The 7th Conference of the International Society
For Applied Phycology

Program

Provisional Program overviews
April
19 (Sun.)
April
20 (Mon.)
April
21 (Tue.)
April
22 (Wed.)
April
23 (Thur.)
April
24 (Fri.)
8:30-10:30 - Opening ceremony Keynote Mid
Congress
Tour

-Chiba
-Yokohama
-Tsukba
B2B
meeting
Keynote Keynote
- Opening lecture Keynote Keynote Keynote
10:30-11:00 Coffee break Coffee break Writing
Seminar by
Springer
Coffee break Coffee break
11:00-12:30

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Pannel
Discussion
12:30-13:30 - Lunch Lunch Lunch Closing ceremony /
Student award
13:30-15:00







15:00-16:00


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Poster presentation
by authors with
coffee break
Poster presentation
by authors with
coffee break
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:30


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Writing
Seminar
by
Springer

19:00 Welcome dinner Student Night ISAP General Assembly Farewell party / Award
To be announced

・Young ccientist event
・Oral presentations
・Other activities

To be announced

※For further detail of the tour options, please refer to the end of the page.

Mid-Congress Tour
Mid-Congress Tour
April 22 (Wed.), 2020

  participation fee JPY 20,000-
  a day bus tour
  complementary admission fees & lunch
  language (English and Japanese)
Tour Highlighted Destinations
1) Chiba: Seaweed (Nori) Tour

  Departure at 9:00
  Return at 18:00

  Maximum number of
  participants: within 50 (still finalizing)

Chiba Prefecture neighbors on Tokyo, the 6th most populous prefecture in Japan. Chiba encloses the eastern side of Tokyo Bay and aquaculture is one of the thriving business of the bay area. We ‘ll visit Chiba Prefectural Fisheries Research Center to see the laboratory, aquaculture field and processing plant of “Nori” (dried sheet of Pyropia spp., especially P. yezoensis). Kazusa DNA Research Institute is also planned to be visited in Chiba tour.

Chiba Prefectural Fisheries Research Center
https://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/lab-suisan/

Tokyo Bay Fisheries Laboratory, Chiba Prefectural Fisheries Research Center
https://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/lab-suisan/suisan/soshiki/tokyowan/index.html

Kazusa DNA Research Institute
https://www.kazusa.or.jp/en/

DNA Research Institute
(picture provider for Kazusa)

2) Yokohama: Biofuel Tour

  Departure at 9:00
  Return at 17:00

  Maximum number of
  participants: 50

Yokohama City is located about 25 km from Tokyo, and is the second most populous (3.7 million) city in Japan. We visit two research institutions and a plant (Yokohama RIKEN, branch of Japan's largest comprehensive research institution and demonstration biofuel plant of euglena Co., Ltd). We can observe, biofuel plant which producing renewable jet and diesel fuel at Yokohama RIKEN and euglena Co., Ltd respectively.

*Please note that the program is subject to change.

Demonstration Plant for Producing Renewable Jet and Diesel Fuel, euglena Co., Ltd.
https://www.euglena.jp/

RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
https://www.ims.riken.jp/English

Demonstration Plant,
euglena Co., Ltd.

3) Tsukuba: Biodiversity Tour

  Departure at 8:00
  Return at 18:30

  Maximum number of
  participants: 40

Tsukuba City is located about 50 km from Tokyo, and is Japan's largest science city with about 300 research institutions and more than 20,000 researchers. We visit three national institutes (National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), National Museum of Nature and Science(KAHAKU), and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) ). We can observe algal culture collection, specimen storage of algae and operation control room of the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM), known as “Kibo” in the International Space Station (ISS) at NIES, KAHAKU and JAXA, respectively.

NIES | Microbial Culture Collection
http://mcc.nies.go.jp/index_en.html

KAHAKU | The National Microalgal Herbarium
http://www.tbg.kahaku.go.jp/english/index.php

JAXA | Tsukuba Space Center
https://global.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tksc/index.html

NIES Collection KAHAKU Herbarium JAXA Tsukuba