Location and Access
The 14th IAFSS Symposium will be held at the Epochal Tsukuba International Congress Center, Tsukuba, Japan. Tsukuba, located about 50 km from central Tokyo, is a city of an excellent combination of science and nature. Nearly 20,000 researchers engage in research activities at about 300 public and private research organizations, including the Building Research Institute (BRI) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Tsukuba International Congress Center serves as a core facility where researchers can meet and exchange ideas.
The Epochal Tsukuba International Congress Center is within walking distance (about 10 min) from the Tsukuba station. The Tsukuba Express is a railway line that connects Tsukuba to the central Tokyo area. It takes about 45 minutes by a rapid train from Akihabara to Tsukuba. Highway buses to the Tsukuba station are available from the Narita airport, the Haneda airport, and the Tokyo station.