The Japanese Coral Reef Society 13th Annual Conference

The 13th Annual Japan Coral Reef Conference (JCRS13) will be held December 2-5, 2010 at Tukuba Capio, Tukuba. Please participate in this meeting and join in the fun!

13th Annual Conference Call for Participants and Papers

JCRS13 Organizing Chairperson
Hiroya Yamano
Senior Researcher
Center for Global Environmental Research (CGER)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan Tel: +81-29-850-2477, Fax: +81-29-850-2219 E-mail:

Schedule and Event locations

December 2 (Thursday) to December 5 (Sunday), 2010
Tukuba Capio, Tukuba, Ibaraki Japan

Participation registration

Please send all necessary registration details to Hiroya Yamano by September 30, 2010.
Details may be sent by e-mail or by post (
must arrive by the deadline).
Please label the subject of the e-mail as "JCRS13 registration"

Necessary information

Participant's full name, affiliation (if a student please indicate this), contact address (work or home), e-mail address, fax number and phone number.
Presentation (Y/N)?, Reception party participation (Y/N)?
To be registered as a presenter, the presentor or co-presenter should be a member of JCRS
(except for the invited speakers)

Participation fees and Method of payment

Please pay the registration fees either by post office money transfer (by October 23, 2009) or on the first day of JCRS12. In the case of money transfer please also pay all associated bank service charges.



Payment before October 23, 2009

Payment at JCRS12





Registration fee

JCRS member

6000 yen





8000 yen




Reception party fee

5000 yen





Post Office Account Number: 00150-2-401709
Account Name: Japan Coral Reef Society 13th Annual Conference ({TSʊw13)
Necessary information: Name, Affiliation, Adult/Student?, Participation in reception party (Y/N)?
Several people may submit information at the same time, please inform us of this when doing so.
All JCRS members can participate in JCRS13 for a reduced fee (see above). To join the JCRS, please contact the JCRS General Office and pay the JCRS Member's fee by money transfer.


September 30 (Friday)
Deadline for 1) registration of participants and 2) registration of presentations
(either by e-mail or by post)

October 20 (Friday)
Deadline for submission of abstracts
(sent either by e-mail with pdf attachment or by post)

Dcember 2 (Thursday)
a.m. Council meeting
p.m. Registration booth open, Oral presentations, Poster presentaions

Dcember 3 (Friday)
a.m. Oral presentations,
noon Poster presentations
p.m. Workshop

Dcember 4 (Saturday)
a.m. Oral presentations,
noon Poster presentations
p.m. Lecture Speech by Dr. Nishihira and Dr. Tsuchiya
@@@General meeting

December 5 (Sunday)
a.m. Oral presentaions (tentative), Public-Symposium

Details of the symposia etc. will be announced to the JCRS mailing list and on the JCRS homepage later.

Abstract submission

Please submit abstracts by October 20, 2010 to Hiroya Yamanoi by e-mail ( with PDF attachment or by post (
must arrive by the deadline).
To be registered as a presenter, the presentor or co-presenter should be a member of JCRS.

Abstract guidelines:
Please follow the layout guidelines below.

Paper size: A4 (1 sheet), top and bottom margins 3cm, left and right margins 2.5cm.
Title: Arial font, 14 pt, centered
Second line: Researcher names, Times New Roman font, 12 pt, centered. Please indicate presenter with an open circle ()
Third line: Affiliations, Times New Roman, 10 pt, centered.
From fourth line: Abstract, Times New Roman, 12 pt, left-justified
Last line: Keywords, Times New Roman, 12 pt, centered.
Other details: Maps and figures may be included with abstracts.

Information for sending abstracts by e-mail
Please indicate in the e-mail whether the attached abstract PDF file was made by Windows or Macintosh computer (i.e. "JCRS 13 abstract win" or "JCRS 13 abstract mac". Please ensure that any unusual fonts or symbols used can be properly read in the PDF file format before sending files.