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February 6, 2018

+Space Law and Policy Strategies for Building Moon Bases and Exploiting Its Space Natural Resources

An International Workshop "Space Law and Policy Strategies for Building Moon Bases and Exploiting Its Space Natural Resources" will be held on the occasion of the second International Space Exploration Forum (ISEF) to be held at the University of Tokyo on March 4, 2018. The workshop is an open forum for opinion leaders, domestic and international, from industries, academia and UT students. The program, application method, and the venue can be obtained from: http://stig.pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp/?p=2621

December 5, 2017

+SciREX Seminar: "Star Scientists and Innovation in Japan"

The 22nd SciREX Seminar will be held as follows.

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, January 10, 2018  18:30-20:00
VENUE:  Kasumigaseki Knowledge Square Expert Club
LANGUEGE:  Japanese

In the U.S., the star scientists who produce excellent research results tend to establish successful venture businesses. The linkage between the star scientists and industries brings economic and societal impacts. This seminar introduces such evidence seen in the U.S. as well as analyses on the current status of the Japanese star scientists.

Dr. Kanetaka MAKI, Associate Professor, Waseda Business School
Dr. Koichi SUMIKURA, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

November 14, 2017

+Workshop: "Ideal" Relationship between Science and Society

When:  10:30-12:00 Sunday, November 26, 2017
Where: Science AGORA http://www.jst.go.jp/csc/scienceagora/en/
Language:  Japanese
Registration:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13Ygnpd2gfDXNGkPOMBhB8eNwo2mgJ3eD5Sd2K8ZSFmg/viewform?edit_requested=true

November 2, 2017

+International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship in Israel and Japan

Date & Time:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017  18:30-20:00 (Doors open 18:00)
Venue:  Room ABC, 1st floor at GRIPS (7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (ACCESS)
Sponsored by: SciREX Center, GRIPS
Co-sponsored by: The Embassy of Israel in Japan and the Center for the Study of Co*Design, Osaka University
Language:  Japanese and English with simultaneous interpretation service

Program: See http://scirex.grips.ac.jp/events/SocialEntrepreneurship_engpage_20171115s.pdf

REGISTERATION from HERE (Admission is free, space is limited) 

*If you are unable to register online, send your email to scirex-cente r@grips.ac.jp with:
1. Your full name, 2. Affiliation, 3. Job title, 4. Email 5. Vehicle information if you come by car, 6. Whether you wish to receive event information from the sponsor
*Please bring your photo ID and Confirmation of Attendance sent after registration to the event for security clearance.

October 31, 2017

+The 8th International Conference on Foresight: Foresight for Strategic Planning

To be sponsored by the National Institute for Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) as follows:

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Venue: The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) 1F Sokairo Hall
Language: Japanese and Egnlish (simultaneous translation service provided)
Admission: Free: Preliminary application is required through
Application deadline: 12:00 Frida, November 24, 2017

See http://www.nistep.go.jp/en/?p=4258 for registration, program and access.
10:00:  Opening & Key Note Speeches
11:00:  Strategy and Foresight
14:00: New Dimensions of Foresight
15:45: Foresight in Digitalization
17:30: Closing Remarks



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