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JCRS 23rd meeting

The Japanese Coral Reef Society, 23rd Annual Meetings

 The annual meeting of the 23rd Japanese Coral Reef Society (JCRS), originally scheduled to be held at Ishigaki Island, will instead be held as online virtual meeting from 21st to 23rd November 2020. We are welcome all presentations related to coral reefs as well as highly specialized themes proposed from more broad research fields. The meeting will serve as an essential venue for inter-disciplinary discussions and steps toward further collaborations among JCRS members. We welcome all of you to participate in and enjoy the meeting.

Chair: Hiroya Yamano (NIES)
Organizing Members: Haruko Kurihara, Yu Umezawa, Yasufumi Iryu,
Yoshikatsu Nakano, Kazuhiko Fujita, Naoki Kumagai, Yuko Kitano, Takashi Nakamura

日本語ページはこちら

Overview

 Main Period:Nov. 21st (Sat) – 23rd (Mon), 2020

 Main venue:Online virtual meeting (Details will be announced later)

Application and Inquiry

 Registration: Please access the following website and fill in the required information. If you are not able to join online virtual meeting and just need the electric abstract, please register.
 Registration Form (Closed)

Schedule

August 31st (Mon), 10:00 (JT).

  • Registration period opens.
  • Application period for research presention opens.
  • Application period for poster exhibitions (coral reef conservation activities/studies by students in high school and below) opens.
  • Application period for mini-workshops opens.
  • Application period for virtual event opens.
  • Registation form(Closed)

  • Sept. 23rd (Wed), 9:00 (JT).

  • Deadline of early-bird registration*.
  • Deadline for the submssion of research presentation.
  • Deadline for the submssion of poster exhibitions (coral reef conservation activities/studies by students in high school and below) .

    *You can apply for participation in 23rd JCRS until October 30, but the participation fee for general members will be higher.

    Oct. 5th (Mon), 17:00 (JT).

  • Deadline for abstract submission.
  • Deadline for the submssion of mini-workshops.
  • Deadline for the submssion of virtual event.

    Oct. 30th (Fri), 17:00 (JT).
     Deadline for registration.

    23rd JCRS Schedule

    November 21st (Saturday) –1st day of the meeting–

     10:00-15:00 Board of Directors/ Delegates  (Venue: “Zoom”)

     15:00-17:00 JCRS Prize award ceremony  (Venue: “Zoom”)

     

    November 22nd (Sunday) –2nd day of the meeting–

     Oral presentations, Poster presentations, Junior, and senior high school students’ poster exhibition

    November 23rd (Monday) –3rd day of the meeting–

     Oral presentations, Poster presentations

    *The schedule might be modified according to actual submitted number of oral/poster presentations.
    *The schedule of Mini-workshops and other Virtual events will be announced later

    Program

     Oral and poster presentation program (temporary version) will be available as Excel format (around October 15th).
     Download page (Not available)

     Oral and poster presentation program will be available in the newsletter vol.87 as a compact format (around November 10th).
     Download page (Not available)

    Call for Registration

     Registration has opened at Aug. 31st and deadline for the presentation and early -bird registration is Sept. 23rd. Please register through the following website by Sept. 23rd. Deadline for registration of mini-workshops is Oct. 5th. Registration for particpation only is possible until Oct. 30.

    Registration form

     Registration form (Closed)

    Payment of fee

    At this online virtual meeting, the participation fee will be collected only from non-JCRS members and JCRS members of regular memberships. Participation fee for JCRS members of overseas,student, and newsletter memberships are free.

     After you finished registration at the following site 「23rd JCRS registration form (Closed)」,please complete the payment using one of the following methods。

     

      1. Automatic collection based on information registered to JCRS office (regular members only)
      2. Payment at postal office ATM using printed payment slip
      3. Deposit to JCRS account of JP bank or Shikoku bank

    If you register after September 23rd, the participation fee will be higher. Please complete your registration by 9:00 on September 23rd.

