Related Meetings

Several Internet related meetings will be held in Japan in the previous week or in the same week of the 94th IETF Meeting. You may want to stay in Japan a little bit longer than usual.

W3C TPAC (Oct 26-30, Sapporo)

W3C Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meeting (W3C TPAC) will be held from October 26 (Mon) through 30 (Fri) in Sapporo, Japan.

As Sapporo is the core city in Hokkaido, it is conveniently accessible from Haneda Airport. Several flights connecting directly from Narita Airport are also available. Not only the active discussions in TPAC meeting, you may able to enjoy a slightly different Japan than you usually experience in the Tokyo/Osaka/Kyoto area, especially for lovers of seafood.

OpenStack Summit Tokyo (Oct 27-30, Tokyo)

OpenStack Summit Tokyo is a conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software.

The venue is a hotel which is accessible in about 10 min walk from JR/Keihin-Kyuko Shinagawa station. From the venue, go to Yokohama Station by Minatomirai Subway, then change either JR Tokaido line or JR Yokosuka line to get Shinagawa. Travel time is slightly less than 1 hour.

IEEE CSCN 2015 (Oct 28-30, Tokyo)

2015 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking is a conference organized by IEEE Communication Society.

The venue is a building of the University of Tokyo. It can be accessible from Nezu station (C14) on Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line or from Todaimae station (N12) on Tokyo Metro Nanboku line. Travel time from the venue is 1 to 1.5 hours.

IMC2015 (Oct 28-30, Tokyo)

The 2015 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) is a three-day event focusing on Internet measuement and analysis. IMC 2015 is the 15th in a series of highly successful Internet Measurement Workshops and Conferences, focusing on Internet measurement and analysis.

The venue is Keio University Mita Campus, a few minutes walk from Tamachi Station on JR Yamanote/Keihin-Tohoku lines and Mita Station (A08/I04) on Tokyo Metropolitan Subway line. Travel time from Minamoto-Mirai Station to Mita/Tamachi stations is about 50 min. As the inbound (Yokohama to Tokyo direction) trains in the weekday morning commuting time (7-9pm) tend to be seriously congested, attendees may want to stay in accomodation nearby the venue.

RAIM (Oct 31, Yokohama)

Pipe Organ Day (Nov 4, Yokohama) invites you to a Lunchtime Organ Recital (12:00-13:00, Nov. 4) and an Evening Organ Demonstration (19:00-21:00, Nov. 4) in Minato Mirai Concert Hall which is just across a road from the venue in Yokohama, or next to Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu.

RAID2015 (Nov 2-4, Kyoto) raid-logo

The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses previously known as Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection, will be held in Kyoto, Japan.

The venue of RAID2015 is 15 min walk from Kyoto Station. It takes 20-25 min from Minato-Mirai Station to the Shin-Yokohama Shinkansen station. From Shin-Yokomaha to Kyoto, it takes about 2 hours on a Nozomi train. A reservation is suggested.

If you depart at 5:00 am in the early morning, arrival time at Kyoto Station we be 8:00 am. Last train departs from Kyoto Station at 21:30 and will return you back to Minato-Mirai station at the mid-night. So a day-trip is not impossible. Transportation costs about 27,000 JPY in total. Nozomi trains depart 4 or more times an hour. Unfortunately, you can’t ride a Nozomi train with a Japan Rail Pass. The pass allows you to ride a Hiraki train whose travel time is slightly longer than a Nozomi train and runs less frequently.

BADGERS2015 (Nov 5, Kyoto)

The 4th International Workshop on Building Analysis Datasets and Gathering Experience Returns for Security (BADGERS 2015) will be held in Kyoto, Japan on November 5th, 2015. The venue is the same as RAID-2015 above.