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.
*Clicking the e-mail address above will open a new email message.
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.
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Language English
Supported by FORTE

"Wiley Author Workshop: Tips for Getting Your Paper Accepted"

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
InformationInformation: Editor-in-Chief of Island Arc, the international journal of the Geological Society of Japan, gives you advice on how to structure your research paper effectively. You will learn useful tips for improving the quality of your paper and increasing the chance of getting your work accepted and published in international journals
- 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 Download
Supported byELSS, Inc.

Exhibitor's Short Seminar

You can enjoy various "Exhibitors' Short Seminar" on the Mini Stage at International Exhibition Hall 7. Seminars include introduction of projects, hands-on training of the tools, information for students, and young reserchers' trend, and other special information. Please get in touch with the hot and useful information! (List will be updated on time.)