A-PHPBA 2019 Registration Guideline


Important Dates

April 15 (Mon), 2019
Super Early Registration Deadline
June 15 (Sat), 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline
July 29 (Mon), 2019
today: 2019-07-20


  • Online registration will be available until July 29 (Mon), 2019. After this date, you will be required to register on-site during the congress period at the registration desk.
  • It is highly recommended that you complete the online registration in order to receive a discount. Online registration payment will be processed through a secure web-based credit card payment system. Please read the guideline below on how to complete the registration process.
  • Abstract presenters of the Scientific Session or Exhibition should register within the early registration period, June 15, (Sat). If not, the presentation will be canceled.

*For group registration 20 people and above, please contact the secretariat at register@aphpba2019.org


Online Registration Flow


Registration Fee

Category Super Early
~April 15
Early Bird
~June 15
~July 29
Onsite Registration
A-PHPBA/IHPBA Member USD 200 USD 350 USD 500 USD 650
A-PHPBA/IHPBA Non-Member USD 350 USD 500 USD 650 USD 800
Trainee/Student/Medical Staff USD 100 USD 100 USD 100 USD 150
Accompanying Person USD 100 USD 100 USD 100 USD 100



  1. One-day registration is not available.
  2. Please note that membership discount only applies to members who have completed 2019 membership renewals. If it turns out that you have registered as A-PHPBA / IHPBA member but your membership is invalid/expired, you will be asked to pay the remainder of registration fee (non-member fee).

    A-PHPBA website   IHPBA website

    Please follow the links below to join or renew your membership

    A-PHPBA Member, A-PHPBA + IHPBA Member and all IHPBA Members who are also members of regional association (i.e.E-AHPBA or AHPBA)

    IHPBA standard
    -Combined Membership, E-AHPBA/IHPBA
    -Combined Membership, A-PHPBA/IHPBA

    Junior Membership IHPBA
    -Combined Junior Membership, E-AHPBA/IHPBA
    -Combined Junior Membership, A-PHPBA/IHPBA

  3. Trainees, students and medical staff should upload a recent copy of a job certification or letter from their supervisor confirming their status when registering online. (If you are registering on-site, please bring the printed copy).
  4. Accompanying person registration is available for a spouse/family member of the registered participant. This fee includes an attendance at the Gala Dinner.


Registration Entitlements

Participant Accompanying Person
  • Access to all sessions and exhibition hall
  • Lunch
  • Coffee & confectionery during coffee breaks
  • Program book & congress bag
  • Gala Dinner ticket
  • Access to exhibition hall


Payment methods

Payment of fees should be made by credit card or wire transfer.

Credit Card
  • VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, JCB, UnionPay are accepted.
  • Payment by credit card is available only through the on-line registration system.
  • All service charges of credit cards are to be paid by the registrants.
  • The actual debit amount is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
  • The merchant name on your credit card statement will be 'Eximbay' (non-Korean).
Wire Transfer (Remittance in US Dollars Only)
  • All bank remittance charges are to be paid by the registrants.
  • The sender's name should be the same as the registrant's name. If the registrant’s name and the sender’s name are not identical, your confirmation of payment may be delayed.
    Please send the copy of the wire transfer slip to the A-PHPBA 2019 Secretariat if the registrant’s name and the sender’s name are not identical.
  • Appropriate payment should be completed within the right period of pre-registration. If you pay after the registration period, you need to pay the additional fee by wire transfer.
  • Registration confirmation will be sent to you via e-mail within 1-3 days after checking your payment has been received.
    Bank Name Woori Bank
    Branch Name Teheranno Branch
    Bank Address 823 Yeoksam 1(il)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
    Account Holder The 7th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    Account Number 1081-300-773039
    Swift Code HVBKKRSEXXX


Registration Confirmation

  • An automatic acknowledgement email will be sent to you upon completion of registration.
  • Registrants can check their registration and payment status on ‘My Page’. You will receive registration confirmation email, and will be able to print an official receipt and invitation letter from the online registration system once your payment is completed.
  • Please note that the receipt and invitation letter will be available for downloading after your payment is confirmed.


Notarized Invitation Letter

Notarized invitation letter for Korean visa is not a mandatory requirement. Some countries do not request to notarize the invitation letter. Please check with the Korean Embassy in your country whether a notarized letter is required for visa issuance.

If you request a notarized invitation letter, USD 50 will be charged for the notary and air courier (EMS), and you will be required to make the payment by wire transfer or credit card as a part of the online registration process.

It will take at least 2 weeks for you to receive the original copies – please plan ahead and give yourself enough time to prepare the visa.

Please send a copy of your passport to the secretariat by email (register@aphpba2019.org).


Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Cancellation must be notified to the Secretariat in writing by e-mail (register@aphpba2019.org).
  • All refunds will be made after the congress.
  • All bank service charges and all administration fees will be deducted from all congress registration refunds.
  • Please refer to the following cutoff dates for cancellation
    Cancellation by July 15 (Mon), 2019 50% of total amount
    Cancellation after July 15 (Mon), 2019 No refund


Contact Us

For all registration related inquiries:

Secretariat of the A-PHPBA 2019

4 Fl., 10, Yeoksam-ro 7-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06244, Korea
Tel : +82-2-3452-7245, Fax : +82-2-521-8683
Email : register@aphpba2019.org