Open symposium/ Workshop/ Seminar

Online (Zoom)

Workshop: Flood Risk Management through Land Use Regulation and Insurance
DATE: March 16th(Wed), 10:00am(JST)
Online (Zoom)

DATE: March 15, 2022
TIME: 9:30-17:00 (Japan time)
Online (Zoom Webinar)

Sophia Symposium: Latest research development in smart watershed management at Sophia University
DATE:10th March 2022 17:00-20:00(JST)
Online (Zoom)

DATE: 22nd February 2022
TIME: 21:00-22:30 (JST)

Online symposium: ISLAND PERSPECTIVES: Shared challenges, unique potentials
DATE: 16th February 2022
TIME: 8:00-9:30am (JST)

Workshop: Integrated Urban-Rural Planning for Regional Sustainability
DATE: January 11, 2022
TIME: 15:30-19:00 (Japan Time)

Work shop: Where Watershed Management Should Head for?
DATE: Dec.22, 2021
TIME: 17:30-19:30(Tokyo, Japan)
Online(Zoom) and Special Meeting Room, Building No.7, Sophia University

Environmental Energy Workshop as part of Sophia Open Research Week.
DATE: November 18, 2021 13:00-17:00
FORMAT: Online(Zoom)
LANGUAGE: Japanese and English(Prof. Xiaohua Xia’s part)

Kickoff Symposium for Sophia Post-Branding Project: Trans-disciplinary Undertaking for Achieving SDGs – Focus on Water – Energy – Urban – Rural Nexus –
DATE: 2nd Nov., 2021 14:00-16:30
FORMAT: Online(Zoom)

Sophia Symposium: Urban Nature, Urban Culture Rethinking Water in Japan’s Cities
DATE: 16:00-20:00(Japan time) Sunday, October 24, 2021
Online symposium, simultaneous interpretation in Japanese and English
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Sophia Symposium: Exploring the Importance of Cultural Forest EcosystemServices (FES) in an International Perspective ‒Towards New Forest-related Business Opportunities?
TIME: 15:45~21:35, 15 Nov., 2021 (Japan ST) (7:45~13:35, 15 Nov., 2021/Central European ST)
FORMAT: Online(Zoom/Webinar)

Workshop for the latest development of Sophia Research Branding Project
Moving towards the collaboration between Sophia’s Branding Project, Mirai 2.0 and Island Sustainability Initiative
DATE: Monday, February 8, 2021 16:00-20:30 on Zoom

TITLE: Future energy systems: challenges & opportunities
SPEAKER: Prof.J.Yan (Mälardalen University, Sweden / Editor in chief of Applied Energy)
DATE: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 18:00-19:30

Title: Wetland Conservation in Taiwan: A Review
Speaker: Prof. Chiau WenYan (National Taiwan Ocean University)
Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:35-14:05
Place: Room1701,Building2, Sophia University

Sophia University Research Branding Project Special Workshop:
Introduction to bacterial products and their applications in wastewater treatment, agriculture and Lake management
Speaker: Yang He (Dexerials Corporation)
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019 10:00-11:30
Place: Building 2, Room 1522

Title: Thinking Sustainability from the perspectives of island and coast
Date: Monday, 18 November 2019
Time: 17:00 to 19:30
Place: Sophia University, Central Library 8F, room 821

TITLE: Colloquium on Water-Related Studies in Kerala, India A Research Initiative in Sophia Branding Project
Date: Friday, 18 October 2019
Time: 13:30 to 15:35
Place: Sophia University, Central Library 8F, room 821

Title: Sophia University Island Sustainability Symposium
JST Sakura Science 2019 Wrap-up
Date: Thursday, 3 October 2019
Time: 13:30 to 16:00
Place: Sophia University, Building 2, 17th Floor, Room 1702

Author Talk: “Interactive Approaches to Water Governance in Asia”
Date: June 24, 2019 17:30-19:00
Place: Library B1F Learning Commons, Sophia University

