We invite you to register and attend the 15th Meeting of the International Association of Radiolarists (InterRad XV in Niigata 2017), to be held in Niigata, Japan, from Friday October 20 until Wednesday November 1, 2017. We look forward to meeting in Niigata anyone interested in radiolarians.


The Webpage for Submission of the Abstract Is in Preparation

We will announce the procedure of the submission after our preparation is finished. Please don’t send the abstract directly using email.

Recent Changes

Our Twitter Account (13/04/2017)

We made our twitter account InterRadXV. This account twits mainly in Japanese and sometimes in English.

The Second Circular (17/03/2017)

The Second Circular [PDF] is uploaded.

The posters of InterRad XV in Niigata 2017 are available. (17/03/2017)
  • Poster in English [PDF]
  • Poster in Japanese [PDF]


First Circular (PDF)  (29/09/2016)

First Circular [PDF] is aploaded.

Announcement of the 15th InterRad in 2017

The outline of the 15th InterRad has been determined. The scientific sessions will be held in Niigata University, Japan. Two pre-symposium excursions will be organized: one starts around Tokyo and the other starts near Nagoya. The two pre-excursions will end in Niigata. One post-symposium excursion, “Okinawa Tour”, includes a workshop on living radiolarians and visits to some outcrops of Paleozoic and Mesozoic sequences. The first circular of the 15th InterRad will be presented in the next issue of “Radiolaria” (summer in 2016).

The schedule of the 15th InterRad in 2017 is as follows:

  • Oct (19)20-22 Pre-symposium Excursions
  • Oct 22 (Sun) Evening: Ice Breaker
  • Oct 23 (Mon) Opening Ceremony, Scientific Session, Welcome Party
  • Oct 24 (Tue) Scientific Session
  • Oct 25 (Wed) One-Day Excursion
  • Oct 26 (Thu) Scientific Session
  • Oct 27 (Fri) Scientific Session, Business Meeting, Closing Ceremony
  • Oct 28 (Sat) Transportation from Niigata to Okinawa
  • Oct 29-31 (Sun-Tue) Okinawa Tour including a workshop on living radiolarians
  • Nov 1 (Wed) Departure from Okinawa

The organizing Committee of the 15th InterRad

Atsushi Matsuoka