On December 11th and 12th, the Japan Space Elevator Agency (JSEA) will be hosting its annual (sometimes bi-annual) conference in Tokyo, Japan.
The conference will have discussions on Legal considerations, Nanotube update, deployment research, tether experiments and solar power satellites.
Most of the presenters will be from Japan University, although some will be from Nagoya University and Shizuoka University.
More details can be found at the conference website.
No translation services will be available; i.e. presentations will be in Japanese. If anyone is interested in attending this conference, please contact me via email; ted [at] spaceelevatorblog.com and I will put you in touch with the conference organizers.