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NT06: Seventh International Conference
on the Science and Application of Nanotubes
NANOTUBE 2006

zenko-ji
Hotel Metropolitan Nagano
(Nagano, Japan)

June 18 - 23, 2006

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Japanese Site: http://endomoribu.shinshu-u.ac.jp/nt06/
MSU Mirror Site: http://nanotube.msu.edu/nt06/


Location/Directions

Geographic Location of Nagano City

The NT'06 Conference Venue is Nagano City, situated in the Japanese mountains at 418 m above sea level, at 36.67°N/138.19°E.

How to Reach the NT'06 Conference Venue:

  • Click HERE for travel information to Nagano.
  • The NT'06 conference will take place in the Hotel Metropolitan Nagano.
  • Mailing address:
    Hotel Metropolitan Nagano
    c/o Nanotube 2006
    1346 Minami-ishido-cho
    Nagano 380-0824, Japan
  • Telephone: +81-26-291-7000
  • Fax: +81-26-291-7007

Accommodations:

  • The NT'06 conference Headquarters Hotel is the Hotel Metropolitan Nagano.
  • Click HERE for information about additional, less expensive accommodations.

Weather and Temperature:

The conference takes place close to/during the rainy season. Expect a pleasant temperature ranging between 15-25°C.
(The 24-hour average temperature in June is 20.2°C/ 68.4°F.
The average minimum temperature in June is 14.7°C/ 58.5°F.
The average maximum temperature in June is 25.3°C/ 77.5°F.)

Travel Insurance:

Please make sure to get sufficient medical and accident insurance coverage for NT06.

Emergency Contact Information:

  • Telephone number of Hotel Metropolitan Nagano:
    +81-26-291-7000
  • Remember that the receptionist may not speak English well. The following may help to ease communication:
    • To contact delegate with the family name "Meier" in the hotel room at night, say "ROOM, Meier-SENSEI".
    • To contact conference organizers during the day, mention "NANO-TUBO conference".
    (The Japanese will excuse that the above "simple Japanese" is not polite. For the benefit of attendees, "sensei" means "Professor". No need to worry for graduate student attendees if they get addressed as "Professor" by mistake.)

Electric power and plug type used in Japan:

There is 100 V alternate current power supply in Japan. Japanese power plugs are compatible with those used in the U.S./Canada.

For more information about power plug types, see: http://kropla.com/electric2.htm.

Small Photo Gallery of Nagano

Images courtesy of the Nagano Conventions and Visitors Bureau