NIBS2010 will be held in Hida Earth Wisdom Center, Takayama, Japan
 Takayama is located in a mountain area, called Hida-Takayama area, 150 km north from Nagoya, and a historical city preserving the feeling of a castle town, apparent by its history-filled streets. With traditional Japanese houses, temples and shrines, the town itself could be called a sightseeing spot. In Hida-Takayama area there are several hot springs. The world heritage Shirakawa-Go village, which is famous for traditional mountain farming villages of sloped-roof thatched houses, is within a half day-trip from Takayama.