2018 Conference, Kyoto Japan

We are delighted to announce the next ICHR international meeting, which will take place in Kyoto, Japan, on 18th and 19th October 2018.

Our host will be Dr Jun Miyata (School of Medicine, Kyoto University), assisted with Senior Assistant Professor Michihiko Koeda (Nippon Medical School, Tokyo).

Please see the flyer here: Kyoto 2018 flyer

Website, Registration

The ICHR 2018 Kyoto website can be found here: ichr2018kyoto.jp

Registrations open on 1st May.


The conference will take place at the Main Campus/Yoshida Campus (Kyoto University).

Transport and access:

For access to the Kyoto University and Yoshida Campus, see: http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/

The nearest airport is the Kansai International Airport (KIX), which has direct access to Kyoto station.  The other two international airports are: Tokyo Haneda airport (HND) or Tokyo Narita airport (NRT) (depending on your flight).

Please note that Osaka International airport (ITM) is no longer an international airport.

Please see the ICHR 2018 Kyoto website (ichr2018kyoto.jp) for maps and other information about transport and access.

Transport in Japan:

Please check this helpful local website (‘Jalan’) for assistance in planning your route:


Hotels and accommodation:

An up-to-date list of hotels will be posted soon.

In the meantime, you can browse for hotels through this local website (Jalan): https://www.jalan.net/en/japan_hotels_ryokan/?cc=eng_top_link_header

(Kansai >> Kyoto >> Central Kyoto. “Gion, Higashiyama, Around Kita Shirakawa” would be the closest to congress site.)

Please see the ICHR 2018 Kyoto website (ichr2018kyoto.jp) for further accommodation suggestions.