The 9th Asian Pacific Phycological Forum

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan April 14-18, 2024

Algae: Biodiversity, Evolution and SDGs

Call for Papers

Abstract Overview

A registered participant can only submit one abstract that will be presented as an oral presentation or poster in Contributed Paper sessions: a participant can only present either an oral or poster presentation.
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.

Abstract Categories

  • Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Evolution
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • 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)

Oral presentations

The maximum 90 submitted abstracts will be accepted to be included in oral presentations. Presentation time for each speakers is 15 min including question time.

Poster presentations

The maximum 90 submitted abstracts will be accepted for poster presentaions. A display area will be 90 cm in width and 140 cm in height. All posters will be exposed during the full length of the Forum.

Student Presentation Awards

In APPF2024, all student presentations will be considered for the Student Presentation Award. Three students from oral presentations and three students from poster presentations will be awarded for their excellent presentations.

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 spacing and Times font. The title should be in bold, 12-point font, while the names, affiliations, and email addresses should be in 11-point font. The abstract body should be in 10-point font. 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 APPF2024 Secretariat by email at

Abstract Submission Period

September 6 to November 30 December 10, 2023 (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 APPF2024 Secretariat with your abstract submission number by email at if you have further inquiries.

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