Call for presentation: Workshop on Slow Earthquakes 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, Sept 13-15

Dear all,

We are going to have an international workshop on slow earthquakes on 13-15 September 2016 at Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. 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.

Date: 13-15 September 2016
Venue: Seminar room on 2nd floor, ERI Building #1, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Registration fee: none

Support for travel expense for speakers: partial support available (not all of the requests would be accepted; please send a CV and a statement of interest to H. Hirose ( if you want to apply)


Invited speakers:

 Roy Hyndman
 Victor M. Cruz Atienza
 Emily Montgomery-Brown

Please submit title of your presentation at:

Deadline for those who need a travel expense support: July 29, 2016
Deadline for those who do not need a travel expense support: August 19, 2016

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

We look forward to your submission,

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