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Symposium 2012

DAY ONE: Friday, December 21 
Opening Comments | 9:00 - 10:15 Symposium Space
Wanglin Yan
Symposium Executive Chair;
Professor, Keio University
Director, Center for Climate Change Adaptation
Welcoming Remarks & Perspectives on the Symposium
Andries Jordaan
Director, Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa, University of the Free State, South Africa
Keynote Speech - Building Resilience in Africa Through Transformation and a Green Economy: Challenges and Oppurtunities
Break | 10:15 - 10:30
Session One | 10:30 - 12:30 Chair: Wanglin Yan Professor, Keio University
Director, Research Center for Climate Change Adaptation

Data, Tools, and Narrative for Adaptation in Northeast Asia

Qian Ye
Professor, Beijing Normal University
Visualization and Decision Support for Climate Risk Reduction
Renchin Tsolmon
Professor, National University of Mongolia
GIS and Remote Sensing for Monitoring and Analysis of Adaptive Development in Mongolia
Sinkyu Kang
Professor, Kangwon National University, Republic of Korea
Assessing socio-ecological vulnerability in Mongolian grasslands
Akihiro Oba
PhD Candidate, Keio University
Framework of Support Systems to Bridge the Gap between Policy and Practice for Early Adaptation to Extreme Weather in Mongolia
Balt Suvdantsetseg
Assistant Professor, National University of Mongolia
Innovative climate change adaptation and practical action for Gobi region of Mongolia
Yingjiu Bai
Project Associate Professor, Keio University
A GIS-based approach to adaptation to regional climate change for decision-making by local government: Case study of Kurihaha in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Lunch | 12:30 - 13:30

Session 2A (Parallel) | 13:30 - 15:15 Chair: Masataka Watanabe Project Professor, Keio University
Director, Research Center for Climate Change Adaptation

Best Practice for Resilience and Adaptation in the Asia Pacific Region

Hiroko Kodaka
Associate Programme Manager, Asia Pacific Adaptation Network
Gaps and needs for climate adaptation in the Asia- Pacific region
Sanjay Vashist
Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA)
Scaling Adaptation through Coordinated Regional Policy in South Asia
Pervaiz Amir and Chaminda Rajapakse
Global Water Partnership - South Asia (GWP-SAS)
Institutional and technical innovation under extreme climate events for resilient and transformation strategy- Floods and Droughts in Pakistan
Akmaral Mukaeva
Environmental Management Program Specialist
The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC)
Adaptation to Climate Change in Central Asia: Needs and Achievements
Ngamindra Raj Dahal
PhD Candidate, Kathmandu University
Climate Change Adaptation Activities in Nepal
Jeongho Lee
Senior Research Fellow (Director of Planning and Cooperation Division), Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change
Korea Adaptatin Center for Climate Change: Achievements and Future Challenges
Xiaojun Deng
Programme Officer for Communications and Development 
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) and its Climate Adaptation Framework
Break | 15:15 - 16:00  
Poster Session | 15:15 - 16:00