Workshop on Advanced Hydrological Modeling
State-of-the Art Probes for International River Management and Impact of Climate and Land Use Changes
Speaker 1: Dr. Lu Hui, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China
Title: Simulation and Protection of Hydrological Processes in the Mekong River Basin
Speaker 2: Dr. Luo Pingping, Professor, Chang’an University, China
Title: Impact Assessment of Rainfall Pattern and Intensity on Runoff and Inundation Condition for Urban Watershed Considering Land Use Change
Date: July 23, 2019 5:00-7:30pm
Place: Building 2 1701

Date: June 11, 2019 17:30-19:00
Place: 2-409, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Introduction of Advanced Flow Measurement of Wetlands and Lakes
Speaker: Masato Nakata (Application Manager/Xylem Japan)
Date: January 25, 2019 15:00-17:00
Place: 2-1522, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Aspirations of University Students in the Marshall Islands to Migrate and Livelihood Transition of Marshallese to USA
Speaker: Mikiyasu Nakayama (Professor, the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo)
Date: January 11, 2019 10:00-11:30
Place: 2-1522, Sophia University

Symposium: Global Water Security and the SDGs: Japan’s Role at Home and Abroad
Date: January 9, 2019 10:00-18:00
Place: International Conference Room, 2-17th Floor, Sophia University

Date: December 12, 2018 13:00-17:00
place: Building 6 Faculty Club, Sophia University

Presentation 1: Study on Scale Regulation of Fallow based on Cultivated Land Pressure – Prof. Qingyuan Yang (Dean, School of Geographical Sciences Southwest University, China)
Presentation 2: Land Surface Process Observations and Simulations from Heihe to Chongqing – Prof. Mingguo Ma(Vice Dean, School of Geographical Sciences Southwest University, China)
Date: November 19, 2018 13:30-15:00
Place: 2-1701, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Recovery Progress in Rikuzentakata 
Speaker: Aya Yokosawa (Tourism coordinator, Marugoto-Rikuzentakata)
Date: October 5, 2018 15:00-16:45
place: 2-1522, Sophia University

ISE2018, 12th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics

Special Workshop:Improvement of Flow Observation Techniques of Wetlands and Lakes
Speaker: Masato Nakata (Application manager, Xylem Japan)
Date: July 25, 2018 17:00-19:00
Place: L-412B, Sophia University

Symposium: How can research and educational activities contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Building Pan-Pacific Partnerships: Transcending boundaries towards collaborative rehabilitation of wetlands and their communities
Date: June 6, 2018 17:00-19:00
Place: 2-17th Floor Conference Hall, Sophia University

Special Workshop: New Probes in Branding Project
Presentation 1: The Water Environment of Kerala- Ecological and Social Issues
Speaker: Dr. J G Ray, Professor, School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University
Presentation 2: Looking Back on the Present From the Standpoint of Future Generations: A New Approach Toward Sustainability
Speaker: Dr. Yoshinori Nakagawa, Associate Professor, Kochi University of Technology
Date: May 29, 2018 17:00-20:00
Place: L-921,Sophia University

Special Workshop for students: Kerala: God’s own Country: Environmental Challenges & Prospects
Speaker: Dr. J G Ray, Professor, School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University
Date: May 29, 2018 11:00-
Place: 2-17th Floor Conference Hall, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Scientific Approaches to Characterize the Sarobetsu Marshland
Speaker: Prof. Masayuki Takada (Hosei University)
Date: May 8, 2018 17:00-18:30
Place: 6-406, Sophia University

2017 Sophia University Research and Branding Project internal presentation meeting
Date: April 3, 2018 9:20-12:00
Place: 2-17th Floor Conference Hall, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Rethinking the natural environment: What is happening in Japan’s largest high-rise wetland
Speaker: Prof. Shiro Tsuyuzaki (Hokkaido University)(
Date: January 26, 2018 14:00-15:30
Place: L-911, Sophia University

