Director’s Talk (Thursday, May 31st) 13:20 - 13:50 Shift to new dimensions - Deepening and evolving Communication Science - Takeshi Yamada, Director, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Invited Talk (Thursday, May 31st) 14:00 - 15:00  AI, ethics and social impact Hiroshi Nakagawa, Group director, Artificial Intelligence in Society Research Group, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
Research Talk (Thursday, May 31st)  15:30 - 16:10 
The real worth of quantum computers with elementary operations - Analysis of computational power of gate-based quantum computers - Yasuhiro Takahashi, Media Information Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 11:00 - 11:40 Role of haptics in improving wellbeing - Science and design of touch can enhance human flourishing - Junji Watanabe, Human Information Science Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 13:00 - 13:40 Beyond combinatorial explosion - Enumeration and optimization with Binary Decision Diagrams - Masaaki Nishino, Innovative Communication Laboratory
Research Talk (Friday, June 1st) 13:50 - 14:30 
Speech production and perception share common brain pathways - Investigation of the mechanisms of speech communication by speech conversion and brain imaging - Sadao Hiroya, Human Information Science Laboratory

What's new

Access

Free direct buses

Free direct buses will be running between train stations and the site during the event. The buses depart from the Kyoto station and Hosono station and Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka Station.

Venue

NTT Keihanna Building, 2-4, Hikaridai, Seika-cho, "Keihanna Science City" Kyoto, Japan 619-0237

By Train and Bus

Kyoto station

  • Kyoto station on (45 minutes from Kyoto by express.)

Hachijo Exit Bus Depot

  • Free direct buses will be running between Kyoto station and the site during the event. The buses depart from the Kyoto Hachijo exit bus depot of Kyoto station (travel time: approx. 45 min).

Shin-Hosono station and Hosono station

  • Shin-Hosono station on Kintetsu Kyoto Line (30 minutes from Kyoto by express.)
  • Hosono station on JR Gakken Toshi Line (1 hour from Kyobashi, Osaka.)

West Exit Bus Depot

  • Free direct buses will be running between Hosono station and the site during the event. The buses depart from the west exit bus depot of Hosono station (travel time: approx. 15 min).
  • 15-minute ride by bus on the 59 Gakken Nara Tomigaoka(via Hikaridai Ni-chome) route; 3-minute walk after getting off at the Hikaridai Ni-chome bus stop.
  • 15-minute ride by bus on the 36 Hosono Station or 56 Gakken Nara Tomigaoka route; 7-minute walk after getting off at the Keihanna Plaza bus stop.

Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka Station

  • Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka station on Kintetsu Keihanna Line (30 minutes from Namba, Osaka.)

North Exit Bus Depot

  • Free direct buses will be running between between Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka Station and the site during the event. The buses depart from the north exit bus depot of Gakken-Nara-Tomigaoka Station (travel time: approx. 10 min).
  • 15-minute ride by bus on the 59 Hosono Station route; 3-minute walk after getting off at the Hikaridai Ni-chome bus stop.
  • 15-minute ride by bus on the 56 Hosono Station route; 5-minute walk after getting off at the Keihanna Plaza bus stop.