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Hinode-7 Poster
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The seventh Hinode science meeting will be held on Nov 12-15, 2013, in Takayama Japan.

Since its launch in Sep-2006, more than 600 refereed papers have been published based on Hinode observations, presenting many new and important findings to the scientific community. However, due to the unexpectedly low levels of solar activity, until now the focus has mainly been on the more quiescent aspects of the solar cycle. With the solar maximum expected this year, through cooperative observations with SDO, IRIS, and ground based observatories, Hinode observations should lead to our understanding of active Sun phenomena, such as solar flares and CMEs, being greatly improved. Making Hinode-7 an excellent opportunity to discuss solar activity in the current solar cycle and the related science through the use Hinode data, as well as other solar/space weather data. It will also be interesting to use this meeting to broaden our focus to include the solar-stellar connection as a means to deepen our understanding of solar activity.

Momentum is also gaining for Solar-C, which is being developed as an international collaboration between Japan, US and Europe. To further discuss this mission, the Solar-C science meeting will be held on 11-Nov.

Takayama is an old, beautiful city located in a mountainous region in central Japan, and is near Hida Observatory of Kyoto University. We are looking forward to seeing you in Takayama in this Autumn.


The conference venue, Hida Earth Wisdom Center, is located in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture (Map).

For detailed travel information to Takayama see the following page:


Free shuttle will run between Takayama station and meeting venue. The bus stop is located just in front of the Takayama station. We will have a small tent there for you to find it out easily.

In the morning, the shuttle leaves for the venue every 10 minutes from 08:20 to 09:20 everyday. For the participants of the reception, shuttle will run from 17:00, 17:30, 18:00 on Monday evening. LOC members of Kyoto University will be at the bus stop during these periods to help the participants to get on the bus.

After the meeting, and parties on Monday and Wednesday, the shuttle is also available to go back to the station.

In the daytime, you can use the Sarubobo bus (200-yen) to commute between the station (Takayama Nohi Bus Terminal) and the venue (Hida Earth Wisdom Center). [Time table of the Sarubobo bus]

Scientific Program

10 Nov (Sun) 11 Nov (Mon) 12 Nov (Tue) 13 Nov (Wed) 14 Nov (Thu) 15 Nov (Fri) 16 Nov (Sat)
9:30—9:45 SWG meeting (closed) Registration Registration CLASP meeting (closed)
9:45—12:00 2. Atmospheric and Interior Couplings 4. Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections 7. Future Problems and Observations
Solar-C Science meeting (10:00—) Opening (10:30—)
1. Magnetic Fields and Solar Cycle
3. Coronal Heating and Solar Wind Acceleration
Summary (Priest)
12:00—13:15 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:15—15:00 1. Magnetic Fields and Solar Cycle 3. Coronal Heating and Solar Wind Acceleration 4. Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections Excursion Public Lecture
5. Space Weather and Space Climate
15:00—16:00 Coffee & Poster Coffee & Poster Coffee & Poster
16:00—18:00 1. Magnetic Fields and Solar Cycle 3. Coronal Heating and Solar Wind Acceleration 5. Space Weather and Space Climate
2. Atmospheric and Interior Couplings 6. Solar-Stellar Connection
4. Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections
Evening Welcome reception Conference dinner (19:00—)

Oral Presentations

The latest oral presentation list is opened in the PDF file.

Poster Presentations

The latest poster list is opened in the PDF file.

Most of our poster board size is 900mmx1200mm, so please prepare your poster with A0 size 841mm (width) x 1189mm (height).

Abstract Book

The abstract book is available (PDF)

Presentation Files

Presentation files can be looked on the "Electronic Proceedings"


The latest participants list is available

Lunch, Reception, and Conference Dinner


There is only one restaurant at the conference venue, and lunches will be provided by the restaurant as box lunch (bento). If you need special requests such allergies or vegetarian meal, please let us know right now.


On Monday evening after Solar-C science meeting, we will have reception of the meeting. There is Sake tasting, Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) usage instruction, with some food. Furoshiki is included in the conference package.

Conference dinner

On Wednesday evening, the conference dinner will be held at Matsuri no Mori. You can find parade floats decorated with traditional Japanese robotics there.


In the afternoon of 15 Nov, we will have a half-day tour to either Hida observatory or Super-Kamiokande. The number of attendees for the events is limited to 90 and 48 people respectively. Please register through the on line registration page. Note that due to the limited availability of these tours, places will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Only for people who will go to KAMIOKANDE, you must sign beside your name on the list of people who will enter the mine, otherwise you will not be allowed to enter. This list will be placed near the reception desk. Please be sure to sign the list by 18:00 on the 14 Nov (Thu). At the time you sign the list, please take a copy of the instructions for entering the mine. It is necessary for you to read these instructions before you arrive at KAMIOKANDE. (People who will go to Hida Obs. do not have to sign any list at the reception desk.)

All the buses will leave the conference venue at 13:00 on 15 Nov (Fri), so, please be sure to gather at conference venue bus stop by 12:50.

