Venue

Jibasan Center
The center located in the south side of the JR Himeji Station's Main Gate.
Address: 123 Minami-ekimae, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0962, Japan
Phone: +81-79-289-2832 / Fax: +81-79-289-2834
 
 About Himeji
 
Access from KIX
  • The limousine bus service from KIX to Himeji is available (2h10min, 3,200 JPY for one way / 5,000 JPY for round trip).
  • By rail from KIX, take airport express Haruka and connect to Shinkansen (Superexpress) at JR Shin-Osaka Station (1h40min, 5,750 JPY for one way).
 
Access from other airports and major cities

 

Accommodation
  • Toyoko-Inn Himeji - 1min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
  • Dormy Inn Himeji - 1min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
  • Hotel Nikko Himeji - 1min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
  • APA Hotel Himeji - 5min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
  • Comfort Hotel Himeji - 7min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
  • Hotel Wing International - 10min walk from JR Himeji station and the workshop site. website, tripadviser
 
Information for the participants of the ICM-2012 in Busan
  • The workshop is placed to make participants possible to attend the ICM-2012 in Busan subsequently.
  • There are direct flights to Busan from KIX (1h30min), NGO (1h40min), and NRT (1h30min).
  • By ferry, take Shinkansen to Hakata station (2h), and connect to the high-speed ferry to Busan (3h).
  
The 3.11 Earthquake and the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident