SSJ Fall Meeting

Date, Time, and Venue

Date: Oct. 25 (Wed) – Oct. 27 (Fri), 2017
Venue: Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center

* The public seminar will be also held at Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center on Oct. 28 (Sat), 2017. The public lecture for parents and children, and school teachers will be held at Kagoshima Prefectural Museum on Oct. 28 (Sat), 2017.



Session Schedule and Meeting Program

PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS has been released.
You need ID and Password to download it.
Password has been informed to the pre-registered attendee.


Session Schedule has been released. We will release the Meeting Program by the end of September. Although the Meeting Program is mainly written in Japanese, you will find your presentation time based on your presentation title or name.


[Regular Session]

S01: Theory and Analysis Method
S02: Seismometry and Monitoring System
S03: Crustal Deformation, GNSS, Gravity
S04: Tectonics
S05: Geothermal Science
S06: Crustal Structure
S07: Deep Structure and Properties of the Earth and Planets
S08: Earthquake Source Processes and Physics of Earthquakes
S09: Seismicity
S10: Active Faults, Historical Earthquakes
S11: Various Phenomena Associated with Earthquakes
S12: Rock Mechanics, Crustal Stress
S13: Geochemistry, Groundwater Hydrology Related to Earthquakes
S14: Earthquake Prediction and Forecast
S15: Strong Ground Motion and Earthquake Disaster
S16: Subsurface Structure and Its Effect
S17: Tsunami
S18: Education and History of Seismology
S19: Seismology General and Miscellaneous Contribution

[Special Session]

S21: Forecast of large earthquakes and progress towards reduction of earthquake disasters
S22: Seismotectonics in central Kyushu toward earthquake hazard assessment


Student Presentation Award

Applicant for the Student Presentation Award must be a student member of the SSJ. Please select “apply” in the column of “Student Presentation Award” when you submit your abstract via the online system. If you have any questions, please contact ssj-program at (please replace “at” with “@”).


Abstract Submission and Registration

1) System and Deadlines

___Online Submission and Pre-registration System

___System open: 12:00 JST, Jul. 12 (Wed), 2017

___Abstract submission deadline: 12:00 JST, Aug. 2 (Wed), 2017 => closed

___Pre-registration deadline: 12:00 JST, Sep. 13 (Wed), 2017

___* Please pay the fee via the online system using your credit card (VISA, Master, or JCB). Each payment deadline is the same as above. No refund is available after settlement is completed.

2) Abstract submission fee

___1,500 JPN for each submission
___* Free for invited special-session lectures presented by non-members

3) Registration fee (including the password of the electronic proceedings)

Regular member

  1. a) General member
    – Pre-registration 8,000 JPY
    – On-site registration 10,000 JPY
  2. b) Student member
    – Pre-registration 4,500 JPY
    – On-site registration 5,500 JPY
  3. c) Student member (undergraduate)
    – Pre-registration 3,500 JPY
    – On-site registration free (proceedings 3,500 JPY)

Honorary member
____– Pre-registration 8,000 yen
____– On-site registration 10,000 JPY

Supporting member (on-site registration only)
____– On-site registration 12,500 JPY

Non-member (on-site registration only)

  1. a) General
    – On-site registration 15,000 JPY (free for invited special-session lecturers)
  2. b) Graduate students
    – On-site registration 10,000 JPY
  3. c) Undergraduate students
    – On-site registration free (proceedings 5,000 JPY)

4) Proceedings fee

___– Regular member, honorary member, and supporting member: 3,500 JPY
___– Non-member (on-site only): 5,000 JPY for general


Notifications for Abstract Submission and Presentation

– Please check the abstract template (MS-Word or jpeg) to prepare your abstract (PDF, 1 page, ≤ 1 MB). Figures/tables in color are acceptable.

– Abstract submission must be conducted by the first author or speaker.

– The first author or speaker must be a regular member or honorary member except for invited non-member authors for the special session. If you would like to join SSJ, please contact ssj-program at (please replace “at” with “@”).

– When you finish submission, the system will send a confirmation email to your registered address.

– You can revise or withdraw your submission until the deadline shown above.

– Request of presentation type is not always approved. Presentation type is determined by the session conveners and Program Committee based on the total number of submissions received. Except for invited lectures, one speaker can make one or two presentation(s), although two oral presentations are not accepted.

– Oral presentation will be held at 4 rooms. Oral presentation is 15 minutes including discussion.

– A projector for connecting with your PC is available for oral presentations.

– Poster board size: W 90 cm / H 210 cm

– If you do not want to use credit card for the payment, please contact ssj-program at (please replace “at” with “@”). In this case, it takes some time to give you answer.


Notifications for Registration

– Registration is required to participate the meeting. Please be sure to make meeting registration beforehand. It takes a lot of time to make on-site registration.

– Pre-registered attendees will receive the password of the electronic proceedings beforehand. On-site registered attendee is able to get the password of the electronic proceedings in exchange for the payment at the reception.

– Pre-registered member who finish the payment of the annual membership fee also receive a name tag and registration receipt beforehand. Such attendee can enter without a stop at the reception, but please attach your name tag at the meeting.

– If you have any problem with the format of the receipt, please visit the reception with your receipt.

– The fee of a social gathering is not included in the registration fee.

– If you do not want to use credit card for the payment, please contact ssj-program at (please replace “at” with “@”). In this case, it takes some time to give you answer.

– If you are a supporting member or non-member, please make on-site registration at the reception.



– The social gathering will be held at the Hotel PALACEIN Kagoshima in the evening of Oct. 26 (Thu), 2017.