Asian Science and Technology Forum - Challenges for Science and Technology in Achieving Sustainable Development in Asia
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Reports of the 2nd Asian Science and Technology Forum


"tokyo conference center shinagawa"


AREA Shinagawa 3rd - 5th floor
(Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN)
Large Hall, room 402, room 406, room 501


September 8, 2006 (Friday)


9:30-17:30 (Reception from 18:00)

2nd Asian Science and Technology Forum Program

Time Contents
9:30 Open

Opening Remarks: Kazuki OKIMURA, President, Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST), Japan

Guest Speech: Saburo KOUMOTO

Introductory Remarks: Hiroshi NAGANO, Chair, the 2nd Asian Science and Technology Forum Steering Committee, Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan


Key Note Speech: Makoto TANIGUCHI, President, Iwate Prefectural University, former Ambassador to the United Nations, former OECD Deputy Secretary-General, Japan

Session 1 Session 2
Theme : "Perspectives on Science and Technology Policy for Sustainable Development in Asia"
Chair : Hiroyuki ABE, Member of the Council for Science and
Technology Policy
Theme : "R&D in the area of Environment and Energy for Sustainable Development of Asia"
Chair : Yoichi KAYA, Director-General, Research Institute of
Innovative Technology for the Earth
Speakers / Panelists Speakers / Panelists
Zhou Yuan
Deputy Director-General, National Research Center for Science and Technology for Development, Ministry of Science and Technology
Rangsan Sarochawikasit
Executive Director of Bureau of Energy Research, Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, Ministry of Energy
Sungchul Chung
President, Science & Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)
Tran Thuc
Director, Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Sakarindr Bhumiratana
President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
Yunhan Xiao
Deputy Director and Professor, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Bach Tan Sinh
Acting Director, R&D Policy Department, National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy (NISTPASS)
Chancellor, University of Al Azhar Indonesia
Manju Sharma
Board Member, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)
Kotaro INOUE
Principal Fellow, Center for Research & Development Strategy, JST
Director-General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion
Session 3 Session 4
Theme : "How to establish Partnership in Asia"
Chair : Tsuneo KATAYAMA, Professor, Tokyo Denki University, former President, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
Theme : "Bilateral/Multilateral Joint Efforts and Networking to Cope with Infectious Diseases for Sustainable Development in Asia"
Yoshiyuki NAGAI, Director, Center of Research Network for Infectious Diseases, RIKEN

Tatsuo MIYAMURA, Director General, National Institute of Infectious Diseases

Yoshifumi TAKEDA, Director, Cine-Science Laboratory Co., Ltd.
Speakers / Panelists Speakers / Panelists
Gao YuCheng
Section Chief of Department of disaster relief, Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Mca)
Prida Malasit
Director, Siriraj Hospital
Elbegdorj Tsakhia
Chairman, Mongolia's Democratic Party, former Prime Minister
John D. Clemens
Director General, International Vaccine Institute
(Sri Lanka)
Tissa Vitarana
Minister of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology
N. K. Ganguly
Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research
Idwan Suhardi
Deputy to the Minister for Utilization and Dissemination of S&T, Ministry for Research and Technology
Yi Zeng
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hiroyuki KAMEDA
Visiting Researcher, Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion

Summarization of the Four Sessions
Closing Remarks : Hiroshi NAGANO, Chair, 2nd Asian Science and Technology Forum Steering Committee, Executive Director, Japan Science & Technology Agency, Japan

18:00- Reception