International Symposiums

Once a year, the Shishu-kan organizes a symposium where famous researchers from around the world are invited to share their ideas and their latest research findings.

The 6th SYMPOSIUM, 2017

December 2017 The 6th International Symposium on Human Survivability
Bridging the Divide Between Science and Culture: The Role of Human Survivability Studies
DATE :
7 December 2017
 
VENUE:
Symposium Hall, International Science Innovation Building (West Building) 5F, Yoshida campus, Kyoto University
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The 5th SYMPOSIUM, 2016

November 2016 The 5th International Symposium on Human Survivability
Disasters and Human Survivability: Enhancing Resilience to Risks Threatening the Future of Humanity
DATE :
November 21-22, 2016
 
VENUE:
Kyoto University Shirankaikan Inamori Hall
Official Website

The 4th SYMPOSIUM, 2015

November 2015 The 4th International Symposium on Human Survivability
The global energy transformation: a quest for solutions from the perspective of human survivability
DATE:
November 19-20, 2015
 
VENUE:
Shishu-kan Lecture Room 2F, Kyoto University Higashi-IshijoKan
Official Website

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The 3rd SYMPOSIUM, 2014

November 2014 The Third Global Collaboration SYMPOSIUM on Human Survivability
-An Initiative of Global Leaders for Human Survivability
DATE: November 21, 2014
VENUE: Shiran-Kaikan, Kyoto University
PosterREPORT

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PROGRAM
13:30-13:50 Opening Remarks (GSAIS, Kyoto University)
13:50-14:00 Guest Speech (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
14:00-14:40 Keynote Lecture Rintaro Tamaki
(Deputy Secretary-General and acting Chief Economist, OECD)
15:00-17:30 Panel Discussion [Facilitator]
Eriko Ishida KAWAI(Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto Univerisity)
[Panelists]
Andrew Jenkins
(Donor Liaison Officer and Coordinater, Impact Assessment Unit (Research and Evaluation Division), BRAC)
David ATCHOARENA
(Director of the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO)
Maki FUKAMI
(President, International Institute of Global Resilience)
Hartwig Hubertus KREMER
(Head of Thematic Environmental Assessment Section, Scientific Assessment Branch, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, UNEP)
Kakoli GHOSH
(Coordinator for Academic and Research Organizations, Office for Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development, FAO)
Yosuke YAMASHIKI
(Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto Univerisity)

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The 2nd SYMPOSIUM, 2013

February 2014 The Second Global Collaboration SYMPOSIUM on Human Survivability
-Messages to the Future Global Leaders from the Front Runners
DATE: February 19, 2014
VENUE: Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall
PosterREPORT

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The 1st SYMPOSIUM, 2012

March 2013 The First Global Collaboration SYMPOSIUM on Human Survivability DATE: March 5, 2013
VENUE: Hotel Granvia Kyoto
PosterREPORT

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