To be held on the 4th floor of Aiina (one of the venues of the LCWS conference)

Looking for a diversion on your way to the conference? The fourth floor of Aiina will be packed with booths for an information fair on the home of this year’s LCWS: Iwate Prefecture! Learn more about the ILC candidate site in the Kitakami mountains, try some Iwate food, and hear about things to do and see while you’re here.


Dates: December 5 – 8 (Monday through Thursday) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day

Venue: 4th floor of Aiina

Welcome to: Researchers and all other attendees of LCWS, and anybody else who’s interested!

What’s in store

-Information on closeby cities like Hachimantai, Kitakami, and Hanamaki as well as coastal destinations like Kuji and Rikuzentakata
-Try local delicacies provided by JA, the agricultural co-op
-Movies about regional tourist spots
-A booth manned by Iwate Prefectural University (current president: Dr. Atsuto Suzuki, former director of KEK)
-Booths about the IEEE conference, the history of the ILC, the reconstruction from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami
Try some Japanese cultural activities, like flower arranging (ikebana) and tea ceremony!
-And of course, learn more about Iwate Prefecture itself: its culture, agricultural industry, and traditional craftwork