Meeting Information


The 120th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Dermatological Association


June 10(Thu.) - 13(Sun.), 2021


Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan

[Committee Members]

  • President: Mamitaro Ohtsuki, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University
  • Secretary General: Takeo Maekawa, M.D., Ph.D.


Registration fees are as follows. We accept only on-site registration. Please settle your registration fee by cash or credit card.

We will announce on line registration on this site later.

JDA Member JPY 20,000
Japanese Student/Overseas Student/Resident* JPY 15,000
Non-Member (Company member) JPY 40,000
Non-Member (Others) JPY 25,000
Accompanying Person** JPY 3,000
  • *Students and Residents need to submit their identification.
  • *Students including undergraduates and postgraduates are requested to submit a proof of their status such as a photocopy of a valid student ID card or a letter from the dean, the department head or the research director with their signature.
  • **The Accompanying Persons' registration fee is available only to partners and/or family members of paid delegates registered to attend the Conference. It covers the only admission for Social Gathering and Corporate Exhibition venue. Accompanying person cannot access to a lecture room.

Call for Abstracts

Submission period

From Thursday, November 26, 2020 to Tuesday, December 22, 2020 (Japan Standard Time)
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)

Abstract Submission Procedures

  • All abstracts must be submitted through the online abstract submission system.
  • Please see the following guidelines before proceeding to the abstract submission page. Click the button at the end of this page to submit.
  • For those who have difficulty accessing the online submission system on this website, please contact the secretariat office

Requirements for Abstract Submission

Only one paper can be presented by the same author and/or presenter, although a presenter can be a coauthor of other papers.

[Encore abstract]

JDA annual meeting will not accept the abstract with exact same title and contents published before in other meetings and articles. JDA has this policy to avoid double publication as a fraud.
If you add a new data or information on the previous reports, we would consider to accept the abstract.

Guidelines for Writing Abstracts

[Presentation style]

We prepare sessions of "Oral Presentations in English" in our meeting on June 10 and June 13, 2021. You can select your presentation type either of "Oral and Digital Poster" or "Digital Poster Only". The Local Organizing Committee will review the abstracts and decide their final presentation styles (oral and digital poster presentation or digital poster only presentation). If your abstract accepted as an oral and digital poster-presentation, you are kindly requested to present it orally on June 10 or 13 PM, 2021 and also present it as a digital poster.
You could choose how to present orally depending on the circumstances, from at on site or online or prerecorded.


Please choose from the following categories:

  1. Basic research
  2. Diagnosis
  3. Treatment
  4. Dermatopathology
  1. Dermatologic surgery
  2. Inflammatory disease
  3. Allergic disease
  4. Autoimmune disease
  1. Tumor
  2. Congenital disease
  3. Infectious disease
  4. Others

[Abstract Publication]

Your abstract will be published in the meeting program and the meeting abstract book.


  • Only abstracts submitted through the online abstract submission system will be considered.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling.
  • Please note that abstracts will be published as submitted, so please check carefully all names as well as spelling and grammar.

Abstract title must be 90 letters or less, including spaces.
Abstract body must be 800 letters or less, including spaces.
Up to 10 authors, including coauthors, and up to 10 affiliations may be registered

Online Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

  • Depending on the computer environment, there may be cases where the registrant is unable to register from the meeting web page. (e.g. Firewall is set to prevent intrusion) Please confirm your internet environment in advance.
  • It is mandatory that the registrant has an e-mail address that can be made through to him/her.
  • An e-mail will be generated automatically to inform the registrant that the abstract is registered. Please be extra careful not to mistype your e-mail address.
*If you do not receive the e-mail, the following may be the cause:

A. You can confirm your abstract from the "Confirmation & Correction" page.
- The e-mail address input was incorrect: Submission has successfully concluded. To avoid duplicated submission, do not submit more than twice. Please confirm and modify the e-mail address from the Confirmation & Correction page.

B. You cannot confirm your abstract from the "Confirmation & Correction" page.
- The submission process did not finish properly: Please submit again

  • Compatible browsers are Internet Explorer, Safari version 2.0.3 (417.9.2) or above, Firefox and Google Chrome. Do not use other browsers.

Before Submission

  • Registered data will be published on the abstract book. There will be no proofreading by the secretariat office. Please be extra careful not to mistype your abstract.
  • Change in abstract, including coauthor information, will not be accepted after the deadline. Please confirm thoroughly before submission.


Before you finish your registration, you are required to enter password. Password is case sensitive and must be 4 or more characters long. Do not use passwords used for hospital information systems and e-mails.

Data Entries

<Entering symbols, Greek Letters and other special characters>
Symbols and Greek Letters must be entered using the respective codes from the list of "Abstract Body" on the Registration site. (You may cut and paste from the list.)
Follow the instructions below for special characters. These are also available on the Registration site for you to cut and paste.

  • Superscripts: <SUP></SUP>
    Example: Na<SUP>+</SUP>=Na+
  • Subscripts: <SUB></SUB>
    Example: H<SUB>2</SUB>O=H2O
  • Italics: <I></I>
    Example: <I>c-fos</I>=c-fos
  • Bold: <B></B>
    Example: <B>AAA</B>=AAA
  • Underline: <U></U>
    Example: <U>BBB</U>=BBB
  • If you wish to use "<" (less than) or ">" (greater than) in your abstract (e.g. p<0.05), to distinguish special character codes "< > "explained above from single uses of "<" or ">", enter "&gt;" for ">" and "&lt;" for "<".
    Example: p&lt;0.05=p<0.05

Complete Registration

Please confirm the contents you have input before clicking the "Confirm to submit" button.
After submission, registration number (number in the 30000s) will be automatically generated. With the registration number being generated, the abstract submission process is concluded. You will receive a confirmation mail from the system. If you do not see your registration number in the web page, please be aware that the abstract has not been accepted yet.
Please note that the secretariat office will not answer any questions related to the passwords for security purposes.

Should you have any queries on the online registration system, please contact the secretariat office.


For adding correction to registered abstracts, use the "Confirmation and Correction" button. Before the due date, confirmation and correction can be made repeatedly by inputting the registration number and password.

Abstract Submission Procedures

Submission Periods

From Thursday, November 26, 2020 to Tuesday, December 22, 2020 (Japan Standard Time)
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)

  • The system will automatically close after the above date. Corrections, registrations and deleting of the abstracts will not be allowed after the deadline.

Click "Abstract Submission" button when submitting your abstract for the first time.


All abstracts will be reviewed and presentation styles (oral and digital poster presentation or digital poster presentation only) will be decided by the Local Organizing Committee.

Notification of Accepted Abstracts

First authors will be informed of the decision of the evaluation at the address given for correspondence by early February, 2021. At that time, you will be given full details of your presentation.

Travel grants available (For the participants on site only)

A limited number of travel grants will be awarded by the Local Organizing Committee for applicants, whose abstracts have been evaluated as outstanding.
Authors wishing to be considered for a travel grant should complete the abstract submission. The nominee must be first author (i.e. presenting author) of an abstract submitted, and should provide proof of their student's or training status with a certificate of the University resp. Head of Department.
Deadline for submission of Travel grants
You are required to send a proof of their student's or training status with a certificate of the University resp. Head of Department by Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (Japan Standard Time).

Program and Abstract

Under construction

Abstract Acceptance

Under construction

Information (Presenters' Instruction)

Under construction

Contact us

Secretariat Office of
The 120th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Dermatological Association
c/o The Japanese Dermatological Association
FAX : +81-3-3812-6790
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