Venue / Access Map


Matsue is the capital of Shimane Prefecture, which is located in the south-west of Japan's largest island, north of Hiroshima Prefecture. There are two domestic airports near Matsue, Izumo and Yonago Airport. Both airports are connected in 80 minutes from Tokyo Int'l Airport. Izumo Airport is also connected in 50 minutes from Osaka Int'l Airport. Yonago Airport is connected in 90 minutes from Inchon Int'l Airport 3 direct flights a week. The airport shuttle buses are available from both airports to Matsue JR Station. It takes about 30-40 minutes.

The Symposium will take place at "Kunibiki Messe" (Shimane Prefectural Convention Center), which is located in downtown of Matsue City. It takes about 7 minutes on foot from JR Matsue station to "Kunibiki Messe".

"Kunibiki Messe" (Shimane Prefectural Convention Center)
1-2-1 Gakuen Minami Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, 690-0826 Japan
Phone: +81-852-24-1111
Fax: +81-852-22-9219

Access to Matsue City (Access Map)

The Kunibiki Messe

Large exhibition hall : 4018 m2 (Up to 5,000 ppl)
International Conference Room : 616 m2 (Up to 510 ppl)

The Kunibiki Messe (Shimane Prefectural Convention center) is the biggest convention center with exhibition halls and conference rooms in surrounding region. It is suitable to the venue for ISEM. The International conference hall is ideal for plenary sessions and one of the parallel sessions. For other parallel sessions, two large conference rooms, 601 and 501, accommodate 150 seats each, 401 conference room, and 403 conference room are available. The Small hall will be available for poster session.


Izumo Airport (Webpage Japanese Only)
Yonago Airport

Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Yonago Airport-->JR Matsue Station Approx. 45 min. 990 yen
Izumo Airport-->JR Matsue Station Approx. 30 min. 1,030 yen
Izumo Airport-->Matsue Shinjiko Onsen Station Approx. 40 min. 1,130 yen

Travel Time

Plane (From Izumo and Yonago)
Izumo-HanedaApprox. 1hour 20min.5 round trip flights/day
Izumo-ItamiApprox. 50 min. 5 round trip flights/day
[ANA]Yonago-HanedaApprox. 1hour 20 min. 6 round trip flights/day
Yonago-KobeApprox. 40 min. 2 round trip flights/day
Yonago-seoulApprox. 2hour 5 min.1 round trip flights/day

Train (JR)
Osaka-MatsueApprox. 3 hours 10 min.
Tokyo-MatsueApprox. 5 hours 40 min.

Hiroshima-MatsueApprox. 3 hours 15 min.(Limited Express) 18 round trips/day
Okayama-MatsueApprox. 3 hours (via Yonago) 7 round trips/day
Tokyo-MatsueApprox. 11 hours (Overnight Bus)Daily
Osaka-MatsueApprox.4 hours 40 min. 6 round trips/day, Overnight Bus


Shimane Prefecture Sightseeing Navigation in Shimane
Kunibiki Messe Kunibiki Messe
Matsue Convention Bureau Matsue Convention Bureau/Kunibiki Messe

The 10th International Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology in Experimental Mechanics (10th ISEM '15-Matsue)