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*** Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews April Edition,
                                         No.232 April 24th, 2015 ***
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  JpGU Meeting 2015  Exhibitors Special issue

<< Contents >>
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| 1. Introduction of Exhibitors
| 2. Pre-registration
| 3. Application for the Barbecue party
| 4. Invitation to an international mixer luncheon
| 5. Premium Book Market
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At JpGU Meeting 2015, you can meet 104 exhibitors (117 booths) and
get in touch with the latest information on scientific achievements,
projects, new products and other hot topics at the venue(1st and 2nd
floor, International Conference Hall).
Please see the information shown below and don't miss the latest
information.
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| 1. Introduction of Exhibitors
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|  Axelspace Corporation
|      http://en.axelspace.com/
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 1]
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| Axelspace is a design and manufacturing company for micro-satell-
| ites. Their cost will be only a few million dollars. Its low cost
| comes from using a latest commercial technology and our know-how.
| Axelspace is offering one-stop service for micro-satellites to 
| complete your science mission as your partner.
| Person in charge: Yoshihiro Ota
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| Field of Business: Design and manufacturing
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|  International Research Institute of Disaste Science,
|           Tohoku University
|       http://www.irides.tohoku.ac.jp
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 18,19]
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| The Tohoku University International Research Institute of Disaster
| Science (IRIDeS) conducts research by gathering 37 fields of 
| study. The IRIDeS promotes "practical disaster prevention 
| studies" to contribute to the recovery of disaster-affected areas
| and to progress the world's most advanced research of natural
| disaster science.
| Person in charge: Shinsuke Okada
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| Field of Business: Disaster Science
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|  MEIJITECHNO CO.,LTD.
|       http://meijitechno.co.jp/
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 24]
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| Meiji Techno Co., Ltd. is the third-largest manufacturer of 
| optical microscopes in Japan.
| Person in charge: Masahiko Furukawa
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| Field of Business: manufacturer of optical microscopes
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|  Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Tech
|       http://www.elsi.jp/en/
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 26]
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| Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) at Tokyo Institute of Techno-
| logy aims to answer the fundamental questions of how our planet 
| was formed and how its early environment allowed for the rise of 
| initial life and its subsequent evolution to complexity. What 
| distinguishes ELSI from other institutes studying the origins of 
| life is our emphasis on placing the study in the context of the 
| specific ecological system of the early Earth.
| Person in charge: Yu Yonehara
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| Field of Business: Academic, Research
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|  STEYNES LIMITED
|       http://www.steynes.com/cs/jp/
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 28]
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| Steynes Limited exhibits the Agico's Kapppabridge 
| (for measuringing anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility) and the
| 3D Rotator as the optional rotator at the booth No. 28.
| Person in charge: Shingo UMEZAWA
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| Field of Business: Geology, Paleomagnetism, 
| Environmental Research
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|  YASUI KIKAI Co.,LTD.
|       http://www.yasuikikai.co.jp/company/e_index.html
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 37]
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| Multi-Beads Shocker uses innovative and patented technology of
| reciprocal movement of the sample holder and is able to pulverize
| a wide range of geological or biological  materials from rocks to
| microbe in a matter of few second.Multi-Beads Shocker uses 
| commercially available disposable tubes under closed condition, 
| and therefore, it is worry-free from contamination,also there are
| many types of pulverizer containers for it's  various purpuse."
| Person in charge: Shuji Yasui
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| Field of Business: Yasui Kikai is the top-notch company
|       in the fields of analysis sample preparation instruments.
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|  San'in Kaigan Geopark Promotion Council
|       http://sanin-geo.jp/en/index_english.html
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| Booth: [Exhibition Booth 59]
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| The 4th Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium will be held in 
| the San'in Kaigan Global Geopark this autumn, where you can find
| many geological rocks, strata, coastal landscapes, falls and 
| valleys. The symposium will be an important chance to share ideas
| among APGN members. We are looking forward to seeing you at the
| symposium.
| Person in charge: Hiroshi Miyata
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| Field of Business: Research and Education
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|  Leadership Development Program for Space Exploration and
|  Research, Nagoya University Program for Leading Graduate Schools
|       http://www.frontier.phys.nagoya-u.ac.jp/index-e.html
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| Booth: [University Panel 1]
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| This program aims to expand the utilization of the space 
| environment,the final frontier for humankind, by nurturing global
| leaders."
| Person in charge: Satoshi Masuda
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| Field of Business: Research and Education
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|  Faculty of International Resource Sciences, Akita University
|       http://www.akita-u.ac.jp/shigen/eng/index.html
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| Booth: [University Panel 3,4]
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| Faculty of International Resource Sciences of Akita University 
| cultivates human resources capable of internationally working in 
| the field of resources. Students of the Resource Earth Science 
| course study specialized subjects relating to resources, such as 
| economic geology, petroleum geology, historical geology, 
| stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleontology, mineralogy, petrology,
| structural geology, etc. Specialized classes are given in English.
| Person in charge: Tsukasa OHBA
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| Field of Business: University
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|  Springer
|       http://www.springer.jp
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| Booth: [Publishers Desk 7,8]
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| Springer is one of the largest publishing houses in science, 
| technology and medicine (STM) fields. We publish more than 2,200
| English-language journals and over 8,000 new book titles every 
| year.
| Person in charge: Takeyuki Yonezawa
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| Field of Business: publishing
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|  GEOGASHI Ryokodan
|       http://geogashi.com
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| Booth: [Publishers Desk 21]
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| The GEOGASHI is a trip guide tool which contains "sweet bite-sized
| scenery" representing a beautiful landform or a curious rock(lava).
| The aim of this product is to share and enjoy widely
| the local geological feature and its surrounding stories. 
| Person in charge: Michiko Suzuki
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| Field of Business: the geogashi industry
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|  SGEPSS
|       http://www.sgepss.org/sgepss/index-e.html
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| Booth: [Science Society Desk 4]
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| SGEPSS, one of the member societies of JpGU, mainly promotes 
| research on the Earth and the planetary and space environments
| using electromagnetic methods.  Our booth accepts membership 
| application, membership fee payment, and power of attorney for
| the General Assembly. 
| It also provides information on our outreach and other activities.
| Person in charge: Takanobu Amano
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| Field of Business: Research and Science
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|  Beta Analytic Inc.
|       http://www.radiocarbon.com/jp/
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| Booth: [pamphlet]
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| *ISO/IEC 17025:2005, a guarantee of accuracy and precision
| *More than 30 years in business and leader in its field
| *All analyses/measurements performed in-house
| *Tracer-Free Laboratory - We do not accept biomedical samples
| *Fast delivery of results: 14 working days or less"
| Person in charge: Sumihisa Matsuyama
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| Field of Business: testing laboratory
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| 2. Pre-registration
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Have you finished pre-registration for JpGU Meeting 2015?

