The 11th International Workshop on Salmonid Smoltification
Sapporo/Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
Sept 19–23, 2023
Organizers: Munetaka Shimizu, Arimune Munakata, Takashi Yada, Shinya Mizuno
We are pleased to announce that 11th Smolt Workshop will be held in Hokkaido, Japan after two years of postponing. We will open the workshop on Sept 19 in Sapporo, down-migrate to Hakodate via Chitose and close it on Sept 23. We are excited about bringing active discussion back to a in-person meeting.
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus
(Auditorium at Faculty of Environmental Earth Science)
Hokkaido University Hakodate Campus
(Auditorium at Faculty of Fisheries Sciences)
Program in brief
Sept 19: Welcome reception (7 pm) in Sapporo
Sept 20: Opening, Presentations in Sapporo
Sept 22: Presentations in Hakodate, Workshop dinner
Sept 23: Presentations in Hakodate, Closing (noon or 3 pm)
Regular participant: 45,000 JPY
Accompanying person: 22,000 JPY
Deadline: July 7, 2023
Online registration: click here
Note: This workshop is invitation only.
Given that the workshop starts in Sapporo and ends in
Hakodate,domestic airports in Hokkaido to arrive and
leave will be different: New Chitose Airport for arriving
and Hakodate Airport for leaving. If you have difficulty
in finding such round-trip air-tickets, you may want to
reserve international and domestic flights separately.
Please note that you could fly from Hakodate to
Haneda Airport or New Chitose Airport in the evening.
Another option is to move using a train to New Chitose
Airport or Tokyo although it takes about 3.5 hr and 4.5 hr,
respectively. Blow are recommendations.
Coming to Sapporo on Sept 19
Fly from Haneda or Narita Airport to New Chitose Airport,
and take a train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo
Leaving Hakodate on Sept 23 or 24
Option 1: Fly from Hakodate Airport to Haneda Airport.
Option 2: Take a Shinkansen bullet train from Hakodate to Tokyo (approx. 4.5 hr)
Option 3: Fly from Hakodate Airport to New Chitose Airport
Option 4: Take an express train from Hakodate to New Chitose Airport,
(Transit at Minami Chitose) (Approx 3.5 hr) and fly to Haneda or Narita.
Accommodations can be reserved by each participant, but below are recommended hotels that we secure a certain number of single and twin rooms. If you would like to make reservations at those hotels, please indicate it at online registration. You will pay it at check-in.
Sapporo (Sept 19 and 20)
Hakodate (Sept 21–22 or 23)