(Sep. 19, Tokyo, Registration Required) TAOYAKA Program Seminar - Toward a flexible, enduring, peaceful society

TAOYAKA Program is a five-year Ph. D. program that aims to foster future global leaders who contribute to designing a flexible, enduring, peaceful society. In this program, multinational students from different disciplines enhance their expertise and gain broad perspectives through working along with local communities to figure out solutions to solve the issues such as aging societies, poverty, and various disparities. In the seminar, there are introductions of the latest research by 3 professors of the program and the students' reseach activities. We are looking forward to your participation.

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019  14:00-16:30
Venue: Campus Innovation Center Tokyo, Multipurpose room 1 (Directions, Japanese page)
Language: Japanese (Simultaneous translation provided in English)
Admission: Free (Please register online from here)

14:00 Introduction of TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society
14:20 Research Introduction
– How will international tourism influence less-favored area in Japan?
    Prof. Carolin Funck, Cultural Creation Course, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
– Physical assistive system using robotics, VR, and AI technology
    Prof. Yuichi Kurita, Technical Creation Course, Graduate School of Engineering
– Can self-driving technology save disadvantaged areas?
    Prof. Akimasa Fujiwara, Social Implementation Course, Program Coordinator, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation
15:20 TAOYAKA Graduate’s Presentation
15:40 Call for Future TAOYAKA students
16:00 Networking Session (Until 16:30)
Taoyaka Program Tokyo Seminar Poster


TAOYAKA Program Office, Hiroshima University
email:taoyaka-program*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @.)