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The Global 30 Academia-Business Joint Forum


1.  Objective

This forum aims to present the issues and challenges on career development and employment of high-level international human resources. Representatives from the “Global 30” Project universities and businesses will discuss practices on “Academic and business partnerships for making use of global human resource”. The outcomes of this forum will be shared by universities actively engaged in internationalization.

 

*For the internationalization of Japanese universities, “Global 30 Project”was launched by MEXT (the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) of the Japanese Government in an aim to bring up students who can be active internationally in an environment where they interact with international students. 13 universities are selected by MEXT to be members of the project.

**Report of last year’s form can be accessed from here (report in Japanese only)

2. Date, Time, and Venue

Date and Time: Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:00 to 5:50 pm

Venue (Forum): International Conference Hall and Keidanren Hall North and South
2nd Floor, Keidanren-Kaikan Conference
1-3-2 Otemachi, Chiyodaku, Tokyo 100-0004
http://www.keidanren-kaikan.jp/map.html

3. Program

 

Theme: Academic and business partnerships for making use of global human resource 

 

MC: Kiyoshi Higashijima, Trustee, Vice-President, Osaka University

14:00-14:10

Opening Speech, Etsuko Katsu, Vice President, International, Meiji University

14:10-14:20

Speeches, MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

14:20-14:40

Keynote Speech

Coffee Break

14:50-16:00

Group Discussion Sessions
1) East Japan Universities Group Discussion (Overseen by Sophia University)
Panelists:
Narihiko Uemura, Deputy Senior General Manager, Corporate Human Resources Division, Sony Corporation
Naohiko Tamiya, General Manager, Human Capital Gruop, Hitachi Ltd. and others
2) West Japan Universities Group Discussion (Overseen by Nagoya University)
Panelists:
Hiroyuki Urushizaki, Exective Officer, SG Holdings Co., Ltd. and others

Coffee Break

 

Presentation on the Group Discussion Session

 

Facilitator: Jiro Kokuryo, Vice President for International Collaboration and Education, Keio University 

16:20-16:35

Presenter1: Angela Yiu, Vice President for Academic Exchange, Sophia University

16:35-16:50

Presenter2: Yoshihito Watanabe, Vice-President, Nagoya University

16:50-17:20

Feedback from MEXT, METI, and KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)

17:20-17:40

Q&A Session

17:40-17:50

Closing Speech

Please specify which group discussion session you would like to participate in when completing the form. 

4. Organizers

13 Universities under the “Global 30” Project (Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kyushu University, Keio University, Sophia University, Meiji Universities, Waseda University, Doshisha University, and Ritsumeikan University) and Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

5. Further Inquiries

Contact: The University of Tokyo (Coordinating University for the Global 30 Project)
Email: email

6. Registration Form

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Please specify which of the two group discussion session you would like to participate in when completing the form.