Social Events

WELCOME RECEPTION

Date: September 23, 2019
Venue: ANA Crown Plaza Hotel (tentative)

BANQUET

Date: September 26, 2019
Venue: Hotel Granvia Okayama
Fee: ¥10,000
(Banquet Fee is not included in the Conference Registration.)

EXCURSION

RYOBIThree excursions will be arranged by our official travel agency RYOBI TOURS INC.

Tour A: Art in Setouchi: One day trip in Naoshima (on September 25)

NaoshimaNaoshima is an island in the Seto Inland Sea, located 1 hour 45 min, from the conference venue. The island is known for its modern art museums, architecture and sculptures. You will visit the Chichu Art Museum designed by the well known Japanese architect Ando Tadao.

Tour B: Historical Setouchi: One day trip in Kurashiki (on September 26)

Kurashiki and YakageJapan was ruled by samurais during the 17th to 19th centuries. The Kurashiki's townscape is a typical representation of the Japanese architecture of the Edo period. Preserved since then, the townscape flourishes with souvenirs shops cafes and museums. By the end of the day, we reserved for you a fruit picking experience.

Tour C: Setouchi beauty: One day trip in Shodoshima (on September 27)

ShodoshimaShodoshima is the second largest island in the Seto Inland Sea and one of the first islands born to the gods in the creation myth of Japan. Known for its soya sauce workshops and olive plantations, Shodoshima offers a Mediterranean atmosphere to its visitors. It is also known as a filming location for a popular movie. It serves as one of the venues for the Setouchi Triennale Art Festival.