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Hiroshima University - The 1st TAOYAKA Program International Symposium will be held on Nov. 2

TAOYAKA Program is pleased to announce the holding of The 1st TAOYAKA Program International Symposium "Toward a Multicultural-Coexistence Society."
download flyer: http://taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/content/files/PDF_Intl_Symposium_Poster.pdf

TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society has been selected as Program for Leading Graduate Schools (Multidisciplinary Model: Multicultural-Coexistence Society) in 2013.
The aim of this program is to train excellent students as leaders with broad perspectives and creativities, who are globally active beyond areas of industry, academia, and government.
For our 1st International Symposium, two professionals who have been working closely with disadvantaged regions in Japan and developing nations will give keynote lectures. The two professionals are Mr. Shinya Ominami (Director, NPO Green Valley Inc.) and Ms. Hiromi Tengeji (Representative, Kopernik Japan). The symposium will be a great opportunity to deepen your understanding of multicultural-coexistence societies and know your own possibilities of making a difference in the world.

*** Outline of The 1st TAOYAKA Program International Symposium "Toward a Multicultural-Coexistence Society" ***
[Time&Date] 13:30-16:30, Sunday, November 2nd 2014
[Venue] Library Hall, Central Library, Hiroshima University
[Access Information] http://www.lib.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/?page_id=360
[Map] http://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/add_html/access/en/saijyo2.html
[Seating Capacity] 70 persons
[Language] Japanese/English (Simultaneous interpretation provided)
[Admission] Free
[Registration] Please contact us for registration with your name, affiliation, and contact information by October 31st via e-mail.
[Contact] Hiroshima University TAOYAKA Program Office <E-mail> taoyaka@hiroshima-u.ac.jp

[Keynote Lectures]
- Lecture 1.
"Kamiyama Project - for establishing a high-quality and creative place"
Mr. Shinya Ominami (Director, NPO Green Valley Inc.)
http://www.in-kamiyama.jp/en/art/

- Lecture 2.
"How to distribute technologies to last mile communities in developing countries"
Ms. Hiromi Tengeji (Representative, Kopernik Japan)
http://kopernik.info/

- A briefing session explaining the outline of TAOYAKA Program will be held by Prof. Okahashi Hidenori, the Program Coordinator of TAOYAKA Program.

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