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

BCES

Interenational Conferences

[Main Organizer] GCOE-BCES International Symposium
Establishing Clinical Environmental Studies ― An Asian Perspecvtive ―

Schedule

2013.12.16(Mon)-17(Tue)
Lecture Hall, Building of Environmental Studies

Contents

Organizer

Organizer: Nagoya University Global COE Program “From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies” (GCOE-BCES)
Organizer: Nagoya University Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Under the auspices of The Chunichi Shimbun

Objective

The outcomes of GCOE-BCES, in particular the practice of clinical environmental studies, will be presented to environment researchers, students within and outside of Nagoya University, as well as local stakeholders. Feedback will be made from program advisors and project counterparts to discuss the way of promoting clinical environmental studies further.

Language

English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation (Slides shall be in English; Oral presentation could be either Japanese or English (partly Chinese, which is translated into Japanese))

Program

Day 1: Monday 16 December 2013

Introduction 10:00 –10:30

Chair: Prof Hiroshi Kanzawa, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

・Greetings
  Prof Satoru Kuno, Dean, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 10:00 – 10:05
  Prof Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Leader, GCOE-BCES 10:05 – 10:10

・Attempts to Clinical Environmental Studies at Global COE Program
  Prof Hirokazu Kato, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 10:10 – 10:30

Part I Practice of Clinical Environmental Studies (See Appendix for details)

Chair: Dr Hidenori Nakamura, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Session 1: Life in Laos: A Story of Change and Continuity 10:30 – 11:50

Session 2: Clinical Environmental Studies of Economic Development and Urbanization in China     13:30 – 14:50

Session 3: Clinical Environmental Studies in Ise Bay Bioregion, Japan: Creating the Doctors who Collaborate with Society under the Wide Perspective 14:50 – 16:10

Session 4: Street Wood Deck Project in Nishiki Nichome, Nagoya, Japan 16:30 – 17:50
(Outline reports by researchers, practitioners and forest/town stakeholders; panel discussion with coordinator)

Reception 18:30 –


Day 2: Tuesday 17 December 2013

Part II: Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies: Establishing Approaches from Diagnosis to Treatment 10:00 – 11:40

Chair: Dr Hidenori Nakamura, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

・Methodology of Clinical Environmental Studies
Prof Masao Takano, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 10:00 – 10:20

・Basic Environmental Studies: Temporal Structure of Problems
  Prof Takeshi Nakatsuka, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature 10:20 – 10:40

・Basic Environmental Studies – Space and Planning
Horizontal and Vertical Connectivity of Space and its Adaptive Planning
  Prof Hiroyuki Shimizu, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 10:40 – 11:00

・Commentaries from International Advisory Board members (S. Manabe, E. von Weizsaecker) 11:00 – 11:20

・Commentaries from Counterpart of the projects overseas  11:20 – 11:40


Special Session: Factor Five, Future Earth, and Clinical Environmental Studies at Nagoya University 14:00-16:30

Chair: Prof Hiroshi Kanzawa, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

・Factor Five
Dr Ernst von Weizsaecker, Co-President, Club of Rome 14:00 – 14:30

・Future Earth
Dr Tetsuzo Yasunari, Director-General, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
14:30 – 15:00

・Clinical Environmental Studies at Nagoya University
  Prof Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Leader, GCOE-BCES 15:00 – 15:20

・Panel Discussion  15:30 – 16:30

Part I Practice of Clinical Environmental Studies

Monday 16 December 2013

Session 1: Life in Laos: A Story of Change and Continuity 10:30 – 11:50
・Prof Chisato Takenaka, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University 10:30 – 10:45
"A Diagnosis on Eucalyptus Plantation Forest"
・Dr Isao Hirota, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University 10:45 – 11:00
"Livelihood of Swidden Village under Climate Change"
・Prof Kohei Okamoto, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 11:00 – 11:15
"Urbanization and Suburban Forest"
・Questions and Answers 11:15 – 11:20
・Dr Bounthong BOUAHOM, Director, National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Laos
11:20 – 11:40
"Responsible FDI and Sustainable Development"
・Comments and Conclusion 11:40 – 11:50
Prof Satoshi Yokoyama, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Session 2: Clinical Environmental Studies on the Economic Development and Urbanization in China  13:30-14:50
・Prof Yoshihiko Kuroda, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 13:30 – 13:50
"Change of Rural Communities in China under Economic Growth"
・Prof Dong Yun Sheng, Associate Professor, Ji Lin University School of Philosophy and Sociology 13:50 -14:10
"The Vanished Trees: Social Transformation of a Chinese Village"
・Dr Quanpeng Li, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 14:10 – 14:25
"The Signification of Non-institutional Education on Environmental Issues"
・Prof Chen Liu, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 14:25 – 14:40
"Diagnosis and Treatment of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Load with Human Diet Change under Rapid Urbanization in China"
・Discussion 14:40 – 14:50
Moderator: Prof Masao Takano, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Session 3: Clinical Environmental Studies in Ise Bay Bioregion, Japan: Creating the Doctors who Collaborate with Society under the Wide Perspective 14:50 – 16:10
1)Introduction to Ise-Bay Bioregion 14:50 – 14:55
・Prof Hiroyuki Shimizu, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
2) On-site Research Training (ORT) in Ise-Bay Bioregion: Concept, history and lessons learned – From the Perspective of Teachers? 14:55 – 15:10
・Prof Hirokazu Kato, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
3) Lessons Learned from ORT in Ise-Bay Bioregion?From the Perspective of Students? 15:10 – 15:25
・Mr Hiroto Nagai, Ms Nobuko Kawaguchi, Ms Shupei Chen, and Mr Yoshihiro Chiba, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
4) Experiences Obtained from ORT in Ise-Bay Bioregion?From the Perspectives of Post-docs?
15:25 – 15:40
・Dr Kazu Hagihara, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
5) Discussion: ORT in Ise-Bay Bioregion and Way Forward of ORT 15:40 – 16:10
・Moderator: Prof Hiromi Yamashita, Ritsumeikan Asia-Pacific University
・Commentator: Prof Hirokazu Kato

Session 4: Street Wood Deck Project in Nishiki Nichome, Nagoya, Japan   16:30?17:50
1)What is this Project? 16:30 – 16:40
(Prof Sasaki)
2)Street Wood Deck: From Idea to Installation 16:40 – 17:14
(A.Prof Murayama, A.Prof. Yamasaki, Comments from Panelists)
3)Does Wood Utilization in Urban Design Contribute to the Regeneration of Forests and Neighborhoods? 17:14 – 17:35
(Comments from Panelists)
4)Asian Approach to Clinical Environmental Studies 17:35 – 17:40
(A.Profs Yamasaki and Murayama)
5)Questions and Answers 17:40 – 17:50
 

List of Panelists
Prof Yasutoshi Sasaki, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
Mr Kazuyuki Taki, Takiichi Co., Ltd.
Mr Mikihito Fujimori, Taiwa Keikaku Co., Ltd.
Mr Kiyosumi Kakei, Kakei Architect and Design, Co., Ltd.
Mr Toshio Ohashi, Saisei Kukan
Mr Yasunori Kawasaki, Takenaka Corporation
Mr Masakazu Yamada, Toyota Forestry Association
Moderators
Prof Mariko Yamasaki, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
Prof Akihito Murayama, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University 

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