1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit; PRESS ACCREDITATION

Representatives of the media - press, photo, radio, television and film - are kindly requested to apply for press accreditation to cover the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Japan 2007. Detailed information will be sent to the pre-accredited press, including the information and instructions on possible press access restrictions during the opening and closing ceremonies and some sessions, due to capacities and security reasons. Please note that admission priority will be given to pre-accredited press to venues with limited capacities. We therefore strongly recommend you to apply for accreditation until November 20, 2007.


REQUIRED PRESS CREDENTIALS
Please note that there is no registration fee for accredited press representatives. The Secretariat of the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit will verify all credentials and reserves the right to ask for further proof of journalistic work if necessary.


HOW TO REGISTER  Pre-registration already closed.

Please download the form (Word, 71KB) (or request the form by e-mail at press@waterforum.jp)
1. Complete all sections in BLOCK CAPITALS.
2. Send the completed form by FAX together with a copy of your press credentials to the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit Press Desk.


» A copy of official press credentials (national or international Press Card) with a photo (photo ID). If your press card does not show a photo, please fax another identification document with a photo.


*Media representatives without official press credentials:

» Official confirmation of your assignment to cover the Forum with a press company, two recent articles published after October 2006, including the date and a copy of the masthead, and your identification card with a photo (photo ID)

OR

» Official confirmation of an employment with a company/organization with a proven record of communication and/or publication activities, and your identification card with a photo (photo ID).



Pre-accredited press

Once your accreditation has been approved, you will receive further information, including information on accommodation etc. As a pre-accredited press you will be able to pick up your press badge at the Summit venue (B-Con Plaza). Please note that you will be asked to present a copy of your press credentials together with an Identification document with a photo (photo ID) on site.


To those who plan to report the Opening Ceremony, please complete the registration by 2 December.
* There are limits to the shooting spots in the venues of some programs. Please be aware that if many reporters requests shooting approval, we may have to choose the photographers by a draw.


On-site accreditation

Please note that after 20 November 2007 no press accreditation will be accepted by fax or via the website. From December 1, 2007 onwards the press accreditation procedure will be handled at the Press Accreditation Desk situated in B-Con Plaza. You will need to present your original press credentials (see above) together with an Identification document with a photo (photo ID).

Opening Hours of the On-site Press Accreditation Desk:
  1 December 2007: 8:00-18:00
  2 December 2007: 8:00-18:00
  3 December 2007: 8:00-18:00
  4 December 2007: 8:00-15:00

To those who plan to report the Opening Ceremony, please complete the registration by 2 December.


The 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit Secretariat Press Desk
c/o Convention Linkage, Inc.
Adress: Sanbancyo KS Bldg., 2 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0075 JAPAN
TEL: +81-3-3263-8698 (from overseas)
FAX: +81-3-3263-8693 (from overseas)
E-mail: press@watrerforum.jp

On-site Press Desk at B-Con Plaza
December 1(Sat.)-4(Tue.), 2007

TEL: 0977-73-8691
FAX: 0977-21-2974