The 16th Biennial Footwear Biomechanics Symposium will take place in Osaka, Japan, July 26 – 28, 2023.

The conference will be held at the Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences

For details of place, please check “Venue Maps” in the program booklet.

Access to the Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences

From main terminal stations in Osaka City, Osaka(Umeda), Namba, Tennoji Stations: Within 30 min.
From Kobe(Sannomiya), Kyoto, Nara Stations: About 60 min.
From the nearest station, Cosmosquare Station: 1-min. walk


Hyatt Regency Osaka ~ Banquet Venue ~ 


[Special rate for FBS2023 participants: approx. 70 rooms / per day]

Reservation Deadline: 30-Jun-2023

Available dates for hotel reservations are July 25th through July 28th for 4 nights.

Please make a room reservation for Hyatt Regency Osaka directly from the special website of the hotel in the registration site. Accommodation fees should be paid directly to the hotel.

*Hyatt Regency Osaka will be renamed Grand Prince Hotel (tentative name) from July 1.


Quintessa Hotel Osaka Bay


[Special rate for FBS2023 participants: approx. 40 rooms / per day]

Now fully reserved. 

You can make a reservation at Quintessa Hotel Osaka Bay from the registration site. For more information, please register first and click the “Accommodation” button on your “My Page”.


Access to the ISB2023

The ISB/JSB congress will be held in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan, 30th July  to 3rd August in 2023.


Access from Osaka to Hakata


Visa Information

We, FBS2023 organizing committee, will support visa acquisition from overseas participants.  

Information about visa application procedures and entering Japan is subject to change depending on the status of COVID-19 infection in Japan.  

Please be sure to check the website of the Japanese Embassy or Consulate-General in your area of residence, Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare,  and Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan for the latest information before applying.  

COVID-19: Current Japanese Border Measures 
Measures for Resuming Cross-Border Travel  
Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID‐19) 
Information on the Novel Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19)  
Vaccine Certificate for Quarantine 

Useful Links

The Official Osaka Travel Guide- OSAKA INFO

The Official Guide for Traveling Japan- Travel Japan