The 40th SICE Annual Conference
School of Engineering
Nagoya, Japan, July 25-27, 2001
Technical Session Program
The fortieth SICE Annual Conference (SICE2001) is sponsored by the Society of
Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) of Japan in cooperation with the
Industrial Electronics Society of the IEEE (IEEE/IES), the IEEE Robotics and
Automation Society (IEEE/RAS), the IEEE Control Systems Society (IEEE/CSS),
the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA) and in
association with the IEEE Japan Council, the Institute of Control, Automation
and Systems Engineers (ICASE), the Chinese Automatic Control Society (CAC)
and the China Instrument Society (CIS).
The conference Steering Committee and the Program Committee of SICE2001
would like to invite
you to participate in this annual event of our society. The conference will
be a major opportunity to exchange and express ideas on the latest
developments in the theory and application of measurement, control, system
and information technologies.
The conference will be held at School of Engineering,
Nagoya University, Nagoya in Japan.
Nagoya is located at the heart of central Japan, which is
blessed with a rich natural environment. Some of the scenic areas of the
region include Ise Bay. Nobi Plane, and Kiso River. As the nucleus of this
central area, Nagoya, with its population of more than 2.15 million, is one
of Japan's major cities, and an important industrial and cultural center.
In the city, you can enjoy the sightseeing at The Nagoya Castle, famous for
the golden dolphins adorning its rooftop, the Tokugawa Art Museum, the Atsuta
Shrine and many other places. Nagoya is also actively preparing for a future
in which lifestyle, technology, and culture work together to create a
The conference will give you an opportunity to meet the specialists in the
field of control and measurement, who are working on the frontiers of
academic research and are striving towards the development of new technology
in the industry.
Advance registration is highly recommended. Those who wish to attend the
SICE2001 Conference should complete the registration form(PDF) and
return it to:
Your remittance for all costs must accompany your registration form.
Payment should be made in Japanese yen by bank draft, money order, or your
international credit card. To take advantage of the reduced registration
fees, advanced registration must be received by June 30, 2001. The
registration fee schedule is as follows. All fees are quoted in Japanese
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, JAPAN
The registration fee includes attendance at all technical sessions,
neither a copy of the conference proceedings nor a ticket to the banquet.
It is expected that at least one author per paper will have registered by
June 30, 2001. This will allow the Conference Steering Committee and the
Program Committee to run and host the technical program with minimum
(by June 30)
|Mail charge (in Japan)|
|Welcome Party for Students|
|Dinner Party fee:|
|Member & Non-member|
|Technical Tour fee:||3,000Yen * person(s)|
|Social Tour fee:||4,000Yen * person(s)|
|Presentation fee:||5,000Yen * paper(s)|
|(society membership: SICE, IEEE, ICASE, CAC, CIS or ISA)|
All attendees must register and wear the conference badges provided for them.
A registration package containing all needed materials will be given to each
attendee at the conference registration desk. The registration desk will be
open for on-site registration and other registration matters during the
conference. Registration fees may be refunded in full if a written request is
received by the SICE2001 Secretariat no later than June 30, 2001. No refunds
will be made after that date.
The conference proceedings(CD-ROM) will include all the technical papers
presented at the SICE2001. During the conference, all attendees may have the
CD-ROM by paying a modest fee to the address specified, in advance.
Reception and Dinner Party
There will be a Reception for all conference attendees and their accompanying
guests on Tuesday, July 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in a restaurant "Hananoki"
in Nagoya University campus. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
A conference dinner party will be held in Nagoya Garden Palace Hotel on
Thursday, July 26, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Party tickets may be preordered
using the Registration Form
or can be purchased at the
Registration Desk. Advance registration is highly recommended. Accompanying
persons are invited without tickets. Nagoya Garden Palace Hotel is located in
midtown Nagoya, "Nishiki-3-cyome" Sakae. Shuttle bus service will be arranged
for transportation from the conference venue to Nagoya Garden Palace Hotel.
On Thursday July 26, from 9:00 to 16:30,
a Technical Tour has been arranged to
visit Nippon Steel Corporation Nagoya Works and Toyota Motor Corporation.
At Nippon Steel Corporation Nagoya Works,
the participants would experience the operation system of
Blast Furnace which has been constructed last year.
In addition, the participants also would be explained about
an Electric Vehicle ( e-com ) and Fuel Cell Charge Station at
Toyota Motor Corporation.
The cost will be 3,000Yen including lunch. Since the number of
participants on the tour would be limited to 50, reservation and payment
in advance are strongly suggested. Participants are requested to gather
10 minutes prior to the nominated departure time.
A full day tour has been arranged on Thursday, July 26, from 10:30 to 16:30, for
This tour has been arranged to visit Nagoyan Cuisine
Restaurant "Atsuta, Horai-Jinya", Tokugawa Art Museum, and Nagoya Brewery,
Asahi Breweries Limited. Horai-Jinya would serve a famous Nagoyan cuisine
"Hitsumabushi (Nagoyan style bowl of broiled eels and rice)". Tokugawa Art
Museum possesses over ten thousand historic treasures of the
Tokugawa Family in the Edo era, known as "Daimyo dogu". Nagoya Brewery
produces Japanese popular dry beer "Asahi Super Dry". You can enjoy tasting
fresh draft beers toward the end of the tour.
The cost will be 4,000Yen including lunch and number of participants on the
tour would be limited to 50.
Please make sure of the meeting place at SICE2001 Registration Desk in
advance, participants are requested to gather 10 minutes prior to the
nominated departure time at Nagoya University.
Welcome Party for Students
A party for students will be held on Wednesday,
July 25 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM
at Room N141 on the 4th floor of Building No.1,
School of Eng., Nagoya University.
The host is SICE president and students will be able to communicate
with him directly.
Drinks and snacks will be served.
Participants will be accommodated in the following hotels of different categories.
Kinki Nippon Tourist Co. Ltd. is appointed as the official travel agency for the
conference and will handle all related travel arrangements and hotel accommodation.
Any inquiries concerning the arrangements should be mailed directly to
SICE Help Desk, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co. Ltd.
The WWW Home Page (http://www.knt.co.jp/ec/sice/english/index.htm)
is also available for more information and making reservation.
Hotels: (( ) walk from Sakae subway station)
|Nagoya Tokyu Hotel (7 min.)||12,000Yen||20,000Yen|
|Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel Nishiki (2 min.)||10,500Yen||19,000Yen|
|Princess Garden Hotel (5 min.)||8,000Yen||15,600Yen|
|Chisan Hotel Nagoya Sakae (7 min.)||5,800Yen||11,600Yen|
- Rates include the room charges per night and breakfast, 10% service charge and 5% consumption tax included.
- No reservation will be made for applicants received without payment of
deposit (total room fare) plus the handling charge of 500Yen due Kinki Nippon
Tourist Co., Ltd.. (The hotel deposit will be credited to your bill. All
hotel expenses deducting the hotel deposit should be paid directly to the
Payment must be made in Japanese Yen by Credit Card (VISA, Master Card, Amex, Diners) by filling in the necessary items on the Reservation Form. Bank Draft and Personal checks are NOT acceptable.
- Fill in the enclosed Reservation Form. Specify the hotel, the category and the check-in/check-out dates, with the payment of the deposit.
- Send the Form to SICE Help Desk by mail or FAX, not later than 25 June, 2001.
In case of cancellation for hotel reservation, your deposit will be refunded after deducting bank charge/commission and cancellation charges as follows.
|9 days or more prior to the date of arrival||No charge|
|8 to 2 days prior to the date of arrival||20%|
|Fewer than 2 days prior, or no notice given||100%|
* percentage of your deposit
SICE Help Desk:
Nagoya Branch, Kinki Nippon Tourist Co. Ltd.
c/o Kuwayama Bldg. 2F, 2-45-19, Meieki
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 450-0002, Japan
Passport and Visas
- Access to Nagoya
Located in central Japan,
Nagoya is a junction of land, marine, and air traffic.
Nagoya International Airport is connected to about 30 cities around the world by direct flights, and Nagoya Station is a nucleus of the railway network.
The city is conveniently connected to Tokyo and Osaka, Japan's two major gateways. Tokyo is almost 2 hours and Osaka is about 1 hour by Shinkansen Hikari.
- Access to Nagoya University
From Nagoya International Airport to Nagoya Station and Sakae:
Express Bus for Meitetsu Bus Center (Nagoya Station)
runs every 10 minutes and takes 28 minutes directly.
Express bus for Sakae (central area)
runs every 30 minutes and takes 30 minutes with two stops on the way.
From Nagoya Station and Sakae to Nagoya University:
Take the subway on Higashiyama Line for Fujigaoka
and get off at Motoyama. To Nagoya University, it takes 15 min. on foot,
or 5 min. by bus for Shimada Jutaku or Hirabari Jutaku or Nagoya Daigaku Mae
to Nagoya Daigaku Mae.
All foreign visitors entering Japan must have a valid passport.
Japanese visas are required for tourists except those of certain citizenry.
The Conference Steering Committee would like to remind attendees residing as aliens in foreign countries that their visa requirements are based on the countries of which they are citizens, not on the countries in which they are currently residing. It is responsibility of all attendees to obtain all necessary documents for entry into Japan from their nearest Japanese embassy or consulate.
If you have any question about SICE2001, please do not hesitate to contact
the SICE Secretariat.
For more information concerning transportation and tours, contact:
Phone +81-3-3814-4121 , Fax: +81-3-3814-4699
E-mail: sice2001 email@example.com
Up-to-date information may also be obtained electronically from the WWW Home Page:
Copyright (C) 2001SICE