Events

[June 27, 2017 in Hiroshima] “Measuring Value of Mobility in the Age of Quality Transport (VOM Project 2017-19)” Kickoff meeting

Hiroshima University Transportation Engineering Lab. hold the new project kickoff meeting. We invite guests from both commercial and academic worlds to discuss what kind of approach are most effective for the measuring value of mobility in the age of quality transport.

We are looking forward to many people taking this opportunity to attend.

■ Time & Date : 12:50-14:20, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
■ Venue : A1-141, Middle Meeting Room of Engineering, Hiroshima University

■ Language: Japanese/ English (Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.)

■ Participation fee: free

13:30          Opening

13:35          Introduction of VOM Project            Akimasa Fujiwara, Prof., Hiroshima University

14:00          Keynote Speech “Prospects for Smart Future Mobility”

                                                                       Avishai (Avi) Ceder, Prof., Technion-Israel Institute of Tech.

14:45          Keynote Speech “Measuring value of time: theory and practice”

                                                                         Hironori Kato, Prof., Univ. of Tokyo

15:30          Research Presentation “Value of travel time reliability”

                                                                        Makoto Chikaraishi, Assoc. Prof., Hiroshima University

15:50        Research Presentation “Value of driving license ownership based on unmet needs”

                                                                         Noriko Fukui, PhD candidate, Hiroshima University

16:10        Research Presentation “Towards cooperative system between tram and car”

                                                                         Hideki Fujimoto, Hiroshima Electric Railway Co.,Ltd.

16:30          Discussion

17:00          Closing

Contact

Transportation Engineering Lab., IDEC, Hiroshima University

Phone: 082-424-6921

E-mail: oku(at)hiroshima-u.ac.jp*

*Please replace (at) with @


The 108th and 109th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 108th and 109th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017  in the Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University. The seminar is a joint seminar with the Center for Contemporary India Studies at Hiroshima University (HINDAS). Detailed information is as follows. Everyone is welcome.  We look forward to seeing you at the seminar. 

The 108th TAOYAKA Program Seminar 
■ Title: Urban Growth in Himalaya: Understanding the Process and Options for Sustainable Development  (Abstract)
■ Date & Time: Saturday, June 17, 2017; 14:00 – 15:30
Speaker: Dr. Prakash C. Tiwari, Professor of Geography, Kumaun University, India

The 109th TAOYAKA Program Seminar
■ Title: Outmigration, Abandonment of Agricultural Land and Houses and Their Impact on Environment, Economy and Women in Uttarakhand Himalaya  (Abstract)
■ Date & Time:
Saturday, June 17, 2017; 15:30 – 17:00
Speaker: Dr. Bhagwati Joshi, Assistant Professor of Geography, Government Post Graduate College, India

 

For both seminars:

Language: English 
■ Registration:
RSVP by Thursday, June 15  with your name and affiliation 
■ Contact: TAOYAKA Program Office  Email: taoyaka-program (AT) office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (Please replace (AT) with @)  /  Tel: 082-424-6698/ 4697

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Call for Participants: Monitoring Tour in Mitarai, Osakishimojima

As an activity of their Team Project, three of Taoyaka students hold a monitoring tour in Mitarai, Osakishimojima, Hiroshima. The aim of this tour is to get feedback from foreign visitors based on their experience in Mitarai. The method to be used are questionnaire surveys, interviews, experiments with the high technology, volunteer-employed photography & videography.

Please join the tour if you are interested in! The details are as follows.

Dates: May 20-21, 2017

Requirement:

-Foreigners (max. 10 people)

-Ideally, first-time visitors to Mitarai

Purpose:

To discuss your tourism experience in Mitarai

Free of charge:

-Bus transportation (Hiroshima University – Mitarai)

-Accommodation (co-ed dormitory)

-Guide tour

-Kimono Wearing (ladies only)

*Participants need to pay their own meals and buy travel insurance on their own.

Meeting place:

Daigaku Kaikanmae Bus Stop, Hiroshima University

How to apply:

Please send an email to julungwangi*yahoo.com (please replace * with @)

Subject → Monitoring Tour

Mail body → write your name, nationality, occupation, age, phone number and residential address

Application period: until April 19, 2017

 

Briefing Sessions for Applicants

Information Sessions

Please contact us for registration with your name, affiliation and contact information by April 24.

1)

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: English

2)

Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: Japanese

*Note: Attendees can attend via skype. Please register by April 24.

Contents:
Overview of Program, Entrance Examination, Q&A

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Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University

E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp   *Please replace [a] with @.

The 102nd TAOYAKA Program Seminar

We are pleased to announce you of holding the following seminar.

We are looking forward to see you at the venue.

