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The 8th GACP Conference
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Date: August 2 - 7, 2004
Venue: Japan
Hosted by: GACP
Managed by: GACP Japan
Theme of the event: Shining the light of Love & Peace?(a provisional name)

Main programs (schedule attached)
Sporting events: Men's & Women's Soccer, Men's Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Men's Softball
Arts and culture night
Cross-cultural activities
Leaders?conference
Academic lecture

Participating countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong
SAR, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, UK, USA, etc

Cost: ?55,000 (approx. US$ 537)
includes: hotel accommodations for 6days & 5nights, 3 meals a day, transportation, conference entry fee, T-shirt

Deposit: ?0,000 (non-refundable)

Deadlines:
For application & deposit: as soon as possible
For full payment(including optional tour fee): June 23(Japan time)
* The late fee for the deposit(?,000) will be charged after April 30.
Besides, the late fee for the balance and the cancellation fee will be charged.
(The Refund Policy will be issued afterwards.)

Optional post event programs:

1) Optional Japan tours
Course 07-Aug 08-Aug 09-Aug 10-Aug Cost
A or Mt. Fuji Tokyo free time Nikko Departure ?28,000
B or Mt. Fuji Tokyo free time Kamakura &Yokohama Departure ?25,000
C or Mt. Fuji Tokyo free time Tokyo free time Departure ?20,000
Dor Kyoto Kyoto (Night bus to Tokyo) Tokyo free time Departure ?32,000
E Kyoto Kyoto(ShinkanSen to Tokyo) Tokyo free time Departure ?43,000

Cost includes hotel, transportation, some meals(pls. refer to the itinerary),
admission fee(except free time).
Itinerary attached

2) Optional Home-stay program
This program is designed for culture members from western countries.
They can arrange their daily schedule with their host family.(such as sightseeing)
There is no fee for the host family, but they have to pay for their own meals and transportation. We would prefer non-smoking, non-drinking members.
We may not able to accommodate all the applicants if there are too many of them.
In that case, no schedule modify fee will be charged.

Remittance info(where to send money): You can do either, allow 3 days before deadline.
1. Send direct to Japan.
2. Send with other Australian participants (will reduce the transfer cost)
3. Discuss your preferred options with Sydney leaders.

1. Please fill out the application form for group(attached) and submit so that it will be in Japan no later than April 30. (Application after April 30 might be rejected due to inconvenience from hotel.) Also inform us of the sport teams participating from your country ASAP. (Please notice that soccer, volleyball, and basketball tournament will take place at the same time. Also, notice that only one representative performance group from each country is planned to be staged for 밶rts & culture night? The arts performance application form will be sent later on.)

2. The accommodation has been arranged for Aug. 2 to 6 only.
You can check in after 3:00 PM on 2nd and you have to check out by 11:00 AM on 6th. We strongly recommend that you arrive on 2nd, one day before the official event. If you wish to arrive earlier than that, please inform us.

3. If you have any families with children or couples among those who want to participate, please let us know in advance so that we can arrange special accommodations for them.

4. Please hurry to book your flights, if you haven뭪 done so yet. When booking your return flights, please consider the date for those who want to join the optional tours or home-stay program after the conference.

5. The deposit ?0,000 is not refundable, but is counted into the conference fee.
If you don뭪 meet the deadlines, the late fee will be charged.(The details will be
informed later.) When you send money to the bank account, make sure to send the amount in Yen.

6. We would like to have the VIP list from each country so that we can book hotel rooms and plan a separate program for VIPs. Please let us know if you have any invited VIPs that will attend the conference.

Japan Tour Courses (A-E) Itinerary

A: 8/7 Leave hotel in the morning(with breakfast) ?Mt. Fuji(lunch on your own)
- arrive in Tokyo(dinner on your own)
8/8 Free time in Tokyo(meals on your own)
8/9 Leave hotel(breakfast on your own) ?Nikko(with lunch) ?Ninja town
- arrive in Tokyo at night
8/10 Departure

B: 8/7 Leave hotel in the morning(with breakfast) ?Mt. Fuji(lunch on your own)
- arrive in Tokyo(dinner on your own)
8/8 Free time in Tokyo (meals on your own)
8/9 Leave hotel(breakfast on your own) ?Kamakura(with lunch) ?Yokohama
(Yokohama National Stadium or Sankei Park) ?China Town(dinner on your own) ?arrive in Tokyo
8/10 Departure

C: 8/7 Leave hotel(with breakfast) ?Mt. Fuji(lunch on your own) ?Tokyo
8/8 Free time in Tokyo (meals on your own)
8/9 Free time in Tokyo (meals on your own)
8/10 Departure

D: 8/7 Leave hotel(with breakfast) ?Kyoto(meals on your own)
8/8 Free time in Kyoto ?leave Kyoto at 19;00(meals on your own) ?arrive in Tokyo
8/9 Free time in Tokyo (meals on your own)
8/10 Departure

GACP Australia
12/224 Ben Boyd RD Neutral Bay 2089
email: [email protected]
Tel: 020 9099 2396
Mobile: 0407 127 881
0423 425 563
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December 23, 2006, 01:18:53 PM
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Re: Invitation Sent to Australian Members to 8th GACP Conference, Japan 2004
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2006, 01:18:53 PM »
A small Australian contingent did attend the GACP conference in Japan.

Here they are at the opening festival. It looks like a small contingent, but it does show JMS has been active in Australia for quite a while.


More photos of the 8th GACP conference here.
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