AI3 & SOI ASIA MEETING @ Hiyoshi, Japan- Fall 2015

SOI meeting

This fall, from Oct 16 to 19, the joint bi-annual meeting with will be hosted by Keio University at Hiyoshi Campus, located at the city of Yokohama, Japan. Representatives from all partners will gather for 3 days to share information and discuss the directions for both projects. More details will be updated in this page.

We kindly ask all participants to fill in the registration form (or access the URL:


This meeting will be held in 2 days in different venues in Hiyoshi Campus, in Yokohama. The last day will be held in Mita Campus, in the heart of Tokyo. Please check the schedule below (tentative).

DAY 1 – Oct 16(Fri)
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan)
(in front of the elevator) at 9:30
* Venue: HIYOSHI Campus (来往舎 Raiosha, 2F Large Meeting Room)
* Wireless: SSID:sfc-soi / Pass:0466493414

9:30 – 9:50 Registration
9:50 – 10:00 Greetings by Professor Jiro Kokuryo
Vice President of Keio University
International Collaboration
10:00 – 10:15 Opening
10:15 – 12:15 Site Updates
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch @ Faculty Lounge
Friday Pray @ Yagami Campus
14:00 – 16:00 Research Presentations
– Achmad Husni Thamrin
– Dita Oktaria
– Marcos Sadao Maekawa
– Komkid Topoklang
– Eliko Akashi
– Goi Chin Hoe

16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 18:15 SOI Asia Academic Steering Meeting

DAY 2 – Oct 17 (Sat)
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan)
(in front of the elevator) at 9:30
* Venue: HIYOSHI Campus (独立館 Fourth Building Independence Wing, 3F D309)
* Wireless: SSID:sfc-soi / Pass:

9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 12:00 Operators Task Force Meeting
12:00 – 12:15 Break
12:15 – 13:00 Partner presentation (1) YAMAHA
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:00 Internship Discussion
15:00 – 15:30 Partner presentation (2) SKY Perfect JSAT
15:30 – 16:15 Presentation by Professor Jun Murai
16:15 – 16:45 Photo Session & Break
16:45 – 18:00 Directors Meeting
18:00 – 18:30 Meeting Summary & Closing
18:30 – 20:00 Official Dinner @ Faculty Lounge

DAY 3 – Oct 18 (Sun)
Follow-up Meetings will be planned if necessary.

DAY 4 – Oct 19 (Mon)
International Symposium on Double Degree Strategy 2015
Organized by Keio University, T.I.M.E. Association and SOI Asia
* Venue: MITA Campus
* Meet on 2nd Floor of Collaboration Complex (Kyosei-Kan) (in front of the elevator) at 8:45, then take a train to Mita station.
* This symposium will be attended by delegates from European and Japanese universities as well as SOI Asia / AI3 members
* Reception start at 18:00


Japan requires visa for many countries in Asia. We strongly reccomend you to confirm with the closest Consulate of Japan and check which are the required documents for single short-term stay visa.

We will be able to provide invitation letter for any of the registered participants.

You can also find information in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website.

Some countries have been exempted of visa for short-term stay


Keio University’s Hiyoshi Campus is located in the city of Yokohama, in the south of Tokyo. The closest train station is Hiyoshi station and it is served by two train lines (Toyoko Line and Meguro Line) and one subway line (Yokohama Municipal Subway – Green Line). It is less than 20-min distant from some major stations in the Tokyo metropolitan Area:

Yokohama station: about 12 minutes

Shibuya station: about 19 minutes

Meguro station: about 20 minutes

(from Tokyo station: about 40 minutes, from Shinjuku station: about 35 minutes) 


Address: 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 – Japan
Hiyoshi station (Toyoko Line/Meguro Line/Green Line)


We would recommend all participants to stay at Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, located in the Collaboration Complex (Kyoseikan), in Hiyoshi Campus. This facility is located inside the campus, 1-min from Hiyoshi station.


Single room: 4,000 yens/night

Twin room: 7,000 yens/night

Each room is equipped with: Internet (LAN port only, please bring a cable), bathrobe, refrigerato, glass, mug, electric kettle, flash light, soap, shampoo, rinse, toothbrush and toothpaste, toothbrush cup, bath towel, face towel, and dust box.

For more details about Keio’s Seminar Guest Rooms, please access the website:


Seminar Guest Rooms located at Kyoseikan,
Collaboration Complex, 7F on Keio University Hiyoshi Campus


If you need any assistance, please contact Mr. Tetsuya Hayashi (Keio University) or Mr. Kohei Kosuge (Keio University):