date:17-20, Sep. 2013  Place:Osaka,Japan


Plenary Talks

CAMS2013 is proud to announce the following Plenary Speakers:

Mandar Chitre
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title: "Bioinspired Algorithms for Distributed Control in Small Teams of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles"

Tamaki Ura
Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Title: "Observation of Deep Sea Floor by Autonomous Underwater Vehicles"

Masahiro Kishimoto
Director of EEDI Project Team, National Maritime Research Institute, Japan

Title: "Green ship technology in Japan"

Chengi Kuo
University of Strathclyde, UK

Title: "Safety Management in the Application of Maritime Control Systems"

Tristan Perez
The University of Newcastle, Australia

Title: "Energy-based Control of Marine Vehicle Dynamics"

Yutaka Masuyama
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

Title: "Sea Trial and Numerical Simulation of Maneuvering of "Naniwa-maru", A Full-scale Reconstruction of Sailing Trader of Japanese Heritage"

Full Program

Download full program in pdf (485KB)

Chairmen are subject to be changed.

Social Program

We prepare some attractive activities!

Banquet attraction

Japanese harp: Hiroko DOI

Tsugaru-Shamisen: Akemi SHIRAKAWA & Kenji AZUMA

Piano: Reiko KIKUCHI

Shakuhachi(bamboo flute): Kakuzan HINATA & Kiyoshi INOUE

Tour attraction

Nakanoshima Center >>>>> Osaka Castle >>>>> Dohtonbori >>>>> Osaka Port >>>>> Night Cruise by Santa Maria


Santa Maria, a sea-faring sight-seeing ship cruising the Osaka Bay, the Water Capital. The ship is a motif, built two times larger than and modeled after the ship on which Columbus journeyed to the American Continent. Enjoy the voyage to the fullest measure while viewing magnificent scenic spots of Osaka Bay.

Conference Venue

Osaka University Nakanoshima Center
Access to the Center
Please use the following public transportation facilities

・JR loop line "Fukushima Station" (About 12 min on foot)
・JR Tozai Line "Shin Fukushima Station" (About 9 min on foot)
・Hanshin train "Fukushima Station" (About 9 min on foot)
・Keihan Nakanoshima Line "Nakanoshima Station" (About 5 min on foot)
・Osaka subway Yotsubashi line "Higobashi Station" (About 10 min on foot)
・Osaka subway Midosuji line "Yodoyabashi Station" (About 16 min on foot)
Please use the following line from Osaka Station Bus Terminal
・Line 53 (for FUNATSUBASHI)・・・・ drop off at “NAKANOSHIMA 4-CHOME”
・Line 75 (for TSURUMACHI 4-CHOME)・・・・ drop off at “TAMINOBASHI”
It takes about 15 min from Osaka Station, but delays due to traffic congestion are common
From Yodoyabashi Stastion Hokko Bus stop
Nakanoshima Loop-bus "furara"....drop off at "OSAKA DAIGAKU NAKANOSHIMA CENTER MAE"
It takes about 5min from Yodoyabashi Station
Osaka University Nakanoshima Center (1.53MB)

From JR Osaka Station
10 minutes using the free shuttle bus or a taxi, approximately 1,000 yen.

From Kyoto
Use the Keihan Line from Gion-Shijo station to Nakanoshima station, about 60 minutes.

From Kansai International Airport
Use the JR airport rapid service to Osaka station, about 65 minutes
Alternatively, board the Osaka-bound bun from bus terminal number five on the first floor of the airport. Get off at Herbis Osaka, then take a taxi or the free shuttle bus from JR Osaka station as above.
You can also catch a taxi. The ride is approximately 60 minutes and costs about 18,000 yen.

Transportation: From the world to Osaka