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2021 Regional IPA / JPS Meeting

16-18 September 2021
Kyoto, Japan
Theme: Smart Aging with MATES

Registration Opening 11 June
Web participants for IPA programs: JPY5,000-
Onsite participants for IPA programs and JPS programs: JPY15,000-

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Meeting Organizers Venue Program
Registration Call for Abstracts About Kyoto

Chair: Heii Arai, M.D., Ph.D.
(Alz Clinic, Tokyo)

Secretary General: Manabu Ikeda, M.D., Ph.D.
(Department of Psychiatry, Course of Integrated Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine Osaka University)

Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center
Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan



  • Speaker: Tzung-Jeng Hwang
    (Taiwanese Society of Geriatric Psychiatry, the Division of General/Geriatric Psychiatry of the National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan.)
  • Speaker: Facundo Manes
    (INECO Foundation for Research in Cognitive Neuroscience and Institute of Neurosciences, Favaloro University Argentina. Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK.)
  • Speaker:Gill Livingston
    (Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London)
  • Speaker:Heii Arai


  • Disease-modifying drugs and treatment for Alzheimer's disease
  • COVID-19 and elderly persons: International comparison
  • Automobile driving of elderly persons
  • Thoughts of caregivers: Comparison between Asian countries
  • Happiness of Centenarians
  • AI and Cognitive Disorders


Pre-Registration for Regional IPA/JPS Meeting and the 36th JPS is available only through the Online Registration System.
Registration Opens: June –September, 2021

Web participants for IPA programs: JPY5,000-
Onsite participants for IPA programs and JPS programs: JPY15,000-

The followings are included in the registration fee.
 ‐Access to all Scientific Sessions online.

All IPA programs will broadcast online (live streaming and/ or on-demand data).
JPS programs is planning to held in Kyoto (in Japanese)
*According to this situation under Covid-19, these programs might change.

Further information will be announced on the event website soon.


Call for Abstracts:

The Regional IPA/JPS Meeting invites researchers from around the world to submit abstracts for oral and/or poster presentation to be delivered online.
All abstracts need to be submitted through The Regional IPA/JPS Meeting online abstract submission system on the event website.

Abstracts Close:   10 June 2021  
Acceptance Notice:   By the end of June, 2021


About Kyoto:

  • Weather in September: Average high(C/F): 28/83 Average low(C/F): 20/68
  • Japan's official language is Japanese, but English is understood in major cities
  • Only Japanese yen (JPY) is accepted at regular stores and restaurants.
  • In general, tips are not necessary, even at hotels and restaurants in Japan.
  • Everyone can use Kyoto city Wi-Fi for free.
  • Electric voltage is uniformly 100 volts, AC, throughout Japan, but with two different cycles: 60 is used in western Japan (including Kyoto). Leading hotels in major cities have two outlets of 100 and 220 volts but their sockets usually accept a two-leg plug only.
  • Link to Official Kyoto Travel Guide


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