U of T – JSPS Forum 2019: Forging Research Collaborations with Japan

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

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Wednesday, October 2, 20191:30PM - 5:00PMHart House – Music Room, University of Toronto,
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, M5S 3H3
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Description

The goal of this forum is to raise the awareness of science and research excellence in Japan by celebrating successful research collaborations between the two countries and increasing interest among U of T faculty and government partners. The forum will also serve as an opportunity to bring current and potential industry partners and facilitate engagement in collaborative research, as well as raise awareness of funding opportunities available through JSPS, NSERC and MITACS.

October 2, 2019
1:30 – 4 PM with reception from 4 – 5PM
Hart House (Music Room)
University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON, M5S 3H3

RSVP by September 20, 2019 to tak.koguchi@utoronto.ca

PROGRAM

Opening Remarks (1:30 – 1:40 PM):
• Professor Ted Sargent, Vice President, International, University of Toronto
• Consul General Takako Ito, Consul General of Japan in Toronto
• Kohji Hirata, Director of JSPS Washington Office

Research Funding (1:40 – 2:10 PM):
• Learn about funding opportunities for research with/in Japan with representatives from JSPS, MITACS, NSERC

Centre for the Study of Global Japan (2:10 – 2:40 PM):
• Professor Phillip Lipscy, Director of CSGJ presents on the Centre’s vision for collaborating with Japan

Panel Discussion on Research Collaborations with Japan (2:40 – 3:50 PM):
• Discussion with U of T faculty on collaborating with Japan. Panelists include:
• Professor Charles Boone (Molecular Genetics)
• Professor Wai Tung Ng (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
• Professor Andre Sorensen (Human Geography)

Moderated by Professor Chris Yip, Dean of Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Closing Remarks (3:50 – 4 PM)

Reception (4 – 5 PM)

For more information, please visit this link.

Sponsors

Office of the Vice-President, International, University of Toronto

Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science

Co-Sponsors

Centre for the Study of Global Japan


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