■ Title :Internet of Things and Their Applications for morning Infrastructure and Health Prediction
■ Date : 15:00-16:30, Tuesday, February 28, 2017 
■ Venue : 105 Lecture Room, Faculty of  Engineering, Hiroshima University
■ Lecturer :Dr. Kota Slomon Raju(CSIR-CEERI, India) 
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons: Students and Teachers
■ Contact: Taoyaka Program Technical Creation Course Office
E-mail: taoyaka-tech-sect{at}ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp Please replace{at}with @.
TEL: 082-424-4597

102nd Taoyaka Program Seminar Poster

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Onsite Team Project Final Presentation will be held on Feb 6th, 2017

Current D4 Taoyaka students have been working on “Onsite Team Project” since April 2016.
The project will be completed in this February. They will make a final presentation as follow:

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Time and Date: Monday, February 6th, 10:30-12:00
Venue: IDEC Large Conference Room

Presenters: D4 students

NGUYEN THANH QUAN  – Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation
NOVI SYAFTIKA  – Graduate School of Engineering
TEGUH NUR ROHMAN – Graduate School of Biosphere

Topic: Revitalization of Kita-Hiroshima Town by Eco-Tourism

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The 94th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 94th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as below.

Title: What does Empowerment Mean? ~from 10-years-experience of projects in South India
Lecturer: Ms. Kyoko Maekawa, Deputy Secretary General/Project Manager, Mura no Mirai
Date/Time: 16.20-17.50, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Venue: B204, Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University (1-2-3 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima, 739-8522)
           *We changed the venue from B251 to B204.
Language: English

The seminar is open to public, and prior registration is not required.

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(Dec 22nd) Onsite Team Project, Interim report will be held

Current D4 Taoyaka students have been working on “Onsite Team Project” since this April.
They will have Interim report for their project.

Date & Time: 09:00-10:00 Thursday, 22nd December
Venue: Large Conference Room, IDEC

Presenters:
NOVI SYAFTIKA (Technical: Graduate School of Engineering)
TEGUH NUR ROHMAN (Technical: Graduate School of Biosphere Science )
NGUYEN THANH QUAN (Social: Graduate School of International Development and Cooperation)

Topic: Revitalization of Kita-Hiroshima Town by Eco-Tourism
Language: English

Onsite Team Project is a class specially designed for Taoyaka Program.
Taoyaka students with diverse backgrounds bring together their respective specialist knowledge to try to resolve multicultural coexistence issues.

Contact:
TAOYAKA Program Office, Tel: 082-424-4696
taoyaka-program{at}office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace {at} with @.)
The seminar is open to the public. Participation as walk-in basis, but please contact the following to secure a place

(Nov 28) The 4th TAOYAKA Program International Symposium will be held

We are happy to announce that the 4th TAOYAKA Program International Symposium will be held at Hiroshima University on Monday, 28 November, 2016. The theme of the symposium will be “On-site Education for Global Understanding: Graduate School Programs and IYGU 2016.” We will invite Prof. Benno Werlen, the Exective Director of IYGU who is well known for his contribution to the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU).

We also invite two professors from other graduate school programs; Prof. Tetsukazu Yahara,  Progream Coordinator of Graduate Education and Research Training program in Decision Science for a sustainable society, Kyusyu University and Prof. Kohei Okamoto, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University. All those who are interested are invited to attend!

The 4th TAOYAKA Program International Symposium
“On-site Education for Global Understanding: Graduate School Programs and IYGU2016”

Date & Time: 11:00-17:00, Monday, 28 November, 2016
Venue: Library Hall, Central Library, Hiroshima University 
1-2-2, Kagamiyama, Higashi Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, 739-8512
Language: Simultaneous interpretation provided (English/Japanese)
Registration: Contact us for registration with your name, affiliation by 24 November, 2016
Contact: Taoyaka Program Office
                 Email: taoyaka*hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (replace*with@)

Program (update 11/25)

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(Nov.11) The 82nd TAOYAKA Program seminar “IBM Japan, Ltd.”

Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar.
This seminar is co-hosted with “the 29th Consortium jinzai seminar” at Global career design center at Hiroshima University.

■ Date: Friday, November  18, 2016
■ Time: 14:35-16:05
■ Venue: 3F, M Building, The First Meeting Room, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University
■ Title: Technology Strategy and Work style at global enterprise -for future leaders-
■ Speaker: Ms. Rieko Kataoka, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Japan, Ltd. Tokyo Laboratory
■ Language: Japanese, Interpretation into English is provided

How does Information Technology change the world?
The speaker Rieko Kataoka will talk about the the latest technology”IBM Watson” and its work application example.
IBM Waston makes it possible to understand the things deeply and make a decision more appropriately.
IBM called the system of Watson technology using the artificial intelligence, “Cognitive computing”.
She would like to introduce the research and development at IBM Group company and Technology Strategy and Work style at global enterprise .

■ Registration: Required, Please send your name and affiliation to Taoyaka Program Office
■ Contact: TAOYAKA program office
Tel: 082-424-4696
Email: taoyaka-program★office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please  replace ★ with @)


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