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Black Hole Astrophysics with VLBI: Past, Present, and Future
- Workshop in honor of Professor INOUE Makoto's retirement -
March 27(Mon)-29(Wed), 2017
Mitaka Campus, NAOJ, Tokyo, Japan


The workshop "Black Hole Astrophysics with VLBI: Past, Present, and Future", will be held in Tokyo next March. We are organizing this workshop on the occasion of Professor Makoto Inoue's retirement to honor and celebrate his leading and foundational contributions to the field.

We aim to share our fond memories of Professor Inoue's scientific career, and we also intend to encourage the younger generation to succeed and exceed the future prospects in the advancing field of radio astronomy. Anybody interested in the workshop is welcome.

Registration due for contributing talks : Feb 28, 2017 (Extended !!)

Registration fee (including banquet) JPY20,000. [Registration fee will be collected on site only by cash.]

Invited speakers (confirmed)

  • Kazunori Akiyama (MIT)
  • Ming-Tang Chen (ASIAA)
  • Richard Dodson (Univ. of Western Australia)
  • Edward Fomalont (NARO/ALMA)
  • Leonid Gurvits (JIVE)
  • Yoshiaki Hagiwara (Toyo Univ.)
  • Hisashi Hirabayashi (ISAS/JAXA)
  • Hiroshi Imai (Kagoshima Univ.)
  • Hajime Inoue (Meisei Univ./JAXA)
  • David L. Jauncey (CSIRO, ANU Canberra)
  • Andrei Lobanov (MPIfR)
  • Shin Mineshige (Kyoto Univ.)
  • Masanori Nakamura (ASIAA)
  • Cho Se-Hyung (KASI)
  • Shen Zhi-Qiang (SHAO)


  • Keiichi Asada (ASIAA)
  • Akihiro Doi (ISAS/JAXA)
  • Kouichi Hirotani (ASIAA)
  • Seiji Kameno (NAOJ), chair
  • Hideyuki Kobayashi (NAOJ)
  • Naomasa Nakai (univ. of Tsukuba)
  • Hiroshi Nagai (NAOJ)
  • Paul Ho (ASIAA)
  • Satoko Sawada-Satoh (Kagoshima univ.)


  • Keiichi Asada (ASIAA)
  • Akihiro Doi (ISAS/JAXA)
  • Kenta Fujisawa (Yamaguchi univ.)
  • Kouichi Hirotani (ASIAA)
  • Seiji Kameno (NAOJ)
  • Yusuke Kono (NAOJ)
  • Satoki Matsushita (ASIAA)
  • Hiroshi Nagai (NAOJ), chair
  • Masanori Nakamura (ASIAA)
  • Satoko Sawada-Satoh (Kagoshima univ.)
  • Kiyoaki Wajima (KASI)


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