Asian Pacific Digestive Week

KOBE, Japan
Innovative Approaches to Gastroenterology
November 2-5, 2016
Venuue: Kobe Convention Center
Presidents: Kentaro Sugano , Michio Kaminishi

Registration & Housing


Pre-Registration: June 1 –  September 20, 2016 (JST)
September 26, 2016 (JST)

Pre-Registration has been closed. Please make On-site Registration at the venue.

※Pre-Registration is limited to overseas participants.
※For domestic participants, please make On-site Registration.
※Congress Secretariat will contact Invited Delegates personally.

Registration Fees

Registration categoriesPre-Registration
(June 1 – Sep 20, 2016)
       Sep 26, 2016 (JST)
On-site Registration
(Nov 2 – 5, 2016)
ParticipantJPY 40,000
(approx. USD 365)
JPY 50,000
(approx. USD 455)
Trainee*2JPY 20,000
(approx. USD 180)
JPY 25,000
(approx. USD 230)
 / Student (except Graduate Student)
-JPY 10,000
(approx. USD 90)
Accompanying Person*3JPY 10,000
(approx. USD 90)
JPY 10,000
(approx. USD 90)
Options *Pre-Registration is required.
Postgraduate Course*4
(Nov. 2, 2016)
JPY 20,000
(approx. USD 180)
*330 delegates at most
Hands-On Seminar
: Endoscopy*5
(EUS, ERCP, Colon Insertion Method, Colon ESD)
JPY 3,000 / per session
(approx. USD 27)
*48 delegates at most
Hands-On Seminar
: Ultrasounds*5
*64 delegates at most
*Application will be closed when it reaches the capacity
Hands-On Seminar
: Basic Science*5
*14 delegates at most
*Application will be closed when it reaches the capacity
Hands-On Seminar
: Clinical Science*5
*30 delegates at most
*Application will be closed when it reaches the capacity
*1Reference exchange rate: USD: JPY = 1:110
*2FOR TRAINEES: Registration will only be considered upon receipt of a copy of degree (5 years maximum from the graduation) via email to the Registration Desk (
*3FOR ACCOMPANYING PERSONS: "Accompanying Person" must be a spouse or family members of the registered participants. Accompanying Persons are prohibited to enter Scientific Programs, Sponsored Programs and Poster Presentations including poster viewing corner.
*4There are limited numbers of seats for Postgraduate Course.
*5There are limited numbers of seats for Hands-on Seminars.

Group Registration

Group registration is only valid for a group with more than 20 delegates from the same organization.
Please select "Group Registration" on the Pre-Registration System.

Registration Procedure

On-line Registration
Please click the "Pre-Registration" button at the bottom of this page.
2)On-site Registration
Please make payment at the On-site Registration Desk.

Fee Entitlement

For Participants, Trainees and Co-Medicals/Students:

  1. Congress Bag
  2. Abstract Book
  3. Program Book
  4. Mini Program Book

For Accompanying Person:

  1. Mini Program Book

Payment Method for Pre-Registration

* All payment must be made in Japanese yen.

1) Credit Card

American Express, Visa, Master Card, Diners Club and JCB are acceptable.

2) Bank Transfer

Please note that all transfer changes must be paid by participants.

Online Registration Flow

Profile Registration1.Please access the online registration system through the button and enter your profile.
Login ID & Password Setup2.URL is sent to your email address to set up Login ID and password.
Conference Registration3.Please select your registration category and other options.
Payment4.Please choose a payment method either by credit card or by bank transfer.
*Pending registration is automatically cancelled after 1 hour unless a payment method is decided on.
Confirmation & Receipt5.Confirmation letter can be printed out when the payment is confirmed.

To change/add registration after fixing on the payment method, please click Registration No. on the menu page of the online system.


The Confirmation Letter can be printed out through the "On-line Registration" page, when you complete the payment.


  • The Confirmation Letter can be printed as many times as you wish by November 5th 2016.
  • The Receipt will be issued at the conference venue.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must be made to the Registration Desk via email.

The amount of refunds depends on the date of cancellation:
- Cancellation received by September 20, 2016(JST): 50% of the Registration Fee
* Fee for options will be fully refunded until September 20, 2016(JST).
- Cancellation received after September 21, 2016(JST): No refund

Time Differences from Japan

CountryCityTime Difference from Japan
BrazilRio de Janeiro-12
CambodiaPhnom Penh-2
CanadaToronto -14
Hong KongHong Kong -1
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur-1
MexicoMexico City-15
Nepal Katmandu-3.25
Sri LankaSri Jayawardanapura Kotte-3.5
United Arab EmiratesDubai-5
United KingdomLondon-9
United StatesChicago-15
United StatesHonolulu-19
United StatesLos Angeles-17
United StatesNew York-14

Confirmation Download

APDW2016 Registration Desk

Tel: +81-3-3508-1251 (10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)


APDW2016 Hotel Accommodation(PDF)
  • The hotel reservation is scheduled for accepting applications with this page from Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 10:00 (Japan Standard Time).
    Please note that those hotels and prices might be subject to change.
  • The period we have booked rooms: 2016 Nov. 1st (Tue), 2nd (Wed), 3rd (Thu), 4th (Fri), 5th (Sat) and 6th (Sun)
  • Access to Venue
    *Approximately 15 minutes by "Port Liner" from Sannomiya Station (JR, Hankyu, Hanshin and Subway Line) to the Shimin Hiroba Station
    *Approximately 30 minutes by Shuttle-bus from Shin-Kobe Station on the JR and the Kobe City Subway.
  • Room rate are per person, per night, including breakfast, service charge and consumption tax.
  • No Tour Leaders will be receiving the guests
  • Minimum number of person for booking will be 1 person.

Hotel Accommodation


JTB Western Japan Corp.
[JDDW 2016/APDW 2016 Secretary Desk]
Phone: +81-6-6252-5044   Fax: +81-6-7657-8412
Office hours: 9:30-17:30 (weekdays only)