14th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, IAFSS2023, Tsukuba, Japan

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.

Tsukuba city (photograph provided by Prof. Masayuki Mizuno, Tokyo University of Science)

Tsukuba International Congress Center


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.

Where to Eat

There are rich restaurants around the venue (Tsukuba) within walking distance. Followings will help you to find the best place




Special Dietary Food

You can find special dietary food service in Japan (including Tsukuba area) through the following website.





Maps (around Tsukuba Station)