Kurashiki City Art Museum
Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
October 23 to 26, 2001
First day : October 23, Tuesday 17:00 - 21:00 Reception at Kurashiki City Art Museum (Light meals are prepared)
Second day : October 24, Wednesday 1st Session Chairman Syuzo Isobe 9:30 - 9:35 Welcome address by LOC chairman M. Yoshikawa 9:35 - 9:50 Welcome address by Govener of Okayama Prefecture M. Ishii 9:50 - 10:00 Welcome address by Assistant Executive Director of NASDA T. Inada 10:00 - 10:10 Adress by General Secretary of the International Astronomical Union H. Rickman Coffee Break 2nd Session Chairman Brian Marsden 10:30 - 11:00 General remarks D. Yoemans 11:00 - 11:10 Short note S. Isobe NEO Detection Observation Teams 11:10 - 11:35 Space Watch Team T. Gehrels 11:35 - 12:00 LONEOS team E. Bowell 12:00 - 12:25 NEAT team E. Helin Lunch Break 3rd Session Chairman Tom Gehrels 13:45 - 14:10 LINEAR Team G. Stokes* 14:10 - 14:35 Catalina Team S. Larson 14:35 - 15:00 BSGC Team M. Yoshikawa Coffee Break 4th Session Chairman Ted Bowell NEO Followup Team 15:25 - 15:45 P. Pravec 15:45 - 16:05 J. Ticha 16:05 - 16:15 M. Ticha 16:15 - 16:35 G. Tancredi 16:35 - 16:55 D. Tholen 16:55 - 17:30 Discussion
Third day : October 25, Thursday 5th Session Chairman Karri Muinonen Organization Activity 9:00 - 9:15 Spaceguard Foundation A. Carusi 9:15 - 9:35 SGF Central Node A. Boattini 9:35 - 9:55 NASA NEO Program Office D. Yeomans 9:55 - 10:05 UK Activity Report M. Bailey 10:05 - 10:25 IAU related view H. Rickman 10:25 - 10:50 Discussion Coffee break 6th Session Chairman Syuzo Isobe 11:15 - 11:45 A review of space mission J. Kawaguchi 11:45 - 12:00 Physical property of NEO M. Greenberg 12:00 - 12:30 Discussion from the 2nd day Lunch break 7th Session Chairman Andrea Carusi Impact Prediction Team 13:50 - 14:15 Minor Planet Center B. Marsden 14:15 - 14:40 NASA P. Chodas 14:40 - 15:05 Finland K. Muinonen 15:05 - 15:30 Italy G. Velsecchi Coffee break 8th Session Chairman Hans Rickman 15:55 - 16:30 Discussion on the 3rd day 16:30 - 17:30 Discussion cooperative observation efforts
Fourth day : October 26, Friday 9th Session Chairman Makoto Yoshikawa Contribution by Space Debris Teams 9:00 - 9:25 NASA - US Air Force teams J. Africano 9:25 - 9:50 ESA team T. Schildneckt 9:50 - 10:10 NASDA team K. Nonaka 10:10 - 10:25 NASDA software development M. Kameyama 10th Session Chairman Don Yoemans 10:50 - 12:20 Discussion on plan and schedule to optimize international discovery and follow-up efforts Lunch break 11th Session Chairman Mark Bailey 13:50 - 15:00 Prepare final conclusion 15:00 - 15:10 The Final address and announcement S. Isobe 18:30 - 21:00 Banquet at Okayama Sanko-So, Okayama city All attendances and accompanying persons are invited
Fifth day : October 27, Saturday 9:00 Departure to the BSGC in front of Kurashiki City Art Museum 12:00 Arrive at the Bisei town. Lunch 13:00 Innagulation of the BSGC 15:00 Visit to BSGC 17:00 Return to Kurashiki
* Speaker may be changed. Additionally to this program, we will hold two public lectures on Sunday October 21 and Sunday October 28.
Kurashiki city art museum Address 2-6-1 Cyuou Kurashiki City Okayama-ken. Telephone 81-86-425-6034 Facsimile 81-86-426-6036 Map of Kurashiki city is here. Map of Okayama city is here.(for Banquet on Oct. 26) How to reach: Attendees and guests will land at the Kansai International airport, take a super-express train with a name of Haruka to Shin-Osaka (about 50 minutes), followed by a bullet train with a name of Hikari (rapid) or Kodama (slow) (Shin-Kansen) to Okayama (60 minutes), and the a commuter train to Kurashiki (10 minutes). You should buy a ticket to Kurashiki station and two supplement tickets for super-express and bullet trains. These one way tickets cost about 8,000 yen. See the home pege of Kansai International Airport The other Attendees and Guests will land at the Narita International airport, take a super express train with a name of Narita-Express to Tokyo (about 60 minutes), followed by a bullet train with a name of Nozomi (much rapid but expensive 3 hours 10 minutes) or Hikari (rapid 4 hours) to Okayama, and a commuter train to Kurashiki (10 minutes). You should buy a ticket to Kurashiki station and supplement tickets for super-express and bullet trains. These one way tickets cost about 20,000 yen. See the home pege of Narita International Airport
(1) KURASHIKI STATION HOTEL Address 2-8-1 Achi Kurashiki City Okayama-ken. Telephone 81-86-425-2525 Facsimile 81-86-426-6702 Guest room all 111 rooms Single bed \5,500 - \6,000 Twin beds \11,000 - \12,000 (2) TOYOKO IN KURASHIKI MINAMIGUCHI Address 2-10-20 Achi Kurashiki City Okayama-ken. Telephone 81-86-430-1046 Facsimile 81-86-430-1046 Guest room all 154 rooms Single bed (143 rooms) \5,800 Twin beds A \7,300 Twin beds B \7,800
Electricity is 100 V and 60 Hz.