Latest Updates

・Aug. 25, 2023: 55 winners of IPC2023 Poster Awards were selected.

・Jul. 10, 2023: Announcement to presenters_Preparation for Presentation and Presentation on the day.

・Jul. 5, 2023: Call for Pre-registration for STAM Luncheon Seminar on July 20.

・Jul. 4, 2023: Preprints were opened.

・Jun. 7, 2023: The Scientific Program has been completed!! (flexible update).

・May 1, 2023: IPC2023 will offer nursery service with qualified staff for the participants with children for a fee. Acceptable ages are 6 months old up to 6 years old. If you intend to use the service, please contact us via email by June 13, 2023.

・Mar. 15, 2023: Registration for Attendees (except Presenters) opened!

・Jan. 16, 2023: The deadline of the Registration for Presenters has been extended until Jan. 25 (japan time)!

・Oct. 28, 2022: Registration for Presenters opened!

・Apr. 11, 2022: Plenary Speakers annouonced.

・Jan. 12, 2022: IPC 2023 website open!



Preprints of the 13th SPSJ International Polymer Conference

Preprints were opened on July 4, 2023.

Change of Presenters (updated at 10:00 am, July 20)

20K01IL Subi Jacob George → Kazunori Sugiyasu
20P080b Shin Takano → Sakurai Kazuo
20P086b Akihito Shibui → Hiroki Miyajima
21P068b Yuta Inukai → Yuki Nagao

Presentation Cancelled (updated at 12:30 pm, July 24)

19B01IL Brett Fors
19B11IL Leibfarth Frank
19G06IL Sophie M. Guillaume (changed to a video presentation)
19G16 Islam Mohamed Ahmad Mekhemer
19L11IL Timothy J. White
19P063a Misaki Majima
20E06IL Michel Wong-Chi-Man (changed to auto-playing PowerPoint presentation)
20L01IL Hideo Ohkita
20P056b Hiroki Kawakami
20P084b Ryo Kato
21P115a Waner He

Change of Session Chair (updated at 1:00 pm, July 19)

18A01PL Kotaro Satoh → Mitsuo Sawamoto
19B01IL Kotaro Satoh → Hideyuki Otsuka
19B03IL Kotaro Satoh → Hideharu Mori
19B13IL Frank Leibfarth → Hideharu Mori
19E11IL Kensuke Naka → Hiroaki Imoto
19G17IL - 19G21 Sophie M. Guillaume → Hideki Abe
20B01IL Kotaro Satoh → Akihito Hashidzume
20K14 - 20K16 Subi Jacob George → Ichiro Hisaki

Change of Presentation Date (updated on July 17)

21P106b Jiyoung Lee → Group b on July 19
21P055a Sowon Yun → Group a on July 19
21P104b Seohyun Kim → Group b on July 19

Important Notice regarding the day of IPC2023

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(Higashi Sapporo Subway Station)

Date Open (JST) Close (JST)
Tue. Jul. 18, 2023 1:00 PM 5:00 PM
Wed. Jul. 19, 2023 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
Thu. Jul. 20, 2023 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
Fri. Jul. 21, 2023 8:30 AM 12:00 PM

Attendees to IPC2023 should wear the conference badge in the Sapporo Convention Center, any facility of the center, or while attending conferences to show that you are authorized to be there.


- If attendees would be in poor health due to COVID-19 or its variant strains, please refrain from attending.
- SPSJ is recommending that all attendees and conference staff wear a face mask while in the Sapporo Convention Center and any facility of the center, or while attending the conference.


Service Overview

How to use


IPC2023 do not have cloakroom in the Sapporo Convention Center, so please look after your personal belongings. There are coin lockers located next to Information in the center, we propose that you will use them for taking care of personal belongings.


In IPC2023, you will not be able to use power supply to charge your personal PC and mobile phone. We propose to bring spare battery or power bank for your PC, mobile phone and so on.

Event Time/Day/Date Place
Welcome Reception 6:30pm – 8:00pm, Tue. Jul. 18, 2023 Rooms B and C
Banquet* 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Thu. Jul. 20, 2023 Main Hall

* Active participants: free to join the Banquet
Student participants: required to pay the banquet fee JPY10,000. Registration for banquet is now closed.


- Oral Presentations
Please bring your laptop PC for your presentation, and presentation data in PDF format on USB separately for the occasion of machine troubles on your presentation. LCD projectors and cables to connect your laptop PC to LCD projectors using standard HDMI (Type A) connection will be provided for oral presentation session. Please bring necessary adaptors if you need to connect your laptop PC to the cable with standard HDMI connection.
Please check-in at the session registration desk in front of each room for presentation at least 30 minutes prior to your presentation and take the seat in the "Next Presenter’s Seat" at the front of the room before the previous presentation starts.

-Poster Presentation
Please check-in at the session registration desk. Receive a pointing stick and mount your poster on the assigned poster board. After your presentation, return the pointing stick to the registration desk of the room for poster presentation.



Call for IPC2023 Sponsors (only in Japanese).




What's IPC ?

Since 1984, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) has organized SPSJ International Polymer Conferences (IPC) to provide the world polymer community with opportunities to meet and discuss most updated topics in polymer science and technology. We have pleasure in announcing that the 13th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2023) will be held in Hokkaido from July 18 through 21, 2023. We look forward to welcoming you to the IPC 2023.





Title The 13th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2023)
Dates July 18 - 21, 2023
Location Sapporo Convention Center, Hokkaido, Japan
Organizer The Society of Polymer Science, Japan
Official Language English