Japan Weather Association (JWA) will co-host the “Japan-Taiwan Symposium: Ten Years of Progress and Lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake” to discuss the future direction of disaster prevention and mitigation with Society for the Study of Disaster Risk Management Policy (SSDRMP) of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), and Taiwan-Asian Exchange Foundation (TAEF). The symposium will be held online with simultaneous interpretation in Japanese, English, and Chinese.
This event will bring together key figures in disaster risk management policy research from Japan and Taiwan.
Participation at the event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.
【Outline of the Symposium】
・Date and Time: Thursday, September 30, 2021, 14:00~17:00 (Japan time)
・Participation fee: free
・Place: Online Webinar (WebEx), Simultaneous Interpretation in Japanese / English / Chinese
・Registration Deadline: 27 September 2021 (Register HERE)
・You can find more information in the brochure.
・”Ten Years of Progress and Issues from the Great East Japan Earthquake”
Professor Fumio Takeda
Representative of SSDRMP, GRIPS
Vice President of Fukushima College, Japan
・”Scientific Applications for Seismic Disaster Reduction and Preparedness”
Dr. Hongey Chen
Director of National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), Taiwan
“Ten Years of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Perspectives of Disaster Risk Reduction”
Adjunct Professor Akira Kotaki
Institute of DRM & Emergency Medical Service, Kokushikan University, Japan
Dr. Yasushi Suzuki
Chief Technology Officer of JWA
Committee Chair of SSDRMP, GRIPS, Japan
Dr. Wei-Sen Li
Secretary General, NCDR, Taiwan
Associate Professor ShyhYuan Maa
Department of Urban Planning and DRM, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Professor Masaru Sugahara
Deputy Director of Disaster Risk Management Course
Vice Representative of SSDRMP, GRIPS, Japan
Mr. Futoshi Osada
Director General of JWA
and more specialists will join the symposium.
Originally released in Japanese: 2021/09/10
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