The conference venue (Kobe Sanda Campus) is reachable by several bus lines from JR Shin-Sanda station, JR Sanda station, and Hotel New Hankyu Kobe Sanda.
From JR Shin-Sanda station to KSC, bus lines 45, 46(Express),
and 48 are available.
Express buses take about 15 minutes to KSC and other buses take about 20 minutes. The fare is 300Yen.
In KSC, there are three bus stops; Gakuen 3chome, Kwansei Gakuen Mae, and Kobe Sanda Campus Mae, but getting off at Gakuen 3chome is most convenient and cheapest when coming from the city of Sanda. From the bus stop, cross the road and go up the stone steps to the campus. You see the building of School of Science and Technology on the right side.
Getting a taxi is easy at stations and hotels in Japan, but it is expensive. From JR Shin-Sanda station to Kobe Sanda Campus, it costs more than 2,000Yen.
Getting Around on KSC Campus
The conference takes place at the School of Science and Technology. The registration desk is located at the 3rd floor and the conference rooms (401 and 402) for oral presentations are located at the 4th floor. Demo and Poster session is taken place at the 2nd floor of Student Hall II, though its introductory session is at Room 402. Reception on September 19th is held at Student Hall II. Other events; Interactive Media Concert (September 18th), Banquet (September 20th), and Dinner and Noh Play (September 21st), are taken place off the campus. See the detail at the Social Program section.
Coffee & Lunch
Coffee and lunch are provided from Monday to Wednesday. Coffee is served at just outside of Rooms 401 and 402. Lunch is served at the restaurant of Student Hall I in exchange for lunch tickets. Your lunch tickets for three days are found in your conference bag if you are a pre-registered participant. Unfortunately, there is no other restaurant available in or near campus.
Internet room is located near the registration desk on the 3rd floor of School of Science and Technology. Wireless internet will be available in the room. The name of the network is ICEC2005. The detail of network access is given at the registration desk. We do not provide Internet service in the conference rooms to make you concentrate on the talks.
There are a number of different places to eat at moderate prices near Hotel New Hankyu Kobe Sanda as shown below. Please be sure that most places close before 10PM (so the last orders are taken before 9:30PM).