About Sapporo

Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido Prefecture, the northern island of Japan, and the 5th largest city in Japan. At present, more than 1.9 million people live in the 1,121.26 km2 area.

Sapporo city view

Sapporo is recognized as the world's snowiest city with a population over one million . The average annual snowfall amount reaches about 6 meters. Sapporo is a planned city and thus the street layout is similar to 19th century American cities. Please check out this site to see the secret.

Sapporo city view

Sapporo in particular is the "City of Food", where fresh ingredients are brought in from all across Hokkaido every morning. The city is nationally famous for fresh sea foods, ramen noodles, soup curry, and "Genghis Khan" mutton (Mongolian BBQ). There are numerous restaurants in Sapporo, and you can enjoy cuisine that makes full use of Hokkaido ingredients. Of course, never forget that Sapporo is the hometown of Sapporo Beer.

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Sapporo city view

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due
March 1, 2017
March 10, 2017
Acceptance Notification
April 30, 2017
Final Paper Due
May 10, 2017
Advance Registration Due
May 15, 2017