Award Ceremony and Events

Event Calender

May 20 (SAT) 1:00pm-1:40pm Lunchtime Special Lecture
5:15pm-5:45pm 'Oshaberi' Bar- Pop-Up Talks-
6:30pm-7:30pm Ice Breaker Reception
May 21 (SUN) 1:00pm-1:40pm Lunchtime Special Lecture
3:30pm-5:00pm Keynote Speech
May 22 (MON) 12:30pm-1:30pm International Mixer Luncheon
5:15pm-5:45pm 'Oshaberi' Bar -Pop-Up Talks-
May 23 (TUE) 1:00pm-1:40pm Lunchtime Special Lecture
6:30pm-7:00pm Fellowship Award Ceremony
Nishida Prize for Promotion of Planetary and Geo-science Award Ceremony
7:00pm-9:00pm Party
May 24 (WED) 1:00pm-1:40pm Lunchtime Special Lecture
5:15pm-5:45pm 'Oshaberi' Bar- Pop-Up Talks-
May 25 (THU) 1:00pm-1:40pm Lunchtime Special Lecture

Keynote Speech

Date and Time May 21 (SUN) PM2 [3:30pm-5:00pm]
Place Convention Hall, International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe
Lecturers Prof. Takaaki Kajita
Prof. Lucy Jones

Award Ceremony

Date and Time May 23(MON) 6:30pm-
Place Room A09-A11, Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall

JpGU announces the new JpGU Fellow and Nishida Prize for Promotion of Planetary and Geo-science awardees at the ceremony to be held on May 23.
The recepient of Taira Prize will also be recognized at this ceremony.

Let's celebrate them with a free glass of sparkling wine.


The 2017 JpGU Fellow (Alphabetical order / titles omitted)

Shoji Arai, Robert Geller, Kei Hirose, Tetsuo Irifune,
Katsuhiko Ishibashi, Kenji Konishi, Mitsuhiro Matsu’ura,
Mitsuharu Mizukoshi, Bjorn O. Mysen, Teruyuki Nakajima,
Kunihiko Shimazaki, Danny Summers, Hiroshi Takeda, Yoshiaki Toba,
Koichiro Tsuruda
See HERE for more details.

The 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of planetary and Geo-science

This prize is awarded to early and mid-career researchers aged under 45 for their research contribution .
The Nishida Prize is named after Dr. Atsuhiro Nishida, the JpGU Fellow and founder of this prize.
It is managed with the donation from Dr. Nishida.

The 2nd Nishida Prize for Promotion of Planetary and Geo-science Recepients (Alphabetical order / Titles omitted)

Tanimoto Hiroshi, Nagasawa Makiko, Ikoma Masahiro,
Yamamoto-Kawai Michiyo, Uchida Naoki, Watanabe Shingo, Tsuchiya Taku,
Takano Yoshinori, Ebihara Yusuke, Miyazaki Yuzo
More details HERE

Introduction of the Taira Prize Recepient

The Taira Prize was founded by AGU with official cooperation of JpGU in 2015.
The prize is awarded to early- and mid-career researchers in recognition of “outstanding transdisciplinary research accomplishment in ocean drilling.”
This year, we will welcome and recognize Dr.Heiko Palike at this ceremony.

Party

Fellows, recepients of Nishida Prize and Taira Prize will also join us in this event.

Date and Time May 23 (TUE) 7:00pm-
Place Room A09~A11, Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Fee
* tax included
Advance party registration is only available online from My Account Log in page.
Advance Registration Rate: Regular: 4320 JPY/ Students:1980JPY
Online Deadline: May 22 (MON) at 6:00pmJST

* On-site registration is available, but we will only accept cash after the online deadline.
Please come to the party site and pay the fee there to participate.

-Normal Rate:Regular 5000 JPY / Student 2500JPY

Local SAKE Bar

Please enjoy the delicious local SAKE provided by one of our supporting members 地方都市地域コンベンション関連団体 and Aso Unesco Global Geopark.
*Alcohol will not be provided to underage attendees.

Lottery

Join the lottery and win an awesome prize!!
The prizes are mostly provided by Exhibitors and winner of 2017 Joint Meeting Prize will get a Free Meeting Pass for 2018 JpGU Annual Meeting .

★The 2017 Party Questionnaire ★
Please share with us your opinion to help us improve this event and win a JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting Souvenir Gift Package!

Click HERE to respond the Party Questionnaire NOW!
-The special gift is given to three respondents who win the drawing.
-Please make sure to enter your JpGU ID if you'd like to participate in this drawing.

