Who can attend this conference?
Students, scholars and anyone with great interest in both Filipino and Japanese history and heritage, inter-cultural studies, anthropology, language, pop culture and international relations are very much invited to join this conference.
How will the online conference be held?
The online conference will be held via Zoom. You will receive an invitation link to attend the online conference two days before the start of the conference. Please make sure that you are using the latest version of Zoom on your computer.
What is the official language for this conference?
English will be used as the official language. In certain lectures, talks will be delivered in Japanese, with English subtitles. A Japanese interpreter will also be available to help translate from English/Filipino to Japanese the questions raised by the audience to the speakers, and vice versa for the answers.
What is included in the registration fee?
Registration includes access to the private Zoom web conference for two (2) days, and an online conference kit, which includes the papers presented by our speakers as well as the conference proceedings. You will also receive an e-Certificate of Participation via e-mail. Should you wish to receive a printed copy of your Certificate of Participation and official receipt sent to your physical address, please include it as an add-on during event registration.
What discounts are available?
20% discount to the regular conference fee is available to students (up to college level), senior citizens, PWDs and volunteers of Grupo Kalinangan with current membership status. Please note that we require your ID as proof for applying the 20% discount (you will be asked to upload an image/photo of your ID during registration and checkout).
What payment options are available?
You can conveniently and securely pay using your Visa/Mastercard credit or debit card, GCash, GrabPay, Paypal, bank deposit/online funds transfer or check deposit, during registration and checkout. For bank deposit/online funds transfer or check deposit options, here are our bank details: BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS,
Account Name/Payee Name: GRUPO KALINANGAN INC., Account No. 1661-0061-41. Kindly send screenshot of your online funds transfer or photo of your deposit slip to firstname.lastname@example.org as proof of your payment, so we can confirm your registration.
Can I attend just the first or second day only?
You may; however we will still charge the full registration fee that is good for two days.
What is included in the lunch delivery option for Day 1?
Day 1 lunch includes a Tantanmen Ramen Kit (complete with a pack of handmade noodles, ramen broth, a slice of chashu, tamago, nori strips and sesame seeds), and Pork Adobo Onigiri, especially packaged for this conference. Price is inclusive of delivery fee within Metro Manila only. Cooking and storage instructions are included.
What is included in the lunch delivery option for Day 2?
Day 2 lunch includes a Shoyu Ramen Kit (complete with a pack of handmade noodles, ramen broth, a slice of chashu, naruto, tamago, nori strips and sesame seeds), and 4 pcs. Frozen Gyoza with dipping sauce, especially packaged for this conference. Price is inclusive of delivery fee within Metro Manila only. Cooking and storage instructions are included.
How will the lunch kits be delivered to me?
We shall deliver the lunch kits on Thursday November 5, a day before the start of the conference, on the physical address which you have specified on your registration. If you have chosen online bank transfer or check deposit during registration, kindly make sure you have settled your payment by Wednesday November 4, 2020.
What areas do you deliver for the lunch options?
We deliver on all cities within Metro Manila, and in the following areas of Rizal only: Antipolo City, Cainta, Taytay, San Mateo, Angono, Rodriguez
Can I avail of lunch kits if I am outside of Metro Manila and selected areas of Rizal?
Unfortunately, we cannot deliver lunch kits for participants residing outside of Metro Manila. We only wish we could, but the lunch kits are made on the day of delivery to ensure freshness and quality.
Where are the lunch kits being made?
We have partnered with YUMMY TOKYO, a Japanese food business famous for their scrumptilicious, restaurant-quality ramen kits and onigiri to young and on-the go Filipinos. Visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/yummytokyoofficial
Can I transfer my conference registration to another person?
No, this is not possible. As this conference will be conducted as an online Zoom web conference, your login credentials will only be given to the registered attendee. Please ensure you have entered the correct details of the attending person (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.).
My credit/debit card details are declined! What should I do?
Your issuing bank may have stringent or aggressive fraud management systems in place that they may inadvertently decline your payment transaction. It does happen. You may want to check with your bank how they can authorize your payment via Paymaya Business, our internet payment gateway. You may also try using a different credit/debit card. Or when all else fails, you can still pay using GCash, GrabPay, Paypal, or just plain old bank transfer.
I have other questions or inquiries.
Please send us an e-mail to email@example.com for more inquiries. Please note that we will try to answer within 24-48 hours upon receipt of your e-mail.