[Important!] The 114th meeting has been decided to be held entirely online. Please visit the following website for the conference.
For details on how to participate, please refer to the participation manual (provisional version) posted on the above-mentioned website.
The conference secretariat will send the final version of the manual with more detailed instructions to registered participants around September 10.


  1. Date
  2. Venue
  3. Chair
  4. Contact
  5. Registration fee
  6. Social hour
  7. Abstract submission
  8. Presentation methods
  9. Application qualification for award competition
  10. Other

The 114th SRD Annual Meeting

  • 1. Date
  • 21st September 2021 (Tuesday)
  • Business meetings
  • 22nd September 2021 (Wednesday)
  • SRD Outstanding presentation award
    Councilors' meeting
    Luncheon seminar
    Oral presentations
    Young scientist-organized planning symposium
  • 23rd September 2021 (Thursday)
  • Poster presentations (odd number)
    Oral presentations
    Public symposium
    Keynote lecture
    General meeting
    Lectures by SRD awardees
    Welcome reception
  • 24th September 2021 (Friday)
  • Poster presentations (even number)
    Oral presentations
    Two committees

  • 2. Venue
  • Kyoto University, Yoshida Campus, Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan

  • 3. Chair
  • Prof. Naojiro Minami (Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University)

  • 4. Contact
  • The 114th SRD Meeting Organizing Committee:
    Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan
    Fax: +81-75-753-6329
    Executive director: Shuntaro Ikeda

  • 5. Registration fee
  • Honorary member Free
    Regular & Silver member Early-bird 8,000 yen
    Student member Early-bird 3,000 yen
    Non-member Early-bird 10,000 yen
    Registration fees include a PDF file of the proceedings, and you can pay the fee through online registration system.

    Early Bird Registration Deadline: 13th August, 2021

  • To the resignation website

  • 6. Social hour
  • That is currently being prepared.

  • 7. Abstract submission
  • Opened from April 19th (Monday) JST 13:00 to May 28th June 11th (Friday) JST 13:00

    Abstracts for both regular presentation (oral or poster session) and those for competition for the SRD Outstanding Presentation Award (long version) must be submitted online by the presenters during the above-mentioned term. They must be written in English or Japanese. The first author and presenter must be a member of the SRD. For the membership registration process, please contact the SRD office (
    Foreign first authors/presenters who belong to the institutions in abroad countries are exceptionally acceptable regardless of the SRD membership. Please note that the foreign first authors/presenters need to pay the early-bird registration fee in advance (Deadline: 13rd August, 2021).

    The title and abstract should be completed in English within 140 and 1720 letters including spaces, respectively (alternatively within 70 and 860 letters in Japanese). No figures and tables are acceptable. To apply for the competitive presentation for SRD Outstanding Presentation Award, an additional abstract (long version) for the primary evaluation MUST be prepared within 3200 letters (in English) and submitted online as an attached file. Figures and tables cannot be included in this formatted abstract.
      Sample Abstract (MS Word (17 KB) / PDF (145 KB)

    Please choose one of the following presentation format options as the presenter’s preference; 1) Oral presentation, 2) Poster presentation, or 3) Either presentation (although the applicant will accept oral or poster presentation according to SRD office decision) is preferred. If the presentation format needs to be changed, we will inform the presenter about the change.

  • To the abstract submission website

  • 8. Presentation methods
  • The following presentation methods will be arranged with the change to the web holding. We will notify you with update information as soon as we can provide it.

  • Oral presentations:
  • 10-min presentation with 5-min discussion will be allocated to each presentation. Several days prior to the presentation, each presenter should submit a PDF file for his/her presentation to the 114th SRD Meeting Organizing Committee via email ( Especially applicants for award competition are required to submit it by the due date. Otherwise (upon special request), his/her own laptop computer can be directly connected to on-site projector.
  • Poster presentations:
  • For each of even and odd numbered posters, 60-min discussion time will be allocated. Poster boards (appropriate for A0 size) and attaching materials will be prepared.

  • 9. Application qualification for award competition
  • The first author must be a regular or student member of the SRD at the time of abstract submission. The membership application is here. There are two separate categories (category 1 for student members and category 2 for young regular members) for the award competition. Age of candidates should be 32 or less as of 1st April 2021. No situation limited: e.g., salaried or unsalaried, regular staff or not, full-time or part-time worker, degree (bachelor, master or doctor). The person who engaged the position beside scientific activities can also apply. However, once awarded in the past, he/she cannot apply within the next 2 years. Application with substantially the same research that has previously received an award from any academic societies will not be accepted. The presentation or award will be revoked if you do not meet the application requirement.
    Evaluation: the abstracts (long version) prepared for the primary evaluation are assessed by several evaluators. The oral presentations selected by the primary evaluation of the abstract will be made by the first author in the session for the second evaluation, which will be held on 22nd September. The several presentations will finally be selected for the award by the evaluators (councilors of SRD).
    Note: For the detailed information, please see the SRD presentation award 2021

    Presentation Award application form (Word)

  • 10. Other
  • Details of the content will be announced on this website and the website dedicated to the 114th Annual meeting.