The conference will be held at I-site Namba in Osaka, Japan.

  • 2−1−41 Shikitsuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 556-0012 Japan



  • The nearest station is Daikoku-cho station” (Exit 1 of both Y16 (Yotsubashi Line), and M21 (Midōsuji Line)), about 5 minutes walking distance to the conference venue.
  • Namba station (Y15, M20, S16) is the easy access terminal station, although it takes about 15 minutes walking distance to the conference venue. However, it might be a little bit complicated for who is unfamiliar with Namba area.
  • Namba station (Y15, M20) to Daikoku-cho station (Y16, M21) is just 1 minute distance by Yotsubashi and Midosuji Lines. We recommend to come from Daikoku-cho station. It is the easiest way. You can get the Subway Route Map via:
    * Blue and Red Lines in the above map represent Yotsubashi and Midōsuji Lines, respectively.
  • Map: Daikoku-cho station to I-site Namba (Conference Venue)


  • Map: Namba Station (JR) to I-site Namba (Conference Venue)

From Kansai International Airport (KIX)

    • You can take Nankai Line from Kansai Airport Station to Namba Station. It takes about 40 minutes by Rapi:t (Express train) which runs every 30 minutes.
  • Map: Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Namba Station (JR)


Access to Osaka Kansai International Airport: some of typical airlines

Time From Airlines
5 hours 30 min Hanoi Aviation (VN) in Vietnam
5 hours 50 min Ho Chi Minh Aviation (VN) in Vietnam
6 hours 20 min Bangkok Japan Airlines (JL)
6 hours Bangkok Thai Airways International (TG)
6 hours 45 min Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X (D7)
7 hours Singapore Singapore Airlines (SQ)
10 hours Delhi Air India (AI)
10 hours 30 min Helsinki Finnair (AY)
11 hours Dubai Emi Reitz Airlines (EK)
11 hours Doha Aviation (QR) in Qatar
12 hours Frankfurt Lufthansa Germany Airlines (LH)
12 hours Amsterdam KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)
12 hours 35 min Paris Air France (AF)
13 hours New York JFK China airline (CI)
13 hours Rome Alitalia – Italy Airlines (AZ)
13 hours 25 min Istanbul Aviation (TK) in Turkey

About Osaka

Osaka is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan. It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and among the largest in the world with nearly 19 million inhabitants. Situated at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, Osaka is Japan’s third largest city by population after the Tokyo 23 wards and Yokohama, and serves as a major economic hub. Osaka



Sakai is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It has been one of the largest and most important seaports of Japan since the Medieval era. Sakai is known for its keyhole-shaped burial mounds, or kofun, which date from the 5th century. The largest of these, Daisen Kofun, is believed to be the grave of the Emperor Nintoku and is the largest grave in the world by area. Once known for samurai swords, Sakai is now famous for the quality of its kitchen knives; most high-quality Japanese cutlery originates in Sakai, and its production is a major industry in the city.