IIASA Seminar

Exploring Future Collaboration with the Japanese Research Community

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) was founded in October 1972 as a non-governmental and international research organisation conducting policy-oriented research. After the easing of strained relationships between East and West in 1990s, IIASA started to focus its research on solving global scale problems mainly in the field of systems analysis, including collaborative research with Japanese research institutes.

Taking the opportunity of a visit to Japan by Dr. Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer and Nebojasa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director General of IIASA, the Japan Committee for IIASA, together with the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), organised a seminar to publicise IIASA’s recent research activities and to discuss the possibility to expand collaboration with the Japanese research community.

Date & Time Monday, 13 October 2014, 13:30-17:00
Venue Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall, United Nations University 5F
United Nations University 5-53-70 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Japan 150-8925 »access
Organisers The Japan Committee for IIASA
United Nations University Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
Co-organiser Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Collaborators Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Research Institute for Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP), Japan Environmental Sanitation Center
Languages English /Japanese with simultaneous interpreting
Participants Approx. 70
Documents
Programme and Presentation Materials
13:30 Opening Remarks
Yoichi Kaya, Chair of the Japan Committee for IIASA
Welcome Remarks
Soichiro Seki, Vice Minister for Global Environment, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
 
13:45 Keynote Speech1 “INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED SYSTEMS ANALYSIS IIASA ..and Japan – IIASA collaboration”
Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer, IIASA
PDF (2.8MB)
Keynote Speech2 “Science and Innovation for a Sustainable Future”
Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Senior Vice Rector, United Nations University/Japan Committee member for IIASA
PDF (1.2MB)
14:45 Break  
15:15 Panel Discussions
17:00 Closing  
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