September 3-6, 2018
Kitakyushu, Japan Kitakyushu International Conference Center


Social (from 17:30 on September 3)

A Social will be held at the business lounge on the 3rd floor of Mikuni World Stadium next to the Kitakyushu International Convention Center. It is a unique and new football stadium adjacent to the harbor and opened in January 2017. Various alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks along with light snacks will be served.

Mikuni Studium

Field Trip and Banquet (from 16:30 on September 5)

The bus leaves from the international conference hall at 16:30. The bus leaves from the international conference hall at 16:30. Our destination is Mojiko Retro district. Mojiko (Moji Port), the port between Honshu and Kyushu in the Kanmon strait, used to be a base for international trade and exchange during the Meiji restoration. Mojiko Retro is the district which now attracts the greatest public attention in the Kanmon Strait area.

Kanmon Bridge

Dotted with traditional-style buildings, including Mojiko Railway Station, the former Moji Customs House, and the former Mitsui Club, this district boasts a historic atmosphere. You can also enjoy popular specialty foods of Kitakyushu, for example baked curry, a representative local dish. Moji is also famous as the place where performances by banana vendors originated, and you can hear their energetic sales pitches here on holidays. Please feel free to stroll around the Mojiko Retro district before the banquet. The banquet starts at Marrygold (Banquet Hall) at 18:00.This building is a former bank. Enjoy buffet style meal and chat in a historic building. An open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.

Moji Cusom House

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