International House, Osaka ,8-2-6 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, 543-0001, Japan.The Conference Site is the "International House(i-house), Osaka" which is situated in the central region of Osaka City on the Uemachi-Daichi hill. There are many interesting places near by ; the Shitenno-Ji temple ( the first temple founded in Japan, within 1 km ), Shinsai-Bashi / Douton-Bori ( Shopping, cinema, restaurants, a flood of neon signs in Minami district, within 2.5 km ), Osaka-Jyo castle ( within 3 km ) and the "History Promenade path" on the Uemachi-Daichi hillside, and other attractions.
Phone: +81-6-6772-5931 (06-6772-5931 if calling within Japan)
Fax: +81-6-6772-7600 (06-6772-7600 if calling within Japan)
The Conference hotels in downtown Osaka are within at most a 10 minute. subway-ride plus approximately a 10 minute walk from the International House.
It is strongly recommended to use the subway due to heavy surface traffic.
No arrangements will be done made a shuttle service between the Conference site and the hotels.
Please look a set of instructions on how to get to the Conference site ( i-house ) from the airports and the JR Shin-Osaka station.
In addition, you can find instructions on how to get to your hotel and how to get to the Conference site from the hotel in notes on hotels on the web.
The registration desk will be opened at the Conference site at 16:00 on Sept. 29, the day before the Conference begins. The desk will be open until 19:00, late enough for most people arriving at Kansai International Airport. We will open the registration desk from 8:30 to 15:00 on Sept. 30 through Oct. 3..
We strongly encourage you to register on Sept. 29, to avoid congestion on the first morning of the Conference. Free drinks will be served for those who come to register on Sept.29. In addition, we will offer a free map of Osaka and a free guide to Osaka to help you navigate around the city and find a place to eat. If you cannot register on Sept. 29, please come earlier on Sept. 30.
The secretary desk is open in the ROOM-G on the 1st floor.from 10:00 until 17:00 on Sep. 30 trough Oct. 3E-mail address : firstname.lastname@example.org
from 10:00 until 14:00 on Oct. 4
Phone : +81-6-6772-6028 Fax : +81-6-6772-5930
The telephone and the fax are available only from Sep. 30 to Oct. 4.
Before and after the Conference, the telephone and fax numbers are +81-6-6879-8900 and +81-6-6850-8899.
The AC power in Japan carries 100V at 60 Hz in the western part of Japan including Osaka. Most AC adapters accept 100-240V, and 50-60 Hz AC, but please check. The AC outlets accept two 6 mm wide and 17 mm long parallel blades separated by 12 mm. Most of the AC outlets do not have a hole for the third pin for ground, so you must prepare a 3 pin -> 2 pin converter if your AC plug has the third pin.
JTB (Japan Travel Bureau) will assist you to make your travel arrangement. The travel desk is open in 'Atrium' on the 1st floor, from September 30 (Mon) to October 4 (Fri). If you want to make a travel arrangement before and after the conference in advance, please e-mail to email@example.com with your registration ID.