We strongly encourage graduate students, who are working in related fields, to participate in this workshop.
All accepted participants have the possibility to present a poster on their recent or current work, and we will also have a number of slots available for contributed oral presentations. Please include a title and abstract if you want to do this.
As OIST is in a slightly remote location, we will organise lunches for all participants. The conference fee of 10,000 JPY includes these lunches and the participation at the conference banquet (to be held during the poster-session). We will also organise a bus-transfer between Naha Airport and OIST for people arriving late the day before the workshop starts. The cost for the bus transfer is 1,500 JPY and details will be communicated later. All payments are to be made at registration in Okinawa, by credit card (preferred) or in cash.
We offer support for students in the form of free accommodation in shared twin (2 single beds) room close to OIST. If you are a student and would like to apply for this (the number of rooms is limited), please confirm with your MSc/PhD Supervisor that he/she is willing to write a brief letter of recommendation by January 7th 2019. You will need to fill in their details in the Referee section below and we will contact them subsequently. If your referee is having problems uploading, please ask them to email the reference directly to email@example.com
We also have a small number of travel bursaries available for students, which can help cover the flight costs up to 50% of the actual ticket price. Please indicate below if you want to apply for this.
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Applications are accepted until the end of December 31st 2018 (Any Time Zone).