Frontier Research in Applied Sciences Building (FRONTIER TOU in Japanese) (Prof. Akira Suzuki's Memorial Hall), 1F Entrance hall + Seminar Room 1
Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido Univ.,
Kita-13, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-8628 Japan
(Prof.Akira Suzuki is a Nobel Prize 2010-winning chemist, working at Hokkaido University in the field of catalytic chemistry.)
See the Map of conference hall (1).
Registration desk opens at 1F entrance hall of this building at 13:30-17:00 on 10 July.
Cafe "T38" in JR Sapporo tour
"Get Together" at the evening of 10th July is operated at cafe "T38" in JR Sapporo station building, where you can enjoy the 360 degree of sky view of downtown area. The free tickets for elevator and one drink are delivered at the registration desk and also at the meeting point #2. The details of access and menu are checked here. The registration desk is not opened here, and only name budges will be given at the meeting point #2.
Frontier Research in Applied Sciences Building, 1F Entrance hall + Seminar Room 1
Registration desk opens at 1F entrance hall of this building at 9:00-17:00 on 11th July, and 9:00-11:00 on 12th July.
Student cafeteria "Hokubu-Shokudo" locates close to the conference site.
Sapporo Kirin Beer Garden, Nakajima Koen, Dinner
Mongolian Mutton BBQ Sapporo style will be tasted as the original food at Sapporo.
Minami-10, Nishi-1-1-60, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 064-0810 Japan
Get off at Nakajima-Koen(Park) station of subway Tozai-Line,
Exit #1 + 2 min east on foot.
Hokkaido Kani-Shogun Susukino, Lunch
Sea food combination will be tasted as the typical food at Sapporo.
Minami-4, Nishi-2-14-6, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Get off at Susukino station of subway Tozai-Line,
Exit #3 + 3 min east on foot.
Lake Toya Cultur Center (TOYAKO BUNKA Center)
142 Toya-ko-Spa, Toya-ko-Cho, Abuta-Gun, Hokkaido 049-5721 Japan
It takes about 2.5 hours by bus to approach lake Toya, which locates at the south west of Sapporo. The lake is an international touring place as the spa. Classic Japanese inns "Ryokan" and modern hotels are located at the spa just on (or in) the active volcano.
See the Map of conference hall (2).
Hotel Manseikaku Lakeside Terrace
21 Toya-ko-Spa, Toya-ko-Cho, Abuta-Gun, Hokkaido 049-5721 Japan
One of the oldest hotels at Lake Toya, about 70 years. Red bricks show quiet atmosphere. The conference buses carry all the attendents from Sapporo. It takes about 2.5 hour. 15 min from JR Toya station by bus. Many types of spa are available. The spa is a little concentrated, and the content of hot spa is mainly NaCl and CaCl2. pH=neutral.
It should be fine. Forecast at Sapporo. The summer season is the best for holidays and for conferences. Temperatures range from 20 to 25 degree C during the day, and 15-23 degree C at night. The casual clothes are suitable. During the summer season at Hokkaido University we do not wear the necktie for energy saving.
No typhoon will come to Hokkaido, but occasional light showers may happen. Most of Japan is in rainy season, but Hokkaido is normally far from the rainy front.
If you will join at Lake Toya, please take any train at the airport to arrive at the next stop, Minami-Chitose, where you will wait for JR express bound for Hakodate. The express train runs evey hour. You may get off at JR Toya station (about 1.5 hours), and take a local bus service to the Toya-lake-Onsen(spa) (abount 20 min). No direct bus connection between Lake Toya and the airport is available.Electricity: