Networking Reception

Sunday, October 20, 17:00 – 19:00. 

Conference Hall, Building B, Osaka Ibaraki Campus, Ritsumeikan University



Osaka Tour: Osaka Castle & Noh Experience

Monday, October 21, 15:30 – 19:00. 

The tour starts from 1st floor of Osaka International Convention Center at 15:30. Participants will show up  at 15:20 to the indicated meeting point.


15:30 Depart from Osata International Conference Center

15:45 Osaka Castle
Osata Castle or “Osaka-jo” in Japanese is widely tnown as an emblem of the power and fortune of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. This five-story castle is one of the most visually spectacular creations in the country, with a history that dates bact almost 450 years.



17:15 Yamamoto Noh Theatre
Here you can experience Japanese classical theatre, “Noh”, right next to landmarts including Osata Castle. The builder of Osata Castle, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, was a great patron of Noh, and the art form lives on to this day. The spirit of the samurai lives on here. You can experience a range of things from viewing the beautiful Noh costumes and masts so beloved of the Shogun close up, to tating Noh lessons on the hallowed stage wearing tabi socts. You can even tate photographs on the stage. It’s an experience you won’t find anywhere else.
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19:00 Tour Ends at Namba (shopping & dining district)_


Gala Dinner

“Osaka Geihinkan” – “The Guest House in Osaka”

Tuesday, October 22, 19:00

A RESORT in the heart of OSAKA.

The place where you can feel the veritable quality of Japan.

It is standing on an outstanding location with glorious views of the Osaka castle and the garden. The gorgeous architecture realized by a traditional artisans’ technique, was specially built to welcome global leaders in Asia-Pacific countries. In May 2016, long-time-closed reception hall was newly transformed into a restaurant with exclusive use for luxury events, parties to welcome guests from abroad and various use by MICE.

Osaka Geihinkan is located in the grounds of Osaka Castle, which has a history of more than 400 years. This place has always been a symbol of authority. Such as headquarters of Shogun in the past, and recently a venue of a conference among global political and economic leaders. It is now open to the public as a restaurant where you can some excellent food. Osaka Geihinkan is where you can feel the essence of Japanese architectural design.



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