The 9th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan 14~18 September 2020

Algae: Biodiversity, Evolution and SDGs


Registration is suspended until further notice.

Registration Period

Early Bird Registration: from February 3, 2020 to March 31, 2020
Standard Registration: from April 1, 2020 to August 14, 2020
(On-site Registration is available for those who do not present papers)

Registration Fee

Category Early-bird Registration
(February 3, 2020 to March 31, 2020)
Standard Registration
(April 1, 2020 to August 14, 2020)
On-site Registration

Regular participant

57,000 JPY

67,000 JPY


30,000 JPY

35,000 JPY

Accompanying person

25,000 JPY

 30,000 JPY

Excursions (Optional)

Excursion section will be updated shortly 

  1. Regular participant fee and student fee include: an abstract book, a congress bag, admission to opening/closing ceremony, all scientific sessions, welcoming reception, congress banquet and coffee breaks.
    NOTE: Congress bags will not be handed out to accompanying persons.
  2. Students are requested to send the copy of student ID card (scanned PDF or photograph of the card) to the congress organizer by e-mail.
  3. Accompanying persons should be your family members, not your colleagues.
    Accompanying persons fee includes: participation to congress banquet, coffee break and social events

Registration Fee Payment Methods

All payments, including both online and on-site registrations, must be made in Japanese Yen (JPY) by credit card.
Credit Card: VISA / MasterCard / Amex / Diners / JCB

Privacy Policy

Information submitted to the APPF2020 secretariat office is used only for the registration process. It will only be handled internally by the registration office staff, and not be shown, sold, or transmitted to third parties. The registration office may use your contact information (address, telephone/fax/mobile phone numbers, or email address) to correspond with you regarding this position.

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Invitation Letters for Visa Application

Please see the Conference VISA.


Receipts will be issued on-site.

On-site Registration Hours

Monday, September 14
14:00 – 17:00
Tuesday, September 15
08:00 – 17:00
Wednesday, September 16
08:00 – 17:00
Thursday, September 17
08:00 – 17:00
Friday, September 18
08:00 – 12:00

Cancellation Policy

Requests to cancel registration must be sent to the APPF2020 Secretariat by e-mail ( Refund requests will not be accepted on or after August 13, 2020 (JST)

No-shows are not applicable for refunds. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for “No Shows”; however, substitute attendees are welcome.

Our cancellation procedure is as follows, the registration fee in full will first be deducted from your card, then the full registration amount will be accredited to your account and then 50% of the registration fee will be deducted from your card. We will issue a receipt to reflect this amount. Please take notice that any handling fees incurred will be paid by the participant and not by the APPF2020 office. Refunds will be processed within 4 weeks after the APPF conference has concluded. Refunds can only be accredited the same credit card used at the time of registration.

You must agree to these terms to proceed with the refund process. Refunds are handled case by case. Please contact the Secretariat for further details (

Refund request sent by August 12, 2020(JST)

50% of registration fee refunded

Refund request sent on or after August 13, 2020(JST)

No refunds

Further Inquires

Please contact the APPF2020 Secretariat by email at if you have further inquiries.

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