[Online] Promoting the Development and Transfer of Technology to Improve the Lives of Older Adults2022-05-11
Panelists: Ms. Lauren Ha from OIST’s TDIC; Dr. Michael Roizen, an expert on healthy longevity and wellness from the Cleveland Clinic; and recent winners of the Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI), including Ms. Li Lian Ng, whose company Tetsuyu Healthcare has developed a new wound assessment and treatment system, and Dr. Siti Anom Bt. Ahmad, whose team at Universiti Putra Malaysia developed an autonomous delivery robot to meet the need for contactless delivery that emerged out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Webinar] Science/Tech/Business Innovation Book Talk Series: #2 Fail Fast - Lessons for Japan2022-02-17
Speaker: Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita, Founder & CEO, Quality Electrodynamics |CTO, Canon Medical Systems Corporation, CT-MR Division |Member, OIST Board of Governors |Trustee and Health Innovation Ambassador, OIST Foundation |Honorary Consul General of Japan in Cleveland
In Japanese with English subtitles. Register here.
[Webinar] The Temperature of Butterfly Wings: Prospecting for Bio-inspired Materials from Nature2021-12-03
Dr. Naomi E. Pierce (Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University) and Dr. Nanfang Yu (Dept of Applied Physics and Applied Math, Columbia University) will consider the temperature of butterfly wings from a few different angles. They will also present several technologies inspired by these studies. Moderated by Prof. Evan Economo, Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit.
[Webinar] Extreme Events & Climate Change2021-11-19
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.
[Webinar] The Pursuit of Positive Peace for Climate Justice2021-10-27
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.
Climate Change: Everything Goes Somewhere2021-10-20
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
[Webinar] Innovating Higher Education in Japan2021-10-15
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)
Online Roundtable Discussion: Chasing Coral2021-10-08
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)
Screening: Chasing Coral (documentary film)2021-10-07
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.
Resonance: The Future and Past of Art, Science, and Diplomacy Intersections2021-09-28
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)