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  • Amanda Wayama
  • Anna Thomas
  • Dean Ruetzler
  • Nate Hill
  • October 2017

  • 10.20.17 NEWS Iwate Industrial Research Institute holds its annual Open Day – Children witness the power of science through hands-on experiments
  • 10.18.17 NEWS Former Iwate Governor Hiroya Masuda gives a speech in Morioka: “The national government must show their intentions on the ILC by next summer”
  • 10.16.17 NEWS ILC Seminar at Morioka #1 High School – Interest deepens in the mysteries of the universe
  • 10.13.17 NEWS Recent Nobel Prize Winner Barry Barish had visited the Kitakami site in Iwate in 2012 – local officials thrilled at the news
  • 10.11.17 NEWS Hoping to accept and transport larger containers at their port, Ofunato runs a test on public roads – Hope to use for the ILC as well
  • 10.09.17 NEWS A strong presentation by the middle school students who visited CERN
  • 10.06.17 NEWS The deadline for Japan’s decision on the ILC is summer 2018 – Prof. Yamashita speaks at a seminar in Morioka
  • 10.04.17 NEWS An ILC lecture for the students of Tairadate Elementary – Science will open the door to Iwate’s development
  • 10.02.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A Green ILC
  • 10.02.17 NEWS Using existing facilities as much as we can – IPU President Suzuki gives a speech
  • September 2017

  • 09.29.17 NEWS Economic organizations formally request Governor of Iwate to strengthen efforts to urge the national government to realize the ILC
  • 09.28.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC Relay ④
  • 09.27.17 NEWS Iwate Prefecture ILC Office Director Jun Sasaki gives a speech to Hanamaki Agricultural High School
  • 09.25.17 NEWS An ILC Exhibition in Yokohama for industry officials
  • 09.22.17 NEWS The FDMILC requests the Minister of MEXT to list an item for ILC investigative costs in the budget
  • 09.20.17 NEWS Four years since Kitakami was selected as the ILC candidate site, negotiations taking place at central gov’t and abroad – Local gov’ts concentrate on steady PR efforts
  • 09.18.17 NEWS Over half of foreign researchers prefer to live within a 30 minute commute of the ILC according to a survey
  • 09.15.17 NEWS MEXT Minister Hayashi gives a speech in Morioka – The budgetary request for FY 2018 is a “big step forward”
  • 09.13.17 NEWS MEXT requests 260 million yen for ILC-related items in the budget
  • 09.11.17 NEWS Developing an industrial framework in Tohoku – KEK’s Honorary Professor Masakazu Yoshioka gives a seminar to SMEs to urge them to get involved with the ILC
  • 09.08.17 NEWS The ICFA confirms its approach to shorten the initial length of the ILC to 20 km – aiming for cost reduction for the first stage – debate accelerates towards a November announcement
  • 09.06.17 NEWS Seinan Middle School students in Hanamaki City learn about the mechanisms of the universe and the ILC
  • 09.04.17 NEWS The 4 students of the ILC Club return home after a satisfying trip to Switzerland
  • 09.01.17 NEWS Impressed by international institutions – A talk with 3 Japanese particle physicists
  • August 2017

