AP-RASC 2016: Paper submission deadline extended to April 5, 2016!

Dear Colleagues,

The deadline of paper submission for the “2016 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference” (URSI AP-RASC 2016) has just been extended. The new deadline is April 5, 2016. Please visit the Conference website at


for the latest information.

If you are interested in URSI AP-RASC 2016 but have not yet submitted your paper(s), you still have time. Please go to the paper submission webpage


and follow the instructions.

As you may know, URSI AP-RASC is one of the three URSI Flagship Meetings and is a very important activity for the entire URSI. Your contribution to URSI AP-RASC 2016 in various ways is most welcome.

At URSI AP-RASC 2016, we are organizing lots of attractive programs including

1)      General Lectures


2)      Commission Keynote Lectures


3)      Young Scientist Program

-       Student Paper Competition (SPC)


-       Young Scientist Award (YSA)


If you are a young scientist and meet the eligibility for the Young Scientist Program, I would encourage that you apply for SPC and/or YSA. The new deadline (April 5, 2016) also applies to submission of SPC/YSA papers!

If you are organizing a special session, please do try to solicit as many papers as possible until the new deadline. Your contribution to the Conference is of great importance for us. We will provide you with the login information for the session organizer’s website as soon as possible but no later than the end of March 2016. On the session organizer’s website, you can administer your session.

The Conference venue, Grand Hilton Seoul and its Convention Centre, is a very nice place and provides excellent accommodation and conference facilities. Please visit the hotel website at


for details. I am sure that, in addition to the Conference itself, you will enjoy your stay at this very nice hotel.

You may also get various useful information from the following links:

1)      About Seoul, Korea (several e-books are available here.)


2)      VISA Information


3)      Other Useful Information


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Once again, the paper submission deadline has been extended to April 5, 2016. Please do plan on attending URSI AP-RASC 2016! We very much look forward to seeing you in Seoul in August 2016.

Best regards,



Professor Kazuya Kobayashi

Assistant Secretary-General (AP-RASC)

International Union of Radio Science - URSI

Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Communication Engineering

Chuo University

1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8551, Japan

Tel: +81-3-3817-1869 (direct), +81-3-3817-1846 (secretary)

Mobile: +81-90-6515-9485

Fax: +81-3-3817-1847

Email: kazuya@tamacc.chuo-u.ac.jp