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Discuss Cultivation of Global Human Resource of Japan Through Foreign Perspectives -Learning from Voice of Oversea Universities and Global Corporates-

2017-11-21 (Tue) 10:30 - 17:00

As international competition intensifies in both business and academic world, cultivation of global human resources is urged. This symposium will discuss how to cultivate human resources capable of exercising their ability in diverse worlds by analyzing the strengths, weaknesses, and specialties of cultivation of global human resources at Japanese companies and universities.

Time and Date

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:30 ~ 17:00


3rd Floor, Plaza Heisei International Conference Hall, Tokyo International Exchange Center

(2-2-1 Aomi, Koto, Tokyo, 135-8630)


Yurikamome Line, 3 min. walk from East Exit of Fune no Kagakukan Station
Rinkai Line, 15 min. walk from B Exit of Tokyo Teleport Station
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10:00 -- Opening
10:30 ~ 10:40 -- Japan Student Services Organization Opening Speech
10:40 ~ 10:45 -- Osaka University Opening Speech
10:45 ~ 11:20 -- Keynote Speech 1

Speaker: Loh Pui Wah (Director, Career Attachment Office, Nanyang Technological University)

11:20 ~ 12:10 -- Panel Discussion 1 (Guest MC: Ayako Kisa)

"What we realized for the first time by participating in the Coupling Internship (CIS) Program"

(Overseas Team) Participants of the Internship at overseas Japanese companies
• Risty Hidayanti, Indonesia University
• Kanaka Himabindu Pottumuth, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
• Thanapha Srisawangwong, Kasetsart University
• Yeon Jun Lin, Nanyang Technological University

(Japanese Team) Participants of internships at overseas Japanese companies
• Sun Yining and Shota Kotegawa, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
• Hiroaki Takei and Haruka Ashida, School of Foreign Studies, Osaka University

12:10 ~ 13:00 -- Break
13:10 ~ 14:20 -- Special Speaker: Soichiro Tahara
14:20 ~ 14:55 -- Keynote Speech 2

Speaker: Haruka Ikawa (General Manager, AI Solution Unit, ChAS & Life Science Project Operations Chiyoda Corporation)

14:55 ~ 15:15 -- Break
15:15 ~ 15:45 -- Report and Overview of the CIS

Yoshikazu Yokoe (Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University)

15:45 ~ 16:45 -- Panel Discussion 2 (MC: Kazuhiro Ito, Osaka University)

"What is really necessary for Global Human Resource: Aiming for collaboration in cultivation of human resource beyond industry-academia and borders”
・Panittha Chankasem, OTC Daihen Asia 
・Haruka Ikawa, Chiyoda Corporation
・Chon Goh Mei, Nanyang Technological University 
・Abhay Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
・Melanie David, De La Salle University
・Kosaku Dairokuno, Meiji University

16:45 ~ 16:50 -- Closing Speech

Supported by

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan; Koto City

Co-sponsored by

Takahashi Industrial and Economic Research Foundation

Organized by

Center for the Project to Create Research and Educational Hubs for Innovative Manufacturing in Asia, Osaka University, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)


Please register in advance at the URL below. You can also register by phone at the number listed below. (Mon-Fri, 10:00~12:00 & 13:00~16:00)


11-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047
Symposium Office, Center for the Project to Create Research and Educational Hubs for Innovative, Manufacturing in Asia at Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University

TEL/FAX: 06-6879-8695 / E-mail:

Date: 2017-11-21 (Tue) 10:30 - 17:00

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