  • 08.31.17 NEWS We will always dream of knowing more – The ILC Club meets with Dr. Lyn Evans
  • 08.30.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC Relay ③
  • 08.29.17 NEWS Getting closer to the mysteries of the universe, and drawing a future picture of Iwate – the ILC Club visits CERN in Switzerland
  • 08.28.17 NEWS First ILC Seminar for the Federation of Ofunato City Assemblymen for the ILC
  • 08.25.17 NEWS The ILC Club middle school students visit CERN to see research
  • 08.24.17 NEWS Fascination with an international city – the ILC Club middle school students visit the U.N. during their trip to Switzerland
  • 08.23.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Spotlight on Ofunato (#34)
  • 08.22.17 NEWS Enjoying the sights and cuisine of a foreign country – ILC Club of middle school students visits Geneva
  • 08.21.17 NEWS Middle school students of the ILC Club head to Switzerland
  • 08.18.17 NEWS Families participate in fun particle experiments
  • 08.16.17 NEWS Professor Satoru Yamashita calls for prompt preparations for the ILC
  • 08.14.17 NEWS “Creation of an international hub of science” is entered as a formal request at the National Governors’ Conference held in Morioka
  • 08.11.17 NEWS Four municipalities of Iwate/Miyagi reaffirm their partnership in hopes of the ILC – Meeting of Mayors in Kurihara, Miyagi
  • 08.09.17 NEWS The people of Rikuzentakata learn about the ILC thanks to Iwate ILC Office Director Sasaki
  • 08.07.17 NEWS A seminar on how to attract people to the area by honorary professors
  • 08.04.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC Relay ②
  • 08.03.17 NEWS Local companies search for ways to get involved in accelerator industry – Technology seminar for solving issues
  • 08.01.17 NEWS Four middle school students inducted at a ceremony in Morioka as the second group of students for the ILC Club
  • July 2017

  • 07.27.17 NEWS The world of elementary particles – up close. Mikajiri Elementary School students do experiments during an ILC seminar
  • 07.26.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES “The ILC is not a gamble” (#33)
  • 07.25.17 NEWS The Tohoku ILC Preparation Office researches technology for building an ILC with an initial length of 20 km
  • 07.14.17 NEWS Ichinoseki City is raising the next generation of researchers with their lectures for JHS students this year
  • 07.12.17 NEWS Morioka #1 HS Students present their research in English
  • 07.10.17 NEWS Students at Ashiro JHS in Hachimantai City fascinated by space and physics
  • 07.07.17 NEWS Tohoku International School now able to provide the IB curriculum for its pre-school and elementary school students
  • 07.06.17 ANNOUNCEMENTS Oshu for You: Episode 17
  • 07.05.17 NEWS The MEXT Panel of Experts discusses their report draft on methods of structure/management for the ILC
  • 07.03.17 NEWS The ICFA deliberates on shrinking ILC costs with a smaller initial length of 20 km
  • June 2017

  • 06.28.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC Relay ①
  • 06.19.17 NEWS Envisioning the use of Ofunato port for the ILC, Iwate Prefecture halts the sale of industrial land sites
  • 06.16.17 NEWS Proactively disseminating information during this “important year for the ILC” – Top leadership meeting for the Iwate ILC Promotion Council
  • 06.15.17 NEWS Chambers of Commerce of the Kesen region hold an ILC assembly open to the general public with 600 people in attendance
  • 06.14.17 NEWS The Iwate ILC Promotion Council to release information on economic effects of the ILC in August
  • 06.07.17 NEWS Setting up housing and education (for the ILC) is a “must” – Working group at MEXT’s Panel of Experts presents outline of their report
  • 06.05.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A talk with Professor Satoru Yamashita (#32)
  • 06.02.17 NEWS Verifying management structures with CERN as an example – Working group at MEXT’s Panel of Experts
  • May 2017

  • 05.31.17 NEWS Tohoku ILC Promotion Council requests ILC international coordination to the LDP – urging a government decision
  • 05.29.17 NEWS “Correctly Understanding the ILC is Important” at ILC Candidate Site (3rd Year Mizusawa HS Students Present on US Study Trip)
  • 05.22.17 NEWS German Researchers Visit Iwate, Advise Prefecture on ILC Preparations
  • 05.19.17 NEWS Waiting for the Go Sign to Build: German ILC Researchers Visit, Opinion Exchange
  • 05.18.17 NEWS Emphasizing the economic effects of the ILC – an interview with the Hon. Shunichi Suzuki
  • 05.17.17 NEWS The FDMILC strengthens its push towards US Congress – Discussions to bring about the ILC
  • 05.16.17 NEWS Oshu’s Future with the ILC: Guest Talks Start for Oshu Elem. Students
  • 05.11.17 NEWS The Tohoku ILC Promotion Council meets for their 2017 General Meeting to draft resolution for a quick decision by the national government on the ILC
  • 05.09.17 NEWS The FDMILC to visit US on April 30 – Exchanging opinions with Congress and the US government
  • April 2017

