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Registration for presenters has started

Updated: Aug 4, 2021

(1) oral presentations (open topic) (2) poster presentations (3) organized sessions/roundtables (in Japanese or English) are open for application. The details about each of the applications are as follows:

(1) Oral presentations

(2) Poster presentations

Applicants/presenters must be members of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID). Those who are not members are not eligible for application.

For student presenters, please also attach a letter of recommendation from an academic advisor (free format) to the abstract and submit as one file.

Each member can submit only one paper and make only one presentation. If you are not the first author of the second paper and if you do not present that paper, you may submit up to two papers. It is preferable that collaborators and co-authors are also JASID members.

The abstract should be A4 one page, 400~800 characters in length if in Japanese or 200~300 words if in English. Please download FORMAT-A from the Annual Conference website, complete your abstract, and submit to though the website shown below.


We would like to also inform you that applicants are asked to pay the membership fee for the JASID fiscal year 2021 before application. If the payment of the membership fee is not confirmed, there is a chance that conference presentation might be cancelled. Please refer to the JASID’s website and “Regulations on the Annual and Spring Conference” for more details.

(3) Organized sessions and Roundtables

When applying to present at an organized session, the title and summary of the entire session and details such as the moderator, commentators, and presenters summarized into FORMAT-B which you can download form from the Annual Conference website, together with each presenter’s abstract in FORMAT-A, must be submitted by a session organizer.

For the application of a roundtable, the title of the roundtable, a summary, and a list of all speakers must be summarized in FORMAT-C which you can download from the Annual Conference website and submitted by a roundtable organizer.

In either application, the organizer must be a JASID member. The organizer must have an agreement about his/her organized session with the moderator, commentators, and speakers prior to the application. Although those other than the organizer in organized sessions and roundtables do not have to be JASID members, it is strongly recommended to become members.

For (1), (2), and (3), we welcome all applications based on any research outputs. Additionally, we encourage the presentations and organized sessions, which are relevant to the theme of this year’s conference. The applications will be reviewed by the 32nd JASID Annual Conference Program Committee and the results are planned to be announced in early October.

Application period: From 2 August 2021 to 5 September 2021.

Submissions can be made through the Abstract Submission Form in the 32nd JASID Annual Conference website ( ).

For those applying for poster presentations, please submit a reduced-size A4 poster edition of your paper together with the full paper. Details concerning submissions of papers including deadline will be announced as the time gets closer.

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