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Rare Sugar Congress 2019


Rare Sugar Congress



Rare Sugar Congress 2019 was concluded successfully on December 5, 2019.
We thank all of you for great supports.

See you again at the next Rare Sugar Congress!

AWARD WINNERS

Award Winners of Rare Sugar Congress 2019

Rare Sugar Award
Dr. Ken Izumori

The International Society of Rare Sugars honors his outstanding and unique achievements in rare sugar research, and recognizes his unparalleled contribution by Rare Sugar Award in Rare Sugar Congress 2019.


Excellent Presentations of Research in Poster Session Were Awarded as Following:

Best Poster Award
Saki Ejima et al.

An examination of candidate enzymes metabolizing D-allulose 6-phosphate in rice.

Poster Awards
Kazuyo Kamitori et al.

Sugar specificity and structural analyses of Na+/ D-glucose co-transporters. Could rare sugars be transported via SGLTs?

Special Awards
Kouhei Ohtani et al.
D-Allulose production by alkaline isomerization and enzymatic epimerization methods.
Zhixin Wang et al.
Bioproduction of rare sugars from whey permeate.
Wanmeng Mu et al.
Molecular modification of D-allulose 3-epimerase to improve the catalytic activity and thermal stability.

CONGRESS PHOTOS

Dec 3 Photos
Reception Photos
Dec 4 Photos
Dec 5 Photos
(Congress photos will be shown up to the end of Feb 2020)

TOPICS

  • Online registration was closed on December 13, 2019
  • Online registration is closed but on-site registration will be available
  • Addtional information for Oral/Poster Presentation announced
  • A tentative schedule announced on October 18, 2019
  • New due date for Abstract on September 15, 2019
  • Third circulation on August 23, 2019
  • Abstract submission started on April 1, 2019
  • Registration started on April 1, 2019
  • Second circulation on March 15, 2019
  • First circulation on December 21, 2018

Information新着情報

Date
December 3-5, 2019
Venue
Kagawa International Conference Hall (Sunport Takamatsu)
http://www.symboltower.com/hall/english
Takamatsu-city, Kagawa, Japan
A final Schedule
(Updated on Dec 3, 2019) Download Schedule
December 2 (Monday) Kagawa International Conference Hall & Exhibition Hall:
15:00~16:30 Registration (Conference Hall) & Poster set up (Exhibition Hall)

December 3 (Tuesday) Kagawa International Conference Hall:
09:00~09:50 Registration
09:50~10:00 Overall facilitator: K. Akimitsu (Kagawa U)
                     Opening ceremony: Chair M. Tokuda (Kagawa U)
                     Congratulation Remarks by Yoshiyuki Kakehi
                     President of Kagawa University (Japan)
                     Congratulation Remarks by Keizo Hamada
                     Governor of Kagawa Prefecture (Japan)
                     Welcome Address by Ken Izumori
                     President of International Society of Rare Sugars
10:00~10:30 Keynote address: Chair K. Izumori (President ISRS)
                     George W.J. Fleet  
                     Professor Emeritus of Oxford University (UK)
10:30~11:00 Special lecture I:
                     Chair Y. Tani
                     (Allulose Working Group Chair (AWGC), Calorie Control Council (CCC), USA)
                     Jessica O'Connell
                     Former Associate Chief Counsel, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (USA)
11:00~11:30 Special lecture II: Chair Y. Tani (AWGC, CCC, USA)
                     Pauline Chan
                     Director of Scientific Programs for the Southeast Asian branch
                     The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) (Singapore)
11:30~12:00 Special lecture III: Chair Y. Tani (AWGC, CCC, USA)
                     Nobuo Nishi
                     National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (Japan)
12:00~12:10 Group photo session           
12:10~13:30 Lunch
13:30~15:00 Special program "Functional Sugars and Their Usage in Markets"
                     Session I: Market examples of functional sugars and their usages
                     Presenters: Nate Yates (Ingredion Incorporated, USA)
                     Session II: Panel discussion ~A proposal for functional sugars in future~
                     Modulator:          Yuma Tani (AWGC, CCC, USA)
                     Panelists:            Erick J. Vandamme (Belgium)
                                                George W.J. Fleet (UK)
                                                Ken Izumori (Japan) 
                                                Saisamorn Lumyong (Thailand)
                                                Chang-Su Park (Korea)
                                                Jessica O'Connell (USA)
                                                Pauline Chan (Singapore)
                                                Nobuo Nishi (Japan)
                                                Nate Yates (USA)
15:00~15:30 Coffee break (sponsored by Ingredion)
15:30~17:00 Oral presentations:
                     Session 1 Rare sugar production and their physicochemical properties (1)
                     Chair K. Izumori /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     Enzymology 6 speakers
17:30~18:00 Welcome drink (JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu)
18:00~20:00 Reception banquet (JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu)

