To Speakers

Oral Presentation (Session A through H)


Oral sessions will be held in the Room Diamond, Conference Building 2F. 


The total of 15 minutes for an oral presentation including discussion. A first bell is at 8 minutes, and second bell is at 10 minutes to complete presentation. 


Oral presenters will be requested to bring your MS-Powerpoint presentation file at registration. A computer and a PC projector will be set at the session for presentation. Presenters can also bring and use your own computers for presentation.



Poster Presentation


The poster should be A0 size (841 x 1189 mm or 33.1 × 46.8 in) printed in portrait orientation.

The poster session venue will be in the restaurant, hotel building 10F.


The poster viewing core times are on May 24, 2011, 19:30-20:30, and on May 26, 2011, 13:00 – 14:00.


The poster presenters are urged to prerare a short (3 mins) oral summary (mini-lecture) on May 24, 2011, 16:00 - 19:15.

The format for oral summary (MS Poweroint file) can be downloaded from


If the presentors admit, the posters will be brought to be instllated at the Joint International Symposium with JAALS (The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies), i.e. at Tokyo University of Agriculture.


Paper Publishing Information


Presenters are requested to submit your full papers (maximum paper length of 4 pages), which will be considered for publication to the Special Issue of Journal of Arid Land Studies. The deadlin of the submission is May 15, 2011.


Every author (or a co-author) of the paper is requested to give a oral lecture (at the oral session or short oral summary for poster presenters) to be eligible for the consideration of publication. 


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