PROGRAM/SUMMARIES

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DAY1
10/1 Sun.
Iino Hall

Hall

12:30~14:00 In Collaboration with GLOBE "Are Walls Dividing the World?"SummaryPanelists
  • James F. Hollifield Professor in the Department of Political Science, Director of the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University
  • Sota Kimura Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Constitutional Law)
    Coordinator
  • Norito Kunisue Editor in Chief, The Asahi Shimbun GLOBE
15:00~15:20 Lecture "Making Tokyo a Sustainable and Environmentally Progressive City"Summary
15:30~17:00 Dialogue "Architect Runs around the World"SummaryGuest
Moderator

Room A

12:45~14:15 Dialogue "Considering the Future of Our Children"Summary Guest
  • Yoichi Ochiai Media Artist / Advisor to the President and Assistant Professor at the University of Tsukuba
Moderator
14:45~16:15 In Collaboration with HuffPost Japan "The Potential for Art to Transcend Gender"SummaryGuest
Moderator

Room B

12:45~14:15 Panel Discussion "Exploring the Sea Depths for Unexploited Resources: A New Challenge Taken on by Team KUROSHIO"Summary Panelists
  • Hiroaki Yokota General Manager of Ocean Business Promotion Department, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
  • Takeshi Nakatani Research Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Coordinator
  • Yumi Nakayama Staff Writer, City News Section of the Asahi Shimbun
14:45~16:15 Dialogue "60 Years of Japanese Antarctic Exploration – A Message from the Poles to the World"Summary Guest
  • Kumiko Goto-Azuma Professor, Director of the Ice Core Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research
Coordinator
  • Yumi Nakayama Staff Writer, City News Section of the Asahi Shimbun

DAY2
10/2 Mon
Imperial Hotel

Master of Ceremony:Chiho UeyamaSummary/Announcer of TV Asahi
12:00~12:10 Remarks by Host
12:10~12:30 Remarks by Guest of HonorSummary
Fumio Kishida Chairman, Policy Research Council of the Liberal Democratic Party / Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
12:30~13:30 Keynote Speech "'Globalization' and the Crisis of the International State System"SummaryWolfgang Streeck Professor of sociology, Director emeritus of Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
13:30~14:30 Keynote Speech "Populism and Democracy in the 21st Century"SummaryPierre Rosanvallon Professor at the College de France (Modern and Contemporary History of Politics)
Intermission
14:40~16:10 Panel Discussion "Overcoming Divides for Our Future"Summary Panelists
  • Wolfgang Streeck Professor of sociology, Director emeritus of Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
  • Pierre Rosanvallon Professor at the College de France (Modern and Contemporary History of Politics)
  • James F. Hollifield Professor in the Department of Political Science, Director of the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University
Coordinator
  • Yoichi Nishimura Managing Director (Executive Editor and Chief Officer for Content Management) of the Asahi Shimbun
Intermission
16:20~16:35 Yoshimoto SDGs OgiriSummary Kinshi Katsura Sanjaku KatsuraSanshiro KatsuraSando KatsuraAkira Ishida, NON STYLE
Seiko, Amako Inter
16:45~17:45 Special Talk "Sustainable Development Goals to Transform the World"Summary Guest
Moderator

