13th Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC)

DECEMBER 14 – 17, 2021, TOKYO, JAPAN
Venue: KFC Hall & Rooms
Kokusai Fashion Centre Bldg., Yokoami 1-6-1, Sumida City, Tokyo

Signal & Information Processing — Science for Signals, Data, and Intelligence

Important Dates

[April 1, 2021] Submission of Proposals for Special Sessions [May 1, 2021] Submission of Proposals for Forum, Panel & Tutorial Sessions [July 15, 2021] Submission of Regular Papers [July 15, 2021] Submission of Special Session Papers [July 16 to September 10, 2021] Submission of Research Abstract  [August 31, 2021] Notification of Papers Acceptance [October 1, 2021] Submission of Camera‑Ready Papers [October 1, 2021] Author (Early-Bird) Registration Deadline [December 14 – 17, 2021] Tutorials, Summit and Conference Dates


* After careful consideration of the serious influence of COVID-19 worldwide, APSIPA ASC 2021 organizing committee has decided to hold this conference as a hybrid in-person/online event to encourage many more people to participate in APSIPA ASC 2021 in safe.


Deadline for Author Registration: October 1, 2021
Deadline for Application for Onsite Participation: December 3, 2021

*All deadline dates are in Japan Standard Time.

Registration Fees

*All payment must be made in Japanese Yen (JPY).
*10% consumption tax is included.

Author Rate

* Author Rate for all of the following papers: Regular Sessions, Special Sessions, and Research Abstracts.

Category Registration Fee
Until October 1, 2021
Author Registration (Member*1) 40,000 JPY
Author Registration (Non-Member) 50,000 JPY
Onsite Participation Fee

*For participants who are willing to attend the onsite meeting, this additional registration is MANDATORY. The maximum number of onsite participants is subject to the pandemic situation. The additional registration for onsite participation will be announced at the end of October.

10,000 JPY

Non-Author Rate

Category Registration Fee
Until December 17, 2021
Full Registration (Member*1) 10,000 JPY
Full Registration (Non-Member) 15,000 JPY
Student Registration (Member*1) 0 JPY
Student Registration (Non-Member) 5,000 JPY
Onsite Participation Fee

*Registration for participation onsite is now closed.(Deadline: December 3, 2021)

10,000 JPY

*1. Member registration is applicable to:

  • - the author who has a membership of either APSIPA or IEICE-ESS (not applicable to the IEICE-ISS member).
  • - the non-author who has a membership of either APSIPA, IEICE-ESS or IEICE-ISS.

For Authors

Papers to be presented at the conference, authors should meet the following conditions:

  1. Accepted papers must be registered by at least one full registration on or before October 1, 2021 in order to be published in the conference proceedings.
  2. Authors should register in one of the registration categories of Author Rate.
  3. Each Author Registration can cover at most his/her TWO papers.

For Students

Student rate is applicable only to those who have student status at the time of the conference. Students are required to submit a scanned copy (in either jpeg or pdf format) of their student ID or student certificate letter from their supervisors via online registration form. Please be advised that student rate will not be applied for students who have full time job.

For Online Participants

For those who registered after December 9, please note that it may take some time to set up access rights to the online conference viewing system.
It is recommended that you register by December 5.

Notice to domestic participants only

The registration of Onsite Participation will open on November 1st.

Onsite Participation Fee: 10,000 JPY(For Non-Author, onsite participation registration is closed on December 3, 2021)

*This is an option. Please be sure to complete full registration if you are attending the conference, whether you are coming to the conference venue or not.

Registration period (JST)

For those registered in the Author category: November 1 to November 11
For those registered in the Non-Author category: November 12 to December 3 Closed


  • - The number of participants on site is limited. Applications will be closed when capacity is reached.
  • - Please be sure to read the following PDF before coming to the venue.

Request for prevention of COVID-19(PDF)

How to register

  1. Log in to your registration account from the link below.
  2. Click "Edit" button.
    How to register Step2
  3. Check "Yes" to the question "Would you like to attend the conference on the onsite?"
    Check either the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate or the Negative Certificate.
    If you checked Vaccination Certificate, please upload the certificate.
    Then select "Onsite Participation Fee: 10,000 JPY" and click "Next" button.
    How to register Step3
    Sample of COVID-19 vaccination certificate (新型コロナウイルスワクチン予防接種済証サンプル)
    Sample of COVID-19 vaccination certificate
    Find a sample Negative Certificate for COVID-19 from the following link.
    000799426.pdf (mhlw.go.jp)
  4. Press "Complete" button and press "to Main Menu" button.
  5. At the Main Menu screen, press "Payment" tub.
    How to register Step5
  6. Click the "Proceed" button at the bottom and enter your credit card information on the next screen to complete the payment.

Payment Method

Payment must be made in Japanese yen, and can be made by Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard,
Diners Club, AMEX or JCB).


A receipt can be downloaded from your registration account.

Notification e-mail

After you complete online registration, a reply e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address automatically.
If you do not receive it within 24 hours, please contact the Registration Office.

No Show

Any accepted paper included in the final program is expected to have at least one author or qualified proxy attend and present the paper at the APSIPA ASC 2021 conference. The 'no-show' papers will not be published by IEEE on IEEE Xplore® or other public access forums, but these papers will be distributed as part of the on-site electronic proceedings.

Cancellation Policy

The registration fee is non-refundable for any reasons.
If the conference is cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, the registration fee will not be refunded, but in this case, all accepted papers will be listed in IEEE Xplore.
However, the Onsite Participation Fee may be refunded only if the conference is no longer held on-site due to safety reasons.

Online Registration Form  

For any inquiries about registration, please contact:

Registration Office of APSIPA ASC2021
c/o JTB Communication Design, Inc.
E-mail: apsipa_asc2021-reg@jtbcom.co.jp

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