On the 15 Nov (Fri), the passenger lists for each bus will be displayed at the reception desk. Please check the list to confirm on which bus you will be riding and be sure to get on that bus.

There will be NO space to put large luggage on the buses for the excursion. In addition, after the excursion, the buses will go directly to Takayama Station, without returning to the conference venue, where the excursion will end at around 18:00. Therefore, participants should leave any large luggage at their hotel or in a locker at Takayama Station on the morning of 15 Nov. Please do not bring large luggage to the conference venue on that day.


Registration fee

Early registration
(Payment received by August 31, 2013)
Late registration
(After August 31, 2013)
Regular registration fee25,000 yen30,000 yen
Student registration fee20,000 yen25,000 yen
Accompanying persons0 yen0 yen

Registration fee includes conference package, and proceedings. (NOT include lunch and banquet)

Lunch will be provided at a cost of 1,000 yen per day and attendance of the conference banquet will cost 7,000 yen.


Blocks of hotel rooms have been reserved in downtown Takayama for the meeting participants, and you can book your hotel and make payment through the online registration page. We are working to increase the number of budget hotel rooms available.

If you booked your hotel at the meeting web site, please make payment of accommodation before 23:59 of October 21, 2013, Japan Standard Time (GMT+9). Note that this is earlier than the registration deadline.

A free shuttle bus will run between Takayama station and the conference venue.


Please revise and/or cancel your registration by logging-in to your “My Page”. Cancellation after November 1, 2013, no refund of any registration, lunch, and banquet fee.

Online Registration

The deadline for online registration is 23:59 of October 31, 2013, Japan Standard Time (GMT+9). If you have not completed the registration, please make payment before the deadline.

To register for Hinode-7, it is necessary to first create a personal account.

Go to the online registration page.

If you have any special requirements (e.g. relating to nursery care, food allergy or disability), please let us know through the online registration form.

Abstract Submission

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 23:59 of August 31, 2013, Japan Standard Time (GMT+9). To submit an abstract, it is necessary to first create a personal account.

Go to the abstract submission page.

Financial support

Some grants will be available to provide financial support to attend this meeting. These grants will be made available mainly for young researchers.

To apply for financial support please download the application forms (Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF), complete them and send them back by email to hinode7-contactus(at) with the subject line “Financial Support Application for Hinode-7” by 15th of July 2013.


Those who need to apply for a visa are requested to contact us by email at your earliest convenience. Please send an e-mail to hinode7-contactus(at) with “Hinode-7 VISA application” in the subject line.


The proceedings of the meeting will be published as a PASJ special issue in 2014.

Presentation files

Although the proceedings of the meeting will be published as a PASJ special issue in 2014, we would like to collect presentation files, not only oral presentation files but also the poster papers.

The electric files of your poster presentations will be also published on the web site for the proceedings. We would then ask you, the first authors of the posters, to send a PDF file to Dr. Daisaku Nogami <nogami(at)> by e-mail by November 8.

The subject of the e-mail should be "poster file", and the name of the attached PDF file should be in the format, YourPosterID-FirstAuthor'sName.pdf , for example, S8-P-02-Nogami.pdf .

Child Care

Child care services are available near the conference site. If you need more information on the child care, please send an e-mail to asai(at) by September 30, 2013.

Organizing Committee

Scientific Organizing Committee

K. Shibata (chair), K. Kusano (co-chair), G. Aulanier, T. Berger, J. Chae, L. Green, H. Hara, H. Isobe, D. Longcope, T. Sakao, J. Schmelz, H. Socas-Navarro, Y. Yan

Local Organizing Committee

K. Ichimoto, S. Nagata, S. Ueno, A. Asai, T. Anan, M. Hagino, A. Hillier, T. T. Ishii, T. Kawate, K. Nishida, D. Nogami, A. Oi, T. Sakurai, T. Watanabe, T. Shimizu, S. Masuda, S. Nozawa, T. Yokoyama

Supporting Staff

G. Kimura, Y. Nakatani, M. Katoda, N. Kaneda, S. Shirakawa

Sponsors List

Jointly hosted by

  • Kwasan and Hida Observatories, Kyoto University
  • National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Sponsored by

  • The meeting is partially supported by the JSPS Core-to-Core Program 22001 “Center for Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas (CMSO)” as the Eighth CMSO Seminar.
  • Takayama City
  • Gifu Prefecture


Hinode is a Japanese mission developed and launched by ISAS/JAXA, with NAOJ as domestic partner and NASA and STFC (UK) as international partners. It is operated by these agencies in co-operation with ESA and NSC (Norway).


If you have any questions or comments about the meeting, please send an e-mail to hinode7-contactus(at)

In case you need our help, you can contact us with the following mobile phone number. Please note that this is only available from 10th to 15th of November.


Other addresses

  • Dr. K. Ichimoto, ichimoto(at)
  • Dr. S. Nagata, nagata(at)

Hida Observatory, Kyoto University

  • Kurabashira, Kamitakara, Takayama, Gifu 5061314 JAPAN
  • +81-578-86-2311 (tel)
  • +81-578-86-2118 (fax)