SELENE Symposium 2017, on September 13-15, 2017, in Tokyo, Japan
〜 10th anniversary of SELENE launch 〜

What's SELENE Symposium 2017?

The symposium will take place at Waseda University (Nishi-Waseda Campus), Tokyo, Japan, on Wed. 13th September and Thu. 14th September, 2017. The Japanese lunar orbiter SELENE (Kaguya) was launched 10 years ago on the 14th of September, 2007.

Please save the dates of the 13th and 14th September this year to participate in the SELENE Symposium.

We will appreciate your presentation of recent scientific results and future exploration plans in this symposium.

Japan has confirmed the launches of two small lunar landers by 2020, the Tokyo Olympic year:

 1) SLIM (Smart Lander for Investigating Moon)

 2) Omotenashi by SLS

A detailed description of these small landers will be presented and discussed in the symposium, as well as a wide range of lunar science topics. The long-term vision of Japan’s larger-class lunar exploration projects will also be presented and discussed.

After the SELENE Symposium, the COSPAR annual meeting will be held on September 18-22, 2017, in Jeju Island, Korea, and the 3rd Beijing International Forum on Lunar and Deep Space Exploration (LDSE) will be held on Spetember 19-22, 2017, in Beijing, China. Both are Japan’s neighboring countries, so you could easily fly to attend these meetings after the SELENE Symposium.

We will announce more details (registration, abstract submission, etc.) by the end of June.

We are looking forward to meeting with you in September in Japan!



The agenda of SELENE Symposium 2017 (.PDF)

・Sep 13 (Wed) 9:30 ~ 18:00
  (Welcome party 18:00 ~)

・Sep 14 (Thu) 10:00 ~ 18:30

・Sep 15 (Fri) Field Trip
  (We are sorry that registraion was over.)


Nearby Accommodations (Hotels) around the Venue


Submit the registration form through the following website: ISAS registration site

Registration due date:
 24:00 (JST) on August 1 (Tuesday), 2017, for those who would present a paper, with a short abstract (about 200 words).
 24:00 (JST) on August 25 (Friday), 2017, for those who would not present a paper. Upload the registaion form at the ISAS registration site, filling the No.01 line of "infomation of auther" by the name of participant.

Registration / Submission is free.
No full paper, no full abstract will be requested.

Presenters may be requested to provide a set of presentation slides or a poster to LOC just before or after the symposium.


Waseda University Nishi-Waseda campus
(The nearest subway station is "Nishiwaseda".)

Okubo 3-4-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan

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