United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

UNITED NATIONS/JAPAN WORKSHOP ON SPACE WEATHER
"Science and Data Products from ISWI Instruments"
2-6 March 2015, Fukuoka, Japan

Update:  First Circular has been issued (15 June 2014).

Background

The Workshop will be hosted by the  International Center for Space Weather Science and Education ( ICSWSE, pronounced iku-sei) of Kyushu University, on behalf of the Government of Japan. It will be held in Fukuoka, Japan, from 2 to 6 March 2015.

The Workshop is co-sponsored by the following organizations:

  • National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • Tohoku University
  • Fukuoka City

 

Workshop Objectives, Programme and Application Forms

The objective of the Workshop is to provide a global forum for participants to discuss capacity building, global observation, and science/education on space weather,  building on the achievements of the International Space Weather Initiative (ISWI).

The Workshop Programme will consist of a series of Sessions with technical presentations, panel discussions and working group meetings. Sessions will cover:

  • Space weather instrumentation: (a) Space-based, (b) Ground-based (ISWI)
  • Solar weather
  • Solar wind and inter-planetary medium
  • Magnetosphere
  • Ionosphere
  • Atmosphere
  • Coupling processes
  • Sun-to-Earth space weather modeling
  • Space weather impact

Applications to participate in the Workshop will be accepted from 1 September 2014.

On a competitive basis limited support (e.g. air-ticket, accommodation) will be available for qualified applicants from developing countries to attend the Workshop.  

Logistics (Hotel Arrangements, Location)

TBD

Reference Materials

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