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2nd Announcement of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Invitation to the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

You are cordially invited to the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Plant Physiologists, JSPP, to be held on March 10 - 17, 2023. The meeting will cover many exciting subjects in the field of plant biology.

1. Date

March 10 - 17, 2023

2. Venue

Tohoku University, Kawauchi campus
41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8576
Subway Tozai line, Kawauchi station

3. Presentations

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1) General presentations

1. Qualification of presenters

In accordance with JSPP Article 7(3), the presenters of the Annual Meeting must be JSPP members. If you are a presenter who is in the process of enrollment, please complete the procedure and the payment of the membership fee before the Annual Meeting; otherwise, your presentation will be canceled.

2. Style of presentation

The type of presentation (poster or oral presentation) is decided by the program committee to meet the requests at the time of application, but if you select “No preference” at the time of application, please make sure to confirm the type of presentation through the program before proceeding with your preparations.

3. Poster presentations

  • Posters should be in English. If the presentation language is Japanese, please include the Japanese version of the title. The details of how to upload a poster will be announced later.

4. Oral presentations

Slides used in oral presentations should be in English. Prepare a brief summary slide in English as the last slide.
Each presentation is allotted a 15-min slot, a talk for 12 min and discussion for 2 min 30 s, followed by a 30 s interval before the next speaker. To keep the session on schedule, please strictly follow the time limits. The details of how to upload a poster will be announced later.

2) Symposium presentations

The procedures for symposium presentations are the same as those for oral presentations except for the presentation time slots. Please ask the organizers of your symposium for details.

4. Symposia

Nine symposia are scheduled. The list of the symposia is attachedpdf as a PDF file. The details of the symposia will be given later on the website of JSPP Annual Meeting. All symposium speakers will be selected and invited by the symposium organizers. Please note that a symposium speaker cannot give an oral or poster presentation.

5. Banquet

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
Place: TBA (Sendai City)
Detailed information is provided on the website of JSPP Annual Meeting.

A banquet will be held at Hotel Metropolitan, Sendai JR-East from 18:00 on March 16 (Thu). The banquet venue is directly connected to JR Sendai Station, so it is convenient to use the Sendai City Subway to get there from the venue of the award lecture. Participants (limited to those who have made a reservation in advance and paid the registration fee) are requested to remember to bring their registration cards. You cannot register for participation on site.

Since the situation of COVID-19 infection is constantly changing, we will analyze the situation and consider the best way to deal with the situation, while maintaining close contact with the JSPP headquarters and related academic societies. Therefore, the information about Banquet is subject to change. Please see the latest information on the meeting website (English:

Hotel Metropolitan, Sendai JR-EAST
1-1-1 Chuo Aobaku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8477, Japan

(Updated: Jan. 13, 2023)

6. Registration for Participation and Presentations
1) Presenters

Anyone who wants to present a paper (oral, poster or symposium presentations), should register for attendance and submit your paper title together with abstract by November 30, 2022, 24:00 (Japan Standard Time) through the online system. The list of categories (for oral or poster presentation) is attachedpdf as a PDF file.

The abstract should not exceed 1200 letters. Figures and tables should not be placed in the abstract. Applications for presentations will not be accepted after the deadline. The program of the meeting will be placed on the website at the end of January 2023.

2) Non-Presenters

Registration is required for all attendees. Please register through the online system by February 6, 2023, 24:00 (Japan Standard Time). Please notice that onsite registration is not available.

7. Registration Fee
Registration fee For presenting
a paper*
For only
JSPP member 10,000yen 10,000yen
JSPP student member 4,000yen 4,000yen
Non-JSPP member** 12,000yen
Non-JSPP member (student) 12,000yen

* Presentation: JSPP members only
** Non-member symposium speakers are exempt from registration fee. Symposium abstract should be submitted on-line by November 30, 2022.

The registration fee should be paid on-line by credit card or sent by postal giro transfer (Postal account No. 00990-1-284785, domestic transaction only) by November 30, 2022 if you are presenting a paper, by February 6, 2023 if you are attending but not presenting paper. Please notice that onsite registration is not available.

After the deadline indicated above, presentation, registration, and payment of participation fee will not be possible. Note that due to the management of the online annual meeting, you cannot register for participation on the day.

Receipts will not be issued. Once registration forms and payment have been received, the payment will not be refunded, even if the registration is cancelled.

8. Organizing Committee
Chairperson: Junko Kyozuka, Tohoku University
Office: Organizing Committee, 64th Annual Meeting of JSPP
c/o Nakanishi Printing, Co., Ltd.
Shimotachiuri Ogawa Higashi
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8048

*All contact with the Annual Meeting Committee should be made by email.

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