Dear SIOP ASIA Members,

The call for proposals for the hosting of the 2025 SIOP ASIA Congress has been released.

For the 2025 SIOP Asia Congress and onwards, we adopt a new procedure for the selection of a host country. The host countries will alternate between Eastern Asia Region and Western Asia Region.

With this rotation in mind, the 2025 SIOP Asia Congress should be hosted in the Western Asia Region. The countries in the Western Asia Region, eligible to host the Congress, are Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, UAE, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

The members interested in the bidding should submit the proposal by the deadline. The proposal should include the plan of the organizers, venue, dates, accessibility from Asian countries, accommodation and other related information.

Deadline of the bidding: September 14, 2023

References: Please review the below information (download the folder from here) prior to submitting your bids.

  • Bidding guidelines for SIOP Asia Congress
  • Time schedule of the selection of the 2025 SIOP Asia Congress Organizer
  • List of Past SIOP Asia Congresses and their locations
  • Basic statistics of 15th SIOP Asia Congress in 2023 in Yerevan, Armenia

I am looking forward to receiving the bids from the members.

Best regards,

Hiroki Hori, M.D., Ph.D.

Continental President, SIOP Asia