KAVLI PRIZE PROGRAM

Lectures and Symposium

Date

May 27, 2013 (Mon)

Capacity

First 300 applicants, Advance application is necessary. (Registration of the application finished. )

No admission fee is required.

Open to the general public

Venue

Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, The University of Tokyo

Program

10.00 - 10.30
Opening session
  • Moderator: Dean Prof. Hiroaki Aihara, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Welcome : President Junichi Hamada, The University of Tokyo
  • Greeting: Ambassador Arne Walther, Royal Norwegian Embassy
  • Greeting: Deputy Minister Ragnhild Setsaas, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research
  • Greeting: President Robert W. Conn, The Kavli Foundation
  • Greeting: Vice President Prof Nils Chr. Stenseth, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
10:30 -12:15
Kavli lectures
  • 10.30 - 11.10
    Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture
    • Prof. Sumio Iijima, Kavli Prize Laureate in Nanoscience 2008
      (Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Meijo University / Director, Nanotube Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
  • 11.10 - 12.15
    Kavli Institute Lectures
    • Prof. Menno P. Witter, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
    • Director Prof. Hitoshi Murayama, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathamatics of the Universe, The University of Tokyo
14:00 - 16:45
Kavli Symposium: Scientific Solutions to Global Challenges
Moderator: Rector Prof. Torbjørn Digernes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • 14.00 - 14.30
    Opening session
    • Greeting: Executive Vice President Masako Egawa, The University of Tokyo
    • Opening address: Deputy Minister Ragnhild Setsaas, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research
  • 14.30 - 15.30
    Keynote addresses
    • Sustainability in Science: Emeritus Prof. Hiroyuki Yoshikawa (former president of the University of Tokyo)
    • Global Health: Prof. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Academic Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
    • Global minded education: Rector Prof. Ole Petter Ottersen, University of Oslo
  • 15.30 – 16.30
    Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Rector Prof. Torbjørn Digernes, NTNU
    • Panelists: Keynote address speakers, Vice President Prof. Syunya Yoshimi, The University of Tokyo, Vice-Rector Prof. Kuvvet Atakan, University of Bergen, Vice Rector Cand. Polit. Britt-Vigdis Ekeli, University of Tromsø
  • 16.30 - 16.45
    Concluding remarks
    • Dr. Svein Grandum, Counsellor Science and Technology, The Royal Norwegian Embassy

Jointly Organised by

The University of Tokyo, The Kavli Foundation, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and The Royal Norwegian Embassy