    1. Automatic collection based on information registered to JCRS office (regular members only)

     Regular members who were registered as of July 30th should have already received the information on payment of membership fees by credit card settlement or bank account withdrawal. If you have already registered one of them, please select “Credit card (クレジットカード)” or “Bank account (銀行口座)” in “Participation fee payment method (参加費支払い方法)” when applying for participation from the Web site. Payment will be automatically collected on October 26 for credit card payments or on October 30 for bank account withdrawals.

    2. Payment at postal office ATM using printed payment slip

     Please select “Printed payment slip (transfer form) [支払用の払込取扱票(振込用紙)]” in “Participation fee payment method (参加費支払い方法)” when applying for participation from the Web site. Printed payment slip will be sent to the address you entered in “Mailing address (郵送先)”. Please make payment by the deadline indicated on the printed payment slip (払込取扱票).

    3. Deposit to JCRS account of JP bank or Shikoku bank.

     Please refer to the table below 「Registration Fee」,and deposit the appropriate amount into the following account.
    ※Payment is limited to one person from the participant name account.

     Bank name: JP Bank (ゆうちょ銀行)
     Account name:一般社団法人日本サンゴ礁学会
          (イッパンシャダンホウジン ニホンサンゴショウガッカイ)
     Branch name:〇一九(ゼロイチキュウ)店(019)
     Type of account:Checking account (当座)
     Account Number:0354443

     Bank name: Shikoku Bank (四国銀行)
     Account name:一般社団法人日本サンゴ礁学会 代表理事 山野 博哉
     Branch name:大津支店
     Type of account:Saving account (普通)
     Account Number:5151085

    After completing the payment, please inform the following information to JCRS secretariat office by e-mail.
     ・Name
     ・Transfer date
     ・Transfer amount
    ・Bank name (JP Bank or Shikoku Bank)

    ※Please pay the transfer fee by yourself.
    ※Please make a payment for one person with one transfer.
    ※If JCRS office cannot confirm the payment, the application will not be completed.

    Registration Fee (Only applicable for 2020 online virtual meeting)

    Early-Bird
    (by Sept. 23rd, 2020)

    Regular rate
    (after Sept. 23rd, 2020)

    Standard

    Special*

    Standard

    Special*

    Registration
    fee

    JCRS
    member

    \ 1,000

    \ 0

    \ 2,000

    \ 0

    Non-
    member

    \ 1,500

    \ 3,000

    * Early-Bird rate will be applied when the registration process is completed by September 23.
    * Special category: registration fee for the JCRS members of the following memberships (student, supporting, newsletter) and students in high school and below are free.
     * Entry to oral and poster presentations is free.
     * Electronic abstract-book (with password) will be freely distributed only to the paticipants. If you are not able to join online virtual meeting and just need the electric abstract, please register. Printed-abstract book is not available.

    Outline of Presentations

    Please fill out the registration form with your participant registration information and submit it to the Organization Committee through the web site indicated above.

    If you would like to make a presentation, you should inform us about the presentation type (oral or poster), title of your presentation, name and affiliation in your registration. Please note that all presenters must be members of JCRS except for invited speakers and students in high school and below. The Organizing Committee has the privilege to decide the form of presentation for all participants. You may be asked to change the presentation style form depending upon the number of presentation applications.
    ※In principle, only one presentation is allowed per person.

    Abstract book

    Abstract book (electric version) can be downloaded below.
    (23rdJCRS_abstract (Not available)
    Electronic abstract-book (with password) will be freely distributed only to the paticipants. If you are not able to join online virtual meeting and just need the electric abstract, please register. Printed-abstract book is not available.

    If you have any questions, please contact the committee by e-mail (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)).
    We welcome all of you to participate in and enjoy the meeting.

    Abstract Format

    The Abstract format template (Word format) can be downloaded here(MS-Word format).
    Please paste your abstract on this form, convert it to a PDF file, and send it to the Organizing Committee.

    Paper size: A4 (1 sheet), top and bottom margins 3 cm, left and right margins 2.5cm.

