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3rd OPENeD Symposium: Promoting Gender Diversity in the Era of COVID-19

2020-12-14 (Mon) -

Overview

Osaka University was the only institute selected for the 2018 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) "Initiative for the Implementation of the Diversity Research Environment (National Network Core Institute)." Since the 2018-19 academic year, the university has constructed Progressive Initiatives of Empowering Network for Diversity (OPENeD) in order to realize an inclusive society in which every individual has an active role to play regardless of gender. OPENeD consists of 159 institutes in the fields of higher education, research institutes, and businesses as of October 2020.

In this symposium, we will conduct interim reviews and discuss promoting gender diversity in this era of COVID-19. We hope you’ll join us.

Date and time

Monday, December 14, 2020 – 13:30~16:30 (This symposium will be held online.)

Intended for

Anyone interested in the topic of this symposium may participate.

Content of the symposium

I. Plenary lectures

• Keynote lecture

"Driving Beauty Innovation Through Diversity," SHIMATANI Yoichi (Representative Director/Executive Vice President/Chief Innovation Officer, Shiseido Company, Limited)

• Lectures

“It’s Time to Make Great Strides in Gender Diversity!" FUKUCHI Toshiyuki (Vice President, IBM Japan, Ltd.) (Cooperative Institute)

"The 5th Basic Plan for Gender Equality and Proposals by Young People," MUROFUSHI Kimiko (President, Ochanomizu University) (Organizing University)

II. Panel Discussion

• Panelists

FUKUCHI Toshiyuki (Vice President, IBM Japan, Ltd.) (Cooperative Institute) 

MUROFUSHI Kimiko (President, Ochanomizu University) (Organizing University)

NISHIO Shojiro (President, Osaka University) (General Manager, OPENeD)

KOJIMA Asuna (President, Mainichi Shimbun Publishing Inc.)

HATAOKA Miyo (1st year, Human-Environmental Sciences, Human Life and Environmental Sciences, Ochanomizu University)          

UESAKA Ayaka (Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Center for Mathematical Modeling and Data Science, Osaka University)

• Moderator

KUDO Mayumi (Executive Vice President) (responsible for the implementation of OPENeD)

III. Closing lecture

"Moving Towards the Implementation of Gender Diversity," MURAKI Atsuko (Guest Professor, Tsuda University/Visiting Professor, Osaka University Center for Gender Equality Promotion)

How to apply

Applications must be made in advance. (Participation is free.)

Please apply via the Progressive Initiatives of Empowering Network for Diversity (OPENeD) website.

https://www.opened.network/notice/news-0021/ (link in Japanese)

Application period

Applications accepted until Friday, December 4, 2020

Contact

Regarding the content of the symposium

Office for the 3rd OPENeD Symposium (inside the Osaka University Center for Gender Equality Promotion)

Email: info[at]opened.network

Regarding applications, email invites, and live broadcast of the symposium

Mainichi Kikaku Service Co., Ltd

Email: openedtoi[at]mainichi-ks.co.jp

(Please replace [at] with @ when contacting these addresses.)

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