Accompanying Persons

An accompanying person is a spouse, friend, or adult child (18 years old and older) who is NOT working in a science related occupation or field. A colleague or associate working in a related sciences field or a student in atmospheric chemistry related program may not be registered and attend as an accompanying person.

Accompanying persons can purchase:

  • Lunch and Refreshment ticket (includes lunch on Tuesday 25 September, Wednesday 26 September, and Friday 28 September, and coffee, tea and water, and snack throughout the conference) – 5,000 JPY
  • Celebration Banquet ticket (Thursday evening 27 September) – 10,000 JPY

Important Information:

  • Accompanying persons may NOT attend the oral or poster scientific sessions.
  • Accompanying person Lunch/Refreshment and Celebration Banquet tickets can be purchased in advance as part of registration (strongly recommended), upon request by email to until August 30 at the latest, or may be purchased onsite (note: only limited numbers might be available for the onsite purchase).
  • Children under 18 years old may accompany their parent(s) to lunch on Tuesday 25 September, Wednesday 26 September, and Friday 28 September at no additional cost.
  • Children are not allowed in the plenary or poster sessions. Information on childcare is available the iCACGP-IGAC 2018 website. Two nursery rooms are available for parents to view the plenary sessions with infants and toddlers.


Conference Sponsors

         RESTEC   CGER   KIMOTO ELECTRIC Co.,Ltd.   Tokyo Dylec Corporation   TOYOFUJI SHIPPING CO.,LTD.   Shoreline Science Research, Inc.   Picarro, Inc.   Diamond Air Service Inc.   Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene   SHIMADZU CORPORATION, Koichi Tanaka Mass Spectrometry Research Laboratory   Japan Meteorological Corporation      World Meteorological Organization   Nippon Thermo Co., Ltd.   Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions Company   Asia Center for Air Pollution Research(ACAP)   Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia(EANET)   Droplet Measurement Technologies, Inc.   Markes International Ltd   Fujitsu Limited   Medical Supplements and Services the Leading Company   Takamatsu Preparatory School   MDPI   Japan Environmental Sanitation Center   Sayama Corporation   GEF   MEIWAFOSIS   Taiyo Corporation   ITEC Science Co.,Ltd   SUURI-KEIKAKU Co.,Ltd   Springer   JAPAN AIRLINES Co.,Ltd.  

Early Career Program Sponsors

APN   National Science Foundation   National Aeronautics and Space Administration   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   World Meteorological Organization   Global Atmosphere Watch                     IASS   NIES   

Cooperating Societies


Supporting Organizations

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)   Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan   Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism   Science Council of Japan   NIES                                    Kagawa University