The venue, Osaka University Hall is in the Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University. 

The Toyonaka Campus is located in the northen part of Osaka prefecture. There are two nearest stations: Ishibashi on the Hankyu Railway and Shibahara on the Osaka Monorail company. These two stations are very colsely connected to the Osaka (Itami) International Airport (ITM), a terminal station of the Shinkansen bullet train, Shin-Osaka, and the northern downtown area of Osaka city, Umeda (Osaka).

More detailed access information to the Toyonaka Campus can be found at

[Tips] There are several "Umeda" stations in the city center around the JR Osaka station.

"Umeda" on Hankyu Railway (connected to "Ishibashi", nearest station of Osaka Univ.)

"Umeda" on Osaka Metro Midosuji-line (connected to "Shin-Osaka", the Shinkansen bullet train station)

"Umeda" on Hanshin Railway (but not to go for Osaka Univ.)

"Higashi-Umeda" on Osaka Metro Tanimachi-line

"Nishi-Umeda" on Osaka Metro Yotsubashi-line


Turist information

Osaka Convension & Turism Bureau


Free WiFi in the City:

According to the Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau,
there is a free WiFi service called Osaka Free WiFi.
The map of the hot spots is available here:

There are also other free WiFi services in Japan for example:
# However we do not guarantee the quality and security of any free WiFi services.



The organizing comittee would ask all participants to book their accomodation by themselves. The following is an incomplete list of hotels convenient to come to the venue.

Within a wolking distance:

There are few hotels around Ishibashi or Shibahara stations. 


On the Osaka Monorail (~20 min)

1. Senri Hankyu Hotel (千里阪急ホテル)

9,000 - 18,000 JPY / night


2. Green Rich Hotel Osaka Airport (グリーンリッチホテル)

8,000 - 14,000 JPY / night


3. Toyoko Inn Osaka Itami Airport (東横イン大阪伊丹空港)

6,000 - 8,000 JPY / night


On the Hankyu Railway (~30 min)

1. Astil Hotel Shin-Osaka (アスティルホテル新大阪)

7,000 - 10,000 JPY / night


2. Toyoko Inn Osaka Hankyu Juso-eki Nishiguchi (東横INN 大阪阪急十三駅西口)

6,000 - 8,000 JPY


On the Mido-suji line (Osaka Metro) (~40 min)

1. Remm Shin-Osaka (レム新大阪)

9,000 - 1,4000 JPY / night


2. Shin-Osaka EsakaTokyu REI Hotel (新大阪江坂東急REIホテル)

8,000 - 12,000 JPY /night


3.  VIA INN SHIN-OSAKA WEST (ヴィアイン 新大阪ウェスト)

7,000 - 10,000 JPY / night


Umeda area (~30 min via Hankyu Railway)

1. Hotel Granvia Osaka (ホテルグランヴィア大阪)

 9,000 - 17,000 JPY / night


2. Osaka Shin-Hankyu Hotel (大阪新阪急ホテル)

8,000 - 12,000 JPY / night


3. Hearton Hotel Nishi-umeda (ハートインホテル西梅田)

7,000 - 10,000 JPY / night


Namba/Tennoji area (~60 min via Mido-suji line and Osaka Monorail)

1. Tennoji Miyako Hotel (天王寺都ホテル)

9,000 - 12,000 JPY / night


2. Hotel Trusty Osaka Abeno (ホテルトラスティ大阪阿倍野)

8,000 - 10,000 JPY / night


3. Dotonbori Hotel (道頓堀ホテル)

~ 9,500 JPY / night


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