The 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics

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The 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics

Dates: 8-9 December 2018

Venue: Kumamoto University School of Medicine
– Detailed address: Yamasaki Memorial Hall, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-8556 Japan

The Organizing Committee: Wen-Jie SONG (Chair/Kumamoto University), Kayoko HASEGAWA (Secretariat/Shokei University), Takuji KOIKE (The University of Electro-Communications), Ryo Nakano (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization), Tatsuhiko HARADA (International University of Health and Welfare-IUHW), Ikuo MATSUO (Tohoku Gakuin University), Makoto TAKEMOTO (Kumamoto University), Masataka NISHIMURA (Kumamoto University)

Sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics.

You are cordially invited to the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics. The meeting welcomes international students and researchers in areas of both basic and applied bioacoustics researches in animals and in humans. Topics include but not limited to hearing, sound effects on animals and humans, behaviors, neural mechanisms, models, and methodology. This meeting has the following features.

  • All the presentations and discussions are delivered in English.
  • Most of the contributed papers will be presented as posters.
  • Oral presentations are given by invited senior researchers and selected junior researchers.
  • Presentation awards are granted to excellent presentations given by students or researchers who got their degrees within three years.
  • The meeting is structured to provide enough time for participants to interact. Attending without presentation will also be an enjoyable experience.

The banquet will be held on Saturday, 8 December 2018, in or near the campus of Kumamoto University School of Medicine. Detailed information about the meeting will be uploaded to the webpage of our Society <http://bacoust.org>. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

 

  1. Key dates.

10 October 2018

Pre-registration and abstract deadline

Pre-registration and submission of the abstract for oral and poster presentations should be made by this date. All participants should send the pre-registration sheet by this date.

31 October 2018

 

Announcement of the program 

The program will be announced on the SFBA2018 webpage. Acceptance of contributed oral papers will be notified by this date by e-mail.

Early Payment deadline

Pre-registration fee is reduced for attendees who transfer their total amount of expenses by this date, and no cancellation fee will be charged by this date.

30 November 2018

Late Payment deadline

Attendees should transfer their total amount of expenses by this date.

 

  1. Joining the Society.

You have to be a member of the Society for Bioacoustics, to present a paper at the Annual Meeting. If you have not yet joined the Society, please visit the webpage of the Society <http://bacoust.org/?page_id=23&lang=en> and join the Society by 10 October 2018.

 

  1. Abstract submission.

The presenter of the paper must submit a one-page abstract together with a pre-registration sheet ( click here!) to the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics <bainfo@bacoust.org> by 10 October 2018. A Microsoft Word template of abstract is provided here. Non-presenter also needs to submit pre-registration sheet for non-presenter (click here!).

 

  1. Q and A.

Please direct your question to the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics <bainfo@bacoust.org>.

 

  1. Conference proceedings

A booklet of the conference proceedings will be delivered to each participant who paid the registration fee at the reception of the meeting. Additional copies of the booklet are available for purchase at the meeting reception desk. Society for Bioacoustics members can also view the proceedings online.