Announcement of the 30th academic research presentation meeting

The 30th Annual Meeting of the Geographic Information Systems Conference will be held on Saturday,30th and Sunday, 31st, of October 2021 at Online.

Application schedule

Research Presentation
Presentation request @ EasyChair
Presentation paper Manuscript PDF upload@ EasyChair

Poster Presentation Click here to upload the PDF.
July 1st(Thr)~July 15th(Thr) Noon
July 1st(Thr)~August 31st(Tue) Noon

 ~Oct 22ed(Fri) Noon
Equipment exhibition/Industry explanation section
Application for exhibition Until August 15th(Sun)

Participation fee

Regular member/Support membership frame 4,000yen
Student member 2,000yen
Audiences(including co-authors who do not present)
Regular member/Support membership frame 2,000yen
Student member 1,000yen
Non-member(people over 18 and under 70 years old) 4,000yen
High school or younger students, people aged 70 years or older Free
(Please be sure to show proof of age)
※ The participants who do not live in Japan, please pay on the day of the conference concidering the bank transfer fee. The participants who live in Japan, please follow the instruction in the following page.

Registration form

    1. Research Presentation

    There are sessions for oral and poster presentation. 
    Oral presentation: Submission of the paper is necessary. Thesis is the result of the theoretical research and applied research on geographical information systems, in principle limited to those unpublished. Also, although there is no originality / completeness, announcement will not be accepted.
    Poster presentations: Discussions at the research formation stage, investigation, activity reports and so on are fine. Please use here as a place to exchange information freely and actively. Submission of the paper is not essential, but manuscripts submitted will be included in the lecture paper collection.

    Both lectures and posters will not accept commercial promotional presentations. Please apply to equipment exhibition and GIS product / usage example introduction session.


    Author requirements

    1. Anyone can participate. However, presenter must be an individual member(regular member/student member) of the GISA in order to submit a paper for publication. In addition, support members are considered to have qualification for one individual member for each member. 
    2. The person who will be the presenter, including support members, should follow the rule that only one subject per person. However, in the following cases, duplication of presentation will be accepted.
      • Being a co-researcher (multiple name) for multiple presentations.
      • To make a presentation in both regural sessions and special sessions.
    3. The presentation can be announced at the conference venue at the appointed date and time. Appointed announcement date and time will not be accepted. In addition, the total number of presentations may be limited due to the scale of the venue.
    4. Applicants must have paid their membership fees up to the year 2021.

    Submission application

    1. Submission of abstract
    Reception period: From July 1st (Thr) to July 15th (Thr) Noon (must arrive)
    Please apply from EasyChair ≪≫.
    • The filled in name/topic will be posted on the newsletter/program of event tournament web page/lecture paper CD-ROM.
      We will not accept any modification after the deadline, so please be forewarned.
    • Please check the availability of the presentation through the conference web page's【program(proceed)】by 7/30(Fri). We will not contact you individually.
    2. Submission Procedure
    Reception period: July 1st (Thr)~ August 31st(Tue) Noon(must arrive)
    Please upload the published manuscript (PDF) with EasyChair.
    Please make full use of this template file for submission procedure.
    • Conference paper for form of CD-ROM, submission received after deadline will not be considered.
      So in that case, with the late conference submission, please be noted that your presentation will be canceled.
    • It should be written either in Japanese or in English.
    • Paper size should be set to A4 vertical, manuscripts must be at least 4 pages and no more than 10 pages.
    • In case of the possibility that it will be difficult to contact you, the presenter, please fill in the full information about your contact with your most accessible contact when you will submit. 
      The author may be requested to proofread the manuscript.
    • Copyright of the manuscript belongs to the Geographical Information Systems Association of Japan.

    2. The 17th Conference Excellent presentation Award

    In order to improve the presentation level of the student members, we will also establish the "Best oral presentation Award" will be given. Those who satisfy the following conditions are eligible.

    • Being a student member of the assocatin (Icluding those whose application will arrive at the office by July 15th, 2021. However, the annual membership fee should be paid by 2021)
    • Master's degree is not acquired
    • To be a speaker presenter
    The session moderator recommends the award candidate from the research (thesis)content and the excellent technician of the presentation technology, and the winner will be decided after discussion by the convention announcement award subcommittee established in the academic award committee. The number of winners is not specified.
    We will send the certificate to the winners at a later date and announce the name and affiliation to GISA Newsletter 120.
    Also, we will post the summary of the presentation in "GISA-Theory and Application"Vol.29-NO.2(monochrome printed only).The winners should cooperate in submitting a single A4 size manuscript by November 15th (Mon).


    3. The 10th Poster Session Award

    In order to revitalize the discussion in the poster session, "Best Poster Presentation Award" will be given. Poster session's presenters are subject to review. 


    We will send the certificate to the winners at a later date and announce the name and affiliation to GISA Newsletter 120. Also, we will post the summary of the presentation in "GISA-Theory and Application"Vol.29-NO.2(monochrome printed only).The winners should cooperate in submitting a single A4 size manuscript by November 15th (Mon).




cover:PublicationsGISA publishes Theory and Applications of GIS and Papers and Proceedings of the Geographic Information Systems Association of Japan.

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