The 2020 WNAR/IMS/JR (Japanese Region) meeting will be held in Anchorage, Alaska from Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The conference will be held at Hilton Anchorage in downtown Anchorage. 

Join us during the season of the midnight sun in Alaska’s largest city, nestled between the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. Anchorage is a place rich in culture, history, natural wonders, and wildlife. Explore more about Anchorage and the surrounding sites.

More conference details will be provided as they become available. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Program highlights include:

·         Short Courses

·         Invited Oral Sessions

·         Contributed Oral Sessions

·         Student Paper Sessions

·         Poster Session

·         New Investigators Lunch

·         Invited Presidential Address + Reception

·         Annual Banquet 

·         Social Mixer 

The local organizer is Jiaqi Huang ( and the program chair is Yingqi Zhao ( 

IBS members from developing countries may apply for a waiver for registration fees, one short course, and banquet fees for the meeting.  To apply for a waiver, please submit a letter to stating your current position, IBS region membership, length of IBS membership, and reason for wanting to attend the meeting.  We note that WNAR does not have funds to pay for travel support. 

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