└■ Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.168 May Edition May 10, 2013
≪ Content ≫
┃1. Prefatory Note by Prof. Toshitaka Tsuda
┃    We’ll be waiting for your at JpGU Meeting 2013
┃2. JpGU Meeting 2013 information【Important】
┃ ・Recent schedule
┃ ・Reception on the day
┃ ・Pre-registered participants【Be sure to read this】
┃ ・Participants to make on-site registration
┃ ・JpGU 2013 App started
┃ ・How to use IINE or Idea & InformatioN Exchange Card
┃ ・Lunch time Special lectures
┃ ・Pubic sessions
┃ ・Information from each session
┃3.From Committees
┃ ・Educational Affairs Committee
┃4.What’s new
┃ ・Events
┃ ・Recruitment

└■ 1.Prefatory Note

We’ll be waiting for you at JpGU Meeting 2013!
     Toshitaka Tuda, president of Japan Geoscience Union

└■ 2.JpGU Meeting 2013 information【Important】

(1)Recent schedule

May 10th            Abstract PDFs to be released
From May 9th to 12th  Invitation emails are to be deliverd to pre-registered participants
From May 19th to 24th JpGU Meeting 2013
May 19th from 18:00 to 20:00 Ice breaker reception(on the 2nd floor of International Conference Hall at Makuhari Messe)
  20th from 18:15 to 20:30 Regular board meeting (Rm. 203)
   22nd from 13:40 to 14:00 Meeting of Representatives of society members (Rm.302)
     from 19:00 to 20:00 Regular general staff meeting (Rm.302)

Ice breaker reception:

Meetings during JpGU Meeting:

Program based on session categories:

Program based on date:

On the 1st floor of International Conference Hall at Makuhari Meese

■Time and date
May 18th, Sat  17:00~19:00
From May 19th, Sun to 21st, Tue 8:00~17:00
From May 22nd, Wed to 24th, Fri 8:30~17:00
Posteter presentation: 17:00~19:00 everyday

※You can make registration of the following day from 17:00~19:00 on the previous day.

■Reception counter
Pre-registration A Counter
On-site registration(with JpGU IDs)C Counter
On-site registration (without JpGU ID)D Counter
General information F Counter
 *70 years old and over,Undergraduate and high school students
 *Public session, meetings, press, exhibitors

【Participants of 70 years and over and undergraduate students】
・Participatnion fee is free.
・Pre-registered participants: A Counter
・On-site registraion: C Counter

(3) Pre-registerd participants【Be sure to read this】

If you completed pre-registration and don’t receive an invitaion email by May 12th, please contact
Subject:【Confirmation of pre-registration】
Please note your name and JpGU ID.

*Please note we don’t send any materials to you before JpGU Meeting.
*Abstract PDFs are only released on the web.

■Please be sure to get the ticket with bar-code from the URL shown on 【My Registration Page】on the invitation letter.
Please be sure to print it out and bring it to the reception A Counter on the day.

Invitaion mail itself is NOT a ticket.
Please be sure to access to 【My Registration Page,get the ticket and bring it to A Counter.

■Reception on the day
Name card and receipt are to be issued at the counter by scanning bar-code.
JpGU Meeting program is handed there.

Receipts of abstract submission and registration fees are issued with name cards.

(4)Participants to make on-site registration

Participants who have JpGU IDs:C Counter
Participants who don’t have JpGU ID:D Counter

【On-site registration fee】
Full conference ticket:
Member General:13,000JPY Elementary, junior and senior high school teacher: 7,000JPY Graduate and postgraduate student: 7,000JPY
Non-member General:20,000JPY Elementary, junior and senior high school teacher:13,000JPY Graduate and postgraduate student:13,000JPY

One-day ticket:
 Member General: 7,000JPY Elementary, junior and senior high school teacher: 4,000JPY Graduate and postgraduate student: 4,000JPY
Non-member General:13,000JPY Elementary, junior and senior high school teacher:10,000JPY Graduate and postgraduate student:10,000JPY

※Without paying annual due, member rate is NOT adopted.
※You can be a memter on-site by paying annual due and member rate is adopted.
※Those who are 70 years and over and undergraduate students are free of charge.

(5) JpGU 2013 App for iPhone and Android  started
Search this on Googleplay or Appstore.

★Let’s tweet using JpGU2013 App!
Campaign period:From May 14th, Tue at 0:00 to May 23rd, Thurs at 24:00

【How to】
Download JpGU2013 App and tweet your impression.
That’s all for entry.
You have a chance to be the one to receive voucher of 1,000JPY around Makuhari Messe.
# Shop list:

※Be sure to enter @JpGU
Please feel free to participate in this campaign.
The secretariat will contact those who elected directly on Twitter.

(6)How to use IINE or Idea & InformatioN Exchange Card

Write your comments on IINE or Idea & InformatioN Exchange Card and put them in the bag next to each poter board.
Please enjoy poster presentation by using these cards.

(7)Lunch time Special lectures

For further details, see the following URL.
World class researchers give special lectures for young students and researchers from Monday to Friday
at lunch time.
Lunch boxes are sold in front of the lecture room.
Time and date:From May 20th to 24th 13:00-13:40
Room:International Conference Room on the 2nd floor

May 20th, Monday:Space and Planetary Sciences Section
“Can Superflares Occur on Our Sun ?” by Dr. Kazunari SHIBATA, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
May 21st, Tuesday:Biogeosciences
“Life born and grown by the Earth” by Dr. Takeshi KAKEGAWA, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
May 22nd, Wednesday:Solid Earth Sciences
“HIME-diamond: A major spin-off from high-pressure mineral physics” by Dr. Tetsuo IRIFUNE, Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University
May 23rd, Thursday:Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences
“Space-Based View of a Changing Climate and its Implications” by Dr. Jack KAYE, Earth Science Division, NASA Headquarters
May 24th, Friday:Human Geosciences
“Understanding and Solution of a Problem in Human Geoscience – A Report from Fukushima -” by Dr. Akihiko KONDOH, Center for Environmental Remote Sensing, Chiba University

(8) Public sessions

Everyone can enjoy public sessions free of charge.
Please come to the venue on Sunday, May 19th.

O-01 Education for disaster-prevention and community-restoration
May 19th Sun 14:15 – 16:00  Rm.303

O-02 Poster presentations by senior high school students
May 19th Sun
Briefing  11:30 – 12:30 International Conference Room
Poster core time 13:45 – 15:15 Convention Hall

O-03 Recent Advances in Earth and Planetary Science
May 19th Sun 09:45 – 11:30 International Conference Room

O-04 Scientists’ work-life balance in terms of ministerial “Ikumen Project”
May 19th Sun 14:15 – 16:00 101A

O-05 Geoparks in Japan -Evaluation hearing of the aspiring geoparks and highlight of geoparks in Japan-
May 20th Mon 09:00 – 15:40 International Conference Room

(9)Information from each session

Please check the updated session information from here.

Please notify inevitable modification by presenters from here.
For further details, see the following URL.

└■ 3.From Committees

(1) Educational Affairs Committee

Symposium information (Geoscience Education)
1.Time and Date: May 18th, Sat  13:00~17:00
2.Room: 3rd Floor Rm.301 at International Conference Hall in Makuhari Messe
  JpGU Educatinal Affairs Committee, Curriculum section chair, Prof. Miyajima
For further details, see the Japanese mailnews.