Welcome to ACPE 2024 from the ACPE16 Chair

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing on behalf of the host committee to extend a heartfelt invitation to you to attend the 16th Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology (ACPE), scheduled to take place from October 12th to 14th, 2024, in Tokyo, Japan.

This conference is designed to enrich scientific dialogues and includes a variety of educational programs, opportunities for oral and poster presentations, and symposiums. These elements are integral in advancing health through the field of pharmacoepidemiology. We are eagerly anticipating your presence in Tokyo and look forward to the valuable contributions you will bring to our discussions.


Prof Nobuhiro Ooba
ACPE Chair
Nihon University, School of Pharmacy, Chiba, Japan

Soko Setoguchi, MD, DrPH
ACPE co-chair/ISC chair
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director of Clinical Research Education
Division of Education, Department of Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Welcome to ACPE 2024 from the ISPE President

On behalf of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), it is my great honour and pleasure to extend a warm welcome to each of you attending the Asian Conference in Pharmacoepidemiology. Set against the vibrant backdrop of Tokyo, this meeting will be an enriching experience filled with insightful discussions, collaborative opportunities, and innovative insights into the field of pharmacoepidemiology.

As we meet for this meeting, hosted in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Pharmacoepidemiology, we are brought together by a shared commitment to pharmacoepidemiology. The synergy between our organizations underscores the importance of international collaboration in addressing the complex challenges facing health and healthcare today.

Throughout the conference, we aim to foster a dynamic exchange of ideas, cutting-edge research findings, and best practices that will contribute to the advancement of our field. From keynote presentations by international experts to interactive workshops and poster sessions showcasing the latest research, there will be opportunities for learning, networking, and forging meaningful connections with colleagues from across Asia and around the globe.

Moreover, beyond the scientific program, I encourage you to take advantage of the rich cultural heritage and hospitality that Tokyo has to offer. Whether it’s exploring the bustling streets of Shibuya, savouring traditional Japanese cuisine, or immersing yourself in the beauty of historic temples and gardens, I trust that your time in Tokyo will be as memorable as it is scientifically stimulating.

Welcome to Tokyo, welcome to the Asian Conference in Pharmacoepidemiology!

With kindest regards

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