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Staff Development Lectures -- The Role of University Staff in Future Research Promotion & University-Industry Cooperation

2010-9-8 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The 2010 Osaka University Staff Development (SD) lectures dealing with challenges facing the university, a lecture and panel discussion regarding research promotion & university-industry staff development will be held on Wednesday, September 8.

This staff development seminar aims to expand occupational fields and inspire university staff into  thinking of fields and ways in which they can be active in research promotion & university-industry cooperation. Cases at other universities promoting cross-functional advanced approaches will be presented.

Venue: Large Conference Room, 3rd floor, Icho Hall, Suita Campus, Osaka University

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There is no fee for attending.

Intended for: University office workers who are involved or interested in research promotion & university-industry cooperation and persons related to university-industry-government cooperation

Sponsored by: Osaka University

Organized by: Administration Bureau

In cooperation with: Office for University-Industry Collaboration


1:00 p.m. -- Greetings from organizers

BABA Akio,  Assistants to the President, University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University

1:05 p.m. -- Special lecture

"Competence Development of University Staff involved in Research and Management" (tentative title), YAMAMOTO Shin-ichi, Professor, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University

1:50 p.m. -- Break

2:00 p.m. -- Panel discussion

"The Role of University Office Workers in Research Promotion & University-Industry Cooperation"

Panelists (in alphabetical order by surname)

  • ITOU Shin, Professor, Center for Innovation and Intellectual Property, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • NAKATANI Yoshihiko, Director, Professor, Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University
  • SUZUKI Kenta,  Manager, University-Industry Cooperation Team, Academic Information Department, Shizuoka University

Facilitator: BABA Yuji, Project Leader, Chief Researcher,  Japan Association for the Advancement of Research Cooperation

3:50 p.m. -- Summary

SUZUKI Tatsuya, Director, Department of Research Promotion, Administration Bureau, Osaka University

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

Other persons are requested to send your (1) organization name, (2) job title, (3) name, (4) questions (if any) by email to the address below. Please designate the subject as "Application for SD Lectures".

Date: 2010-9-8 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration: Registration by email is necessary.
Contact: Intellectual Property Section, University-Industry Collaboration Division, Department of Research Promotion

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