Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go

Welcome to The 3rd Regional Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes!

ICC Kyoto

  • Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan
  • TEL:+81-75-705-1229
Registration Speakers’ Ready Desk*
Friday, 15 March 08:00 – 17:00 08:00 – 17:45
Saturday, 16 March 08:00 – 16:45 09:00 – 16:40

*The Speakers’ Ready Desk for PPT upload is located inside the plenary room, at the end of the room. 

Upon registration, you will receive your name badge. You are kindly requested to wear your badge during all symposium sessions and events.

The official language of the symposium is English.

Participants are advised to wear business casual for all symposium functions and programs.

The Japanese Yen (JPY) is the currency of Japan.
You can compare your local currency to the ZAR HERE.

Free WiFi is available to all symposium participants throughout the venue.

Network: MDSR-2024 | Password: mdsr-2024

To make the most out of your trip to Kyoto, please view our Discover Kyoto page to find out helpful information about transportation, sightseeing, restaurants and more.

🕔 Friday, 15 March, 17:30-19:00 
Join us for the Welcome Cocktail where you can network with colleagues from around the world in a relaxed environment. All registered meeting participants are invited to attend.

Find the MDSR 2024 program at a glance, venue and exhibition map and more helpful details via the MDSR Mini Program. Please note that for the latest program updates, you are kindly requested to view the interactive program.

Mini Program

Symposium abstracts will be published post-regional symposia in the Leukemia Research Reports.

Participants are requested to check with the Consulate/Embassy of Japan or the diplomatic mission in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Visa Invitation Letter

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration procedure. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Program. Invitation letters can be provided electronically (PDF) or as a hard copy if required.  Hard copies will be mailed via regular post free of charge. In case of special delivery (courier) request, the participant will be responsible for all charges. For further information please contact us.

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

The organizer is not able to take any responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the symposium. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.


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