Main Congress Venue: WINC Aichi
The 23rd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology will be held at the WINC Aichi Conference Center in Nagoya, Japan (the official website is only available in Japanese) from July 31 to August 3, 2016. On July 30, we will use the Nagoya University campus for the pre-conference workshops and the welcome reception.
Situated in the heart of downtown Nagoya, WINC Aichi provides easy access to food, shopping, city nightlife, as well as transportation to other areas of Nagoya and Japan. Nagoya station is a five-minute walk from the center and boasts access to Japan’s bullet train and other local lines connecting you to the rest of mainland Japan. Nagoya Station is easily recognized by its iconic rounded towers that look out over the city. It is also the central station for many of Nagoya’s trains, subways and bus lines. From Nagoya station, the congress venue, WINC Aichi, is a short five-minute walk away.
From Nagoya Station
From the Higashiyama subway line come out of exit 8 …
From the Sakuradori subway line come out of exit 11…
From the Meitetsu or Kintestu lines come out of exit 12 …
From JR Lines and the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) find the Golden Clock on the eastern side of Nagoya Station (the opposite side from the Shinkansen exit). Exit the station through the glass doors …
… then from your exit follow the sidewalk to the right of the taxi pick-up zone and head to the cross-walk on the corner. Across the street is a large Prada store. Walk past the store, keeping it on your left-hand side. Continue straight for about 100 meters. You will come to a small intersection. On the left-hand side will be “BIG ECHO”. Keep going straight. The main entrance to WINC Aichi is just past BIG ECHO on the right-hand side.
Pre-Conference Workshops & Welcome Reception: Nagoya University
On Saturday, July 30, 2016, Nagoya University will be the host of the pre-conference workshops and welcome reception for IACCP2016. Nagoya University is located about 30 minutes from Nagoya Station on the subway line or about 25 minutes by taxi (depending on traffic).
Access: From Nagoya Station take the Higashiyama Subway Line to Motoyama. At Motoyama transfer to the Meijo Subway Line (clockwise). Get off at Nagoya Daigaku subway station (Nagoya University), Exit 1. It costs 270 Yen.
There will be student volunteers between Nagoya Daigaku subway station and the venue on Saturday from 12:00-13:30 and 16:00-18:30 to guide to you the proper location.
If volunteers are not available, please follow these directions:
At Exit 1, turn to your right and walk up the courtyard about 200 meters. On your left you will pass two buildings, the first building is the School of Economics, the second building is the School of Letters. Walk past the 2nd building and turn left at the road.
Follow this road for about 150 meters, you will pass a Family Mart on your left about half-way and come to a T-intersection. Turn left here, the Department of Education is about 40 meters down on the left-hand side.
Getting around Nagoya
Nagoya has a fantastic network of trains, subways and buses that make getting around the city easy and convenient for travelers. Five main subway lines cover the city and connect all major rail links and bus terminals. Subway fares range from 200 Yen to 320 Yen and services run daily from 05:30 to midnight.
The Weekend Eco Pass (Do-nichi Eco Kippu) is a one-day pass that allows commuters to ride all Nagoya City subways and city buses all day on weekends and public holidays; it only costs 600 Yen for adults, 300 Yen for children (aged 6 to 12), and can be purchased at any subway station ticket gate or on a city bus.
There is also a Nagoya Sightseeing bus service. A one-day pass allows unlimited travel on the bus and discounted admission fees to certain attractions.