RNA2016 June 28 to July 2, 2016 Kyoto, Japan The RNA Society Japan RNA


Early -Registration: December 18, 2015 (JST) – April 16, 2016 (JST)
Standard Pre- Registration: April 17, 2016 (JST) - May 20, 2016 (JST)

Those who wish to submit an abstract must first register to attend the conference. The deadline for submission of oral abstracts is March 15, 2016. The deadline for poster-only abstracts is April 15, 2016. Shortly after your registration, you will receive a confirming email containing a link to the abstract submission site.

Registration Fees –payable only in Japanese YEN

Registration categories Early-Registration
(until April 16, 2016)
Standard Pre-Registration
(until May 20, 2016)
On-site Registration
Member * (all except current students) JPY 72,000 JPY 80,000
Student Member * JPY 62,000 JPY 70,000
Non-member JPY 92,000 JPY 99,000
Accompanying Person ** JPY 10,000 JPY 10,000
Option: Closing banquet/dance for accompanying person JPY 10,000

* Member rate is applicable to active members of the RNA Society or the RNA Society of Japan. Your RNA Society membership number will be required to receive the member rate.

Join a society or renew your membership now to receive the lower registration fee!
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** "Accompanying Person" must be a spouse or a family member of the registered participant. See "Fee Entitlement", below.

Registration Procedure

1) Early Registration/Standard Pre-Registration

On-line Registration
Please click the "On-line Registration" button at the bottom of this page.

2) On-site Registration

Please make payment at the On-site Registration Desk.

Fee Entitlement

Registration fee for Participant:

  1. access to all sessions, workshops, poster sessions and coffee breaks
  2. conference materials including program/abstract book (print and electronic versions)
  3. opening gala reception on Tuesday evening
  4. closing banquet/dance on Saturday night
  5. three lunches (Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)
  6. two dinners (Wednesday and Thursday)

Registration fee for Accompanying Person:

  1. opening gala reception on Tuesday evening
  2. three lunches (Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)
  3. two dinners (Wednesday and Thursday)

Payment Method

All payment must be made in Japanese yen.

1) Credit Card

American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and JCB are acceptable.

2) Bank Transfer

Remittance must be completed within 7 days after "On-line Registration".

Final due date for bank transfer:  Early registration April 22, 2016
  Standard pre-registration May 27, 2016

Bank account information will be provided on the last page of the "On-line Registration".
Please note that all transfer charges must be paid by participants.

Online Registration Flow

Online Registration Flow

  1. Please access the online registration system through the button and enter your profile.
  2. URL is sent to your email address to set up Login ID and password.
  3. Please select your registration category and other options.
  4. Please choose a payment method either by credit card or by bank transfer.
    *Pending registration is automatically cancelled after 1 hour unless a payment method is decided on.
  5. Confirmation letter and receipt can be downloaded when the payment is confirmed.
  6. If you wish to submit your abstract, please access to the website address in confirmation email.
    Please note that you will be requested to register your contact information again when submitting abstracts we apologize for the inconvenience incurred by this arrangement.

To change/add registration after fixing on the payment method, please click Registration No. on the menu page of the online system.

Confirmation / Receipt

The Confirmation Letter and Receipt can be downloaded through the "On-line Registration" page, when you complete the payment.


  • The Confirmation Letter can be downloaded as many times as you wish by July 2.
  • The Receipt can be downloaded only once. Please inquire the Registration Desk if you failed to download.

Cancellation Policy

The conference must receive notification of cancellation in writing by email at reg-rna2016[A]convention[D]co[D]jp (Please change [A] to @, [D] to .)
Cancellation may be partially refunded subject to the following cancellation fees:

  • Cancellation received by April 21, 2016 – forfeit \10,000
  • Cancellation received between April 22 and May 20, 2016 – forfeit \25,000
  • Cancellation received after May 21, 2016 – not refundable

3-for-2 Group Registration Incentive
(RNA Society)

RNA logo

The RNA Society wants to encourage as many members as possible to attend the annual meeting. To that end, they are offering a new discount to the members who bring three or more lab members to the conference.

Here are the requirements:

  • This offer is only for overseas labs (i.e. outside of Japan) whose lab head is an RNA Society member.
    To become a member go to:
    To renew your membership, go to:
  • There must be at least three paid registrations from the same lab, and the lab head must be a conference attendee. We want to encourage participation by more senior researchers, as well as grad students and post docs.
  • Only one registration refund per lab.
  • Refunds will be in the form of a check when you arrive at the conference, or as a credit card reimbursement or electronic funds transfer shortly after the close of the conference.
  • To take advantage of this offer, please complete the form at the following link:


RNA2016 Registration Desk
Tel: +81-3-3508-1251 (10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Fax: +81-3-3508-1756
E-mail: reg-rna2016[A]convention[D]co[D]jp (Please change [A] to @, [D] to .)

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