ISSCT Okinawa, Japan, 22 to 26 October 2018

June 28

We would like to inform that deadline for workshops registration and the official hotel reservation is prolonged to August 14.

Please make sure to complete both of registration and payment for workshops and reservation of the official hotel by using “Official Hotel Booking Form” by this date.

We will not accept registration for workshop after August 14, because we cannot ask the official hotel to keep rooms for workshop in high season.


June 8

This is an additional explanation of the payment of the official hotel.

First, we express our sincere thanks to your cooperation about the "official hotel hotel booking form".
Staying of the person who has already sent "Reservation form of the hotel at an official hotel" to the workshop secretariat was already secured.
When checking out from the official hotel, you will pay your total accommodation fee by the credit card or cash.
If you plan to use cash, Japanese yen or US dollar might be good.


June 6

This is very important announcement from the secretariat of the workshop in Okinawa.

First of all, we sincerely apologize to you about the trouble in the official hotel booking.

Because the secretariat of the workshops has kept enough number of rooms of the official hotel, the workshop participants do not need to worry.

The public booking system of the official hotel seems to be inconvenient for the participants, we changed the scheme of the booking.
Please download the "Offirial Hotel booking form" below, and fill in the necessary items on the form.
Then, please send it to the secretariat of the workshops by e-mail (
Sending a cc-mail also to the secretariat representative ( will ensure the booking.

Once again, the participant do not need to worry about the accommodations, and please send us your "Offirial Hotel booking form".

Offirial Hotel booking form


June 1


We recognized a problem that online registration form could not be sent even after the click “send” button. The problem has been fixed.

There are possibilities that registration procedure has not been completed if the participants have not received a confirmation e-mail from the secretariat of the workshops within 5 days after the online registration. In that case, please conduct the online registration again.
For questions, please send an e-mail to the Secretariat of the ISSCT Workshops 2018 in Okinawa “”.


Booking a room of the official hotel through website is not possible now, because there are many reservations on October 25 and 26. The secretariat keeps enough rooms for the workshop attendants and we will announce the new way of hotel reservation as soon as possible. We would appreciate it if you could kindly stop hotel reservation through website and wait for the next announcement.



May 29


The timetable and fares of the limousine bus from and to the Naha airport!!


As you know, the secretariat recommends the public limousine bus to move from and to Naha airport.

The public limousine bus is comfortable and convenient if it is suitable for your arrival and departure.

Our staff will wait for you at the Naha airport and you will be able to move to the hotel smoothly.

Please see the following PDF files.


Timetable of Bus.pdf

Fares of Bus.pdf


April 27:


The offcial hotel reservation has started!!

Please check the following homepage.

Hotel website (Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel Tancha-Bay)




April 26:


As for the reservation of the official hotel, it is scheduled to start on April 27.

When the reservation becomes possible, we announce it by the homepage at once.


April 25:


The secretary of the workshop has already started the registration from this homepage.

Also, all participant can pay the registration fee by using credit card in this site.

Please check the page of "Workshops registration".



Important Notice to participants

Third Announcement

Workshop Program

List of Poster Presentations

Second Announcement

First Announcement

ISSCT joint Breeding & Germplasm and Molecular Biology Workshops
~ Improvement of sugarcane for stress environments ~

Okinawa, Japan, 22 to 26 October 2018

The Breeding and Germplasm and Molecular Biology Sections of The International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT) will jointly hold the 12th Germplasm & Breeding Workshop and 9th Molecular Biology Workshop in Okinawa, Japan, from 22nd to 26th October 2018.

This is the first ISSCT workshop in Japan. We are very honored to accept many sugarcane researchers from all over the world.

First Announcement

  • International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists( Founded in 1924 )
  • Co-organizing Institutes

  • Okinawa Prefectural Agricultural Research Center
  • Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
  • NARO Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center

Secretariat of the ISSCT Workshops 2018 in Okinawa
Okinawa Prefectural Agricultural Research Center
820 Makabe, Itoman-shi, Okinawa 901-0336, Japan
TEL: +81-98-840-8505
FAX: +81-98-840-8510
E-mail :