Japan Alumni and Researcher Assembly 2019 in Denmark

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15 March, 2019 at 1:45 PM - 5:45 PM CET

Date and time: March 15, 2019, 13:45-17:45


Venue: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Conference room 1 (Mødelokale 1)

Anker Engelunds Vej 1, Building 101, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Organizers: The Embassy of Japan in Denmark

Tokai University Alumni Association Denmark

JSPS Alumni Club in Denmark

JSPS Stockholm Office


This seminar is free of charge and open to the public.

Registration in advance is required.

Please send an email to info@ch.mofa.go.jp with the following information by March 7, 2019.

  • Name
  • Affiliation/ position
  • Scholarship scheme (for alumni)


– Program –


13:45-14:05   Welcome address and information

– Opening remarks by Mr. Yoshifumi Sasatani, Counsellor,  the Embassy of Japan in Denmark

– Presentation by the JSPS Stockholm Office

– Presentation about MEXT scholarship program by the Embassy

– Presentation by the Tokai University Alumni Association, Denmark


14:05-14:45  Keynote lecture (1) by Prof. Haruhide Mori, Hokkaido University

Development of research on carbohydrate-active enzymes and their application to carbohydrate conversion through Denmark-Japan collaboration


14:45-15:25  Keynote lecture (2) by Prof. Leila Lo Leggio, University of Copenhagen

How can crystallography help understand the function of biomass degrading enzymes?”


15:25-15:45   Coffee break


15:45-16:45   Panel discussion

Topic: Contribution of academic research, particularly in the collaboration between Denmark and Japan, for solving global food and environmental challenges and promoting sustainable use of resources

Panelists: Prof. Haruhide Mori

Prof. Leila Lo Leggio

Prof. Birte Svensson, Technical University of Denmark

Dr. Henrik Gudmundsson, Senior consultant, CONCITO

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Gunhild Borggreen, University of Copenhagen, Board member of the JSPSAlumni Club in Denmark


16:45-17:45   Closing and reception



15 March, 2019
1:45 PM - 5:45 PM CET
Event Category:


JSPS Alumni Club in Denmark (ACD)
JSPS Stockholm Office


Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Anker Engelunds Vej 1 Bygning 101A, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby Denmark + Google Map