CoHHO Educational Programe: International Workshop in 2017 (October 27th-28th ,Kyoto University)

Achievements and Perspectives of the CoHHO Studies -An Opportunity for Networking-

 (This page is updated on 4th October, information will be improved at any time) 

○ Purpose

     In 2013, the CoHHO Educational Program started to study the theories and practices of the Connectivity of Hills, Humans and Oceans (CoHHO). More than 140 students have graduated so far and around 100 students are currently studying in this program.
     What have we learned through the CoHHO?
     How can we connect our knowledge and experiences to the real world?
     CoHHO graduates, current students and people who are involved in CoHHO practices will talk together, share achievements and design perspectives of future CoHHO studies. This is an opportunity for networking. Join us!


○ Program

27th October, 2017 (Friday)  3:00 – 7:45 pm

(1) Pre-symposium session 1 (group work)  3:00 – 5:30 pm

(2) Party of the CoHHO Program Alumni  5:45 – 7:45 pm 

28th October, 2017(Saturday)  9:00 am – 7:00 pm

(3) Pre-symposium session 2 (group work)  9:00 – 11:15 am

(4) Poster session of researches and activities by CoHHO students and graduates

 Venue: Maskawa Building for Education and Research,  North campus, Kyoto University (No. 13 of North campus map)

 11:15 am -1:00 pm   (Opening to the Public)

 (*CoHHO students (present and former) who consider to make a poster presentation (English) in this session, please CLICK HERE to get more detail. Deadline of abstract is 9/29.)

(5) International Symposium  1:00 – 4:45 pm   (Opening to the Public)


 Language:Japanese (with simultaneous English translation)

 Venue: Maskawa Building for Education and Research,  North campus, Kyoto University (No. 13 of North campus map)

 【Opening speech】 Prof. Shinya Funakawa: Dean of the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies

 【Keynote speech】 Prof. Yoh Yamashita: Dean of the Field Science Education and Research Center  (Previous Dean of the CoHHO Unit):
Understanding of Complex Triangular Relationship in the Connectivity of Hills, Humans and Oceans (CoHHO)

 【Special lecture 1】 Mr.Naohisa Okuda , Director, Biodiversity Policy Division,Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment:
A Project of the Ministry of the Environment “Connecting and Supporting Forests, Countryside, Rivers and Sea”

 【Special lecture 2】 Mr.Yoshiaki Saito , General Manager, 2030 Japanese Value Creation Department, Center for Strategic Management & Innovation, Nomura Research Institute:
Create New Value: The Killer Skills of Japanese “Innovators”

 【 Program reports】 Prof.Akira Asakura, Dean of the CoHHO Unit :
The achievement of the CoHHO Educational Program

 【Educational achievements and Prospect of CoHHO】

      <Reports of Group Work> Short presentation from the chair-person of each group

      <Reports of the CoHHO graduates> Mami Harada: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
                                                            Kaya Abdulgaffar: Ministry of Forest and Water Office of Turkey
                                                            Kieu Kinh Thi: University of Education, the University of Danang, Vietnam

 【Closing Session】 Comments from guests: Dr. Hoang Hai (The University of Danang, Vietnam)
                                                                       Ms. Mari Kurata (Ikaw Ako, Environmental NGO)
                                                                       Mr. Takehiro Umemura (The Nippon Foundation)

(6) Banquet 5:00 – 7:00 pm


○ Registration

Registration form *Registration will be closed as soon as capacity of 140 is filled.

・for current CoHHO students:

・for former CoHHO students: 

・for public: 


○ Contact information for inquiries by e-mail or facsimile

  Natsuki Shimizu:
  FAX (the CoHHO Unit) +81-(0)75-753-6451