(February 21, Online Event) Join us for the HIRAKU-Global Annual Conference FY2021

HIRAKU-Global Annual Conference FY2021
"Leading the way to global success"


Monday, February 21, 2022
(online, via Zoom)


The HIRAKU-Global Program will hold its Annual Conference for FY2021 as an online event on Monday, February 21st, 2022. The HIRAKU-Global Annual Conference FY2021, has been developed with the aim of empowering the next generation of world-class researchers with the leadership skills, knowledge and tools needed for them to maximize and reach their potential.

Please click the above image to view this year's flyer.

Date & Time

Monday, February 21, 2022 09:00 – 14:00


English (simultaneous Japanese translation available)

Registration to Join the Audience

You can join the audience for this year's Annual Conference by registering via the below link.

Registration Link

Deadline: Noon on February 18 (Fri), 2022

Once you register for the audience, you should receive an automated e-mail from Zoom containing the Zoom Webinar access information for the Annual Conference. If you do not receive such an e-mail, please contact the HIRAKU-Global Office via the information listed below.


09:00 Opening Remarks

・ABE Manabu, Executive Vice President, Hiroshima University

09:05 Outline of the HIRAKU-Global Program

・AIDA Misako, Executive Advisor to the President, Hiroshima University

09:10 Presentations from the 1st Cohort of HIRAKU-Global Researchers

10:20 Break

10:30 Scientific Session – How to become an academic leader?

The HIRAKU-Global Researchers, Consortium Mentors and Program Manager will brainstorm together over the various aspects that one must take into account on the way towards becoming an academic leader. The starting point for discussion will be Vitae’s working document on academic leadership.

12:00 Lunch Break

12:50 Presentations from the 2nd Cohort of HIRAKU-Global Researchers

13:50 Closing Remarks

・TODA Takashi, Specially Appointed Professor, Hiroshima University


"Home for Innovative Researchers and Academic Knowledge Users Driving Global Impact (HIRAKU-Global)"
under the "Strategic Professional Development Program for Young Researchers" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)


・Program for Developing and Supporting the Next-Generation of Innovative Researchers at Hiroshima University
・Hiroshima University Graduate School Research Fellowship
・Vigorous Development of the Next-Generation by Establishment of the Hiroshima University Fellowship for Female Graduate Students in Science and Technology

Inquiries/Contact Details

HIRAKU-Global Office
Office of Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration, Hiroshima University
E-mail: hiraku-global*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (replace * with @)