Location and Venue

VENUE: Surugadai Memorial Hall AT Ochanomizu, Tokyo  

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Surugadai Memorial Hall , the conference site, is located at in front of the JR Ochanomizu station which is a neighbour of JR AKIHABARA. It is located at truly center of Tokyo so it is very convenient to access any experience at Tokyo. see here

Surugadai Memorial Hall was built in commemoration of the centenary celebrations of Chuo University in 1988, on the site of the former Chuo University Hall in Kanda-Surugadai in Chiyoda-ku. Comprising seven floors above ground and two floors below, the hall contains 29 rooms in all, ranging from a conference hall with capacity for 360 people to smaller discussion rooms with seating for about 10, used for both education and research. With the Korakuen and Ichigaya Campuses, it plays an effective role as a venue for interaction between students, alumni, and staff, and a focus for artistic and cultural activities in the city. Its facilities can also be rented out for study and lectures by extramural corporations, groups, and foundations.

The hall contains a coffee shop and a restaurant, so that it is also a place for relaxation, refreshment, and parties.


Address: 3-11-5 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8324
Tel: 03-3292-3111
Fax: 03-3219-6190


Chuo University - Complex'09 is held at Surugadai Memorial Hall in Korakuen Campus of Chuo University.

  • Chuo University was founded in July 1885 as Igirisu Horitsu Gakko (English Law School) at Nishiki-cho in the Kanda district of Tokyo by a group of 18 young attorneys and scholars. In the 120 years since its founding as the English Law School, Chuo University has evolved into one of the most prestigious universities in Japan, and it has produced a great number of outstanding graduates.

  • Nowadays, after more than 120 years of history, the university has six faculties with a total of 26 departments, six graduate schools, two professional graduate schools, nine research institutes, and three affiliated schools.

  • The university has the main educational activities located in three campuses in Tokyo: Ichigaya, Tama, and Korakuen but it also has facilities in all major cities of Japan.

Find here more details about Chuo University.


Korakuen Campus - is situated in Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo, only a few hundred meters away from Tokyo Dome, Tokyo's most famous stadium and the venue of the most important events in sports, music, and others.

  • Due to its position in the neighborhood of Tokyo Dome, Korakuen campus can be easily found by taking the former as a landmark: Tokyo Dome Access.

Find here details about Korakuen Campus on Chuo University website.


Accommodation - Korakuen area offers many options for either western type hotels or traditional Japanese inns.