The Zoological Society of Japan

the 22nd International Congress of Zoology, the 87th meeting of  Zoological Society of Japan, Joint Events in Okinawa, Japan, 15 - 19 November, 2016

New Waves of Zoological Science in the 21st Century

On behalf of the organizing committee and the Zoological Society of Japan (ZSJ),we welcome all of you to the Joint meeting of the 22nd International Congress of Zoology (ICZ) & the 87th meeting of the ZSJ, which will be held 14 - 19 November, 2016 in Okinawa, a paradise island in the most southwest area of Japan.

ICZ has a long history that dates back to 1889 (Paris) and is now being organized by the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS). ZSJ, which was founded in 1878 and has an even longer history, is one of the largest communities of zoological sciences in the world (2,700 academic members). ZSJ recently decided to host ICZ in Okinawa and the meeting will be held jointly with our regular annual meeting of ZSJ.
We really hope that you will find the joint meeting attractive and mark the date on the calendar now.

Prof. Hiroyuki Takeda

Prof. Hiroyuki Takeda

The president of the Joint Meeting
(University of Tokyo)

http://www.biol.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/users/hassei/English/

Prof. Noriyuki Satoh

Prof. Noriyuki Satoh

The chairman and local organizer for
the 22nd International Congress of Zoology
(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)

https://groups.oist.jp/mgu

Prof. Euichi Hirose

Prof. Euichi Hirose

The chairman and local organizer for the 87th Meeting of Zoological Society of Japan
(University of the Ryukyus)

http://tunicata.nukarumi.net/

Committees

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  • Organizing Committee

    • Hiroyuki Takeda (University of Tokyo) The president of the Joint Meeting
    • Noriyuki Satoh(OIST)The chairman and local organizer for the 22nd International Congress of Zoology
    • Yoshitaka Nagahama (Ehime University) ISZS vice president and in charge of ISZS relation
    • Euichi Hirose (University of the Ryukyus) The chairman for the 87th Meeting of Zoological Society of Japan
    • Kiyokazu Agata (Kyoto University)
    • Hideharu Numata (Kyoto University) The chair of the program committee
    • Kentaro Arikawa(Sokendai)IT / Registration
    • Ryusaku Deguchi (Miyagi University of Education) Treasury and general affairs
    • Kazuyoshi Tsutsui (Waseda University) External affairs
    • Kazuo Inaba (University of Tsukuba) International liaison
    • Masakazu Takahata (Hokkaido University) Public relations
    • Masakane Yamashita (Hokkaido University)
    • Koji Tamura (Tohoku University)
    • Kaoru Kubokawa (University of Tokyo)
    • Yoshio Takei (University of Tokyo)
    • Taisen Iguchi (National Institute for Basic Biology)
    • Takahiro Asami (Shinshu University)
    • Shigeru Kuratani (RIKEN)
    • Kenji Tomioka (Okayama Univeristy)
    • Koichi Ozaki (Shimane University)
    • Osamu Koizumi (Fukuoka Women's University)
    • Akihiro Takemura (University of the Ryukyus) Local organizer for the 87th Meeting of ZSJ
    • Michio Hidaka (University of the Ryukyus) Local organizer for the 87th Meeting of ZSJ
    • Joji Otaki (University of the Ryukyus) Local organizer for the 87th Meeting of ZSJ
    • Yuzuru Ikeda (University of the Ryukyus) Local organizer for the 87th Meeting of ZSJ
    • Yuko Nagai (ZSJ)Executive director
  • Program committee

    • Chair
      • Hideharu Numata(Kyoto University)
    • Section of plenary lectures
      • Hiroyuki Takeda (University of Tokyo) Section chair
      • Noriyuki Satoh(OIST)
      • Yoshitaka Nagahama (Ehime University)
      • Kiyokazu Agata (Kyoto University)
      • Kazuyoshi Tsutsui (Waseda University) External affairs
      • Yoshitaka Oka (University of Tokyo)
      • Shigeru Kuratani (RIKEN)
    • Section of symposia
      • Kazuo Inaba (University of Tsukuba) Section chair
      • Takahiro Asami (Shinshu University)
      • Kenji Tomioka (Okayama Univeristy)
      • Hironori Ando (Niigata University)
      • Shunsuke Yaguchi (University of Tsukuba)
    • Section of poster presentation
      • Koichi Ozaki (Shimane University) Section chair
      • Taichiro Goto (Mie University)
      • Satoshi Tamotsu (Nara Women's University)
      • Noritaka Hirohashi (Shimane University)
  • International Organizing Committee

    • Yoshitaka Nagahama (Ehime University, Japan) Chair
    • John Buckeridge (RMIT University, Australia)
    • Abraham Haim (University of Haifa, Israel)
    • Chunxu Han (Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Beijing)
    • Jürgen Heinze (University of Regenberg, Germany)
    • Sarita Maree (University of Pretone, South Africa)
    • Rosa Polumeni (University of Athens, Greece)
    • Nils Chr. Stenseth (University of Oslo, Norway)
    • Marvalee Wake (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
    • Zhibin Zhang (Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Beijing)

Inquiries

Please direct your inquiries to either of the following address.
zsj-society@zoology.or.jp (Secretariat of the joint meeting)
Tech_ZSJ@googlegroups.com (Technical difficulties in registrations or abstract submissions)

The 87th Meeting of the Zoological Society of Japan (ZSJ)

https://www.zoology.or.jp/annual-meeting/2/ (in Japanese)

The ZSJ-Meeting is an annual meeting of the ZSJ and includes joint programs of ICZ & ZSJ. All participants of ICZ can participate in all programs without any extra fees.
The call for poster presentations will open in May 2016.
The call for symposia will open in January 2016.

Main Programs

Symposiaorganized by ZSJ members (in Japanese or other languages): Nov. 17-18.
Prize presentationCeremony and lecture of Zoological Society Prize (in Japanese): Nov. 17.
Poster presentation
(Joint)
Poster sessions at the exhibition hall. All posters will have English abstracts and many of them will be entirely in English: Nov. 17-18.
Mixer (Joint)An informal gathering for all participants at the exhibition hall: Nov. 17.
Banquet (Joint)at the Laguna Garden Hotel: Nov. 18.
Public events at the Times Building (Naha): Nov. 19.

Lecture "Rediscovery of Okinawan animals" (3 lecturers, in Japanese)
Poster presentation by high-school students (in Japanese)
Zoology Plaza Exhibition of various animals, models, pictures, and movies by zoology researchers (in Japanese & English).

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