The Asia Cohort Consortium

ACC Meetings

2020 Working Group Meeting in Kyoto, Japan

The ACC Working Group Meeting will be held as scheduled. Many colleagues intending to participate in the meeting may be concerned about the impact of the coronavirus. So far Kyoto is not seriously affected, but some of you should have difficulty in attending the meeting due to travel restriction. It will be more informal style meeting where we can discuss about the progress of our studies. If you would like to participate via Skype or Zoom, please contact to the ACC Coordinating Center at  

Feburuary 18th, 2020

Please join us in Kyoto for the Asia Cohort Consortium Working Group Meeting on February 20, 2020.

The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association will take place in Kyoto, Japan February 20-22, 2020. Those who planning to attend the JEA meeting are welcome to join the ACC WG meeting, which held just after the Epidemiology Seminar on the first day of the JEA meeting.  

Meeting Overview:

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss progress in research projects in the ACC and potential collaborations. 


Please click here to fill out the online registration form. Registration period: January 14 to February 6, 2020

Anyone who is interested in conducting research in the ACC is welcome to attend. 

Meeting Details: 

Thursday, February 20, 2020  16:00-18:00
Kyoto University , Medicine Campus, Faculty of Medicine Bldg. G,
2nd Floor, Seminar Room CD
 (Yoshida-konoecho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan)
Medicine Campus Map:

 *Faculty of Medicine Bldg. is about 8 minutes walk from the Clock Tower Centennial Hall where the JEA meeting will take place.  

Call for presentation

If you would like to present the results or the progress of your project at the meeting, please contact to and let us know the title of your presentation by January 28, 2020.

Each person will have around 15 minutes including Q&A though the time allocation may change depending on the number of presenters.

Meeting Agenda

  1. Welcome (Manami Inoue)
  2. Association of tea drinking with mortality from liver cancer and chronic liver diseases in a pooled analysis from Asia Cohort Consortium (Hyun Jeong Cho via Skype)
  3. Diet Working Group (Jung Eun Lee via Skype)
  4. Introductions
  5. ACC Update and ACCTMS demonstration (Sarah K. Abe)
  6. BMI and liver cancer new project introduction (Shafiur)
  7. Open discussion
  8. remarks (Manami Inoue)


Hosted by: 

Dr. Manami Inoue
National Cancer Center, Japan 


The ACC Coordinating Center
Center for Public Health Sciences
National Cancer Center Japan
5-1-1 Tsukiji, Tokyo 104-0045, JAPAN
Tel: +81-(0)3-3547-5201      

Visa Information: 

Please email the ACC Coordinating Center ( for an invitation letter for your visa.