Meetings
 

Workshops and Online Virtual Event

Mini-Workshops

Mini-Workshops 1

Title: CORALOGY
Organizers: Watamabe, T., Yamazaki, A., Komagoe, T. (KIKAI Institute for Coral Reef Sciences)
Schedule: 21st Nov. (Sat.) 18:00-19:30

Summary: Coral reefs are a highly diverse field of research. Coral reef science is a science challenging complex systems from various perspectives, referred to as “Coralogy.” The KIKAI institute for coral reef sciences is a base for coral reef researchers to activate information exchange, joint research, and promote coralogy. At this meeting, we discuss the future for developing coral reef science. We will also introduce our new challenges called MIRAI project with community-based and integrates literacy. Participants are mainly researchers participating in the KIKAI institute for coral reef sciences, but other researchers are also welcome.

Mini-Workshops 2

Title: Recent topics in coral reef conservation: domestic and international status and trends (Coral Reef Conservation committee)
Organizers: Yoshihisa Fujita (Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts) and Miyamoto (Coral Network)
Schedule: 22 November, 2020 (Sunday) 18:00-19:30
Entry: LINK

Summary: This year is referred to as the “Biodiversity Superyear.” On September 15, the 5th edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-5) was just published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In addition, the 15th meetings of the conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) will be held in next May (2021), and the “Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework” will be adopted. Meanwhile, in Japan, formulation of the next National Biodiversity Strategy, and the efforts to register “Amami / Okinawa” as a World Natural Heritage Site by the Ministry of the Environment are being discussed. In this workshop we would like to take up topics related to these issues, and share domestic and international status and trends. And we will discuss on the roles played by the JCRS and its members. (Speakers and their presentation titles will be announced later on the JCRS mailing list and/or website.)

Online Virtual Event

Online Virtual Event 1

Title: Coral Dance
Organizers: Organizer: Yasuaki Miyamoto (CORAL NETWORK)
Schedule: 22nd Nov. (Sun) 15:00-16:00
URL:Coral Dance

Summary: Don’t you try “Coral Dance” to promote coral reef conservation?
 No dance experience is needed.
 Let’s enjoy dancing! Don’t care about mistake.
 Instructor will teach you basic dance movement.
 Then, just fun to dance 1min!
 Please share your “Coral Dance” experience with the others.
 Hope beautiful and healthy coral reef will recover at more and more places.
 Marine organisms and dance have rich diversity!

Online Virtual Event 2

Title: Let’s visit the coral reef labs online!
Organizers: Education and Outreach Committee, JCRS
Schedule: 22nd Nov. (Sun) 16:15-17:45
Entry: please apply from this SPECIAL SITE

Summary: For elementary, junior high, and high school students interested in coral reefs, we connect them to coral reef online via zoom. The coral reef researchers will introduce their research, answer questions from students and participants, and talk about coral reefs together with students. We aim to increase the number of elementary, junior high, and high school students who are interested in coral reefs, to increase student members of JCRS, and to foster in those students desire to become researchers in the future. Presenter: Dr. Takashi Nakamura, Dr. Soyo Takahashi, Dr. Michio Hidaka, Dr. Nina Yasuda, and Dr. Tsuyoshi Watanabe

Online Virtual Event 3

Title: Shipwreck incident at Mauritius
Organizers: Hiroya Yamano (National Institute for Environmental Studies)
Schedule: 23rd Nov. (Mon.) 15:15-16:15

Summary: The MV WAKASHIO grounding on July 25, 2020, caused an oil-spill on August 6 that reached the total amount of ~1000t. In response this incident, the Japanese Government set up a Japan Disaster Relief Expert team, and the second and third teams were dispatched on August 19 and September 2, respectively, to survey the coral reef and mangrove status. In this session, the experts of the teams will present their survey results and recommendations based on them.

Call for mini-workshops

The Organizing Committee welcomes the organization of associated meetings for specific topics concerning coral reef studies in Japanese/English languages. We prepare Zoom rooms according to the request by the organizers. The organizers must be the JCRS-member. Please note that NON- JCRS-member can freely have presentations at and participate in the mini-workshopr.

If you would like to organize a meeting, please send the following information to the Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)by 17:00 on Oct. 5th (Fri).

Necessary information:

1) Meeting title,

2) Organizer(s) (name, affiliation),

3) Desired date and time,

4) Summary (about 150 words)

Call for online virtual event

The Organizing Committee welcomes the event that takes advantage of the virtual platform (e.g. free travel expenses) . We prepare Zoom rooms according to the request by the organizers. The organizers must be the JCRS-member. Please note that NON- JCRS-member can freely have presentations at and participate in the virtual eventr.

If you would like to organize a meeting, please send the following information to the Organizing Committee (jcrstaikai@gmail.com)by 17:00 on Oct. 5th (Fri).

Necessary information:

1) Meeting title,

2) Organizer(s) (name, affiliation),

3) Desired date and time,

4) Summary (about 150 words)

 
 
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