  • 04.27.17 NEWS Looking into how to prepare the surrounding environment for the ILC – Working group within MEXT’s Panel of Experts
  • 04.26.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Flying the ILC flag at an elementary school near the candidate site (#31)
  • 04.20.17 NEWS Ichinoseki puts up a special exhibit for increasing enthusiasm for the ILC – first time within a place of commerce
  • 04.19.17 NEWS Funds to increase national awareness – KEK to collect donations to accelerate awareness
  • 04.18.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Drawing a future with the ILC (#30)
  • 04.12.17 NEWS Candidate site for a synchrotron facility at Tohoku University – Praise for close partnerships
  • 04.11.17 NEWS New selections for Iwate gifts for the Hometown Tax Scheme – ILC books and traditional crafts
  • 04.10.17 NEWS Director General Horie of the Southern Iwate Regional Development Bureau to become Vice-President of Iwate Prefectural University
  • March 2017

  • 03.30.17 NEWS Ichinoseki youth petitioning support for the ILC
  • 03.16.17 NEWS Working group within MEXT’s Panel of Experts meets for the first time to begin verifying methods of structure and management
  • 03.15.17 NEWS The ILC Promotion Division of Oshu City to rise in rank
  • 03.14.17 NEWS Working towards proposing a bill for the realization for the ILC
  • 03.13.17 NEWS Elementary school students show off ILC flags in Ichinoseki
  • 03.10.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Practice for the ILC Tunnel? (#29)
  • 03.10.17 NEWS The Yoshigasawa Neighborhood Association sets up a billboard on national road 397 for the ILC
  • 03.09.17 ANNOUNCEMENTS A science fiction anthology about the ILC
  • 03.08.17 NEWS The ILC will bring harmony to the world – A seminar by Prof. Atsuto Suzuki
  • 03.07.17 NEWS Ichinoseki Linear Collider Bulletin “ILC News” Vol. 20
  • 03.06.17 NEWS Industry, academia, government, and private citizens: accelerating towards the ILC
  • 03.03.17 NEWS Iwate middle school students talk about the ILC at the Tokyo-Nikkei Forum Symposium on Regional Revitalization
  • 03.01.17 NEWS Cultivating Scientific Knowledge and International Awareness: Eleven 2nd Year Mizusawa HS Science and Math Course Students Visit USA
  • February 2017

  • 02.27.17 EVENTS “The final corner before the speedy realization of the ILC” – ILC seminar
  • 02.27.17 EVENTS The 4th ILC Technology Seminar
  • 02.27.17 NEWS Cost-Reducing Plan to be Decided in August?
  • 02.24.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Learning about the importance of experiments at junior high schools in Ichinoseki (#28)
  • 02.17.17 NEWS Exalting Benefits of ILC-Related Industries: Event in Nayoga
  • 02.16.17 NEWS Discussions on the framework with the US for the ILC – FDMILC Chair to visit the US in spring
  • 02.15.17 NEWS From National Sports Festival to the ILC (Aichi Rikuun Company Auto Parts Truck )
  • 02.13.17 NEWS For a Multicultural Oshu (Oshu City Council Members and International Residents Brainstorm Together)
  • 02.10.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Iwate visits CERN, CEA Saclay, and DESY (#27)
  • 02.09.17 NEWS Ms. Takahashi of KEK teaches the citizens of Morioka about the significance and future possibilities of the ILC
  • 02.02.17 NEWS MEXT’s Panel of Experts decides to create a new working group – Deliberations to start on research and operations structure of the ILC
  • January 2017

