Organizing Committee

Nissim Benvenisty, MD, PhD
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD
University of California San Francisco, USA

Yukiko Gotoh, PhD
University of Tokyo, Japan

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD
Stanford University, USA

Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD
Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Malin Parmar, PhD
Lund University, Sweden

Takanori Takebe, MD, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA/Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Yokohama City University, Japan

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD
Gladstone Institutes, USA and Center for iPS Cell Research & Application, Kyoto University, Japan




Attendee Resources

The virtual Tokyo International Symposium will take place on the OnAIR meeting platform. Registrants can login using the credentials they received on 24 October 2021 from the Congress Secretariat of the meeting. If you did not receive this email or have problems logging on please email For questions about the platform refer to the User Manual.

Registrants local to Tokyo, Japan can gather to watch presentations together and engage in discussions about stem cell research. For more information, please refer to the email you received on 26 October 2021 or email

Presenter Resources

We have compiled resources to enhance the experience of speakers, session chairs, and poster presenters at the Tokyo International Symposium. If you have additional questions please contact the Congress Secretariat of the 2021 Tokyo International Symposium at

Speakers and Session Chairs

New Information: Presenters will use Zoom to give their talks for this virtual meeting. Each presenter will receive a calendar invitation that contains the day, time, and a specific link to access Zoom for the session. A speaker will receive a specific calendar invitation and Zoom link for EACH session in which he or she is participating. This information was shared on 24 October 2021. Speaker information can be found here.

The meeting will be run on the OnAir virtual event platform. Links to this access the meeting platform also will be shared with presenters, so that they can access the meeting as attendees when not giving their talk. Meeting organizers encourage all speakers and session chairs to take part in the meeting by visiting posters and the exhibit hall and attending sessions and networking events in order to facilitate opportunities for global scientific exchange.

Poster Presenter Resources

Use this manual to learn how to design and present your poster at the virtual Tokyo International Symposium: Guidelines for Poster Presentation

Refer to this quick guide for a refresher on preparing your poster: Quick Guide for Poster Presentation