Hayabusa 2017: 5th Symposium of the Solar System Materials

Date: 4 Dec. – 7 Dec. 2017

Venue: Auditorium of National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
10-3, Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan
(next to the National Institute of Polar Research)


Past, present, and future of sample return missions
Studies related to Hayabusa samples
New insights from solar system material analysis
Prospect of solar system evolution by theoretical, observational and experimental studies
Technique and methodology of sample analysis
Other related studies

Invited speakers (confirmed at this point):
Zita Martins (Imperial College, London)
Yoshihiro Furukawa (Tohoku Univ.)
Jamie Elsila Cook (NASA/Goddard)
Lisa Pace (NASA/JSC)
Chris Herd (Univ. Alberta)
Tim Haltigin (Canadian Space Agency)

Important dates

Call for abstracts (1st circular): 1 August 2017
Abstract submission due: 12 September 2017
Meeting period: 4 – 7 December 2017
Proceedings due: TBD
SOC: Hisayoshi Yurimoto (Chair, ISAS/JAXA, Hokkaido Univ.)
Masaki Fujimoto (ISAS/JAXA, ELSI/TITech)
Shogo Tachibana (Hokkaido Univ.)
Kevin Righter (NASA/JSC, USA)
Keiko Nakamura-Messenger (NASA/JSC, USA)
Caroline Smith (NHM, U.K.)

For more information, please visit the main page of the symposium website, http://hayabusaao.isas.jaxa.jp/symposium/2017/index.html