Conference Outline

Thursday, December 8, 2016

09:30-09:45 Announcements & Welcome Address
Haruko Satoh, Osaka University, Japan
Joseph Haldane, President, International Academic Forum
Brendan Howe, President, Asia Political and International Studies Association
Toshiya Hoshino, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Japan

09:45-10:30 Keynote Presentation
Shifting Strategic Balance and Asian Security
Ambassador Yukio Satoh, Vice Chairman, Japan Institute of International Affairs and former Ambassador to the United Nations

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Keynote Presentation
Challenges in Japan’s Human Security and Peace-Building Diplomacy
Sachiko Ishikawa, South-South Cooperation & Japan International Cooperation Agency

11:45-12:30 Keynote Presentation
Energy Security and Sustainability in Asia
Jun Arima, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, and former Director, JETRO London

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Keynote Presentation
Fighting Poverty in China
Xingzui Wang, Executive Vice President, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

14:00-15:30 East Asia Social Innovation Initiative Panel Discussion
China-Japan-Korea: Working Together for a Better Society
Chair: Fan Li (East Asia Social Innovation Initiative)

Overview of the East Asia Supplement Issue of SSIR
Eric Nee, Managing Editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review
Zhiming Xu, Editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review Special Edition
Analysis of Social Innovation in China Today
Hongyun Zhou, Peking University, China

Overview of Social Innovation in Japan
Ken Ito, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

Overview of Social Innovation in Korea
Wonjae Lee, (Director, Future Consensus Institute)

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:15 Featured Presentation
The South China Sea
Joel Campbell, Troy University, Japan

16:15-17:15 Featured Panel
The Karma of the Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute
Brian Victoria, Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies
Yoneyuki Sugita, Osaka University Japan

17:15-18:15 Poster Session
Includes posters by Osaka University Postgraduate Global Governance Students


Friday, December 9, 2016

This is the parallel day. All sessions are 120 minutes. Each presentation will have 20 (twenty minutes) presentation time. Any remaining time in the session will be given to questions and general discussion.

10:00-12:00: Parallel Sessions

12:00-13:00: Lunch Break

13:00-15:00: Parallel Sessions

15:00-15:15: Lunch Break

15:15-17:15: Parallel Sessions

17:15-17:45: Break

17:45-18:30: Conference Closing Address


The above schedule may be subject to change.