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***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews October Issue
No.284 October 11, 2016***
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| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU (Available in Japanese)
| 2. The 2017 JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 Information
| -> Session Proposal site closing in 2 days!(Deadline: Oct 13th)
| -> Important Dates
| -> Call for Exhibitors
| 3. 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience
| 4. 2017 JpGU Fellowship Program
| 5. Information from PEPS
|  -> Call for Proposals for PEPS Special Sessions with financial support
| ->Latest Information of PEPS
| 6. From Committees
| -> Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool
| -> Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| -> Japan Committee for International Geography Olympiad
| 7. What’s new
| -> Event Information
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|[Ad] Nature Astronomy to be launched in January, 2017
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#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU

(Available in Japanese)

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#2. The 2017 JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 Information

(1) Session Proposal site closing in 2 days!(Deadline: Oct 13th)

The deadline of session proposal for the 2017 meeting is apporaching.
We are waitng for your proposal.

【Session Proposal Period】

September 1st(TUE)- October 13th (THU), 2016 at 5:00pm JST

【Session Proposal Online System】

https://www.member-jpgu.org/proposal/

*Proposed Session List is also available from the system above.
To see the list, log in and click “Session List” tab.
Note: This is NOT the list of approved sessions.

【2017 Meeting Website】※Guidelines are here.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/

【Greetings from the Director and Co-Chairs】

JpGU and AGU are to co-host the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017.
Representatives from both Unions will work together to successfully
manage the meeting.

See the greeting from Hisayoshi YURIMOTO, Meeting Director,
Huixin LIU and Tetsuo IRIFUNE, Program Committee Co-Chairs from the
following URL.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2017/information.html#greeting

(2)Important Dates

Session Proposal Deadline————> Oct 13th(THU), 2016 at 5:00pm JST
Session Release ——————-> Nov 14th(MON), 2016
Abstract Submission —————–> Jan 6th (FRI), 2017
2017 meeting Registration ———–> Jan 6th (FRI), 2017
Early Abstract Submission Deadline –> Feb 3rd (FRI), 2017 at 11:59am JST
Final Abstract Submission Deadline –> Feb 16th(THU), 2017 at 5:00pm JST
Program Release ——————-> Mar 10th(FRI), 2017
Early Registration Deadline ———> May 8th (MON), 2017 at 4:59pm JST
Abstract Release ——————-> May 11th(THU)

(3) Call for Exhibitors

The online Exhibitors Booth Application will be open on November 1st,
2016.

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#3. 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience

Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) is now accepting recommendations for
candidates for the 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience .

JpGU has created the “Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience” to
honor internationally recognized mid-level researchers under the age
of 45 in 2014.

Application deadline:December 15th Thursday, 2016
Detail:http://www.jpgu.org/news/2016nishida-prize-e.html
Reference: The 1st Nishida Prize Recepients List
http://www.jpgu.org/nishida-prize/index-e.html

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#4. 2017 JpGU Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program confers fellowship honors upon individuals who
have made contributions to the field of geoscience research in Japan
by making significant discoveries breakthroughs or paradigm shift,
or contributing to the development of Japanese geoscience and the
dissemination of geoscientific knowledge.

Please see the details shown below and send the documents necessary
for the nomination by the deadline.

Nomination deadline: December 31st Saturday, 2016
Detail:http://www.jpgu.org/news/fellowship/fellow2017program-e.html
Reference: JpGU Fellowship Recipients List
http://www.jpgu.org/jpgu-fellowship/fellowship-e.html

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#5. Information from PEPS

(1) Call for Proposals for PEPS Special Sessions with financial support

PEPS calls for proposals for PEPS special sessions, offering financial
support to participants from abroad who make presentations at the PEPS
special sessions.

Submission deadline: October 15, 2016

For more details, please see the “PEPS Special Sessions” page at:
http://progearthplanetsci.org/docs/PEPS_Special_session_for_JpGU2017_Er3.pdf

(2) Latest Information of PEPS

Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:
http://peps-jpgu.bmeurl.co/6827643

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#6. From Committees

(1)Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool

The Committee requests a responce to “The 4th Large-Scale Survey of Actual
Conditions of Gender Equality in Scientific and Technological Professions.”

Period:Oct 8th (SAT) -21st (FRI), 2016

To respond the survey, access the following URL.
https://wss2.5star.jp/survey/index/n3dd5zyv/9390/
(Available in Japanese)

Survey Sponsor:
Japan Inter-Society Liaison Association Committee for Promoting
Equal Participation of Men and Women in Science and Engineering(EPMEWSE)
http://www.djrenrakukai.org/

(2) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

The deadline of the call for the next Japan Earth Science Olympiad
participants is on November 15th, 2016.
The next Olympiad will take place in France. We are waiting for your
participation.

Japan Earth Science Olympiad Webite -> http://jeso.jp/

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#7. What’s New

(1) Event Information

Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016
Date:Oct 12(WED)- 15(SAT),2016
Venue:Tokyo Big Sight
http://www.japanaerospace.jp/eng/Index

ENVI&IDL User Conference 2016
Date:Oct 12(WED), 2016
Venue:UDX GALLERY NEXT, Akihabara, Tokyo
http://www.exelisvis.co.jp/ (Available in Japanese)

Tsukuba Space Center Special Public Event
Date: Oct 15(SAT), 2016
Venue:Tsukuba Space Center, Ibaraki, Japan
http://fanfun.jaxa.jp/event/detail/8277.html (Available in Japanese)

Kochi Core Center Seminar
“Chikyu-the riser drilling-equipped science vessel’s come to Kochi”
Date:Oct 15(SAT), 2017
Venue: Kochi City Culture-Plaza Cul-Port, Kochi, Japan
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/kochi/j/news/20161015_kouenkai.pdf
(Available in Japanese)

The Volcanological Society of Japan Symposium
“Learning from the Eruption Experience of Mt.Ontake”
Date: Oct 15(SAT),2106
Venue: Fujiyoshida Civic Hall, Yamanashi, Japan
http://www.kazan.or.jp/doc/kazan2016/#symposium (Available in Japanese)

The Volcanological Society of Japan Public Seminar
“Let’s Learn About Mt. Fuji!”
Date:Oct 16(SUN), 2016
Venue: Fujiyoshida Civic Hall, Yamanashi, Japan
http://www.kazan.or.jp/doc/kazan2016/#symposium (Available in Japanese)

Mitaka Open House Day 2016
Date:Oct 21(FRI) and 22 (SAT), 2016
Venue: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Mitaka Campus,Tokyo
http://www.nao.ac.jp/en/open-day/2016/

JAMSTEC Yokohama Institute Facility Tour
Date: Oct 22(SAT), 2016
Venue: JAMSTEC Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences, Kanagawa, Japan
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/j/pr/public_open/yokohama/2016/
(Available in Japanese)

The 35th Tokyo Tech Kuraramae Seminar
Date: Oct 22(SAT), 2016
Venue:Tokyo Tech Front, Tokyo
http://www.elsi.jp/ja/news/event/event-info/2016/10/1022kuramae.html
(Available in Japanese)

The 57th High Pressure Conference of Japan Plenary Lecture
Date: Oct 27(THU), 2016
Venue:Tsukuba University, Ibaraki, Japan
http://www.highpressure.jp/new/57forum/en/program.html

Earth Planetary Science New Year School(NYS)
Date: Nov12(SAT) and 13(SUN), 2016
Venue:The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
https://sites.google.com/site/nyswakate/2016 (Available in Japanese)

Laboratory Tours and Round Table Talk with Female Graduate Students and
Women Researchers in AIST
Date: Nov 21(MON), 2016
Venue: AIST Tsukuba Central, Ibaraki, Japan
http://www.aist.go.jp/aist_e/news/event/en_ev20161121.html

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