Please complete pre-refistration NOW!
[Deadline of pre-registration at the discounted rate]May 12th, Tuesday at 17:00 JST

[Further details]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/registration.html

[URL for Registration]
https://secure.jproduce.co.jp/jpgu/

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| 3. Application for the Barbecue party
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We're waiting for your participation to Barbecue party on May 27th, 
Wednesday night after poster session core time outside Makuhari Messe.

Date and Time:May 27th, Wednesday from 19:45
Place:Open Space outside Makuhari Messe
Menu:Barbecue with free-flowing drinks
Fee:Advanced discounted rate: 
Graduate student and older:3900JPY
Undergraduate student and younger:1980JPY

* How to participate

<In advance>
Login from here (https://secure.jproduce.co.jp/jpgu_e/) and click 
"Ticket for the party" button.

<On-site>
Please come to the help desk on the 1st floor.
We accept your participation until it reaches the fixed number.

We're waiting for your participation.

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| 4. Invitation to an international mixer luncheon
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Invitation to international and Japanese participants 
International Mixer Luncheon

Date: May 25 (Mon)
Time: 1-2PM
Place: Room 103 (Maximum capacity: 120)

Students and researchers from overseas will have chance to chat amongst
yourselves and with Japanese resident participants.

This gathering is your opportunity to foster international friendship. 
JpGU will provide free lunch and some drinks at this forum to make
yourself known to your international colleagues and expand your research
connections.

JpGU would like to take this opportunity to hear your straight voice and 
therefore will ask you to fill in a questionnaire during the mixer. 
Your kind cooperation will be appreciated.

Application form: https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/a3ecfdd540386

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| 5. Invitation to an international mixer luncheon
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Why don't you utilize your book stock ?
We make a flea book market corner at the venue.
We keep the corner and get 10% of sales as commission.
Please send your books to JpGU Office with the price tag on it.
For further details, see the following URL.

Premium book market:
 http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/bookmarket.html(Only in Japanese)
Premium book market application form:
 https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/9d7259bb28904

* Deadline: April 29th, Wednesday

Japan Geoscience Union (http://www.jpgu.org/)
4F Gakkai Center Bldg.
2-4-16 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
113-0032, Japan
Phone: +81-6914-2080 Fax: +81-3-6914-2088
E-mail: office@jpgu.org