Open symposium/ Workshop/ Seminar

SDGs Dialogue from water perspective For better understanding of the progresses toward SDGs in different parts of the world
Moderator: Dr. Guangwei Huang, Sophia University, Japan
DATE & TIME: March 16, 2023, 15:00-
VENUE: 2-1702, Sophia University
Dr. Ma. Aileen Leah G. Guzman (Dept. of Enviromental Science, Ateneo de Manila University, The Philippines)
Dr. Chaiwat Ekkawatpanit (Dept, of Civil Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand)
Dr. Lu Hui (Dept. of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, China)

Sustainable Development Goals: How many Goals have been scored so far in Africa and what are the Lessons?
PRESENTER: Prof. Seidu Al-Hassan (Ph.D)/ Vice-Chancellor, University for Development Studies (UDS), Ghana
DATE & TIME: March 7, 2023 17:00 start (Japan time)
VENUE: Online zoom

Biogas solutions:technologies for sustainable transformations
DATE/TIME: February 14, 2023 from 15:30-
Venue: L-911(Central Library)
Speaker: Dr. Alex Enrich Prast / Linköping University, Sweden

Workshop on Flood Risk Management in Kuma River Basin
DATE/TIME: January 19,2023 from 17:00-
Venue: 2-1702

SORW: Water – Energy – Urban – Rural Integrative Research DATE/TIME: November 19 Saturday, 2022 10:30- (Tokyo Japan)
Online (Zoom)

SORW:Water – Energy – Urban – Rural Integrative Research DATE/TIME: November 19 Saturday, 2022 10:30- (Tokyo Japan)
Online (Zoom)

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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