?
A: Congress Secretariat
c/o Congress Corporation
3-6-13 Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0047, Japan
Phone: +81-6-6229-2555   Fax: +81-6-6229-2556   E-mail:

Q: Are speakers required to submit an abstract?  Are all registrants required to submit?

Q: I am an RRS member but was not able to register in time for free registration can I still register on the ICRR website and pay?
A: Yes,

Q: I would like to present at the 2015 ICRR conference, how do I submit my name for consideration?
A: Contact the Congress Secretariat  

Q: What are the abstract details and guide lines?
A: Each abstract should contain: (1) an introductory sentence indicating the purpose(s) of the study: (2) a brief description of pertinent experimental procedures; (3) a summary of the new, unpublished data; (4) a statement of the conclusions.  You are allotted 2,000 characters without spaces for the body of your abstract.  Titles, authors and institutions are not included in the 2,000 characters.  You can insert a table.  Your table will be counted as 600 characters.

Q: How do I sign up to participate in the Satellite Symposia?

A: Details and registration links available at,  

Q: What is the hotel cancellation policy for RRS members?
A: 10 days or more prior to check-in date ...... No charge
 9-2 days prior to check-in date ...... 20% of one night charge
 1 day before check-in date ...... 80% of one night charge
 The day of check-in or no notice given ...... 100% of one night charge

Q: Who do I give my hotel confirmation number to in order to confirm my complimentary RRS registration?

A: Call or email your hotel confirmation number to Keshia Kailey at or 406-522-1302

Q: What is the deadline for hotel booking in order to get a discounted conference rate?
A: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Q: What is the name and contact information of the Japan travel agency?

A: Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT)
Address: Kintetsu Shin-Namba Bldg. 6F
1-4-38, Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0017 Japan
Phone: +81-6-6635-2627 Fax: +81-6-6641-0072

Q. How long will RRS offer complimentary registration?
A. RRS will sponsor registrations up to 300 members until March 15, 2015 only. Starting on March 16, 2015 all registrations will be direct through the ICRR registration site and RRS Members will pay the registration rate as listed

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