Taiwan Society of Pathology

The Taiwan Division of the International Academy of Pathology

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The 7th Taiwan-Japan Joint Slide Conference

Taipei, Taiwan

The 7th Taiwan-Japan Conjoint Slide Conference


Date: October 27th (Sat) – 28th (Sun), 2018

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Chi-Te building, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

(No. 322, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Beitou District, Taipei City, 112)

Program at a glance:

October 27th (Sat)

9:00 – 18:00 One Day Tour to Jiufen (九份) and Shifen (十分)

The historical mining town, Jiufen, is now a touristic spot for its nostalgic old street. The scene has inspired one of Hayao Miyazaki's greatest films, Spirited Away.
Shifen is located on an old railway line and is famous for its old street, where you can try to fly your own Sky Lantern, and the Shifen Waterfalls.

18:00 – 20:30 Welcome reception at Golden Formosa Restaurant (金蓬萊餐廳)

The famous restaurant has served authentic traditional Taiwanese cuisine since 1987 and is recently awarded as One Michelin Starred Restaurant.


October 28th (Sun)

Slide Conference and Poster Session

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:10 Opening Ceremony

09:10 – 10:25 Slide Conference (I): Case J-1, T-1, J-2, T-2, J-3

10:25 – 11:05 Coffee break and poster session

11:05 – 12:20 Slide Conference (II): Case T-3, J-4, T-4, J-5, T-5

12:20 – 12:30 Closing remarks

12:30 – 14:30 Farewell party at Su Hung Restaurant (蘇杭餐廳)


Congress President:

Chiung-Ru Lai, MD, FIAC
President, Taiwan Society of Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Contact Person:

Jen-Fan Hang, MD, FIAC
Secretary General, Taiwan Society of Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Tel: +886-2-2875-7449 ext.100              E-mail: twiap.secretary@gmail.com


General Information:


Please register online before September 7th (URL: https://goo.gl/forms/K4CbxavraUYtB5zn1).


We recommend you to stay at Mellow Field Hotel (on google map). We will provide transportation between the hotel and social events/congress venue.

Booking through the secretariat for special price: (paid by cash or credit card when check-in)

Standard Room including breakfast (for 1 or 2 guests): TWD$2,700+10% tax per room per night


Registration Fee (paid in Taiwanese Dollar at registration counter on October 28th)

Japanese participants and accompanied person:

  • City tour + Welcome reception: TWD $1,300; Welcome reception only: TWD $800
  • Slide conference + Farewell party: TWD $1,200; Farewell party only: TWD $800

Taiwanese participants:

  • City tour + Welcome reception: TWD $1,300; Welcome reception only: TWD $800
  • Slide conference + Farewell party: TWD $1,200/$1,000 (attending pathologist/pathology resident)
  • Slide conference only: TWD $300/$200 (attending pathologist/pathology resident)


Social Events

1. One Day Tour to Jiufen and Shifen: (for participants and accompanied person)

Date/Time: October 27th, 2018 (9:00 – 18:00)

9:00        Departure at Mellow Field Hotel

9:30        Pick-up at Nangang High Speed Rail and MRT station

Itinerary: Jiufen old street --> Lunch in Jiufen --> New Taipei City Gold Museum (金瓜石博物館,  museum of the local mining industry) --> Shifen Waterfalls --> Shifen old street for Sky Lantern --> heading back to Taipei for Welcome Reception

2. Welcome Reception: (for participants and accompanied person)

Date/Time: October 27th, 2018 (18:00 – 20:30)

Venue: Golden Formosa Restaurant (金蓬萊餐廳)

3. Farewell Party:

Date/Time: October 28th, 2018 (12:30 – 14:30)

Venue: Su Hung Restaurant (蘇杭餐廳)

Famous for the Steamed Soup Dumplings With Shrimp and Loofah (絲瓜海老小籠湯包)

Important Dates:

August 31st: Deadline for case presentation form and glass slides

September 7th: Deadline for poster presentation form

September 7th: Deadline for online registration

Instructions for presentations:

  • Case presentation time: 15 minutes for each case
    • Firstly, the discussant gives comments and differential diagnosis about the case. (5 min)
    • Secondary, the submitter gives the diagnosis. (5 min)
    • Finally, general discussion. (5 min)

  • Equipments are available only for PC-based presentation. Presentation files should be created using Microsoft PowerPoint preferentially for the Windows platform. Functions of those made by Macintosh will not be secured. Files should be carried by an appropriate storage medium such as USB flash drive to be easily handled at the reception counter.

  • Presentation files upload:
    • For case J-1, T-1, J-2, T-2, J-3: Please upload your slide at the reception counter between 08:30 – 08:50.
    • For case T-3, J-4, T-4, J-5, T-5: Please upload your slide between 08:30 – 08:50 or between 10:25 – 10:45.

  • Poster presentation will be held during 10:25 – 11:05 on October 28th. A display board giving a display area of approximately 90 cm (width) x 140 cm (height) will be provided for poster display. Push pins will be provided to all poster presenters at the congress. Staff will be available to assist you.