Conference Venue

The 37th ISARC will be held at the Kitakyushu International Conference Center in Kitakyushu City. Kitakyushu is located on the island of Kyushu in the western part of Japan. The city is full of charm and history. It is where Japanese steel manufacturing began and is now an area of modern industrialization. Many sub-cultures can be found there as well as beautiful nature and gourmet food. Kitakyushu is making leaps toward the 21st century in its attempt to become a city of international technology while maintaining a natural waterfront and the surrounding green environment. The Kitakyushu International Conference Center was completed in October 1992 as a central facility with the necessary convention functions.
The international convention zone is situated on the side of JR (Japan Railway) Kokura Station, and includes a network of buildings such as the international conference center, exhibition center and hotel.
* Kitakyushu International Conference Center
3-9-30 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka 802-0001

Access to Kitakyushu City, Kokura area

Fukuoka Airport is a gateway to the Kyushu region and provides convenient access to Kitakyushu City (
It takes 30 minutes by subway and Bullet Train (JR Shinkansen) to go from Fukuoka Airport to Kokura Station in Kitakyushu City

It is also possible to go from Fukuoka Airport to Kitakyushu City in about 90 minutes by limousine bus. From Tokyo, it takes about 5 hours to travel directly from Tokyo Station to Kokura Station by Bullet Train.
Traffic access in Kitakyushu Kokura can be found at the sites :