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Important Dates

Dates (HST)  Fees (student)
July 30, 2019Deadline for NRT-KOA group flight reservationDeposit: $150
July 31, 2019Deadline for early-bird registration$350 ($250)
Early September, 20191st program announcement-
September 30, 2019Deadline for late registration$400
September 30, 2019Deadline for conference dinner$105
October 18, 2019End of the special discount for hotel rooms-
  • Ethics and Anti-harassment Statement - The organisers consider this symposium to be a privileged opportunity for free and active exchanges of scientific ideas, as well as for the nurturing and creation of professional and social contacts. Any abuse of power or inappropriate behaviour has no place at this symposium. We specifically refer to the NINS Researcher Code of Conduct (, which will apply during the symposium. By registering for this symposium, all participants confirm that they have read the documents and that they will follow its recommendations.
  • Maunakea Site Acknowledgement - We wish to recognize and acknowledge the very significant cultural role and reverence that the summit of Maunakea has always had within the indigenous Hawaiian community. We are most fortunate to have the opportunity to conduct observations from this mountain.

Local Organization Committee

Subaru staffs are oraganizing this conference

Rhythm Shimakawa (NAOJ Fellow) - chair
Sakurako Okamoto (Assistant Professor) - chair
Mari Endo (Assistant to the Director)
Yusei Koyama (Assistant Professor)
Michitoshi Yoshida (Director)
Nagayoshi Ohashi (Associate Director)
Junichi Nomaru (Associate Director)
Lucio Ramos (Instrumentation/Electronics Technician)
Hirofumi Okita (Assistant Professor)
Yuko Kakazu (on behalf of public information & outreach office)
Satoshi Sugawara (on behalf of administration office)
and Olivier Guyon (ExAO Project Scientist), Etsuko Mieda, Ichi Tanaka (Support Astronomer), Hyewon Suh (Subaru Fellow), Shigeru Namiki, Jinshi Sai (PhD Student) contributing to the conference


The Subaru Telescope 20th anniversary conference is financially supported by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (under the 5th NAOJ Symposium), Kavli IPMU, Astrobiology Center, and JSPS KAKENHI (Grant Number 15H020695001).


Subaru Telescope
650 N Aohoku Pl
Hilo, HI, 96720 United States


Dr. Sakurako Okamoto
Dr. Rhythm Shimakawa
at Subaru Telescope


LOC Email Address
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