    Format
    Title: Arial font, 14 pt, centered
    Second line: All authors’ names, Times New Roman font, 12 pt, centered. Please indicate the presenter with an open circle (○). Middle name should be initialed.
    Third line:Affiliations (Abbreviation would be recommended), Times New Roman, 10 pt, centered.
    Fourth line: Keywords (1-2 words and less than 5 keywords), Times New Roman, 10 pt, centered.
    Fifth line: Abstract, Times New Roman, 12 pt, full-justified
    Other details: Figures and tables can be included with abstracts.

    Please ensure that any unusual fonts or symbols can be read properly in the PDF file format before sending files. Also, please make sure the format is correct. Please make sure the file size does not exceed 1MB before sending it to the Committee.

    Abstract submission

    Please submit abstracts both as the PDF file and the original Word file via following upload URL by Oct. 5th, 2020.

    upload URL:Uploading site (Closed)

    Deadline: Oct. 5th, 2020

    *We can’t allow any amendment, correction and edits after the submission due date.
    *Please check your abstract carefully before submission.
    *Please do not miss the due date.

    If you have questions, please contact the committee by e-mail (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)).
    We welcome all of you to participate in and enjoy the meeting.

    Presentation Guidelines

    Details will be announced when the program is released in October. All presenters must be members of JCRS except invited speakers and students in high school and below.

    Oral presentations:15 minutes are allotted, including set-up and questions. Presenters need to prepare electric presenation and your own PC (Win/Mac). Presentation will be conducted as live-presentaion sharing your presentation in your PC though the Zoom.

    Poster presentations:Please prepare your poster in PDF format. We are considering the presentation format such as Remo. Details will be announced later.

    Presentation Award for Young Scientists

     Presentation Awards for Young Scientists will be given to young JCRS members less than or equal to 35 years, who take excellent oral and poster presentations, and have never won the award. The candidates who intend to entry for the award must be submit from “Registration form” by Sept. 23rd 2020.

    Public Symposium

    No Public Symposium scheduled

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the JCRS23 Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com).

    Call for mini-workshops

    The Organizing Committee welcomes the organization of associated meetings for specific topics concerning coral reef studies in Japanese/English languages. We prepare Zoom rooms according to the request by the organizers. The organizers must be the JCRS-member. Please note that NON- JCRS-member can freely have presentations at and participate in the mini-workshop.

    If you would like to organize a meeting, please send the following information to the Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)by 17:00 on Oct. 5th (Fri).

    Necessary information:
    1) Meeting title,
    2) Organizer(s) (name, affiliation),
    3) Desired date and time,
    4) Summary (about 150 words)

    Call for online virtual event

    The Organizing Committee welcomes the event that takes advantage of the virtual platform (e.g. free travel expenses) . We prepare Zoom rooms according to the request by the organizers. The organizers must be the JCRS-member. Please note that NON- JCRS-member can freely have presentations at and participate in the virtual event.

    If you would like to organize a meeting, please send the following information to the Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)by 17:00 on Oct. 5th (Fri).

    Necessary information:
    1) Meeting title,
    2) Organizer(s) (name, affiliation),
    3) Desired date and time,
    4) Summary (about 150 words)

    Call for elementary, junior, and senior high school students’ poster exhibition

    The Organizing Committee welcomes poster exhibitions of coral reef studies by elementary, junior, and senior high school students. Students who will make the poster presentation and up to one their attendant (non-JCRS member is acceptable) can attend without registration fee payment. Registration must be done via the web site for JCRS23 registration by 9:00 on Sept. 23rd (Wed).

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the JCRS23 Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)

     

    Call for poster exhibition about coral reef conservation activities

    The Organizing Committee welcomes poster exhibitions of coral reef conservation activities. Registration must be done via the web site by 9:00 on Sept. 23rd (Wed).

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the JCRS23 Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com).

     

    Theme Session

    No Theme session scheduled

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the JCRS23 Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com).

    English Session

    No English session scheduled

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the JCRS23 Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com).

     
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