Abstracts Submission

We welcome many abstract submissions from overseas.

  • The meeting registration fee will be waived for the first authors whose abstracts are accepted. This is limited to the first authors who reside outside of Japan.
  • Overseas authors do not require the membership of the societies.

Period for Abstract Submission

Abstract submission has been closed
Thank you for your submission.

Format of Abstract submission

Travel Grant

Travel Grant application has been closed.

A Travel Grant is provided to the first author.
Please refer to the information below regarding the amount.

Please note that the first author must give a presentation at the Joint Meeting of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Heart Rhythm Society and the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electrocardiology in Kyoto on the accepted abstract.
Moreover, even if more than one abstract is accepted, the travel grant will be provided for only one abstract.

From Southeast Asian Countries
(Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)
100,000 JPY
From Nearby Asian Countries
(China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Korea)
50,000 JPY
From Other Countries
100,000 JPY

*Applicant must be the first author and presenter of the submitted abstract.
*No age limitation.
*Deadline for application is February 25, 2015.

Abstract Submission Process

  • Presentation Style and Language

    All abstracts for General Presentation, Symposium and Panel Discussion must be written in English.

    Presentation Style/Theme Presentation Language
    General Presentation Japanese/
    Symposium Inherited Arrhythmias- Bench to Bedside English
    Symposium Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Arrhythmias -Relations with the Autonomic Nervous System- English
    Symposium Various Methods of PV Isolation, the Differences and Influence on Prognosis Japanese
    Symposium Risk Stratification of Early Repolarization Syndrome English
    Symposium Patient Management of Pain and Anxiety during Electrophysiological Procedures as Device Implantation or Catheter Ablation Japanese
    Symposium Noninvasive Test for Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death -Conventional Methods and its New Application- English
    Symposium Balloon technology for AF ablation -current status and future perspective- Japanese
    Symposium Progress of research on the QT prolongation English
    Symposium Approach to Non-responder of CRT English
    Symposium Sinoatrial Node Pacemaker Clocks・・・The Mechanism of Heart Beats English
    Symposium Therapeutic Strategy for Ventricular Tachycardia.
    - ”The New Concepts”-
    Symposium Resolution of the Mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation and its Application
    Rotor Mapping its Theory and Reality
    Panel Discussion Risk Stratification of Syncope English
    Panel Discussion Total Management of Catheter Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Japanese
    Panel Discussion Management for frequent ICD therapy Japanese
    Panel Discussion The role of imaging modalities in the EP laboratory Japanese
    Topics Designated by the JSE Academic Committee Topics Designated by the JSE Academic Committee Japanese

    During the submission process, all authors will be required to provide membership number for either the Japanese Heart Rhythm Society (JHRS) or the Japanese Society of Electrophysiology (JSE). However, overseas applicants should choose "From Abroad" botton and enter "99" as a membership number.

    The societies welcome membership outside of Japan.

    If you forgot or lost your membership number, please inquire at the JHRS or the JSE secretariat office via fax or email.

  • Body of the Abstract

    The body of the abstract (excluding title, author name(s) and organizational affiliation(s)) must be 250 words or less in English. It may include one diagram, which should be in GIF or JPEG format and of 300 KB or less in size. The diagram can be in either landscape or portrait orientation and will be reduced to about 75 mm x 45 mm when printed. Please note that even if you submit a color diagram, it will be printed in black and white. In case the abstract includes a diagram, the body of the abstract should be 150 words or less.

    In the case of symposium and panel discussion proposals, the author must submit an abstract written in English for the proceeding as well as one for the selection process, which should be no more than 500 words. Note that the diagrams for a symposium and panel discussion proposal cannot be registered via the online submission system. Please submit them separately to the JHRS secretariat office via email or postal mail, to arrive by February 12. When you do so, please identify the figures or images with your registration number.

    The Japanese Heart Rhythm Society 2-5 KiyoTokyo Build 6F, Kandaogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0052, Japan Email: office@jhrs.or.jp

  • Registration Number and Password

    Upon your abstract registration, you will automatically be assigned a registration number. With this number and your own password, you will be able to access and revise your registered abstracts as many times as you wish, up until the noon of February 12, 2015.

    You will be responsible for the safekeeping of your password and other confidential information. We strongly urge that you keep a note of your registration number and password, as you will need them to confirm receipt of your abstract and revise your submission. Please note that, for security reasons, if you lose or forget your password or registration number we will be unable to provide them to you under any circumstances.

  • Presentation Language for General Presentation

    Please select your presentation language, either “Japanese or English” or “Japanese preferred” at the time of registration. Note that all slides and posters must be in English only.

  • Presentation Style for General Presentation

    Please select your presentation style, either “oral or poster” or “poster preferred” at the time of registration.

  • Type of Presentation Language

    The presentation language will, in principle, be as per your indication. The presentation style (oral or poster), however, will be determined by the congress secretariat with regard to the schedule.

  • Publication of Accepted Abstracts

    Accepted abstracts will be published in the proceeding in which abstract title, text, author's name and organizational affiliation will be printed exactly as you registered on the website. We recommend you to carefully read the instructions on this website before filling out required information upon submitting your abstract.


The first author and co-author(s) must be members of the Japanese Heart Rhythm Society or the Japanese Society of Electrocardiology, and must have paid the 2014 membership dues.

If you are not a member of the either societies, the membership application form is available on the JHRS or JSE website. Please download the form and complete the application process.
Non-Japanese nationals do not require the memberships of the societies.

