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Resonance: The Future and Past of Art, Science, and Diplomacy Intersections


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


Zoom link will be provided upon registration


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

This webinar will be held at:
U.S.: 9/27 @ 8:00 PM EDT
Japan: 9/28 @ 9:00 AM JST

Ambassador Dr. Cvetkovikj Andrijana
Former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Macedonia to Japan
Co-Founder and Chairwoman Ambassador's Council, CEO BrioNexus KK Advisor, OIST Foundation

Dr. Peter Gruss
President & CEO of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)

Professor Robert Langer
David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT

Ms. Diemut Strebe
Multimedia Artist, working on the Intersection of Art and Science

Ms. Carla Dirlikov Canales
Professional Classical Singer and Arts Envoy for the U.S. Department of State
Fellow at Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative

Mr. David Janes
President and CEO, OIST Foundation
Chief Advancement Officer, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)

Collaborating Organizations:

The Ambassador's Council
A Japan-based NGO aimed at promoting peace, sustainability, and SDGs thru diplomacy and diplomatic networks.

The Canales Project (
Founded by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Carla Canales, The Canales Project (TCP) is a musical organization hosting a variety of collaborative, advocacy-centered projects that give voice to issues of identity and culture through music and conversation.

The OIST Foundation (
The mission of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation, Inc. is to promote innovative global scientific breakthroughs through enhancing and strengthening science and technology research and related programs at OIST and to empower Americans to support the sustainable development of Okinawa and deepen U.S.-Japan relations through OIST.

Register here.


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