SYMPOSIUM


  • Japan India Exchange Platform Program
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The First Japan India Exchange Platform Program (JIEPP) Symposium
Inter-University Exchange Project Platform Building Program (India)
Present and Future of Japan-India Exchange - Build up to the Platform Program
Building a platform to promote exchanges and develop sustainable and robust Japan-India exchanges

The First symposium

Date 2018.12.20 Thu
Time 10:30-17:30
Venue Ito Hall, Hongo Campus,The University of Tokyo
TEL:03-3812-2111
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Program

10:30-10:45
Opening Remarks
Prof. Masashi HANEDA Executive Vice President, UTokyo
Mr. Kasumi SHINDO
Director, Office for International Planning, Higher Education Bureau,
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology –MEXT-
Mr. Raj Kumar SRIVASTAVA Chargé d'affaires a.i. Embassy of India, Japan

10:45-11:00
Introduction to JIEPP  Prof. Naoto SEKIMURA Vice President, UTokyo

11:00-12:00
Plenary Session
「History and Contemporary Significance of Japan-India Intellectual Exchange」
Prof. Akio TANABE Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, UTokyo

12:00-13:30
Lunch ・ Poster session

13:30-14:30
Invited Lectures
1.Prof. Mahesh PANCHAGNULA Dean of International & Alumni Relations IIT Madras
2.Mr. Tenpei ODA Deputy General Manager, Indian High Speed Rail Division,
International Affairs Headquarters, East Japan Railway Company

14:30-15:00
Coffee Break

15:00-15:05
Part2 Opening Remarks
Prof. Tatsuya OKUBO Dean, School of Engineering, UTokyo

15:05-16:05
Student Presentations
1.Mr. Fumikazu IWABUCHI
Master’s Student, School of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology
2.Mr. Rahul GARG Master’s Student, School of Engineering, UTokyo
3.Mr. Tatsuki YAMANAMI Master’s Student, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, UTokyo

16:05-17:25
Panel Discussion about Japan-India Government Academia Industry Collaboration and Development of Human Resource
Moderator:
Dr. Kohei NAGAI Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, UTokyo
Panelists:
1.Mr. Yukio TAKEYARI Former President, Sony India Software Center
2.Mr. Tetsuya NAKAMURA CDIO & Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services Japan
3.Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
4.Prof. Atsushi SUZUKI Professor Research Institute of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
5.Ms. Jain ANKITA Doctoral Student, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
6.Dr. Shashank BISHNOI Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IITDelhi

17:25-17:30
Closing Remarks Prof. Naoto SEKIMURA Vice President, UTokyo

Purpose

The purpose of this symposium was to introduce the initiatives of universities involved in Japan-India exchange, to present reports of students who participated in the exchange program, and to share information and opinions on the efforts made in Japan-India exchange projects through industry-academia-government collaboration. The first symposium aimed to build a platform for promoting exchanges and developing sustainable and robust Japan-India exchanges.
Purpose Purpose Purpose
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Speakers / Panelists

Professor Akio TANABE
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, UTokyo
Prof.Mahesh PANCHAGNULA
Dean of International and Alumni Relations at Indian Institute of Technology Madras(September 2018-)
Mr. Tenpei ODA
Deputy General Manager, Indian High Speed Rail Division, International Affairs Headquarters, East Japan Railway

Symposium Report

Japanese and Indian faculty, students and other members involved in Japan-India collaborations in various fields from industry, government, and academia attended the symposium. In Part 1, lectures were given on the significance and perspectives of the Platform Program. In Part 2, presentations were made by participants of the Japan-India Student Exchange Program on the achievements and prospect of the MEXT Inter-University Exchange Project (India), and a panel discussion was held on the theme of human resource development. During lunchtime, the universities participating in the MEXT Inter-University Exchange Project (India), the Japan Science and Technology Agency, and the Japan TATA Consultancy Services Co., Ltd. held poster sessions to introduce their initiatives. The symposium provided a great opportunity for the participants to share information and create networks to further expand Japan-India collaborations.

Lectures

Keynote Speech 1
Keynote Speech 1
Professor Akio TANABE
Professor Akio Tanabe of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, gave a keynote speech entitled "History and Contemporary Significance of Japan-India Intellectual Exchange."
Invitational Lecture 1
Invitational Lecture 1
Prof. Mahesh PANCHAGNULA
Professor Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean of International & Alumni Relations at the Indian Institute of Technology (IITM,) gave a lecture entitled "Indo-Japan Education partnership: IITMadras experience."
Invitational Lecture 2
Invitational Lecture 2
Mr. Tenpei Oda
Mr. Tenpei Oda, Deputy General Manager of Indian High-Speed Rail Division, International Affairs Headquarters, East Japan Railway Company, gave a lecture on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project.

Reports by Participants of the Japan-India Student Exchange Program, etc.

Report1
Fumikazu Iwabuchi (Master's Student, School of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology)
Mr. Fumikazu Iwabuchi, a master's student at Nagaoka University of Science and Technology, made a presentation about the “Cooperative Engineer Education Program with South Indian Universities based on the Long-Term Internship Experience.
Report1
Report2
Rahul Garg (Master's Student, School of Engineering, UTokyo)
Mr. Rahul Garg applied for an internship program of "The India-Japan Education Program (IJEP)”
Report2
Report3
Tatsuki Yamanami (Master's Student, Graduate School of Frontier Science, UTokyo)
Mr. Tatsuki Yamanami, a master's student at the University of Tokyo, participated in a workshop held in IITH as a part of “i.school,” an educational program that fosters innovative and creative students.
Report3

Panel Discussion about Japan-India Government Academia Industry Collaboration and Development of Human Resource

Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion
Dr. Kohei NAGAI, Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, UTokyo [Moderator]
First, each panelist summarized his/her relationship with India on a single slide and gave a self-introduction, then it is discussed about Japan-India Government Academia Industry Collaboration and Development of Human Resource.

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