135th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Forest Society

135th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Forest Society

Last updated: 26 February 2024

Important: NEW Your name tag is now available for download at the Application website for participants to wear. Please print it out and bring it with you on the day of the event. (26 Febrary 2024)
Important: Registration flow on the day of the event – bring your name tag
Important: Attention All Presenters and Viewers at the 135th Annual Meeting (Method of oral presentation, poster specifications, etc.)


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Friday, March 8, 20249:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.: Sessions and planning symposia, etc.
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: Sessions, planning symposia, etc.
Saturday, March 9, 2024 9:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.: Opening ceremony, awards ceremony, awards lectures
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: Public symposium
Sunday, March 10, 20249:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.: Sessions and planning symposia, etc.
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: Sessions, planning symposia, etc., Closing ceremony
Monday, March 11, 2024 Side events

Attention All Presenters and Viewers at the 135th Annual Meeting (Method of oral presentation, poster specifications, etc.)

We have compiled a list of precautions for oral presenters, poster presenters, online viewers, and organizers of related workshops during the conference. Please be sure to read Attention All Presenters and Viewers at the 135th Annual Meeting (Method of oral presentation, poster specifications, etc.) in advance.

Timetable of oral presentations and list of poster presentation (finalized)

General information

Timetable of the oral presentations

List and display dates of the poster presentations

Combined PDF of above and other files

Viewing and searching abstracts


2023 Thursday, November 5, 12:00 p.m.
  • Registration and payment of registration fees by presenters and organizers of symposia
  • Applications to present
  • Applications for student poster awards
2024 Thursday, January 5, 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Janurary 10, 12:00 p.m.
(Deadline has been extended.)
  • Abstract submission



  • The meeting will be held at the Setagaya Campus of Tokyo University of Agriculture.
    (1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 156-8502)
  • A public symposium will be held both virtually and in person at the same site.



  • Both JFS members and non-members may attend the meeting.
  • All attendees, including invited speakers, must pay registration fees in advance.
  • The public symposium is free of charge.


  • Only JFS members may present.
  • Non-members who are planning to present must pay membership and registration fees by Thursday, January 5, 2024. A JFS member ID will be provided as soon as payment is confirmed by the administrative office.Click here to join.
  • Non JFS members cannot present, aside from speakers invited to present at the planning symposia.
  • Presentations must be delivered by the first author. Other authors cannot present on behalf of the first author.
  • Aside from the awards lecture, presenters may only be the first author of a single presentation.


Registration and fee payment can be completed via the meeting-registration system, which is currently under construction and will become available on October 12, 2023.

Members who plan to present must apply via this system at the time of registration.

Non-presenting attendees must register and pay the registration fee in advance via the system. The deadline for early bird registration is Wednesday, January 31, 2024. Undergraduate students who will not give presentations may attend free of charge.

Registration fees

  JFS member (regular) JFS member (student) Non-member
Early bird registration
(by Wendesday, January 31, 2024)
8,000JPY 1,500JPY 8,000JPY
Regular registration
(after Thursday, February 1, 2024)
10,000JPY 3,000JPY 10,000JPY
  • JFS members must provide their JFS ID upon registration. See Eligibility.
  • Registration fees may be paid by credit card (strongly recommended) or by postal transfer. Presenters should complete payment as early as possible (by January 5, 2024, as stated above), as abstracts will not be accepted until payment has been confirmed by the administrative office.
  • Only payments by credit card will be accepted after February 22, 2024.
  • Information for postal transfers:
Account number: 00160-7-789845


  • Issuance of a receipt may be requested through the registration system.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable.

Applying to present

Members may apply to present through the registration system. The application deadline is 17:00 p.m., November 2, 2023.

Applications to present will be cancelled in the event that payment of registration fees is not confirmed by the administrative office.

Sessions and Planning Symposia


  • The meeting will comprise 14 regular divisions and 5 open call sessions. The regular divisions include both oral and poster presentations. The open call sessions will include primarily oral presentations, but some will also accept poster presentations. Presenters must choose a division or session in which they would like to present and either oral or poster presentation in it; however, chosen division (or session) and presentation methods are subject to change by meeting staff.
  • Twelve planning symposia are planned. Only invited speakers may present in the symposia.
  • Authors, affiliations, and presentation titles cannot be changed after 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2023. Authors should communicate in advance regarding these details with their co-authors, or with their supervisors in the case of students.
  • For oral presentations, we are considering the possibility of live or on-demand streaming only for applicants. For poster presentations, we are considering whether to allow applicants to view the files on the portal site. Both of these options are undecided at this time, but we will post an announcement on this site when they are officially decided.

Sessins, Planning Symposia and Divisions

Submitting and viewing abstrast

  • Abstracts must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on January 5, 2024, via the registration system. Abstracts cannot be submitted until payment of the registration fees has been confirmed by the administrative office.
  • The body of the abstract may be up to 1000 bytes, including special characters (italics, subscripts and superscripts, Greek letters and so on such as “<i>” and “</i>”). Note that length limits are not based on word count. Figures and photographs are not accepted.
  • A PDF compilation of all abstracts will be available for download from this page approximately 1 month before the meeting.
  • At the same time, a system for searching presentations will also be opened.

Presenter instructions

(1) Oral presentations

  • Each presenter will be allotted 15 minutes (12 minutes for the presentation and 3 minutes for questions).
  • Presenters will give their presentations using PowerPoint or PDF files saved on a Windows PC set up in each room.
  • After several presentations, the chair may allow time for a general discussion or a break (maximum 15 minutes).
  • Presenters are not allowed to use their own PCs for their presentations.

(2) Poster presentations

  • Posters will be displayed on panels at the venue, and presenters will be allowed to answer questions as appropriate.
  • A core time for Q&A will be set during the poster display period.
  • Poster size is 841 mm (W) x 1189 mm (H).

(3) Planning symposia

  • The coordinator will be responsible for managing the presentation within the maximum time frame of 3 hours. Presenters are requested to follow the coordinator’s instructions.

Student Poster Awards

Student registrants who are first authors of posters may apply for Student Poster Awards at the time of registration.
You can see the winners of the last annual meeting. See here for the detail (in Japanese).

Childcare support

A nursery room will be set up during the meeting.

Important notices previously posted

About the distribution of oral presentations and the posting of poster presentation files on the portal site


Please contact us from the inquiry form (click here).