Ice Breaker Reception

Date and Time May 20 (SAT) 6:30pm-
Place Poster/ Exhibition Area , Hall7, International Exhibiton Hall
Fee Free of Charge

Ice Breaker Reception will take place at Poster/ Exhibition Area after PM3, from 6:30pm.
*This is an open event to all attendees.
*Alcohol will not be provided to underage attendees.

International Mixer Luncheon

To enhance the exchange of students and early career scientists from all over the world, International Mixer Luncheon will be held during our meeting.
Date and Time May 22 (MON) 12:30pm-1:30pm
Place Banquet Room Sho, 2F Hotel New Otani
Language English
Fee Free of Charge
*Lunch is provided.
How to Apply Registration is required from the Application Form.

'Oshaberi' Bar -Pop-Up Talks-

Pop-up talks is an exciting free talk presentation by students and early career scientists under 35 years old.
Each talk will last 5 minutes and the presentation topic can be anything related to science
(e.g. Research, lifestyle, career etc.)
Presenters will also be given an original designed T-shirt!

Date and Time May 20 (SAT) 5:15pm-5:45pm
May 22 (MON) 5:15pm-5:45pm
May 24 (WED) 5:15pm-5:45pm
Place Mini Stage, Hall 7, International Exhibiton Hall
How to Apply Please see the application details at 'Oshaberi' Bar Webpage.

Lunchtime Special Lecture

We are honored to welcome the world class researchers to deliver lectures about the latest Hot Topics during the lunchtime!
Please bring your lunch and enjoy the lectures.

Date and Time Every day, except for May 22 (MON), 1:00pm-1:40pm
Place Room 103, 1F International Conference Hall
How to Apply No especial application required.
Please come ditectly to the lecture room.

Lectures and Title of Lectures
May 20 (SAT) Dr. Shawn McGlynn (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Microbial Individuals and their roles in Biogeochemistry"
May 21 (SUN) Dr. Peter van-Keken (Carnegie Institution for Science Washington)
"The water cycle in subduction zones"
May 23 (TUE) Dr. William Lau (University of Maryland College Park)
"The Asian Aerosol-Monsoon Climate System: A New Paradigm"
May 24 (WED) Dr. Ralph Lorenz (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)
"Exploring Titan : An Earth-Like Moon"
May 25 (THU) Dr. Eddie Bernard (Survival Capsule, LLC)
"ew Frontier of Tsunami Science - Deep Ocean Observations"



-Presentations are given in English.
-Lunch box is available to purchase
・ in front of Room 103
・ at the Kitchen Car in the 1F Entrance
* Writing pad chair is available to enjoy your lunch while the lecture.

Excursion

If you want to know more about Japan, why don't to participate in the JpGU excursion?
You have 3 choices and each one of them provide you an original, different and fun experience.

Best of Tokyo; Asakusa- Imperial Palace Afternoon Bus Tour


Date May 24 (WED) afternoon
Time of Departure & Arrival Makuhari Messe 1:00pm Leave Makuhari Messe
5:00pm Arrive Makuhari Messe
Guidace Language English
Fee 4,000JPY (tax included/ person)

-Please come to the Help Desk at 1F International Conference Hall and pay the fee there.
Payment Deadline: May 23 (TUE) at 5:00pm

Registration without payment after the payment deadline will be cancelled.
How to Apply Please register from the Application Form.

Anyone may join the tour but the applicant must be our meeting attendee.
* Friends, family members and colleagues of the attenddees are also welcome in this tour.
Please submit the Application form one by one per participant in case any non meeting attendees are joining.
Schedule Meeting Location: Makuhari Messe
Enjoy Tokyo Skytree from the bus window
Sightseeing at Asakusa Sensoji temple, Nakamise Shopping Street
Enjoy around the National Diet Building from the bus window
Picture at Imperial Palace
Ending Location:Makuhari Messe or Tokyo Station

JpGU GEOFUT '17

JpGU will hold our first futsal tournament during the meeting period.
Let's enjoy together. Paticipants from any country are welcome!

Date and Time May 21(SUN) 7:00pm-
Place ZOZOPARK HONDA FOOTBALL AREA
Details Coming up soon
Contact: futsal@jpgu.org

Geotours

Supported by Japanese Geoparks Network, we introduce "Geotours" .
Why don't you plan to enjoy the Japanese Geoparks ?
5 courses to Chichibu, Shimonita Area, Choshi and Mt. Asama North Geopark are waiting for you!
For further details, please visit our webpage.


See HERE for more details.