SDGs Symposium 2024 – Planetary health for Sustainability: Towards transformative solutions for a Healthy Planet

January 10, 2024


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) February 27, 2024 14:30 — 19:30
Location Hongo Area Campus,In-person and online
Venue Onsite participants: Sanjo Conference Hall Main Conference Room, The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
Online participants: Zoom webinar
Capacity 70 people
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Registration Form: Onsite participation (external link)
Registration Form: Online participation (external link)
Registration Period January 9, 2024 — February 26, 2024
Contact Secretariat of SDGs Symposium 2024
E-mail: sdg_sympo2024★★→@)
The 2024 SDGs Symposium will explore these intersections between planetary health and sustainability.
We wish to take this opportunity to invite renowned researchers from Japan and abroad, as well as students and early career researchers, working at this interface of planetary health and SDGs.
Our aim is to actively discuss how this research can explain these multifaceted phenomena and develop equitable solutions with high societal relevance and impact.
14:30-14:40 [Opening Remarks]
Kensuke Fukushi
(Director and Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives (IFI), The University of Tokyo)

Antoine Bocquet
(Managing Director, Springer Nature Japan)
14:40-15:20 [Keynote 1]
Chiho Watanabe
(Professor and Executive Advisor to the President (Planetary Health), Nagasaki University)

[Keynote 2]
Magdalena Skipper
(Editor-in-Chief, Nature, Chief Editorial Advisor, Nature Portfolio)
15:20-16:05 [Plenary 1]
Yoonhee Kim
(Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo)

[Plenary 2]
Nobuo Nishi
(Dean and Professor, St. Luke’s International University)

[Plenary 3]
Saori Kashima
(Associate Professor, Hiroshima University)

[Plenary 4]
Emiko Nishimura
(Director, Global Health Team, Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA))
16:05-16:20 Break
16:20-17:30 [Panel Discussion]
(with all keynote and plenary speakers)
Fumiko Kasuga (Professor, Nagasaki University)
17:30-17:40 [Closing Remarks]
Teruo Fujii
(President, The University of Tokyo)
17:40-19:30 [Networking event]
Student poster session

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