Jul. 6, 2012: Convening of an IMSC Open Lecture (September 15)

Open lecture at the 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC)

Theme: Mass Spectrometry, Which Is Increasingly Contributing to Science and Technology

- Cutting Edge Research Stems from Basic Studies -

IMSC public lecture leaflet(838KB)

 An open lecture for students and the general public will be convened as one of the events at the International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC) to be held at the Kyoto International Conference Center in September. Anyone with even a passing interest in science and technology is encouraged to attend.

Preregistration is now finished.

Lecturer Koichi Tanaka
(General Manager of the Koichi Tanaka Laboratory of Advanced Science and Technology, Shimadzu Corporation, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and co-chair of the 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, IMSC2012 KYOTO)
Time and Date 14:00 to 16:00 (venue opens 13:30), Saturday, September 15, 2012
Venue Main Hall, Kyoto International Conference Center
442 Iwakuraosagicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. Take the Kyoto municipal subway, Karasuma line, and get off at the last stop, Kokusaikaikan (International Conference Center).
Entrance Fee Free
Capacity 1840 people
* Registration has finished, as this number has been reached.
* Group registrations will be accepted from high schools and universities. For details, contact the address noted below.
Details of the Lecture 1. Introducing science experiments studied up to the high school level, and explaining the basics of mass spectrometry
2. Explaining how the study of basic subjects plays a role in cutting edge research
3. Introducing how expertise from different fields was related to the lecturer’s awards and inventions
4. Introducing how features of Japanese science and technology lay the groundwork for creativity
Hosted by Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan and the Science Council of Japan
Co-Hosted by Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST) Tanaka ms3d Project
Sponsored by Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education, Kyoto Municipal Board of Education, Kyoto Convention Bureau, The Kyoto Shimbun Co., Ltd., Kyoto Shimbun COM
Contacts Regarding the Open Lecture 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference Secretariat, IMSC Open Lecture


Note: If the lecture is cancelled on the appointed day due to unforeseen circumstances, a notice will be posted on this website.