Volkov Dmitry
Combined wind and solar power installation with superconductive elements
Kyungsun Lee
Transition toward Sustainable Chemical Industry in Asia: A Socio-technical system approach to Green Chemistry
Jesse Hsu
Building Resiliency through the Repurposing of Spaces and Institutions with Urban Agriculture: Examples from Honolulu, Hawaii
Akihiro Oba
A Framework of Support Systems to Bridge the Gap between Policy and Practice for Early Adaptation to Extreme Weather in Mongolia
Matthew Jones
Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in Japan: A Case Study of Itsukushima Shrine
Muriadi Arip
Flood and Vulnerability to Undernourished Children and Infant/Maternal Mortality: A Case Study in Sambas Regency, Indonesia
Obed Milton Simamora
Land-use change of small scale registered-land in Indonesia: A study in Bantul Regency
Shuichi Okabayashi
Study of FFPI Prediction Model for Future Food Security - A Neural Network Prediction System
Junjie Xue
The Impacts of Sidewalk Vendors on Urban Amenity in the Cities of China
Yupeng Zhu
Development of Public-participated environmental pollution prevention system in China
Qiming Qin
An Economic Framework for the Construction of Eco-Smart City in Shenzhen of China: A Comparative Study with Yokohama City, Japan
Li Yuan
Research on the Policy of Agriculture Non-point Source Pollution Problem in the Taihu Coastal Area in Suzhou City of China: A Comparative Study with Biwa Lake, Japan
Lin Yun Chu
Impacts of Gentrificaiton on Sustainable Development in Urban Planning: Case Study in Taichung City, Taiwan
Shenyan Zhang
The relationship between wetland ecosystem restoration and the Elaphurus Davidianus reintroduction
Wenbo Chen
The Tibet Sketch Book - Himalayan Fieldwork in 2012

Session 2B (Parallel) | 16:00 - 17:30 Chair: Wanglin Yan 
 Professor, Keio University

Bridging the Gap Between Policy & Action for Resilience and Transformation

Tokutaro Hiramoto
Senior Consultant, Emerging and BoP Markets Consulting Group, Nomura Research Institute
Guest Professor, Meiji University (BoP Business)
Part-time lecturer, Miyagi University (CSR, BoP Business)
Adaptation Programs in International Organizations for Developing Countries (in Japanese)
Yosuke Nakayama
Chief, Global Environmental Affairs Office, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Industrial Assistance Programs in Japan for Developing Countries
Yoshitomo Mori
Deputy Director, Research and Information Office, Policy and Coordination Division, Global Environment Bureau, Japan Ministry of the Environment
Measures to produce National Adaptation Plan to climate change in Japan
Sosuke Tanaka 
Unit Chief, Research/ Coordination Section
Japan Reconstruction Agency
Issues and Actions in Post 3.11 Reconstruction for Resilience and Transformation (in Japanese)
Masaki Takahashi
CEO, Kesennuma Shokai
Public Debate on Seawall Construction in Kessennuma City (in Japanese)
Ranjith Perera
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University
Urban Environmental Management Program, Asian Institute of Technology
Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience Attributes in Local Development Plans for the Adaptation to Climate Change induced flooding: A study based on the local plan of Shah Alam City, Malaysia
Andries Jordaan
Director, Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa, University of the Free State, South Africa
Guest Commentary
Session 3 (Parallel) | 13:30 - 15:15

Chair: Yasushi Ikeda

Will Galloway

 Professor, Keio University

Project Assistant Professor, Keio University

Resilience and Adaptation as Oppurtunity in Architecture and Urban Design 

Daniel Aldrich
Associate Professor, Purdue University
Social Infrastructure and Resilience
Andrew Brose
Architect, MASS - Kigali Office
Empowering Architecture
Hironori Matsubara
Associate Professor, Keio University
3 Resiliencies for Architecture at a Time of Acute Change - The ACADEX Primary School project in R.D. Congo
Vo Trong Nghia
Director, Vo Trong Nghia Co., Ltd.
Sustainable Construction in Vietnam
Tsukasa Ishizawa
Architect, Takenaka Corporation
City in a Garden - Sustainable Projects in Singapore

Break | 15:15 - 16:00 

Panel discussion | 16:00 - 17:30 
Hiroto Kobayashi
Professor, Keio University
Guest Commentary 

Special Session | 19:00 - 21:00 Chair: Kit Weddle

Tohoku Planning Forum
European President of CASLE

Tohoku Planning Forum Event

Andrew DeWit
Professor, Rikkyo University
Renewable Energy and The Political Economy of Japan
Will Galloway + Wanglin Yan
Project Assistant Professor + Professor, Keio University
Reconstruction, Energy and Community - Precedents for Japan
Christian Dimmer
Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo
Grass-root Initiatives for ALternative Energy Futures in Germany

