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Osaka University Symposium - "Towards a Favorable Environment for Co-creation: Aiming for a Kansai Where Women Can Thrive"

2017-2-20 (Mon) 13:30 -

The power of women can change the world. Industry, university, and government are working together to build a future towards the success of more flexible, more diverse female researchers. Representatives from 3 leading institutions will talk about the purpose and prospects on what we should do in order to spread this positive spiral from Hokusetsu, to Osaka, and to Kansai as a whole.

Outline

Date and time: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:30 ~ 17:00 (Doors open at 13:00)

Place: Conference Hall, 12F, Grand Cube Osaka (Osaka International Convention Center)

(5-3-51 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka   *Access)

Capacity: 350 (First-come, first-served)

Attendance fee: Free

To Apply: Please apply through this page, or by fax or by return postcard.

*Applications are no longer being accepted.

Inquiries: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University

TEL: 06-6850-6443 (Weekdays, 10:00 ~ 17:00)

Mail: info@21c-kaitokudo.osaka-u.ac.jp 

Organized by: Osaka University

Co-hosted by: National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health, and Nutrition; Daikin Industries, Ltd.

With support from: The Asahi Shimbun Company, The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kansai Association of Corporate Executives, Kansai Economic Federation (Planned)

With cooperation from: Osaka Gas Co., Ltd., Shionogi & Co., Ltd., Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West), Panasonic Corporation

Planning and Production: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University; Center for Gender Equality Promotion, Osaka University


Program

Greeting to Attendees

    MASAKI Masato (Director-General, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT)

    AIZAWA Masuo (Program Director, Department for Science and Technology System Reform, Japan Science and Technology Agency)

Part 1

Lecture 1: Why Success for Women Now?

MURAKI Atsuko (Visiting Professor, Center for Gender Equality Promotion, Osaka University)

Lecture 2: Women's Points of View Changing Companies

MURAO Kazutoshi (Representative Director and President, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation)

Part 2

Endeavors and Vision of the "Initiative for Realizing Diversity in the Research Environment"

NISHO Shojiro (President, Osaka University)

YONEDA Yoshihiro (Director General/Project Leader, NIBIOHN)

SAWAI Katsuyuki (Executive Officer, Daikin Industries, Ltd.)

Panel Discussion

MURAO Kazutoshi (Representative Director and President, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation)

MURAKI Atsuko (Visiting Professor, Center for Gender Equality Promotion, Osaka University)

Stage appearances by:

YONEDA Yoshihiro (Director General/Project Leader, NIBIOHN)

SAWAI Katsuyuki (Executive Officer, Daikin Industries, Ltd.)

NISHO Shojiro (President, Osaka University)

Coordinator:

KUDOU Mayumi (Executive Vice President, Osaka University/Director, Center for Gender Equality Promotion, Osaka University)

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