IUMS 2011 SapporoIUMS 2011 Sapporo

Supported by
METI -Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research (CNIHR)
The 30th World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance is included in your Congress Bag.

The IUMS 2011 Congress Organizers will not be liable for personal injury or safety of any participant, or loss or damage of private property of the registered participants during the congress.

The Secretariat is located behind the Registration area, on the 1st floor of Sapporo Convention Center.

Registration Desk
The Registration Desk is located near the main entrance, on the 1st floor of Sapporo Convention Center.
Open Hours:
Date Time
 5 September 14:00 - 18:00
 6-10 September 7:30 - 16:30
 11 September 9:00 - 18:00
 12-16 September 8:00 - 16:00

The Exhibition is situated in the Entrance Hall and Main Hall C on the 1st floor of Sapporo Convention Center and will be open as follows;
BAM & Mycology Virology
Date Time
6 September 10:00 - 17:00
7 September 10:00 - 17:00
8 September 10:00 - 17:00
9 September 10:00 - 15:00
Date Time
12 September 10:00 - 17:00
13 September 10:00 - 17:00
14 September 10:00 - 17:00
15 September 10:00 - 17:00
16 September 10:00 - 15:00

The Poster Rooms are located;
BAM & Mycology
Poster Room A: Main Hall C, 1st floor, Sapporo Convention Center
Poster Room B: Gymnastic Room 2nd floor, Sapporo Business Innovation Center
Poster Room A: Main Hall C, 1st floor, Sapporo Convention Center
Poster Room B: 107/108, 1st floor, Sapporo Convention Center

Poster Session & Poster Discussion
BAM & Mycology
Session Discussion
Poster 1 6 September 10:00 - 18:00 6 September 15:30 - 16:00
Poster 2 7 September 9:00 - 18:00 7 September 16:00 - 16:30
Poster 3 8 September 9:00 - 18:00 8 September 16:00 - 16:30
Poster 4 9 September 9:00 - 18:00 9 September 16:00 - 16:30
Poster 5 10 September 9:00 - 17:30 10 September 14:00 - 14:30
Session Discussion
Poster 1 12 - 14 September 9:00 - 18:00 13 September 10:15 - 11:15
Poster 2 15 - 16 September 9:00 - 18:00 15 September 10:15 - 11:15

PC Preview Desk
Speakers in Sapporo Convention Center are required to upload their presentation at the PC Preview Desk at least 1 hour before the start of the presentation.
PC Preview Desk: Lounge in front of Conference Hall, 1st floor, Sapporo Convention Center
Open Hours:
7:30 - 18:00   *On 10 and 16 September, the PC Preview Desks will close at 16:00.
Speakers in Sapporo Business Innovation Center are requested to bring your presentation data directly to the AV area located in the front of your session room.

Internet Lounge
Internet connection is available free of charge in the Entrance Hall at Sapporo Convention Center and in the Lounge, 2nd floor, Industrial Development Building at Sapporo Business Innovation Center.
Please note that printers or equipment other than internet connection are not available. You may use your own PC to access the Internet.

Lost and Found
Items found will be consigned to the General Inquiries Desk next to the Registration Desk on the 1st floor at Sapporo Convention Center. For assistance in locating lost property, please contact General Inquiries.

Messages may be left and picked up at the General Inquiries next to Registration Desk.

Name Badge
Congress participants are requested to wear their name badges at all times for identification purposes and admission to the scientific and social programs. Should you lose your badge, you may ask for a replacement at the General Inquiries Desk. Please note that you must present identification cards.

Official Language
The official language of the conference is English.
No translations will be provided except the Outreach Program.

Congress Venue
Sapporo Convention Center
1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Japan 003-0006
Sapporo Business Innovation Center
1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 5-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Japan 003-0005
Sapporo's newly built Sapporo Convention Center comes fully equipped with the latest in services and technology, well able to support a variety of conventions in this city so richly blessed by the beauty of the four seasons.
The design of the convention space was people-centered, based on the concept of People Resonating with Understanding.

Access from the closest station (Higashi-Sapporo Subway Station, Tozai Line)
Visitors traveling by subway from Sapporo Station or from the Odori area: about 23 minutes from Sapporo Subway Station: about 21 minutes from Odori Subway Station
From Sapporo Subway Station, take the Nanboku Line to Odori Station. Change to the subway Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit out of Exit 1, and head to your right. Turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Hokkaido Energetic car park), and head straight along the road. You will find the Sapporo Convention Center in front of you within an 8-min. walk.
Visitors traveling via subway from the Shin-Sapporo area
About 21 minutes from Shin-Sapporo From Shin-Sapporo Subway Station, take the Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit out of Exit 2, and head to your left. Cross the street at the second traffic light (look for the large Nippon Express billboard), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Center in front of you within an 8-min. walk.

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