The 9th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan 14~18 September 2020

Algae: Biodiversity, Evolution and SDGs

Call for Papers

Abstract submission is suspended until further notice.

Abstract Overview

The Organizing Committee will accommodate requests for oral presentations only in so far as space is available. Some participants requesting for oral presentations may be asked to present a poster if the program fills to capacity. A presenting author can submit abstracts of maximum one oral and one poster presentations.

Abstract Categories

  • Algal Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Evolution
  • Algal Cell Biology
  • Algal Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Algal Ecology
  • Algal Biotechnology
  • Algal Culture Collections
  • Algae and Environmental Pollution
  • Conservation of Algae
  • Algae and Climate Change
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Bioremediation and Biorefineries
  • Algae for Biofuels
  • Mass Culture Systems for Algal Production
  • Seaweed Cultivation
  • Algal Natural Products
  • Other (please specify)

How to Write an Abstract

An abstract should be in 300–350 words using the template below and including title, names and affiliations of authors, e-mail address and abstract body. It must be written in English using single-spaced, Times font: bold 12 point for the title, 11 point for names and affiliations of authors and e-mail address and 10 point for the abstract body. Please refer to an example below for the detailed format.

Abstract Template

Abstract Submission

Please use our abstract submission form to submit an abstract. Be sure to include both Word and PDF formats.

How to Revise or Modify an Abstract

Please use the abstract submission form to revise or modify an abstract. If you need to cancel or delete an abstract, please contact the APPF2020 Secretariat by email at

Abstract Submission Period

February 3, 2020 to April 30, 2020 (2:00pm JST)

Notice of Abstract Acceptance

An e-mail will be sent to notify you if your abstract has been accepted.

Further Inquires

Please contact the APPF2020 Secretariat with your abstract submission number by email at if you have further inquiries.

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