OKAYAMA Convention Ceneter

The Conference will be held at Okayama convention center, connecting to Okayama rail station. The station is situated at the center of the railway network in Chugoku region of Japan. It takes only 45 min from Shin-Osakaby Shinkansen. Also it takes 30 min from Okayama airport by remusin bus, where we have regular flights from Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Tokyo.



〒700-0024 Okayama-ken, Okayama-shi, Kita-ku, Ekimotomachi, 14−1
Phone: +81-86-214-1000

Pasport and Visa

Any foreign visitor entering Japan must have a valid passport.

Japan has visa exemption agreements with 66 countries (as of July, 2013). Citizens of these countries who plan to stay in Japan no longer than the period in these agreements do not require a visa. Foreign participants should contact the nearest Japanese diplomatic mission as soon as possible to determine their particular visa requirements.

Those requiring visas must initiate the application process well in advance of their departure date. For more detail, please visit "Ministry of Foreign Affairs Official Web Site"

Note that in some countries, it can take three months to get a visa.

If you need a personal letter of invitation to attend the Conference, contact chair T. Kiwa (, and provide your complete postal mailing address and fax number. Your letter will be mailed to you, so request it well in advance of when you expect to need it.