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Speaker Presentations: 2018 Japanese-German Symposium

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Thursday, 26 April 2018 (DAY 1)
*MC by Prof. Dr. Sugata Takahashi, President of Niigata University

10:00

Registration

10:30

OPENING REMARKS

Prof. Dr. Kyosuke Nagata
Chairperson, Japan Committee of Universities for International Exchange (JACUIE) and President, University of Tsukuba

Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler
President, German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

Dr. Friederike Bosse
Secretary General, Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)

Masanori Shinano
Deputy Director-General, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Dr. Stephan Grabherr
Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Tokyo

11:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Prof. Hiroshi Kito, President, University of Shizuoka

Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Education

Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Doctoral Training

Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Research and Innovation

12:30

Lunch Break

14:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session A: Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Education

Chair:

Introductory statements:

Session B: Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Doctoral Training

Chair: Prof. Dr. Georg Krausch, President, University of Mainz

Introductory statements:

Commentary:
Joachim Baczewski,
President and Representative Director, Bosch Packaging Technology K.K.

Session C: Collaboration between Universities and Society, Business & Industry in Research and Innovation

Chair: Prof. Dr. Takashi Onishi, President, Toyohashi University of Technology

Introductory statements:

Commentary:

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

PANEL DISCUSSION (including reports from the parallel sessions)

Chair: Prof. Kiyoshi Ishii, President, Shizuoka University

Prof. Eiji Morita, Vice-President, Osaka Kyoiku University (Chair A)
Prof. Dr. Georg Krausch, President, University of Mainz (Chair B)
Prof. Dr. Takashi Onishi, President, Toyohashi University of Technology (Chair C)

Commentary:
Prof. Dr. Koichiro Watanabe, Vice-President for International Affairs, Kyushu University
Prof. Dr. Shinnosuke Obi, Dean of International Center, Keio University
Prof. Dr. Thomas Heimer, Professor of Innovation Management, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and Project Coordinator IMPACT RheinMain

17:30

End of Day 1

Friday, 27 April 2018 (DAY 2)
*MC by Prof. Dr. Makoto Watanabe, Vice-President for Education and International Affairs of Chiba University

9:30

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler, President, German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

The Next Phase of HeKKSaGOn (German-Japanese University Alliance): Sharing Best Practices and Ideas for Advancing Institutional Performance
Prof. Dr. Shojiro Nishio, President, Osaka University

Ways of Institutional Performance Measurement and Funding - A Perspective from Germany

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session A: How to best measure performance in teaching & learning?

Chair: Prof. Dr. Axel Schölmerich,
Rector, University of Bochum

Introductory statements:


Session B: How to best measure performance in research?

Chair: Prof. Dr. Nobuo Mimura,
President, Ibaraki University

Introductory statements:

  • Prof. Dr. Stephen K. Hashmi, Vice-President Research and Transfer, University of Heidelberg

Session C: Incorporation of qualitative aspects into the evaluation of institutional performance

Chair: Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck,
Rector, University of Düsseldorf

Introductory statements:

Session D: Establishment of suitable funding programmes that flexibly react to the needs of the various academic disciplines

Chair: Prof. Dr. Ryuhei Wakasugi,
President, University of Niigata Prefecture

Introductory statements:

12:00

CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Chair: Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler,
President, German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

Prof. Dr. Kyosuke Nagata, Chairperson, Japan Committee of Universities for International Exchange (JACUIE) and President, University of Tsukuba
Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Rector, University of Düsseldorf

13:00
-14:00

Farewell Lunch