APSORC 21 (Koriyama/Fukushima)

The seventh international symposium in the series of Asia-Pacific Symposium on Radiochemistry (APSORC 21) will be held from 19 to 24 September 2021 at Koriyama, Japan.

The first symposium was held in Kumamoto, Japan (1997), and subsequently in Fukuoka, Japan (2001), Beijing, China (2005), Napa Valley, USA (2009), Kanazawa, Japan (2013) and Jeju, Korea (2017).

The proceedings will be published in the Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry.

The opening and deadline of the proceedings submission will be announced shortly on this web site.

  • The scientific topics to be covered at the symposium include:

  • - 10 years from Fukushima NPP accident
    - Nihonium (Nh) and trans-U elements

    ‐ Nuclear chemistry
    ‐ Radioanalytical Chemistry
    ‐ Actinide chemistry
    ‐ Nuclear probe in chemistry
    ‐ Activation analysis
    ‐ Nuclear forensics
    ‐ Radiopharmaceutical chemistry
    ‐ Environmental radiochemistry, and other related topics



    Visit to Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant site


Key Dates:

September 2019 First circular
September 2020 Second circular, Call for abstracts
30th April 2021 Deadline for abstract submission
30th June 2021 Notification of speakers
31th July 2021 Final program
19-24 September 2021 Symposium



Local Organizing Comittee:

Yoshio Takahashi UTokyo Chair
Yasuhiro Yamada Tokyo Univ. of Science Chair
Atsushi Shinohara Osaka Univ. APSORC-IC Chair
Shogo Higaki UTokyo Vice Chair
Aya Sakaguchi Univ. of Tsukuba Vice Chair
Kenya Kubo ICU Vice Chair
Yoshitaka Minai Musashi Univ. Vice Chair
Motoyuki Matsuo UTokyo Vice Chair
Takafumi Kitazawa Toho Univ. Vice Chair
Keiko Tagami QST Vice Chair
Kohshin Washiyama Fukushima Medical Univ. Vice Chair
Yukihiko Satou JAEA Vice Chair
Yoshihiro Kitatsuji JAEA Vice Chair
Yoichi Sakai Daido Univ. Vice Chair