Meeting Program

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April 4 (Wednesday)
12:30 - 13:00Registration
  Introductory Session
13:00 - 13:15 Takehiro Koyaguchi (Director, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan)
Opening address
13:15 - 13:45 Kazuki Koketsu (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Discussion points of this meeting and our contributions
  Session I
13:45 - 14:30 Thorne Lay (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
What do we learn by comparing the 2011 Tohoku earthquake with other recent great earthquakes?
14:30 - 15:00 Kunihiko Shimazaki (University of Tokyo, Japan)
The giant tsunami had been foreseen, but not been included in disaster design
15:00 - 15:30 Toru Matsuzawa (Tohoku University, Japan) and Yoshihisa Iio
Reasons why we failed to anticipate the 2011 M9.0 Tohoku earthquake
15:30 - 15:45Coffee Break
  Session II
15:45 - 16:30 Miaki Ishii (Harvard University, USA)
Cascading failure of the plate interface and hidden earthquakes
16:30 - 17:00 Hisashi Nakahara (Tohoku University, Japan)
High-frequency seismic energy radiation from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake (Mw 9.0)
17:00 - 17:30 Kojiro Irikura (Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan) and Susumu Kurahashi
Source model of generating strong ground motions during the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and a recipe of predicting ground motions for mega-thrust earthquake
18:00 - 20:00 at "Lever son Verre Hongo" -- Hotel Forest Hongo 1F --

April 5 (Thursday)
  Session III
10:00 - 10:45 Kerry Sieh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Patterns of large megathrust earthquakes in Sumatra over the past millennium
10:45 - 11:15 Kenji Satake (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Past and 2011 tsunamis along the Japan trench and the tsunami hazard assessments for nuclear power plants
11:15 - 11:45 Takane Hori (JAMSTEC, Japan)
Earthquake generation cycle models for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and future megathrust earthquakes in the Nankai subduction zone
11:45 - 13:00Lunch
  Session IV
13:00 - 13:45 Stefano Lorito (INGV, Italy)
Hints (and open issues) for tsunami hazard assessment from recent mega-thrust earthquakes
13:45 - 14:15 Takeshi Sagiya (Nagoya University, Japan)
Earthquake deformation cycle along the Japan Trench: What we have learned from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and unresolved issues
14:15 - 14:45 Yuichiro Tanioka (Hokkaido University, Japan) and Aditya R. Gusman
Possibility of tsunami early warning using W-phase inversion and tsunami inundation modeling as a case study for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
14:45 - 15:00Coffee Break
  Session V
15:00 - 15:45 Raul Madariaga (Ecole Normale Superieure, France) and Sergio Ruiz
High and low frequency radiation by the 2010 Maule mega-earthquake in Central Chile from cGPS and accelerograms: Comparison with the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
15:45 - 16:15 Satoshi Ide (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Rupture dynamics of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
  Concluding Session
16:15 - 17:00 Hiroo Kanamori (California Institute of Technology, USA)
Looking toward the future
17:00 - 17:10Closing

April 6 (Friday)
  Group Discussions
10:00 - 12:00 Ground Motion Group
Discussion on strong motion generation areas of megathrust earthquakes
10:00 - 15:00 Earthquake Source Physics Group
Discussion on the source physics of megathrust earthquakes

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