International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2021 - Achieving Net Zero Emissions: The Roles of Academia ->> Japanese

With climate change becoming an urgent international issue, 2021 was a year for deepening discussions on setting goals for net zero emissions and policies and measures to reach them. This conference invites experts from various academic fields in Japan and abroad, to participate in a discussion on how academia should contribute to the world achieving net zero, taking into account the latest trends on the relevance of the 17 goals outlined in the UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
The conference will explore the roles of academia across disciplines focusing on: "Net Zero Emissions in Asia" and "Synergies and Trade-offs related to Climate Change."

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Time & Date 07:00 - 09:00 (UTC) January 31, 2022
11:00 - 13:00 (UTC) February 1, 2022
Venue ZOOM Webinar
Open to public *pre-registration is necessary
Fee Free
Registration Please register here : Entry form
Capacity About 1000
Language English and Japanese
Organizer Science Council of Japan
Endorsement Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Japan
Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
International Science Council (ISC)
Global Secretariat Hub - Japan, Future Earth
1st Day <Monday January 31>
07:00-07:05 Opening Remarks
KAJITA Takaaki (President, Science Council of Japan / Distinguished University Professor, The University of Tokyo / Director, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR), The University of Tokyo)
07:05-07:10 Guest Speech【video message】
KOBAYASHI Takayuki (Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy)
07:10-07:15 Introduction
KAMEYAMA Yasuko (Director, Social Systems Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies / Chairperson, International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2021 Sub-Committee)
07:15-08:00 Short Speech(15 minutes/speaker)
Johan ROCKSTROM (Director, The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research / Professor, Earth System Science, The University of Potsdam)
JIANG Kejun (Senior Researcher, Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission, CHINA)
Miranda SCHREURS (Professor of Environment and Climate Policy, Technical University of Munich)
08:00-09:00 Discussion
Moderator:KAMEYAMA Yasuko
Panelists:JIANG Kejun
      Miranda SCHREURS
      TANABE Shin-ichi (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University)
2nd Day <Tuesday February 1>
11:00-11:05 Introduction
11:05-11:50 Short Speech(15 minutes/speaker)
Robin GRIMES (Vice President and Foreign Secretary, The Royal Society / Steele Professor of Energy Materials, Department of Materials, Imperial College London)
HASHIMOTO Shizuka (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo / Associate Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo)
Diane COYLE (Bennett Professor of Public Policy, University of Cambridge)
11:50-12:55 Discussion
Moderator:KASUGA Fumiko (Global Secretariat Hub Director-Japan, Future Earth / Senior Fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies)
 Diane COYLE
12:55-13:00 Closing Remarks
TAKAMURA Yukari (Vice President, Science Council of Japan / Professor at the Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo)
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