SASIMI 2006 Conference Venue

Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University - The Site of SASIMI 2006 -

SASIMI 2006 will take place at Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University. Noyori is name of a professor at Nagoya University, who won Nobel Chemistry Prize in 2001. In commemoration of the prize, Noyori Conference Hall was built in 2004. See Campus Map where Noyori Conference Hall is numbered 79.

Nagoya and Nagoya University

The Chubu region, located in the heart of Japan, has played a central role in this nation's history and has for long prospered under a flourishing culture and economy. The area is particularly renowned as the home of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, the three great generals who unified Japan four hundred years ago in the Age of Civil Wars. Nagoya Castle, built by Tokugawa Ieyasu and famous for the golden dolphins found on its donjon, serves as the landmark of the region. Its castle town, Nagoya, has thrived.

In contemporary Japan, this vibrant metropolis (ranked fourth in population after Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama) occupies an important political and economical position. Nagoya constitutes the nerve center of the Chubu Industrial Zone, an amalgamation of both traditional and modern industries, notable amongst which is the automobile industry.

Although Nagoya University's history can be dated back to 1871, when a medical school and hospital were founded on the site of a local feudal government house, it was in 1939 that the university was formally established as Japan's seventh imperial university. Since 1949, after its re-emergence in the reformed post-war education system, Nagoya University has not only developed as the pre-eminent educational establishment in the Chubu region, it has also flourished as one of the foremost national universities representing Japan.

Currently, Nagoya University consists of nine schools offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, two graduate schools, three research institutes and ten research centers. The total number of students comprises approximately 15,000; the teaching staff numbers about 3,500.

 Nagoya University

Access to Nagoya

Nagoya-Chubu International Airport, called Centrair, offers a number of international flights from/to Asia, Pacific, North America and Europe. Centrair also offers a number of domestic flights from/to major cities in Japan. Shinkansen super-express trains are another convenient way of transportation to Nagoya.

Access to Nagoya University

A subway station, Nagoya Daigaku ("Daigaku" means University in Japanese), is just under the university. See Train Route Map where Nagoya Daigaku is marked with "M18" and Centrair is located at the left bottom.

From Centrair to Nagoya Daigaku, take a Meitetsu train (JPY790), then change to Subway Meijo Line (counter-clockwise) at Kanayama (JPY260). It takes approx. 60 minutes. Note that some Meitetsu trains provide reserved-seats only, which require an extra cost of JPY350.

From Nagoya Station to Nagoya Daigaku, take Subway Higashiyama Line, then change to Subway Meijo Line (clockwise) at Motoyama (JPY260 in total). It takes <25 minutes.

From Nagoya Daigaku Station to Noyori Conference Hall, see Campus Map.

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