Date

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

Dr. Suzana Camargo at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, will give an overview of the current state of knowledge on the relationship between extreme weather and climate events and anthropogenic climate change. She will present a general overview on various types of extreme events, but provide special attention to hurricanes and typhoons.

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Date

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

Join Dr. Maya Soetoro, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, Institute for Climate and Peace, and Ms. Juno Fitzpatrick, Advisory Committee Member, Institute for Climate and Peace, and Director of Human Rights and Oceans, Center for Oceans at Conservation International for a discussion about the intersection of climate and peace.

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Date

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

The presenters talk about their new book, A Guide to Understanding Fundamental Principles of Environmental Management: It Ain’t Magic: Everything Goes Somewhere, and how it relates to climate change and other “sticky” natural resource management problems.   

Presenters: Mr. Andrew Manale, Policy Analyst & Writer
Mr. Bengt “Skip” Hyberg, President, H&H Conservation

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Date

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 08:00 to 09:00

Join the Japan ICU Foundation and the OIST Foundation for this new webinar series focused on the Future of Education in Japan. Panelists: Prof. Monte Cassim (President, Akita International University), Dr. Peter Gruss (President, OIST), Dr. Kohei Itoh (President, Keio University), Dr. Shoichiro Iwakiri (President, ICU)

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Date

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 08:00 to 09:00

OIST&ASJ Quantum/Cyber Security Seminar Series is now launched! Join our first seminar on “Satellite Quantum Communication and Impact on Cyber Security” !

Date

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 08:00 to 09:00

OIST&ASJ Quantum/Cyber Security Seminar Series is now launched! Join our first seminar on “Satellite Quantum Communication and Impact on Cyber Security” !

Date

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

Each year, an average of 27 named storms affects the Western North Pacific region, many of them making landfall on Okinawa islands. In this webinar, Dr. Angela Ares Pita will show observations on the nearshore microbial community and physico-chemical parameter dynamics encompassing two major storms as well as discuss their potential consequences on the ecosystem due to terrestrial run-off.

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Date

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

This is the roundtable discussion following the film screening Chasing Coral, in a Q&A style. 

Panelists: Prof. Robert Dunbar (Stanford University; OIST Foundation Climate & Ocean ambassador) / Prof. Timothy Ravasi (Marine Climate Change Unit) / Prof. Noriyuki Satoh (Marine Genomics Unit)

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Date

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:15

Come to watch (one more time) this epic award-winning documentary film about vanishing coral reefs around the world and climate change. Special introduction by Prof. Timothy Ravasi, Marine Climate Change Unit.

No registration required.

An online roundtable discussion and Q&A to further reflect about Ocean's health, climate challenge, coral reef research, and SDG - life below water, will follow on the next day (October 8). Registration separate.    

Date

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

The OIST Foundation, the Canales Project, and the Ambassador's Council invite you to a dialogue examining how leaders from the disciplines of art, science and diplomacy can work together to achieve common goals.

Panelists: Dr. Cvetkovikj Andrijana (former Ambassador Macedonia to Japan), Dr. Peter Gruss (OIST), Prof. Robert Langer (MIT), Ms. Diemut Strebe (artist).
Moderators: Ms. Carla Dirlikov Canales (Classical singer and arts envoy for the US Department of State), Mr. David Janes (OIST Foundation)

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