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Abstract submission

To submit an abstract (for symposia, workshops, oral presentations, poster presentations or rapid communication) you must be registered for the congress.
[Click here to open the abstract submission form]

Presentation types
In addition to oral and poster presentations, we will hold Rapid Communication sessions.

Details of Rapid Communication
  • 5 minute short talk
  • Include a short movie or slides to show animal behaviors of interest or introduce enrichment devices.
  • Please prepare using SIMPLE English.
  • You can submit an abstract solely for this session or also use it as an introduction to your poster. If you want to have a presentation only at this session, please choose the option of "Rapid Communication". If you want to use this session as an introduction to your poster, please choose the option of "Rapid Communication and Poster" on the registration site.
  • There will be no time allocated for questions or comments.

Abstract submission
We invite authors to submit work broadly related to animal welfare. We welcome presentations about scientific studies to understand animals, as well as studies involving the actual practice and evaluation of environmental enrichment. The abstract word limit is 250 words. Please download the abstract format from here. Please change the filename to your fullname before submitting. ex) smith_james.docx
  • General Session: oral and poster presentations. The committee will review the abstracts.
  • Symposia or workshops: We have limited slots for symposia and workshops (a total of 90 minutes per session). The committee will review and select the sessions based on the abstracts.

Abstract submission deadline
Closed
15th April, 2019 (Extended! This is the final opportunity.)


We welcome participants under 18 years old. Please contact us (iceekyoto2019 [at] iceekyoto.org) directly for more information.

Workshop

We will have two official workshops.As the number of participants is limited, please apply for only one. When the number of participants has reached the limit, we will close the application.

Workshop Registration
1) Positive Reinforcement Training Workshop
Title What is scientific training? ~the basic applied behavior analysis (ABA) and its application~
Date and time 25th June, 2019 13:00 - 18:00 (including break)
Location Clock Tower, Kyoto University
(Maximum participants: 60)
Contents Lectures from experts (Prof. Naoko Sugiyama, Ms. Jodi Carrigan and Mr. Kazuyuki Ban)
The Shaping Game
Group discussion
Closed! 2) Environmental Enrichment Workshop
Title Practical tips for creative enrichment: we are happy and we wear happi!
Date and time 25th June, 2019 13:00 - 17:00
Location Kyoto City Zoo
(Maximum participants: 30)
Contents Lectures from experts
Group work (Planning and creating enrichment for four species of animals)

Fee Structure

Late (After 15th March, 2019)
Regular Student
Whole conference participation (5 days) 33,000JPY 22,000JPY
Participation on a daily basis 11,000JPY 11,000JPY

You can join any scientific event (including workshops and symposium), welcome reception and Kyoto City Zoo tour by paying the fee. To participate banquet (on 26th June) and post-congress tours (After 27th June), additional charge is required.

Middle(1st Feb, 2019 to 14th March)
Regular Student
Whole conference participation (5 days) 30,000JPY 20,000JPY
Participation on a daily basis 10,000JPY 10,000JPY
Early (Until 31st Jan, 2019)
Regular Student
Whole conference participation (5 days) 27,000JPY 18,000JPY
Participation on a daily basis 9,000JPY 9,000JPY