Technical and Social Programs

November 13th, evening : Storyteller of The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

Local Japanese people who were affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident tell you what happened and what local people thought. English translation is available.

Storyteller :
  Dr. Tomoyoshi Oikawa
  Director of Minamisouma City Hospital

November 14th, afternoon: Visit to JAEA Naraha Center for Remote Control Technology Development (NARREC)

Naraha Center for Remote Control Technology Development (NARREC) of Japan Atomic Energy Agency(JAEA) was established as a development and demonstration facility for the decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident. Additional registration and screening will be required for nuclear security.

November 15th, afternoon: Visit to Fukushima Robot Test Field

 Fukushima Robot Test Field(RTF) was opened in 2020 as one of the largest research and development base in the world for field robotics of ground, maritime, underwater and aerial. Experimental evaluation and operation training of the field robots for logistic, infrastructure inspection and large-scale disaster can be carried with realistic mock-ups. From J-village of SSRR2023 venue to RTF, the charter buses will go along Route 6 where the nearest point of Route 6 is 2km apart from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. After RTF visit, the charter buses will bring you to JR SENDAI station.

Estimated time of arrival at Sendai Station after Fukushima Robot Test
Field visit on November 15th is 18:30.
Note that the last train from Sendai to Tokyo is Yamabiko-74
(SINKAN-SEN), Sendai 21:48 -> Tokyo 23:44.