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Busy. I checked e-mails. I finished a report on the forum in China, which will be published in a society journal. I was invited to a conference in Korea in August, but the abstract was not finished yet. And other things to be done.
While in Japan, I did not finish preparing my presentation, so I woke up at 3 AM to finish it. I had breakfast at 7 AM. The bus left at 8 AM for SiChuan University for the forum starting at 8:30 AM. I was the second to the last to talk, and waited for a while till my turn came. I showed 40 slides in 20 minutes to make people impressed. I think they were impressed, but instead, probably they did not understand me very well. After the final talk from the Chinese leader, we went back to the hotel and had lunch again in Shangri-La. After lunch, we walked … Continue reading
In the morning, I found that I was not able to use the university web-mail system of the university. I tried to make an international call to the internet administration in my university, but had a hard time making an international call from my room because the hotel staffs hardly understood English. After an hour of struggling, I managed to call to the university office to ask about the internet connection. They told me our mailing site might be blocked, and gave me a different address. It worked well. So, I was able to read mails from my colleagues. I stayed in my room, checking mails and working. At 11:45 AM, six … Continue reading
In the morning, I attended meetings as usual. I left Kofu for Narita at 12:30 PM and arrived at the airport at 3:30 PM. The ANA plane directly flying to Chengdu, China, was small and filled with travelers, mostly Chinese. A strong wind blew against the plane, and the body much trembled. It was not a pleasant flight, but the service was much better than that of JAL Cabin attendants were kind enough and helpful. The dinner was simple, standard, and acceptable. Four other members joining the forum were on the same plane, which arrived in Chengdu at 11:30 AM. It was rainy. The temperature was close to that in … Continue reading
I will go to China tomorrow for an academic forum. I have been working today. I will work till tomorrow morning. It is quiet in the office.
The professor managing a forum in China finally sent us the information on April 13 and 14, when the forum is be held. Seven Japanese and seven Chinese researchers will be meeting. Hotel: Hejiangting Hanwen Hotel (合江亭翰文大酒店), Chengdu, Sichuan Province Registration: April 12 afternoon – April 13 morning, at hotel lobby Meeting venue: Sichuan University Lunch & dinner: April 13 noon, buffet at hotel, sponsored by EVE Energy Co. April 13 evening, dinner at a restaurant near the hotel, sponsored by EVE Energy Co. April 14 noon, buffet at hotel, sponsored by EVE Energy Co. I will be chairing a session on the morning on April 13 and talking on … Continue reading
I was asked to join a forum in Chengdu, China in April with six other Japanese researchers. Japanese and Chinese scientists will intensively discuss together in a hall for two days. Today, I reserved flights to/from China. I hope that it will be a good chance to get to know new people there.