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Application for 2016 membership is opened.

Note that the 2015 membership is valid until Dec. 31, 2016 for the inaugural/transition period of APNNS. We will send out renewal notification for the calendar year Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2017 around the period of ICONIP 2016 ( in October. See you in Kyoto then!


There are three ways to join us depending on the attendance to ICONIP 2015 and the membership of associated societies. If you would like to vote for the President-Elect and the governing board members in 2016, the deadline to become a new member is August 1, 2016.

For new members, upon receiving your application, we will provide you with your ID number in two weeks time at most. You may use the ID number for discounted ICONIP conference registration fees. Please note that the active members as of August 1, 2016 are eligible for the discount of ICONIP 2016.

(1) If you registered and attended ICONIP 2015 in Istanbul, simply send us an email to with the following information. The membership fee for year 2016 will be waived. If the information of ICONIP 2015 registration is not provided, we will send you an invoice for the membership fee of 15 USD (10 USD for student members).



Subject: membership application
(You must specify in Subject)

Your Name (As shown in the registration of ICONIP 2015; Use capital letters for LAST/FAMILY name)

Your Present Affiliation

Your email address

Country or Region of Your Residence (or Institute)

Your Paper number or Registration number at ICONIP 2015 (please specify which number)

Your Student ID number (If you apply for a student member, please indicate your student ID number. Students who currently pursue an academic deree, such as bachelor, master or doctor, and have a valid ID of a college, an institute, or a school are eligible for the application to student member.)


(2) If you did not attend ICONIP 2015, you need to pay the membership fee of 15 USD for year 2016. You need to send us the email above to excluding info on ICONIP 2015. We will send you an invoice that is payable through PayPal. Your membership will be activated upon the receipt of the payment. Student members will be entitled for a discounted fee of 10 USD.

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The deadline for application and payment is August 1, 2016. We are trying to return an invoice as soon as possible. You may recieve the invoice shortly after your submission of application. Please make your payment before the deadline!


(3) If you are a member of a society that has association/cooperation with APNNS, you can join us through the office of your society also. The eligible society currently includes Japanese Neural Network Society.

For further information, please contact us at .

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