Press Releases

October 6, 2009
Japan Agency for Marine–Earth Science and Technology

Earth Simulator Industrial Use Symposium 2009

The Japan Agency for Marine–Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC: Yasuhiro Kato, President) is promoting the use of the Earth Simulator, a high–end vector supercomputing system, for industrial research and development. Projects are carried out under the “Program for Strategic Industrial Use of Earth Simulator,” one of programs undertaken by the Japan´s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to promote sharing of advanced research facilities. Fee–based usage of the Earth Simulator, which does not require the disclosure of research results, is also offered to the industrial community,

To increase awareness of the industrial use of the Earth Simulator, JAMSTEC will be holding the “Earth Simulator Industrial Use Symposium 2009” as described below. The symposium features latest research achievements made by private sector under the MEXT´s “Program for Strategic Industrial Use of Earth Simulator.”


1.Date and time : Friday, November 6, 2009, 13:00–17:50 (Admission starts at 12:00)
2.Venue : Hitotsubashi Memorial Hall, Gakujutu Sogo Center
(National Institute of Informatics Bldg.) 2F
2–1–2, Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda–ku, Tokyo (Refer to the MAP)
3.Admission : Free (Pre-registration is required)
4.Registration : Please apply through the following web site by 17:30, Friday October 30 :

Secretariat: Earth Simulator Center, JAMSTEC
Phone⁄FAX : 045–778–5456 ⁄ 045–778–5491
E–mail : sangyou–
*Seats are limited to the first 500 people.
5.Hosts : Japan Agency for Marine–Earth Science and Technology
6.Program : Refer to Appendix (Japanese)

* Please note that the symposium will be delivered only in JAPANESE and the interpretation will NOT be available.



Three–minute walk from A8 Exit at Jimbocho Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, the Toei Subway Mita Line and the Shinjuku Line
Four–minute walk from 1b Exit at Tokyo Metro Takebashi Station




Contacts :

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
(For the symposium)
Satoru Shingu, Group Leader
Simulation Technology Application Research Group
Earth Simulator Center
(For Publication)
Toru Nakamura, Manager
Press Office, Planning Department, JAMSTEC
Tel: 046–867–9193