Conference Outline

Thursday, June 8, 2017

08:30-17:30: Pre-Conference Tour of Nara (optional extra)

Friday, June 9, 2017

08:30-09:30: Conference Registration | Open Studio (2F)
Coffee & tea will be served from 09:00

09:30-09:45: Announcements & Welcome Address | Prokofiev Hall (2F)

09:45-10:45: Plenary Panel Presentation I | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
East Meets West
Keynote Presentation: Toshiya Hoshino
Respondents: Haruko Satoh, Osaka University, Japan and Michael Anthony C. Vasco, University of Santo Tomas, The Philippines

10:45-11:15: Coffee Break

11:15-11:45: Featured Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Methodologies for the Collection of Comparative Community Level Public Health Data: Obtaining Powerful and Statistically Meaningful Findings for Small Populations
James W. McNally, University of Michigan, USA

11:45-12:15: Plenary Panel Presentation II | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Easts Meets West – Healthy, Active and Beautiful Aging in Asia
Hiroshi Ishida, University of Tokyo, Japan
James W. McNally, University of Michigan, USA

12:15-12:30: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award
2016 Winners’ Screening followed by Conference Photograph

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-14:30: Featured Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Establishing a Value Mindset
Philip Sugai, Doshisha Business School, Japan

14:30-15:00: Spotlight Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Can Data Science Do Without the Field Survey? Developing Innovative Statistical and Cartographic Methodologies Involving Small and Big Data Analyses in Social Sciences
Maxime Jaffré, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France

15:00-15:30: Spotlight Presentation | Prokofiev Hall (2F)
Xinhua News Agency’s Coverage of the Kunming Railway Station
Attack in the Context of Reshaping China's National Identity
Guo-qiang Liu, Deakin University, Australia

15:30-15:45: Coffee Break

15:45-16:45: Conference Poster Session I | Room 504 (5F)

16:45-17:00: Coffee Break

17:00-18:00: Conference Poster Session II | Room 504 (5F)

18:00-19:00: Conference Welcome Reception

19:30-21:30: Conference Dinner (Optional Ticketed Event)
Meeting time & location: 18:45 at Art Center Kobe (2F lobby)
Group leaves for restaurant at 19:00.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

09:00-10:30: Parallel Sessions

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

10:45-12:45: Parallel Sessions

12:15-13:45: Lunch

12:00-13:00: Shodō Workshop (Japanese Calligraphy) | Room 504

13:30-15:00: Parallel Sessions

15:00-15:15: Coffee Break

15:15-16:45: Parallel Sessions

16:45-17:00: Coffee Break

17:00-17:30: Spotlight Presentation | Room 501 (5F)
Applying a Rights-Based Approach in Investigating Repatriation of Fukushima's Nuclear Refugees
Jane Singer, Kyoto University, Japan

17:45-18:45: Spotlight Workshop Presentation | Room 501 (5F)
Using Mindfulness Practices to Improve Mental Health and Address Unconscious Bias
Kamilah Majied, Howard University School of Social Work, USA

Sunday, June 11, 2017

09:00-10:30: Parallel Sessions

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

10:45-12:45: Parallel Sessions

12:15-13:45: Lunch

13:30-15:30: Parallel Sessions

15:30-16:00: Conference Closing Address

Monday, June 12, 2017

08:00-18:00: Post-Conference Tour of Kyoto (optional extra).