Advance registration

Advance registration has been closed.

Open: December 4th (Tuesday), 2008 at 9:00am (JST; GMT+9)
Close: May 15th (Thursday), 2008 at noon (JST; GMT+9)

Note that abstract submission is closed earlier (February 14th, 2008).

Please register at theJapanese page if Japanese typing is available.
Read the whole of this page and then click “Advance Registration” button.

You can advance to abstract submission from advance registration without intermission. However, please read the whole page of “Call for Papers” before starting abstract submission.

A confirmation letter will be sent to the delegates (living overseas) who have registered in advance. Please bring the confirmation letter to the meeting and present it at the Registration Desk to pick up your congress materials.
For delegates (living in Japan) who have already registered, the congress materials will be sent around the early June.
If you do not receive the confirmation letter or congress materials by June 20th, please inquire to the Registration Desk of Neuroscience2008.

If you did not register in advance, on-site registration will be available at the meeting.

July 9 (Wed) 7:30 ~ 18:00
July 10 (Thu) 8:00 ~ 18:00
July 11 (Fri) 8:30 ~ 17:00

Thank you for your all cooperation and we are looking forward to seeing you in Tokyo.

1. Registration Fees (JPY)

Advance registration
(Dec. 4, 2007 - May 15, 2008)
Member 13,000 17,000
Nonmember 15,000 19,000
Graduate Student/Member *1 2,000 3,000
Graduate Student/Nonmember *1 5,000 6,000
Undergraduate Student *2 - Free
Neurosci. Res. Supplement Charge *3
(First Authors of JNS Members Only)
4,000 -
Get-together/Regular *4 3,000 -
Get-together/Graduate Student *4 2,000 -
Get-together/Undergraduate Student *4 1,500 -

*You may be able to charge your registration fee to grants (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, etc.), when you present the research results supported by them at Neuroscience2008.
Please consult with your administrative officers for procedures.

*1 For graduate student participants

  • If you are a member of the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS), please enter your membership number in the registration screen.
  • If you are not a member of the society, please print out a fax form when you register online and fax the form and a copy of your student ID to Neuroscience2008 secretariat (fax # +81-3-5216-5552).
  • If you register on site, please show your student ID at the reception desk.

*2 For undergraduate student participants

  • If you are not a first/presenting author of an abstract, the registration fee is free of charge. Please identify yourself by showing your student ID at the reception desk and you will receive a student name card.
  • Advance registration and fee payment (JPY2,000) are required for those who are first/presenting authors.

*3 Neuroscience Research Supplement charge

  • An abstract registered by a member of the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) is published in a Supplement to Neuroscience Research (Elsevier). A first/presenting author is requested to pay additional JPY4,000. When you make an advance registration as a JNS member, the Supplement charge is automatically added, so please make both payments together. You will receive a coupon together with the program booklet. Please obtain the Neuroscience Research Supplement at the meeting with the coupon.

*4 Banquet (NeuroSocial)

  • This banquet offers the opportunity for promising undergraduate, graduate students and post docs to meet with leading researchers in a friendly atmosphere. You may even have a chance to discuss with the plenary lecturers and symposium speakers there. Do not miss this opportunity. We cannot accept the on-site registration. Awardees of the Neuroscience2008 Travel Award are invited to the NeuroSocial with fee of charge.


2. Advance registration

Open: December 4th (Tuesday), 2007 at 9:00am (JST; GMT+9)
Close: May 15th (Thursday), 2008 at 12:00pm (JST; GMT+9)


  • We accept credit card for payment. Payment can also be made by postal-transfer or at convenience stores domestically.
  • Register yourself before abstract submission. Registration ID and password (required upon abstract submission) are obtained at advance registration.
  • Browsers: Netscape 6.0 and above, Internet Explorer 5.5 and above for Windows users; Safari 1.2 and above, Netscape 6.0 and above for Mac OS X users; Netscape 6.0 and above, Internet Explorer 5.0 and above for Mac OS 9.2 or older version users.
  • Enter your membership number. This is shown as 10 digits on any envelope from the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS).
  • For those who are currently applying for membership and submit an abstract, choose “applying” and leave the membership number box blank. Nonmember symposium speakers choose “nonmember symposium participant” and leave it blank in membership box.
  • When you choose member/nonmember, regular/student, yes/no to Banquet (NeuroSocial) participation, and also yes/no to abstract submission at online registration, your payment will be automatically summed up. Once you choose a method of payment (by credit card, postal-transfer (domestically only), or at convenience store (domestically only)) and your registration is completed, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your submission. Your prompt payment is greatly appreciated.
  • After your payment is confirmed, you will receive a program booklet and receipt of registration (early June).
  • All payment related to advance registration is taken care of by the agency (The Mitsui Sumitomo Financial Service).


3. Name card, Program booklet, and Abstract

  Advance Registration Abstract Submission Name Card Receipt of Registration Program Booklet Neurosci Res.Supple. Coupon
Member advance registration advance registration delivered in mail delivered in mail delivered in mail delivered in mail
advance registration registration not required delivered in mail delivered in mail delivered in mail
Nonmember advance registration - delivered in mail delivered in mail delivered in mail
On-site Registration - - pick up on-site pick up on-site pick up on-site
  • = advance registration
  • registration not required = registration not required
  • delivered in mail = delivered in mail in advance (early in June)
  • pick up on-site = pick up on-site

4. Applying for membership

The first/presenting author must be a member of the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS). A membership number is required to enter for online registration. If you are a nonmember but will be the first/presenting author, please apply for a membership immediately. For further information, please check the websites.

Contact numbers:

Office of Japan Neuroscience Society
Tel /Fax: +81-3-3813-0272

* It may take about a week or so for each society to issue a membership number. Please apply for it early in advance.


5. Attend the Neuroscience2008 with children

“Day-care room” and “parent-child anteroom” are available.
The child care staff stays in the room and the children are kept during the parent attends the conference. *Please make reservation in advance.
Parent wishing to rest or have lunch is able to use the “parent-child anteroom” for free.
*Parent is required to stay with the child in the “parent-child anteroom.”

6. Others

There will be no refunds for cancellations of any type. Don't make multiple registrations.

For inquiries about registration and abstract submission:

Neuroscience2008 Secretariat

Congress Corporation
Kosaikaikan Bldg, 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 102-8481 JAPAN
TEL: +81-3-5216-5318


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