[19 Sep] SciREX Online One-day Summer School 2020: Call for participants

SciREX hold every year the “SUMMER CAMP” in collaboration with its six core universities Hitotsubashi Univ, Kyoto Univ, Osaka Univ, Kyushu Univ, Grips and UTokyo to offer an excellent opportunity by discussing common themes, exchange views and perspectives, and interact with other participants having diverse academic backgrounds. It also aims at promoting network formation among research students in different universities. This year, due to the Covid-19 prevention, one-day SUMMER SCHOOL 2020 will be organized instead by Zoom online.

Date & Time: 10:00-17:30, Saturday, 19 September, 2020
Language: Japanese with Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation service
Fee: Free
Venue: ZOOM online webinar
Registration: Through the application form : Note that your request for the luncheon topic may not always be accepted.
Application deadline: Tuesday, 15 September, 2020
Contact: Scirex-center@grips.ac.jp

—- Schedule —-
10:00-12:10 Lecture 1 “Development of EBPM”
MC: SUMIKURA Koichi, Professor, GRIPS
Lecturers: ARIMOTO Tateo, Adjunct Professor, GRIPS; KURODA Masahiro, Adjunct Professor, GRIPS, KAWAKAMI Koji, Professor, Kyoto University; SANO Wataru, Professor, Kyoto University

12:10-13:00 BREAK: Lunch-time Sessions (12:15-12:55), inviting government officials; if interested, select the topic you wish to participate on the registration form.

Topic 1: “European Countries’ Science and Technology Policies: What Japan can learn from the European countries that make policies beyond the country borders”
Lecturer: IWABUCHI Hideki, Director, International Nuclear and Fusion Energy Affairs Division, Research and Development Bureau, MEXT (Former Counsellor, Mission of Japan to the EU)

Topic 2: “Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in a Changing Era (focusing on the new corona virus disease) ”
Lecturer: NAKAZAWA Keita, Planning Director, Bureau of Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

Topic 3: “Science, Innovation, and Diplomacy/Security: in cases of quantum technology, AI, and Cybersecurity”
Lecturer: UEDA Mitsuyuki, Counsellor, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC), Cabinet Secretariat

13:00-15:00 Lecture 2 “Innovation Creation in Local Areas”
Lecturers: NAGATA Akiya, Professor, Kyushu University ETO Manabu, Professor, Hitotsubashi University

15:00-15:15 BREAK

15:15-17:15 Lecture 3 “Evidence to Make Decisions for Crisis Governance and Communication”
Lecturers: SHIROYAMA Hideaki, Professor, University of Tokyo MATSUO Makiko, Project Associate Professor, University of Tokyo HIRAKAWA Hideyuki, Professor, Osaka University YAGI Ekou, Professor, Osaka University

17:30-19:30 Networking (Optional): The participants can have free discussions on their concerns and research. [Students’ presentations]: Students will have an opportunity (casual, not formal) to make 1-2 paged power point presentations, including their self-introductions. If you wish to make such a presentation, please check mark the item on the registration form. It would be a good opportunity to have comments from the faculty members and students of other universities.