Transport and Mobility – Challenges for the Future


Invitation Press Conference at 12:00 on Monday Sept. 13, 2010

                  

Purpose

On the occasion of the initiative “150 Jahre Freundschaft Japan-Deutschland” commemorating 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Germany, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the German JSPS Alumni Association will hold a symposium on “Transport and Mobility – Challenges for the Future” in September 13-15 in Tokyo, Japan.

In 1861, Japan and Prussia have signed in Edo (Tokyo) a Treaty of Friendship and Commerce. The summit “150 Years Friendship Japan-Germany” has agreed to further develop these bilateral relations and to conduct commemorative events. This symposium is the beginning of these commemorative events in Japan. It will introduce to research in both countries, enhance the mutual understanding and aims to promote academic exchanges and joint research in Japan and Germany.


Committee

Prof. Dr. Heinrich MENKHAUS, President of JSPS German Alumni Association and Professor at Meiji University, Japan
Takayuki KATO, International Research Cooperation Division II, JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
Prof. Dr. Masao SAKAUCHI, General Director NII (National Institute of Informatics)
Prof. Dr. Noboru SONEHARA, Director
Prof. Dr. Isao ECHIZEN, Associate Professor
Dr. Sven WOHLGEMUTH, DAAD Postdoctoral Scholar


Date and venue

Date: September 13-15, 2010
Venue: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, International Exchange Building, 3-1, Yoyogi Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0052

Visit of National Institute of Informatics (NII)
Date: September 14, 2010 (16:00-19:30)
Venue: National Institute of Informatics, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8430


Veranstaltungsbericht in NvC 02/2010

Program (82 KB)

Sunday, September 12

Arrival and check-in: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center (NYC), 3-1 Yoyogi Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0052, Tel. +81-3-3469-2525


Monday, September 13

10:00   !! Only for members of the German JSPS-Club !!
Excursion to Miraikan Tokyo (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation)

14:00   Opening remarks
Prof. Motoyuki ONO, President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Prof. Dr. Heinrich MENKHAUS, Chairman, German JSPS-Club
Peter RONDORF, Minister German Embassy, Tokyo
Takahumi GODA, Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Director-General of Science and Technology Policy Bureau


Topic: Transportation

General Chair: Prof. Dr. Heinrich MENKHAUS, Meiji University

14:20   Session 1: Overview of Transportation in Germany and Japan
Chairs: Dr. Kay NOTTMEYER, Robert Bosch GmbH and Dr. Masao SAKAUCHI, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

Dr. Stefan KLUG, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI)
Land Use Pattern and Transportation in a Post Carbon Society
Lecture (1,0 MB)

Prof. Dr. Wilfried WUNDERLICH, Tokai University
Energy Efficient Urban Rail Transport to Hot-spot Tokyo
Lecture part 1 (3,6 MB)
Lecture part 2 (3,4 MB)

Hajime AMANO, President and CEO, ITS Japan
(title to be announced)

15:20   Discussion (moderation by session chairs)

15:40   Coffee Break


16:00   Session 2: Transportation Technology in Germany and Japan
Chairs: Dr. Andreas SCHAPER, University of Marburg and Dr. Masao SAKAUCHI, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

Dr. Weert CANZLER, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)
E-mobility: New Chances for Sustainable Urban Transport

Prof. Dr. Katsushi IKEUCHI, University of Tokyo, ITS Japan
Four Dimensional Virtual City and ITS

16:40   Discussion (moderation by session chairs)

17:00   Takayuki KATO, Head, Research Cooperation Division II, JSPS
Introduction to JSPS

17:20   Prof. Dr. Heinrich MENKHAUS, Chairman, German JSPS-Club
Introduction to German JSPS-Club

17:40   Reception hosted by JSPS


Tuesday, September 14

10:00   Registration

Topic: Knowledge Sharing for Solving Worldwide Social Problems
General Chair: Prof. Dr. Noboru SONEHARA, National Institute for Informatics (NII)

10:20   Session 3: Overview of Knowledge Sharing in Germany and Japan
Chair: Prof. Dr. Andreas SCHLACHETZKI, Technical University Braunschweig and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isao ECHIZEN, National Institute for Informatics (NII)

Prof. Dr. Günter MÜLLER, University of Freiburg
Changing Security Concepts for Increasing Mobility

Dr. Yuji INOUE, Secretary General, Telecommunication Technology Committee (TTC)
NEV & ICT: Information and Communication Vehicles and New Energy

11:00   Discussion (moderation by session chairs)


11:20   Session 4: Knowledge Sharing Technology in Germany and Japan
Chair: Dr. Sven WOHLGEMUTH, National Institute for Informatics (NII) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isao ECHIZEN, National Institute for Informatics (NII)

Rodney STRATA, Head of Business Strategy, SAP Research Center CEC Brisbane
The Internet of Transport & Logistic

Toshihiro MANABE, NTT Access Network Service Systems Lab
Trends on In-Train Internet Access Services and Technologies

12:00   Discussion (moderation by session chairs)
Taking Photo

12:20   Closing Remarks
Dr. Masao SAKAUCHI, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Informatics (NII)


12:30   Individual Lunch

15:00   Individual Transfer to National Institute of Informatics (NII), 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8430

16:00   Introduction to NII, Prof. Dr. Noboru SONEHARA
Web Cultural Heritage, Video Indexing, Federated Associative Search, Media Security, Privacy in Business Processes etc.

17:30   NII – Joint Research Meeting
for: German JSPS Alumni, JSPS researchers and host institutions of German researchers in Japan, NII
Greetings: Dr. Masao SAKAUCHI, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

19:30   Reception hosted by NII


Wednesday, September 15

!! Only for members of the German JSPS-Club !!

Excursions to:
Railway Museum (鉄道博物館, Tetsudō Hakubutsukan) Wikipedia
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum (江戸東京たてもの園, Edo Tōkyō Tatemono En) Wikipedia

Dinner hosted by German JSPS-Club (only by personal invitation)