May 15–17, 2019


Sendai City in Japan Sakura Hall,
Tohoku University (Katahira Campus), Sendai, Japan.
Sakura Hall is located in the Katahira Campus of Tohoku University.

By taxi:
5 minutes from Sendai Station.

By Subway:
Take the subway from Sendai Station to Itsutsubashi Station (2 mins). Exit at North 4. Turn left and walk straight ahead for 450m towards the South Entrance of Katahira Campus.

By foot:
About 15 minutes from the Sendai Station west exit

Introduction of Sendai City

Tentative Schedule

  Morning Afternoon Night
May 15 (Wed) Sessions Welcome mixer
May 16 (Thu) Sessions Sessions Banquet
May 17 (Fri) Sessions Excursion  


Session 1: Bio-resource and Genomics 
Session 2: Plant-Microbe interaction
Session 3: Nitrogen fixation and Nitrogen Cycles
Session 4: Legume and Rhizobia Symbiosis
Session 5: Sustainable Agriculture and Environments

Registration Fee

Category Fee
General 20,000 JPY
Student 10,000 JPY

*The fee covers all instruction, program materials, refreshment breaks, welcome mixer and banquet.


Deadline: April 26, 2019

You can register from here (external website).

Abstract submission

Deadline: April 1, 2019

You can submit your presentation from here (external website).


May 17 (Fri) 2019, 11:30-18:30 
Participants: Minimum 25 / Maximum 40
Fee: 8,500 JPY / person
* Including Lunch Box


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