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The Seventh UNISEC-Global Meeting

1. Purpose

Taking note of the primary objective of the UNISEC-Global, “ to help create a world where space science and technology are available by every country for the benefit of humankind” and being accepted as Permanent Observer Status to UNCOPUOS, The 7th UNISEC-Global Meeting in December 2019 will aim:

  • To follow-up the major results of the previous meeting (held at ISU, Strasbourg France in 2018),
  • To clarify the extent to which UNISEC-Global can contribute to The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discuss possible measures to be taken,
  • To introduce the current approaches for space debris mitigation, which has become one of the global issues, and discuss possible contributions,
  • To encourage each country to establish a UNISEC-type organization in the country, together with expanding the UNISEC community and its network,
  • To discuss broader utilization of nano-satellite through the Mission Idea Contest (MIC), with particular attention to the use of ISS facilities (ESA and JAXA) by the selected MIC applicant teams from around the world including developing countries,
  • To respect student initiatives during the student session by giving necessary advices for themes to be discussed.

2. Important Date

6th Mission Idea Contest

  • Abstract submission due: August 8, 2019
  • Notification: September 9, 2019
  • Full Paper submission due: October 10, 2019
  • Final presentation: Dec 2, 2019

Other Important dates will be announced soon.


3. Venue

Koshiba Hall, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
- See Map(Google Map)
- Accommodation near the University of Tokyo

4. Registration & Fees

Registration Fees
Category Early Birds (Till Oct. 15 (Tue)) Normal (Oct. 16 (Wed) – Nov. 24(Sun)) Onsite (Nov. 25(Mon) - )
UNISEC Student ¥8,000 (≒$75)¥10,000 (≒$90)¥12,000 (≒$110)
General Student ¥10,000 (≒$90)¥12,000 (≒$110)¥15,000 (≒$140)
UNISEC Professional ¥26,000 (≒$240)¥30,000 (≒$280)¥35,000 (≒$325)
General Professional ¥30,000 (≒$280)¥35,000 (≒$325)¥40,000 (≒$370)
Gala Dinner (Dec. 2) ¥13,000 (≒$120)
HEPTA-Sat Training (Dec. 4-5)¥80,000 (≒$740)

The registration fee covers the fees of coffee/tea during the meeting and reception.
You can calculate through following website (https://finance.yahoo.com/currency-converter/) to convert yen into your currency.

Note:

  • An early bird and normal payment should be made either in credit card or bank transfer
    (Please contact secretariat(at)unisec-global.org if you prefer bank transfer.).
  • An onsite payment should be either in cash or by credit card.
  • 'Student' means a person currently registered on a full-time program.
  • 'UNISEC student' means a person currently registered on a full-time program and on the name list which POC submitted to UNISEC-Global secretariat.
  • 'UNISEC Professionals' means a person and a corporate member currently registered on any local chapters or preparatory committees for local chapter.
  • Please contact <hepta(at)unisec.jp> for HEPTA-Sat Training.
  • UNISEC Student includes participants in 6th Mission Idea Contest.

Gala Dinner (Dec. 2)

"Yakatabune" (TBD): ¥13,000 (about $120)
Yakatabune is a unique Japanese-style tour boat on which you can have food and drink.
Click here to see details.

Cancellation (Japanese Local Time)

Cancellation policy should be as follows:

  • Up to October 31 (Tue): No charge, except a commission fee of 2,500 yen.
  • November 1 (Fri) – 22 (Fri): 50 %
  • From November 23 (Sat) – : 100 %

5. Tentative Program (subject to change)

Nov 30 (Sat)
Opening Ceremony, Sponsors/exhibitors presentation, Group Discussion, Reception
Dec 1 (Sun)
Regional report from POC, Acknowledgement of New Local Chapter, Special Lecture, Panel discussion on "Gender Equalities in the Space Field"
Dec 2 (Mon)
Special Lecture, 6th Mission Idea Contest, Laboratory Tour, Gala Dinner at Yakatabune (Extra Charge Required)
Dec 3 (Tue)
Group Discussion Final Presentation, Student presentation, Closing Ceremony

6. Exhibition

Exhibit Manual
Exhibit Application Form

November 30-December 3, 2019
Details will be announced soon.

7. Visa

If you are required to obtain a Japanese visa and need an invitation letter, fill out the Invitation Letter Request Form and send it to the UNISEC-Global Office at meeting(at)unisec-global.org

You may also need other visa supporting documents in addition to the invitation letter. Please note that it will take 3-4 weeks to obtain visa after document request, depending on your circumstances and location. For your reference, please visit the visa pages in the website of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs: VISA | Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

8. Official Language

English

9. Sponsor Program

Sponsor Program for the 7th UNISEC-Global Meeting
English
Japanese

10. Contact

UNISEC-Global Secretariat 
c/o UNISEC-Japan
Central Yayoi 2F
2-3-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan

Tel: +81-3-6826-4008
Fax: +81-3-6826-3988
Email: meeting(at)unisec-global.org

11. Associated Event

HEPTA-Sat TrainingDec 4-5, 2019
LeanSat WorkshopDec 4-5, 2019
Space Job FairDec 6, 2019

September 3, 2019
Now, Online Registration & Exhibit Application are available.

June 7, 2019
UNIGLO7 flier is available. Please feel free to download it.
UNIGLO7 flier

May 16, 2019
Logistics Information

The maps, transportation, and hotel information

Enlarged map is on page 5 of the logistics information.

April 19, 2019
We are pleased to announce that we will hold the 7th UNISEC-Global Meeting and 6th Mission Idea Contest at the University of Tokyo in Nov 30- Dec 3, 2019.


           


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