DAY TWO: Saturday, December 22
Session 4 | 9:00 - 12:00 Chair: Shinano Hayashi
Deputy Director, Natural Resources Management Group, IGES

Best Practices in Community-Based Energy Innovation

Harutoshi Funabashi
Professor, Hosei University
Opportunities and Challenges for Development of Community Based Renewable Energy (in Japanese)
Taihei Shibata
Manager, Smart Community Section, City of Kitakyushu
Planning and Practice: Citizen Participation in Electricity Saving and Generation
Akira Taniguchi
Ohisama Energy
Innovation and Achievement With Small Community-Based Renewable Energy Projects (in Japanese)
Shoji Yo
Graduate of EI Course, Keio University
A new business model based on connections between generations for market penetration of photovoltaic power systems
Yusuke Matsuo
Policy Researcher, Program Management Office, Institute of Global Environmental Strategy (IGES)
Green Gift: A Pragmatic Measure for Drastic Diffusion of renewable energy
Manjushree Banerjee
Associate Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute, India
Achieving Universal Access To Modern Energy- A Case Of Community Based Renewable Energy Project In India
Arieta Gonelevu
Senior Project Officer, Oceania Regional Office Energy, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Fiji
Marshall Islands in terms of rural and outer islands electrification through solar home systems
Tomoki Kobayashi
PhD Candidate, Keio Unversity
GIS Based Potential Assessment and Action Support

Session 5 | 13:00 - 16:00

Chair: Hikaru Kobayashi

 Professor, Keio University

The Reality of Environmental Risk and Redevelopment in Damaged Areas

Kazuhiro Watanabe
Chairperson, Tsuchiyu-Onsen Tourist Association
Reconstruction After Nuclear Disaster and the Creation of Local Power Plants (in Japanese)
Kazutoshi Tanoue
Deputy Mayor, Minamata City, Kumamoto
Recovering From The Environmental Pollution Disaster in Minamata (in Japanese)
Yoshiki Saratani
Mayor, Totsukawa Village, Nara
Reconstruction and Recovering From A Typhoon (in Japanese)
Tomoyuki Furutani
Associate Professor, Keio University
Technical Support for the Recovery of Radiated Areas in Fukushima
Kazunori Tanji
Assistant Professor, Keio University
Supporting the Restoration of Agriculture in the Rumor Damaged Area of Fukushima City (in Japanese)
Misato Uehara
Assistant Professor, Shinshu University
Could Ecological Planning Data From the 1980 Land Agency Report Have Prevented the Disaster of Fukushima Nuclear Plants in the Wake of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami 
Renato Cesar Sato
Assistant Professor, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Environmental vulnerability in São Paulo (Brazil) Megacity: The transportation problem 
Shinano Hayashi
Deputy Director, Natural Resources Management Group, Adaptation Team, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Financial Support for Natural Disaster/ Climate Change Affected Areas: An Innovative Approach
Break | 16:00 - 16:30
Session 6 | 16:30 - 17:30

Chair: Wanglin Yan

 Professor, Keio University

Discussion for Further Collaboration

Wanglin Yan
Professor, Keio University
Report on Session 1
Masataka Watanabe
Project Professor, Keio University
Chair of the Asia Pacific Adaption Network (APAN)
Report on Session 2A
Wanglin Yan
Professor, Keio University
Report on Session 2B
Yasushi Ikeda
Professor, Keio University
Report on Session 3
Shinano Hayashi
Deputy Director, IGES
Report on Session 4
Hikaru Kobayashi
Professor, Keio University
Report on Session 5 
Kit Weddle
Chair, Tohoku Planning Forum
Report on Special Session 
Final Discussion With All Participants
Closing Remarks | 17:30 - 18:00
Closing Party and Newworking Event

   | 19:00 - 21:00

 Faculty Lounge