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WCAG WG Face-to-Face Meeting
21 and 22 November 2003 Shin Yokohama, Japan

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Participation is open to members in good standing of W3C/WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG), and to individuals interested in participating in and contributing to the efforts of the WCAG WG. Any participants not already participants of the WCAG WG should read the WCAG WG Charter and the how to join page, and send the requested information to the WCAG WG Chair and staff contact.


Pre-registration is required of everyone attending the WCAG WG meeting. Registration is open until 14 November.


Friday, 21 November 2003

Saturday, 22 November 2003

Required reading


Meeting rooms

The meeting will be held at Shin Yokohama Prince Hotel (refer to the next section, "Hotel" for more information). We have a different room each day as follows:


Rooms have been reserved at Shin Yokohama Prince Hotel. Discount rates will be available for 13 November through 22 November.

Shin Yokohama Prince Hotel
3-4, Shin Yokohama
Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 222-8533, Japan
Main Hotel Phone: +81-45-471-1111
Hotel Fax: +81-45-471-1188(contact), +81-45-474-3380(reservation)

Check in: after 14:00
Check out: before 11:00

Room rate: Discount Rate Expires Saturday 1 Nov 2003

Room rates include breakfast and service charge, and are subject to 5% consumption tax.


From New Tokyo International (Narita) Airport:

  1. Use Narita Express from Narita Airport Station (or Airport Terminal 2 Station, depends on your airline) to Tokyo Station (about 57 minutes),
  2. Change trains at Tokyo Station,
  3. Use Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Shin Yokohama Station (about 16 minutes), and
  4. Shin Yokohama Prince Hotel is right next to Shin Yokohama Station.

Please buy the train ticket at Narita Airport railway ticket counter mentioning that you want to get to Shin Yokohama by Shinkansen so that you can get the discount for Narita Express. The price of the ticket is about 4,390 yen (it may vary depending on the day). You can also reserve Narita Express and Shinkansen tickets at the Japan Railways Seat Reservation Service [World eki-net] Web site. There are several other ways to get to the hotel. The detailed information and instruction will be available later.

Useful Tips

Power: 100V, 50Hz, Japan standard outlets. Power outlets will be provided in the meeting room.

Currency: Japanese Yen. (You may use OANDA Currency Converter.)

Weather: You may refer to wunderground.com for the weather of Yokohama.

$Date: 2003/11/18 01:05:46 $ Wendy Chisholm