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The 1st Announcement: The 23nd JASID Spring Conference


The 23rd JASID Spring Conference webpage uploaded the first announcement and starts accepting application. In order to apply, please see https://www.jasidconference.org/

The 23rd JASID Spring Conference Executive Committee 【The 1st Announcement】

The 23rd JASID Spring Annual Conference is scheduled to be held on 18 June 2022, Saturday, ONLINE. The overall theme of this Conference is “Do you know, we have already been doing SDGs.”

As in the previous years, (1) oral presentations (open topic), (2) poster presentations, and (3) organized sessions/roundtables (in Japanese or English) are open for application. The details about each of the applications are as follows:

(1) Oral presentations
(2) Poster presentations

Applicants/presenters must be members of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID). Those who are not members are not eligible for application.

For those who are not yet members, please visit the JASID membership application site (https://jasid.smoosy.atlas.jp/admission/agreement (both in English and Japanese), fill out the form according to the terms and conditions stipulated on the site by 15 February 2022 in order to be eligible for applying to present at this conference.

For student presenters, please also attach a letter of recommendation from an academic advisor (free format) to the abstract and submit as one file.

Each member can submit only one paper and make only one presentation. If you are not the first author of the second paper and if you do not present that paper, you may submit up to two papers. It is preferable that collaborators are also JASID members.

The abstract should be A4 one page, 400~800 characters in length if in Japanese or 200~300 words if in English. Please download FORMAT-A from the Spring Conference website, complete your abstract, and submit to though the website.

We would like to also inform you that applicants are asked to pay the membership fee for the JASID fiscal year 2022 before application. If the payment of the membership fee is not confirmed, there is a chance that conference presentation might be cancelled. Please refer to the JASID’s website and “Regulations on the Annual and Spring Conference” for more details.

(3) Organized sessions and Roundtables

When applying to present at an organized session, the title and summary of the entire session and details such as the moderator, commentators, and presenters summarized into FORMAT-B which you can download form from the Spring Conference website, together with each presenter’s abstract in FORMAT-A, must be submitted by a session organizer.

For the application of a roundtable, the title of the roundtable, a summary, and a list of all speakers must be summarized in FORMAT-C which you can download from the Spring Conference website and submitted by a roundtable organizer.

In either application, the organizer must be a JASID member. please visit download the membership application form from the JASID membership application registration site (https://jasid.smoosy.atlas.jp/admission/agreement), fill out the form according to the terms and conditions stipulated on the site by 15 February 2022 in order to be eligible for applying to present at this conference.

The organizer must have an agreement about his/her organized session with the moderator, commentators, and speakers prior to the application. Although those other than the organizer in organized sessions and roundtables do not have to be JASID members, it is strongly recommended to become members.

For (1), (2), and (3), we welcome all applications based on any research outputs. Additionally, we encourage the presentations and organized sessions, which are relevant to the theme of this year’s conference.

The applications will be reviewed by the 23rd JASID Spring Conference Program Committee and the results are planned to be announced in early April.

Application period:

From 28 January to 28 February 2022.

Submissions can be made through the 23rd JASID Spring Conference website (https://www.jasidconference.org/).

Submission deadline for manuscript is scheduled in late April. Details on (2) Poster presentation, including submission of article will be announced later.

We plan to ask all presenters to submit accepted papers by early May. For those applying for (2) poster presentations, details concerning submissions of papers including deadline will be announced as the time gets closer.

We will be collecting a participation fee between early-April and early-May. Regardless the status of membership, please understand that participation fee is required.

All participation fees are to be paid by credit card. Regarding the proceedings of this year’s conference, those, who pay participation fees, can obtain them online, and no distribution of hardcopy. Details regarding payment and others will be announced later through the Spring Conference website and mailing list.

We would appreciate your understanding.

As this conference will be held online, we are hoping that it will be an opportunity for even those who are usually unable to physically attend to participate.

We look forward to having your participation.


The 23rd JASID Spring Conference Executive Committee
Mayuko SANO (Executive Committee Chairperson, Associate Professor, Fukuoka Prefectural University)
Yutaka HAYASHI (Secretariat, Associate Professor, Fukuoka University)

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