Expo Overview

Aim of the Expo

To contribute to realization of a sustainable society by generating and disseminating smart cities from Keihanna, Kyoto, through the worldwide interregional interaction and business and technology network formed in collaboration with the Smart City Expo World Congress of Barcelona, Spain.


Title Keihanna Autumn Fair 2018
Kyoto Smart City Expo 2018
Main Theme Regions and industries to create a sustainable and liveable future
− Creating a “meta-comfort” smart society –
Date Oct. 4 [Thu] Oct. 5 [Fri]
Time 10:00am – 5:00pm 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Keihanna Open Innovation Center @Kyoto (KICK)
  • International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS)
  • Research Institutes of Keihanna
  • Keihanna Open Innovation Center @Kyoto (KICK)
  • Research Institutes of Keihanna
  • Corporate/Group Exhibitions
  • Business Seminars
  • Business Meetings
  • Smart City Seminar
  • Keihanna Lab Trip (Observation of Research Institutes in Keihanna)
  • Reception (IIIAS)
Admission Fee Free
Organizer The Organizing Committee of KYOTO SMART CITY EXPO

Administrative Office of Kyoto Smart City Expo 2018
1 Nishinokyo Tokudaijicho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8445
(c/o Shimadzu Advertising & Communications Co., Ltd.)
phone+81-(0)75-823-1109  print+81-(0)75-823-3659



We are planning pre-events that will be useful for business matching during the event, such as ExpoExhibition PR and presentations etc.

Date Sept. 3 [Mon] Sept. 20 [Thu]
Time 1:00pm – 6:30pm 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue RIHGA ROYAL HOTEL KYOTO International Science Innovation Building, Kyoto University
  • Keynote speech
  • Presentations introducing needs from company
  • Business exhibition
  • Networking meetings

Concurrent Event

Exhibition Keihanna e2 Future Square Tour
Date Oct. 4 [Thu] 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Oct. 5 [Fri] 10:00am – 5:00pm
Oct. 5 [Fri] 11:00am – 4:00pm (TBD)
Venue KEIHANNA PLAZA Interaction Wing “Event Hall” and “Atrium” KEIHANNA PLAZA Laboratory Wing Level 11
Organizer Public Foundation of Kansai Research Institute
Co-organizer Keihanna Interaction Plaza Incorporated