2017 ICPHSO International Symposium
Tokyo, Japan
November 14-15, 2017

Program Schedule Now Posted ONLINE!
Registration NOW OPEN!
Hotel Information and Reservations NOW OPEN!
Sponsorship and exhibitor information NOW AVAILABLE!
Translation services will be provided for all sessions!
(English to Japanese and Japanese to English) 


The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization’s 2017 International Symposium is being held November 14 – 15, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.  The Symposium will take place at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, which is on Tokyo Bay and moments away from theme parks, malls, dining and entertainment.  Approximately 20 minutes from the Tokyo International Airport, the hotel will be our one location for sleeping rooms and all conference events.. More information about the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba can be found at their website.  ICPHSO is also working on an outside tour event so attendees can take advantage of being in Tokyo and seeing what it has to offer by way of culture and enertainment.  The tour information will be posted as it becomes available and will include a nominal fee for those attendees who choose to paticipate. 

Registration for the International Symposium is now open. Below is information on the registration costs for this two day global product safety conference.  Sponsorship and exhibitor information is  also listed below and can now be purchased. An evening networking reception being held on November 13, 2017, before the Symposium is included in the price of your registration. There will also be an evening reception on November 14, 2017. Breakfast, lunch, networking breaks, and both receptions are all included in the price of registration. While you do not have to be an ICPHSO member to attend any of our conferences,  ICPHSO members do enjoy a discount on the registration fee for the International Symposium as well as unlimited access to the presentations after the Symposium.  Translation services will be provided for all sessions on November 14-15, 2017.


Member Rate | $450
Non-Member Rate | $550

Register before October 13, 2017 to be included in the printed onsite attendee list. Please stop at the registration desk to pick up your pre-printed badge & conference materials.
Online registration will remain open up through and including the international symposium, however, we cannot guarantee you will be printed in the onsite attendee list and/or that a pre-printed badge will be ready to be picked up at registration desk. Please stop at registration desk to obtain a badge and conference materials. 

Onsite registrations will be accepted up through and including the international symposium. Please stop at the registration desk to register, obtain a badge, & conference materials.

[*All attendees will be included in the final attendee list sent after the conference. Cancellations will be accepted in writing by November 1, 2017, less a $50 processing fee. After November 1, 2017, no refunds will be honored. Contact mschoem@icphso.org for further information.]


Click here to make reservations at ICPHSO Group Discount Rate. ICPHSO has arranged a discounted group rate at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba of 23500 JPY (approximately $212 USD).  Make your reservations by October 29, 2017 to take advantage of this discounted group rate.  Want to extend your stay in Tokyo?  The ICPHSO group discounted rate is available for three days prior and three days after the meeting or until all rooms in the block are reserved.   Additional information about the hotel can be found here: Hilton Tokyo Odaiba - located on the waterfront area of Tokyo Bay (Hotel and Conference Location).  The ICPHSO group rate is available for reservations made by October 29, 2017, or until all rooms in the block are reserved.
[Reservations at the prevailing rate may be accepted after October 29, 2017 , if rooms are available.  It's best not to dealy your reservationsto ensure receiving the group discount rate.]


​Check out the initial Symposium agenda now posted on line.Subject to Updates 


There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available during the Symposium. In addition, a limited number of exhibitor tables will be available.  See the link below for all of the sponsorship opportunities that exist.  If you have interest in additional sponsorship opportunities that aren't listed, please feel free to contact us at sponsor-exhibitor@icphso.org.

Click to download:   2017 Tokyo Sponsorship Opportunities
​Click to download Sponsorship Form:  Tokyo Sponsorship Form


ICPHSO is now accepting proposals for presentations during the International Symposium being held in Tokyo, Japan on November 14 and 15, 2017.  Presentation proposals must be non-commercial in nature and pertain to topics of interest to the worldwide consumer product safety community.  The proposals can be for general plenary sessions, workshops or panels.

The theme of this year’s program is "It started with an idea: safety in the product life cycle."   We are specifically seeking proposals and suggestions to address topics based on this general theme. The concept of the "product life cycle" can be interpreted broadly. The theme is intended to encompass safety considerations and issues throughout the life of a product: from the initial conception and design stage, to manufacturing processes and sales, through to ensuring safety at the end of a product's usable life. The concept of "life-cycle" can also be considered in relation to users themselves, thinking about safety in relation to children and young users, the elderly, and other vulnerable users. Looking at "ideas" will bring in discussions around new technologies and innovation, including safety implications of robotics, connected products and smart technology.

Tour Information:

ICPHSO has received the following information from Destination Asia, a tourist office in Japan, about various tour events that are available.  At this time, ICPHSO hasn't been able to finalize a group tour event so we are making this inforamtion available to attendees who may want to take advantage of tour opportunities on their own.

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3051_odaiba_half.html ​ 

(ICPHSO has not reviewed any of the tours being offered and is therefore not responsible for what is being offered as part of these tours.  The tours are the responsibility of the individuals who sign up for them.)