The 7th Conference of the International Society
For Applied Phycology


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

Keynote Keynote
- Opening lecture Keynote Keynote Keynote
10:30-11:00 Coffee break Coffee break Writing
Seminar by
Coffee break Coffee break


12:30-13:30 - Lunch Lunch Lunch Closing ceremony /
Student award


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



19:00 Welcome dinner Student Night ISAP General Assembly Farewell party / Award
Social event
Welcome dinner party
Date: April 19 (Sun.), 2020
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: APA Hotel & Resort Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall No.7-11
Farewell party
Date: April 23 (Thur.), 2020
Time: 19:30-21:30
Venue: Hotel Green Tower Makuhari Banquet Room “Royal crescent” (4th floor)
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

Tokyo Bay Fisheries Laboratory, Chiba Prefectural Fisheries Research Center

Kazusa DNA Research Institute

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.

RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences

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

KAHAKU | The National Microalgal Herbarium

JAXA | Tsukuba Space Center

NIES Collection KAHAKU Herbarium JAXA Tsukuba