└■ Mailnews July Edition No.174 2013/07/10
≪ Contents ≫
┃1.Prefatory note by Toshitaka Tsuda, president of Japan Geoscience Union
┃2.Announcement: Representative Election
┃3.JpGU Meeting 2014 Registration fee
┃4.Information of JpGU Meeting 2014
┃5.JpGU Meeting 2013 Abstract Zip files was released
┃6.JpGU membership subscription system was resumed
┃7.Information from Science Council of Japan
┃8.From committees
┃ ・Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
┃9.What’s new
└■ 1.Prefatory Note
President of Toshitaka Tsuda

└■ 2.Announcement: Representative Election

 The term of representatives elected in 2012 is to expire on March 31, 2013.
On August 2, Friday, the 3rd represenatatives’ election is to be announced.
Anyone who has made membership subscription to Japan Geoscience Union is
eligible to be a representative candidate.
Representative candidates can apply directly by themselves and other members can
recommend representative candidates with their consents. Further information is to
be announced soon.

Necessary information is his or her name, organization he or she belongs to, more than
two names who recommends him or her as a candidate, his or her electoral zone and comments
or endorsers. Written consent to accept recommendations is also necessary if he or she is
a candidate recommended by other members.

Comments or endorsers have to be 100 two-byte characters or less.

We sincerely hope our members will run for the election and vote for candidates.
We also hope you, who has not finished membership subscription to the Japan Geoscience
Union and positively become engaged in the management.

└■ 3.JpGU Meeting 2014 registration fee

              Toshitaka Tsuda, President of Japan Geoscience Union
              Masato Namakura, Director of Japan Geoscience Union
To members of Japan Geoscience Union,

Thank you for your continuous support to Japan Geoscience union.
Please understand that we decided to increase the registration fee to the followings
at Board of directors held in March, 2013.
We plan to imporove service for the participants for JpGU Meetings.
We appreciate your understanding.

■Registraton fee

【Full conference】 Advance:11,000JPY → 16,000JPY
      On-site:13,000JPY → 22,000JPY
【One day】 Advance: 6,000JPY → 10,000JPY
      On-site: 7,000JPY → 15,000JPY

<Elementary, junior and senior high school teachers/Graduate students>
【Full conference】 Advance: 5,500JPY → 8,000JPY
      On-site: 7,000JPY → 12,000JPY
【One day】Advance:3,000JPY → 5,000JPY
     On-site:4,000JPY → 8,000JPY

【Full conference】 Advance:18,000JPY → 24,000JPY
      On-site:20,000JPY → 27,000JPY
【One day】 Advance:12,000JPY → 20,000JPY
      One day:13,000JPY → 22,000JPY

<Elementary, junior and senior high school teachers/Graduate students(Non-member)>
【Full conference】 Advance:11,500JPY → 15,000JPY
      On site:13,000JPY → 17,000JPY
【One day】 Advance: 8,000JPY → 12,000JPY
      On-site:10,000JPY → 15,000JPY

■Abstract submission fee

Advance: 1,500JPY → 3,000JPY
Normal: 3,000JPY → 4,000JPY

We increase the registration fees for students less than those for general participants.

We plan to improve service for the participants.
We change the meeting venue from Makuhari Messe to Pacifico Yokohama, promote Information
Technology and publish new Open Access-e-journal.

We don’t increase the annual dues.
Please be kind to understand our situation.
We would like to ask for your continuous support.


└■ 4.JpGU Meeting 2014 Information

(1) JpGU Meeting 2014 Schedule

Date:From April 28, Monday to May 2, Friday
Venue:Pacifico Yokohama, Conference Center
   1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan

[Recent schedule] *tentative

JpGU Meeting 2014 website opens:September 2, Monday, 2013
Session proposal:From September 2, Monday to October 24, Thursday, 2013
Recruitment of exhibitors:Starts on October 7 until booths are filled.
Release of sessions:December 20, Friday, 2013
Abstract submission:From January 8, Wednewday to February 12, Wednesday at 12:00JST
    (Advance submission closes):February 3, Monday at 24:00JST
Pre-registration:From January 8, Wednesday to April 16, Wednesday at 17:00JST
Application for part time jobs:Starts on March 17, Monday until positions are filled.
Application for meeting and gatherings:Starts on March 17, Monday until rooms are filled.

└■ 5.JpGU Meeting 2013 Abstract Zip file was released

Abstracts PDFs for JpGU Meeting 2013 can be viewed on our website now.
We also released the Abstract Zip file. It can be easily burned on DVDs.

Pleasse access the following URL.

Abstract PDF

└■ 6.JpGU membership subscription system was resumed

After the temporal pause due to the preparation for the meeting and maintenance,
our membership subscription system has been resumed.

Please be sure to update your information now.

■Please be sure to check the following fields attentively.

・Basic information:
 Email address
・Shipping address:
 Country   → Select the country name

(Please enter the name of the affiliation, and do NOT enter your name here)


└■ 7.Information from Science Council of Japan
Hiroko Nagahara, Earth Planetary Science section president
Tadao Nishiyama, Educational affairs sub section president

Public comments are wanted.
For further details, please see the Japanese mailnews.

Earth Planetary Science reference standard(Planned) in Japanese)

Please contact Prof. Tadao Nishiyama( July 15.

└■ 8.From committees

(1)Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee

Organizing Committee for International Earth Science Olympiad planned to be
held in 2016 at Mie Prefecture was started on June 8, 2013.
President is Prof. Asahiko Taira, president of Jamstec.
Vice presidents are Eikei Suzuki, governor of Mie Prefecture and Junsei Uchida,
principal of Mie University.
Thank you in advance for your continuous support.

JESOC Club members are wanted.
For further details, see the following URL.

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