Feb13-17 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago

February 12, 2014
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)

Japan's science ministry (MEXT) and nine leading research institutions including Kavli IPMU will host an exhibition booth to present the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on 13-17 February. The WPI centers will also co-organize an exhibitor workshop.

The WPI booth, open on 14-16 February and located at the Exhibit Hall booth No. 703 as a part of the Japan Pavilion organized by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), will exhibit the latest advance of a range of research at the WPI centers and their efforts to create an open research environment that attracts scientists around the globe. 

The workshop "Build a Career in Japan!", held on 14 February, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm at the Grand Ballroom D North, aims to present information on building a career at Japanese organizations (such as the WPI and RIKEN) that have institutes and facilities all over Japan. In addition to information on the career opportunities for foreign young researchers available at these leading organizations, the workshop will provide opportunities for discussion on these organizations’ activities, including a question and answer session.

Both the Japan Pavilion and the workshop are open to all meeting attendees. Please come and join us!

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