JpGU Meeting 2018

20.05 - 24.05.2018  
Chiba, Japan

The Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) is pleased to announce that the JpGU Meeting 2018 will be held from 20-24 May 2018 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

JpGU is an academic union that encompasses all the Earth and Planetary Sciences disciplines and related fields, organizing annual meetings since 2005.


Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall, International Exhibiton Hall / Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall.

Important dates

1 Sept-12 Oct 2017: Session Proposal Period
1 Dec 2017: Session Release
10 Jan-19 Feb 2018: Abstract Submission Period
10 Jan-8 May 2018: Early Registration Period
13 Mar 2018: Acceptance Notification
14 Mar 2018: Program Release
11 May 2018: Abstract PDF Release
20-24 May 2018: JpGU Meeting 2018


The abstract submission site will open from 10 January to 19 February at 17:00 (JST) 2018.

Early-bird Submission Deadline is 5 February at 23:59 (JST) 2018.


Sessions in JpGU meetings are categorized into 7 JpGU Categories and subcategories. Union and Public Sessions are sessions out of these 7 categories.

Union (U): Sessions to present the up-to date frontier topics related to all earth and planetary sciences related community.

Public (O): Sessions open to the public to promote scientists' outreach activities, and to help societies' understandings of research fields of our union.

1. Space and Planetary Sciences (P): Planetary Science, Solar Terrestrial Physics, Space Physics, Space Electromagnetism Exoplanetology... etc.

2. Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences (A): Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Atmospheric Environment, Ocean Sciences, Hydrology, Limnology, Ground Water Hydrology, Cryospheric Sciences, Geoenvironmental Science, Climate Change Research...etc.

3. Human Geosciences (H): Geography, Geomorphology, Engineering Geology, Sedimentology, Natural Disaster, Disaster Prevention, Resources, Energy...etc.

4. Solid Earth Sciences (S): Geodesy, Seismology, Geomagnetism, Science of the Earth's Interior, Earth and Planetary Tectonics Dynamics, Geology, Quaternary Research, Lithology and Mineralogy, Volcanology, Geochemistry...etc.

5. Biogeosciences (B): Biogeosciences, Space Biology, Origin of Life, Geosphere-Biosphere Interactions, Palaeontology, Paleoecology...etc.

6. Education & Outreach (G): Earth Science Education, School Education, Relation to the society...etc.

7. Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary (M): Session that cannot be categorized into one session, Joint Symposium with other scientific societies...etc.

Session Proposals

The session proposal site is open from 1 September to 12 October at 17:00 (JST) 2017.

Further information

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