36th International Mammalian Genome Conference (IMGC2023)

Information for participants

Online Program

Program in detail (PDF)

Changes in Trainee Symposium (PDF)

List of poster session (PDF)

Restaurants around the venue (PDF)

Shops around the venue (PDF)

Venue (Epochal Tsukuba International Congress Center)

  • For traveling to venue, please see Access/Travel page.
  • Floor map
  • Main Hall: Leo Esaki Main Convention Hall (all oral sessions: Trainee symposium on 28th March, Plenary sessions and Luncheon seminar on 30th )
  • Foyer in front of Leo Esaki Main Conference Hall (Poster sessions on 29 and 30th )
  • Foyer under floor of Leo Esaki Main Conference Hall (Welcome reception on 28th )
  • 201A, 201B and 304 (Technical Workshops on 28th)
  • 201 (Mentor lunch on 28th )
  • Award banquet will be held at the room “Subaru” in the Hotel Nikko Tsukuba from 18:00 on 31st March. Route from the Conference Center will be announced.

Award banquet

Award banquet will be held at the room “Subaru” in the Hotel Nikko Tsukuba from 18:00 on 31st March. Route from the Conference Center will be announced.

Information for presenters

Abstract review results will be announced in January. Both oral and poster presentations will be given in a hybrid style of in-person and virtual presentations. The method of presentation will be announced.

Instructions for Presenters

All presentations will be supported through the conference platform system (OnlineConf: Zoom addresses for oral presentations and links to online posters will also be provided by OnlineConf. Do not share your accounts or addresses. Please be sure to turn off the volume on your computer and mute zoom at the venue.

Instructions for Session Chairs

Two chairpersons will be assigned per session (one in charge of the room and the other in charge of Zoom). Chairpersons should bring their own PC to monitor the chat box for questions.

Instructions for Oral presenters

In-person participation
Presenters will use their own PC to connect to Zoom for screen sharing. Please login in advance and share your screen at the start of your presentation. Please use a computer cursor or highlighter function instead of a laser pointer. If you have connection problems, please speak to our staff in the hall.

Remote participation
Remote presenters are requested to take a presentation video via Zoom and upload it to their own account on the OnlineConf by March 20. Please refer to for uploading instructions. Local staff will project the video at the venue. Please connect to Zoom at the time of your presentation for questions and answers (be aware of the time zone).

Instructions for Poster presenters

In-person participation
The Exhibition area foyer on the 2nd floor of the Main Hall will be open during all conference hours. Posters can be displayed starting in the afternoon of March 28 and should be removed by 15:00 on March 31. Presenters should be by their posters at the following times:

Odd Poster Numbers WEDNESDAY, March 29 from 15:00 until 16:50
Even Poster Numbers THURSDAY, March 30 from 13:00 until 14:50

In-person poster presenters are also invited to upload their poster PDFs to OnlineConf. Upload instructions are available at

Poster guidelines
Poster boards with dimensions of 210 cm in height x 90 cm in width will be provided for each presentation. Poster number tags and tapes will be provided at the venue. You can display your poster from the afternoon of March 28 to the last coffee break of March 31. After 16:00 on March 31, the remaining posters will be discarded.

Remote participation
Remote poster presenters should upload their poster PDFs and an optional short video to their own account on OnlineConf by March 24. Upload instructions are available at You will be notified by email when new comments are posted. If you would also like a printed version of your poster displayed at the venue, one will be printed and posted for you if you contact by March 21, 8AM JST.