JSPS-RCN Joint Seminar FY2019

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October 17 at 13:30 - 19:00 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



13:30-13:50    Opening remarks

                        Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of JSPS Stockholm Office

                        Dr. Kristin Danielsen, Executive Director, RCN


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:

                        Dr. Takashi Kikuchi, Director-General, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)


15:00-15:15    Coffee break


15:15-15:45    Ocean lecture 2:

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


15:45-16:15    Ocean lecture 3:

                        Prof. Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu, University of Bergen


16:15-16:45    Ocean lecture 4:

                        Prof. Paul Wassmann, The Arctic University of Norway UiT


16:45-17:00    Q&As


17:00               Closing remarks


17:05-19.00    Reception



October 17
13:30 - 19:00
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Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Drammensveien 288
0283 Oslo, Norge
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