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Logistics Information for the W3C Web on TV Workshop

2- 3 September 2010

The W3C Web on TV Workshop will be hosted by W3C/Keio in Tokyo, Japan, from Thursday September 2nd to Friday September 3rd, 2010. The registration page is available.


Keio University Mita Campus, Tokyo, Japan
Main conference room (大会議室), North building

Local contact: Kazuyuki Ashimura / Naomi Yoshizawa
Tel: +81.466.49.1170

Note. The workshop organizer would suggest you print the PDF version of the Keio campus map.

View Keio Mita from Tamachi Station in a larger map


The workshop organizer will provide the following facilities for your presentations at the venue.

Wifi Access:

Key (case sensitive)

When you can not connect to the wifi network above, please try the backup wifi access below with private IP addresses (via NAT).

WPA2 Personal
Key (case sensitive)

Workshop schedule

The workshop program will run from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on all days.

Suggested Hotel: Celestine Hotel

A block of 40 rooms have been booked in Celestine Hotel , the closest hotel to the workshop venue.

View Keio Mita from Celestine Hotel in a larger map
Hotel Web site:
- Main page (English): http://www.celestinehotel.com/en/index.html
- Main page (Japanese): http://www.celestinehotel.com/jp/index.html
- How to get the hotel: http://www.celestinehotel.com/en/access/index.html
3-23-1,Shiba Minato-ku,Tokyo 105-0014, Japan
Free Internet connection is avilable (not Wifi but cable connection).

Reservation & payment:

To reserve your room, please directly send an email to the hotel at <reservation@celestinehotel.com> CCing Kazuyuki Ashimura at <ashimura@w3.org>.

Special Rates for the Workshop:
JPY 12,500 (standard single room per night; breakfast included)
JPY 14,500 (superior double room for one person per night; breakfast included)
JPY 18,000 (superior double room for two perople per night; breakfast included)



In case you missed to withdraw JPY cash at the airport, foreign credit and cash cards can be used at Seven Bank ATMs and Post Offices throughout Japan. It is, however, advised to contact each credit card company beforehand and check the location of each ATM and its availability as these conditions vary from machine to machine.

seven bank logo: Seven Bank — Seven-eleven shops

Since 11 July 2007, withdrawal of Japanese Yen on Seven Bank ATMs is also available for international cash cards and credit cards. Over 12,000 Seven Bank ATMs are placed at 7-Eleven convenience stores throughout Japan and the service will be given 24 hours a day in English, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese. Cash cards from the PLUS and Cirrus networks can be used. Accepted credit cards are VISA, MasterCard, American Express, JCB and China UnionPay.

Seven Bank site (ATR locator service): http://www.sevenbank.co.jp/intlcard/index2.html

yucho bank logo: Yucho Bank — Post Offices

There are over 26,000 Post Office ATMs in Japan and post offices which provide this service display stickers indicating which cards are accepted. Cards from the Cirrus, PLUS, Maestro and Visa Electron networks can be used. Accepted credit cards include VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club.

Yucho Bank site: http://www.jp-bank.japanpost.jp/en/ias/en_ias_index.html


Transportation from the airport to the hotel

Narita International Airport (Code name: NRT) is the cloesest international airport in Tokyo area for travelers from many countries.

And Haneda International Airport (Code name: HND) is another option for travelers from several countries, e.g., Korea and China.

Transportation from/to Naria Airport:

The workshop organizer strongly suggest you use the limousine bus from/to Narita Airport.

Limousine bus company site:
The fare for a one way ticket is 3,000 JPY.
Ticket coutners & Bus stops:
Buses from the airport to Celestine Hotel leave the arrival level on the first floor. Please get your ticket at the ticket counters marked with red square () in the following maps, and get on the bus at the bus stop #10 (Terminal1 South Wing), #1 (Terminal1 North Wing) or #7/17 (Terminal2).

- Terminal2:


- Terminal1:


Timetable (Narita to Celestine Hotel):
Narita Airport (Terminal2) 8:45 13:50 15:20 16:20 17:20 18:50
Narita Airport (Terminal1, South Wing) 8:50 13:55 15:25 16:25 17:25 18:55
Narita Airport (Terminal1, North Wing) 8:55 14:00 15:30 16:30 17:30 19:00
Celestine Hotel 11:10 16:05 17:30 18:40 19:40 21:05
Timetable (Celestine Hotel to Narita):
Celestine Hotel 6:35 8:35 11:15 12:55 13:55 15:35
Narita Airport (Terminal2) 8:30 10:30 13:15 14:40 15:40 17:15
Narita Airport (Terminal1) 8:35 10:35 13:20 14:45 15:45 17:20

Note. The return ticket need to be reserved. Please contact the reception of the hotel and let them know your flight departure time and preferred bus time.

Transportation from/to Haneda Airport:

You can use taxi to get Celestine Hotel. Estimated fare is 4,500 JPY.

You can also use Keikyu line train or Tokyo Monorail Line train. See also the following links to get more information:

Note. You need to use the free shuttle bus at the airport from the International Terminal to the Domestic Terminal 1 to get the stations of Keiokyu Line and Tokyo Monorail Line. Please see the airport site at: http://www.tokyo-airport-bldg.co.jp/en/map/?terminal=i


If you want/need to try trains to come to Celestine Hotel (or the workshop venue directly) but are not sure how to get there, please let Kazuyuki Ashimura know at <ashimura@w3.org>.

FYI, you can get some information by specifying start point (e.g. "Tokyo" or "Nagoya") and destination (e.g. "Tamachi") into the form at: http://www.hyperdia.com/cgi-english/hyperWeb.cgi

VISA Arrangement

Please check out the List of Countries and Regions That Have Visa Exemption Arrangements with Japan and the Guide to Japanese Visas provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

If you need a copy of invitation letter for your visa, please let us know the following information right away:

  1. Full name (exactly same as passport)
  2. Passport number
  3. Nationality & Gender
  4. Job title
  5. Date of entry in Japan
  6. Date of leaving Japan
  7. Address for the stay / hotel
  8. Where obtaining visa
  9. Fax/Tel number
  10. Postal address

Welcome Dinner, lunch and refreshments

Welcome dinner funded by W3C/Keio will be held on September 2nd at the Faculty Lounge on the first floor of the Keio Mita north building, the same building as the workshop venue. Lunches and refreshments will be also funded by W3C/Keio.

The Call for Participation, the Presentation Guideline and the Agenda are also available on the W3C Web server.

Masao Isshiki , Mike Smith , Deborah Dahl and Kazuyuki Ashimura, Workshop Organization Committee

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