The 71st Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology


To all participants

1. Dates and Venue

  • •  Dates:
    April 12 (Fri.) to 14 (Sun.), 2019
    *We have only Japanese Session on April 11 (Thu.).
  • •  Venue:
    Nagoya Congress Center
    1-1 Atsuta-nishimachi, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456-0036, Japan
    Tel:+81-52-683-7711 Fax:+81-52-683-7777


2. Registration Fee

  • On-site Registration:3,000 JPY (Cash/Credit card)
    Foreign participants who qualify for International Session do not need to be a member of the JSOG, but are required to pay 3,000 JPY/person as the registration fee at the Registration Desk.
    Please note that we accept Japanese cash and credit card (Visa, Master, JCB, Diners, American Express).
    Registration desk is open as follows:
Venue April 11 (Thu.) April 12 (Fri.) April 13 (Sat.) April 14 (Sun.)
Nagoya Congress Center
(Atrium, Bldg.1, 1F)
8:00 - 17:30 7:30 - 18:30 7:30 - 18:30 7:30 - 15:00
  • The registration fee covers admission to all scientific sessions, exhibition and meeting publications.
  • Free Lunch Tickets for luncheon seminars will be provided at the Luncheon Seminar Ticket Desk (Machine) from the time that registration starts on each day during the Congress. Please note that the Ticket will be provided on a first come first served basis and the Ticket Desk (Machine) will close when the full number of tickets has been issued.
Venue April 11 (Thu.) April 12 (Fri.) April 13 (Sat.) April 14 (Sun.)
Nagoya Congress Center
8:00 - 12:00 7:30 - 11:30 7:30 - 11:40 7:30 - 11:30
  • *Simultaneous translations are available at luncheon seminar 4 (Fri.), 18 (Sat.), 20 (Sat.), 28 (Sun.), 30 (Sun.)


3. Scientific Program of English Presentation

*The Official Language of the following sessions is English.

  • 1) Overseas Invited Lecture (1-5)
  • 2) AOFOG Symposium
  • 3) Joint Conference JSOG-DGGG
  • 4) International Workshop for Junior Fellows (IWJF)
  • 5) JSOG Congress Award Candidate
  • 6) International Session Workshop
  • 7) International Session Poster
  • 8) Luncheon Seminar 9


4. Simultaneous Translation

Simultaneous translations will take place in the following sessions (Japanese to English).
Participants are welcome to attend the following sessions.

Presidential Lecture 10:10 - 10:40, April 13 (Sat.), Room 1
Special Lecture 10:40 - 11:10, April 13 (Sat.), Room 1
Invited Lecture 11:10 - 12:00, April 13 (Sat.), Room 1
Symposium 1 (Oncology)*
"Elucidating the mechanism of gynecologic cancer development and progression based on genome research"
13:20 - 16:20, April 12 (Fri.), Room 1
Symposium 2 (Reproduction, Endocrinology
and Women's Healthcare)*
"Preconception care for improved reproductive and pregnancy-related outcomes"
13:30 - 16:30, April 13 (Sat.), Room 1
Award Candidates 16:30 - 17:10, April 12 (Fri.), Room 1
Luncheon Seminar 4 12:00 - 13:00, April 12 (Fri.), Room 1
Luncheon Seminar 18 12:10 - 13:10, April 13 (Sat.), Room 3
Luncheon Seminar 20 12:10 - 13:10, April 13 (Sat.), Room 5
Luncheon Seminar 28 12:00 - 13:00, April 14 (Sun.), Room 1
Luncheon Seminar 30 12:00 - 13:00, April 14 (Sun.), Room 3

*Participants are welcome to make a question in English at the Question-and-answer session in both Symposium 1 and 2.


5. Banquet/JSOG Congress Award Ceremony

  • Date and Time:19:00 - 20:30, April 12 (Fri.)
  • Venue:Room3+4 (Shirotori Hall, Bldg.4, 1F, Nagoya Congress Center)
  • Dress code:Business attire (A buffet style dinner will be served.)

*Participants may attend the Banquet with free of charge.


6. Inquiry about travel arrangement, the congress and Visa

  • 1) Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangement. If there are any questions regarding travel arrangements, please contact our official travel agency, JTB Business Network.
  • if you need to reserve your accommodations, please refer to this page.
  • We have a Travel Desk (Atrium, Bldg.1, 2F, Nagoya Congress Center) during the congress.
  • 2) If there are any questions regarding the congress and its scientific program, please contact the Congress Secretariat.
  • 3) Visa may be necessary for citizens of certain countries to enter Japan. Please refer to your local embassy or travel agency.


7. Correspondence

  • Secretariat of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG)
    Tokyo Tatemono Kyobashi Building 4F, 3-6-18, Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031, Japan
  • Congress Secretariat of the 71st Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG2019)
    c/o Congress Corporation
    Kohsai-kaikan Bldg. 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 102-8481, Japan
    *During the Congress
    Room: Conference room 438, Bldg.4, 3F, Nagoya Congress Center
    Tel: +81-52‐682‐9081 (9:00, Wednesday, April 10 - 19:00, Sunday, April 14)
  • Official Travel Agency:JTB Business Network Inc. Chubu MICE Center
    The 71st Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Desk
    Global Gate 8F, 4-60-12, Hiraikecho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 453-6106, Japan


8. General Information about Japan

  • Passport & Visa
    To visit Japan, visitors must have a valid passport. A visa is required for citizens of countries that do not have visa exemption agreements with Japan. Please contact your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate for visa requirements.
  • Duty Free Imports
    Personal effects and professional equipment can be brought into Japan duty free as long as the items and quantities are deemed reasonable by the customs officer. Visitors can also bring in 400 cigarettes, 500g of tobacco or 100 cigars;3 bottles of alcoholic beverages;2oz of perfume;and gifts and souvenirs with a total market price of less than 200,000 yen or equivalent.
    There is no allowance for tobacco or alcoholic beverages for persons aged 19 years or younger.
    Firearms and other types of weapons and narcotics are strictly prohibited.
  • Insurance
    The organizer accepts no responsibility for accidents that might occur. Delegates are encouraged to purchase travel insurance before leaving their home countries. Insurance plans typically cover accidental loss of belongings, medical costs in case of injury or illness, and other risks of international travel.
  • Climate
    The temperature in Nagoya during the period of the Congress ranges between 10℃ and 20℃.
  • Currency Exchange
    Only Japanese yen (¥) is acceptable at regular stores and restaurants. Certain foreign currencies may be accepted at a limited number of hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. You can buy yen at foreign exchange banks on presentation of your passport.
  • Credit Cards
    VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club, and American Express are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops, restaurants and nightclubs.
  • Tipping
    In Japan, tips are not necessary anywhere, even at hotels and restaurants.
  • Electricity
    Electric current is uniformly 100 volts AC throughout Japan. However, electricity is provided at either 50 or 60 Hz, depending on location:50 Hz in eastern Japan (including Tokyo) and 60 Hz in western Japan (including Nagoya).
    Leading hotels in major cities often provide two types of electrical outlets (100 volts and 220 volts), but their sockets usually accept only two pronged plugs.


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