Social Program

Welcome Reception

The Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception will take place on Pre Congress Day at the Keio Plaza Hotel, in the“Concord” room. Being held at the main venue, it will be a convenient location for all attendees, and will be a great occasion to reunite with colleagues and peers. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Wednesday 10 May 2023, 18.20-20.20

Venue: Keio Plaza Hotel

Rooms: Room B (Eminence Hall), Room C (Nishiki) and Room D (Ohgi) and their lobbies

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Social Gathering Gala Dinner

The Social Gathering on Day 2 will be held in the Concord Room at the main venue. To encourage delegates to communicate with each other actively and provide the opportunity for networking while indulging in Japanese culture, Japanese traditional festival style called “En-nichi” will be arranged. Delegates can enjoy rows of stalls of local Japanese food. At the end of the gathering, delegates will be cordially invited to join the circle of “Bon-Odori” (bon dancing).

Date: Thursday 11 May 2023, 19.50-21.50

Venue: Keio Plaza Hotel,

Rooms: Room A (Concord Ballroom) and Room B (Eminence Hall)

Young Investigator Collegiality Event

The Young Investigator Collegiality  Event will be held in a relaxing atmosphere at the Cé La Vi TOKYO venue.

Number of participants is limited. 
Style: Semi-stand-up
Food: Asian (Vegetarian and Halal food will be provided)

The building is right in front of Shibuya station, which is around 6 min. away from Shinjuku Station by train.

Venue: CÉ LA VI TOKYO, Tokyu Plaza Shibuya 18th floor, 1-2-3 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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Date: Friday 12 May 2023, 19.50-21.50

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President’s Dinner

Happo-en is the former residence of a Samurai with beautiful Japanese garden, located in Shirokane area, which is 20min. away from Shinjuku. The President’s Dinner is an invitation only event for guest speakers, committees and Board members of organising societies.

Date: Friday 12 May 2023

By invitation only

Venue: Happo-en