Pre-Conference Tour: Walking Tour of Rikugien Garden

The Aging & Society Conference is pleased to offer the following tour of Rikugien Garden.


All participants and attendees are welcome to join an informal walking tour of a traditional Japanese garden, the Rikugien.

The garden was created in 1702 for Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, a feudal lord (daimyō) who served as an official in the Tokugawa government.

More information about the Rikugien can be found here.

Enjoy a visit to an island of tranquility in the midst of bustling Tokyo.

Tour Information

Date: Monday, 17 November 2018
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Meeting Point: Komagome Station, North Exit (map here)
Cost: $10.00 USD (includes entrance fee, snack, and drink)
Deadline: 17 August 2018

Booking: You may reserve a spot for dinner upon registration. If you've already registered for the conference, please contact us to secure your reservation.

Welcome Reception

Common Ground Research Networks and the Aging & Society Conference will be hosting a welcome reception at the Sky Hall of the conference venue, Toyo University, just after the last session of the first day. All delegates are welcome to attend and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with and get to know your fellow international delegates.

Date: Tuesday, 18 September
Time: Directly following the last session of the day
Location: Sky Hall at Toyo University
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates