JSPS-RCN Joint Seminar FY2019

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17 October, 2019 at 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM CEST

 JSPS-RCN Joint Seminar FY2019

“The Ocean Brings Us Together”

Admission is free of charge and entry free.

Registration in advance is required by October 10, 2019.

For your registration, please visit  HERE.


Date and time: October 17, 2019, 13:30-19:00


Venue: The Research Council of Norway (RCN), Lysaker


Organizers: The JSPS Alumni Club in Norway

The Research Council of Norway (RCN)

The Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku)

JSPS Stockholm Office


Supporter: The Embassy of Japan in Norway



13:30-13:40   Opening remarks

                        Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director, JSPS Stockholm Office

                        Dr. Kristin Danielsen, Executive Director, RCN


13:40-13:50 Presentation about RCN and JSPS

                        Dr. Kristin Danielsen, Executive Director, RCN

                        Mr. Takao Yoshihara, Deputy Director, JSPS Stockholm Office


13:50- 14:10  “An Ocean of Possibilities for Achieving the SDGs by 2030 – The High-level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy”

                        Mr. Vidar Helgesen, Special Envoy for the Ocean, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs


14:10-15:00    Ocean lecture 1: “Recent progress on Japan’s Arctic Ocean Research”

                        Dr. Takashi Kikuchi, Director, Institute of Arctic Climate and Environment Research


15:00-15:15    Coffee break


15:15-15:45    Ocean lecture 2: “How to use the UN Decade of Ocean Science 2021-2030 to provide science for ocean action”

                       Prof. Peter M Haugan, Program Director, Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (IMR)


15:45-16:15    Ocean lecture 3: “The climate of an ice free Arctic Ocean”

                        Prof. Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu, University of Bergen


16:15-16:45    Ocean lecture 4: “Towards a unifying pan-Arctic perspective: A conceptual modelling toolkit”

                        Prof. Paul Wassmann, The Arctic University of Norway UiT


16:45-17:00    Q&As


17:00-17:05    Closing remarks

                        Mr. Noriyoshi Masuko, Senior Managing Director, JSPS Tokyo


17:05-17:10    Group Photo


17:10-19.00    Reception





17 October, 2019
1:30 PM - 7:00 PM CEST
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