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Invited Speaker Nomination

Call to nominate Invited Speakers for the 6th MSF of the
JSPS US Alumni Association

The 6th MSF of the US JSPS Fellows Alumni Association will take place November 6, 2015 at the University of California in Davis. We invite you to nominate an Invited Speaker from the USA within your field of study.

Overall MSF Organization

  • There will be 5 separate oral presentation sessions at the MSF, one for each Science Group of the Alumni Association; Engineering, Chemistry, Biology & Medical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Mathematics & Physics.
  • Two session will contain speaker slots for Invited Speakers from the USA

Procedures for invited speakers for the 6th MSF

  • Each session at the MSF will contain two invited speakers, one from Japan and one from the USA.
  • Each invited speaker will have 30 minutes to speak; 25 minute talk, 5 minutes for questions.
  • Alumni Association members from each section can nominate one person from either Japan or the USA to be the invited speaker in their session at the MSF.
  • Alumni Association members that are nominating an invited speaker must fill out the attached nomination form.
  • The Alumni Association Executive Committee member representative for each section will select one invited speaker from Japan and one invited speaker from the USA from all the nominations for their respective section.
  • The Alumni Association member who's invited speaker has been selected will be notified as soon as possible and the Alumni Association member is responsible for working with the JSPS Washington Office to arrange travel plans.

Due Date

Nomination deadline: July 31st, 2015


For questions contact please contact Louis Esparza or Shamim Mirza.

Distinguished Speaker Nomination Form