Date & Time

10 December 2018, 10:00-17:30


Symposium Hall, International Science Innovation Building (West Building) 5F, Yoshida campus, Kyoto University
Bldg. #69 on the map that can be downloaded from the link below


What's New

3 December 2018, Keynote Speaker Profiles have been updated.
29 November 2018, The keynote speaker lecture topics are now confirmed. Please check our updated program.
26 November 2018, Program has been updated.
14 November 2018, New website was released.

Short Summary

7th International Symposium organized by the Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability at Kyoto University aims at bringing together students and scholars in their latest academic research and knowledge to facilitate wider public discussion on solving global issues toward achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

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Concept Poster / Flyer Program

Keynote Speaker Profiles

Gerald Singh, University of British Columbia (UBC)

Michal Shinwell, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Ilan Chabay, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam

Gernot Stoeglehner, University of Natural Resource and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)


Session 1 Session 2 Session 3

Scientific Committee

HANAFUSA, Tomoki(Student Organizer)

IWASAKI, Shoko(Student Organizer)

MYASOEDOV, Fedor(Student Organizer)

TSUCHIDA, Ryo(Student Organizer)

WATANABE, Ayaka(Student Organizer)

IKEDA, Yuichi(GSAIS Professor)

TAKARA, Kaoru(GSAIS Professor)

YAMASHIKI, Yosuke(GSAIS Professor)


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Free of charge, but advance registration is required (until 5 December 2018) Please register online at the following web site:

Those who did not register online until 5 December 2018 but wish to participate in the symposium can register on the day of the symposium

Organized by
the Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies
in Human Survivability (GSAIS/ Shishu-kan), Kyoto University

About the Organizers

The Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (GSAIS/ Shishukan) runs a 5-year PhD program aiming to raise young future leaders who can find novel solutions to complex social issues such as climate change, resource depletion, biodiversity loss, poverty, and inequality, food security, population pressure, the spread of infectious diseases, etc. Human Survivability Studies is an integrated academic field that aims to integrate knowledge or wisdom from individual disciplines related to the survival of mankind and global society. Our final goal is to contribute to the creation of a sustainable future for humanity.