Welcome to APCYS 2019

Yakutsk, Russia. Asian Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) - an individual competition on the presentations of scientific research carried out by secondary school students. More...


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Each country sends normally 1 delegation. Additional members to the delegation should be requested by the Country Representative to the Local Organizing Committee (LOC). The LOC will provide a procedure for processing these requests.

On the date of the opening (ceremony) of the Conference the students have not entered any kind of higher education nor will their age exceed 18 years.

Number of observers, extra team leaders, accompanying persons and participants APCYS, terms and conditions of their participation, as well as organizational fee, are established by agreement.

Submission of abstracts

Abstracts of the presentations shall be submitted to the LOC by digital means and, if possible, in writing prior to a deadline fixed by the LOC. Supervisors of the research should be acknowledged in the abstracts.

The presentations shall be divided according to the following categories:

  • a) Physics
  • b) Mathematics
  • c) Computer Science
  • d) Environmental Sciences
  • e) Life Sciences

The LOC, upon approval by the SC, can arrange an additional category.

Each delegation must submit presentations in at least two different categories.

The submitted abstracts shall be judged by the LOC, at the latest one week prior to the Conference, in order to make the division as balanced as possible where the competition categories are of more or less equal size.


The working language of the APCYS is English.

Only one of the authors shall present the research work and respond to questions posed by members of the jury.

The presentations shall reflect the results of research that is dominantly achieved by the presenter alone or in collaboration with other school students.

Every presentation should last not longer than 15 minutes. Extra time for the preparation may be allowed by the head of the jury.

Questions can be put to the presenter after the presentation during a limited time fixed by the head of the jury.

Participation in APCYS 2019 is via invitation only. The invitation is issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) RU at the request of the educational organization. Terms of admission and application form are defined by the Organizer of the APCYS 2019.

Participant is an educational organization that sends one team, composed of its students (hereinafter referred to as – Team), one Team Leader, one Deputy Team Leader, Accompanying Persons and Observers.

The participants are secondary school students of Grade 12 and above, and before September 30, 2019, the students have not entered any kind of higher education / university nor will their age exceed 20 years.

Poster session and oral presentation requirements



Participation fee

Please fill the school name and the school address.

Remember: fee per 1 person - 200 USD.

Please send a copy of the complete invoice to mail@sjsa.ru.

Invoice - Participation fees of Asian Pacific Conference of Young Scientists 2019.

APCYS 2019 Program at a Glance

Oct 14 (Mon) Arrivals
Oct 15 (Tue) Opening Ceremony
Poster Sessions
Oct 16 (Wed) Oral Presentations
Oct 17 (Thu) "Welcoming Guests" Yakutsk Education Department Programme
(students - visit to schools of Yakutsk, teachers - meeting with teachers.)
Oct 18 (Fri) Excursions
Closing Ceremony
Oct 19 (Sat) Departures
Oct 20 (Sun) Departures



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Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

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Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

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Sakha Junior Science Academy

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North-Eastern Federal University

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Republic Lyceum-Boarding School




About Yakutia

YAKUTIA WELCOMES YOU! The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is the largest region of Russia. However, its population is below 1 million, that makes the region one of the least dense populated. About 40% of Sakha lies above the Arctic Circle and all of it is covered by permafrost which greatly influences the region’s ecology and limits forests in the southern region.

Yakutia is known for its climate extremes. Some of the lowest natural temperatures ever recorded have been here. It is usual that lowest temperatures reach —50 °C.

After the discoveries of diamond and gold deposits the industrial development of the Republic of Sakha has reached its peak. Nowadays Yakutia holds a high potential of natural resource availability.



Yakutsk has direct passenger flights to Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, Vladivostok, Magadan, Krasnoyarsk, Pevek, Seoul and Harbin. The Yakutsk international airport is 4 km from the city centre.


Local currency is Russian ruble (RUR). Exchange rate is around 65 RUR for 1 USD. Major credit cards are accepted. ATM machines are available at the leaders hotel and throughout the city. Read more...


Russia operates on 220 volts, 50 cycles. Power sockets are of Type C and Type F. Read more...


Dr. Vasilii Pavlov, principal of The Sakha Junior Science Academy

Phone: +7 924 662 25 48

E-mail: apcys2019@sjsa.ru

Participation Guide

Yakutsk time is 9 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). We recommend you to change your currency to US Dollars (USD) or Euro (EUR) in airports of your countries, and then in the Russian Federation, you can make the change to RUB, since it can be more complicated to exchange other currencies in Yakutsk.

Make sure to bring valid medical insurance with you.

Those who live in the dormitories, please fill in and bring Russian Human Wellbeing Agency Form for accreditation. The form can be sent to your contact e-mails by the organizers of your participating event.

Yakutia’s climate is sharp continental. In October, average temperature is -8-10°C. Daytime temperature can reach -1-5°C but can decrease to -8-15°C in the evening. Usually, the weather is cloudy.

  • warm sweaters, pants and tights;
  • a warm jacket, gloves, scarf and warm hat;
  • a formal dress or institution clothes for official ceremonies;
  • sportswear for sports and games;
  • a national costume, or clothes with national details for cultural events;


  • warm shoes are preferred;
  • comfortable sneakers for sport activities

All accommodations and venues have free Wi-Fi access, except for excursions places.

We do not recommend to drink tap water without boiling for the sake of safety. But you can use tap water for washing and cleaning purposes. There will be natural spring water will in water coolers throughout the venues and accommodations.