Where is ELSI?

ELSI is an institute at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan on the Ookayama campus.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Ookayama Campus
2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
152-8552 Japan

access instructions

precise location (Google maps link)


You must arrive in Tokyo the day before the starting date of the Winter School. We will start the school early in the morning on January 22nd.

Housing (and meals) will be provided for the field trip. In Tokyo, lodging near ELSI will be arranged for participants for the rest of the winter school (including the first night, January 21st), and most meals will be covered (either a daily per diem or catered lunches and dinners; depending on the day’s schedule)

Room will be shared during the field trip (around 3-4 per rooms)

We will ask during the registration process for dietary restrictions. Please understand that not all requests may be fulfilled.

Packing list:

Here is a list of things we thinkg should be useful for your trip to Tokyo and Izu. This is not an extensive list, and please check this page a couple of days before the trip to see any updates.

Poster describing your current researchor proposal. Size A0 portrait or smaller.

Laptop (To be used during activities. Please, let us know if you don’t have one, or if you have only a tablet)

Field trip: Hiking shoes. Rain gear. Warm jacket. Small backpack. Sunscreen. Clipboard or journal to take notes during the trip. Bathing suit (if you want to use pool)

Tokyo: Winter clothing (average temperature in Tokyo: 2C- 8C, colder during field trip. Possible rain and snow). Power adaptor.

And don’t forget to come with an open mind and lots of enthusiasm!

Conference Policies on Conduct:

Harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. All ELSI guests and event attendees have the right to a space that is free of all forms of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Harassment on the basis of any characteristic, protected or otherwise, is a form of misconduct. It is important to bear in mind that harassment is in the eye of the victim. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately. If you wish to report harassment, suspect that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of the organizing committee immediately.