Gender Summit 2017 Asia - Pacific

Program & Presentations (Tentative)

~ Better Science and Innovation through Gender, Diversity and Inclusive Engagement ~

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25 May 2017 (Thu.)
07:30 - 08:45 REGISTRATION
08:45 - 10:00 Opening
Welcome Address
Chair
 Michinari Hamaguchi - Japan Science and Technology Agency [Japan]
Guest Speakers
 Takashi Onishi - Science Council of Japan [Japan]
 Kirsty Duncan - Minister of Science [Canada] : Video message
 Carlos Moedas - European Commission [Belgium] : Video message
 Wolfgang Burtscher - European Commission [Belgium]
 HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan [Jordan]
 B. Mario Pinto - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada [Canada]
 Ruiping Gao - National Natural Science Foundation of China [China]
 Kimiko Murofushi - Ochanomizu University [Japan]
 (TBC)
10:10 - 11:30 Plenary 1 History and Future of Gender and Diversity
Keynote Speakers
 Chieko Asakawa - IBM Research [Japan]
 Angela Ki Che Leung - University of Hong Kong [Hong Kong]
 Juichi Yamagiwa - Kyoto University [Japan]
11:45 - 13:00 Plenary 2 Female Researchers Tackling Global Serious Issues
Chair
 Michinari Hamaguchi - Japan Science and Technology Agency [Japan]
Panel
 Reiko Abe - Oriental Consultants India Pvt. Ltd. [India]
 Daw Than Nwe - Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science [Myanmar]
 Seng Mom - Royal University of Agriculture [Cambodia]
14:00 - 15:15 Plenary 3 Gender-based Research and Innovation
Chair
 Londa Schiebinger - Stanford University [U.S.A.]
Panel
 Hee Young Paik - Center for Gendered Innovations in Science and Technology Research [South Korea]
 Xueyan Yang - Xi'an Jiaotong University [China]
 Mathias Wullum Nielsen - Stanford University [U.S.A.]
15:30 - 16:45 Parallel
Sessions 1
Benefits from Women's Participation for Science, Technology and Innovation
1. Gendered innovations from data, education and infrastructure
Panel
  • Li-Ling Tsai - National Kaohsiung Normal University [Taiwan]
  • Yukari Mochi - Development Bank of Japan [Japan]
  • Mikiko Ishikawa - Chuo University [Japan]
Commentator
  • Rashidah Shuib - Universiti Sains Malaysia [Malaysia]
2. Real cases of innovation generated by women's participation
Chair
  • Tsukiko Tsukahara - Catalyst Japan [Japan]
Panel
  • Hideaki Fujisawa - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry [Japan]
  • Asako Hoshino - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. [Japan]
  • Zane Zumbahlen - IBM Corp. [U.S.A.]
  • (TBC)
Gender Dimensions in Sport
1. The Performance of Female Athletes in Olympic and Paralympic Games and Gender Equality in Society: An International Comparison
Panel
  • Kyoko Raita - Chukyo University [Japan]
  • Toni Bruce - University of Auckland [New Zealand]
  • Gilda Lasat-Uy - University of the Philippines Diliman [Philippines]
2. Alternative physical cultures and the new possibilities
Chair
  • Junko Tahara - Kokushikan University [Japan]
Panel
  • Daichi Suzuki - Japan Sports Agency [Japan]
  • Keiko Itani - Kyoto University of Education [Japan]
  • Payoshni Mitra - Jadavpur University [India]
  • Sophie Brière - Laval University [Canada]
  • Guylaine Demers - Laval University [Canada]
  • (TBC)
Promotion of Gender Equality by Improving Access and Use of Researcher Database
1. Making Gender-related Database
2. Analyzing Gender-related Database
Panel
  • Anders Karlsson - Elsevier [Netherlands]
  • Noriko Arai - National Institute of Informatics [Japan]
  • Naomi Shibasaki-Kitakawa - Japan Inter-Society Liaison Association Committee for Promoting Equal Participation of Men and Women in Science and Engineering [Japan]
