GCOE Symposium
Symmetry Breaking
and Quantum Phenomena


Feb.15-17, 2010
Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall International Conference Hall


This is an annual symposium for the global COE program at Kyoto University "the Next generation physics spun from universality and emergence". The theme of the symposium of this year is "Symmetry Breaking and Quantum Phenomena". The first day is specifically devoted to this theme. There will be plenary talks by internationally renowned scientists, and all sessions will be in English. Another aspect of this symposium is to promote joint research among different fields under the two keywords, universality and emergence. There will be talks from various areas of research, paying special attetion to connections with universality and emergence. In addition, there will be a special session on graduate school eduation, which is another important aspect of this GCOE program.

Invited Speaker

Social gathering

  • Faculty: 3000 Yen
  • Student: 2000 Yen
January 31st, 2010


Those who wish to give a poster presentation have to register through the registration page by January 31st. The presentation file in the PDF format should also be uploaded throughupload by noon on February 15th for the convenience of the selection of the poster award. The poster presentation is also regarded as a report of the TRA activity, and those who are GCOE TRA are supposed to give a poster presentation.

Please put up the poster by the poster session in the afternoon on February 15th. The poster should be on the board until the end of the symposium. The size of the poster board is 90cm times 210cm, but the organizers recommend you not to use the very lower part of the board for readability.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to make a contact with gcoeloc_at_yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp (_at_ has to be replaced with @).

GCOE Poster Award

We are planning to award prizes to several poster speakers. Those who are awarded will be anounced at the concluding session of the symposium. We would like to encourage all the poster speakers to make their best presentations.

Organizing Committee

Contact Us

Takahiro Tanaka gcoesymp@yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp