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***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews August Issue
No.299 Aug 10, 2017***
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| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
| (Available in Japanese)
| 2. Session Proposal for JpGU Meeting 2018 Opening Soon【Sept 1】
| 3. Announcement on the period for declaration of candidacy
| 4. Information for 2017 Nonmember ID Holders
| 5. Notification of Joining the Japan Science Support Foundation
| 6. Information from PEPS
| -> How to receive a waiver or a discount for APC
| -> Latest Information of PEPS
| 7. What’s new
| -> Event Information
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|[Ad]★ Nature Astronomy ★
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#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
(Available in Japanese)

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#2. Session Proposal for JpGU Meeting 2018

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■ JpGU Meeting 2018 Teaser Site Open!■
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2018/
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The session proposal for the JpGU Meeting 2018 starts soon on September
1st 2017. The proposal website, also opening on Sept 1st, will close on
October 12th at 17:00 JST.
More information can be reached on the Meeting website to be launched
on Sept 1st.


Session Proposal Period: Sept 1st (FRI) – October 12th (THU)
How to : from JpGU Session Proposal Online System
Contact (inquiries about session program): 2018pro@jpgu.org

★Important Dates(Tentative)

Meeting Website Opens: Sept 1st (FRI), 2017
Session Proposal Period: Sept 1st (FRI) – October 12th (THU), 2017
Session Release: Dec 1st (FRI), 2017
Abstract Submission Period: Jan 10th (WED) – Feb 19 (MON), 2018

We are waiting for your proposals.

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#3. Announcement on the period for declaration of candidacy

Period for declaration of candidacy started at 9am on Thursday August
10th 2017.
The statutes of the Japan Geoscience Union were amended in 2017 to
increase the number of elected representatives from 100 to 150.
Because of this we are hoping for many new candidates for this
year’s election. We would like to encourage all JpGU members to
stand as a candidate, to recommend others as candidates, and to vote.

Schedule
Period for declaration of candidacy starts:
9am on Thursday August 10th 2017
Period for declaration of candidacy ends:
5pm on Monday September 11th 2017
Voting starts:
9am on Monday October 2nd 2017
Voting ends:
5pm on Wednesday November 1st 2017
Ballot counting and reporting of election results:
Monday November 6th 2017

How to stand as a candidate / How to recommend a candidate
Please fill in the relevant form on the JpGU Members Site
( https://www.member-jpgu.org/jpgu/en/ ) before the September 11th
deadline. To access the form, log in using your JpGU ID and password,
click the button “Representative Election” in menu at the left of
your screen.

Please visit “Public Announcement of the 2017 JpGU Representative
Election” for more information.
http://www.jpgu.org/index-e/2017election/2017representatives-election.html

*All dates and times are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+09:00).

Election Administration Committee
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#4. Information for 2017 Nonmember ID Holders

The nonmember ID, 6 digits starting for 17-, was an ID for the use
of registration, abdtract submission for the 2017 meeting.
This nonmember ID will expired on August 31, 2017.

If you wish to participate in our next meeting, JpGU Meeting 2018,
please acquire a new ID.

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#5. Notification of Joining the Japan Science Support Foundation

We’d like to inform our members that JpGU has become a supporting
member of the Japan Science Support Foundation from 2017.

*available in Japanese
http://www.h4.dion.ne.jp/~jssf/endowment.html

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#6. Information from PEPS

(1) How to receive a waiver or a discount for APC

When submitting a review article, a data paper, an invited article
(including a submission based on a convener-recommended presentation
at a JpGU Annual Meeting) or an article to which JpGU membership
discount is applied, you need to input a SpringerOpen membership
account number (i.e. a discount/waiver code) to receive your JpGU
APC discount or waiver.

Please be sure to contact the PEPS office at to
receive your SpringerOpen membership account number before submitting
your article.
If you continue your submission without a valid SpringerOpen membership
account number you will be charged the full APC amount.

(2) Latest Information of PEPS

Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:
http://peps-jpgu.bmeurl.co/7247DA1

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#7. What’s new

(1) Event Information

AOGS-EGU Joint Conference: New Dimensions for Natural Hazards in Asia
Date:Feb 4 (SUN) – 8 (THU), 2018
Venue:Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay, Philippines
Host:AOGS, EGU
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017 (abstract submission)
Details: This conference discusses current advances in knowledge and new
perspectives relevant to natural hazard in the Asian region. We invite
contributions covering the complete spectrum of natural hazards, from
the practical to the theoretical, from geo-scientists, geo-engineers, and
hazard practitioners (with encouragement to social scientists and policy
actors also to contribute).
http://www.nathazards.org

Yaeyamakogen Star Festival 2017
Date: Aug 12 (SAT) , 2017
Place: Yaeyamakogen, Kagoshima
http://milkyway.sci.kagoshima-u.ac.jp/~yaeyama/2017/index.html
(Available in Japanese)

Southern Island Star Festival
Date: Aug 12 (SAT) – 20 (SUN), 2017
Place: Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa
https://star-festival.amebaownd.com/
(Available in Japanese)

2017 Summer JAMSTEC Yokosuka Facility Exploration Tour
Date: Aug 16 (WED), 24 (THU) and 30 (WED), 2017
*Aug 30 is open for adults only.
Venue: JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters, Kanagawa
http://www.jamstec.go.jp/j/pr/visit/summer.html
(Available in Japanese)

JAXA Sagamihara Campus 2017 Special Open Days
Date: Aug 25 (FRI) – 26 (SAT), 2017
Venue: JAXA Sagamihara Campus, Kanagawa
http://www.isas.jaxa.jp/outreach/events/000925.html
(Available in Japanese)

The Good Hope IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Assembly in Cape Town
Date: August 27 (SUN) – September 1 (FRI), 2017
Venue: The Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
http://www.iapso-iamas-iaga2017.com/index.php

The 8th International DOAS Workshop
Date: September 4 (MON) – 6 (WED), 2017
Venue: Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall, Kanagawa
http://ebcrpa.jamstec.go.jp/doasws2017/

JGU 2017 Summer School
Date: Sept 9 (SAT) – 10 (SUN), 2017
Venue: The University of Tokyo Kashiwa Campus, Chiba
http://oguchaylab.csis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/jgusum2017/
(Available in Japanese)

Laboratory Tours and Round Table Talk with Female Graduate
Students and Women Researchers in AIST Chubu
Date: Sept 25 (MON), 2017
Venue: AIST :National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and
Technology, Aichi
https://unit.aist.go.jp/diversity/ja/event/170925_div_event.html

JAXA Tsukuba Space Center Special Open-House
Date: Sept 30 (SAT), 2017
Venue: JAXA Tsukuba Space Center, Ibaraki
http://fanfun.jaxa.jp/event/detail/10174.html
(Available in Japanese)

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