October 3 (Tue), 2017 - January 5 (Fri), 2018
IPS2018 requires the authors to report the conflict of interest when submitting your abstracts. Additionally, if your abstract is accepted, the category of conflict of interest and the names of the companies must be disclosed in the presentation slide and poster.
These rules are applicable to all presentations including those in Sponsored Seminars.
The authors have to report on the conflict of interest with companies within the last three years no matter whether it's concerned with or without the content of your presentation. In the abstract submission form, please type in the category and the class below with the names of the companies in the fields of "Report on Conflict of Interest".
Categories and classes are as follows.
F (Financial Support):
In the case where research expenses are supported or free research materials (including devices) or services (including sample measurements) are provided by companies (*) through the organization to which the author belongs.
(*) Companies denote both related companies and competitor companies. This is also the case for all subsequent categories.
I (Personal Financial Interest):
In the case where the author is an investor in a company related to the chemicals and materials (including devices).
In the case where the author is an employee of an interested company
In the case where the author is currently, or was within the past three years, a consultant of an interested company
In the case where the author holds a patent or is in the process of applying for a patent
In the case where the author receives rewards (*) or travel expenses from a company related to the chemicals and materials (including devices) used and services provided.
(*) Rewards include salaries, travel fees, intellectual property rights, royalties, honoraria, shares, stock options, consultancy fees, lecture fees, expenses as a member of advisory committees and review panels, etc.
I. 0 JPY
II. From 1 to less than 500,000 JPY
III. From 500,000 to 5,000,000 JPY
IV. Over 5,000,000 JPY
*Conflict of interest should be disclosed for the fiscal year during the previous three years when the author received the largest sum of money.
Based on the your report on submission, conflict of interest to be disclosed for the author (including co-authors) will be added at the end of the abstract by Secretariat of IPS2018. For categories F, C and R, only class IV (over 5,000,000 JPY) needs to be disclosed. Category and the names of the companies will not be addressed in the abstract.
When the authors discloses the conflict of interest in the presentation, the category and the names of the companies should be shown after the authors' names in the second slid or at the end of poster. (For category P, the names of the companies need not to be mentioned). For categories F, C and R, only class IV (over 5,000,000 yen) should be disclosed.
If none of the authors has any conflict of interest to be disclosed, please write "there is no conflict of interest to be disclosed".
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