December 4 (Wednesday) Kagawa International Conference Hall:
09:00~10:30 Oral presentations: 
                     Session 1 Rare sugar production and their physicochemical properties (2)
                     Chair G. Fleet /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     Enzymology & Chemical production 6 speakers
10:30~10:50 Coffee break (sponsored by Suntory) 
10:50~12:00 Session 1 Rare sugar production and their physicochemical properties (3)
                     Chair S. Lumyong /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     Physicochemical properties 4 speakers
12:00~13:30 Luncheon seminar (sponsored by Matsutani Chemical Industry) Chair K. Akimitsu
                     "Single malignant cells in ascites of cancer patients visualized by 2-NBDLG,
                     a fluorescently labeled L-glucose (fLG)"
                     Katsuya Yamada, Hirosaki University (Japan)
                     (12:00 to12:40 Lunch 12:40 to 13:20 Seminar)
13:30~15:00 Session 2 Rare sugars for medicine and health (1)
                     Chair M. Tokuda /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     Rare sugars for medicine 6 speakers
15:00~15:30 Coffee break (sponsored by Mitsui Chemical Agro)
15:30~16:50 Session 2 Rare sugars for medicine and health (2)
                     Chair K. Murao /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     Rare sugars for health 5 speakers
16:50~17:50 Session 3 Various usages of rare sugars for livings
                     Chair K. Akimitsu /14 min each (including presentation and discussion)
                     4 speakers

December 5 (Thursday) Exhibition Hall & Kagawa International Conference Hall:

09:00~12:00 Poster presentation (Poster presenters must stay and give a chance of discussion with
                     audience in the front of each poster from 9:30 to 10:30 for odd numbered posters and
                     10:30 to 11:30 for even numbered posters) in Exhibition Hall
                     Coffee break (sponsored by Coca Cola) 
12:00~14:00 Luncheon award lecture at Kagawa International Conference Hall
                     (sponsored by Mitsubishi Corporation)
                     (12:00 to12:40 Lunch 12:50~ Award ceremony)
12:50~          Award ceremony (by selection committee in International Committee members)
                     Honor society award (Tentative name)   
13:00~          Award winner lecture 
13:40~          Poster award (1 Best Poster Award & 2 Poster Awards)

14:00~15:00 Closing ceremony: Chair Masaaki Tokuda
                     ISRS general meeting
                          1. Amendment to Terms
                          2. Initiation of ISRS Achievement Award
                          3. etc.
                     Closing seminar: Erick Vandamme
                     Closing remarks: Ken Izumori & George Fleet

Registration
Online registration system is available now for various post processes.
Online registration is closed but on-site registration will be availableClick the following button and make registration using AMARYS, online registration system by JTB Corp. for Rare Sugar Congress 2019.
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Registration Fee
Registration fees for participating in Rare Sugar Congress 2019 are shown in the following table. The fee of early-bird registration (before Aug. 31, 2019) is less expensive than that of regular or on-site registration (after Sep. 1, 2019). The reception desk at the conference for on-site registration is predicted to be very crowded, and we suggest you to finish your registration and the payment in advance.
   General Participant  Student
Early-bird registration:
Before August 31, 2019 (JST)
15,000 yen 10,000 yen
Regular registration and On-site registration:
On or After September 1, 2019 (JST)
20,000 yen 10,000 yen

Reception Banquet
The ISRS Reception Banquet will be held in December 3 night at Hotel Clement Takamatsu. Reception Banquet fees are shown in the following table.
   General Participant  Student
Reception Banquet Fee 10,000 yen 6,000 yen



Contact Information
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