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(Sept. 25, Registration required) Japan-India International Linkage Degree Program Student Workshop - Technologies for the Future

Hiroshima University Japan-India International Linkage Degree Program for Developing Innovators Transforming Advanced Technology to Social Goals will hold a student workshop on " Technologies for the Future." The object of this workshop provides students an opportunity to think of explore and appropriate technologies for creating the future and for delivering technologies to the last mile. In the keynote lecture, internationally successful social entrepreneurs will share their stories for extensive discussion for the future. The first lecturer is Ms. Neha Juneja who is well known as young entrepreneur marketing smart cooking stove to protect women in rural area from the smokes affect human body. The second lecturer is Dr. Ken Endo who works on the technology that rehabilitates and augments human physical capability, such as prostheses and orthoses for India. His team is now developing an athletic prosthesis in the 100m/200m sprint at the Tokyo Paralympic games in 2020. We hope many students, entrepreneurs, and others who are interested in social innovation and technology will join this workshop and get fresh inspirations from the talks and discussions toward the future.  

Date and Time

13:00-16:15, Friday, 25th September 2020 (JST)

Language

English

Online Registration (100 participants max.)

Program

13:00  Opening Remarks

Dr. Shin-ichi Tate, Executive and Vice President (Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration), Hiroshima University

13:05  Guest Speech

Mr. B. Shyam, Consul of General, Consulate General of India, Osaka-Kobe Japan

Dr. Souvik Bhattacharyya, Vice Chancellor, Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani

13:15  Keynote Lecture I

Ms. Neha Juneja, Co-founder, Greenway Grameen Infra Pvt Ltd

14:05  Student Presentation

by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

14:25  Break

14:35  Keynote Lecture II

Dr. Ken Endo, CEO, Xiborg Inc.

15:25  Student Presentation

by Hiroshima University, Hokkaido University, and Gifu University

15:40  General Comment

Dr. Usha Dixit, Counsellor (S&T), Embassy of India, Tokyo Japan

Mr. Yuji Nishikawa, Advisor for International Relations Cooperation Department of Sakura Science, Japan and Technology Agency

Dr. Emi Makino, Associate Professor, Hiroshima University

16:10  Closing Remarks

Dr. Swati Patankar, Dean of International Relations, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Dr. Akimasa Fujiwara, Vice President (Academy of HU), Hiroshima University

 

Contacts

International Linkage Degree Program, Hiroshima University

ILDP Office

Email: ildp-program*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)


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