Japanese version / 日本語版はこちら

Date: 13-15 September, 2016
Venue: Seminar room on 2nd floor, ERI Building #1, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Social Party: September 14, 6 pm- at Restaurant Abreuvoir

The program and abstracts of the workshop is available from the above link. (2016-09-05)


The primary focus of this workshop is to gain better understanding of slow earthquakes through geophysical observations, field surveys, laboratory experiments, theoretical studies, numerical simulations, and so on. We also welcome contributions on the relation between slow earthquakes and ordinary earthquakes, especially mega-thrust earthquakes, seismic cycles, and related topics.

Invited Speakers

  • Roy Hyndman (PGC, Geological Survey of Canada)
  • Victor M. Cruz Atienza (UNAM)
  • Emily Montgomery-Brown (U.S. Geological Survey)

Poster presentation

  • Each poster presentation can use an area of 120 cm in width and 180 cm in height.
  • Posters can be displayed through the workshop (3 days).
  • The core time of the poster presentation will be from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on September 13 (1st day).

Program and Sessions

  • 1st day: Kick-off meeting of "Science of Slow Earthquakes" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas) (in Japanese)
  • 2nd and 3rd days: International oral session (in English)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd days: Poster session

Important Dates and Fees

  • Travel Expense Support Application Deadline: July 29, 2016 (closed)
  • Submission Deadline for presentation title: August 19, 2016 (closed)
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: August 29, 2016 (closed)
  • Registration fee: none


This workshop is supported by Cooperative Research Programs of ERI The University of Tokyo and DPRI Kyoto University

Organizers: Hitoshi Hirose, Yusuke Yamashita, Yoshihiro Ito, Aitaro Kato, Kazushige Obara

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