UNU-IAS will host the International Symposium on Sustainability Science: Creation of a Sustainable Society in Harmony with Nature on 24 January 2015 in Tokyo. The symposium will explore insights from sustainability science on the transition to a green economy, and its role in achieving a sustainable society in harmony with nature.
The symposium will feature a keynote speech by Sir Partha Sarathi Dasgupta (Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge) and plenary speeches by Abdul Hamid Zakri (Chair, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, IPBES), Harold Mooney (Professor, Stanford University) and other leading experts.
This event will be co-organized by UNU-IAS, the Sustainability Science Consortium and the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science of The University of Tokyo, and supported by Japan Science and Technology Agency.
Simultaneous Japanese–English interpretation will be provided at this symposium.
Registration is free and open to the public. To register, please visit https://supportoffice.jp/ssc2015/
Please note that the registration website will be available from 22 December 2014.
Please note that presentation titles are subject to change.
10:00 Opening Remarks / Welcome
10:10 Keynote Speech
10:50 Plenary Speech
11:20 Questions and Answers
11:50 Plenary Speech
12:10 Plenary Speech
11:30 Questions and Answers
13:00 Lunch Break
14:00 Plenary Speech
14:20 Plenary Speech
14:40 Questions and Answers
15:10 Panel Discussion
Chair: Kazuhiko Takeuchi (Senior Vice-Rector, UNU; Director, IR3S)
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