Tokyo College Symposium: "Beyond Corona Crisis"

June 4, 2020

Event Details

Event Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) June 17, 2020 — July 8, 2020
Location Other campuses/off-campus
Venue Online (YouTube livestream via Zoom)
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method No advance registration required


We have set six themes to consider in thinking about the "Corona Crisis" and the future world. Experts from various disciplines will discuss each theme in a roundtable. Discussions will be held sequentially from June 17 (Wed).

Language: Japanese (No English interpretation available)

Six themes and the chairs of each round table are as follows:

1. Medicine - Epidemiology (Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 2:00-3:00 pm )
Coordinator: Masaomi Nangaku (Head of Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

2. Life and Society (Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 10:00-11:30 am)
Coordinator: Makoto Yokohari (Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

3. Value (Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:30-5:00 pm)
Coordinator:Takahiro Nakajima (Professor of Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo)

4. Economics (Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm)
Coordinator: Takeo Hoshi (Professor of Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo/Tokyo College Project Professor)

5. SDGs (Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:00-4:30 pm)
Coordinator: Takashi Mino (Tokyo College Project Professor)

6. Utilization and Management of Information (Friday, 3 July 2020, 10:00-11:30 am)
Coordinator: Toshiya Watanabe (Vice President of The University of Tokyo/Professor of Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo)

7. Final session (Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 5:00-7:00 pm)
Speakers: GONOKAMI Makoto (President, The University of Tokyo) and coordinators of Tokyo College Symposium: "Beyond Corona Crisis"


YouTube Livestreams

1. Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 2:00-3:00 pm: Medicine - Epidemiology
2. Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 10:00-11:30 am: Life and Society
3. Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:30-5:00 pm: Value
4. Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm: Economics
5. Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:00-4:30 pm: SDGs
6. Friday, 3 July 2020, 10:00-11:30 am: Utilization and Management of Information
7. Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 5:00-7:00 pm: Final session

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