The Asia Cohort Consortium

ACC Meetings

November 2019 Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam

Please join us for the 2019 Joint Meeting Asia Cohort Consortium & International Liver Cancer Epidemiology Consortium in Hanoi, Vietnam 4th- 6th November, 2019. More details to follow, as they are available.

Meeting Overview

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss progress in research projects in the ACC and potential collaborations. This year the Asia Cohort Consortium (ACC) and International Liver Cancer Epidemiology Consortium (ILCEC) will hold a Joint Meeting.

Registration

 Please fill out the online registration form by Sep.30, 2019.

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

Meeting Details

Dates: November 4-6, 2019 

Venue: Vinmec International Hospital

             Times City, 458 Minh Khai Street, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi

             Phone: +84-(0)-243-974-3556

Hospital Website and Map: 

https://www.vinmec.com/en/benh-vien-da-khoa-quoc-te-vinmec-times-city-17265/da-khoa#!ban-do 

Meeting Program  New Contents

Please note that the program is tentative and details are subject to change. Click here to download PDF. 

Time

Topic

Presenter

Nov.4    

8:00-10:00

Executive Committee meeting (closed meeting)

Executive Committee members

9:30-10:00

Registration

 

10:00-10:30

Opening

Welcome: Opening remarks

Le Thuy Anh

Paolo Boffetta

10:30-11:00

Update of the ACC Coordinating Center

Manami Inoue, Eiko Saito,                             Sarah K. Abe, Rashedul Islam

11:00-12:00

Cohort Updates

 

 

PERSIAN Cohort

Hossein Poutschi

 

Taiwan Biobank update

Yi-Ling Lin

 

Taiwan Cohort

Xifeng Wu

 

Guangxi Cohort

Rui Lin

12:00-13:30

Lunch (Visit to Vinmec Hospital)

 

13:30-14:00

Plenary lecture

Keun-Young Yoo

14:00-16:30

Progress in ACC research (15 min. each)

 

 

Acute effect of air pollution in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Trang Nhung

 

PM concentration mapping from satellite images for health impact assessment in Vietnam

 

Thanh Thi Nhat Nguyen

 

Long-term ambient air pollution and mortality in the ACC, project update.

George Downward

 

HAPCO update

Dean Hosgood 

15:00-15:30

Poster session (Coffee break)

 
 

Lifetime Overweight and Obesity: Impact on Cancer Incidence and Survival (SURVPOOL)

 

Isabelle Soerjomataram 
 

Body mass index and gastroesophageal cancer incidence among Asian population

Sue K. Park
 

Association between cardiometabolic multimorbidity and specific mortality in ACC population

Sue K. Park

 

Smoking, physical activity and gastroesophageal cancer incidence

Keun-Young Yoo

16:30 

Adjournment

 

Nov.5    

9:00-9:15

Registration

 

9:15-9:30

Introduction to ILCEC

Paolo Boffetta

9:30-10:30

Progress in ACC research (15 min. each)

 

 

Marital status and mortality in Asia

 

Sarah K. Abe 

 

Tea and coffee drinking and lung cancer risk

Xiao-ou Shu

 

Evaluating risk prediction models for use in lung cancer screening across diverse populations around the world

Xiao-ou Shu

10:30-11:00 

Coffee break

 

11:00-11:30

New proposals and research opportunities

Manami Inoue 

11:30-12:15

ACC terms and conditions and EC election

EC members 

12:15-13:00 

General discussion and closing remarks

Paolo Boffetta 

13:00-14:00

Lunch 

 

14:00-17:30 ILCEC meeting (ACC members are invited to attend)  

18:30

Social dinner

 

 

Poster sessionNew Contents

 We have added a poster session to our program to give new cohorts and researchers an additional opportunity to introduce their work. 

We welcome participants to introduce their research/cohorts during the informal poster session on November 4th (TBC). Our hosts in Hanoi have kindly offered to print the posters. Please send your poster to; 

Chi Nguyen (v.chinty1@vinmec.com) and (cc@asiacohort.org) by October 28th, 2019.

Hotel information

3 Stars Hotels (around the Old Quarter)

Church Hotels: http://churchhotel.com.vn/

May de ville City Centre II Hotel: http://www.maydeville.com/citycentre2/home.htm 

5 star hotels

Movenpick: https://www.movenpick.com/en/asia/vietnam/hanoi/hotel-hanoi/location/

Sheraton: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hanhs-sheraton-hanoi-hotel/

Hosted by 

Prof. Paolo Boffetta

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

Contact 

The ACC Coordinating Center                       The ILCEC Coordinating Center

Center for Public Health Sciences                  Vinmec Health System

National Cancer Center Japan                        Tower 1, Times City Center

5-1-1 Tsukiji, Tokyo 104-0045, JAPAN           Ha Noi, VIETNAM

Email: cc@asiacohort.org                                Email: v.chinty1@vinmec.com

Tel: +81-(0)3-3547-5201                                  Tel: +84-(0)83-418-2013

Visa Information 

Please email Ms. Chi Nguyen - ILCEC Coordinator (v.chinty1@vinmec.com) for an invitation letter for your visa.

Visa information; https://www.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/trang-chu-ttdt