  • 01.31.17 NEWS Elementary school kids immersed in ILC card competition
  • 01.27.17 NEWS Ms. Kodashima & Mr. Ogura win top prize in ILC art contest for elementary school students
  • 01.25.17 EVENTS ILC Seminar in Kesennuma
  • 01.25.17 EVENTS ILC Seminar by the Morioka Regional Development Bureau
  • 01.25.17 EVENTS Ichinoseki City ILC Technology Seminar
  • 01.25.17 NEWS In Hiraizumi, a round-table discussion about the Iwate government with the governor – “This year will be a moment of truth for the ILC”
  • 01.24.17 NEWS Ichinoseki high school students chat with the mayor
  • 01.19.17 NEWS Thinking about the accelerator industry: ILC Technology Seminar held in Ichinoseki
  • 01.18.17 NEWS Accelerating preparations to apply for “special zone” status – A report from the Tohoku ILC Preparation Office
  • 01.17.17 NEWS Vice-governor Chiba and other prefectural workers to visit CERN on 1/18 – Preparing our area to realize the ILC
  • 01.16.17 NEWS ILC Survey: “Interest in the ILC” rises to 63%
  • 01.13.17 NEWS To bring about the ILC – An important year including the LCWS
  • 01.06.17 EVENTS ILC Seminar
  • 01.06.17 EVENTS The 3rd ILC Technology Seminar
  • 01.04.17 THE KITAKAMI TIMES LCWS 2016 Retrospective (#26)
  • December 2016

  • 12.25.16 NEWS “I want to learn about the origins of the universe” – Five middle school students talk about their dreams (and threw in some English as well!)
  • 12.21.16 NEWS Sharing an approach towards staging for the ILC – Talking with Prof. Hitoshi Yamamoto about results and future vision
  • 12.21.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The father of modern science in Japan, and the future with the ILC
  • 12.20.16 NEWS On the highly important ILC, Japan must take leadership – An interview with Dr. Joachim Mnich, Chair of the ICFA
  • 12.20.16 NEWS Talking with LCC Director Lyn Evans – Expectations for the ILC
  • 12.19.16 NEWS Technology Supporting Research Facilities: Exhibition of 53 Companies from Iwate, Others (LCWS Venue)
  • 12.18.16 NEWS Visit by LCWS participants to the ILC candidate site
  • 12.17.16 NEWS ILC symposium for local residents held during LCWS
  • 12.16.16 NEWS Discussing staging strategies for the ILC – LCC Discussion
  • 12.16.16 NEWS Introducing Local Flavor at LCWS 2016 (Heian Costumes with Oshu City)
  • 12.15.16 NEWS Iwate Middle/High School Students Meet Linear Collider Researchers at International Conference in Morioka
  • 12.14.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Bon Voyage, Sobacchi!
  • 12.02.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES LCWS 2016: Exploring Southern Iwate
  • November 2016

  • 11.30.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES THE KITAKAMI TIMES Issue #25
  • 11.30.16 NEWS Ichinoseki Linear Collider Bulletin “ILC News” Vol. 19
  • 11.22.16 NEWS Science x Hello Kitty goods on sale in Sendai as well as Iwate
  • 11.18.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS LCWS 2016: All-Iwate Fair!
  • 11.18.16 NEWS Learning about the Universe, the World: ILC Guest Talks in Iwate
  • 11.16.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A look at Oshu City
  • 11.16.16 NEWS India and Japan to Strengthen Accelerator Research Relationship: KEK and Banaras Hindu University
  • 11.15.16 NEWS Investigating the universe and the future: Traveling ILC classes
  • 11.14.16 NEWS **Reservations Open** LCWS 2016: Tours of Iwate sake breweries and craft workshops
  • 11.14.16 NEWS Learning ILC Technology from Researchers: Study Session in Kitakami
  • 11.10.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES How do you like *them* apples?
  • 11.09.16 NEWS Emphasizing the Importance of Japan-Europe Cooperation for the ILC (Diet Member Shina, others Talk at IEEE NSS/MIC)
  • 11.08.16 NEWS Check out this new website on Tohoku and the ILC project created by Tohoku ILC Promotion Council and Tokeiren Business Center
  • 11.03.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES “Understanding the ILC in 1 Minute”
  • October 2016

