YITP long-term workshop

Gravity and Cosmology 2018

January 29 - March 9, 2018
Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University


Please check the "Access maps" in the YITP webpage.

Upon Arrival

First of all, please visit the reception desk at K106 in the research building for registration. We will hand you congress kits, card keys (for your office and the entrances), etc. We kindly ask you to pay (i) 1000 JPY for refreshments (ii) key deposit of 2000 JPY and (iii) banquet fees there. The deposit will be refunded when you return the keys. Opening hours of K106 are 9:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00 (Mon.-Fri., except Feb. 12).

On Feb. 19, we will open the reception desk at the entrance of the Yukawa Hall. If you are attending from these dates, please come directly to the Yukawa Hall (the workshop venue) and register there. In case you arrive late and find the reception desk at the Yukawa Hall is closed, please visit K106 in the research building as the instruction above.

Facility, PC/Network, etc.

A network (wired/wireless) for the workshop participants is available. To connect to the network, you need authentication using the ID and the password to be announced in the congress kit. Please note that YITP takes no responsibility for any damage you might have by connecting your PC to the YITP networks. If you are using a Windows PC, we kindly ask you to install any one of Anti-Virus softwares before connecting your PC to the network. For PCs running on other operating systems (e.g. MacOS, Linux), see a leaflet "YITP Network Facilities for Workshop Participants" in your congress kit. P2P connections are prohibited.

Talks and Posters

In the long-term workshop (the terms other than the YKIS symposium period), we will have contributed talks and seminars. In the YKIS symposium, talks will be presented by the invited speakers only, but we will hold poster sessions. Please visit GC2018 program page and YKIS2018a program page for details.


We are planning the following banquets. We will send you annoucement (about the fee, etc.) and inviation until at least one week before each banquet.


For the participants of the workshop, we are holding a block of rooms at several hotels in Kyoto via a travel agency (JTB).

Please make a reservation from the following page if you like the hotels listed there.


A deposit of 15,000 JPY is required to reserve a room. The rest amount should be settled directly at the hotel reception.

Please make sure to finish your reservation as soon as possible. The rooms are booked on a first-come, first served basis.