Keynotes and other talks

Welcome Reception (Mon. August 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm)

6:00pm - 6:40pm Lecture for Students and Young Professionals

Room: A106

Title A 21st Century Engineer
Presenter Gordon Day IEEE past-President

6:40pm - 8:00 Reception (buffet party)

Venue: Cafe terrace (Venue is opened at 6:00pm.)

Title IEEE Region 10 Student/GOLD/WIE Congress Report
Presented by Hiroyuki Kurata Tokyo University of Science Student Branch

Moderator: Kojiro Nishimiya (IEEE Tokyo GOLD Secretary and Schlumberger)

Opening Session (Tue. August 27, 9:00am - 9:45am)

Chair: Prof. Akinori Nishihara

Prof. Fumio Harashima Conference President Welcome Greetings
Dr. Peter W. Staecker 2013 IEEE President and CEO Greetings from IEEE
Prof. Toshio Fukuda Region 10 Director Greetings from Region 10
Mr. Shuichi Miura Vice Governor, Miyagi Prefecture Welcome from Miyagi
Mr. Kazuo Hagimoto Technical Program Committee Chair TPC Chair's Message

Keynote Session (Tue. August 27, 10:00am - 11:30am)

Chair: Prof. J. Roberto de Marca

Mr. Isao Sugino Ministry of Internal Affairs and Commun. Director Toward Disaster-Resilient Networks - lessons learned from Great East Japan Disaster
Prof. Takafumi Aoki Vice President, Tohoku University What is the Role of University in Disaster Response, Recovery and Rehabilitation? ---Focusing on our Disaster Victim Identification Project
Ms. Miyako Hamasaka JEN (Japan Emergency NGO) Lesson Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake

Affinity Group Session - Humanitarian Technology by Women Engineers, Tue. August 27

1:00pm - 1:30pm Humanitarian Technology Tutorial

Title Humanitarian Technology : IEEE's perspective
Speaker Deepak Mathur R10 HTA Coordinator

1:30pm - 2:00pm Invited Talk

Title The Great East Japan Earthquake and "Me",
as a Media Researcher, a Mother and a Human Being
Speaker Kuniko Sakata Watanabe Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University

2:00pm - 3:30pm Panel Discussion

Title Humanitarian Technology led by Women Engineers
Facilitator Takako Hashimoto R10 WIE Coordinator
Speaker Deepak Mathur R10 HTA Coordinator
Miwako Doi Toshiba Fellow
Riri Fitri Sari Indonesia University

Keynote Session (Wed. August 28, 9:00am - 0:30pm)

Chair: Dr. Hirohisa Gambe

Mr. Matthew S. Loeb Staff Executive, Corporate Strategy, IEEE Staff Executive Developing and Deploying a Reasonable Business Continuity Plan: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Prof. Satoshi Tadokoro Tohoku University Disaster Response Robot Quince and Lessons at Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Mr. Mitsuyoshi Kobayashi Director and Senior Vice President, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation Experience of Infrastructure Damage caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Countermeasures against Future Disaster

Keynote Panel Future Energy

Chair: Prof. Tomonori Aoyama

Prof. Tomonori Aoyama Organizing Committee Chair Introduction
Dr. Lorenz Granrath Fraunhofer Repr. Office Japan Principles of a Sustainable Energy System
Dr. Hiroshi Takahashi Fujitsu Research Institute Future of Renewable Energy in Japan
Dr. Robert Hebner The University of Texas at Austin Technology Needs for Wider Use of Microgrids

Closing Session (Wed. August 28, afternoon)

Chair: Prof. Takako Hashimoto

Prof. J. Roberto de Marca IEEE President-Elect Greetings from IEEE
Mr. Balu Anand Madras Section Introduction of R10-HTC2014 in Madras
Prof. Tomonori Aoyama Conference Chair Closing Remarks