Mercury 2024

4-7 June 2024, Uji Obaku Plaza Kihada Hall, Hybrid Space, Restaurant Kihada, Kashiwada-67-1 Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan


The 526th Symposium on Sustainable Humanosphere


Co-sponsored by

Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere(RISH), Kyoto university
Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS, JAXA)

Some important information on Traveling to the Meeting Place, Information, Accomodation, and social Dinner.

How to reach our meeting place?

​​​​​The meeting will take place at the Obaku Plaza, Kyoto University and can be easily reached by train (link to google maps)




The meeting will take place at the Obaku Plaza, Kyoto University (link to google maps)



​​​​​​Kyoto has a large number of hotel rooms offered in a wide rage of prices. The participants of the Mercury 2024 are free to choose their accommodation.

We recommend you stay near Kyoto Station. The examples of the recommended hotels are as follows:


・Royal Twin Hotel Kyoto

・Miyako City Kintetsu Hotel Kyoto Station

・Richmond Hotel Premier Kyoto Ekimae


TRANSPORTATION to meeting place


   Obaku Station is about 20 minutes from Kyoto Station on the JR Nara Line.


What is important to know about the social Event (tour & Dinner)?

We plan to visit a temple (Myoshin-ji) and a castle (Nijo-jo) by bus.

We will enjoy having Japanese green tea (Matcha) in Myoshin-ji temple and looking around Nijo-jo castle.

More information:

- Myoshin-ji temple

- Nijo-jo castle

If you would like children under 6 to participate, please contact LOC individually.


Social dinner is planned at KIYOMIZU Kyoto Higashiyama on 06/06/2024, the third day of the meeting.

Map of Meeting Place

Map of Meeting Place (Europe)

Restaurant website (mostly Japanese)

Registration and Abstract submission


In order to register for the event please use the registration link: Meeting Registration. You need to create an account first before you can do the registration

Please note: online meeting registration is now closed !!!

Presentations can be made only in person. Those who participate remotely can only listen to the meeting !
However, you need to register for the hybrid section using the link below.

online Registration link

Abstract Deadline was at 30 April at 23:59 JST / 16:59 CEST - now closed!

Map of Koyto Meeting Area:





 Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

Hirotsugu Kojima (Kyoto University)

Satoshi Kurita (Kyoto University)

Yuki Harada (Kyoto University)

Ayako Matsuoka (Kyoto Universitiy)

Sae Aizawa (LPP-CNRS)

Yudai Suzuki (JAXA/ISAS)

Go Murakami (JAXA/ISAS)



  Science Organizing Committee (SOC)

Nancy Chabot

Bernard Charlier

Nicola Tosi

Shunichi Kamata

Anna Milillo

François Leblanc

Johannes Benkhoff

Sebastien Besse

Go Murakami

Carolyn Ernst

Tomas Karlsson

Yoshifumi Saito