Outstanding Student Presentation Award

  • Oral presentation
    Vishal Das (Stanford Univ.)
    Jiahui Liu (Peking Univ.)
    Wataru Uehara (Tokyo Metropolitan. Univ.)
  • Poster presentation
    Kazuhiro Hidari (Waseda Univ.)
    Yusuke Ohta (Kyoto Univ.)

Technical program

  • Technical program is available. (pdf)
  • Time table is available. (pdf)
  • PowerPoint template is available. (Not mandatory. [ppt / pptx])

Keynote lectures

Basara Miyahara, D.Sc.
Director of Space Geodesy Research Division,
Geospatial Information Authority of Japan

"Gravity measurement and vertical reference frame"

Ranajit Ghose, Ph.D.
Associate professor,
Delft University of Technology

"Acceptance of geophysics in civil and geotechnical engineering: long-lasting challenges and new possibilities"

Tetsuo Yonezawa, Mr.
Executive Officer, General Manager, HSE Unit,

"Current situation of HSE, perspective and future efforts from the viewpoint of a company in the oil & gas industry"

Presentation instruction

  • Language
    All slides/posters and presentations should be given in English.
  • Oral presentations
    - Presentation time is 20 min. including questions and discussion.
    - Windows PCs (Windows 7) with PowerPoint 2010 are prepared by SEGJ.
    - When you use own PC, VGA or HDMI cables are available for connecting to a projector. Cables for Mac are not prepared. Please bring on your own if necessary.
    - Preferable aspect ratio of presentation slide is 4:3.
    - PowerPoint template is available. (Not mandatory. [ppt / pptx])
  • Poster presentations
    - Board size is W90cm~H210cm.
    - Core time: 16:40-18:00 on 12th (Mon).
    - Posting time: 12:00-18:00 on 12th (Mon), 9:00-18:00 on 13th (Tue), and 9:00-13:30 on 14th (Wed).

Call for Abstracts

  • Call for abstracts Closed..
  • Authors are requested to submit a short abstract (200-300 words plain text) by the first deadline. The short abstract can be submitted from the online submission page.
  • After receiving the acceptance notification, an extended abstract (2 - 4 pages) is required. All authors are requested to submit a camera-ready manuscript in PDF using the template. [Download the extended abstract template (doc, 174 KB)]
  • Young researchers (ages 35 or under) can apply to travel support program. (see below) [Download the application form (doc, 16 KB)]
  • Questions via email: segj13th_prog [@] segj.org
Call for Abstracts open. 20 January 2018
Deadline for Abstract submission 30 March 2018
30 April 2018
15 May 2018
Deadline for Extended Abstract submission 30 June 2018

Travel Support Program to Young Researchers Closed.
The organization committee would like to encourage young researchers coming from overseas to participate in this symposium. A young researchers' paper competition will be conducted with the extended abstract, and the winners will be granted a small amount of travel support. Participants of ages 35 or under may submit an application (doc) to this support program at the time of their extended abstract submissions.

Notification of Acceptance / Rejection
The Symposium Technical Program Committee will make the final decision on acceptance/rejection of extended abstracts. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent by email by the end of August 2018.

Copyright Transfer
In consideration of the publication of the above paper in the Proceedings of SEGJ International Symposium, the author(s) hereby grant non-exclusive rights to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan to publish that paper throughout the world in any format and via any mechanism (including transmission over the internet and other communications networks, and in any other electronic/digital form) and non-exclusive rights to deal with requests from third parties. The author(s) hereby warrant that the Work is original and that he/she is the author of the Work; to the extent the Work incorporates text passages, figures, data or other material from the works of others, the undersigned has obtained any necessary permissions. Electronic Copyright Transfer should be submitted after receiving the notification of acceptance.

Proposed technical sessions / conveners

  1. 1. Acquisition and Sensor Technologies
            Toru Ikegami, Takao Nibe
  2. 2. Seismic Technologies
            Kazuya Shiraishi, Masafumi Kato
  3. 3. GPR Technologies
            Kyosuke Onishi, Kazunori Takahashi
  4. 4. DC / EM / NMR Technologies
            Chisato Konishi, Shogo Komori
  5. 5. Geodetic Technologies
            Kazuya Ishitsuka
  6. 6. Gravity / Magnetics
            Shinya Sakanaka, Jyun Nishijima, Shigekazu Kusumoto
  7. 7. Borehole Geophysics
            Hiroaki Yamamoto
  8. 8. Passive Seismic / Microseismic
            Kyosuke Okamoto
  9. 9. Monitoring Technologies
            Mamoru Takanashi
  10. 10. Rock Physics / Interpretation (Case studies)
            Toshihiro Ike, Kazuki Ishikura, Koji Kashihara
  11. 11. Near Surface Geophysics
            Tatsunori Ikeda
  12. 12. Safely/Sustainability/Environmental Applications
            Kenji Kubota, Keisuke Inoue, Yugo Isobe, Osamu Osawa
  13. 13. Disaster Mitigation Application
            Hiroaki Sato
  14. SS 1. Geophysical application of Data science
            Yoshihiro Yamashita
  15. SS 2. Unmanned and Airborne Geophysical Survey
            Motoharu Jinguuji, Takumi Ueda, Shigeo Okuma
  16. SS 3. Geophysical challenges in the Middle-East area
            Jun Matsushima, Mohammed Y. Ali, Ayato Kato,
            Tomohide Ishiyama, Satoshi Ishikawa
  17. (SS: Special Session)
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