Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Outline of the 15th HOPE Meeting

About HOPE Meetings

HOPE Meetings give opportunities to excellent graduate students selected from countries and areas in the Asia-Pacific and Africa region to engage in interdisciplinary discussions with Nobel Laureates and other distinguished scientists pioneering the frontiers of knowledge. It is hoped that the experience the students gain at the meeting will inspire and motivate them to become excellent scientists able to shoulder the future of science and technology in the region.

Date

Monday, February 26 to Friday, March 1, 2024
*Registration: Sunday, February 25

Meeting Format

On-site and in-person (Two lecturers will participate in the meeting through the online-conferencing platform)

Venue

Kyoto-city, Kyoto

Organizer

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Chairperson of the Organizing Committee

KAJITA Takaaki (Nobel Laureate in Physics 2015)

Language

English

Participants

The participants will comprise about 20 PhD students and young researchers from the institutions in Japan and 80 will be nominated by the Overseas Cooperating Institutions of the Asia-Pacific and Africa region;
[tentative]:
Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam.

Lecturers

7 Nobel Laureates in the fields of natural sciences 

Nobel Laureates at the 15th HOPE Meeting [tentative]

KAJITA Takaaki

J. Georg BEDNORZ

Morten MELDAL*

David W. C. MACMILLAN

Stefan W. HELL*

OHSUMI Yoshinori

Paul NURSE

Lecturers who will participate online

Application Process

Applications for the 15th HOPE Meeting for domestic (in Japan) participants closed at 17:00 (Japan time) on Friday, September 8, 2023.
If you wish to participate in the 15th HOPE Meeting from overseas,
please contact the relevant institution in your country/region
listed on the
Overseas Cooperating Institutions page.
*Foreign applicants affiliated with Japanese research institutions
can apply for the domestic (in Japan) call for applications.
Application Process