The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Public Forum(3/15)

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Public Forum

Symposium on Educating Future Leaders in Global Safety:
Lessons and Practice in the Affected Areas of Great East Japan Earthquake

 The symposium invites high school students, undergraduate students, students in graduate schools, researchers and practitioners to discuss how to educate future leaders in disaster risk reduction from the view point of global safety. Practices in the current educational program are shared in the symposium. *Symposium Program

***Date and Venue***

March 15, 2015, 9:00-12:00 C201, Kawauchi-kita Campus, Tohoku University
Admission free, No reservation required
Language:English

Program

Session 1 9:00-9:30 (Chair:Tohoku University)
■Opening Remarks
Hiroo Yugami, Program Coordinator, Professor, Inter-Graduate School Doctoral Degree Program
on Science for Global Safety, Tohoku University

■Guest Speech
 Shinji Suzuki, Assistant Director, Office for University Reform, University Promotion Division,  
 Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

■Role of Leading University Programs in Disaster Education
Kaoru Takara, Program Coordinator, Professor, Inter-Graduate School Program for Sustainable
Development and Survivable Societies, Kyoto University

Session 2 9:30-11:20 (Chair:Tohoku University)
■Oral Presentations of Educational Efforts
・Inter-Graduate School Program for Sustainable Development and Survivable Societies, Kyoto
University
・Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation
Disaster, Hiroshima University
・Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program, University of Kochi (Host University)
・Inter-Graduate School Doctoral Degree Program on Science for Global Safety, Tohoku University
Exploring Germination and Growth Program for Young Scientists, Tohoku University

Session 3 11:20-12:00 (Chair:Kyoto University)
■Discussions

■Closing Remarks
 Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation
Disaster, Hiroshima University
Disaster Nursing Global Leader Degree Program, University of Kochi (Host University)

Contact
Center for Education and Research on Science for Global Safety, Tohoku University
E-mail:gs-office@bureau.tohoku.ac.jp

Organization
Center for Education and Research on Science for Global Safety, Tohoku University