The 33rd Meeting of Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery

Call for Plenary Speakers

The Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery is accepting submissions for plenary speakers. Proposals will be screened on the basis of academic excellence and high originality, and selected speakers will receive a Presidential Award in the certificate of commendation and extra prize.
Selected speakers will be announced at the session, and original papers of the speeches must be submitted to the Society’s official Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences (JHBPS) within two months following the Annual Meeting.

Submission period for Plenary Speakers

September 1-  October 30
Submission period has been extended till noon November 10, 2020.
Submission has been closed.

Read the following instructions carefully and submit the "Proceeding Format" in the MS Word document via e-mail to the Congress Secretariat ( Format can be downloaded.

Instructions for Proceeding submission


Download "Proceeding Format" below and submit the following contents:
1) Title, Speaker's (Co-Speakers') name(s) and Affiliations
2) Abstract
3) Body Text
4) Cited Literature
5) Tables & Figures

Please indicate if you would like to present in other sessions in case you are not selected for the plenary session.

<Word count>
In principle, title, speaker (co-speakers') name(s) and affiliations, abstract, body text, cited literature, tables & figures should be within 2,000 words combined. One table/figure equivalents to 200 words.

  • Number of speakers: up to 10 speakers
  • Abstract: up to 200 words

<Body Text>
Prepare your body text in IMRAD format.

<Cited Literature>
In the Body Text section, indicate each citation using the number and parenthesis only. Cited literature should be listed in Cited Literature section.

<Tables & Figures>
You may include up to three black and white tables or figures no larger than 8cm horizontally by 6cm vertically. Please paste your tables or figures into your document and include titles and captions as instructed below:

  • Tables: Titles above, captions beneath
  • Figures: Titles and captions beneath


1. September 1 (Tue) -  October 30 (Fri) , 2020
Submission period has been extended till noon November 10, 2020.
Submission has been closed.

Plenary session Proceedings Submission Period

2. Early to the middle of November
Selection by the Scientific Committee of the JSHBPS

3. Late November
Notification to the selected applicants

4. On the day of the congress.
Three selected applicants will speak at the plenary session during the 33rd Meeting of Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, and will receive the President's Award during the JSHBPS General Assembly.

5. After the congress to August 31, 2021 (only for plenary session presenters)
Original manuscript should be submitted to the Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences.

* Even if the manuscript has been rejected by the Journal, the President's award will not be revoked.

Conditions of COI (Conflict of Interest)

Both the principal presenter and co-presenters must disclose conflicts of interest. The party responsible for the presentation (the principal presenter or Corresponding Speaker) shall report on all COI matters on behalf of the presenters.

<Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest>

<When submitting the Proceedings>
Presenters and lecturers at the 33rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery should use this “Disclosure of COI” form to provide information that ought to be disclosed pertaining to conflicts of interests with companies or organizations. Once filled out, sign the form and send it to the Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery via email ( or fax (+81-3-3356-4381).

(This COI report will be kept in storage for two years after your presentation.)

<On the day of the congress>
Any conflicts of interest clearly indicated at the time of abstract submission should be disclosed during the presentation, either at the beginning of presentation slides or at the end of the poster.