TOKYO FORUM 2019 Shaping the Future

Event List

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

  • 9:00-Registration Open
  • 09:30-Opening

Opening Speech

  • Gonokami Makoto, President, The University of Tokyo
  • Chey Tae-Won, Chairman, SK Group, South Korea; Chairman, Chey Institute for Advanced Studies (CIAS)
  • MEXT official
  • Lee Hong-koo, Former Prime Minister of South Korea

Plenary Session I 10:10-11:45

Keynote: Kuma Kengo

Architect; Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Keynote: Rebeca Grynspan

Secretary-General, Secretaría General Iberoamericana; Former Vice-President of Costa Rica

Special Dialog I

Enrico Letta, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po; Former Prime Minister of Italy
Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Former Administrator of UNDPz
Moderator: Kim Sung-Han, Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University

Plenary Session II 13:00-14:20

Special Dialog II

Son Masayoshi Chairman and CEO, Softbank Group Corp.
Jack Ma (Ma Yun) JFounder of Jack Ma Foundation; Board Director and Partner, Alibaba Group
Moderator: Kotani Maoko Anchor

Keynote: Noyori Ryoji

Director-General of the Center of Research and Development Strategy, JST, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry (2001)

Panel Discussion 14:30-17:50

International Affairs Session I

Moderator
Park In-Kook, President, Chey Institute for Advanced Studies (CIAS)
Panelist
Edwin J. Feulner, Founder, The Heritage Foundation
John Hamre, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Fujisaki Ichiro, President, Nakasone Peace Institute; Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States
Yoon Young-Kwan, Former Foreign Minister, South Korea
Zhang Yunling, Director, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Business/ Economics Session

Korea Japan Business Leaders' Dialogue
Moderator
Ogura Kazuo, Former Ambassador of Japan to Korea and, France
Panelist
Chey Tae-Won, Chairman, SK Group, South Korea;Chairman Chey Institute for Advanced Studies(CIAS)
Kim Yoon, Chairman, Korea Japan Economic Association
Huh Young soo, CEO, GS Energy
Nakanishi Hiroaki, Chairman, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
Mimura Akio, Chairman, Japan Chamber of Commerce of Industry (JCCI)
Sato Yasuhiro, Chairman of the Board, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

International Affair Session II

New Strategies for the Future of Northeast Asia
Moderator
Takahara Akio, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
Panelist
Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Victor Cha, Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, CSIS
Park Cheol-Hee, Professor, Seoul National University
Zhu Feng, Professor, Nanjing University
Joseph Yun, Former US Special Representative for North Korea Policy
Kim Byung-Yeon, Professor, Seoul National University

Parallel Sessions 10:00-17:00

Parallel Session 1

Trans-local Approaches to Sustainability
- An Innovative Collaboration Scheme in the Era of SDGs
Organizer: Mino Takashi, Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Introductory Session

Introduction to the session
Session Coordinator: Mino Takashi (Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Keynote Presentation 1
Sato Jin (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Special Adviser to the President of the University of Tokyo)
Introduction to the concept of “Trans-local approaches”
Kudo Shogo (Research Associate, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Sub-session 1 – Trans-disciplinary and Trans-sectorial Perspectives

Chair of Sub-session
Zainal Abidin Sanusi (Director, Sejahtera Centre for Sustainability and Humanity, International Islamic University Malaysia)
Invited Speaker 1
Daniel Adshead (University of Oxford)
Invited Speaker 2
Lee Whanhee (Department of Public Health, Seoul National University)
Invited Speaker 3
Maya Prabhu (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University)
Commentator 1
Rebeca Grynspan (Secretary-General, Secretaría General Iberoamericana; Former Vice-President of Costa Rica)

Sub-session 2 – Regional and Cultural Perspectives

Keynote Presentation 2
Jung Tae-Yong (Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University)
Chair of Sub-session
Barry Ness (Associate Professor, Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies)
Invited Speaker 4
Kikuchi Yasunori (Associate Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo)
Invited Speaker 5
Elaine Govender (Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universirty of Cape Town)
Invited Speaker 6
Drielli Peyerl (Researcher, Institute of Energy and Environment and Research Center for Gas Innovation, University of São Paulo)
Invited Speaker 7
Warathida Chaiyapa (Lecturer, School of Public Policy, Chiang Mai University)
Invited Speaker 8
James Prest (Senior Lecturer, College of Law, Australian National University)
Commentator 3
Helen Clark (Former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Former Administrator of UNDP)
Commentator 4
Oki Taikan (Senior Vice-Rector, United Nations University)

Concluding Session

Chair of Closing Session
Sato Jin (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Special Adviser to the President of the University of Tokyo)
Summary from Sub-session 1
Cao Vu Quynh Anh (PhD Student, The University of Tokyo)
Summary from Sub-session 2
Nikolaos Iliopoulos (PhD Student, The University of Tokyo)
Proposal for Future Work
Barry Ness (Associate Professor, Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies)
Summary and Conclusions
Sato Jin (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo; Special Adviser to the President of the University of Tokyo)
End of Session
Session Coordinator: Mino Takashi (Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Parallel Session 2

In Search for Common Security in an Age of Deglobalization
Organizer: Fujiwara Kiichi, Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

