The symposium will take place at Kobe Campus West Area, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Kobe, Japan. The venue is located approximately a 5-minute walk from "Iryo Center Station" of the Port Liner train.

RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research
Kobe Campus West Area
Auditorium, 1F Developmental Biology Building C
2-2-3, Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku
Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan

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Arriving from Overseas

Most visitors to the BDR Kobe Campus find Kansai International Airport (KIX) to be the most convenient airport when arriving from overseas. The BDR Kobe campus is also well served by the nearby Kobe airport and Osaka (Itami) airport, with flights to and from most major Japanese domestic destinations.

Kobe's downtown area of Sannomiya has an extensive public transportation system, allowing access to not only Kobe city but also further afield.

From Kansai International Airport

- Airport Limousine Bus
Kansai International Airport -> Sannomiya: Approximately 60 minutes
 ▶ One way ticket: 2,000 yen / Round-trip ticket: 3,300 yen

- Ferry (Kobe Bay Shuttle)
A high speed ferry departs from Kansai International Airport to Kobe Airport, which is only 2 stations away from the BDR by the Port-liner train.
Kansai International Airport -> Kobe Airport: 30 minutes
 ▶ 1,880 yen including port-liner train ticket / Round-trip ticket: 3,060 yen

From Osaka (Itami) Airport

- Airport Limousine Bus
Osaka Itami Airport -> Sannomiya: Approximately 40 minutes
 ▶ One way ticket: 1,070 yen