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【Urgent Notification】

  1. The 57th Annual Meeting of the Japan Rhinologic Society (JRS) will be surely held in Asahikawa City September 27-29, as planned.
    With regard to the Earthquake hit Hokkaido Island in the early morning of September 6, we sincerely appreciate you worrying about us. And we will never forget about sympathy you have expressed since right after this disaster.
    Fortunately, Asahikawa City, the venue of upcoming Meeting, experienced just small tremors than the earthquakes. We are glad to inform you we have no damage and everything is working well.
    Again, the 57th Annual Meeting of the Japan Rhinologic Society (JRS) will be surely held in Asahikawa September 27-29, as planned.
    Yes, we are ready!! We are looking forward to seeing all participants from all over the world.

    September 7, 2018
    President of the 57 th Annual Meeting of the Japan Rhinologic Society (JRS)
    Yasuaki Harabuchi, M.D., Ph.D.


  1. Dear Colleagues,

    It’s our great pleasure to announce you of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Rhinologic Society (JRS), which will be held on September 27th ~29th 2018, in Asahikawa city, Hokkaido, Japan. We will do everything we can to make this a scientific event that is relevant, instructive and innovative for rhinologists at all stages of their careers. We would like to welcome a number of active participants from all over the world, with setting up international sessions. If you may have any concern with our academic programme, please encourage your colleagues to come and contribute to it.

    Looking forward to seeing you in Asahikawa.


    Yasuaki Harabuchi M.D., Ph.D.
    President for the 57th JRS Annual Meeting

General Information

  1. 57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Rhinologic Society
  2. Dates: September 27-29, 2018
  3. Venue: Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
  4. Hall: OMO7 Asahikawa (Asahikawa Grand Hotel)

Cogress Venue

  1. Asahikawa, surrounded by the beautiful nature of the Daisetsu Mountain Range and known for the largest national park in Japan, is located in Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan. The city is the second-largest city in Hokkaido Prefecture.
    Asahikawa is particularly well-known for Asahiyama Zoo, which attracts over 2.5-million visitors every year from Japan and all over the world. With its unique interactive viewing facilities, you will be surprised to find lively penguins, polar bears, orangutans and other animals in natural surroundings. The Furano area is covered with beautiful lavender flowers and the rolling hills of Biei resemble a colorful patchwork. Sounkyo Canyon and Asahidake are also ideal places for trekking and hot springs (Onsen). Asahikawa is a great food center where marine products from the three seas of Hokkaido as well as agricultural and livestock products from all over Hokkaido can be found. You can sample them on 3.6 Street (Sanroku-dohri), the largest entertainment area in Northern Hokkaido, where a special brand of local sake (rice wine) is brewed with pure water from an underground spring at Mt. Daisetsu.

Getting there

  1. By plane
    JR Hakodate Line: Disembark at Asahikawa train station, approx. 13 minutes' walk, or approx. 5 minutes by taxi or car. JR Asahikawa station to Asahikawa Grand Hotel approx. 13 minutes.
    By airplane
    From Asahikawa airport to the hotel: Airport shuttle bus final stop (6-jo-dori 9-chome), approx. 40 minutes.
    Taxi (or car) from airport to hotel, approx. 30 minutes.
    From New Chitose Airport to the hotel by Hakodate Line: Approx. 2 hours.

    If you want to know details, please use the URL below.

Abstract submission

  1. Abstracts may only be submitted by authors who have registered through the Congress Secretariat, which is shown in the following. You can access to the 57th JRS Annual Meeting website and see how to complete your pre-registration and submit your presentations as well as how to access Asahikawa and hotel accommodation located there.
    It is certainly understood that abstracts by authors who have not registered cannot be accepted.
    After receiving your abstract, we will respond quickly in order to help you and your visit to Asahikawa.

  2. Sample Abstract
  3. Abstracts will be prepared as a A4 size one-page abstract form with your title, authors, affiliation, and content of your presentation. It should be very simple for better understanding and easy to read.





  6.   E-mail address: jrs57@kyodo-cs.com

  7. Online Abstract Submission
  8. If, for some valid reason, you are unable to submit in the above format or encounter any problems with your online abstract submission through E-mail addresses with your abstract, please make contact with the congress secretariat.

  9. Congress secretariat
  10. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Asahikawa Medical University
    Midorigaoka E2-1-1-1, Asahikawa, 078-8510, Japan
    Phone: +81 (Japan)-166-68-2554
    Fax: +81 (Japan)-166-68-2559
    E-mail address:jrs57@kyodo-cs.com