Science and Society

8th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

Date: May 9–10, 2003
Venue: Tagungszentrum Festung Marienberg, Würzburg, Germany

The symposium lectures were published as Conference Proceedings No. 5.


Friday May 9, 2003

13.30   Welcoming Remarks
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki (Chairman, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)

14.00   Teiichi Sato (Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO):
Science and Society

14.45   Hajime Sasaki (Chairman of the Board, NEC Corporation):
The Role and Prospect of ICT toward the Sustainable Society
Presentation Sasaki (6,0 MB)

15.30   Coffee break

16.00   Dr. Anton Kraus (Leader Portfolio Management Insecticides/New Molecules Bayer CropScience):
Perspectives of Crop Protection Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture in Japan and Germany

18.30   English and German guided tour, Weingut Bürgerspital
            afterwards Dinner, Kelterhalle Weingut Bürgerspital

Saturday May 10, 2003

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki (Chairman, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)

09.30   Instruments of Funding German-Japanese Scientific Exchange (partly in German): Joint Presentation by AvH, DAAD, DFG and JSPS

10.00   Prof. Dr. Klaus Steigleder (University of Bochum, Institute for Philosophy):
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and the Moral Status of the Human Embryo

10.45   Coffee break

11.15   Prof. Dr. Takeshi Sasaki (President, The University of Tokyo):
The Political Implications of Science and Technology

12.00   Lunch
13.30   Annual Assembly, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.
15.45   Japanese and German guided tour Siebold-Museum

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