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Virtual Muography Institute Workshop


Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Embassy of Italy, Tokyo              embassy italy

2-5-4 Mita, Minato, Tokyo 108-8302

MC: Dr. Alberto Mengoni (Embassy of Italy)

13:30 Registration
14:00-14:05 Welcome Address
Embassy of Italy
Introductory Talks (14:05-15:30)
- Overview of  ERI, Kazushige Obara, ERI, The Univesity of Tokyo (5 min.)

-Overview of  INAF, Corrado Perna, INAF (5 min.)

-Overview of  INFN, Paolo Strolin, INFN/The University of Naples (5 min.)

-Overview of  INGV, Giovanni Macedonio, INGV  (5 min.)

- Science and Technology meet Humanities An educational issue, Paolo Strolin & Hiroshi Nakajima, INFN/The University of Naples,  UNESCO/IAA (International Association of Art) (30 min.)

- Agreement between INAF and ERI Concerning academic and research cooperation in muography, Osvaldo Catalano, INAF-IASF-Palermo, Italy (10 min.)

- Official Contribution of the Physics Department of the University of Salerno to the Virtual Muography Institute, Roberto Scarpa (video message), Cristiano Bozza, The University of Salerno/INFN, Italy (15 min.)

Scientific Discussion (15:30-16:50)
-Ocean-based muography, Hiroyuki Tanaka, ERI, The University of Tokyo  (10 min.)

-Seafloor dynamics and earthquake, Masataka Kinoshita, ERI, The University of Tokyo  (20 min.)

-European Multidisciplinary and Water-Column Observatory European Research Infrastructure Consortium: potential to complement muography with earth and marine sciences, Paolo Favali, INGV  (20 min.)

-ARCA Ocean-based muography, Rosa Coniglione, INFN  (10 min.)

-MURAVES Vesvio muography, Giovanni Macedonio, INGV  (10 min.)

-ASTRI Etna muography, Osvaldo Catalano, INAF-IASF-Palermo  (10 min.)
VMI Workshop
Introductory Talks (16:40-17:10) 
- Virtual muography Institute, Hirohisa Mori, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Japan (30 min.)

Scientific Discussion (17:10-18:00)
- Round Table Discussion,
Paticipants (15 min.)
17:35-17:40  Closing Remarks
Embassy of Italy
Press Conference
Press Conference 
- Virtual Muography Instiutue, Hiroyuki Tanaka (ERI), Cristiano Bozza (INFN&US), Hirohisa Mori (IRCJS), Hiroyuki Sekioka (UTMT) (30 min.)-

- ERI-INAF Sigining ceremony, Kazushige Obara (ERI), Corrado Perna (INAF) (10 min.)-

Hosted by the Embassy of Italy, Tokyo
Organised by The University of Tokyo, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Università di Salerno