Date & Venue


Tuesday, August 28th to Thursday, August 30tht, 2018


Higashi Hiroshima Arts & Culture Hall “Kurara”
7-19, Saijo-Sakae-machi, Higashi-Hiroshima city, Hiroshima

General information

  1. Research presentation – 2nd and 3rd day
    This meeting has oral and poster presentation sessions. Presentations must be given in English. Either Japanese or English can be used in the Q & A. The Research Award presentation will be in English only. Undergraduate students are permitted to submit a poster presentation Undergraduate students and master’s students will be allowed to give their presentation in Japanese, but should prepare their title and abstract in English.
  2. Open symposium – 1st day
    We will hold a open symposium with local citizens to consider various issues related to assistance dogs. Anyone is free to participate. Presentations will be in Japanese.pdf
  3. International symposium – 2nd day
    We will invite topical speakers from abroad and hold a symposium about temporal cognition and learning in animals. Presentations will be in English.
  4. General meeting -3rd day
    There will also be a ceremony of Research Award for young scientists. We look forward to participation by all members.
  5. Banquet -2nd day
    Just after the international symposium, we will hold a gathering at “Soraoto (ソラオト) on the 2nd floor of the hall to encourage social networking.
  6. Workshop – 1st day
    Workshops are scheduled from 16:00 to 18:00 on 1st day. Participation in workshops is free of charge.
  7. Others
    Executive Board Meeting, Editorial Committee Meeting and Research Award for Young Scientists Committee Meeting are scheduled on 2nd day. Administrative Board Meeting and General Meeting are scheduled on 3rd day.