Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere

The 4th Asia Research Node Symposium on Humanosphere Science

(The 407th Symposium on Sustainable Humanosphere)

Date: December 26-27, 2019

Venue: Nanjing International Conference Hotel, China




The environment surrounding humans is rapidly changing with complicated interlinkages, threatening sustainable development and healthy living. There has been an increasing demand for reliable future projections based on an accurate understanding of current conditions of Humanosphere, and for the presentation of measures for solving the problems. To establish the Sustainable Humanosphere, international collaboration and expansion of Humanosphere Science on a global scale is important.

Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) launched a new program called the Humanosphere Asia Research Node (ARN) in 2016. This program aims to strengthen its function as a hub for international collaborative research and foster innovation in the field of humanosphere science, with the ultimate goal of delivering solutions to global-scale problems. ARN integrates our various facilities and human networks in ASEAN region and Japan for consolidating the international collaborative research on “Sustainable Humanosphere”. To further strengthen the international network and to discuss “Present and Future of Humanosphere Science”, RISH planned to organize this symposium.

The symposium committee welcomes you to “The 4th Asia Research Node Symposium on Humanosphere Science” on December 26-27, 2019 in Nanjing, China. The symposium aims to share the concept and recent advances of Humanosphere Science, thereby fostering students and young researchers who will sustain and expand the new science.

The ARN Symposium will cover scientific and technological advances in the fields of material science, plant science, entomology, microbiology, ecology, forestry, wood science, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, architecture, space science, atmospheric science, environmental science, electromagnetic engineering, agriculture and other related sciences contributing to creating “Sustainable Humanosphere”.


26-27 December 2019


Nanjing International Conference Hotel

Sessions (tentative)

Session Title (tentative) Coordinators Speakers
A new horizon of humanosphere science and humanity Dr. Zhai Shengcheng (NFU)
Dr. Suyako Tazuru (RISH)
Dr. Yumiko Murakami (Kyoto University Museum)
Dr. Rie Nakayama (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Mr. Kosuke Tsurugi (Archaeological Seminar Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University)
Mr. Yusuke Kita (RISH, Kyoto University)
Prof. Wang Shu-zhi (Chinese Academy of Social Science)
Dr. Juan Guo (Research Institute of Wood Industry, Chinese Academy of Forestry)
Bio-diversity Prof. Mao Lingfeng Dr. CHEN Shengbin (College of Ecology and Environment, Chengdu University of Technology)
Prof. HU Junhua (Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Prof. DU Yanjun ( College of Forestry, Hai-nan University)
Bioenergy and biochemicals Prof. Fei Wang  (NFU)
Dr. Yuki Tobimatsu (RISH)
Prof. Fei Wang (NFU)
Prof. Yukihiko Matsumura (Hiroshima University)
Dr. Huiyan Zhang (School of Energy and Environment, Southeast China University)
Dr. Fengxia Yue (State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering, South China University of Technology)
Cellulose Nanofibers Materials Prof. Hiroyuki yano (RISH)
Dr. Jingquan Han (NFU)
Prof. Arimitsu Usuki (RISH)
Prof. Hiroyuki Yano (RISH)
Dr. Jingquan Han (NFU)
Dr. Chuchu Chen (NFU)
Research of space electromagnetic environments in Asia Prof. XIaohua Deng(Nanchang University)
Prof. Hirotsugu Kojima (RISH)
Dr. Masaki Nishino (Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
Prof. Cao Jinbing  (School of Space and environment, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China )
Prof. Fan Guangyou ( Aerospace information research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science, China )
Dr.Yoshimasa Tanaka (National Institute of Polar Research)
Space weather in Asia Dr. Tatsuhiro Yokoyama (RISH)
Dr. Ercha Aa(National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Dr. Xin Huang,(National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Dr. Yanhong Chen (National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Dr. Punyawi Jamjareegulgarn(King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang,Thailand)
Dr. Chunhua Jiang (Department of Space Physics, School of Electronic Information Wuhan University, China)
Timber architectures Prof. Hiroshi Isoda (RISH)
Prof. Que Zeli (NFU)
Prof. Kohei Komatsu (RISH)
Dr. Kenji Kobayashi (Shizuoka University)
Ms. Li Zherui (RISH)
Prof. Zhou Haibin (Research Institute of Wood Industry, Chinese Academy of Forestry)
Wood Information: climatology and Tree ring science Prof. Junji Sugiyama (RISH)
Prof. Pan Biao (NFU)

Mr. Takeshi Nakajima (RISH)
Ms. Yoko Ura (Nara National Institute for Cultural Properties)
Prof. Liang Eryuan (Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Dr. WU Xiuchen(Beijing Normal University)


Time table(Tentative)

26 December 

27 December 















Opening ceremony

Opening speech (RISH)

Photo session

Coffee Break

1-minute speech session


【Parallel Session】

A1 session

B1 session

Coffee Break

A2 session

B2 session














Poster session


【Parallel Session】

A3 session

B3 session



A4 session

B4 session

Coffee Break

Closing ceremony

Closing speech(NFU)

Oral/poster award




Dinner + Night Tour

Registration and Abstract Submission

Please register and submit your abstract (Oral and Poster presentation)through this web site

Registration Link:

Deadline for Travel Support: October 15th, 2019 (Closed)
Deadline for Registration: October 31st, 2019
Deadline for Abstract Submission: October 31st, 2019

Deadline for Registration and Abstract summission
EXTENDED (only for NFU and related participants): November 24th, 2019 

For Poster speakers:
We have "One-minute speech session" for poster speakers on 26 December.
You are also kindly requested to prepare one-page PowerPoint file for the 1-minutes speech.

Poster Display

  • Poster board size: 120 cm(Height) x 85 cm(W) (A0 size recommended)  
  • All poster presenters are kindly requested to print out their posters in advance since posters can not be printed out at the symposium venue.

ARN symposiums from 2016 to 2018

 Date: 25-27 September  2018
 Venue:  National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan 

 Date: 19 – 21 July 2017
 Venue: Kyoto University Uji Obaku Plaza, Kyoto Japan

 Date: 20 – 21 February 2017
 Venue: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia

Organizing committee

Co-Chair: Prof. Junji Sugiyama, RISH, Kyoto University
              Prof. Mei Changtong, Nanjing Forestry University


ARN Secretariat
        Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University
        E-mail: arn+s2019(at)



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