2008 Spring Meeting of the MSJ (Yokohama, 18-21 May, 2008)

The 2008 Spring Meeting of the MSJ will be held on 18-21 May in the Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall and the Yokohma Media and Communication Center.

- How to join the Meeting
For the presentation, you should pay the submission fee (with a credit card) and submit a one-page abstract on the Meeting's Web page (in Japanese), which can be accessed through the MSJ's homepage after 15 January 2008. The deadline of submission is 15 JST (06 UTC), 19 February 2008. The submission fee, which includes the registration fee, is ¥8,000 for members of academic organizations (University, National Institutes etc. except for students), and ¥5,000 for others.
The one-page abstract should be submitted in an A4-size PDF file (less than 1MB) written in Japanese or English, with 20 mm margins on the top and sides, and a 30 mm margin on the bottom. At least one of the authors must be a member of the MSJ.

If you wish to join the meeting without presentations, you should pay the registration fee on the meeting's Web page (¥3,000) by 8 April 2008, or pay in cash (¥4,000) on site.

The presentation can be conducted either by an oral or a poster session. The time allocated for an oral presentation depends on the total number of presentations (typically 10 minutes including discussion). For the poster presentation, the size of the board will be about 180cm in height and 90cm in width.

-Program and preprints
The program of the meeting (in Japanese) will appear in the MSJ's homepage by the end of April 2008. Programs of recent meetings are shown in MSJ's homepage..
The preprint can be purchased from the MSJ, as announced in a forthcoming issue of TENKI.