JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020: Virtual | NEWS & INFO No.03 (June 28, 2020)
Request for Cooperation to the Survey

(1) JpGU Emergency Survey on "The impact of COVID-19 on research activities and work with Geoscientist"
JpGU emergency survey on the impact of COVID-19 on research activities and work-life balance of geoscientist [Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool, Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)]

Purpose of this survey:
The impacts of the spread of COVID-19 infection on research activities and our daily lives were tremendous. The Committee for Diversity Management and Talent Pool, Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) would like to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on JpGU members with diverse backgrounds from the perspective of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

We further hope that we should pursue academic activities from fair policies even under severe and changeable conditions. This survey itself cannot be specified the individual reply contents, and the results will be analyzed in mass and be disclosed without individually identified.
We deeply appreciate your cooperation if you can answer the questions below after you agree with the survey purpose above.

Deadline: July 9, 2020
The result will be open during the 2020 virtual meeting, July 12-16.

(2) Request from the Conveners of Union Session U-02

In the session U02: Assessment and Accountability of Scientific Knowledge Creation, discussions will be held toward "creating a culture in which researchers themselves evaluate research activities and are accountable to society." Also the presidents of JpGU and AGU will participate in this discussion.

Please tell us about your research activities and ways of thinking that are necessary for the discussion.

Deadline: June 30 (Extended!)

Thank you for your contribution, and we look forward to seeing you at our session soon!

U-02 Conveners :
Michiyo Shimamura, Yasuhiro Yamanaka and Kiyoshi Suyehiro

Invitation to Webinar Session

JpGU will hold the first trial Webinar session.
In this session, we will introduce our ideas and thoughts regarding the 2020 meeting, aiming to answer to the general questions we are receiving about DFS, iPosters, the format of virtual meeting, etc.

Date and Time: June 30, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
How to participate: Please register from the following link.

Lecturer: Koji Wada (Leader or Net Meeting Core Team)
Language: Japanese