2019 Five-day Introductory Training Course
on Plant Factory with Artificial Lighting (PFAL)​
September 23rd – 27th, 2019

●Fee(tax included):
JPY 115,000 for JPFA members
JPY 145,000 for NON-members
*Includes materials for lectures and the transportation fee on the excursion day.
*Lunch will not be served, however, there are many options in walking distance including a shopping mall food court and grocery store.
●Deadline for applying:
August 23rd or the application will be closed as soon as the number of applicants reaches the capacity

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*Participants should own all trip costs including air tickets, accommodation fee, meal charges and so on.
*Filming, recording and posting lectures without permission are prohibited.
*Seats will be reserved in the order of the receipt of application.
*We will issue the invoice via PayPal within 7 to 10 business days after receiving the application form.
*After confirming your payment, your seat will be reserved and we will provide your confirmation booking number.
*If you prefer to send the fee via wire transfer, please let us know. The payer will be responsible for any bank charges incurred for processing wire transfer.
*If your payment cannot be made within 5 business days after receiving the invoice, your reservation may be cancelled automatically.

*Cancellation policy:
If participants cancel the training course on or before August 13th 2019, we will return the fee except JPY 40,000 (a cancellation fee). If the cancellation occurs after August 14th 2019, the fee shall be due in full.
In most cases, in lieu of cancelling you may transfer your registration to another person without penalty.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Update: July 1, 2019

Q1. JPFA member
*If you would like to be a member to receive the member discount for training course, please download the application form and submit it to us.

Q2. Organization homepage URL
If your organization has homepage, social networking page or so on, please write down URL.


Q3. Your Field


Q4. Your First Language

Q5. Academic background
Please write down your academic back ground related to PFALs, it will help us to improve the training course.


Q6. The reason why you would like to join the training course

Q7. What are you expecting from JPFA training course the most
Please explain it in as much detail as possible.


Q8. Will you join the field trip on 27th of September?
The fee for transportation for field trip is included. The date could be changed due to the farms' schedule.

Q9. What kind of crop/cultivar would you like to cultivate in vertical / indoor farm?


Q10. Have you read 【Plant Factory (ELSEVIER)】,【LED lighting for Urban Agriculture (Springer)】and/or 【Smart Plant Factory (Springer)】?​
Plant Factory (ELSEVIER):https://www.elsevier.com/books/plant-factory/kozai/978-0-12-801775-3
LED lighting for Urban Agriculture (Springer):https://www.springer.com/jp/book/9789811018466
Smart Plant Factory (Springer) :https://www.springer.com/jp/book/9789811310645

Q11. Have you ever visited any plant factories?

Q12. Do you request the invitation letter for Visa?
*The fee for issuing the invitation letter is JPY2,000


Q13. Your Requests/ Questions/Comments
*If you need any special help, please write down here