  • 10.27.16 NEWS Conveying our excitement for the ILC: Two months left until LCWS 2016
  • 10.27.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES THE KITAKAMI TIMES Issue #24
  • 10.26.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS LCWS 2016: Exhibition of local companies
  • 10.26.16 EVENTS ILC Symposium in Iwate for the public
  • 10.21.16 EVENTS ILC Caravan in Ichinoseki
  • 10.21.16 EVENTS Third Ichinoseki Science Cafe for 2016
  • 10.21.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES ILC summer camp at an Ichinoseki hot spring resort
  • 10.19.16 NEWS Coordinating joint U.S./Japan research on the ILC – National Diet members from Iwate to visit E.U. in October
  • 10.14.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Talking about 2016’s LCWS with Prof. Shinya Narita of Iwate University
  • 10.07.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Kesennuma: Unusual Treats, Sake, Biking, and Sea Frolicking
  • 10.06.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS LCWS 2016: Tours of Iwate sake breweries and craft workshops
  • 10.06.16 NEWS Film on ILC, National Sports Festival: Oshu City’s PR efforts aimed at visitors to the Mizusawa-Esashi Station Exchange Plaza
  • 10.05.16 NEWS Understanding the ILC from a Physics Perspective: Symposium in Oshu City
  • 10.04.16 NEWS Multilingual Menus for Restaurants: Business in Esashi, Oshu Develops App
  • 10.03.16 NEWS Showing Local Enthusiasm for the ILC (PR video series films around candidate site for first time)
  • September 2016

  • 09.30.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A wonderful summer full of “natsu-matsuri”
  • 09.29.16 EVENTS ILC Technology Seminar
  • 09.29.16 EVENTS 2016 Open campus at the Iwate Prefecture Industrial Research Institute
  • 09.28.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES 1st Anniversary of THE KITAKAMI TIMES (#23)
  • 09.26.16 NEWS Requesting information be shared abroad: The Tohoku Conference for the Promotion of the ILC visits with LDP politicians and MEXT officials
  • 09.22.16 NEWS 110 million yen requested for ILC-related items in MEXT’s FY2017 budgetary allocations
  • 09.21.16 NEWS Deepening understanding of Iwate Prefecture’s strategy: ILC Special Committee at the Oshu City Council
  • 09.21.16 NEWS Tohoku ILC Preparation Office opens in Sendai – Creating an environment for moving quickly on projects
  • 09.20.16 NEWS Formal request for the reconstruction and the ILC: the Association of Town/Village Council Chairs meets with the Governor of Iwate
  • 09.19.16 NEWS Nurturing a sense of adventure about the ILC at Makibori Elementary in Morioka – Science and dreams with the Engineering Girls
  • 09.15.16 NEWS Physical office opened for the Tohoku ILC Preparation Office in Sendai – A basic plan for the greater region to be established in mid-2017
  • 09.12.16 NEWS Deepening understanding of advanced science: Symposium on technology in Oshu City
  • 09.07.16 NEWS ILC sign installed at Mizusawa-Esashi station, the nearest station to the candidate site
  • 09.06.16 NEWS Shaping the future with state-of-the-art science: Dr. Suzuki presents in Ichinoseki
  • 09.05.16 NEWS A seminar on ILC’s advanced manufacturing technology for industry, academia, and government officials (at Iwate Pref. University)
  • 09.02.16 NEWS A quick restoration to damaged ports – and striving to bring about the ILC
  • 09.01.16 NEWS Five Iwate junior high students return from a fulfilling study trip abroad
  • August 2016