DAY3
10/3 Tue
Imperial Hotel Peacock Room East

9:30~10:40 Panel Discussion "Sustainable Societies from the Perspective of Fair Trade"Summary Panelists
Coordinator
  • Akemi Kanda Staff Writer, Science and Medical News Section of the Asahi Shimbun
10:40~10:55 Special Lecture "What AEON Can Do to Realize a Recycling-Oriented Society"Summary
  • Kahori Miyake Executive Officer, CSR & Communication, AEON CO., LTD.
10:55~11:55 Lecture "The New Nordic Food Movement and Its Global Legacy"Summary Speaker
Intermission
12:25~13:35 Panel Discussion "VR Encounters Art and Culture"Summary Panelists
Coordinator
13:35~13:50 Special Lecture "The Present and Future of Virtual Reality and Digital Archiving for Cultural Assets"SummarySpeaker
Tatsuya Yano Senior General Manager, Cultural Project Division, Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
13:50~15:00 Panel Discussion "Issues for Society and the Role of Businesses"Summary Panelists
  • Rika Fukuda General Manager, CSR & Citizenship Department, Groupwide Brand Communication Division, Panasonic Corporation
  • Hidemitsu Sasaya Managing Executive Officer of CSR Promotion Department, ITO EN, LTD.
  • Megumu Murakami Manager, Center for the Strategy of Emergence, The Japan Research Institute
Coordinator
Intermission
15:45~16:55 Panel Discussion "‘Hydrogen Society’ to Save Japan?"Summary Panelists
  • Yoshikazu Tanaka Chief Engineer, ZF, MS Product Planning, Mid-size Vehicle Company, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
  • Mineyuki Fukuda Former Member of the House of Representatives
  • SUGIZO Musician
Coordinator
17:10~18:20 Panel Discussion "Why are the world’s most charismatic entrepreneurs advancing into the space business?"Summary Panelists
  • Chiaki Mukai Vice President, Tokyo University of Science
  • Masayasu Ishida Principal, A.T. Kearney / President, SPACETIDE Foundation
Coordinator
  • Hiromi Onishi Executive Director of the Asahi Shimbun in Charge of Digital Business and International Affairs

DAY3
10/3 Tue
Imperial Hotel Peacock Room West

9:30~10:20 Lecture "Where did the first Japanese come from? Holistic reenactment project of the voyage 30,000 years ago."Summary Speaker 
  • Yousuke Kaifu Chief of the Division of Human Evolution, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
    Head of the “Holistic reenactment project of the voyage 30,000 years ago”
10:20~10:35 Special Lecture "The Future Society to Be Created by Artificial Intelligence Technology"SummaryNaonori Ueda Head of Ueda Research Laboratory (NTT Fellow) and Director of Machine Learning and Data Science Center, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
10:35~11:45 Panel Discussion "Bracing for the Impact of AI and Big Data"Summary Panelists
Coordinator
  • Ikuya Tanaka Staff Writer, Science and Medical News Section of the Asahi Shimbun
Intermission
12:15~13:25 Panel Discussion "Local Communities Protecting Water– Kumamoto’s Efforts to Overcome a Crisis"Summary Panelists
  • Kang Sang-jung Political Scientist / Director and President, Kumamoto Prefectural Theater
  • Tsutomu Ichikawa Professor at Tokai University Kumamoto Center for Educational Research and Development and Dean of Tokai University School of Industrial Engineering
Coordinator
  • Tomoichi Ichimura Executive Director of the Asahi Shimbun in Charge of Cultural Projects and Business Development
13:25~13:40 Special Lecture "Bringing ‘FOLLOW YOUR NATURE’ to the World"SummaryTomomi Fukumoto Executive Officer, Division COO, Corporate Communication Division, SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
13:40~14:50 Panel Discussion "Using SDGs to Transform Society and Protect the Earth"Summary Panelists
  • Masao Tabuchi Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Corporation
  • Kaori Kuroda Executive Director of CSO Network Japan
  • Masahiro Mizuno President and representative director, Tree Inc.
Coordinator
14:50~15:05 Special Lecture "SDGs and CSR Initiatives at Sumitomo Metal Mining"SummarySpeaker
  • Atsushi Kaikake Executive Officer, General Manager of Safety & Environment Control Dept., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
Intermission
15:35~16:45 Panel Discussion "Invigorating Communities through Local Production and Consumption of Energy"Summary Panelists
  • Koji Ishikawa General Manager, Green Energy Products Division and Executive Officer at NTN Corporation
  • Hidefumi Kurasaka Professor, Graduate School of Social Science, Chiba University
  • Naomichi Suzuki Mayor of Yubari City, Hokkaido
Coordinator
  • Kiyoshi Isshiki Coordinator, Education Business Division of the Asahi Shimbun
16:45~17:00 Special Lecture "Creating a Society that Benefits from Genuine Wealth"SummarySpeaker
  • Kazuhiko Ishimura Chairman & Representative Director, AGC Asahi Glass
    Chairman, The Asahi Glass Foundation
17:00~18:10 Panel Discussion "Rise of ESG Investment: Has Money Changed Its Path?"Summary Panelists
Coordinator
  • Toru Ishii Senior Staff Writer of the Asahi Shimbun

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