Special Workshop: Sustainable Biodiversity-Based Economic Development Policy and Experiments of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Thailand – Current Status and Future Outlook
Speaker: Dr. Werachai Narkwiboonwong, Ph.D, Executive Board Member, Biodiversity-Based Economy Development Office (BEDO), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailan5d
Date: January 17, 2018 15:15-16:30
Place: 2-508, Sophia University

Special Seminar: Workshop on Flow Observation Techniques of Wetlands and Lakes
Speaker: Masato Nakata (Application Manager, Xylem Japan)
Date: Decenber 13, 2017 14:00-16:00
Place: 2-1522, Sophia University

Presentation 1: Multi-scaled Hydrological Processes and Water Resources Effects in Mountain Regions
Speaker: Dr. & Prof. Yangwen Jia, Vice Director, Department of Water Resources & Academic Leader, State Key Laboratory of Simulation and Regulation of Water Cycle in River Basin, China Institute of Water Resources & Hydropower Research (IWHR)
Presentation 2: Water Resources Allocation Model and its Multi-dimensional Assessment
Speaker: Dr. & Prof. Jinjun You, Department of Water Resources, China Institute of Water Resources & Hydropower Research (IWHR)
Date: November 28, 2018 15:00-16:00
Place: 2-1522, Sophia University

Special Seminar: Voices from the Canadian Arctic -What are the realities of living with climate change? What can we do to make a change?-
Speaker: 1) MS. CAITLYN BAILKIE, Arctic Youth & Partnerships Program Manager, Royal Canadian Geographical Society member, Canada 150 ambassador
2) DR. JOHN ENGLAND, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta, Canadian Arctic Scientist
Date: November 14, 2017 9:00-10:45
Place: 2-408, Sophia University

Special Seminar: “Branding strategy”
Speaker: Takeshi Okawara, C.E.O, JC Comsa Corporation
Date: October 26, 2017 15:30-17:00
Place: 2-1701, Sophia University

Special Seminar: The Idea of Identity and Multiculturalism – trends and challenges
Speaker: Prof. Augustine Sari, Vice-president, Sophia University
Date: October 23, 2017 17:00-18:30 Place: L-821, Sophia University

Symposium: Charting Island Sustainability -Interactive Dialogue with Experts from the Caribbean, Micronesia and Japan-
Date: July 20, 2017 17:00-19:00
Place: 2-1701, Sophia University

Waterside regeneration and Green Infrastructure in New York -Global city resilience Promoted by Public-Private collaboration-
Speaker: Kyohei Takizawa, Director, Mizbering project kyusyu University
Date: July 12, 2017 18:30-20:00
Place: 2-1702, Sophia University

Sophia University Research Branding Project The 1st International Symposium: Integrated Environmental Science and Management for Achieving SDGs at Watershed Scale
Date: June 29, 2017 13:30-17:00
Place: 2-1702, Sophia University

Symposium: Mainstreaming Biodiversity -Toward Achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets and SDGs-
Date: June 21, 2017 15:30-17:50
Place: 6-101, Sophia University

Coexistence of paddy field agriculture and biodiversity by flexible wetland utilization
Speaker: Syusaku Hirayama General Manager, Industrial Economic Department, Osaki City
Date: May 22, 2017 17:00-19:00
Place: L-911, Sophia University

Kickoff Symposium for Sophia Research Branding Project
Date: March 15,2017 13:30-17:00
Place: 2-17th Floor Conference Hall, Sophia University

The world of unknown microorganisms that has been seen in the latest technology
Speaker: Nobutada kimura, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Date: February 23, 2017 15:00-17:00
Place: L-9th Floor Conference room, Sophia University

The development and regulation of wetland in Taiwan
Speaker: 白仁徳, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Date: February 18, 2017 10:00-
Place: L-9th Floor Conference room, Sophia University

Evaluation of soil environment by microorganisms
Speaker: Mikiya Hiroki, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Date: January 17, 2017 15:00-17:00
Place: L-9th Floor Conference room, Sophia University

Before 2017
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