|Title of the Meeting||The 60th Annual Conference of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering|
|Dates||June 15th (Tue.) - 17th (Thu.), 2021|
Virtual (Online) Conference
|Chair||Tsuyoshi Shiina Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
|Organizing Committee Office||Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Univerisity
53 Shogoin Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan
|Conference Secretariat||PCO Co., Ltd.
120 Kosugi Toyama-city, Toyama 939-8063 Japan
Tel: +81-76-429-5708 Fax: +81-76-428-9156
Call for AbstractsJSMBE calls for papers for general sessions(GS), organized sessions(OS) symposiums(SY) and panel discussions(PD) in the 60th Annual Conference. Presenters in some of symposiums(SY), panel discussions(PD) and organized sessions(OG) have been already reserved.
- Submission opening: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
- Abstract submission deadline:
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Friday, February 19, 2021 (extended)
Monday, March 15, 2021 (extended)
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 (extended)
- Proceeding submission deadline:
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021 (extended)
- Notification to submitters: Thursday, April 15, 2021
- Preliminary program available online:
MarchAprilFriday, May 21, 2021
Please go to the on-line abstract entry system”UMIN” and select your language, Japanese or English.
- If you select Japanese, please fill-in all information.
- If you select English, please fill-in English field only and skip the Japanese field.
1. Applicant Eligibility
Researchers in biomedical fields are eligible for the annual conference of JSMBE. JSMBE expects that the first author will become a JSMBE member.
If you apply Young Investigator’s Award session, we request you to become a member.
2. Abstract and Proceeding
You have two options to submit your paper as follows;
①submit an abstract and a proceeding.
②submit only an abstract.
JSMBE recommend ①“submit an abstract and a proceeding”. Both the abstract and the proceeding can upload in the on-line abstract entry system. Your abstract and proceeding will be published in the online JSMBE journal after the conference. In case the first author is a member of Japan Biomagnetism and Bioelectromagnetics Society (JBBS), your proceeding will also be published in the JBBS journal after the conference.
2.1 Abstract preparation
Japanese abstract is an optional for Japanese presenters.
|English||Within 150 words or within 1200 characters.
Figures and tables are not acceptable.
|Japanese||Within 600 Japanese characters.|
2.2 Proceeding Preparation
Our society requests applicants, who have more than master’s degrees, to submit the proceedings in English due to disseminate their research to the world.
It is optional to submit a proceeding manuscript, but JSMBE recommends all applicants to submit it. However if you are concerned about multiple submissions, you may submit only an abstract. In case the first author is a member of Japan Biomagnetism and Bioelectromagnetics Society (JBBS), all applicants are required to submit a proceeding manuscript.
Proceeding is up to three pages with A4 size document.
Proceeding form in Word file is available as follows:
Proceeding form in English
3. Instruction for abstract submission
3.1 Copyright transfer
JSMBE requires that authors/ copyright owners assign copyright to JSMBE in order to publish an abstract and a proceeding. The copyright transfer agreement has been done by checking the “Agree” in the on-line abstract entry system.
* The copyright transfer agreement is required not only for the proceeding submission but also the abstract submission.
3.2 Conflict of Interest
JSMBE is providing the Guidelines Regarding Conflicts of Interest for the appropriate management of conflicts of interest (COI) resulting from involvement in collaborations between industry and academia.
Thus, anyone who plans to present at congresses or meetings of JSMBE is requested to disclose any COI with companies and associations related to the presentation/lecture scheduled at the abstract submission and at the presentation.
At abstract submission, if there is any COI to disclose in the first presenter, the first presenter needs to check the corresponding mark and disclose the COI information in the online abstract entry system. Also the first presenter is required to disclose any COI at the presentation in the conference.
If there is no COI to disclose, the first presenter can check the “Nothing to disclose”.
3.3 Human subjects and ethical considerations
JSMBE requires the certification that any research of the presentation has been approved by your Institutional Review Board on human research and on animal experiment.
If applicable, you are required to disclose whether the research received an approval from the presenter’s institutional ethics review board in the on-line abstract entry system.
If a research of the presentation that requires the approval by your Institutional Review Board has not been approved yet, the presentation might be rejected.
4. Young Investigator’s Award
JSMBE nominates six researchers to make a presentation at the Young Investigator’s Award (YIA) Session on June 16. We present Young Investigator’s Award to six young researchers who have achieved high-quality research with noteworthy and original finding in biomedical engineering fields.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify for the YIA:
The researchers in a medical field include persons who have medical license (e.g., doctor, dentist, pharmacist, nurse, and clinical engineer, etc.) and/or who are engaged in medical/clinical/biological researches. The researchers in an engineering field include persons who engage in physics/chemistry/computer science/engineering researches, etc.
4.2 Instruction to apply for YIA
Applicants who should be the first author can easily complete the application for the YIA by;
The application form includes the noteworthy, exploratory and original findings up to 200 words and the comments of your supervisor or signatures of co-presenters.
5. Abstract submission to general session
In the general session, the submitted papers are assigned in either the oral presentation or in the poster presentation regardless of their research quality and level.
First, the presenter chose the first and second choice of the research field according to the categories of the general session, and go to the on-line abstract entry system.
Categories of the general session (left-click to open in an additional window)
6. Abstract & Proceeding Submission
Both the abstract and the proceeding can upload in the on-line abstract entry system.
Encrypted Communication (Recommended)
Encrypted Communication (Recommended)
The on-line abstract entry system “UMIN” is developed for Japanese researchers and the explanation and direction are mostly in Japanese.
Please refer the following PDF instruction to submit the abstract and registration.
UMIN instruction (left-click to open in additional Window)
To make an inquiry about the abstract entry system, please contact the secretariat by Email:email@example.com
- Early-bird registration: From Thursday, April 15, 2021
To Monday, May 31, 2021
- Regular registration: From Tuesday, June 1, 2021
To Thursday, June 17, 2021
On or Before May 31
|Member||15,000 yen||17,000 yen|
|Non-Member||18,000 yen||20,000 yen|
|Student||5,000 yen||6,000 yen|
|Medical Staff||6,000 yen||8,000 yen|
* The medical staff is a person who works in hospital including a nurse, a clinical engineer, a clinical laboratory technician, a radiation technologist etc. except a medical doctor.
* The medical staff is required to upload a work identity card (that show your hospital).
* The student is required to upload student identity card.