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4th Osaka University Gender Equality Symposium -- Promoting Work-Life Balance at the University

2010-12-10 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. -

Date & Time: Friday, December 10, 2010, 1:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Sponsored by: Gender Equality Promotion Office, Headquarters for Diversity Promotion, Osaka University

Venue: Lecture Room #110, Building A, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Suita Campus, Osaka University

Program

Chairperson: YORIMOTO Yuiki, Director, Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka University

  • 1:30 - 1:40 p.m. -- Opening greetings from WASHIDA Kiyokazu, President, Osaka University
  • 1:40 - 2:10 p.m. -- Keynote Speech, "Promoting Work-life Balance at the University", BANDO Kumiko, Director-General, Lifelong Learning Policy Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 2:10 - 2:20 p.m. -- Break
  • 2:20 - 2:50 p.m. -- Lecture: "Gender Equality based on Data", KAWAGUCHI Akira, Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University
  • 2:50 - 3:10 p.m. -- Report, "Gender Equality Approach at Osaka University", YORIMOTO Yuiki, Director, Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka University
  • 3:10 - 3:45 p.m. -- Report, "Researcher Support System and Work-life Balance"
  • 3:45 - 3:55 p.m. -- Break
  • 3:55 - 4:35 p.m. -- Panel discussion, "Approaches to Work-life Balance at Universities"

Panelists

  • BANDO Kumiko
  • KAWAGUCHI Akira
  • OHNO Yuko, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • SHINOHARA Miki, Associate professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
  • M.C.: MATSUSHIGE Hisakazu, Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University
    • 4:35 - 4:45 p.m. -- Closing remarks by YORIMOTO Yuiki, Director, Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka University
    • 4:50 p.m. -- After-seminar Party
    Venue: Restaurant Takumi

    After the program finishes, there will be an informal party at the campus restaurant Takumi.

    Participation fee: ¥2,000 (Students may attend at no cost.)

    If you would like to attend this symposium, please inform the organizer (see email address below) of your intention by email or fax by Tuesday, November 30.

    If you would like to attend the party after the symposium, please note that as well.

    How to apply:

    Registration by email or by fax is required.

    Osaka University staff are required to apply to the staff in charge of seminars at their school.

    For more information, contact: Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka University

    Tel: 06-6879-4405

    Fax: 06-6879-4406

    Email: geoffice@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

    For additional information, please go here.


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