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Joint Symposium: The Frontier of Innovative Research in a Creative Technological Society -- What cooperative community research at CEIDS aims at

2013-11-12 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This symposium will introduce innovative environmental research being promoted by Suita City and Osaka University's Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability (CEIDS). Lectures and panel discussions will be held on ways science, technology, and research are contributing to energy efficiency and low-carbon societies as well as on future challenges and the significance of exchange between academic researchers and policy makers.

There is no charge for attending this seminar.

Seating capacity of the venue:120

How to apply:
Send your name and affiliation to event_register@ceids.osaka-u.ac.jp.

For more information, contact: Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability Office, Osaka University

Program

M.C.: KURIMOTO Shuji, Specially Appointed Professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University
1:00 -- Greetings, KAKESHITA Tomoyuki, Director, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University; Dean, Graduate School of Engineering
1:10 -- Greetings, INOUE Tetsuya, Mayor, Suita City
1:20 -- Keynote Speech: "Direction of Science and Technology Policies," SAKAKIBARA Yuji, Director, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2:00 -- Lecture 1: "What is Meso-space Research that CEIDS aim at? -- Challenges clarified from questionnaire surveys jointly conducted with local governments," HARA Keishiro, Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University
2:30  -- Lecture 2: "Scenario for Popularizing the Idea of Recyclable Energy in Suita City and its Simulation," NOMAGUCHI Yutaka, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University; KISHITA Yusuke, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University
3:00  -- Lecture 3: "Constructing of Resource-Recovery Sewage Plants," SODA Satoshi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Break
3:40  -- Lecture 4: "Research in and Implementation of Energy Efficiency at Osaka University," SHIMODA Yoshiyuki, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
4:10  -- Lecture 5: "Conceiving a vision for the future with an eye to the next seven generations," UWASU Michinori, Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University
4:50 -- Panel discussion: "The Intersection of Scholarship and Policies -- Research Frontier based on Cooperation between Universities and Local Governments"
Panelists

  • HAZAMA Noriio, Manager, Environment Department, Suita city
  • SAIJO Tatsuyoshi, Professor, Kochi University of Technology; Specially appointed professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University
  • YAGI Eko, Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

6:00 -- Closing remarks, YAMANAKA Shinsuke, Vice director, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability, Osaka University; Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Date: 2013-11-12 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored: CEIDS, Suita City
Venue: Conference Room 3, 2nd floor, Convention Center, Suita campus, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is required.
Contact: Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability
event_register@ceids.osaka-u.ac.jp

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