Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.131 February 10, 2012
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1. Information of
JpGU Meeting 2012 [Important]
submission is to be closed soon. (February 17 at
・Rental spaces for workshops and meetings
donation to students of the area devastated by the
Great East Japan Earthquake
Annual due payment [Important]
・Publicity and Outreach Committee
・Career Supporting Committee / Gender Equality
・Japan Earth Planetary Science Olympiad Committee
5. What’s new
1. Information of JpGU Meeting 2012[Important]
7 more days to the deadline :
February 17, Friday at 12:00 JST
be in a hurry to make an abstract submission.
that if you don’t complete payment of your abstract
submission, it is automatically withdrawn.
・ Abstract Submission (normal
rate) closes : Friday, February 17th at 12:00
or 14:59 UTC
・ Rental space
for workshops and meetings during JpGU
Meeting closes: Friday,
February 17th at 12:00 JST or 14:59 UTC.
・ Session layout is completed on
March 13, 2012
・ Ask for Part timers during JpGU
Meeting 2012 starts in the middle of March
・ Pay-by-the-hour rooms for
Gatherings during JpGU Meeting starts at the end of
・ Anouncement of the adoption and
presentation day and time (To contributors, authors
presenter and chairs)
・ JpGU Meeting 2012 program is
・ Pre-registration (discounted
rate) closes: Monday, May 7th at 17:00
or 8:00 UTC
・JpGU Meeting 2012 program is
released on the web.
・ JpGU Meeting 2012 May 20-25
Scientific Society Chair Meeting (May 23,
Party ( May 23 at 19:00-)
General Staff Meeting (May 24, daytime)
(3) Party information
Date: May 23, Wednesday from 19:00
Place: Restaurant in International
Fee: (Advance) General: 4,000JPY,
(On-site) General: 5,000JPY, Students:
※Party tickets can be purchased from
for workshops and meetings during JpGU
Spaces are to be rent to the
Please be sure to confirm that not
every meeting is accepted.
Special form (Only
Japanese):deadline is February 17, Friday
(5)Exhibitors are wanted!
JpGU Meetings provide a forum for the exchange of
information about earth planetary science related
research projects and for companies to introduce new
earth planetary science related equipments. It
also provides an opportunity for both exchange of
personnel and hiring of new staff.
particitation from all members of the global earth
planetary science related community.
For further details, see the
2. Monetary donation to students of the area devastated by
the Great East Japan Earthquake
Masatune Hatakeyama, Director in Chage, Educational
Affairs Committee Chair
We took up monetary donation after the Great East Japan
We’ve already supported one junior high school.
After asking each school one by one, we received
requests from 14 shcools.
Our monetary donation is
about 2 million yen but those requests amount up to 9
We strongly ask you to donate spare or abandoned
If you have some, please contact
3. Annual due payment for 2012[Important]
Annual due payment for
2012 is available now. Please be sure to update your information
and make an annual due payment. If you don’t cancel your
membership by the end of March, it is automatically
extended and annual due is charged. Please be sure to
withdraw your membership by the end of March, if
※JpGU Membership Subscription and update are to be adjourned
for maintenance from Monday May 7th 17:00JST to Saturday
Please update your personal information and pay your annual
Ex)If you are a graduate student by the end of March and
become regular after April 1, your payment will be like the
Annual due for 2011: 1,000JPY
Annual due for 2012: 2,000JPY
4. From Committees
and Outreach Committee
Japan Geoscience Union
are going to host the event called "Let’s ask graduate and
undergraduate students about earth planetary sciences."
Voluntary students are wanted now. For further
details, see the following URL. (Only Japanese is
Support Committee and Gender Equality Committee
again, we are going to conduct questionnaires on occupation,
age and gender. We ask you all, not only members under
limited-time contracts but every member to participate in
The result is to be released on our web and
Only Japanese is available.
Earth Planetary Science Olympiad Committee
The 4th Earth
Planetary Science Oympiad preliminary selection or the 6th
International Earth Planetary Science Olympiad was held
at 52 sites last December.
30 students were selected in the middle of January and
challenge the final selection called Grand-Prix
Chikyu-ni-Wakuwaku held at Tsukuba City from March 25th to
27th. Please note that everyone can attend "Top
Lecture" free of charge. For further details, please
see the following URL.
5. What’s New
Japan Geoscience Union (http://www.jpgu.org/)
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2-4-16 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Phone: +81-6914-2080 Fax: +81-3-6914-2088