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 Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.37  
Apr. 10, 2009.
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Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2009 (JpGU Meeting 2009)


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 1. [Important]
Information of JpGU Meeting 2009 

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Programs for JpGU Meeting 2009 has been released!

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Recruiting for Part-timers during JpGU Meeting 2009

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Application for Meeting Rooms

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Recruiting voluntary staff for interchanging program among high school,
undergraduate and graduate school students 

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Introduction of Exhibitors

 

 2. From Committees

    * Japan
Earth Science Olympiad Committee (JESOC)

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International Geography Olympiad Japan

 

 3. Payment procedure
for users of Abstract Submission System Form and Registration Form

 


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1. Information of JpGU Meeting
2009 

 


Recent Schedule

April 8
Program has been
released on our website.
April 10

Pre-registration and application for the party at a discount
rate has been closed.
April 20 to May 7
Application for
lunch boxes for your meeting.
May
8

Programs and
CD-ROMs are believed to be delivered to abstract submitters and
pre-registered participants living in Japan.
May
8

Abstract
submissions are released on our website.
May 16-21
JpGU
Meeting 2009 ( Party is on May 18 )

Programs for JpGU Meeting 2009 has been released!
Schedule for all
sessions:

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/2009program_e.pdf

Schedule for each session:

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/program/session_e.htm

## Abstract submissions
are to be released a week before the start of JpGU Meeting 2009.


Recruiting for Part-timers during JpGU Meeting 2009

We’re now recruiting for part-timers during our meeting.
Please see the following website for further details.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/part/index.html

We haven’t reached the fixed number yet.
Please ask your acquaintances to help us to make JpGU Meeting 2009
success.

Application for Meeting Rooms
We offer unoccupied rooms for your
meetings during JpGU Meeting 2009.
Please see the following website for further details.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/2009meet.htm

Recruiting voluntary staff for interchanging
program among high school, undergraduate and graduate school students

We organize the event ‘Let’s ask
undergraduate and graduate students about earth planetary science.’
We need undergraduate and graduate school student to voluntarily
participate in this event.
Please see the following website for further details.

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/2009outreach.html

Introduction of exhibitors
Please come by the Central Lobby on the 2nd
floor.
We have wide-ranging exhibitors for JpGU Meeting 2009.
Exhibitors Information (in Japanese):

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/exhi_list/exhi_list.html



Oxford Instruments KK

http://www.oxinst.co.jp/index.html



Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
http://www.iodp.org



ALMA project, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

http://www.nro.nao.ac.jp/alma/J/index.html



Center for Climate System Research
http://www.ccsr.u-tokyo.ac.jp/



Independent Administrative Institution National Research Institute for

Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED)
http://www.bosai.go.jp/



Tohoku University Global COE Program
"Global Education and Research Center for Earth and Planetary Dynamics"

http://www.gcoe.geophys.tohoku.ac.jp/



PLANET-C Venus Exploration Project

http://www.stp.isas.jaxa.jp/venus/



CPS (Center for Planeteary Science)

http://cps.scitec.kobe-u.ac.jp/

 


2. From

Committees

 


Japan Earth Science Olympiad
Committee (JESOC)

Japan Earth Science Olympiad
Committee (JESOC) has held the 2nd selection for the 3rd international
Earth Science Olympiad in Taiwan or the 1st Japan Earth Science Olympiad
final on March 29 at Tokyo University among 28 junior high and high
school students who have won the 1st selection held at the end of last
year.
Practical tests such as one using indoor planetarium and interview were
conducted.
We’re now selecting 4 most excellent performers and 4 excellent
performers.
We’re planning to make them public on April 17.
We also are planning to stage an awarding ceremony at lunch time on May
17 during JpGU Meeting 2009 at Makuhari Messe.

 

International Geography
Olympiad Japan

On March 20, Friday, the 2nd Asia Pacific Regional Geography Olympiad or
Asia-Pacific Geography Olympiad Selection was held at 13 venues around
Japan. About 200 participants mean 60 % increase over the previous year.

34 medalists were selected including 8 gold medalists, 16 silver
medalists and 34 bronze medalists. Among 8 gold medalists, 4 were
selected as candidates for Asia-Pacific Geography Olympiad.
Awarding Ceremony was held in Teikyo University during the Spring
Meeting of Association of Japanese Geographers.
Asia-Pacific Geography Olympiad is to be held in Ttsukuba University and
its surrounding area from August 2 to 6.
All the tests are given and answered in English.
4 selected students are going to stay in a training camp in June.

 


3.

Payment procedure for users of
‘Abstract-Submission Form’ and ‘Registration Form’

 

It’s necessary for you to
become a member of Japan Geoscience Union.
Discounted price for abstract submission and participation are adopted
for members.

Fees
(1)Abstract submission fees
(common between members and non-members)


Early  : 1500 yen / 1 abstract
Normal: 3000
yen / 1 abstract

 

(2)Membership registration
fees


General: 2000 yen
Student: 1000
yen


(3)Participation fees for members

All through
our meeting
General:
11,000 yen
Student: 5,500
yen
24 hours
General: 5,000
yen
Student: 2,000
yen
Reception (May
18 from 19:00)
General: 4,000
yen
Student: 1,500
yen

 
**Your payment

is (1)+(2)+(3)
 


For your reference we attach the fees for non members

All through
our meeting
General 18,000
yen
Student 11,500
yen
24 hours General 12,000
yen
Student 8,000
yen
Reception (May
18 from 19:00)
General 4,000
yen
Student 1,500
yen


 
Payment
Basically we ask you to pay by cash at the counter on the first day when
you come to the meeting if you applied to us using Abstract Submission
Form or Registration Form.
You can get your name tag, program and CD Rom after the payment.
Please come to the venue as early in advance as possible, as we may
require you a certain amount of time.

If you live in Japan and Japanese is available, we recommend you to pay
in advance by bank transfer to our account.
 

Bank of
Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Hongo Branch
Checking account 4661851
Japan Geoscience Union


Please be sure to write your ID number for our confirmation.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: office@jpgu.org.
We’ll respond you as soon as possible.

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113-0032, Japan   
Phone: +81-6914-2080 Fax: +81-3-6914-2088
E-mail: office@jpgu.org