Conference site

The 19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena (UP2014) will be held at the Okinawa Convention Center in Okinawa, Japan.

On Sunday July 6 from 18:00 to 19:30, there will be a Welcome Reception in the Pool Side Garden at Laguna Garden Hotel.

On Monday July 7 (rescheduled from Tuesday) from 19:00 to 21:00, there will be a Beach Side Barbecue Party sponsored by Spectra-Physics on the Ginowan Tropical Beach.

On Thursday July 10 from 19:00 to 22:00, we will hold the Conference Banquet Dinner in Banquet Hall Hagoromo at Laguna Garden Hotel.


Please click here for detailed information on transportation between Naha Airport or Okinawa Convention Center and all hotels reserved through NTA's website (the online reservation is now closed).

Here are timetables for the relevant local buses. The buses heading to and from Okinawa Convention Center will be adorned by a piece of cloth saying "UP2014" at the front, below the window.

If you are unfamiliar with taking local buses in Japan, you will find it easy with this helpful step-by-step guide courtesy of the Okinawa Prefecture and Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (c) 2012. Please note that bus fares stated in this brochure may no longer be current, as there has been a change in tax rates since it was created.