Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.52
October 13, 2009

<< Contents >>

   1. Call for votes Representative
Election of Japan Geoscience Union.
   2. Session Proposal of JpGU Meeting 2010 closes on October 30.
   3. From Committees
       Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee




1. Call for
votes Representative Election of Japan Geoscience Union


To members and
those who have not finished membership registration

If you make
a membership subscription by October 30, you can make a

The 1st representative election of Japan Geoscience Union is
under way.

Representatives or staff elected by members become section
presidents or persons eligible for directors.
They pass resolutions regarding executive official
elections, confirmation of project master plans and other
operation policies together with society members at regular
and extraordinary general staff meetings.


system is adopted.
JpGU Members can cast at most 5 votes in your electoral

If you make a
membership subscription by October 30, 2009 , you can make


Please make a
membership subscription on this occasion, and vigorously
vote for representative election to reflect your will on
smooth operation of JpGU.

October 13, 2009
Japan Geoscience Union
Board of Election
Chairman: Mie Ichihara
Members: Masanao Shinohara, Michinari Sunamura, Masahiro Takagi, Shogo
Tachibana, Hiroyuki Tsubomoto

How to Vote

  • Candidates List for Representative
    election is released on the Web from September 24, 2009.
    Names and aspirations of representatives of all electoral
    zones are shown

  • Click The Representative Election Vote and make votes.

  • If you haven’t finished your membership subscription,
    click Join JpGU Member>>Membership subscription button and make membership

  • Members who have finished membership subscription by
    October 30 are eligible to vote.

  • Please cast your votes for at most 5 representatives in
    your electoral zone.

  • Voting can be made from October 1 to October 30.

  • For further details, click

  • If you have further questions, please do not hesitate
    to contact Board of Elections,


    Election Schedule

    — Members who make membership
    subscriptions by October 30 can make votes —


  • August 3 Monday, 2009 Official
    Announcement of Representative Election

  • August 17
    Monday, 2009 Start to accept candidates

  • September 17 Thursday, 2009 Close to
    accept candidates

  • October 1 Thursday, 2009 Start to vote
  • October 30
    Friday, 2009 Close to vote

  • November 6, Friday, 2009 Vote Counting and
    reporting the result

    Candidates List


    Contact us

  • Board of Elections, Japan Geoscience
    Union  >>


    2. Call for Session Proposal for JpGU Meeting 2010

    Session Proposal for
    JpGU Meeting 2010 is wanted.
    Deadline is October 30 Friday, 2009.
    Please propose yours from the following URL as early as
    Science categories have been changed from those of JpGU
    Meeting 2009 according to adoption of Science Sections.

    Session Proposal


    Science Section

    JpGU Meeting website



    From Committees

    Japan Earth
    Science Olympiad Committee
    3rd International Earth Science Olympiad was held from
    September 14 to 22 in Taiwan to commemorate the 10th
    anniversary of recovery from Chi-chi Earthquake.
    50 students from 14 countries participated in it.
    They took written tests and practical tests to win medals
    around Taipei.
    International cooperating field research was conducted on
    earthquake fault in Taichung.
    All 4 members of Team Japan won silver medals.
    Please see further details on the following website. 
    International Earth Science Olympiad 2012 is to be held in
    Tsukuba-city in Japan.

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