Events

2017-04-07

Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa

*For Japanese announcement

Gender Summit 10 Asia-Pacific will take place in Tokyo on May 25-26, 2017 and its satellite event, Gender Summit 10 - Satellite Conference in Okinawa “Frontiers of Science in Asia-Pacific”, will be held at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University on May 29-30. 

Program:
May 29, 2017
8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Refreshments
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30 – 10:50 Keynote Speech
- Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati, Rector & Professor of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
- Dr Rubiyah Yusof, Dean, Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology, Professor, Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia
11:00 – 12:00 Invited Speakers 
- Dr. Yoosoon Chang, Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University, USA
- Dr. Yuko Kakazu, Specialist, Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Invited Speakers
- Dr. Huey-Jen Jenny Su, President, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
- Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Dennis, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
- Dr. Ye Zhang, Bioinspired Soft Matter Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (tbc)
14:40 – 16:00 Poster Session and Refreshments
16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion
- Panelists: Keynote speakers and invited speakers
- Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd, UK; co-founder, Gender Summit (tentatively agreed: tbc)
18:00 – 20:00 Dinner

May 30, 2017
9:00 – 9:30 Registration and Refreshments
9:30 – 15:00 Optional Tour (advance registration required)
 1. OIST campus
 2. The Home of Bashofu Textile (a traditional Okinawan textile)
 3. Churaumi Aquarium

Venue: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)

Official language: English

Registration: Registration will be closed on Friday, April 28, 2017. Click here for registration.

Further information: For further information, please refer to the flyer or the official website of Gender Summit 10 – Satellite Conference in Okinawa.