General Information for Participants

General Information for Participants


1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, JAPAN
TEL: +81-45-228-6444 FAX: +81-45-228-6445

Official Dates

Aug 3 (Wed.) - 4 (Thu.), 2011


  • Information and Registration desks are located at Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. Please register and receive your nametag at the registration desk.
  • With your name tag you will receive a ticket for a Congress Bag. Please bring your ticket to the Congress Bag exchange area at Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA to receive your Congress Bag.
  • All congress registrants are required to wear their name tag in order to enter the sessions and exhibition. Name tags cannot be re-issued either during or after the meeting.

Registration Desk Hours

August 2 (Thu.) 16:00 - 21:00 Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
August 3 (Wed.) 7:00 - 18:50
August 4 (Thu.) 6:45- 18:00

Registration Fee

on site
Hand out
Participant from overseas JPY 3,000 - Program
Exchange student in Japan JPY 3,000 Certificate* Program

*A certificate is required for exchange students. The certificate can be downloaded from here. Please fill in the forms and submit them at the registration desk.

Official Language

English is the official language for the Mikamo Lecture, Plenary Sessions (1 and 2), Symposia (4, 8, and 13-15), Featured Research Sessions, Satoh Memorial Award Lecture, Oral Presentations (English).

Simultaneous Interpretation

Simultaneous interpretation is not available for JCS 2011 summer meeting.

Pre-Seminar, Breakfast Seminar, Luncheon Seminar and Fireside Seminar

The ticket for the seminars will be provided at the seminar reception desk except Pre-Seminar and Breakfast Seminar.

Date Luncheon Seminar Fireside Seminar
  • Lobby, 2nd Floor, Conference Center 
  • Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
August 3 (Wed.) 7:00 - 11:20 7:00 - 18:30
August 4 (Thu.) 6:45 - 11:10 -

Exhibition of Equipment

Date Time Place
August 3 (Wed.) 8:30 - 18:00 Exhibition Hall C, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
August 4 (Thu.) 8:30 - 18:00

Message Board

Please feel free to use the member's message board at the general information booth in the venue, if necessary.

Photocopying and Fax

Photocopying and fax services will be available at the Business Center on the 1st Floor, Conference Center, and 2nd Floor, Exhibition Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.

Internet Corner

An Internet Corner is located at the Exhibition Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.

Wireless LAN

Wireless LAN is provided at the Exhibition Hall and the Conference Center, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. Your PC must be wireless LAN-enabled. For details, please refer to the instructions located in Room 211.

Travel Desk

The Travel Desk is located on Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.

No Smoking

The Japanese Circulation Society has a smoke-free policy. Smoking is prohibited anywhere inside the venue and/or the premises.

First Aid Room

A First Aid Room is located on the 1st Floor, Conference Center, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. For details, please ask Headquarters at the 2nd Floor, the Conference Center, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. (Room 211)


If you need parking, please use the toll parking lots near the congress venue.

Lost and Found

Found items will be handed over to the Information Desk at Marine Lobby, 1st Floor, National Convention Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.


Please address all inquiries concerning the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society to the following:

Before and After the Meeting

Congress Chairperson's Office
Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582
TEL: +81-3-5363-3791   FAX: +81-3-3353-2502   E-mail:

During the Meeting (August 3-4, 2011)

Headquarters on the 2nd Floor, Conference Center, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA. (Room 211)
TEL: +81-45-228-6444   FAX: +81-45-228-6445

Technical Secretariat

c/o Congress Corporation
Kohsai-kaikan Bldg., 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8481
TEL: +81-3-5215-6956   FAX: +81-3-5216-5552   E-mail:

Guideline for Oral Presentations

For Chairpersons

  • Please take the chairperson's standby seat at least 20 minutes before the beginning of your session.
  • Chairpersons are asked to remain within the time allotted for the session and each presentation.
  • During the Q&A period, please ask people with questions and/or comments to stand in line by the microphone in advance.
  • Each presentation in the Featured Research Session and Oral Presentation should be completed within 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and answers) Detailed information about other sessions will be announced before the meeting.
  • Keynote Lectures in the Featured Research Session are to be kept within 20 minutes including questions and answers.

For Oral Presenters

  • Oral Presentations can only be made with Windows PCs (Single screen only). Slide projectors are not available.
  • If your presentation file is made using Macintosh or Windows 7, please bring your own PC.
  • Please visit the Speaker Ready Room in the facility where you will be presenting, no later than one hour prior to your presentation in order to preview and submit your presentation in time.
  • If your presentation pertains to a project performed jointly with, or is supported by the private sector, please disclose this on screen.

File Management

  • Presentation files must be in Windows PowerPoint 2003 or 2007.
  • To avoid display problems with your presentation, use only standard OS fonts such as Times New Roman, Arial, Arial Black, Arial Narrow, Century, Century Gothic, Courier, Courier New, or Georgia
  • The projection screen for your session has XGA resolution (1024 x 768 pixels).
  • The title of your presentation file should be "your presentation code + your name.ppt". (e.g.: OE-001 John Smith.ppt).
  • There is no limit on the size of your presentation file. However, if the size of your presentation file exceeds 300MB, please bring your own PC.
  • You can use audio or video in your presentation. If you use video in your presentation, we recommend you bring your own PC. We also recommend any video data to be in AVI or MPEG format which can be played on Windows Media Player 9.
  • All data files should be in one folder, including any reference files such as video images.

Speaker Ready Room

  • Please register your presentation data only at the facility where you will be delivering your presentation at the Speaker Ready Room.


Speaker Ready Room 1 1st Floor, Conference Center

Data Registration Desk Hours

August 3 (Wed.) 7:00 - 18:00 1st Floor, Conference Center, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
August 4 (Thu.) 6:45 - 18:00
  • Presentations can only be given using data stored on a USB flash memory drive or CD-R.
  • To avoid the possible spread of computer viruses, always scan your presentation files beforehand with updated anti-virus software.
  • After saving your presentation file on the appropriate medium, do a test run on another PC to make sure it works normally.
  • Any copies of your presentation data which the secretariat has received will be deleted after the meeting.
  • If you have any inquiries on the above, please contact the Technical Secretariat (at Congress Corporation).
    c/o Congress Corporation
    TEL: +81-3-5215-6956   FAX: +81-3-5216-5552   E-mail: