IWSEC2012 Workshop Venue & Access

Workshop Venue

The Nishijin Plaza Lecture Hall, Kyushu University ( Venue Web in English )

Nishijin Plaza was established in October 2001 as part of the memorial events celebrating the 80th anniversary of the foundation of Kyushu University.  This plaza promotes the international scientific research and community cooperation as well as providing information for the research activities, which leads to enhancement of educational studies at the university.  The facility consists of three floors.  The first floor is used for information sharing, conference rooms and educational training rooms are on the second and third floor respectively.

From Airport

Fukuoka International Airport (FUK, RJFF) (wikipedia's) is the airport in Fukuoka, Japan.  It has directly connected to many cities in Japan and to major cities in Asia, Seoul, Hong-Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Bangkok, etc.. It is connected directly to downtown by Fukuoka City Subway and a road.  If a passenger arrives at Domestic Terminals, it takes less than 5 minutes walk for the subway station. If a passenger arrives at International Terminal, it takes 10 minutes free shuttle bus (every 15 minutes departs) for the subway station.  From the subway station [K13] at the airport, it takes 5 minutes for Hakata [K11], the main railway station, JR Hakata Station, of Fukuoka city; it takes 11 minutes for Tenjin [K08], the center of downtown Fukuoka; and it takes 19 minutes for Nishijin [K04], nearby the venue.

How to get to the Venue

Note that the workshop hall in Nishijin Plaza, Kyushu University.  The location is around 10 minutes walk from Fukuoka City Subway Station Called Nishijin (K04) on Kuko Line (Airport Line).

At Nishijin subway station (K04), use Exit 7 to get on the ground. Then you will face a main street over the subway line. From there along the same direction as you walk underground (i.e., to the northeast), it will take you about 5 minutes or so before you see a river. From there turn on the left along the river bank. A few minutes more walk will bring you to the Nishijin plaza. See the map below.

Nishijin Plaza location

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A way from Nishijin ("A", Subway station) to the Venue ("B", Nishijin Plaza).

(walking in 10minutes)

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Hotel Information

There are many hotels along the subway line, especially nearby Tenjin station and Hakata station.

There are a few hotels which is within walking distance from the venue.
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