Dear esteemed colleagues
On behalf of the organizing committee, we are honored and delighted to welcome all of you to the 5th Annual Meeting of Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA2017) in Tokyo, Japan.
ASIA was founded in 2013 to make a neutral Arthroplasty platform within Asia. Mission of ASIA is to reinforce Asian Arthroplasty surgeon network and collaboration, to accomplish the ultimate goal of promoting the development and exchange of up to date Knowledge and techniques of Arthroplasty and clinical research, education as well as to strive for excellent patient clinical outcome. The first meeting was held in Beijing, the second in Seoul, the third in Agra and the fourth in Guangzhou. Those four meetings were very successful. The fifth ASIA meeting (16-17 November, 2017) will be held in Tokyo, combined with the 45th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Joint Diseases (JSJD) and 8th Annual Meeting of Asia Pacific Organization of Knee Arthroplasty (APOKA) hosted by Prof. Dr. Shinro Takai from Nippon Medical School.
Chairs of ASIA and the other board members along with local host are making special efforts for ASIA2017 meeting under the slogan of “ASIA for Asia”. The Scientific program includes up to date knowledge, debates of Arthroplasty. The most important aspects of the regional orthopaedic issues in hip and knee arthroplasty will be open to discuss. Lots of distinguished invited speakers as well as organizations worldwide will join in this meeting.
The organizing committee has been doing our best to make the meeting enjoyable and memorable.
Looking forward to meeting you in Tokyo in this autumn!