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Japan - Australia University Dialogue

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Program

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - Japan - Australia University Dialogue

14:30

OPENING REMARKS

1. Dr. Koetsu Yamazaki
Vice President of JANU, President of Kanazawa University

2. Prof. Peter Wilson
Director, Special Projects, Southern Cross University

3. Mr. Satonobu Matsunaga
Leader, International Strategy Team, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

4. The Hon. Richard Court AC
Australia's Ambassador to Japan

14:50

Keynote presentations

2. Speaker: Prof. Caroline McMillen
Chief Scientist for South Australia, Government of South Australia

15:30

Case studies of university - industry collaboration

2. Speaker: Prof. Peter Wilson
Director, Special Projects, Southern Cross University

3. Speaker: Dr. Nobuyuki Ozaki
Senior Technology Advisor, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corporation

 
 
 

1. Moderators: Prof. Caroline F. Benton
Vice President and Executive Director for Global Affairs, University of Tsukuba

2. Moderators: Dr. Megan Fisher
Pro Vice-Chancellor Industry and Engagement, La Trobe Universit

16:55

break

17:05

Open discussion on university - industry collaboration

1. Moderators: Prof. Caroline F. Benton
Vice President and Executive Director for Global Affairs, University of Tsukuba

2. Moderators: Prof. Jennifer Corbett
Rio Tinto Fellow for Foundation for Australia-Japan Studies

18:05

CLOSING REMARKS

1. Prof. Ryuichi Ida
President, Shiga University

2. Dr. Liz Eedle
Director, Research and Innovation, Universities Australia

18:15

Group Photo

18:30

RECEPTION DINNER

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Campus Visits (Only for the Australian Delegation)

10:00

Introduction
Case study of Industry - academia collaboration at the Graduate school of Engineering, Osaka Universit

1. Prof. Toshitsugu Tanaka
Executive Assistant to the President, Osaka University

10:40

Research Alliance Laboratories tour- Hitz (Bio) Research Alliance Laboratory

1. Dr. Yoshihisa Nakazawa
Head Director

10:40

Research Alliance Laboratories tour- DAIKIN Research Alliance Laboratory

2. Dr. Masanobu Kawazoe
Head Director

3. Associate Prof. Kazuyuki Sato