Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa

Date

2017年5月29日 (月) 9:00

Location

Seminar Room B250, Level B, Center Building, OIST

Description

Theme

Frontiers of Science in Asia-Pacific

Program

May 29, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Refreshments (B250)

Opening Ceremony (B250)
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome address
Dr. Peter Gruss, President and CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
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

Session I. Keynote Speech (B250)
9:30 – 10:10 Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati, Rector & Professor of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
10:10 – 10:50 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 (B250)
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Yoosoon Chang, Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University, USA
11:30 – 12:00 Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Specialist, Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

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

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

Session III: Poster Session (Restaurant)
14:40 – 16:00 Poster Session and Refreshments
 Poster presentations by graduate students and early career scientists

Session IV: Panel Discussion (B250)
16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion "Current Status and Future Opportunities for Women Scientists in Asia- Pacific" 
Panelists: Keynote speakers and invited speakers
Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd, UK; co-founder, Gender Summit

18:00 – 20:00 Dinner (Restaurant)
​Brief Remarks: Dr. Rieko Hanashiro, University of the Ryukyus
Dinner talk: Dr. Lily Yu, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
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)
                      Course A: Churaumi Aquarium
                      Course B: Home of Bashofu Textile (a traditional Okinawa textile)
                      Course C: OIST campus and laboratories
                      *course schedule

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
Rieko Hanashiro, Ph.D., Executive Vice-President for 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)

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

Registration

【※Registration is Closed】

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 presenters have been selected. Posters and presenter listings are available here.

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

Contact

OIST Diversity Section (diversity@oist.jp)

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