BioHackathon 2009 schedule

BioHackathon 2009 will be taken place during 2009/3/15-21 in Tokyo and Okinawa, Japan.

See also  Google Maps for the BioHackathon 2009 (updated!)

Out line

  • 3/15 Reception at DBCLS, Yayoi campus, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
  • 3/16 Symposium at Takeda hall, Yayoi campus, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
  • 3/17-20 Hackathon at Seaside house, OIST, Okinawa

3/15 (Sun)

International flights to Tokyo actually arrives at Narita in Chiba prefecture (>50km away from Tokyo).

Then you need to take a train to Tokyo. We can recommend  Keisei line to the  Ueno terminal.

62min by  Keisei Skyliner express (1,920 JPY including express seat charge) or 76min by  Keisei rapid limited express (1,000 JPY).

Your hotel in Tokyo is located near the Ueno station (5min walk). You can also enjoy museums and a zoo around the Ueno park area.

Take a taxi or about 1.5km walk from your hotel to the DBCLS (Call 03-5841-6754 or 080-1113-4719 if you have any difficulty).

  • 18:00-20:00 Reception at  DBCLS (5F)

Probably we are ready by 17:00 and you are welcome to visit us earlier. We will provide light meals and some drinks.

3/16 (Mon)

We will have a public symposium in the morning. Check-out your hotel and BRING ALL YOUR BAGGAGES with you.

Talks are 15min each followed by 5min buffer.

After taking a group photo, we will take buses to the Haneda airport. You will have some free time for lunch at the airport.

  • Flight from Tokyo-Haneda airport to Okinawa-Naha airport
    • ANA 131: HND 15:30 - 18:15 OKA

Dinner at the restaurant near to the Naha airport (buffet style). Then take a 1 hour trip by bus for the Rizzan hotel/OIST guest rooms.

  • Transport from Naha airport to Hotel/OIST

3/17 - 3/20

We will have parallel sessions mainly focused on:

  • Software development (hack, hack, hack)
  • Use case driven hands-on seminar (try and record)

and ad-hoc satellite meetings to accelerate collaboration between the above two groups.

Time 3/17 (Tue) 3/18 (Wed) 3/19 (Thu) 3/20 (Fri)
8:00 breakfast breakfast breakfast breakfast
9:00 hack, hack, hack hack, hack, hack hack, hack, hack hack, hack, hack
12:00 lunch lunch lunch lunch
13:00 hack, hack, hack excursion hack, hack, hack summarize
17:00 progress report excursion progress report overall presentation
18:00 dinner dinner dinner dinner
20:00 hack, hack, hack hack, hack, hack hack, hack, hack closing remarks

3/21 (Sat)

  • Departure from Naha airport (taking flight for appropriate destination)
  • Flight from Okinawa-Naha airport to Tokyo-Narita
    • ANA 2158: OKA 12:15 - 14:40 NRT