Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa

 

Schedule | Organizers | Partner | Theme | Program | Speakers | Poster | Access | Hotel | Contact | Registration 

Schedule

Date: May 29 (Mon) - 30 (Tue), 2017
Venue: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
*Access information

Organizers

Machi F. Dilworth, Ph.D., Vice President for Gender Equality and Human Resource Development, OIST
Sanae-I. Itoh, Ph.D., Executive Vice President (Gender Equality), Kyushu University
Tomiko Hokama, Ph.D., Executive Vice-President (Diversity Promotion), University of the Ryukyus
Miyoko Watanabe, Ph.D., Deputy Executive Director, Director-General of Center for Science Communication, Director of Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Japan Science and Technology Agency


 

Partner

Women's encouragement/empowerment association in Kyushu (Q-wea)

Theme

Frontiers of Science in Asia-Pacific

Program

Tentative as of 02/22/2017

May 29, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Refreshments

Opening Ceremony
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome address
President and CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (tbc)
Dr. Miyoko Watanabe, Deputy Executive Director, Director-General of Center for Science Communication, Director of Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Other dignitaries (TBD)

Session I. Keynote Speech
9:30 – 10:10 Keynote Speech 1: Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati, Rector & Professor of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
10:10 – 10:50 Keynote Speech 2: Dr Rubiyah Yusof, Dean, Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology, Professor, Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia

10:50 – 11:00 Break if time

Session II: Scientific Talks
11:00 – 11:30 Invited Speaker 1: Dr. Yoosoon Chang, Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University, USA
11:30 – 12:00 Invited Speaker 2: Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Specialist, Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Brief remarks (Dr. Sanae-I. Itoh, Kyushu University)

13:00 – 13:30 Invited Speaker 3: Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su, President, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
13:30 – 14:00 Invited Speaker 4: Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Dennis, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
14:00 – 14:30 Invited Speaker 5: Dr. Ye Zhang, Bioinspired Soft Matter Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (tbc)

Session III: Poster Session
14:40 – 16:00 Poster Session and Refreshments
 Poster presentations by graduate students and early career scientists
16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion "Current Status and Future Opportunities for Women Scientists in Asia- Pacific" (tbc)
Panelists: Keynote speakers and invited speakers
Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd, UK; co-founder, Gender Summit (tentatively agreed: tbc)

18:00 – 20:00 Dinner
Dinner talk (tbc)
Concluding Remarks: Dr. Machi Dilworth, OIST

 

May 30, 2017

9:00 – 9:30 Registration and Refreshments
9:30 – 15:00 Optional Tour (advance registration required)
                      1. OIST campus
                      2. The Home of Bashofu Textile (a traditional Okinawan textile)
                      3. Churaumi Aquarium

Official Language

English

Speakers

Dr.  Yoosoon Chang, Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University, USA
Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Dennis, Chief Research Scientist, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Australia
Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Public Outreach Specialist, Subaru Telescope (in Hawaii), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati, Rector & Professor of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su, President, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Dr. Rubiyah Yusof, Dean, Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology, Professor, Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia
Dr. Ye Zhang, Assistant Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

Poster

Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa will hold a poster session and invites you to share your research and expertise with the participants.

Poster submission is now closed, announcements will be sent via email. We appreciate your interest in the Gender Summit 10 - Satellite Conference.

Inquiries for poster session:

Office for the Promotion of Gender Equality, Kyushu University, Poster Session Coordinator for Gender Summit 10, Satellite Conference in Okinawa (gs10s-poster@danjyo.kyushu-u.ac.jp)

 

Access

OIST Main Campus
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami, Okinawa 904-0495 Japan
For more details, please refer to the following link. https://www.oist.jp/access-map
 

Hotel

Kafuu Resort Fuchaku CONDO-HOTEL
Rizzan Sea-Park Hotel Tancha Bay
Hotel Moon Beach
Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort
THE PERIDOT Smart Hotel Tancha Word (Japanese only)

Contact

OIST Diversity Section (diversity@oist.jp)

Registration

Gender Summit 10 - Satellite Conference registration deadline: Friday, April 28th

If you would like to use the OIST childcare service, please go to the link below and fill out the registration form by Friday, March 31st.
Childcare for Visitors Registration Form: https://groups.oist.jp/cdc/childcare-visitors-registration-form (Open as a new window).
 

Please note that the participants who will participate in tour No.2 and No.3 will pay their own expenses, such as bus fare, entrance fee and lunch prior to the tour.

*Below is the information on optional tour (Open as new window).

1. OIST campus: https://www.oist.jp/campus

2. The Home of Bashofu Textile (a traditional Okinawan textile): http://www.vill.ogimi.okinawa.jp/village_bashofu_en/

3. Churaumi Aquarium: https://churaumi.okinawa/en/