Japan Geoscience Union


The Japan Geoscience Union Meeting brings together researchers in differing specialties from many institutes throughout the world.
Many oral presentations, poster presentations, invited lectures and special lectures have been delivered until today.
In 2020, the 2nd joint meeting with AGU, JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020, will take place at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan from 24 (SUN) to 28 (THU) May 2020.
Official language of the meeting is either English or Japanese and sessions will be convened in the language chosen by the session convener.

Session & Presentation

All presentations are given in a consecutive set of presentations called "Session".
In the last few years, more than 200 sessions have been convened during JpGU annual meetings.
Presentation formats are orals and posters.
Oral presentations are made in the coference rooms, using slides, other vidual materials.
Poster presentation is given with a poster style material.
Presentation languages is either English or Japanese.

Public Session & Public Day

Public sessions are especially designated for public attendees to introduce the latest scientific research results on Geoscience in an easy-to-understand manner.
Public sessions are held on the so-called 'Public Day' in Sunday.
We welcome anyone interested in geosciences to attend these sessions for free.

How to Participate in JpGU Meeting

All attendees must make a registration to attend the meeting.
Those who complete the registration and payment by the early-bird registration deadline will receive a discount.
Registration must be made through the online system.
On-site registration is available during the meeting, however, attendees should note that the registration fee differs from online rate.
Public attendees can attend Public Sessions free of charge. Please make the online registration or register on-site.
The attendees listed below may also attend the meeting free of charge.
- Press staff
- Business meetings attendees
- Undergraduate students, high school students or younger

JpGU Meeting 2019 Summary

Period May 26(SUN)-30(THU), 2019 for 5 days
Venue Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall, International Exhibition Hall 8
Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall
Host Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)
Society Members 51 organizations
Sponsorship 46 organizations
Co-sponsor The Astronomical Society of Japan, The Japanese Coral Reef Society, Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, The Japan Landslide Society, The Japanese Geotechnical Society, Japan Society of Erosion Control Engineering, The Japan Society of High Pressure Science and Technology, Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Total Number of Participants 8,390 attendees
Presentations Oral Presentations 2,624
Poster Presentations 2,404
Total 5028
Exhibitors 133

Past Meetings Archieves

2019 2018  2017  2016  2015  2014

Abstract PDF of the 2019 meeting is available at 2019 Abstract PDF.