All Alumni Meeting FY2019
“Japan-Finland 100 years / JSPS Alumni Club in Finland 10-year Anniversary Seminar”
Admission is free of charge and entry free.
Registration in advance is required by December 5, 2019.
For your registration, please visit HERE.
Date and time: December 12 (Thursday), 2019, 13:15-19:00
Venue: The Academy of Finland
Organizers: The JSPS Alumni Club in Finland
The Academy of Finland
Hokkaido University Europe Office in Helsinki
JSPS Stockholm Office
Supporter: The Embassy of Japan in Finland
13:15-13:30 Opening remarks
–Dr. Ville Syrjälä, Chair of ACF
–Dr. Yasuhiro Iye, Executive Director of JSPS
13:30-14:30 Special Lecture
-Video message from Ms. Motoko Ishii, Lighting designer, President of Motoko Ishii Lighting Design Inc., 100 years of Finnish-Japanese Friendship Envoy
-Lecture “Valo from Finland, Hikari from Japan” by Ms. Akari-Lisa Ishii, Lighting designer
14:30-15:00 Lecture “Novel functional materials for different energy technologies through quarter-century long Finnish-Japanese research collaboration” by Prof. Maarit Karppinen, Aalto University
15:00-15:20 Coffee break
15:20-15:50 Lecture “People and Community in the Arctic: Possibility of sustainable development” by Prof. Shinichiro Tabata, Hokkaido University
15:50-16:20 Lecture “Interactions with Social Robots – Issues, challenges and future views” by Dr. Kristiina Jokinen, AI Research Center of AIST Tokyo Waterfront and former ACF Chair
16:20-16:50 Lecture “Collaboration between Finland and Japan on greenhouse gas studies” by Dr. Aki Tsuruta, Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)
16:50-16:55 Closing remarks by Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of JSPS Stockholm Office