Nagoya University Global COE Program: From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies


Interenational Conferences

[Main Organizer] International Conference 2012 on
Nagoya University Global COE Program
"Progress in Clinical Environmental Studies for Asia"


2012.2.27(Mon), 28(Tue)
Lecture Hall, Building of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University


Overall Chair of the Symposium: Hiroshi KANZAWA, Professor of Nagoya University


<Session 1: Introduction of GCOE-BCES> 9:45-11:25
1) 9:45-9:50 Introduction : Hiroshi KANZAWA, Professor of Nagoya University
2) 9:50-9:55 Greeting: Michinari HAMAGUCHI, President of Nagoya University
3) 9:55-10:00 Introduction to Global COE Program International Symposium: Hiroyuki SHIMIZU, Professor of Nagoya University
4) 10:00-10:25 Greeting and Introduction of GCOE-BCES: Tetsuzo YASUNARI, Professor of Nagoya University
5) 10:25-11:10 Keynote Speech: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo
6) 11:10-11:25 Questions and Answers


<Session 2: Clinical Environmental Studies in China> 13:00-16:30
Change in the Socio-ecosystem due to Urbanization in China - from Diagnosis to Treatment

1)13:00-13:20 Introduction: Yoshitsugu HAYASHI, Professor of Nagoya University
2)13:20-14:10 China’s Urbanization and Environmental Issues with Special Reference to Water Resources Problems: Changming LIU, Professor/Academician of Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

14:10-14:30 Break

3)14:30-15:00 Changes in Water Environment with Urbanization in North China Plain: Xianfang SONG, Professor of Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
4)15:00-15:20 Recent Trends of Nitrogen Flow with Urbanization in Mega-city Shanghai: Chen LIU, Associate Professor of Nagoya University
5)15:20-15:40 The Change of SATOYAMA System under Urbanization: A Case Study in Japan: Masao TAKANO, Associate Professor of Nagoya University 
6)15:40-16:00 Rural Urbanization and its Impact on Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Yunnan Province, China: Hongyan GU, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow, United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies
16:00-16:30 Discussion
Moderator: Yoshitsugu HAYASHI, Professor of Nagoya University

18:30 Reception at University Restaurant HANANOKI

Tuesday 28. February,
<Session 3: Clinical Environmental Studies in Laos >  9:00-12:00
Future of Eco-friendly Bioresource Use in South East Asia
1) 9:00-9:05 Introduction: Chisato TAKENAKA
2) 9:05-9:35 Diagnosis of Impacts of Eucalyptus Plantation on Local Resource Use and Vegetation -An Attempt of Interdisciplinary Field Survey in Central Laos-: Isao HIROTA, Researcher of Nagoya University
3) 9:35-10:05 Fishermen’s Plantation as a Way of Resource Governance in Japan: Tomohiro OH, Researcher of Nagoya University
4) 10:05-10:35 Influence of Habitat Environment on Growth and Material Quality of Eucalyptus Plantation in Central Laos: Miho KOJIMA, Researcher of Nagoya University

10:35-10:45  Break

5) 10:45-11:35 Basic Condition Essential for the Economic Development and Environmental Conservation - A Case Study of Indonesia-: Abubakar Mohammed LAHJIE, Professor of University of Mulawarman
6) 11:35-12:00 Discussion
Moderator: Tomo'omi KUMAGAI, Associate Professor of Nagoya University


<Session 4: Clinical Environmental Studies in Ise Bay Bioregion> 13:00-14:20
Activities Report on Ise Bay Bioregion in FY 2011
1) 13:00-13:05  Introduction: Hiroyuki SHIMIZU
2) 13:05-13:35 Wood Utilization in Urban Design Aimed at Reproduction of Japanese Forest and Forestry: Yasutoshi SASAKI, Professor of Nagoya University
3) 13:35-14:05 On-site Research Training Reports: Hirokazu KATO, Associate Professor of Nagoya University
4) 14:05-14:20 Key Terms of 'Clinical Environmental Studies' within Multi-disciplinary
Team: Hiromi YAMASHITA, Associate Professor of Nagoya University

<Comments by the advisors> 14:20-14:40
5) 14:20-14:40 Conclusion: Comments by Advisory Board Members
Hans-Peter DÜRR, Emeritus Chairman of Board, Max Planck Institute Physics and Astrophysics
Syukuro MANABE, Senior Scientist of Princeton University
Ernst von WEIZSÄCKER, Co-Chair of International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management

20-minute Break

<Special Session: Integrated Spatial Planning> 15:00-19:00
Possibilities on Integrated Spatial Planning
1) 15:00-15-05 Introduction: Hiroyuki SHIMIZU
2) 15:05-15:50 Regional Planning: Concept, System and Practice in Germany: Jürgen ARING, Professor of University of Kassel
3) 15:50-16:35 Integration of Urban Climate Research in Urban Planning in Germany -
Concept, System and Methods in Practice: Stefanie RÖßLER, Researcher of Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development

10-minute Break

Spatial Planning and Environmental Impacts in Japan
4) 16:45-17:05 Urban Spatial Planning on Climate Adaptation: Yukiko YOSHIDA, Assistant Professor of Nagoya University
5) 17:05-17:25 Urban Planning and Ecological Impact: Yosihiro NATUHARA, Professor of Nagoya University
6) 17:25-17:45 Spatial Planning against TSUNAMI Disaster in Ise Bay Bioregion: Norimi MIZUTANI, Professor of Nagoya University
7) 17:45-18:05 Spatial Planning for Disaster Mitigation: Akito MURAYAMA, Associate Professor of Nagoya University
8) 18:05-19:00 Discussion
Moderator: Kohei OKAMOTO, Professor of Nagoya University

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