Events

The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs
The 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium


The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs: The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms will be held as follows. This is also the 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium. In this symposium, we host leaders in their respective fields from universities and institutions to intellectually promote and openly discuss our university reforms, enhancement of research, and the development of a new type of collaborative environment centered around the university, together with a collective pursuit of universally effective SDGs. This event is open to all.

Date:Saturday, December 1st, 2018 13:00-17:30
Venue:Lecture Room M401, Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center (Directions)
Language:Japanese and English (Simultaneous translation provided)
Admission:Free (Online registration from the symposium website
Organizer:Hiroshima University Network for Education and Research on Peace and Sustainability, Hiroshima University TAOYAKA Program for Creating a Flexible, Enduring, Peaceful Society
Co-hosted by:The Japan Association of National Universities, Hiroshima University Institute for Higher Education, and United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Endorsed by:Hiroshima Prefecture
Cooperated by:Japan International Cooperation Agency Chugoku Center

Program

▼【Part 1】13:00-14:00
Opening Remark Mitsuo Ochi, President, Hiroshima University
Congratulatory Speech by MEXT Mitsuhiro Ikehara, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
3rd Peace Lecture Marathon
 Honorary Distinguished Professor Award Ceremony
Special Lecture: H. Murat Mercan, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
▼【Part 2】14:20-17:30
Video Message Implementing SDGs Through Universities
Paul Shrivastava, Director, Sustainability Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
Keynote Speech 1 Getting Started with the SDGs in Universities
Tahl Kestin, Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University
Keynote Speech 2 From Agency to Enterprise in American Higher Education
Derrick M. Anderson, Advisor to the President, Office of the President, Arizona State University
Panel Discussion The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms
Moderator:Shinji Kaneko (Professor, Graduate School of Int’l Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University)
Panels:
– Kensuke Ohnishi (Chief Executive Officer, Peace Winds Japan)
– Mariko Nishizawa (Project Coordinator, Peace Promotion Project Team, Hiroshima Prefectural Government)
– Tahl Kestin
– Derrick M. Anderson
– Shinichi Kobayashi (Director, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University)
Closing Remark Yohsuke Yamamoto, Executive and Vice President for Research, Hiroshima University

Contact:Research Planning Office, Hiroshima University
email:ura@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

The 131st/133rd  TAOYAKA program seminar will be held on October 29th as follows.

■ Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, 1F Graduate School for International
Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University

The 131st TAOYAKA program seminar
■ Time: 10:30-12:00
■ Title:Socio-economic Development through Eco-village: A Case Study of Bhardeu Rural Municipality, Nepal
■ Speaker: Dr. Manjeshwori Singh (Nepal Development Research Institute, Program Director )

The 133rd TAOYAKA Program seminar
■ Time: 13:00-14:30
■Title: Food Availability, Consumption Behaviour and Bringing Back “Value” to Food in India
■Speaker: Dr. Sundas Binu and Ms. Divya Pradhan 
(Dr. Binu) University of Delhi, Mirinda House, Assistant professor,
(Ms. Pradhan) University of Delhi, Mata Sundri College, Department of English, Assistant professor 

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The 132nd TAOYAKA program seminar will held on October 15th as follows.

■ Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
■ Time: 16:00-17:30
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School for International
  Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University
■ Title:Current Research and Future Vision of Research
■ Speaker: Dr. Simangan, Dahlia, Postdoctoral Research Fellow,United Nations University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 8th Taoyaka International workshop will be held on October 31.
The title of the workshop is  SUSTAINABLE Agriculture Development in Hilly & Mountainous Regions

Date & Time: 12:50-16:00 Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018
Venue: IDEC Large Conference Room, Hiroshima University

Please see the flyer for the detail schedule and presentation:
Flyer The 8th Taoyaka International Workshop

The 130th TAOYAKA program seminar will held on October 19th as follows.

■ Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
■ Time: 16:30-18:00
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School for International
  Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University
■ Title:The Power and Pathologies of Global Indices
■ Speaker: Dr. Catherine Weaver, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

The 129th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

We will hold the 129th TAOYAKA Program Seminar as follows.

■ Time & Date: 16:00-17:00, Friday, September 7, 2018
■ Venue: 107 Lecture Room, Graduate School of Engineering
■ Theme:Integration of Renewable Energy into the South African Grid: Prospects and Challenges
■ Lecturers:Prof. Komla Agbenyo Folly, University of Cape Town, South Africa
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons:Students and Teachers
■ Contact:Technical Creation Course Office, Hiroshima University
  E-mail:taoyaka-tech-sect★ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp(replace ★ with @)
     電話: 082-424-4597

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Information Sessions for Taoyaka Program Admissions will be held.

Please contact us for registration with your name, affiliation and contact information by October 15.

In addition to General Selection and Transfer Admission into 3rd year, information about Campus Special Admission for April 2019 will be provided as well.

■ Session in English
Date: Monday, October 22th, 2018
Time: 4:20pm – 5:20pm (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

■ Session in Japanese
Date: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Time: 4:20pm – 5:20pm (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)
Facebook Livestreaming available for those who cannot come to the venue.

■ Contents
Program Overview, Entrance Examination, Q&A

■ Contact and registration
taoyaka-program*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
(Replace * with @)

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The 128th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

We will hold the 128th TAOYAKA Program Seminar as follows.

■ Time & Date: 13:00-16:00, Friday, July 20, 2018
■ Venue: A1-141, Graduate School of Engineering
■ Theme:1. Protection and Survivable Control of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Against Malicious,
                    2. Constructive Neural Networks and Applications
■ Lecturers:1. Prof. Kash Khorasani, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
                         2. Dr. Liying Ma, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons:Students and Teachers
■ Contact:Technical Creation Course Office, Hiroshima University
  E-mail:taoyaka-tech-sect★ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp(replace ★ with @)
     電話: 082-424-4597

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The 127th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

We will hold the 127th TAOYAKA Program Seminar as follows.

■ Time & Date: 13:10-17:40, Monday, July 2, 2018
■ Venue: A1-141, Graduate School of Engineering
■ Theme:Power Electronics/
                 1. Switched mode power conversion – an elementary approach (13:10~14:40)
                 2. Generalised Power Electronic Converters – ideas to implementation( 15:00~16:00)
                 3. Switched mode power converters for some high frequency applications(16:10~17:40)
■ Lecturer: Prof. Mainank Sengupta, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIEST, India
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons:Students, Teachers and Publics
■ Contact:Technical Creation Course Office, Hiroshima University
  E-mail:taoyaka-tech-sect★ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp(replace ★ with @)
     電話: 082-424-4597

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(June 21) The 7th International Workshop

The 7th Taoyaka International workshop will be held on June 21.
The title of the workshop is  Building Resilience in Educative Institutions and Cultural Heritage Sites in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Date & Time: 15:00-16:30 Thursday, June 21, 2018
Venue: IDEC Large Conference Room, Hiroshima University

Please see the flyer for the detail schedule and presentation:
Flyer The 7th Taoyaka International Workshop

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