The online conference registration web site is already closed.
The registration desk will open at the conference venue and those who have not registered yet are able to make the registration at the registration desk.
We can accept only the two payments at the registration desk: credit card payment or cash in Japanese yen. We apologize for your inconvenience.

Every participant is required to pay the registration fee to attend SMC 2018.

Online Conference Registration website (  is closed.

Special Registration (One Day Ticket) website ( for Brain Initiatives Meeting or SAS Workshop is open.

Early Registration by July 20, 2018 Late Registration after July 21, 2018
Non-IEEE Member 97,000 JPY 121,000 JPY
*Supporting Society Member 80,000 JPY 100,000 JPY
IEEE Member 77,000 JPY 96,000 JPY
IEEE SMCS Member 74,000 JPY 92,000 JPY
Non-IEEE Student Member 47,000 JPY 58,000 JPY
IEEE Student Member 38,000 JPY 47,000 JPY
IEEE Life Member 38,000 JPY 47,000 JPY
**Additional Reception Ticket on 10/7 3,000 JPY 3,000 JPY
**Additional Banquet Ticket on 10/9 12,000 JPY 12,000 JPY
Each additional paper 38,000 JPY
Extra page fee (price per page) 7,000 JPY
***Replacement of lost badges 6,000 JPY
****Special Registration rate for Meeting of Global Current and Emerging Brain Initiatives
SAS Workshop
32,000 JPY

* Please visit the link page to see supporting societies.
** Extra tickets (for Receptions and Conference Banquet) can be bought on the conference venue while seats are available.
*** Lost Conference Badges can be replaced for an additional payment of 6,000 JPY on the spot – ONLY for pre-registered participants!
**** Special rate for this meeting or SAS Workshop, including banquet ticket.

  1. All amounts are to be made in Japanese Yen. See Currency Converter.
  2. All conference attendees (SMC 2018) must register using the Online Conference Registration website.
  3. Full registration fee includes admission to all Conference sessions, Workshops, Conference program book, Proceedings, admission to Receptions, Conference banquet, and Coffee breaks.
  4. Student registration fee includes admission to all Conference sessions, Workshops, Conference program book, Proceedings, admission to Receptions, and Coffee breaks.
  5. Student and graduated student registration requires at least half-time status in an accredited degree program at a college or university.
  6. Proof of student status requires one of the following to be shown during registration at the Conference:
    • Copy of a current IEEE student membership card, or
    • Valid student card, or
    • Letter from the student’s institution on a college or university letterhead stating that the student is pursuing a degree at least half-time.
  7. Each full or student registration includes publication of one paper (up to 6 pages in length) in the Conference proceedings. Two more extra pages are allowed with the payment of extra page fee 7,000 JPY per page). Paper (not page) addition is allowed only to participants with full registration.
  8. Each additional paper that has an author with full registration requires an additional payment of 38,000 JPY. A maximum of 3 additional papers is allowed.
  9. The number of additional tickets (Additional Reception Ticket and Banquet) are limited. The additional tickets are non-refundable and they are available while seats are available.
  10. Cancellation Policy: Your conference fees for SMC 2018 can be refunded for a cancellation fee of 20,000 JPY on or before August 31, 2018 with the following exception: if your registration was used to upload a final paper to SMC 2018, there will be no refund. After August 31, 2018, Conference fees cannot be refunded. All refunds will be processed after the Conference.
  11. Registration and Payment Policy: You have to finalize your registration procedure (registration and payment) till July 20, 2018, if you want your paper to be published in the Conference Proceedings. Please note that at least one author must pay the registration fee to include the paper in the Proceedings. Late and on-site registration will be available till the end of the conference.
  12. The members of SMC2018 Organizing Committee and Advisory Committee are exempted from paying the registration fee.
  13. Join IEEE. Details on joining the IEEE are shown here. New IEEE members, and returning members with a lapse in service, joining IEEE between March 1 and August 15, are billed at half of the full year membership dues for 2018 and will receive membership benefits through December 31, 2018.