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The 7th WPI Science Symposium

Date: 2018/12/27, Thur. 9:30〜17:00

Venue: Toyoda Auditorium of Nagoya University

We are happy to announce that ITbM will be hosting the 7th WPI Science Symposium: "Transformative Science".
The event will take place on 27th of December and will collect representatives from all of our sister WPI institutes (as of FY2017 there are 11 WPI centers). This event (earlier called the "WPI Joint Symposium") will mainly focus on informing about the research achievements of each WPI center to High school students and the general public. Everyone interested is welcome to attend. Note that the lectures will be in
Japanese, whereas the panel discussion will be in both Japanese and English.


9:30 Reception is open

10:30 - 10:40 Opening remarks

  • Keynote lecture
  • 10:40 - 11:30 Prof. Hiroshi Amano (Director of the Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability Center for Integrated Research of Future Electronics, Nagoya University; 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics)

  • Research lecture
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Prof. Kenichiro Itami (Director of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University)

  • WPI Research centers
  • 12:00 - 12:15 Each center gives a 1 minute introduction

    12:15 - 14:45 Lunch and Booth session

  • Research lectures
  • 14:45 - 15:15 Prof. Haruo Kasai (International Research Center for Neurointelligence, the University of Tokyo)

    15:15 - 15:45 Prof. Kunio Matsumoto (Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University)

    15:45 - 16:00


    16:00 - 16:55

    (1) Panel Discussion:

  • Panelists: Profs. Itami, Kasai, Matsumoto
  • Moderators: Drs. Ziadi and Umemura

    Language: English (mainly) and Japanese

  • (2) Science in Aichi Collaborative Project
  • 16:55 - 17:00 Closing remarks by Prof. Itami

  • 20181227_WPI_Science Symposium
  • Poster
  • リンク


    Fro-cho, Chikusa, Naogya 464-8601

    Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM)

    Ayato Sato





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