General Information


Aichi Sky Expo

5-10-1, Centrair, Tokoname City
Aichi, Japan 479-0881

Aichi Sky Expo

How to Get There

By plane

If you are coming by plane, please be advised to book a flight to Chubu Centrair International Airport. The venue is located only 5 minutes away from the airport by walking. For further directions, please click HERE.

By train

There are direct trains from Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka and Kyoto to the major train station in Nagoya. There you could change to Meitetsu Tokoname Line which connects the city of Nagoya with the Chubu Centrair International Airport where is the closest train station called Meitetsu Central Japan International Airport Station, located only 5 minutes away from the venue by walking.

By car

If you are coming by car, take the Chita Peninsula Road from the Odaka tollgate, and enter the direction of Centrair at the Handa Chuo JCT. Please keep in mind that advance reservations for the parking of the venue are not accepted. For further information about parking near the venue, please click HERE.

For more information: Convention & Exhibition Center Website


The official language of the Convention will be English.

Letter of Invitation

Letters of invitation are available only to registered participants. Upon completion of the registration process, you will receive a confirmaiton email with information about your invitation letter that you may use for visa application.

Please note that this letter cannot be regarded as a commitment regarding scheduling or financial support from the organizers.

Visa Information

Currently all foreign nationals who wish to newly enter Japan, need to apply for a visa except for those with re-entry permit. Further information is published HERE.

It is a responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Participants should familiarise themselves with visa requirements well in advance of the event. The Independent Ageing organisers encourage you to apply for a visa as early as possible, at least 3 to 4 months before the event.

Please consult the Japanese Embassy or Consulate nearest to you for specific details relating to visas.


Located on the shore of the Ise Bay of the Pacific ocean, Aichi has an oceanic climate. The average minimum temperature in October is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature lies around 23°C (73°F).


The unit of currency in Japan is the Japanese yen (JPY). Approximate currency rates as of January 2023 are as follows:
1 USD = 130JPY

1 EUR = 141 JPY

If you are carrying cash or other means of payment exceeding 1 million yen, you are required to declare to Customs upon arrival at the airport.

Most international credit cards are accepted.

You can compare your local currency to the Japanese yen HERE.

Liability and Insurance

The Conference Secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of/damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip. Hotels strongly recommend that participants use their safety deposit boxes for their valuables.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Contact Us

If you have any questions please visit the contact us page.