Special Sessions

  • Plenary Session and Award Ceremony

    Date & Time: Wednesday, May 17, 3:15 - 5:15 pm
    Main Hall (Conference Building)
    Chairs: Koki Takanashi, Beth Stadler
    Awards Chair: Adekunle Adeyeye

    1. IEEE MagSoc Award Ceremony
    2. Plenary Talk:
      Title: NanoTerasu: Next Generation Synchrotron Light Source in Japan

    Abstract: In today's world, synchrotron radiation (SR) facilities have become a driving force for innovation in science, technology, and industry. As a response to society's strong demand for socially impactful research, including the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), numerous advanced SR facilities have been constructed worldwide. 

  • Magnetism in Underground Mineral Resources

    This session aims to foster the participants’ interests to magnetism in earth, especially in underground mineral resources by focusing on the electromagnetic field survey for underground mineral resources, monitoring of geomagnetic field in the seafloor, and other related topics.

    Time & Date:  Tuesday, May 16, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sakura 1 (Conference Building)

  • Women in Magnetism

    You are not alone! In this event, we will network with other female researchers, discuss our specific challenges to do science, and talk about mentoring, leadership, nomination, and job opportunities.

    Most importantly, we will mingle, junior and senior and chat to share concerns and experiences.

    Date & Time: Tuesday, May 16, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
    Sakura 2 (Conference Building)

  • Magnetic Energy Conversion Meeting

    The Magnetic Energy Conversion (MEC) annual meeting creates a community and give more of a voice and dialog within INTERMAG for a more balanced role.

    Date & Time:  Wednesday, May 17, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    Meeting Room 1 (Exhibition Building)

  • Writing Workshop

    The Writing Workshop, which will be organized by the IEEE Magnetics Society Technical Committee, will consist of three tutorials geared towards helping graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to improve their writing skills and techniques.  There is no additional cost to attend.

    Date & Time:  Wednesday, May 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Tachibana (Conference Building)

    Writing Scientific Papers
       Dr. Ron Goldfarb, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA 
    Preparation of Professional Resumes
       Dr. Guohan Hu, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
    Preparation of Oral Scientific Presentations
       Professor Montserrat Rivas, The University of Oviedo, Spain

  • Young Professionals Lightning Talks

    The Lightning Talks, which will be organized by the IEEE Magnetics Society Young Professionals, is setting a challenge – to present your research in an understandable manner to an audience outside of your field. 

    The event will consist of a set of short 3-minute talks presented by young professionals in magnetism (from Postdocs to Asst. Professors and industry) followed by an audience feedback as well a panel discussion. 

    Stay tuned for registration information! Everyone is welcome to attend the event. There is no additional cost to attend.

    Date & Time:  Thursday, May 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sakura 1 (Conference Building)

    Registration and Call for Title: https://forms.gle/Xv9dZBYrTZS2duh76

  • Magnetics for Tomorrow's Chips

    This panel is a special evening event that follows the symposium “What is the place of magnetic materials in tomorrow’s chips” on Thursday afternoon.   The major goal of the panel is to identify the opportunities and challenges for the applications of magnetism and magnetic materials in future chip technologies.  The panel is organized by the IEEE Magnetics Society Technical Committee and will be co-chaired by Masahiro Yamaguchi (Tohoku University, Japan) and Paolo Bortolotti (Thales Research & Technology, France).  It is open to all the conference participants. 

    Date & Time: Thursday, May 18, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Meeting Room 2 (Exhibition Building)
    Changed to the Main Hall (Conference Building)

       Andrii Chumak, University of Vienna, Austria
       Martin Hempel, Fraunhofer, Germany
       Guohan Hu, IBM, USA
       Nian Sun, Northeastern University, USA

  • Students in Magnetism

    Join us for a networking session hosted by IEEE Students in Magnetism of the IEEE Magnetics Society!

    This session is an opportunity for graduate students to connect with each other, build relationships, and potentially volunteer as part of the Students in Magnetism community!

    Come join us to meet fellow graduate students in magnetism over food and fun activities, and expand your network in the exciting world of magnetism!

    Date & Time:  Friday, May 19, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    Hagi (Conference Building)

  • Magnetics Society Annual Meeting

    This Annual Meeting is open to all Conference attendees. Join us for some light food and drinks and to learn more about what the IEEE Magnetics Society is doing to support and strengthen the magnetics community, and about the benefits of belonging to the Society. To join today, go to www.ieeemagnetics.org.

    Date & Time: Thursday, May 18, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Sakura 1 (Conference Building

  • In-person Meet the Experts

    An interactive event for students and post-doctoral researchers to facilitate communication with experts. In this event, young researchers will participate in small-group discussions with the experts over lunch. 

    This is a fun opportunity to get advice from the experts on research career planning, writing, publishing technical papers, getting involved in the community, and more.

    Date & Time:  Tuesday, May 16, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    Meeting Room 1, 2 (Exhibition Building)

    • National Institute of Standard and Technology / University of Colorado Boulder, USA

    • Masashi Shiraishi

      Kyoto University, Japan

    • Hyunsoo Yang

      National University of Singapore, Singapore

    • H. Sepehri-Amin

      National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

    • Julie Grollier

      CNRS, Thales, Univ. Paris-Saclay, France

    • Valentine Novosad

      Argonne National Laboratory, USA

    • Oliver Gutfleisch

      TU Darmstadt, Germany