The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is the IGAC-Japan National Committee.
All of the IGAC-Japan National Committee members are committed to fully supporting the preparation for the conference. Also, the Japan Society of Atmospheric Chemistry (JpSAC) will support the LOC.
LOC core members at NIES in Tsukuba
Hiroshi Tanimoto is Head of the Global Atmospheric Chemistry Section at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), in Tsukuba, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of Tokyo in 2001 and has been a tenured scientist at NIES since 2001. He is currently a co-chair of the Scientific Steering Committee of IGAC, chair of the IGAC-Japan National Committee, and a leading co-chair of IGAC-MANGO, which was founded in 2015. Hiroshi was born and raised in Takamatsu.
Public/Outreach Events Team
- Thomas Sekiyama (MRI)
- Masahide Ishizuka (Kagawa Univ)
- Toru Terao (Kagawa Univ)
Social Events/Banquet/Tours Team
- Sachiko Okamoto (NIES)
- Kohei Ikeda (NIES)
- Kimiko Suto (Hokkaido Univ.)
- Edit Nagy-Tanaka (NIES)
- Mayu Kure (NIES)
- Norie Yamamoto (NIES)
- Naoko Sasaki (NIES)
- Mariko Ohashi (NIES)