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5th Gender Equality Seminar -- "Transforming our Campuses into places where Gender is Never an Issue"

2011-12-12 (Mon) 1:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Osaka University's Diversity Promotion Committee and Gender Equality Promotion Office are jointly holding a symposium on Monday, December 12 under the theme of "Transforming our Campuses into places where Gender is Never an Issue."  In order to develop a greater understanding of the challenge in accomplishing this goal, participants will discuss the topic from a variety of angles.

All interested persons are encouraged to attend. Please plan to attend if at all possible.


  • 1:30 p.m. -- Opening greetings, HIRANO Toshio, President, Osaka University
  • 1:40 p.m. --  Keynote Speech "Directions of Gender Equality on Campus in the Future," KUBO Maki, Vice president, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, former Director of the National Women's Education Center
  • 2:30 p.m. -- Report "Approaches of Gender Equality at Osaka University, " YORIMOTO Yuiki, Chief, Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka Unviersity
  • 2:50 p.m. -- Break
  • 3:00 p.m. -- Panel discussion
  • 4:00 ~ 4:10 p.m. -- Closing remarks, OYAMA Shinnosuke, Trustee, Osaka University, Director, Diversity Promotion Committee


  • KUBO Maki
  • UYAMA Hiroshi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
  • SHINOHARA Miki, Associate professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
  • OBINO Chitose, Principal, Nursery School Takenoko, Osaka University
  • UNISUGA Kiyomi, Principal, Nursery School Makiba, Osaka University
  • NODA Hiroyuki, Specially appointed lecturer Osaka University Hospital
  • M.C.: NAKAMURA Haruki, Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

Date: 2011-12-12 (Mon) 1:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room #1, Convention Center, Suita Campus, Osaka University, 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita
Registration: Registration by email is necessary.
Contact: Osaka University

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