The official language of the WRDM is English and no translation is offered.
Health and Insurance
Participants are requested to arrange their own personal travel and health insurance. The Organizing Committee assumes no responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or property during the workshop.
Currency and Money Exchange
The currency in Japan is Japanese Yen. Only Japanese Yen is acceptable at regular stores and restaurants. You can purchase yen at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money exchangers. Major credit cards are widely accepted in hotels, restaurants, and souvenir shops. Using traveler’s checks is not common in Japan. Tips are not necessary anywhere in Japan.
Electricity is supplied at 100 volts A/C, 50 Hz cycle.
The climate is mild and the temperature during the workshop is between 2ºC and 10ºC.