While you're in Akita at the PanSIG 2017 conference, take some time to enjoy the area!
Akita City Travel Guide Yu La La (English)
Yu La La Digest is your guide to the sights in Akita City. It is a compact summary of places of interest, leisure spots, and convenient information.
Akita Convention & Visitors Bureau (English page available)
Located on the 1st floor of E-Hotel Akita, 2-2-12 Omachi, Akita City (tel: 018-824-0400). Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Akita Travel Guide (English)
From the WikiVoyage site. Information about climate, getting there and getting around, ten sightseeing spots, shopping and restaurant guide, and hotel information.
Akita City Tourist Board Information Center
Located inside Akita Station (in front of the Akita Shinkansen ticket gate), the Akita City Tourist Board Information Center includes a search terminal with comprehensive bus information. Open 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.