The Asia Cohort Consortium

ACC Meetings

September 2018, General Membership Meeting in Nagoya, Japan

Please join us in Nagoya for the Asia Cohort Consortium General Membership Meeting on September 4 and 5, 2018.

Meeting Overview:

 The purpose of this meeting is to update members on ACC developments, including cohort progress and cross-cohort activities, and discuss advances in the field which further the ACC mission.

 

Meeting Details:

 Date and Time;

Sep.4    9:00-12:00   Excecutive Committee Meeting  (only EC members)

             14:00-17:30  General Membership Meeting

Sep.5    9:00-12:30    General Membership Meeting

            13:30-15:30    Working Group Meeting (TBD) 

Venue;

Aichi Cancer Center  International Conference Hall

1-1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku Nagoya 464-8681, Japan

http://www.pref.aichi.jp/cancer-center/english/cc/access.html

 

Registration:

 Please click here and fill out the online registration form by August 20, 2018.

Anyone who is interested in the ACC meeting and its projects is welcome to attend. 

 

Meeting Program:New Contents

 Please note that this agenda is not the final version. We expect to update it accordingly as new information and fixes are available. Please check the most updated version when you come to the meeting.

Time

Topic

Presenter

SEP.4    

9:00-12:00

Executive Committee meeting

Executive Committee

13:30-14:00

Registration

 

14:00-14:15

Welcome Message

Introduction & opening remarks

Takashi Takahashi

Keitaro Matshuo

14:15-14:45

 Cohort Updates

Cohort PIs

14:45-:15:00

 Update of the ACC Coordinating Center

Manami Inoue, Eiko Saito,

Md. Shafiur Rahman

15:00-15:40

Early-life and young adult exposures and cancer – opportunities for research

Funding Opportunities for Investigator-Initiated NIH Grants (Including Foreign Applications) 

Somdat Mahabir

15:40-16:00

Coffee break

 

16:00-17:15

Progress in ACC research

 

 16:00-16:10

 Tea and coffee drinking and lung cancer risk

Xiao-Ou Shu

 16:15-16:25

 Update of the smoking and diabetes projects

Wei Zheng

 16:30-16:40

 Diabetes mellitus and gastric cancer incidence among Asian populations

Minkyo Song

 16:45-17:15

 Outdoor air pollution and non-communicable diseases

George Downward

17:15-17:30

Discussion and announcement

 

 

 

 

SEP.5    

8:30-9:00

Registration

 

9:00-10:05

Progress in ACC research

 

 9:00-9:10

 BMI and risk of biliary tract cancer in Asian populations

Isao Oze

 9:15-9:25 

 BMI, smoking, alcohol drinking and multiple myeloma risk

Tomotaka Ugai

 9:30-9:40

 Association between BMI and colorectal cancer mortality and incidence

Hung Luu, Xiao-ou Shu

 9:45-10:05

 Family history and risk of colorectal cancer for the Asian population

 Family history and mortality of colorectal cancer for the Asian population

Lin Zhang

10:10-10:20

International Liver Cancer Epidemiology Consortium

Paolo Boffetta

10:20-10:30 

Coffee break

 

10:30-10:55 

New proposals (TBD)

 

11:00-12:00 

ACC terms and conditions and election

EC members 

12:00-12:30 

General discussion and closing remarks

 

12:30-13:30 

Lunch (on site)

 

13:30-15:30 Working Group Meeting   

 

 

 

 

Group Dinner: 

Please enjoy the dinner at the restaurant near the Nagoya Castle.

Time:September 4, 18:30~ (after the meeting)
Place:Shiromachi Grill
 https://sr-grill.com/
 

 

Call for Project Proposals:

We invite new project proposals to be considered at our September 2018 meeting. Submitted proposals will be sent to the Executive Committee (EC) for initial review, and the ones that are deemed scientifically sound will be slated for review at the General Membership Meeting. For more details on proposal submission, please click here

Proposals that do not follow this format will be returned to the author for resubmission.

Project proposals should be emailed to the Coordinating Center by August 18, 2018.

 

Hotel information:

Selected Hotels near Sakae Station, Nagoya 

★Hotel Mystays Nagoya Nishiki

(Opening in July 2018)

  • 3 min walk from Sakae Station (Exit 1)
  • 3 min walk from Hisaya-odori Station (Exit 4)

https://www.mystays.com/en-us/hotel-mystays-nagoya-nishiki-nagoya/

 

★Hotel Vista Nagoya

(Opening in Sep 2017)

  • 2 minutes  walk from the 4 Exit of Hisaya-odori Station
  • 5 minutes walk from the 1 Exit of Sakae Station

https://www.hotel-vista.jp/nagoya-nishiki/index_e.html

  

★Hotel Mystays Nagoya Sakae

  • Approximately  5 min by train from Nagoya Station to Sakae Station
  • 7  min walk from exit 5 of Sakae Station

https://www.mystays.com/en-us/hotel-mystays-nagoya-sakae-nagoya/

  

★Hotel Androoms

(Opening in June 2018)

  • 5  min walk from exit 2A of Hisaya-oodori Station

 https://www.hotel-androoms.com/en/ans/index.html

  

★ Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel Nishiki

  • 2 min walk from exit 1 of Sakae Station

 http://www-a.global.hankyu-hotel.com/nishiki/

  

★ Hotel Wing International Select Nagoya Sakae

(Opening in Dec 2017)

  • 8 min walk from Sakae Station

 https://www.hotelwing.co.jp/select/nagoya-sakae/en/

 

Hosted by: 

Dr. Keitaro Matsuo 

Division Chief, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute

 

Visa Information: 

Please contact the ACC coordinating Center if you need assistance for obtaining an entry visa for Japan. 

 

Contact: 

The ACC Coordinating Center

Center for Public Health Sciences

National Cancer Center Japan

5-1-1 Tsukiji, Tokyo 104-0045, JAPAN

Email: cc@asiacohort.org   

Tel: +81-(0)3-3547-5201