The 18th Kyoto University International Symposium

Kyoto University

International Symposium

Partnering Asian Academics toward Human Security Development

Program (Tentative)

May 24 (Thu)

09:30 - 09:30 Registration
Morning Session Moderated by: Dr. Satoru Kobayashi, Kyoto University
09:30 - 10:15 Opening Ceremony
Introduction: Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, Deputy Executive Director, AUN
Mr. Noboru Nishisaka, Executive Vice-President, Kyoto University
Prof. Pirom Kamolratanakul, President, Chulalongkorn University
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:15 Keynote Lecture 1: “Human Security Development in ASEAN”
Prof. Ramaswamy Sudarshan, United Nations Development Programme
11:15 - 12:00 Keynote Lecture 2: “Human Security Development Research:
Aims, Implications and Research Programs of Kyoto University”
Prof. Yasuyuki Kono, Kyoto University
12:00 - 12:10 Photo Session
12:10 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Session A: Infectious Diseases

“Enteric and Mosquito-borne Infections That Spread across International Borders in Asia: an Overview of the Session”
Prof. Mitsuaki Nishibuchi, Kyoto University [15 min.]

“Seafood Safety and Seafood-borne Vibrio parahaemolyticus Infection in Asian Countries”
Dr. Yoshitsugu Nakaguchi, Kyoto University [15 min.]

“Meat-borne Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 in Thailand”
Prof. Varaporn Vuddhakul, Prince of Songkla University [15 min.]

“Contamination of Retailed Various Food Materials by Campylobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. and Other Bacterial Food-borne Pathogens”
Prof. Son Radu, University Putra Malaysia [15 min.]

“Surveillance of Dengue Prevalence in Rural Areas in Lao PDR”
Dr. Nobuyuki Mishima, Takii Hospital, Kansai Medical University [15 min.]

“Dengue Virus Infection in Bali, Indonesia and Its Implication in Japan”
Dr. Minako “Jen” Yoshikawa, Kyoto University [15 min.]

Discussion: Control of Emergence and Spread of the Infections [30 min.]
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 18:00 Session B: Disaster prevention

Prof. Hiroyasu Ohtsu, Kyoto University [15min]

“Hard and Soft Measures for Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster”
Prof. Junji Kiyono, Kyoto University [15min]

“Great Flooding 2011 in Thailand”
Dr. Sucharit Koontanakulvong, Chulalongkorn University [15min]

“Coastal and River Bank Slope Erosions and Measures of Thailand”
Dr. Noppadol Phienwej, Asian Institute of Technology [15min]

“Landslide Early Warning”
Dr. Suttisak Soralump, Kasetsart University [15min]

“Engineering for Disaster Resilient Cities of Presentation”
Prof. Panitan Lukkunaprasit, Chulalongkorn University [15min]

Discussion: Human security development for Disaster Risk Mitigation [30min]
18:30 Welcome Banquet

May 25 (Fri)

09:30 - 11:30 Session C: Food and Water

Prof. Eiji Nawata, Kyoto University [10min]

“Food Production Under Global Climate Changes”
Dr. Hiroshi Nakagawa, National Agricultural Research Center [20min]

“Food Security and Biodiversity in the Upland Lao PDR: A Review on Recent Situation of Causes and Effect”
Dr. Linkham Douangsavanh, National University of Laos [20min]

“Sources of Organic Carbon for Cultured Bivalves in a Mangrove Mudflat: A Multiple Stable Isotope Study”
Dr. Thanomsak Boonphakdee, Burapha University [20min]

“Development for Sustainable Food Production and Water Resource Management in Insular Southeast Asia: Case Study in Java, Indonesia”
Prof. Supiandi Sabiham, Bogor Agricultural University [20min]

Discussion: Human security development for the establishment of sustainable food production and water management systems [30min]
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Session D: Energy and Environment

Prof. Keiichi N. Ishihara,, Kyoto University [10min]

“Gandhian Concept of Village Republics: Survival Kit for Twenty-second Century”
Dr. P. L. Dhar, Indian Institute of Technology [20min]

“Peninsular Malaysia’s Prospects for Energy Generation by Wind and Solar”
Prof. Nasrudin Abd Rahim, University of Malaya, Malaysia [20min]

“Food and Bioenergy”
Dr. Tatang H. Soerawidjaja, Institut Teknologi Bandung [20min]

“Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development of Asia”
Prof. Sivanappan Kumar, Asia Institute of Technology [20min]

“Research and Educational Cooperation in Energy Field in Kyoto University”
Prof. Hideaki Ohgaki, Kyoto University [20min]

Discussion: Toward Integration of Human Security Development from Energy and Environment [30min]
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 16:30 Plenary Discussion on “The Integration of Human Security Development”
Moderated by:
Dr. Caroline Hau, Kyoto University and Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, AUN
16:30 - 17:00 Wrap-up Session
Moderated by: Prof. Hideaki Ohgaki, Kyoto University
I. Session report (10 min)
II. Wrap-up of Discussion on “Integration of Human Security Development” (10 min)
III. Action Plan for Partnering Asian Academics toward Human Security Development (10 min)
17:00 - 17:15 Closing Remarks
Prof. Junichi Mori, Vice-President, Kyoto University


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