[*Change in the venue and time: Tetsumon Memorial Auditorium, 9:00-13:10]

Panel 1

Changing Technology and its Regional Implications
Moderator: Shiroyama Hideaki (Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)

Panel 2

The Way out: Managing Great Power Politics
Moderator: Kim Sung-Han (Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University)

Wrap-up Discussion

Common Security as Global Commons
Moderator: G. John Ikenberry (Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy, Princeton University)

Parallel Session 3

Lifelong Well-being: Self-managing Healthy Society
Organizer:Tei Yuichi/ Chung Ung-il, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering; Center of Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo; Dean, School of Health Innovation, Kanagawa University of Human Services

Session1: Good practices from public sectors

Introduction
Tei Yuichi/ Chung Ung-il, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering; Center of Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo; Dean, School of Health Innovation, Kanagawa University of Human Services
Global policy tackling aging society with declining birthrate
Kasai Takeshi, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, Philippines
Nozaki Shinjiro, Compliance and Risk Management Officer/Office of the Regional Director, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization
Public health/medical data platform
Mr. Chao Heng Tai, Executive Vice President, Fu-jen Catholic University Hospital, Taiwan
How to utilize health/medical data for Digital Health
Eran Toledo, EVP and CTO, Sanara Ventures, Israel

Session 2: Good practices from private sectors

Private health/medical data platform 1
Arie Meir, Product Manager, Google Cloud
Private health/medical data platform 2
Mark A. Bach, Vice President, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Session 3: Breakthrough science and technology

Metagenome: Paradigm shift in health/medical care
Imoto Seiya and Uematsu Satoshi, Professor, Institute for Medical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
How and what can Nano do for medicine?
Hyeon Taeghwan, Director, Center for Nanoparticle Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS) and SNU Distinguished Professor, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University

Session 4: Panel discussion

Future framework of health/medical care
Moderator: Tei Yuichi/ Chung Ung-il, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering; Center of Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo; Dean, School of Health Innovation, Kanagawa University of Human Services
Panelists: all speakers

Wrap-up

Wrap-up
Tei Yuichi/ Chung Ung-il, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering; Center of Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo; Dean, School of Health Innovation, Kanagawa University of Human Services

Parallel Session 4

Digital Revolution
Organizer: Mitsuishi Mamoru, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Session1

IoT, AI and Hardware Industries (Value Creation: Responsible Consumption and Production (Goal 12 in SDGs))
Moderators:
Mitsuishi Mamoru, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Jian Cao, Associate Vice President for Research, Northwestern University

Session2

AI and Healthcare
Moderators:
Kwon Dong-Soo, Professor, KAIST, Korea
Sakuma Ichiro, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Session3

Social Science and Policy
Moderators:
Shiroyama Hideaki, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
Ema Arisa, Project Assistant Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo

Wrap-up

Summary of Digital Revolution

Parallel Session 5

Urban Futures
Organizer: Alison Isenberg, Co-Director, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities; Professor of History, Princeton University

Morning (one panel:2.5 hours)

1.Envisioning/Expanding Urban Futures
Moderator: Alison Isenberg, Co-Director, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities; Professor of History, Princeton University

Afternoon (two panels:2 hours)

2.Urban Spectacle: Infrastructure and the Olympics
Moderator: Dianne Harris, Senior Program Officer, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
3.The Future is Now: Cities on the Edge
Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Parallel Session 6

Inequality in the Global Era: Searching for an Inclusive Future
Organizer: Shirahase Sawako, Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Opening remark by Sawako Shirahase
Shirahase Sawako, Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Standard workers and non-standard workers: the medium-term trend
Kambayashi Ryo, Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Economic gender inequality in Japan and Korea
Yamaguchi Kazuo: Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
Disability and Economy
Matsui Akihiko, Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
Discussion about Economic Inclusiveness
Social well-being and social quality in a comparative perspective
Yee Jaeyeol, Professor, College of Social Science, Seoul National University
The welfare system and social policy in Korea in recent decade: Implication to East Asian countries
Song Ho Kuen: Chair Professor, POSTECH, Korea
Social investment as a strategy of equality
Joakim Palme: Professor of Political Science, Uppsala University
Discussions about Welfare Reform and Social Investment
Moderator: Shirahase Sawako, Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Wrap-up session
Closing remark by Sawako Shirahase

09:30-12:00

Special Speech: Justin Yifu Lin

Former Chief Economist, the World Bank

Moderator: Sohn Jie-ae, Former CEO, Arirang TV & Radio
Special Speech: Sputniko!
Artist; Associate Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts

Moderator: Sohn Jie-ae, Former CEO, Arirang TV & Radio
Special Speech: Lee Gunho
Chief Engineer and co-Founder, ENUMA

Moderator: Sohn Jie-ae, Former CEO, Arirang TV & Radio

Summary Session

Reports from Parallel Sessions and Wrap-up
Moderator: Haneda Masashi, Executive Director and Vice President, The University of Tokyo; Director, Tokyo College

Closing Ceremony

Closing Remarks

 

  • Gonokami Makoto, President, The University of Tokyo
  • Park In-Kook, President, Chey Institute for Advanced Studies (CIAS)
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