ISJ Meeting in Sapporo, Japan, 5-8 October 2007
The 40th annual meeting of the Ichthyological Society of Japan (ISJ) will be held from 5 to 8 October 2007, in Sapporo, hosted by Hokkaido University.
Meeting of the board of editors       5 Oct. (Fri.) (12: 00 - 14: 30)
Meeting of trustees 5 Oct. (Fri.) (15: 00 - 17: 00)
Presentation 6 Oct. (Sat.) - 7 Oct. (Sun.)
Party 6 Oct. (Sat.) (18: 30 - 20: 30)
Symposium 8 Oct. (Mon.) (9: 00 - 17: 00)
Open lecture 8 Oct. (Mon.) (10: 00 - 16: 30)
Papers Presented at Annual Meeting
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  1. The author(s) of the presentation must include at least one personal member of ISJ.
  2. The presenters can choice the oral or poster presentation.
  3. The oral presenters have 15 minutes in total (including ca. three minutes for the question and answer) for their presentation. The presenters can use PowerPoint (both Windows and Macintosh versions are available) or OHP. Please note only one screen will be prepared. The slides and VHS video are not available.
  4. The oral presenters cannot use their personal computers. The computers (Windows and Macintosh) and projectors prepared by the organizing committee must be used.
  5. The oral presenters must operate OHP and PowerPoint by themselves (the organizing committee does not operate them).
  6. The oral presenters must hand over the CD-R including the data of PowerPoint (others, such as MO disk, are not available) to the Reception Desk of ISJ Meeting before their presentations (in afternoon of 5th, who will present in forenoon of 6th; in forenoon of 6th, who will present in afternoon of 6th; in afternoon of 6th, who present in forenoon of 7th; and in forenoon of 7th, who will present in afternoon of 7th). The file name of PowerPoint should be: "Register number of presentation" plus (connected by hyphen) "name of presenter" plus ".ppt" (e.g., 085-maekawa.ppt). Please put the file name on the CD-R also.
  7. The poster presenters can use the space of ca. 86 cm (width) by 160 cm (height).
  8. The thumbtacks will be prepared by the organizing committee. The posters should be tacked to the designated space during the forenoon of 6 Oct. and posted for two days (6-7 Oct.).
  9. The title, names of author(s) and institution(s) should be clearly displayed at the uppermost portion of the poster.
  10. The odd-numbered posters should be explained by the presenters in 6 Oct. and the even-numbered posters in 7 Oct. For the explanation, the presenters should be beside their posters at 13: 30-14: 30 in 6 Oct and 13: 00-14: 00 in 7 Oct. (The oral presentations will not be held at that time in both days)
  11. The register number of the oral and poster presentations will be informed to the participants from the organizing committee after the application will be finished.
Application for participation  (click for download of application form)
Please send the application form to the representative of the organizing committee (Koji Maekawa; mk oji@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp) by e-mail for the application.

*Deadline of application for participation and presentation: 17 July 2007

*Deadline of application for participation only: 15 August 2007
The participants who wish to present their studies must send English abstract also to the organizing committee (mk oji@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp) by e-mail when they will apply (deadline is 17 July 2007). Please follow to the style shown below:
  1. When the presentation includes two or more authors, the presenter should be marked by the asterisk and the names of the authors should be jointed by "and";
  2. The name of author should be followed by the name of the institution in the parentheses;
  3. The space by a single line should be inserted between the title and name of the author and between the name of the author and sentences, respectively;
  4. The following tags should be used:
    1. italic: <I>character</I>
    2. superscript: <SUP>character</SUP>
    3. subscript: <SUB>character</SUB>
  5. The abstract, including the title and name of the author (and institution) should include 1504 characters (please note not "words") (94 characters by 22 lines). Please note the spaces between the title and name of the author (and institution), between the name of the author (and institution) and sentences, and between the words are counted as the number of characters.

A new charr, Salvelinus maekawae (Salmonidae) from Hokkaido Island, Japan.
Poplar NAMIKI and * Taishi IDAKE (Hokkaido Univ.)
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Conference fee: \ 3,000 per person (\ 2,000 for student)
Abstracts (in Japanese): \ 2,000 per copy
Conference Dinner: \ 6,000 per person

*Please pay the costs directly to the reception desk on 6 October 2007.

Two symposia entitled "Diversity, adaptation and evolution in freshwater and marine sculpins in the world" and "The reproductive ecology of bitterling fishes: adaptive host choice, mating tactics and evolution" will be held on 8 October.
Open lecture
An open lecture entitled "Conservation of natural ecosystems and native fishes in rivers: the present status and perspective in Hokkaido Island including the Shiretoko Peninsula" will be held on 8 October.
If you have any questions, please contact the representative of the organizing committee by e-mail.

Koji Maekawa (mk oji@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp)
Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere,
Hokkaido University
N9, W9, kitaku Sapporo, 060-0809 Japan

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