Abstract Registration

  • Registration Period

    Please click the “Registration” button at the bottom of this page to access the registration page. The registration starts from the middle of December, 2014 until February 20, 2015.
    ※Abstract submission has been closed.

  • Abstract Categories

    As part of the registration process, you will be requested to identify the category of your abstract by entering a category number. Please select from the following list the number that best describes the subject of your abstract.

    1 AF: Ablation
    2 AF: Case Reports
    3 AF: Clinical Studies
    4 AF: New Mapping & Imaging Techniques
    5 AF: Others
    6 AF: Pharmacotherapy
    7 AF: Surgical Methods
    8 AFL/AT: Ablation
    9 AFL/AT: Case Reports
    10 AFL/AT: Clinical Studies
    11 AFL/AT: New Mapping & Imaging Techniques
    12 AFL/AT: Othres
    13 AFL/AT: Pharmacotherapy
    14 Autonomic tone basic
    15 Autonomic tone clinical
    16 Bradycardia Devices: Case Reports
    17 Bradycardia Devices: Clinical Studies
    18 Bradycardia Devices: Device Technologies and Techniques
    19 Bradycardia Devices: Indications and Complications
    20 Bradycardia Devices: Others
    21 Bradycardia: Clinical Studies
    22 Cell Biology, Physiology and Pharmacology
    23 Computer Modeling/Simulation
    24 Congenital Heart Disease: Medical and Surgical Approches
    25 Development and Regeneration (including iPS cells)
    26 Diagnostic Devices & Sensors: Clinical Studies
    27 Diagnostic Devices & Sensors: Experimental Studies
    28 Electrocardiographic Assessment: Methods and Outcome
    29 Experimental studies: AF
    30 Experimental studies:Others
    31 Experimental studies:VT/VF
    32 Genomics: Bedside
    33 Genomics: Bench
    34 Heart Failure Devices: Case Reports
    35 Heart Failure Devices: Clinical Studies
    36 Heart Failure Devices: Indications and Complications
    37 Heart Failure Devices: Others
    38 Imaging Methodologies: CT/MRI/Others
    39 Inherited Disorder: Brugada syndrome, ERS and Idiopathic VF
    40 Inherited Disorder: Long QT syndrome, ARVC, and Others
    41 Ion Channels and Transporters
    42 Leads & Electrodes: Clinical Studies
    43 Leads & Electrodes: Extraction/Removal
    44 Leads & Electrodes: Implantation and Complications
    45 Leads & Electrodes: Others
    46 Leads & Electrodes: Technologies and Techniques
    47 Pediatric Cardiology: Ablation and Devices
    48 Pediatric Cardiology: Clinical Studies
    49 Perioperative Management
    50 Reimbursement, Regulation and Health Policy
    51 Remote Monitorring system
    52 Risk Assessment: Holter ECG/Heart Rate Variability/QT Interval
    53 Risk Assessment: Other Methods
    54 Risk Assessment: Signal Average ECG/T-Wave Alternans
    55 Sudden Cardiac Death: Epidemiology and Etiology
    56 Sudden Cardiac Death: Prevention and Treatment
    57 Surgical Techniques and Treatment
    58 SVT/AVNRT/WPW: Ablation
    59 SVT/AVNRT/WPW: Case Reports
    60 SVT/AVNRT/WPW: Clinical Studies
    61 SVT/AVNRT/WPW: Others
    62 SVT/AVNRT/WPW: Pharmacotherapy
    63 Syncope: Clinical Studies
    64 Syncope: Othres
    65 Syncope: Pharmacothepy and Devices
    66 Syncope: Tilt Table Testing
    67 Tachycardia Devices: Case Reports
    68 Tachycardia Devices: Clinical Studies
    69 Tachycardia Devices: Indications and Complications
    70 Tachycardia Devices: Othres
    71 VT & VF: Ablation
    72 VT & VF: Case Reports
    73 VT & VF: Clinical Studies
    74 VT & VF: Others
    75 VT & VF: Pharmacotherapy
  • Young Investigator Award (YIA)

    If you are applying for a general presentation, please indicate whether or not you would like your abstract to be forwarded to the YIA selection process. The final nominees will be selected based on peer-review recommendation. Those finalists will make a presentation for the final selection at the YIA session during the congress.


    • To qualify for the YIA, candidates must be first authors who are aged under 40 as of July 1, 2015.
    • If your abstract is nominated for final selection, you must submit a paper to the "Journal of Arrhythmia (English)" or the "Japanese Journal of Electrocardiology"
  • Acceptance Results
    • The final decision to accept or reject the submitted abstracts will rest with the congress presidents, based on the reviews of the judges delegated by the congress presidents.
    • Notification of acceptance results will be sent out in the middle of April to the email address that was provided during the registration process. We will also post the results on our website.
    • Please note that we may not be able to fulfill all requests with regard to venue and/or program.
    • If your symposium or panel discussion proposal is not accepted, the abstract will be forwarded for consideration as a general presentation, if you so indicate on the registration page.


  • To inquire about your application or acceptance result, please fax or email the secretariat office of the Japanese Heart Rhythm Society (Fax: +81-3-3219-1955 E-mail: office@jhrs.or.jp). Please be sure to indicate your registration number in your inquiry.)
  • Please refer to the FAQ page (http://www.umin.ac.jp/endai/userfaq.htm) if you have questions about the registration system or any other topic.

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