  • Youngah Park - Korea Institute of S&T evaluation and Plannning / Myongji Univeristy [South Korea]
  • Nan Zhang - The National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China [China]
  • Sveva Avveduto - National Research Council [Italy]
  • Monika Raharti - Center for Young Scientists [Indonesia]
  • (TBC)
17:00 - 18:15 Parallel
Sessions 2
19:00 - 21:00 Reception, Networking
26 May 2017 (Fri.)
09:00 - 10:15 Parallel
Sessions 3
Developing Evaluation Methods for Diversity in Research
Panel / Keynote Speakers
  • Linxiu Zhang - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences [China]
  • Rubiyah Yusof - Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology Universitit Teknologi Malaysia [Malaysia]
  • Sarah Dickinson Hyams - ECU Athena SWAN [U.K.]
  • Kellina M. Craig-Henderson - National Science Foundation [U.S.A.]
  • Sonja Ochsenfeld-Repp - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [Germany]
Gender Equality from Perspective of Men and Boys
Chair
  • Keiko Ikeda - Shizuoka University [Japan]
Keynote Speakers
  • Wayne Martino - University of Western Ontario [Canada]
  • Francesca Borgonovi - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development [France]
  • Futoshi Taga - Kansai University [Japan]
Commentator
  • Mario Liong - Ritsumeikan University [Japan]
  • (TBC)
Equal Opportunities for Women & Men in STEM Education
Panel
  • Clem Herman - The Open University [U.K.]
  • Sonoko Dorothea Bellingrath-Kimura - Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research / Humboldt University of Berlin [Germany]
  • Alessandro Bello - UNESCO [France]
  • Lakshmi Ramachandran - National University of Singapore [Singapore]
  • Masako Ito - Nagasaki University [Japan]
  • Akiko Sato - Ochanomizu University [Japan]
  • Takakazu Yokokura - Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University [Japan]
  • Miyako Asai - Shibaura Institute of Technology [Japan]
  • (TBC)
10:30 - 11:45 Parallel
Sessions 4
11:45 - 13:45 POSTERS AND STANDS
13:45 - 15:00 Plenary 4 Social Responsibilities of Science
Chair
 Yuko Harayama - Council for Science, Technology and Innovation [Japan]
Panel
 Philip Campbell - Nature Publishing Group., LTD. [U.K.]
 Kinlay Tshering - Ministry of Agriculture & Forests [Bhutan]
 Rowena Cristina L. Guevara - Department of Science and Technology [Philippines]
15:00 - 15:30 Plenary 5 Conclusions / Next Steps: Report of Working Groups (Parallel Sessions)
Chair
 Kumie Inose - Science Council of Japan / Konan University [Japan]
Speakers
 Yoko Nameki - IBM Japan, Ltd. [Japan]
 Hatsumi Mori - The University of Tokyo [Japan]
 Ryoichi Fujii - Research Organization of Information and Systems [Japan]
 Kimio Ito - Kyoto University [Japan]
 Chisato Miyaura - Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology [Japan]
15:45 - 17:00 Plenary 6 Conclusions / Next Steps: Proposal on Gender Equality for UN SDGs
Panel
 Yuko Harayama - Council for Science, Technology and Innovation [Japan]
 Elizabeth Pollitzer - Portia [U.K.]
 Heisook Lee - Center for Gendered Innovations in Science and Technology Research [South Korea]
 Norichika Kanie - Keio University / UNU-IAS [Japan]
 Miyoko O. Watanabe - Japan Science and Technology Agency [Japan]
Commentator
 Teruo Kishi - Minister for Foreign Affairs [Japan]
17:00 - 17:15 Closing Future of Gender Summit
Speakers
 Elizabeth Pollitzer - Portia [U.K.]
 Maryse Lassonde - Quebec Natural Sciences and Technology Granting Agency [Canada]
 Clare Walsh - Australian Embassy [Australia]