~ Conference Venue ~

The venue for ISPIM Connects Osaka is KANDAI Me RISE, the Umeda campus of Kansai University. As a space for implementing "action-from-thought," KANDAI Me RISE aims to become a new base where the regional and local community and the university can grow and develop together.

Located in the heart of the Osaka business district and close to Osaka Station and the Grand Front Osaka complex, KANDAI Me RISE is also home for the Osaka Sartup Cafe and a co-working space, KANDAI Me RISE Club.

Visit www.kansai-u.ac.jp/umeda/about/index_en.html

~ Fly with Lufthansa Group ~

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on www.lh.com/event-flight-booking and enter the access code (Code GBZQXRJ) in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available. NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to lufthansa.mobility@dlh.de and providing the access code as a reference.

~ About Osaka ~

Osaka is the hub of the Kansai region which also includes Kyoto, Nara, Hyogo, Wakayama, and Mie prefectures. All of these areas can be reached within a one-hour drive or by public transport. The Kansai region centered on Osaka is a treasure trove of historic sites and buildings.

Osaka and the Kansai region are engaging not only for history lovers but also for people who love entertainment! The entertainment includes one of the world’s largest aquariums and the internationally acclaimed Universal Studios Japan.

Osaka also has an excellent reputation for food. As the nucleus of economic activities, Osaka has a variety of foods from all over Japan. And it is known as the “nation’s kitchen.” Visitors are guaranteed outstanding food and exciting activities in Osaka and throughout the Kansai region.

Osaka Info: http://www.osaka-info.jp/en/