The 48th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology

Welcome Address

興梠 征典

Yukunori Korogi, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiology
University of Occupational & Environmental Health (UOEH) School of Medicine

Congress President of JSIR 2019

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is an honor and great pleasure for us to welcome you to the JSIR 2019 which will be held at Fukuoka International Congress Center in Fukuoka, Japan between 30 May - 1 June 2019.

JSIR 2019 is an annual meetings of the Japanese Society of Interventional Radiology (JSIR); JSIR was founded in 1982 and works its educational and scientific activities through meetings, publication, and media in a variety of settings, representing over 2600 full members. The JSIR 2019 annual meeting will provide a full review of the most important aspects in Interventional Radiology and of the latest achievements in this field.

A successful congress should have plenty of science, enhanced with entertainment and relaxation; therefore, we will intend to develop an array of activities that will allow participants the opportunity to feel Japanese cultures, hospitalities and traditions.

The congress venue, Fukuoka International Congress Center, is located on the waterfront just minutes from downtown Fukuoka. Fukuoka City is close to major Asian cities geographically. The congress attendees will be able to enjoy not only the scientific program but also all of the charms our city offers.