Welcome reception     (29/Sep./2019 Sun)

Welcome evening with a tasting of regional foods and drinks from 5 a.m. at Sakura "kitchen"
Sakura Kitichen is different plase from "Sakura Hall" (see below.)
On only 29/Sep./2019 Sun, registration desk is open at Sakura "kitchen".

Campus map

Excursion     (2/Oct./2019 Wed.)

At the end of morning session, registered participants will receive a bag with some take-away food. Departure times to each excursion are all 13:00.

Course 1. Drinky & Foodie tour to Nikka Whisky Factory and Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple

Sendai->Nikka Whisky Factory see & drink->Jogi Nyorai Saihoji Temple see & eat->Sendai

Course 2. Matsushima Cruse & Enjoying Japanese garden, and Sake tour

Sendai->visit Matsushima Kanran-tei with Matcha and set of Sweets->cruse around Matsushima Bey & drinking Japanese Sake-> visit Entsuuin (Temple) ->Sendai

Course 3. Shiroishi Samurai & Traditional crafts tour

Sendai->visit Shiroishi castle and armor-wearing experience-> Kokeshi painting experience ->Sendai

Banquet     (3/Oct./2019 Thu.)

Conference banquet will be held at The Westin Sendai from 19:00, 3rd/Oct.

Optional tour

Tour 1. Bar hooping night tour

30/Sep./2019 Mon. from 18:00, 10,000 JPY (+Tax 8%)

Explore traditional ‘Izakaya’ (Japanese style pubs) down the back-alleys of Sendai City where you can experience authentic local life.
A ‘Bar-Hopping Master’ will show you to spots frequented by locals.

Tour 2. Kimono Walking tour in Sendai

1/Oct./2019 Tue. from 13:40-16:40 12,000 JPY (+Tax 10%)

A photogenic destination to say the least, on this tour you yourself can become part of the scenery in a traditional Japanese kimono.

Included: Kimono rental fee, Private (English-speaking) guide, Entrance to Murakamiya mochi rice-cake store matcha/wagashi set, Entrance to Dainichi Nyorai Temple, Kamaboko fishcake and Insurance.

Not included: Extra: hair-arranging with kimono rental (+ 500 yen), Any additional food and drinks, Anything not included in the above 'included' list