c/o Convex Inc.
Ichijoji Bldg.,
2-3-22 Azabudai, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-0041 Japan
Monday, May 11 - Thursday, May 14, 2009
Monday, May 11: Registration, Opening Ceremony, & Welcome Reception

1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan

Masao Matsutani, M.D., D.M.Sci.
Saitama International Medical Center & Comprehensive Cancer Center
Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan

Vice President
Susan M. Chang, M.D. (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
Kyung Gi Cho (Azou University, Korea)
Michael Weller (University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland)

  Registration Desk
  The Registration Desk is located on the 2nd floor of the PACIFICO YOKOHAMA.
The Registration Desk will open at the following times:
    May 10 (Sun) 15:00-18:00
    May 11 (Mon) 10:00-21:00
    May 12 (Tue) 07:30-18:00
    May 13 (Wed) 07:30-18:30
    May 14 (Thu) 07:30-18:00
  Travel Desk
  The Travel Desk will be located next to the Registration Desk to assist you with any transportation questions you might have. Also, if you are interested in sightseeing information, changing flight departure dates or general travel information, please direct your inquiries to the Travel Desk.
  Name Tags
  For security purposes, please wear your Name Tag at all times.
Accompanying persons will not be allowed into the Scientific Sessions.
  Internet Access
  Internet access is available during this meeting. It is located on the 3rd floor in the lobby and Exhibition areas.
  Safety and Security
  Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside session. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
  May 11 (Mon)
  ASNO Business Meeting
  Time: 13:00-14:00
  Opening Ceremony
  Date: May 11 (Mon)
  Venue: 1F, Main Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
  Fee: Free
  Charity Concert
  Date: May 11 (Mon)
  Time: 18:30 - 20:00
  Venue: 1F, Main Hall, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
  Fee: ¥2,000 (Free seating)
  Welcome Reception
  Date: May 11 (Mon)
  Time: 20:00 -
  Venue: 3F, Lounge, PACIFICO YOKOHAMA
  Fee: Free (included in the registration fee)

  Special note: The proceeds from the concert will be donated to Children's Cancer Association of Japan (CCAJ) and to Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) in the USA.
  Meeting Dinner
  Date: May 12 (Tue)
  Time: 19:00 - 21:00
  Venue: 3F, Ball Room, InterContinental Hotel Yokohama Grand
  Fee: Free
  Date: May 13 (Wed)
  Time: 19:00 - 21:00
  Venue: B2, Ball Room, Pan Pacific Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu
  Menu: French cuisine (macrobiotic food carefully selected ingredients by Grand Chef Toshinori Sogabe)
  Fee: ¥10,000
The official language of the Meeting is English

Trade Exhibition
An exhibition by medical companies and bookshops will take place within the framework of the meeting. Participants will be encouraged to visit and interact with exhibitors, especially during breaks and poster viewing time.

The weather in Yokohama in May can be pleasant, and for the most part sun will shine. Temperature in May ranges between 15-22 Degrees Centigrade (59-72 Degrees Fahrenheit).

Meeting Secretariat
c/o Convex Inc.
Ichijoji Bldg., 2-3-22 Azabudai, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-0041, Japan
Tel: +81-3-3589-4422
Fax: +81-3-3589-3974
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