General Information

Congress Title

Regional IPA/JPS Meeting


Smart Aging with MATES (Medicine, Arts, Technology, Engineering and Science in COVID-19 pandemic)


Onsite:  September 16 - 18, 2021
(Regional IPA/JPS Meeting and the 36th Annual Meeting of JPS)
On Demand:  September 16 - October 29, 2021
(Regional IPA/JPS Meeting) *Schedule is subject to change


Kyoto International Conference Center
Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan


Heii Arai, M.D., Ph.D.

Secretary General

Manabu Ikeda, M.D., Ph.D.
(Department of Psychiatry, Course of Integrated Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine Osaka University)

Official Language


  • * Japanese for the 36th Annual Meeting of Japanese Psychogeriatric Society

About Kyoto

In Kyoto, Old and New, Tradition and Modernity Coexist in a Unique Manner

Kyoto became a capital of Japan in the late 8th century, when the Charles the Great was in power in Europe and the Abbasids emerged in the Central Asia.
Since then, Kyoto served as a hometown for the Japanese culture and history, instilling in people the unique identities of being Japanese.
Kyoto is filled with unique cultures and atmosphere, where you can find old architectures and paths which take you to the wonderland.

Kyoto in September -Excellent time to travel-

September temperatures in Kyoto:
Average high(C/F): 28/83 Average low(C/F): 20/68
September is an excellent time to travel in Kyoto. It's usually sunny, hot and humid at the beginning of the month, moderating to sunny and warm at the end of the month.

Kyoto City Official Travel Guide

Congress Secretariat

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