  • 08.31.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A celebration of science in Tohoku (#22)
  • 08.26.16 NEWS Kitakami City ILC Seminar: Searching for Ways to Participate in Accelerator Industry
  • 08.25.16 NEWS Ichinoseki Linear Collider Bulletin “ILC News” Vol. 18
  • 08.24.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The Iwate Industry Promotion Center(#21)
  • 08.24.16 NEWS Hope for the ILC: Ichinoseki and Hiraizumi Students to Field Trip in Ibaraki
  • 08.22.16 NEWS Feeling the Power of ILC and Science Up Close: Symposium and Talks in Morioka
  • 08.19.16 EVENTS ILC Technology Seminar
  • 08.19.16 EVENTS Advanced Accelerator Association Symposium in Tohoku 2016
  • 08.19.16 NEWS Riddles of the Universe and Hello Kitty: Collaborative Goods with the ILC
  • 08.17.16 EVENTS Second Ichinoseki Science Cafe for 2016
  • 08.15.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS Science Hello Kitty – in Iwate!
  • 08.03.16 NEWS As a Base for Activity: Iwate Prefecture Opens Iwate ILC Coordination Office in Morioka
  • 08.01.16 NEWS ILC summer camp at Ichinoseki hot spring resort
  • July 2016

  • 07.29.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Special feature on Morioka for LCWS 2016 (#20)
  • 07.27.16 NEWS Poster Full of Iwate Flavor (Poster for LCWS 2016 to be held in Morioka)
  • 07.15.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES ILC Symposium, “The Realization of the ILC and Development of the Surrounding Region” (#19)
  • 07.11.16 EVENTS The Iwate University Continuing Seminars on Accelerator Science (#9)
  • 07.11.16 NEWS 1,100 workers needed per year for construction
  • 07.09.16 NEWS Ripple effects on agriculture as well – Oshu City explains its vision to two agricultural cooperatives
  • 07.08.16 NEWS MEXT Panel of Experts: Confirming the report draft
  • 07.08.16 NEWS Experiments and learning about the ILC at junior high schools in Ichinoseki (Ichinoseki City’s ILC News Web)
  • 07.08.16 NEWS July 7th issue of LC Newsline
  • June 2016

  • 06.30.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Introducing the Iwate Industrial Research Institute (#18)
  • 06.29.16 NEWS Hosting the ILC will “open up the country from a rural area” – Dr. Atsuto Suzuki
  • 06.24.16 EVENTS Iwate Science Symposium
  • 06.24.16 EVENTS First Ichinoseki Science Cafe for 2016
  • 06.24.16 NEWS Tohoku ILC Preparation Office Opened, to be Headed by Iwate Pref. University President Suzuki
  • 06.23.16 NEWS Ichinoseki Linear Collider Bulletin “ILC News” Vol. 17
  • 06.22.16 NEWS Special ILC Talks at Coastal Elementary and Middle Schools with Professor Saito of JGU
  • 06.20.16 NEWS ILC Guest Classes Start at Oshu City: 24 Elementary, Junior High Schools
  • 06.16.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Ingress in Ichinoseki and learning about the ILC (#17)
  • 06.16.16 NEWS The Iwate ILC Coordination Office opens – Pushing cooperation among officials in industry, academia, and government
  • 06.16.16 NEWS Technology developed to cut costs for SRF cavity electropolisher
  • 06.15.16 NEWS The world will start moving once Japan indicates their position on the ILC – To Iwate: Call on the national government
  • 06.13.16 NEWS New experiments searching for unknown particles – Operations start up at CERN
  • 06.10.16 NEWS Arrangements being made to set up a Japan-U.S. group – Going to U.S.A. at the end of the month for a mutual dialogue
  • 06.08.16 NEWS Expectations that local companies can take part [in the ILC] – Sendai Symposium
  • 06.06.16 NEWS Basic Concept for Community Development [around the ILC] – Symposium in Sendai
  • May 2016

