website statistics
skip to primary navigationskip to content

Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction

An Innovation and Knowledge Centre funded by EPSRC and Innovate UK

Studying at Cambridge

 

JSPS 80th Anniversary Event

The Future of UK-Japan Collaboration in Science & Technology from the perspective of Infrastructure Studies Building Resilient Infrastructure and Society– Drawing on experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake
When Nov 14, 2012
from 01:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Embassy of Japan in the UK, London W1J 7JT
Contact Name Ms Liz Norfolk
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

JSPS logo.jpg

Speakers
Professor Yozo Fujino, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Professor Brian Collins, UCL (Former Chief Scientist of Department for Transport)
Professor Kazuhiro Ueta, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University
Professor Robert Mair CBE, FREng, FRS, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cambridge University
Professor Noboru Koshizuka, The University of Tokyo Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies
Dr Scott Steedman, BSI Director, Standards


Programme
13:30 Arrival, Tea/Coffee
14:00 Opening Remarks – Professor Yuichiro Anzai, President, JSPS
14:10 Remarks – Mr Keiichi Hayashi, Ambassador, Embassy of Japan in the UK
14:20 Remarks – Professor Martyn Poliakoff, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society
Chair – Professor Kozo Hiramatsu, Director, JSPS London
14:30 Public lecture 1 – Professor Yozo Fujino, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
14:55 Public lecture 2 – Professor Brian Collins, UCL (Former Chief Scientist of Department for Transport)
15:20 Discussion
15:40 Break
15:50 Public lecture 3 – Professor Kazuhiro UETA, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University
16:15 Public lecture 4 – Professor Robert Mair, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cambridge University
16:40 Discussion
17:00 Break
17:10 Public lecture 5 – Professor Noboru Koshizuka, The University of Tokyo
17:35 Public lecture 6 – Dr Scott Steedman, BSI Director of Standard
18:00 Discussion
18:25 Closing Remarks Professor Kozo Hiramatsu, Director, JSPS London

19:00 Reception
Toast and Kagami-biraki ceremony
19:45 JSPS’ 80th Anniversary Alumni and Photo Awards Ceremony (Tentative)
20:30 Close

 

More details about the event:

Dress Code:Smart-Casual
Venue:Ballroom, Embassy of Japan in the UK, London W1J, 7JT
Security: Please be aware there are strict security measures in place at the Japanese Embassy. Please allow yourself extra time to clear these controls. Computers, mobile phones and cameras must remain in the cloakroom of the Embassy which will be manned at all times.
ID:You will need to bring one form of photo identification with you, preferably a passport or driver’s license.
Business Card: Please bring business card with you to submit at reception

Registration has now closed for this event: please check the JSPS website http://www.jsps.org/80th/80th-event.html for updates.

Contact

For further information regarding events please contact: , Programme Administrator

Connect with us