Why you should join us at WONCA APR in Kyoto (continued)

Dates: May 15-18, 2019
Venue: Kyoto, Japan
Website: www.c-linkage.co.jp/woncaaprc2019kyoto

Important Dates

Call for Papers deadline - closes January 15, 2019

Early Bird Registration - closes January 15, 2019

Kyoto - an attractive destination

The venue of the WONCA Asia Pacific region conference in 2019 is Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto is most well known in Japanese history as being the former Imperial capital of Japan, for more than one thousand years, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. Kyoto attracts many people due to its natural beauty and cultural heritage. The city offers you endless opportunities to gain meaningful hands-on experience of rich Kyoto culture through Tea Ceremony, sake brewing, kimono wearing, swordsmanship, and more. Japan is renowned for its beauty and the compactness; Kyoto makes for a wonderful strolling.

Kyoto's municipal bus network is extensive. Many tourists join commuters on the public buses, or take tour buses. Kyoto's buses have announcements in English and electronic signs with stops written in the Latin alphabet, so it will easy and safe for foreigners to move around.

Although Kyoto does not have its own large commercial airport, travelers can get to the city via Kansai International Airport. The Haruka Express, operated by JR West, carries passengers from Kansai Airport to Kyoto Station in 73 minutes. The venue of the conference, Kyoto International Conference Center, can be reached via Kyoto Municipal Subway changing trains at Kyoto Station in about 25 minutes.

>Kyoto city official travel guide

Don’t miss this rare opportunity you can learn as well as enjoy sightseeing at the same time at the best season of the year.

Kindly yours,

Prof Nobutaro Ban
Representing the Japan Primary Care Association
Chair, Organizing Committee, WONCA APR 2019 Japan

Professor and Director
Medical Education Center
Aichi Medical University School of Medicine