  • 05.31.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The “Oshu ILC City Development Vision” (#16)
  • 05.30.16 NEWS Urge for an Early Decision: Request from Federation of Oshu City Councilors to Invite the ILC Diet ILC Federation
  • 05.27.16 NEWS For Realizing the ILC, Confirmed Cooperation between Japan and Spain: Tokyo Lecture by Iwate Pref. President, Others
  • 05.25.16 NEWS Local Children’s Freely Painted Ideas (ILC Billboards at Isawa Junior High School Construction Site)
  • 05.23.16 EVENTS ILC Symposium “The Realization of the ILC and development of the surrounding region”
  • 05.13.16 NEWS Using the ILC to create an international city – The Establishment Committee for Oshu City’s Community Development Vision
  • 05.10.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC Caravan – Neighborhood associations in Japan (#15)
  • 05.01.16 NEWS Requesting that the national government make a decision soon on its ILC policy – Tohoku Conference for the Promotion of the ILC meets with the Minister of MEXT
  • April 2016

  • 04.29.16 NEWS More Opportunities for Researchers and Local People to Meet (Iwate Prefecture ILC Office Director)
  • 04.28.16 EVENTS ILC and the Creative Reconstruction (Memorial Symposium)
  • 04.27.16 NEWS “Affirming Multilingual Signage’s Importance Together (Town Meeting Between Oshu City Mayor and International Residents)”
  • 04.26.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS Manga about the ILC!
  • 04.20.16 EVENTS LCWS2016 in Morioka
  • 04.20.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Dr. Klaus Sinram comes back to the Kitakami site (#14)
  • 04.14.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Talking to Elementary Schoolers About the ILC (#13)
  • 04.04.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A new friend in the US Consulate in Sapporo (#12)
  • 04.02.16 NEWS Knowledge Hub for Regional Revitalization: Iwate Pref. University President’s ILC Lecture in Ofunato
  • 04.01.16 NEWS Attracting the ILC, Building Relations with European Members of Parliament: IPU Assembly at Zambia
  • March 2016

  • 03.28.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Exhibiting the ILC in Ichinoseki (#11)
  • 03.16.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES “Cookies, Star Wars, and Governors (From Order of Least to Most Importance*)”(#10)
  • 03.11.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The Reconstruction and the ILC (#9)
  • 03.09.16 NEWS The ILC – a pillar of Ichinoseki’s town planning
  • 03.08.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS ILC News from Ichinoseki Vol. 16 (links)
  • 03.06.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Getting involved with accelerator-related industry in Iwate (#8)
  • 03.05.16 NEWS For ILC in Tohoku, ILC Subcommittee by ICFA
  • 03.03.16 NEWS ILC Meeting in the US – Quotes from three of the researchers
  • 03.01.16 NEWS “Our intentions were communicated to the US side” – Speaking with FDMILC secretary-general and Diet Member Ryu Shionoya
  • February 2016

  • 02.29.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Garbage Posters Today, International Mecca Tomorrow※(#7)
  • 02.18.16 EVENTS Report by JAXA Astronaut Kimiya Yui
  • 02.17.16 NEWS Exploring Ways to Work Toward ILC Realization: ILC Diet Member Federation Visits USA, ILC Meeting with Researchers, Others
  • 02.17.16 NEWS Increased Cooperation Between Japan, US on Science and Technology, ILC Diet Member Federation Visits USA
  • 02.15.16 NEWS (Link) Hudson Institute and the Advanced Accelerator Association Co-Host Forum on U.S.-Japan Scientific Collaboration
  • 02.15.16 NEWS First Step in Calculating ILC Economic Benefits: Iwate ILC Promotion Council Committee Meeting
  • 02.15.16 NEWS New Organization to Research ILC Economic Effects: Iwate Pref. and Iwate ILC Promotion Council
  • 02.04.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS Welcome to Iwate & the ILC!
  • 02.04.16 ANNOUNCEMENTS Oshu City Living Guide
  • 02.04.16 EVENTS Seminar for integrating the ILC for manufacturing businesses
  • 02.04.16 EVENTS A lecture with Dr. Atsuto Suzuki, winner of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize
  • 02.04.16 NEWS ILC Federation of Diet Members, Iwate Pref. President Visit US in February
  • 02.04.16 NEWS Local People’s Passion for ILC: Discussion in Oshu With Sapporo US Consul
  • 02.04.16 NEWS Picturing the ILC in town: residents and experts share a vision for the future
  • 02.04.16 NEWS Iwate Pref. University President Suzuki: Breakthrough Prize Commemorative Lecture in Morioka
  • 02.04.16 NEWS Project Realization “Good Changes for Japan” (US Consul in Mizusawa for ILC Candidate Site Visit)
  • 02.04.16 NEWS English lessons an opportunity to learn about the ILC
  • 02.04.16 NEWS Logos for the ILC (LC Newsline)
  • January 2016

