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***Japan Geoscience Union Mailnews September Issue
No.300 September 11, 2017***
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<< Contents >>
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| 1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
| (Available in Japanese)
| 2. JpGU Meeting 2018 Information
| -> About JpGU Meeting 2018
| -> Call for Session Proposal
| -> Joint Session with AGU, AOGS and EGU
| -> Session with Co-Sponsoring Societies
| -> Request to Update the JpGU Account Information
| 3. Announcement on the period for declaration of candidacy
| 4. From Committees
| -> Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
| -> Japan Committee for International Geography Olympiad
| -> Global Strategy Committee
| -> Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool
| 5. Information from PEPS
| -> “PEPS Editors’ Blog” updated
| -> Latest Information of PEPS
| 6. What’s new
| -> Available in Japanese
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#1. Preface by Hodaka Kawahata, President of JpGU
(Available in Japanese)

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#2.JpGU Meeting 2018 Information

(1) About JpGU Meeting 2018

Name:Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018
Period:May 20 (SUN) – 24 (THU), 2018
Venue:International Conference Hall, International Exhibition Hall 7,
Makuhari Messe / Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Meeting Website: http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2018/

Please note that JpGU Meeting 2018 is not a joint meeting.

(2) Call for Session Proposal

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Submission Period:Sept 1 (FRI) – Oct 12 (THU) at 5:00 pm JST
Submission Portal: https://www.member-jpgu.org/proposal/
 *Please refer to Conveners Guidelines before proposing.
   http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2018/to_conv.php
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(3) Joint Session with AGU, AOGS and EGU

In the upcoming 2018 meeting, JpGU will focus on the Joint Session
with the coordinating Unions (AOGS, AGU and EGU).
The approved sessions will be promoted as “Joint Session with AOGS”.

[ Details ]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_2018/rule/gl_joint.php

(4) Session with Co-Sponsoring Societies

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Application for co-sponsored session has been changed!
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The application for co-sponsored session with co-sponsoring societies
is no longer available from the session proposal system.

If a convener wishes to have a co-sponsored session, please contact the
representatives of each society directly.
Please note that the request must be sent by October 12 at 5:00pm
(the session proposal deadline) in order to be accepted.


1. Submit a proposal.
2. Contact representatives of each society directly to apply.
Each societies’ representative is listed in the following URL.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2018/organization.php 

[ Details ]
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e2018/rule/gl_joint.php#society_session

(5) Request to Update the JpGU Account Information

Important information of JpGU Meeting 2018 will be provided via emails.
If you have any changes on your email address, affiliation, etc., please
update them on your My Account page prior to any action such as session
proposal, abstract submission and meeting registration.

Access https://www.member-jpgu.org/jpgu/en/ and update your
information NOW!

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#3. Period for Voting for Representative Election
Period for declaration of candidacy ended at 5pm on Monday September
11th 2017.
voting schedule is as follows.
Voting starts: 9am on Monday October 2nd 2017
Voting ends: 5pm on Wednesday November 1st 2017

How to vote
Each JpGU member can vote for up to half of the number of
representatives to be chosen for their electoral zone (rounded up if
the number of representatives is an odd number)
Votes are cast online using the JpGU Membership System
(https://www.member-jpgu.org/jpgu/en/ ).

Visit “Public Announcement of the 2017 JpGU Representative
Election” for more information.
http://www.jpgu.org/en/articles/2017representatives-election.html

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

Election Administration Committee
Chair Yoko Kebukawa
Tsuyoshi Iizuka, Takehi Isse, Koji Kodera,
Hiroyuki Nakata, Takehiko Suzuki

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#4. From Committees

(1) Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

The 11th International Earth Science Olympiad(IESO) was held from
August 22nd – 29th in Cote d’Azur, France.
Japan team won 2 gold medals and 2 silver medals.
<Results>

1st place: China (Gold: 3, Silver:1)
2nd place: Japan
3rd place: Taiwan

*Call for the next Japan Earth Science Olympiad participants has
started (from Sept 1st- Nov 15th).
We are waiting for your participation.

Japan Earth Science Olympiad Website: http://jeso.jp/

(2) Japan Committee for International Geography Olympiad

The 14th International Geography Olympiad(iGeo) was held from August
2nd-8th in Beograde, Serbia. Japan won 1 silver medal, 1 bronze and the
1st prize in the Poster Award.

Call for the 15th iGeo Japan qualification tournament is now being accepted
and the deadline is Nov 15.

[iGeo website] http://japan-igeo.com/english/
[To Apply] https://contest-kyotsu.com/entry/

(3) Global Strategy Committee
Thank you for stopping by!

JpGU has ended the exhibition at IGA-IASPEI 2017 Kobe and AOGS2017
Singapore.
Many participants from all over the world visited our booth and brought
back our next meeting information, information of PEPS and a small gift.

Our next exhibit is at AGU Fall Meeting 2017 in December.
We are looking forward to seeing you soon.

(4) Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool
The co-hosted luncheon seminar and mixer of JYG-Net and Committee for
Diversity Management and Talent Pool of JpGU will be held on October 18
(WED) at 12:15 pm to 1:30pm at Hokkaido.
We are waiting for your participation.

[ Details ]
http://www.jpgu.org/articles/20171018luncheonseminar.pdf
(Available in Japanese)

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#5. Information from PEPS

(1) “PEPS Editors’ Blog” updated

New articles have been posted on the PEPS Editors’ Blog:
http://pepsjpgu.blogspot.jp/

– Research publication through the Internet and the role of review
(posted by Prof. Mikada, an editor of the solid earth sciences section)
http://pepsjpgu.blogspot.jp/2017/08/research-publication-through-internet.html

– Visualization of peer review records
(posted by Assoc. Prof. Hayakawa, an editor of the human geosciences section)
http://pepsjpgu.blogspot.jp/2017/07/visualization-of-peer-review-records.html

(2) Latest Information of PEPS

Graphical updates of PEPS are available at:
http://peps-jpgu.bmeurl.co/73C3096

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#7. What’s new

Available in Japanese

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