We introduce special seminars workshops only for meeting participants.
Meeting participants can attend all seminars and workshops.

"Becoming a Better Reviewer : Insights for Enhancing Your Peer Review Effectiveness"

Date May 21st (Mon) 12:30p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Venue Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall 101
Main target JpGU members
Lecturer Alex Potocki (MS): Mr. Potocki has undergraduate and graduate degrees in biomedical engineering from universities in the United States. His areas of expertise include bioinstrumentation, receptor biology, anatomy and physiology, and microscopy. He has nearly 10 years of experience helping non-native English speaking scientists publish their research in international journals. He also has several years of experience working in the editorial office of a leading neuroscience journal.
Application Please email to with your name, E-mail, TEL, Affiliation, Position and JpGU membership No.
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Deadline for Application 10 AM Monday 21 May, 2018
*Entry at the reception is acceptable.(Please tell us your JpGU membership No. at the reception.)
Information A FORTE lecturer who has experience working at an editorial office for a leading neuroscience journal will talk about Peer Review and the Publication Process, Enhancing Your Peer Review Effectiveness, Essential Points to Remember as a Peer Reviewer, and The Future of Peer Review. It will be an informative seminar for current and future reviewers.
*Feel free to have your lunch during the seminar.
Flyer Download
Language English
Supported by FORTE

"Workshop on paper submission(Title TBD)"

DateMay 22nd (Tue)12:30p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
VenueMakuhari Messe International Conference Hall 201B
Main targetEarly-career researchers and graduate students who want to publish papers in international journals
Lecturer Professor Tetsuji Muto (The Geological Society of Japan "Island Arc" Edito-in-Chief)
Application Online Registration (Free)
Deadline for ApplicationPlease register online by the day before (May 21st). Walk-in participants will be admitted, subject to availability of seats
InformationEditor-in-Chief of “Island Arc” gives you useful advice on how to improve the quality of your paper and increase the chance of getting your work published in international journals (more details coming soon)
- To be conducted in Japanese
- Lunch box will be provided to the first 50 registrants
Supported byWiley

Convince readers by appropriately qualifying assertions: an essential skill for successful research writing

DateMay 23rd (Wed)12:30p.m. - 1:30 p.m
VenueMakuhari Messe International Conference Hall 301B
Main targetNon-native speaking researchers who write journal papers in English
LecturerDr. Rick Weisburd (ELSS, Inc.)
Application Apply by Email to with your name and affiliation
Deadline for ApplicationThe day before (May 22nd). Walk-in participants will be admitted, subject to availability of seats
InformationNon-native English speakers often struggle to appropriately qualify assertions. The ELSS Editor-in-Chief will explain how to do this effectively so that readers will trust your conclusions. Flyer(Draft version) Download
Supported byELSS, Inc.