The 71st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan

General Meeting and Lectures by Award Recipients

Date: 18 March, 2024
Venue: Yokohama Kannai Hall (Main Hall)/Online (Hybrid)
Doors open: 11:30
General meeting: 12:00 – 13:30
Lectures by award recipients: 14:00 – 18:00


TimePresenter/Recipient (Affiliation) & Title
The 22nd ESJ Prize
14:00Hiroshi Kudoh
(Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University)
Molecular phenology in plants
The 28th Miyadi Award
14:25David Armitage
(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University)
The importance of natural history in testing ecological theory
14:50Haruko Ando
(Biodiversity Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies)
Evolution and ecological function of birds using various types of island habitats
15:15Kenta Suzuki
(RIKEN BioResource Research Center)
Ecosystems, Dynamical Systems, and Complex Systems: Toward an Ecology of Predictive Control
The 12th Suzuki Award
15:50Kiyosada Kawai
(Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences)
Diversity and ecological significance of xylem morphology in trees
16:05Takumi Saito
(Masaryk University, Faculty of Science)
Understanding the history of distribution of organisms using terrestrial and freshwater mollusks as a model system
16:20Satsuki Tsuji
(Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University)
Beyond species detection: paving the way for eDNA-based genetic diversity monitoring
The 1st Natural History Award
16:35Masahiro Sueyoshi
(Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)
A natural history study on forests, flies, and men
16:50Hironori Toyama
(J. F. Oberlin University, College of Arts and Sciences)
The Awards Ceremony
17:15The 22nd Achievement Award of the Ecological Society of Japan
Shiro Tsuyuzaki
(Faculty of Env. Earth Science, Hokkaido University)
Toru Nakashizuka
(Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)
17:30The Ecological Research Paper Award
17:45The Biwako Prize for Ecology


  • Members of the Ecological Society of Japan can participate in the General Meeting and Award Lectures without registering for the Congress.
  • Non-members are also welcome to attend if they have registered for the Congress.
  • There is no cloakroom. There are two coin-operated lockers (100 yen returnable), but they are small and limited in number.
  • There is no WiFi available in the hall.
  • No food or drink allowed in the main hall.
  • There is a parent-child room (a small space where children can listen to lectures even if they make noise, four seats in two locations on the second floor), wheelchair seating, toilets with nappy-changing stations and a multi-purpose toilet.