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The 9th VERSIM workshop at Kyoto University

The VERSIM group is an international working group on the behaviour of the magnetosphere and ionosphere by means of ELF and VLF radio waves.

SCIENTIFIC TOPICS

  • Plasma structures and boundaries - morphology and dynamics
  • Wave-particle and wave-wave interactions
  • Wave-induced particle precipitation
  • Wave propagation in magnetosphere and ionosphere
  • Sprites and the effects of lightning on the ionosphere
  • Results of recent space missions such as Arase, MMS, and Van Allen Probes

Committee

  • Y. Omura (Kyoto University)
  • H. Kojima (Kyoto University)
  • M. Hirahara (Nagoya University)
  • Y. Saito (ISAS/JAXA)
  • T. Amano (The University of Tokyo)
  • I. Shinohara (ISAS/JAXA)
  • Y. Ebihara (Kyoto University)
  • S. Zenitani (Kobe University)
  • M. Shoji (Nagoya University)
  • S. Kurita (Nagoya University)
  • N. Kitamura (The University of Tokyo)
  • C. Martinez (Nagoya University)
  • E. Kawasaki (Kyoto University)
  • H. Nitto (Kyoto University)
  • Y. Hsieh (Kyoto University)
  • S. Nakamura (Nagoya University)

PROGRAM

Outline of Schedule

 Sessions will start at 9:00 on Monday 23.
 All sessions will close at 18:00 on Friday 27.

Monday 23 Oral session
Tuesday 24 Oral session
Poster session
Wednesday 25 Oral session
Poster session
Thursday 26 Oral session
Banquet
Friday 27 Oral session
Conference closes

Scientific Program

Oral presentations will only be by invitation.
There are no restrictions on the number of submissions you may submit.

VIEW PROGRAM TIME SLOTS

It is anticipated that the first draft program will be available by January 2020.

Poster Awards

​We are pleased to offer some awards for young scientists.

Excellent Poster Presentation Awards (EPPA) for students
  • 1 out of 10 poster
Outstanding Poster Awards (OPA) for early career scientists
  • 1 out of 10 posters
  • within 7 years after Ph.D

Registration & Fee

All presenters must register online to confirm their attendance.

ABSTRACT

By  30 Nov. 2019

  • Standard: ¥0
  • Student: ¥0
SUBMIT

EARLY REGISTRATION

By  16 Dec. 2019

  • Standard: ¥25,000
  • Student: ¥8,000
PAY NOW

VENUE

KIHADA HALL

Kihada Hall, which is located at the Uji Campus of Kyoto University, will be the venue for the conference. Uji Campus is 30 minutes away from Kyoto Station by train.

Kihada Hall

FROM AIRPORTS TO KYOTO STA.

From KIX (Kansai International Airport)
Airport Limited Express Train “Haruka”
  • One-way fare : ¥2,850 (non-reserved seat)
  • One-way time : About 80 min.
JR Train
  • Transfer at Osaka Sta.: From Kansai Airport Rapid to Special Rapid.
  • One-way fare : ¥1,880
  • One-way time : About 100 min.
Airport Limousine Bus
  • One-way fare : ¥2,550
  • One-way time : About 90 min.
From ITM (Osaka International Airport)
Airport Limousine Bus
  • One-way fare : ¥1,310
  • One-way time : About 60 min.
Osaka Monorail
  • One-way fare : About ¥1,000
  • One-way time : About 60 min.
  • You need some transfers.
From NRT (Narita International Airport)
Shinkansen (Bullet train)
  • Transfer at Tokyo Station : JR Narita Express to Shinkansen
  • One-way fare : About ¥16,000.
  • One-way time : About 200 min.

FROM KYOTO STA. TO OBAKU STA.

JR Nara Line
Take JR Nara Line "Local" train (not "Rapid") on platform No. 8, 9 or 10 at Kyoto Sta.
  • One-way fare : ¥240
  • One-way time : About 20 min.

ACCOMMODATION

We strongly recommend all participants to reserve their accommodation as soon as possible.

Kyoto is a very popular touristic destination and hotels are often fully booked.

There are few hotels located close to the conference venue.
Hotels are available near the JR Kyoto station.
Convenient access to the conference venue is available via the JR local train from JR Kyoto station (30 min).


Conference Hotels

We will block some rooms for young scientists. The accommodation reservation will be opened Octorber 2019.

BOOK NOW
The links listed below are recommended online booking agents offering a wide variety of places to stay in and around Kyoto Station:

VISA information

Please visit the web site of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If you need an invitation letter, please specify so when you submit your abstract.