Officers of the Association

  • President: Atsushi MATSUOKA (Niigata University, Japan)
  • Secretary: Marco CHIARI (Instuto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, Italy)
  • Treasurer: Paula NOBLE (University of Nevada, USA)
  • Paleozoic Working Group: Yoshihito KAMATA (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
  • Mesozoic Working Group: Špela GORIČAN (ZRC SAZU, Slovenia)
  • Cenozoic/Recent Working Group: John ROGER (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Webmaster: Jane K. DOLVEN (Norway)

The Organizing Committee for InterRad XV in Niigata 2017 (InterRad XV OCM)(第15回国際放散虫研究集会実行委員会)

  1. Honorary Chairperson: Akira YAO
  2. Chairperson: Atsushi MATSUOKA
  3. Secretary: Noritoshi SUZUKI (main secretary); Takuya ITAKI (sub-secretary)
  4. Treasurer: Toshiyuki KURIHARA
  5. Publication Planners:
    • Co-chief: Atsushi MATSUOKA, Noritoshi SUZUKI, and Takuya ITAKI
    • Editorial members: Katsuo SASHIDA (Island Arc), Atsushi TAKEMURA (Paleontological Research), Satoshi NAKAE (Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan), Taniel DANELIAN (Revue de Micropaléontologie)
  6. Excursion coordinator: Tsuyoshi ITO
    • Excursion leaders:
    • Pre-conference Excursions
      • Excursion A (Boso): Isao MOTOYAMA, Takuya ITAKI, Shin’ichi KAMIKURI, Yojiro TAKETANI, Makoto OKADA
      • Excursion B (Inuyama): Tetsuji ONOUE, Rie S. HORI, Satoru KOJIMA
    • Mid-day Excursions
      • Excursion C (Itoigawa): Tsuyoshi ITO, Yosuke IBARAKI, Atsushi MATSUOKA
      • Excursion D (Tai’nai): Isao MOTOYAMA,Toshiyuki KURIHARA, Takuya ITAKI
    • Post-conference excursion
      • Excursion E (Okinawa): Atsushi MATSUOKA, Tsuyoshi ITO, Noritoshi SUZUKI, Katsunori KIMOTO, Akihiro TUJI, Xin LI, Ryo ICHINOHE
  7. Advisory board: Yukihisa NISHIZONO, Yoshiaki AITA, Yoshihito KAMATA, Yojiro TAKETANI, Koji WAKITA, Kozo TAKAHASHI
  8. Committee members: Naoto ISHIDA, Hisashi SUZUKI, Osamu TAKAHASHI, Kenji KASHIWAGI, Takayuki UCHINO, Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Satoshi YAMAKITA, Katsunori KIMOTO, Naoko KISHIMOTO, Yoshitaka KAKUWA, Yuuki TOKUDA
  9. Webmaster: Takashi YOSHINO

Co-hosts

  • InterRad [link]
  • The Geological Society of Japan [link]
  • The Palaeontological Society of Japan [link]
  • Society of Science on Form, Japan [link (Japanese only)]
  • Geological Survey of Japan, AIST [link]

Corporate Backers

  • Niigata University [link]
  • BANDAISAN GEOPARK [link]
  • Itoigawa UNESCO Global Geopark [link]
  • Japanese Geoparks Network [link]
  • RC GEAR [link]

Special supporters

(on discussion)