The 57th Annual Meeting of The Herpetological Society of Japan

General information


Thank you for your participation to the meeting.

We will post a commemorative photo, so please use it.

I am looking forward to seeing you at the next meeting.


A mistake on the first page of the program. The updated version has just released.


The poster presentations list was updated.


The time table and programs are available with PDF download as below.

<For the presentors>

Please check your presentation information for any mistakes. If you have any corrections, please contact the secretariat as soon as possible within the month.

<From the Editor for Bulletin of the HSJ>

Abstract: Name and affiliation of the presenter(s) are necessary. Main text of the abstract should be less than 200 words. Please submit the abstract of your presentation as a MS word file to the address: (Note it is different from the address of the organizing committee). The deadline of abstract submission is am 10:00(JST) Nov 23 (FRI).

2018Sep13 The submission deadline is closed. Thank you very much for many applications.

Time table_Nov24-25.pdf

Time table

Oral presentations_ver1019.pdf

Oral presentations list

version Oct 19

Poster presentations_ver1022.pdf

Poster presentations list

version Oct 22

Venue floor map

Exhibitor information

Coming soon


The 57th annual meeting of the Herpetological Society of Japan (HSJ) will be held as follows. We expect a large number of HSJ members to participate. Information will be updated on this website.

Please refer to them for the latest information.

Venue and Date

Schedule November. 24 (Sat) and 25 (Sun), 2018

Venue Azabu University, 1-17-71 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 252-5201 Japan

Reception desk・Oral presentations venue 1st and 2nd floor of the Building of School of Life and Environment Science (Campus map no.21)

Poster presentations venue・Banquet Terrace Ichou (Campus map no.24)

Organizing Committee

Yumi Une (Okayama University of science ), Chair of the Organizing Committee

Kumi Matsui (Azabu University), Secretary-General of the Organizing Committee

Time Table

November. 24 Oral and poster presentations, Social gathering, Banquet

November. 25 Oral and poster presentations, Special lecture*, General meeting, Commemorative picture, Social gathering

*The special lecture will be co-hosted with SCAPARA (The Society for Care and Pathology of Reptiles and Amphibians).


September 12, 2018

  • Applications for oral and poster presentations (without abstract)

October 31, 2018

  • Early application for the 57th HSJ meeting
  • Banquet final application
  • Box Lunch reservation

Abstract submissions will be announced on this website.

Meeting fee

Participation fee 3,000 yen (3,500 yen, registered after 12th, Sep. 2018)

Banquet fee 4,000 yen (4,500 yen, registered after 12th, Sep. to 31, October) * You can not apply for banquet on the day of the meeting.

Box lunch (1st day) 600 yen

Box lunch (2nd day) 600 yen

Please pay fees on the reception desk on the first day of the meeting.Please pay cash in Japanese yen. (Only for the attendees live outside Japan)

Protocol for presentations

A participant gives a poster or oral presentation.

Oral presentation: 12 min for presentation, 3 min for questions and replies.

PC Projectors (Power Point and Acrobat Reader for Win) will be available.

Poster presentation: Poster size, 84cm (width) × 120cm (height) in maximum.

The core time for the poster presentation is set for both days.

Note that only HSJ members in good standing (i.e., those who have paid the membership fee for this year) can make presentations.

Every presentations can not be taken without permission.


If you are applying for participation / presentation, fill in the application form and submit. Thank you.

The Office of the 57th HSJ Meeting

Kumi Matsui, Laboratory of veterinary physiology I, School of veterinary medicine, Azabu University, 1-17-71 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 252-5201 Japan

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