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Guide for International Participants

It gives us great pleasure to express that SAGA15 finished with great success. We would like to thank everyone for their kind attendance. Photo report is available on the SAGA facebook page We hope you will enjoy these photos as much as we did.


The XV Symposium of the SAGA will be held from November 17th–18th, 2012 in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The oral and poster presentations will be given in Japanese or English. Latest announcements in Japanese are HERE( We look forward to welcoming you in Sapporo!

Venue / Date

Sapporo City University on Saturday, 17 November, 2012 Sapporo Maruyama Zoo on Sunday, 18 November, 2012


Participation fee is not necessary for everyone, but admission fee for Sapporo Maruyama Zoo is required. Pre-registration is not required for non-presenting attendees, unless you wish to attend a special lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall.

Reason for Hope - Special Lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall

Date: 18th November 2012. Time: 2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Venue: Animal Science Lecture Hall, Sapporo Maruyama Zoo On the second day of the symposium (18th of November), a special lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall will be held at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo. The lecture begins at 2:30 P.M. and ends at 4 P.M. Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa will have a short, approximately 30 min. introductory talk prior to Dr. Goodall's lecture. No participation fee is necessary, but admission fee for Sapporo Maruyama Zoo is required. Registration via e-mail is required. Please send e-mail with your name, your e-mail address and your affiliation to ______. (Deadline has now passed.) We will reply to you by e-mail as soon as your application is received. In case you do not receive response to your application, please call: +81.11.641.1426 Dr. Ishibashi or Dr. Takaesu at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo.

Useful Information Several useful information, including admission fee and transportation to Sapporo Maruyama Zoo are available at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo website:
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