  • 01.29.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Ichinoseki’s ILC News (#6)
  • 01.29.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A winter wonderland in Iwate (#5)
  • 01.16.16 EVENTS 8th Seminar on Accelerator Science by Iwate University
  • 01.16.16 EVENTS Seminar on the ILC for the general public in Morioka City
  • 01.16.16 EVENTS Seminar on Accelerator-related Industry in Iwate
  • 01.06.16 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The ILC and the people of Iwate
  • December 2015

  • 12.16.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Learning more about the world around us
  • 12.09.15 NEWS Prime Minister Meets with Nobel Laureates on Science and Technology Basic Plan
  • 12.07.15 NEWS Canada and Japan strengthen partnership – KEK & TRIUMF (TRIUMF HP)
  • 12.04.15 NEWS Subsidies for Accelerator-Related Machinery and Parts Development
  • 12.02.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES A Day at the ASUPIA International Festival
  • 12.01.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Dr. Atsuto Suzuki wins the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
  • November 2015

  • 11.25.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES AAA Symposium 2015 in Tohoku: “What the International Linear Collider Can Do”
  • 11.19.15 NEWS New MEXT ILC Panel of Experts Human Resources Working Group Starts Deliberations
  • 11.18.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Physics, by another name
  • 11.11.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Dr. Klaus Sinram of DESY visits Ichinoseki
  • 11.08.15 NEWS Breakthrough Prizes Give Top Scientists the Rock Star Treatment (The New York Times)
  • 11.04.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Economic leaders of Iwate for the ILC
  • October 2015

  • 10.30.15 NEWS Linear Collider Collaboration published Progress Report for the ILC (LC Newsline)
  • 10.28.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES “Sakkora choiwayasse!”
  • 10.21.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES 2015 – Summer of the ILC in Ichinoseki City
  • 10.18.15 NEWS Next Generation Listens Intently: 3 Lecturers Explain ILC’s Significance (Mizusawa Symposium)”
  • 10.16.15 NEWS Japan-US Cooperation on High-Energy Physics Including ILC (KEK, DOE Agreement)
  • 10.14.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES The Story of Chida Precision Products
  • 10.07.15 NEWS Diverse Chances and Hope for Contributions (Iwate Pref. University President Suzuki Lecture at Mizusawa HS)
  • 10.07.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Meeting with the Governor of Iwate
  • September 2015

  • 09.30.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Ichinoseki’s Science Cafés
  • 09.24.15 NEWS International Cooperation for the ILC: Federation of Diet Members to Visit USA
  • 09.23.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Mission: ILC BELLS
  • 09.23.15 NEWS Chida Precision Products: New Division With ILC in Mind
  • 09.18.15 NEWS 10 ALTs Registered as Supporters: Ichinoseki Working Towards ILC Realization
  • 09.16.15 THE KITAKAMI TIMES Reaching out to the community
  • August 2015

  • 08.28.15 NEWS ILC Budget Approx. 1 Trillion Yen: MEXT 2016 Fiscal Year Proposed Budget Estimate
  • 08.06.15 NEWS Japan’s expert panel for the ILC has published its summary report (LC Newsline)
  • July 2015

  • 07.26.15 NEWS Towards Hosting the ILC: Mayors of Five Towns and Cities Discuss Future Vision at Mizusawa, Oshu Symposium
  • 07.06.15 NEWS An ILC City: 30 City Residents Exchange Opinions (Mizusawa)
  • 07.02.15 NEWS Various Thoughts on MEXT ILC Panel of Experts Suggestions